Published March 21, 2023 | By Julia
Spring weather is here, which means it’s time for plant fibers – meet the newest addition here at our shop, Sandnes Garn Line!
Sandnes Garn Line:
Line is a light worsted weight plant fiber blend that knits up at 5 stitches per inch on a US 6 needle.
It’s soft, cool, machine washable, and drapes beautifully, qualities that make it ideal for warm weather garments.
I’ve cast on for a shop sample in Line, PetiteKnit’s “Anker’s Summer Shirt.” Like every PetiteKnit pattern I’ve tried so far, it’s approachable, practical, and appealing, both to knit and to wear.
Here are some other patterns that would be lovely in Line:
Look for Sandnes Garn Line in our worsted weight section!
Published February 8, 2011 | By Julia
My friend Andrea has been a sometime knitter for a few years now, completing a scarf here, a patchwork blanket there, but focusing primarily on her animation projects (a subject worthy of an entire blog; go there and see this if animated wool peaks your curiosity). Recently, however, she has taken up knitting in a more … [more]
Published February 6, 2011 | By Julia
********* As of December 15th, 2015, we no longer have any Cascade 220 Superwash Sport in stock. ********* Allow me to introduce you to my favorite yarn of the moment. Simple, sturdy, yet soft, and suitable for most any project: Cascade 220 Superwash Sport. A few weeks ago, we had only a handful of colors. … [more]
Published February 3, 2011 | By Julia
A lot of days at the yarn shop begin with a box. This one arrived last Tuesday. Our UPS guy dropped it off in the back room where we could spread out its contents and find space to store them. Inside, I found a few replacement bags of Noro Silk Garden Sock in colors … [more]