Category Archives: Yarn

Sweater Yarns: Things to Think About

The things we love about yarns that we use for accessories (cowls, mitts, hats) may cause us to hate those same yarns when used in garments.  When we put hours and hours — let’s face it, weeks worth of time … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Holly’s Abingdon

We have been pretty enthusiastic about our Abingdon KAL, and with good reason: check out the finished results! Holly chose two colors of Bare Naked Wool Stone Soup DK for this beautiful and cozy shawl.  

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WIP Wednesday: Kelli’s Happypotamus

Kelli has been crocheting African flower motifs in order to construct a HIPPOPOTAMUS. Yes, that’s right, a hippo. These motifs, crocheted in Berroco Vintage will be cleverly sewn together to create the Happypotamus, a design available for in-store Ravelry download … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Andrea’s CustomFit

Andrea — who used to be our yarn rep for Yarn Hollow and Mountain Meadow Wools and now has come to work with us — makes most of her own clothes and has a wonderful, distinct sense of style. When … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Abingdon KAL

Today’s WIP Wednesday is two Abingdon Shawls from our KAL. The shawl on top is Yvonne’s, knit in two shades of Bare Naked Wools Stone Soup. Mine is underneath and combines one shade of Stone Soup with a dyed skein … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Helen’s Red Hat

Hang on to your hats, because Helen crocheted this red hat after learning to crochet JUST LAST FALL with Jack. This hat (the closest pattern we can find is this one) is crocheted from one skein of Cascade Heritage fingering … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Shani’s Socks that Rock Socks

Today we are digging through our workbaskets to bring you this new blog feature, Work in Progress Wednesday. Today’s project is Shani’s Twin Rib Socks in Socks that Rock I’m Too Sexy For Your Needles. As of this writing, one … Continue reading

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Two New Mystery KALs!

As if you didn’t have enough to work on with Twelve Days of Casting On and our Curls and Abingdon KALs, we wanted to highlight two irresistible KALs starting in the next week. Our friend Kirsten’s annual Mystery Sock starts … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Rebecca’s Levenwick

When I saw this project in our Natural Stitches group on Ravelry, I gasped, and when I saw Rebecca next in the store, I asked if we could feature this gorgeous sweater. This is Levenwick, a beautiful design by Gudrun … Continue reading

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Single and Looking For Companionship. . .

Well, hello there. We are single skeins of Socks that Rock Lightweight, and are looking for companionship. We enjoy long walks (where we can enrobe your feet in squishiness), cool days (where we can wrap ourselves around you as a … Continue reading

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