Category Archives: Yarn

FO Friday: Joan’s Main Street Fair Isle Sweater

Joan — who wishes to remain faceless in this photo — brought in her Main Street Fair Isle Sweater. It’s a free pattern, available here, and Joan knit it in Berroco Vintage Chunky.

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What happens in a CustomFit Consultation

…will always stay in a CustomFit Consultation, but luckily our friend Sasha (who makes the lovely project bags in the store), has agreed to share her CustomFit journey. CustomFit is a program that will generate a unique sweater pattern based … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Nancy’s Dinner in the Eiffel Tower

Although Nancy is an accomplished mitten-knitter, she had, surprisingly, never tackled a shawl before. With the Winter Olympics approaching, Nancy decided to knit with Imperial Stock Ranch yarn, the company that provided the yarn for the 2014 Olympic team sweaters. … Continue reading

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OMG My Hands Are Cold! Fingerless Mitts Edition, Part 2

Last week I posted Part 1 of our staff’s suggestions for fingerless mitts, and because, for some reason, it isn’t warm yet, here’s Part 2, featuring crochet and alternate constructions. First, our lovely shop friend Sarah has recently released a … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Courtney’s Attabi Cowl

We love what Courtney did with her January dream club shipment!  This is the Attabi cowl from designer Laura Chau (CosmicPluto on Ravelry). It is available as a Ravelry in-store download!

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OMG My Hands Are Cold! Fingerless Mitts Edition, Part 1

I like fingerless mitts at this time of year, when the weather cannot decide if it’s going to be warm or cold. They add an extra bit of comfort without the constrictions of full-blown mittens or gloves, and make for … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Matching Mother and Daughter Knits

  Sarah stopped in to show the coordinating sweaters she had made for herself and her daughter. The big version is the Gnarled Oak Cardigan by Alana Dakos from the Coastal Knits book. The smaller version, Little Oak, is knit … Continue reading

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Special Edition Yarn Hollow!

We had so much fun at our Picnic with Yarn Hollow last week! We are pleased that we still have some Superior, a BFL/Silk/Cashmere fingering weight blend available to purchase for $32.  Also, the picnickers had a great time brainstorming … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Allison’s Dream Club Projects

Allison brought in two of her completed projects knit with Dream Club yarns from Dream in Color. For January, Allison knit the accompanying pattern with the Dream in Color Perfectly Posh, the Zuni Cowl. With the initial offering in September, … Continue reading

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Shop Sample Spotlight: Blaithin Junior

I have tried and tried to take pictures of this sample of Kate Davies’ Blaithin Junior pattern, but I could never get the essence of how very cute this sweater is… …until last Saturday, when Annette brought in two year … Continue reading

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