Category Archives: Yarn

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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FO Friday: Barry’s Metalouse

Barry brought in his Metalouse, made partially with Cascade Casablanca. This yarn is self-striping in long color runs and is currently on sale at 20%! Metalouse is free on Knitty. Barry did a great job!

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Blue Moon Fiber Arts Yarn Tasting

Last week, Yvonne played host and yarn rep and shared information about the lovely yarns from one of our favorite vendors, Blue Moon Fiber Arts. Participants were given samples of BFL Sport Weight, Marine Silk Fingering, Peru, Socks that Rock … Continue reading

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Jenn’s SECOND CustomFit

CustomFit sweaters are our new potato chip knitting: once you knit one, you have to knit another. Jenn went Deep Stash Diving and used Hempton for her sweater. You could get a similar three-season sweater with Cascade Ultra Pima or … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Lisa’s Hitchhiker

Is this not the perfect pattern for some easy, soothing knitting that shows off your variegated yarn? Lisa brought in her Hitchhiker in Cascade Heritage Paints. This yarn is currently on clearance for 20% off! The pattern is available as … Continue reading

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