Posts made in November, 2009

Sale of the Week

We’ve had requests at the shop for an aran-weight yarn that’s machine-washable in solid colors. Debbie Bliss Rialto Aran fills that gap perfectly. This tightly-twisted 100% merino yarn has great stitch definiton and comes in a lovely range of colors. Debbie Bliss has designed many gorgeous garments from Rialto Aran. This adorable colorwork cardigan for girls can be found in one of her latest books, 9 to 5, which features designs for children. And there are sweaters for men, women and children in her Rialto Aran book. Rialto Aran is 15% from now until November...

Posted on Nov 9, 2009 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

We’ve had requests at the shop for an aran-weight yarn that’s machine-washable in solid colors. Debbie Bliss Rialto Aran fills that gap perfectly. This tightly-twisted 100% merino yarn has great stitch definiton and comes in a lovely range of colors. Debbie Bliss has designed many gorgeous garments from Rialto Aran. This adorable colorwork cardigan for girls can be found in one of her latest books, 9 to 5, which features designs for children. And there are sweaters for men, women and children in her Rialto Aran book. Rialto Aran is 15% from now until November...

Posted on Nov 9, 2009 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Basic Chic Hoodie

Bonne Marie Burns, the designer behind Chicknits, has a great sense for what women want to wear. Her designs are stylish, tailored and the first thing you reach for in your closet. Her Basic Chic Hoodie is an easy knit. It’s seamless and knit from the top down. It’s written with a plain variation (shown above) and a lace variation (below). You can see examples of both styles in the shop right now. Our lace version, knit by Cathy, is in Brown Sheep Lana Loft Worsted. The plain style is part of our Dream in Color/Chicknits trunk show from now until November 12. It’s knit in Dream in Color’s fantastic Classy, a machine-washable, veil-dyed, merino wool. Feeling inspired? There are still spaces available in our Basic Chic Hoodie class. The class meets Saturday, November 7, 21 and December 5, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Give us a call at (206) 706-4197 to reserve your...

Posted on Nov 5, 2009 in Classes, Trunk Show | Comments Off on Basic Chic Hoodie

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Basic Chic Hoodie

Bonne Marie Burns, the designer behind Chicknits, has a great sense for what women want to wear. Her designs are stylish, tailored and the first thing you reach for in your closet. Her Basic Chic Hoodie is an easy knit. It’s seamless and knit from the top down. It’s written with a plain variation (shown above) and a lace variation (below). You can see examples of both styles in the shop right now. Our lace version, knit by Cathy, is in Brown Sheep Lana Loft Worsted. The plain style is part of our Dream in Color/Chicknits trunk show from now until November 12. It’s knit in Dream in Color’s fantastic Classy, a machine-washable, veil-dyed, merino wool. Feeling inspired? There are still spaces available in our Basic Chic Hoodie class. The class meets Saturday, November 7, 21 and December 5, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Give us a call at (206) 706-4197 to reserve your...

Posted on Nov 5, 2009 in Classes, Trunk Show | Comments Off on Basic Chic Hoodie

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Sale of the Week

This week’s sale yarn is Organik from the Fiber Company. It’s a sumptuous blend of 70% Organic Merino, 15% Baby Alpaca and 15% Silk. Organik is a single, meaning it isn’t plied, that knits up to 4.5 sts/inch. It has wonderful shine, drape and softness. Cathy knit this great traditional Scandanavian ski hat from Charlene Schurch’s Hats On! in a great chocolate mint colorway. Another great pattern idea for Organik is Wesley, a colorful, slouchy beret, offered as a free pattern from Kellbourne Woolens. Organik is 15% off through Sunday, November...

Posted on Nov 2, 2009 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

This week’s sale yarn is Organik from the Fiber Company. It’s a sumptuous blend of 70% Organic Merino, 15% Baby Alpaca and 15% Silk. Organik is a single, meaning it isn’t plied, that knits up to 4.5 sts/inch. It has wonderful shine, drape and softness. Cathy knit this great traditional Scandanavian ski hat from Charlene Schurch’s Hats On! in a great chocolate mint colorway. Another great pattern idea for Organik is Wesley, a colorful, slouchy beret, offered as a free pattern from Kellbourne Woolens. Organik is 15% off through Sunday, November...

Posted on Nov 2, 2009 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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