Category Archives: Yarn

Time to Make the Presents

I was an early adopter of Pinterest, but I confess you will never catch me organizing my pantry or staying up all night to make Halloween costumes for my kids. I am not that kind of Pinterest mom, but I … Continue reading

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Shop Sample Spotlight: Turtle Pond

The Turtle Pond pattern by Kirsten Kapur is a favorite of ours. A unisex pattern (add the picot cast-on for a girlier version), this cardigan comes in sizes 2 through 16, and is available as a Ravelry in-store download purchase. … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Two Friends, Two CustomFit Sweaters

Candace and Nikki showed us their CustomFit sweaters when they came in for our pre-inventory sale. Don’t they look great? Candace is wearing a scoop-neck tank knit in Knit One Crochet Too Cozette. Nikki is wearing an Alight recipe knit … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck Report 2014

Yvonne, David, and I are back from the annual New York Sheep and Wool Festival, more commonly known as Rhinebeck! I am not posting with a full deck this morning due to Yarn Fumes Hangover, but I wanted to share … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Arnel’s Inflorescence Shawl

Arnel brought in her Inflorescence shawl knit out of Socks that Rock in the Lucille Eliza Tipsy colorway. We love how the Tipsy adds a surprising pop of color to the lace!

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FO Friday: Sarah’s Snuggly Sheep Hat

We are so proud to know our young friend Sarah Gomez, who has published designs in major magazines. We let out a SQUEEEEEEEEEEEE of delight when she brought in her own design, the Snuggly Sheep Hat, knit out of Cascade … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Marc’s Rainbow Ladder Afghan

Marc brought in his Rainbow Ladder Afghan, knit in Berroco Comfort. While we no longer carry the Comfort, we can enthusiastically recommend Uptown Worsted if you’d like to make your own beautiful, easy-care blanket like Marc’s.  

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Shop Sample Spotlight: Wee Cria

We are super-obsessed with Ysolda’s Wee Ones collection, as evidenced here by the first of two Wee Crias. This delightfully girly version was knit by Zelda in Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere. Wee Cria is available on its own … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Kathryn’s Bazaar Socks

When Kathryn pulled these out of her bag, we all gasped. These beauties are Priscilla Gibson-Robert’s Bazaar Socks, knitted in Kathryn’s Cascade Heritage sock yarn leftovers. Kathryn said each part reminded her of the original project, so the knitting was … Continue reading

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Getting BareNaked with David…

Yes, it is as exciting as you think! It doesn’t, however, involve skin. Canton, Ohio is the headquarters for BareNaked Wools — makers of Stone Soup Fingering and (new to us) Stone Soup DK yarns.  When I received the phone … Continue reading

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