Let’s peek inside the newest book from Laine! Traditions Revisited: Modern Estonian Knits is designer Aleks Byrd’s introduction to Estonian knitting techniques, a collection of richly textured garments and accessories. Knitted fringe, braids, and bobbles adorn these colorful pieces, along with twisted stitches and roosimine, an Estonian inlay technique that creates the look of embroidery. … [more]
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.
- fingering weight
- hand dyed, variegated
- 100% superwash merino wool
- 175 yards/50 g
- $15.50 each
This month’s limited edition shade is Tapestry, a variegated mix of pastels on an ivory backdrop.
We have so many fingering weight yarns that could pair well with KPPPM in Tapestry, whether you’re seeking high or low contrast, solid or variegated.
What to make? Here are some pattern ideas for mixing many colors!
- “Harlow,” by Andrea Mowry – brioche hat in 2 colors
- “Linen Stitch Loop,” by Churchmouse Yarns & Teas – linen stitch cowl in 2 colors
- “ZickZack Scarf,” by Christy Kamm – chevron scarf in 2 or more colors
- “Sea Glass Tee,” by Wool & Pine – kaleidoscopic short sleeved pullover in as many colors as you like
- “Sea Glass Hat,” by Wool & Pine – kaleidoscopic hat in as many colors as you like
Look for Koigu KPPPM in the fingering weight section here at our shop, along with many others! We’re here from 11am – 5:30pm, Tuesdays – Saturdays; masks required for entry.
Isager’s newest yarn is here at the Hillsborough Yarn Shop – meet Sock Yarn! Isager Sock Yarn: fingering weight 40% Easy Wash alpaca, 40% Easy Wash merino wool, 20% recycled nylon 423 yards/100g $20 each Isager Sock Yarn is a soft and sturdy fingering weight yarn made primarily of Easy Wash alpaca and merino wool. … [more]
The Spring season of HYS Color Club wraps up with a bigger project, a fun change of pace after April’s “Duality” scarf. Club members got seven skeins of BC Garn Loch Lomond to knit Any Christoffers’ “Pressed Flowers,” a 2-color triangular shawl covered in mosaic stitch flowers. A high contrast color combination is important for … [more]
We’re so happy to have a fresh supply of Binkwaffle bags on our shelves! Binkwaffles are colorful, reversible, dumpling-shaped project bags. Knitters and crocheters love them because they’re both functional and whimsical. We have three colorways available in the small size, which is just right for toting a hat, sock, cowl, or pair of mitts in … [more]
The newest issue of Laine Magazine is here! 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 tantalizing photography. This issue is inspired by Nordic summer nights, reflected in lightweight garments and accessories. We may … [more]
Dream in Color’s Pop Up Club is back! Every month, we’re getting a special new colorway from Dream in Color, a Tucson-based producer of small batch hand-dyed yarns. May’s new limited edition colorway is here while supplies last! Dream in Color Smooshy Cashmere: fingering weight 70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon 400 yards/100g $34 … [more]
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]
We often get requests for books by Marie Wallin, a British designer known for her colorwork patterns. They seem to sell out as fast as they come in, but we’re happy to report that Marie Wallin’s Meadow is back in stock! Meadow is Wallin’s second collection of designs made with Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift. It’s one of our … [more]
We’re so pleased to have a new bundle of Malabrigo Arroyo in stock! Malabrigo Arroyo: sport weight hand-dyed 100% superwash merino wool 335 yards/100g $20 each This sport weight superwash merino is a favorite around here, and its cubby was looking empty before this week’s shipment arrived. What to knit with Arroyo? Here are some … [more]
We’re looking forward to Local Yarn Store Day, this Saturday, April 30th! LYS Day is about celebrating brick-and-mortar yarn shops and appreciating all that they offer. Here at the Hillsborough Yarn Shop, we are proud of our selection of high quality yarns, books and tools, and our customer service. Our mission is to provide knitters … [more]