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Sale Spotlight: Shibui Fern.

Everything in our shop is 15% off during July, our Annual Inventory Sale! All month, I’ll be shining a spotlight on the yarns we have in stock – today, let’s look at Shibui Fern!

Shibui Fern:

  • sport weight
  • plied, matte
  • 100% organic cotton
  • 232 yards/50 grams
  • $19.50 each

Like all Shibui yarns, Fern is designed to be used on its own or mixed with other yarns for intriguing fiber and color blends. By itself on a US 4, the suggested gauge is 24 stitches over 4 inches.

What to make with Shibui Fern? Here are a few ideas:

Order online for local pickup or shipping via USPS Priority Mail!

Just a reminder–all sales are final on discounted items; there can be no exchanges or returns. Thanks!

The Koigu Collector’s Club: Ballet.

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. Ballet is the most solid shade we’ve yet seen from Koigu, whose skeins are normally streaked and speckled with all kinds of colors. This gently variegated … [more]


Virtual Trunk Show: Brooklyn Tweed Wool People 13!

Our latest trunk show from Brooklyn Tweed arrived just before we decided it was safest to temporarily close the shop to walk-in traffic. Anne and I are still coming into the shop to fill mail orders, so we get to enjoy these gorgeous garments, but we are truly sorry that most of you have missed … [more]


Temporary closure in light of COVID-19.

Below is a note that went out yesterday to our email newsletter subscribers. Not a subscriber? To stay in the loop, sign up in the sidebar on the right, here on our website!   We’re writing today to let everyone know that we’ve decided to temporarily close the shop to walk-in traffic. It’s been a … [more]


Brooklyn Tweed Sample of the Month: Voe colorways.

Gudrun Johnston’s “Voe” is our current featured sample from Brooklyn Tweed, and we’re offering BT Loft at 10% off throughout the month! This colorwork pullover is knit with three shades of Loft, a light, medium, and dark – Snowbound, Faded Quilt, and Old World, respectively. With 45 colors to choose from, it’s great fun to pick … [more]


New colors in Brooklyn Tweed Arbor.

Brooklyn Tweed recently released three new shades in Arbor, and we’re happy to have them here at the shop! 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. If these new colors look familiar, it’s because they’re available in … [more]


Dream in Color Pop Up! Club: March.

Dream in Color’s Pop Up! Club is back! Every month, we’re getting a special new colorway from Dream in Color, a Tuscon-based producer of small batch hand-dyed yarns. March’s new limited edition colorway is here while supplies last! This month, dyer Veronica was inspired by a photograph of colorful pottery at a little shop in … [more]


Colorwork stitch dictionaries.

Our current Strange Brew colorwork design classes have students itching for books of colorwork inspiration – stitch dictionaries in particular, books full of motifs that can be applied to a variety of projects. Three of our favorites are back in stock – let’s take a look! Andrea Rangel’s Alterknits is a playful collection of 200 … [more]


Brooklyn Tweed Sample of the Month: Voe.

Our Brooklyn Tweed Sample of the Month for March is here! Come by this month to see “Voe.” Designed by Gudrun Johnston for Brooklyn Tweed Loft, “Voe” is a colorwork yoke pullover worked from the bottom up – a style, technique, and construction that I count among my personal favorites. Loft is a fingering weight, … [more]


Hello, Plystre Project Pouch.

Some months ago, Anne and I spotted a particularly appealing knitting bag on Instagram, where so many projects, yarns, and tools capture our imagination daily. I made a mental note. Soon after, a knitter came in carrying one of these bags, extolling its virtues and asking if we’d ever checked them out. The mental note … [more]


Shibui Sample of the Month: Stoa.

March is here, and with it, a new Shibui Sample of the Month! We offer a 10% discount on Shibui yarn purchased for our featured sample until the end of the month. This month’s sample is Anne Ginger’s “Stoa,” a flared ribbed scarf. The pattern is available for free when you buy Shibui Echo here at our shop. “Stoa” is … [more]