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New colors in Berroco Ultra Wool.

We recently got a big bundle of new colors from Berroco in yarns across their line of machine-washable wools – Ultra Wool DK, Ultra Wool (worsted weight), and Ultra Wool Chunky. Today, I’m sharing new colors, project ideas, and color combinations in the worsted weight Ultra Wool – let’s take a look!

Berroco Ultra Wool:

  • worsted weight
  • 100% superwash wool
  • 219 yards/100g
  • $12 each

These pastels fill out the already large Ultra Wool color selection, and makes for rich color combinations.

Here are some two-color projects for worsted weight yarn:

The colors above are a snapshot of what we have on hand right now, but it changes from day to day; Berroco Ultra Wool comes in over 80 colors, which you can see on the Berroco website. If there’s a color you’d like that you don’t see in our photos here, ask us and we may be able to order it for you!

Order online for local pickup or shipping, and keep an eye out for an upcoming post on Ultra Wool Chunky!

Sale of the Week: Fibre Co. Lore!

We’ve decided to keep our doors closed through the month June, though we’re still virtually open for online orders. As we have done throughout April and May, we’ll have a special sale each week – 15% off a featured yarn, our Sale of the Week! Our next Sale of the Week is 15% off Fibre Co. Lore, from June … [more]


Berroco Projects of the Week

Berroco’s 123 DropShip program continues, with new featured projects every week! This program allows you to order any Berroco yarn from us, even those we don’t usually carry, and Berroco will ship them directly to you. This makes a much wider variety of yarns available through our shop, and the price for shipping is just … [more]


Hello, Amano Mayu Lace.

Meet the very newest yarn here at the Hillsborough Yarn Shop: Amano Mayu Lace! Amano Mayu Lace is a luxurious lace weight yarn, as soft and smooth as its fiber content suggests – royal alpaca, cashmere, and silk. These fibers provide drape alongside buttery softness, making Mayu Lace perfect for delicate lace scarves and shawls. … [more]


Sale of the Week, Virtual Trunk Show: Brooklyn Tweed Fall 2019!

Though we’re keeping our doors closed during May, we’re still virtually open for mail orders, and we want to offer something fun during this uncertain time. Throughout May, we’ll have a special sale each week – 15% off a featured yarn, our Sale of the Week! Another trunk show has arrived from Brooklyn Tweed – the Fall 2019 collection … [more]


Back in stock: Tukuwool Fingering.

We recently restocked Tukuwool Fingering, a Finnish yarn that has become a favorite around here in the few short years we’ve carried it. Tukuwool Fingering is a woolen-spun, fingering weight blend of Finnsheep and Finnsheep-Texel wool, sourced and produced entirely in Finland. It’s a little toothy, but soft enough for next-to-skin wear, depending upon one’s preferences; … [more]


By Hand Lookbook No. 12: London.

The latest volume of By Hand is here! By Hand is a series of lookbooks where each issue focuses on a city or region. The subject matter is the makers of that community, the designers, hand-dyers, and fiber artists that both shape and draw inspiration from the place they call home. This issue is all … [more]


Sale of the Week: Kate Davies Àrd-Thìr!

Though we’re keeping our doors closed during May, we’re still virtually open for mail orders, and we want to offer something fun during this uncertain time. Throughout May, we’ll have a special sale each week – 15% off a featured yarn, our Sale of the Week! Our next Sale of the Week is 15% off Kate Davies Àrd-Thìr, from May … [more]


Lopi “Weatherman” kit & Berroco 123 DropShip.

For the past few weeks, we’ve been participating in Berroco’s 123 DropShip program, which some of you have already taken advantage of – thanks so much for your orders! This program allows you to order any Berroco yarn from us, even those we don’t usually carry, and Berroco will ship them directly to you. This … [more]


Making No. 9: Simple.

Happy to announce that the latest issue of Making is in! The theme of this soothing new issue is Simple, a sentiment expressed in projects and tutorials for knitting, crocheting, embroidery, sewing, screen printing, punch needle rug-making, and more. Contributors include Ocean Rose, Susan B. Anderson, Bristol Ivy, Jacqueline Cieslak, and others. Beautifully photographed and … [more]


Sale of the Week: Kelbourne Woolens Germantown!

Though we’re keeping our doors closed during May, we’re still virtually open for mail orders, and we want to offer something fun during this uncertain time. Throughout May, we’ll have a special sale each week – 15% off a featured yarn, our Sale of the Week! Our next Sale of the Week is 15% off Kelbourne Woolens Germantown, … [more]