Happy to announce that the latest issue of Making is in! The theme of Issue No. 13 is outside, a theme that’s explored in knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, quilting, and embroidery – projects for makers of all kinds! Contributors include Kristine Vejar, Paula Pereira, Nataliya Guseva, Leila Raven, Susan B. Anderson, Naama Ido, Ocean Rose, … [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.
A few recent orders have left us rich in Malabrigo Rios, a superwash worsted weight merino that gets a lot of love around here. Malabrigo Rios: worsted weight 100% superwash merino wool 210 yards/100g $16 each We have both solid and hand-dyed shades in stock, and Aimee Pelletier’s “Versa Cowl” is a great way to … [more]
This week brought us fresh new colors in Fibre Co. Meadow! Fibre Co. Meadow: lace weight hand-dyed 40% merino, 25% llama, 20% silk, 15% linen 545 yards/100g $28 each Though you’ll find Meadow in our lace weight section, it also works well in light fingering weight patterns, knitting up comfortably on a wide range of … [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]
Back with more show and tell! Here’s another batch of completed projects made with yarns from our shop, focusing this time on sweaters. If you follow us on Instagram, some of these may look familiar – let’s take a closer look at these beautiful knits. Anne recently knit this sweet little “Dog Star” sweater as … [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. April’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]
Berroco Modern Cotton is a staple around here, an economical, machine-washable blend of cotton and rayon in that versatile gauge, worsted weight. It was time for a restock and restock we did, filling our Modern Cotton bins and brightening up our selection. Berroco Modern Cotton: worsted weight solid colors 50% cotton, 50% rayon 209 yards/100 … [more]
After months of backorders, we are delighted to have a fresh supply of Brooklyn Tweed Tones in the shop! Brooklyn Tweed Tones: worsted weight woolen-spun 3 ply overdyed 100% Columbia wool 140 yards/50g $13.75 each At first glance, Tones bears a striking resemblance to Shelter – both are worsted weight and woolen spun, with the … [more]
Just in time for spring, we’ve got a fresh supply of Universal Bamboo Pop! Universal Bamboo Pop: DK weight solid and variegated shades 50% cotton, 50% bamboo 292 yds/100g $10 each We chose a mix of solid and variegated shades, designed to stand alone in one-color projects or pair up for high and low contrast … [more]
Safiyyah Talley’s first book is here! Let’s take a look inside Knit 2 Socks in 1. In Knit 2 Socks in 1, Safiyyah Talley introduces a new method for knitting socks, designed to be unintimidating and fun. Her technique entails knitting one long tube, then using lifelines to separate that tube into two socks, finishing … [more]