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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]


Book Sale!

Local Yarn Store Day is coming up, and we’re celebrating all week long with a Book Sale! All in-stock books and magazines are 25% off from April 13 – 17, making this a great time to indulge in an exciting new publication, or pick up an older title that escaped notice the first time around – we … [more]


Modern Daily Knitting Field Guide No. 17: Lopi.

The seventeenth 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 Mary Jane Mucklestone – let’s take a look inside! All of the patterns in this collection are knit with … [more]


Strands of Joy, by Anna Johanna.

Anna Johanna’s Strands of Joy is here! This beautifully produced hardcover book boasts 20 fresh colorwork patterns, worked seamlessly from the top down. Laine is the publisher, known for the lush photography of their popular knitting and lifestyle magazine, which we were thrilled to welcome back with a new issue in December. Johanna uses a … [more]


Knitting Needles & Chopsticks, by Marianne Isager and Jens Rahbek Hansen.

Marianne Isager’s new book is another intriguing mix of recipes and knitting patterns, like Eat & Knit before it. Let’s take a peek inside Knitting Needles & Chopsticks! Knitting Needles & Chopsticks is a collaboration with Danish-Japanese chef Jens Rahbek Hansen, featuring Japanese recipes along with scarves and shawls knit with all manner of Isager yarns. … [more]


Norah Gaughan’s Twisted Stitch Sourcebook.

Norah Gaughan’s new book is here! Let’s look inside her Twisted Stitch Sourcebook. In this book, designer Norah Gaughan introduces over 125 twisted stitch patterns with both written and charted instructions. I’m a huge fan of stitch dictionaries like this one, with its lovingly-photographed swatches, detailed notes and numbers, and guidance for creating original designs. … [more]