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Shibui Spring 19 Trunk Show!

Another Trunk Show has arrived to decorate our walls and inspire your summer stitching – come by before July 31 to see Shibui’s Spring 19 collection in person!

Shibui is known for the elegant simplicity of their designs, the modern shapes and subtle textures created by combining yarns two or three strands at a time.

This Spring 19 collection has some of that yarn-mixing, but you’ll also find two yarns used separately within the same garment – a shawl knit with Rain but trimmed in Reed, for example.

It’s always a treat to see knit garments in person; photos just don’t do them justice. It’s an extra treat to get the materials at a discount, and because this show came during our Annual Inventory Sale, everything in stock is 15% off!

Come by before July 31 to see the show and take advantage of this sale as you plan your next projects. See you soon!

A reminder–all sales are final on discounted items; there can be no exchanges, no returns, nor will we special order. Thanks! 

Limited Edition colors in Brooklyn Tweed Arbor!

Something new has arrived from Brooklyn Tweed – two limited edition colors in Arbor! Brooklyn Tweed Arbor is a 3-ply DK weight yarn composed of 100% Targhee wool. Like Brooklyn Tweed Vale and Peerie, it’s worsted-spun, and skein-dyed in solid colors at the organically-certified Saco River Dyehouse in Maine. These two shades bring a welcome pop of … [more]


Show and tell: Brooklyn Tweed Quarry.

Time for another round of show and tell! These projects were all knit with Brooklyn Tweed Quarry. Quarry is Brooklyn Tweed’s heaviest yarn, a Targhee-Columbia wool that’s loftier than most bulky weights on account of its woolen-spun, loosely-plied structure. Many knitters who have worked with it describe its texture as “doughy” or “spongey,” which may … [more]


Show and tell: colorful shawls.

We love seeing what folks are making with yarn from our shop. When we choose the yarns we want to carry, test driving them in swatches and discussing their qualities, we’re thinking always of how our clientele might use them. Our knitters and crocheters come up with projects even lovelier than we can foresee, however … [more]


Strange Brew.

We’re delighted to have Tin Can Knits’ Strange Brew back in stock! Our first batch sold out quickly, before I even had a chance to talk about it here on the blog – today I’ll amend that. Let’s take a look at Strange Brew, a colorwork knitting book that intends to embolden knitters to design! … [more]


Show and tell: Shibui.

Time for another round of show-and-tell! I’m always collecting photos of the beautiful finished pieces knitters and crocheters bring in to share with us, garments that started their lives as HYS yarns. Going over recent photos, I spotted project after project made with Shibui yarns, proving once again that they’re some of the best-loved yarns … [more]


Shibui Sample of the Month: Spectrum.

Happy to report that we’ve received a new Shibui Sample of the Month! We usually offer a 10% discount on Shibui yarns featured in our monthly sample, but during July, everything is 15% off – even better! This month’s featured sample is “Spectrum,” by Shellie Anderson, a rectangular wrap with sheer stripes. The pattern is free when you purchase … [more]


Brooklyn Tweed Holiday 18 Trunk Show!

We are delighted to announce that a new trunk show from Brooklyn Tweed is here to spend a couple of weeks at our shop. Come by before July 21 to see garments and accessories from the BT Holiday 18 collection! The forward-thinking among you may already be planning your holiday gift-knitting. Knitting takes time, after … [more]


Annual Inventory Sale!

As many of you know, July is our annual inventory sale month. From July 1st to the 31st, everything in the shop is discounted by 15%, with the exception of classes and yarns that have already been discounted. If you’ve had your eye on a special skein, or have been planning a big project or … [more]


Koigu Collector’s Club: Birch.

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. Birch is the limited edition colorway this month, a pale celery shade streaked with greens. Dyed on KPPPM, Koigu’s signature fingering weight superwash merino wool, Birch … [more]