We’re excited to announce that Brooklyn Tweed’s new yarn is here: meet Tones Light! Brooklyn Tweed Tones Light: fingering weight woolen-spun 2 ply overdyed 100% Columbia wool 225 yards/50g $15.75 each A lighter weight version of BT Tones, Tones Light brings vibrant overdyed color to our fingering weight section. At first glance, Tones Light bears … [more]
Let’s peek inside the newest book from Laine!
Knitted Kalevala ($45) is a book of colorwork patterns inspired by Kalevala, a collection of mythic poems and folklore of Finland. The Kalevala is full of ancient symbols, mythical creatures, and nature, which you’ll see reflected in Jenna Kostet’s patterns.
The garments and accessories of Knitted Kalevala are decorated in striking large scale colorwork motifs in a range of gauges – here’s one in Isager Jensen, a rustic wool you’ll find in the DK weight section here at our shop.
The poetry and stories of the Kalevala are interspersed with the patterns, making this book an intriguing read.
Knitted Kalevala is $45 – look for it here at our shop, among the latest publications. We’re also happy to take your order online for local pickup or shipping!
We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of a brand new yarn from Malabrigo – meet Ultimate Sock! Malabrigo Ultimate Sock: fingering weight hand dyed, variegated and semi-solid colorways 75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon 420 yards/100g $20 each Ultimate Sock looks and feels just like the classic Malabrigo Sock yarn, beloved for its vibrant colors … [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’re excited to have a new book on the teacart here at the shop – let’s take a look at Kristin Drysdale’s Nordic Knitting Primer! Drysdale is a designer known for colorwork patterns inspired by her Scandinavian heritage. This is her first book, a step-by-step guide to Scandinavian colorwork, with patterns for all ages and … [more]
Dapple is Brooklyn Tweed’s DK weight blend of organic cotton and merino, a soft and fluffy yarn that’s been very popular around here. We’re delighted to report that three new colors just arrived! Brooklyn Tweed Dapple: DK weight woolen-spun, tonally dyed 60% merino wool, 40% organic cotton 165 yards/50 g $14 each Dapple is tonally … [more]
It’s been a few years since I knit Sandy Blue’s “Autumn Tam,” but it’s still getting plenty of attention here at our shop. This intricate colorwork hat is knit with 10 shades of Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift, the fingering weight wool in this showstopping display. What I remember most about knitting this “Autumn Tam” is how … [more]
We’re excited to have 12 new shades of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter here at our shop! Brooklyn Tweed Shelter: worsted weight woolen-spun, 2 ply 100% Targhee-Columbia wool 140 yards/50 g $15.50 each Shelter is Brooklyn Tweed’s first yarn, and one of the most well-loved – a worsted weight, woolen-spun Targhee-Columbia wool, sourced, dyed, and spun entirely … [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. Koigu KPPPM: fingering weight hand dyed, variegated 100% superwash merino wool 175 yards/50 g $15.50 each This month’s special colorway is The Pond, a vibrant … [more]
Our most recent order from Neighborhood Fiber Co. was full of vibrant colors, speckles, and variegated shades, brightening our NFC Studio Sock cubby considerably! Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Sock: fingering weight hand-dyed machine washable 100% organic merino wool 400 yds/4 oz $32 each Studio Sock is perfect for knitting socks, of course, but also great … [more]
We’re so excited about “Bonnie Isle Hat,” Shetland Wool Week’s featured pattern for 2022! This five-color fair isle hat is currently available as a free pattern download from the Shetland Wool Week website. A new Shetland Wool Week hat pattern is something I look forward to every year, so I downloaded it as soon as … [more]