Category Archives: Yarn

Welcome Stone Soup Fingering from Knitspot Bare Naked Yarns!

Longtime readers will know that I am a huge, huge, huge Anne Hanson Fangirl. I’ve been a member of her Bare Naked Knits and her Fall in Full Color clubs for a few years, and I jump eagerly on all … Continue reading

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Let’s Go on a Yarn Crawl: First Ever Steel Valley Yarn Crawl

We are so pleased to announce the very first ever Steel Valley Yarn Crawl! When: August 1-10 What: Visit seven Local Yarn Shops and get your passport stamped to win amazing prizes! For $10, you will receive a handsome bag imprinted … Continue reading

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Epiphany Continued

In a lovely symmetry, Emily and Zelda drew each others’ yarn for our Epiphany exchange. Zelda knitted the Trilobite Hat and a Lonely Tree Shawl for Emily out of Cascade Eco+.  Both of these patterns are free! Emily knitted a … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Show Your FOs at our Fashion Show!

Do you want to do your little turn on the catwalk? Then join us for the CustomFit & More Fashion Show on Monday, June 30th, from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.! We are asking participants to limit their showing off … Continue reading

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Knitbot Trunk Show!

We are pleased to announce we are hosting a mini-trunk show of Hannah Fettig’s, aka Knitbot, sweaters. If you have ever wanted to see her Featherweight Cardigan and her Effortless Cardigan, we will have them on display for the next … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Chelle’s Orange You Glad Blanket

Chelle brought in her adapted version of “Orange You Glad,” a Leisure Arts pattern. Chelle knit hers in Comfort DK, and we think this would also look great in Vintage DK, Dreambaby, or Yarn Hollow Tor DK.  The texture here … Continue reading

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Spend the Summer with CustomFit!

We are excited to share some news about the CustomFit program from Amy Herzog! First, Amy and Jackie have worked really hard to improve the wording on your CustomFit patterns. The “at the same time” process has been greatly streamlined … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Elise’s CustomFit Pullover

Elise finished her CustomFit sweater in Cozette! Elise’s design choices: Pullover Average Fit Boat Neck Short Sleeves Low Hip Ready to make one of your own? Give us a call at 412-441-4410 to schedule your CustomFit consultation!

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Shop Sample Spotlight: Wee Liesl

When I saw Zelda’s completed shop sample of Ysolda Teague’s Wee Liesl, EEEEEEEEEEEEEE is the only thing that came out of my mouth because it is so darn cute. Wee Liesl continues Ysolda’s trend of downsizing her adult women’s patterns, … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Lorraine’s Sculling Cowl

I don’t know about you, but I think when Tina’s lovely yarn from Blue Moon Fiber Arts and the design wizardry of Anne Hanson comes together, that combination is unbeatable. Lorraine brought in her Sculling Cowl by Anne Hanson (available … Continue reading

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