Posts made in November, 2009

Sale of the Week

We have a weakness for alpaca. Its incredible softness and drape and its beautiful natural colors intoxicate us. So we were powerless to resist this latest yarn from Cascade. Eco Duo is a 70/30 blend of alpaca and merino wool. Both are left undyed and combined into gorgeous natural marled shades. Eco Duo is a softly spun singles yarn that knits up to 4.45 sts/in. Each skein is 3.5 oz. and 197 yards. Eco Duo is 15% off through December 6.

Posted on Nov 30, 2009 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

We have a weakness for alpaca. Its incredible softness and drape and its beautiful natural colors intoxicate us. So we were powerless to resist this latest yarn from Cascade. Eco Duo is a 70/30 blend of alpaca and merino wool. Both are left undyed and combined into gorgeous natural marled shades. Eco Duo is a softly spun singles yarn that knits up to 4.45 sts/in. Each skein is 3.5 oz. and 197 yards. Eco Duo is 15% off through December 6.

Posted on Nov 30, 2009 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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New from Interweave

Both Interweave Knits and Spin Off arrived at the shop today. This winter issue of Interweave Knits is filled with great sweaters and accessories. Alpaca Pleats, knit in Alpaca Silk from Blue Sky Alpacas. Icelandic Star would look stunning in Portland Tweed. Whimsical shades knit in Euroflax Linen from Louet. The new Spin Off has articles on spinning coil yarns, spinning wild fibers including mountain goat and milkweed, a lovely knit cardigan, stranded colorwork socks and a great hat for all those small bits of...

Posted on Nov 25, 2009 in What's New | Comments Off on New from Interweave

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New from Interweave

Both Interweave Knits and Spin Off arrived at the shop today. This winter issue of Interweave Knits is filled with great sweaters and accessories. Alpaca Pleats, knit in Alpaca Silk from Blue Sky Alpacas. Icelandic Star would look stunning in Portland Tweed. Whimsical shades knit in Euroflax Linen from Louet. The new Spin Off has articles on spinning coil yarns, spinning wild fibers including mountain goat and milkweed, a lovely knit cardigan, stranded colorwork socks and a great hat for all those small bits of...

Posted on Nov 25, 2009 in What's New | Comments Off on New from Interweave

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Sale of the Week

As the holiday crunch approaches Kaya is a wonderful yarn to turn to. A variegated, bulky, 100% wool, Kaya knits up quickly into warm and colorful accessories and sweaters. And did you know that Crystal Palace has pages of free patterns available for all their yarns including Kaya? Kaya is 15% off through November...

Posted on Nov 23, 2009 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

As the holiday crunch approaches Kaya is a wonderful yarn to turn to. A variegated, bulky, 100% wool, Kaya knits up quickly into warm and colorful accessories and sweaters. And did you know that Crystal Palace has pages of free patterns available for all their yarns including Kaya? Kaya is 15% off through November...

Posted on Nov 23, 2009 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

Big Softie, from Sirdar, is all about ease. This wool/acrylic blend is easy to care for. It’s machine-washable and dryable. It’s easy to knit with. At 2 sts/in it knits up quickly. And we have two great pattern booklets full off fun, easy to knit patterns that still have lots of style. What could be easier? Big Softie is 15% off through November 22.

Posted on Nov 16, 2009 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

Big Softie, from Sirdar, is all about ease. This wool/acrylic blend is easy to care for. It’s machine-washable and dryable. It’s easy to knit with. At 2 sts/in it knits up quickly. And we have two great pattern booklets full off fun, easy to knit patterns that still have lots of style. What could be easier? Big Softie is 15% off through November 22.

Posted on Nov 16, 2009 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Knit Local

You’ve probably heard of the movement to eat local. What about knitting local? We are very pleased to carry yarns from Lollipop Cabin. Each skein of Lollipop Merino Superwash and Organic Sock is hand-dyed nearby in small cabin in the Cascade Mountains. The Organic Sock is also local wool. Lollipop Cabin uses a blend of Leicester, Romney, Black Welsh Mountain and Romanov breeds that are raised nearby and has it combined and spun into an earthy, hearty single yarn. All the yarn is dyed using collected rain water and the cabin itself is built from recycled materials. Though colorful, this yarn is really...

Posted on Nov 12, 2009 in Yarn | 1 comment

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Knit Local

You’ve probably heard of the movement to eat local. What about knitting local? We are very pleased to carry yarns from Lollipop Cabin. Each skein of Lollipop Merino Superwash and Organic Sock is hand-dyed nearby in small cabin in the Cascade Mountains. The Organic Sock is also local wool. Lollipop Cabin uses a blend of Leicester, Romney, Black Welsh Mountain and Romanov breeds that are raised nearby and has it combined and spun into an earthy, hearty single yarn. All the yarn is dyed using collected rain water and the cabin itself is built from recycled materials. Though colorful, this yarn is really...

Posted on Nov 12, 2009 in Yarn | 1 comment

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