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Handcraft, by Helga Isager and Jóna Thórunnardóttir.

We’re delighted to have a beautiful new book from Isager – let’s take a look at Handcraft! From designers Helga Isager and Jóna Thórunnardóttir, Handcraft is an elegant hardcover book of mittens and gloves. It includes a basic pattern for mittens and another for gloves, then offers different edgings, stitch patterns, yarn combinations, and other variations … [more]


Bluestockings, by Kate Davies & Nicole Pohl.

An intriguing new book arrived at the shop not long ago, along with Inkling – let’s look inside Bluestockings, by Kate Davies and Nicole Pohl! Bluestockings is a book of history as well as knitting patterns, a celebration of the group of eighteenth-century learned women known as the Bluestockings in prose, images, and handknit socks. … [more]


Inkling, by Kate Davies.

We’re excited to have two new books from designer Kate Davies! First, let’s take a look at Inkling. Inkling is a colorful collection of designs for hand knitting and inkle weaving, a craft Davies picked up after an inspiring residency. She found that learning a new skill reinvigorated her creative practice, and this delightful book … [more]


Modern Daily Knitting Field Guide No. 19: Marls.

The nineteenth installment of the Modern Daily Knitting Field Guide series is here! Let’s take a peek inside. Designer Cecelia Campochiaro is back for her second Field Guide, focusing this time on Marls. “Marling” is what we call it when two or more strands of yarn are worked together. You can use it to achieve unique … [more]


52 Weeks of Socks – now in paperback!

Laine’s popular 52 Weeks of Socks is now out in paperback! This tome includes 52 patterns for knitting socks and slippers, an astonishingly large collection, and a beautiful one. You can see them all on Ravelry, a virtual way to browse the book; the list of designers is impressive, including Joji Locatelli, Isabell Kraemer, Dawn … [more]


Knit Hats with Woolly Wormhead.

Woolly Wormhead’s new book is here! Knit Hats with Woolly Wormhead is a collection of 22 hat patterns for all ages from a designer who self identifies as a Hat Architect. Her designs are innovative, surprising, and fun to knit – Anne is a big fan! Woolly Wormhead has dedicated her entire knitwear design career … [more]


Books and magazines are on sale, too!

Though we are now open only by appointment, we are delighted to continue a longstanding tradition – July is our Annual Inventory Sale month! From July 1st to the 31st, everything in the shop is discounted by 15%. In an earlier post, I highlighted some popular yarn and pattern pairings, but today, let’s look at one … [more]


Modern Daily Knitting Field Guide No. 18: Beginnings.

The eighteenth installment of the Modern Daily Knitting Field Guide series is here! MDK’s series of Field Guides are pocket-sized booklets focused on a particular theme, knitting technique, or designer. This newest Field Guide showcases designs by Karida Collins – let’s take a look inside! These accessories and sweaters are designed with joyful simplicity in mind, … [more]


52 Weeks of Shawls.

We are delighted to announce that Laine’s new book is here, 52 Weeks of Shawls! This 260+ page tome includes 52 patterns for knitting shawls, scarves, and cowls, an astonishingly large collection, and a lovely one. You can see them all on Ravelry, a virtual way to browse the book; the list of designers is … [more]