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NFC Loft + fingering weight.

There are so many popular patterns that call for a lace weight mohair paired with fingering weight wool – sometimes in a matching color, sometimes a contrasting one, always creating an enticing fuzzy fabric. Neighborhood Fibre Co. Loft is just the yarn for this, and we’ve got loads of options in the fingering weight section here at our shop – you’ll find a few ideas below, and keep scrolling for patterns!

  • Brooklyn Tweed Peerie: fingering weight, 100% merino wool, 210 yards/50 grams, $17.25 each

Sweaters:

Accessories:

It can be tricky to visualize how different colors and textures of yarn will look when knit together – Tin Can Knits has a super helpful blog post about just that, “Layering With Mohair.” Read it and you are sure to be inspired – we can’t wait to see what yarn and color combinations you come up with!

16 years of HYS!

October 2022 marks the 16 year anniversary of the Hillsborough Yarn Shop, a milestone we’re proud to have reached! Anne’s goal has remained the same since she first opened the shop in 2006: to bring the best natural fiber yarns, tools, and publications to stitchers in the Triangle. By that measure, in my opinion, Anne has … [more]


Back in stock: Malabrigo Caprino!

It feels like we unpack at least one Malabrigo order each week – everyone loves their memorable colorways and soft fibers. This week’s Malabrigo box held a sizable restock of Caprino, a super soft merino/cashmere blend. Malabrigo Caprino: DK weight hand-dyed, variegated, speckled, and semi-solid colorways 80% merino, 20% cashmere 159 yards/50 g $18 each … [more]


Capital Luxury Sport + Zauberwolle.

The newest arrivals to our sport weight section are Neighborhood Capital Luxury Sport and a restock of Schoppel-Wolle Zauberwolle, and they look like friends to me. Combining semisolid shades with self-striping yarn makes for exciting colorwork, whether stranded, striped, mosaic, or brioche. What to make with these color pairs? Here are some ideas! Sweaters: “koivua … [more]


HYS Color Club: Shelter + Rockfall Hat.

HYS Color Club members just got their first project for Autumn! Inside the bag, there are 4 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter to knit a “Rockfall Hat,” by Tin Can Knits. We included an addi knitting thimble, too! Shelter is one of my very favorite yarns in the shop, a worsted weight, woolen spun Targhee-Columbia wool … [more]


Hello, Germantown Bulky!

The weather is finally cooling down, and it has us reaching for cozier yarn. Meet the newest yarn in our shop, Kelbourne Woolens Germantown Bulky! Kelbourne Woolens Germantown Bulky: bulky weight 4ply, worsted spun 100% North American wool 123 yards/100g $15 each Like the worsted weight Germantown before it, Germantown Bulky is smooth and sturdy, … [more]


Hello, Neighborhood Capital Luxury Sport!

A sumptuous new yarn just found a home here at our shop – meet Neighborhood Fiber Co. Capital Luxury Sport! Neighborhood Fiber Co. Capital Luxury Sport: sport weight hand dyed in semisolid and variegated colorways 80% organic merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% silk 375 yards/4 oz $38 each We’ve been Neighborhood Fiber Co. stockists for … [more]


Koigu Collector’s Club: Hay.

The Koigu Collector’s Club continues! Each month, we’ll receive 21 skeins of KPPPM in a limited edition color dyed especially for a select group of local yarn stores that carry Koigu. KPPPM is a fingering weight superwash merino, hand-dyed in vibrant colors by mother/daughter team Maie and Taiu Landra on their farm outside of Toronto, Canada. … [more]


Modern Daily Knitting Field Guide No. 22: Grace.

The twenty second installment of the Modern Daily Knitting Field Guide series is here! MDK’s series of Field Guides are pocket-sized booklets focused on a particular theme, knitting technique, or designer. This newest Field Guide features designs by Joji Locatelli – let’s take a look inside! Joji Locatelli is a prolific and well loved independent knitwear … [more]


Laine Magazine, No. 15.

The newest issue of Laine Magazine is here with a fresh new look, and two covers to choose from! Laine Magazine is a publication out of Finland, a knitting and lifestyle magazine with a love of natural fibers as its focus, and a reputation for beautiful designs and artful photography. This autumn issue is packed … [more]


Back in stock: Fibre Co. Acadia!

We’re delighted to announce that Fibre Co. Acadia is back in stock! Fibre Co. Acadia: DK weight 60% merino, 20% alpaca, 20% silk 145 yards/50 g $16 each Acadia has long been a favorite yarn in our DK weight section, especially for projects where softness is key and some drape is welcome. The silk slubs takes … [more]