The Spring 2020 issue of Pom Pom Quarterly has arrived here at the shop! The theme of this issue is air, reflected creatively in the designs and writing within. Sometimes the fiber or stitch pattern suggests air, as in fluffy mohair or lightweight openwork. Per their website, Pom Pom also intends for the content of … [more]
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!
- 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:
- “Mirage,” by Shellie Anderson – stockinette A-line tank with optional short sleeves
- “Oasis” – 2 color wrap
- “Radiance Tank,” by Rebecca McKenzie – stockinette tank with lace hem
- “Bobbie,” by Pam Allen – striped drop-shoulder pullover
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!
We’ve just unpacked the latest yarn from Shibui – meet Koan! Shibui Koan is a fingering weight blend of 70% linen and 30% mulberry silk, with 248 yards on each 50 gram skein. These fibers are known for drape and sheen, qualities that define Koan. Shibui is known for their penchant for combining yarns two … [more]
This unassuming brown paper package hides the bold colors within – four new shades of Briggs & Little Sport! Briggs & Little Sport is a delightfully affordable single ply wool from Canada, boasting 430 yards on each 4 oz skein. Its rustic texture means it’s not especially soft to the touch, but it has a … [more]
Last week brought a colorful box of yarn our way – hello again, Zauberball! Schoppel-Wolle Zauberball is a single ply fingering weight yarn that slowly changes from one color to the next several yards at a time, so that whatever you’re knitting or crocheting with it comes out striped. While we were at it, we … [more]
Time for another round of show and tell! We love to see what you all are making with yarn from our shop, and when I’m able, I take pictures so that I can share those projects here on the blog. Looking over my current collection of show and tell photos, I spotted three in Brooklyn … [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. January’s colorway is a little late, but still so welcome – a variegated bouquet of pastel shades with streaks of turquoise, pink, and ivory. … [more]
We’re pleased to announce the arrival of a brand new yarn – meet Pascuali Balayage! Balayage is the result of a collaboration between knitwear designer Melanie Berg and German yarn company Pascuali. Balayage is a fingering weight blend of 80% alpaca and 20% organic merino wool. The resulting combination is incredibly soft in the hand, … [more]
Our walls are newly decorated with an exciting Shibui Trunk Show! We’ll have 5 garments and accessories from their Fall 2019 pattern collection on display here at the shop until Sunday, February 23, 2020. Shibui’s Fall 19 collection shines a spotlight on one of their newest yarns, Nest. Nest is a DK weight merino and … [more]
Our Brooklyn Tweed Sample of the Month for February is here! Come by this month to see “Orime.” “Orime” is a short sleeved top designed by Veronik Avery for BT Early Fall 2018. It features knit stitches arranged diagonally on a background of reverse stockinette, a folded collar and neckline facing for structure and a … [more]
February is here, and with it, a new Shibui Sample of the Month! We offer a 10% discount on the Shibui yarn used in our featured sample til the end of the month. This month, Shibui sent us Scott Rohr’s “Scroll,” a lightweight scarf knit with Shibui Pebble and Silk Cloud held together intermittently for a … [more]