Cocoknits is the brainchild of Julie Weisenberger, a knitwear designer and purveyor of high quality tools for knitters. She’s carefully developed notions that are as nice to use as they are to look at. This week brought lots of them back into stock!
These tape measures are as smooth and satisfying in the hand as a river rock, but made of 100% biodegradable plant fiber. They’re $15 each, and available in 3 new colors: Linen, Clay, and Storm.
We’ve also got new colors of cocoknits Stitch Stoppers, the best point protectors we’ve seen. Each pack is $12, and comes with Stoppers for a range of needle sizes from US 0-15. The row counters pictured above are $15; they have a steel backing so they’ll stick to the magnetic Maker’s Keep.
Cocoknits is known for having quite the array of stitch markers, to suit a variety of needle sizes and preferences. These are all $10 each. Come in to see all our notions, from cocoknits and beyond! We’re open from 11am – 5:30pm, Tuesdays-Saturdays, or you can order online for local pickup or shipping.
Cocoknits is the brainchild of Julie Weisenberger, a knitwear designer and purveyor of high quality tools for knitters. She’s carefully developed notions that are as nice to use as they are to look at.
Her foam Stitch Stoppers are the best point protectors we’ve seen, and since they first appeared last year, they quickly replaced any other kind we used to stock at the shop. No longer are the small and large sizes sold separately; now each pack comes with Stoppers for a range of needle sizes from US 0-15, and you can choose from Colorful or Neutral.
Even more exciting is a brand new product from Cocoknits, a Natural Mesh Bag to hold your yarn as you work.
The Natural Mesh Bag does the job of a yarn bowl, protecting your yarn from rolling about, keeping it safe and sound. Unlike a yarn bowl, however, this bag is lightweight, flexible, and easy to throw into a knitting tote to travel with you. It can sit open or you can snap up the top. Here it is in action, holding my Isager Jensen Yarn as I work on my “Summer Fog” vest, a sample for the shop.
Anne keeps her Shibui Birch in a Natural Mesh Bag as she’s knitting her “Icon” wrap. Just ask her and she’ll be happy to put it in your hands so you can see what it’s like out of its box. Look for them near the Cocoknits Sweater Care Kit in the front room, near the ballwinder – see you there!