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Back in stock: needles and hooks.

Last month’s sale put a big dent in our supply of needles and hooks, but I’m happy to report that this week brought two shipments of them, bringing us as up to date as possible on our supply of those most essential tools for making stitches. Knitters have all kinds of preferences when it comes … [more]


Knook.

Have you heard of the knook? A knook is a crochet hook with a large eye at one end, like a tapestry needle. It’s a fusion of knitting and crochet, a hook for making knitted fabric. We now have Addi Knooks at the shop, which come in sets of two: 4 mm and 6 mm. … [more]


Interweave Crochet, and Lantern Moon hooks.

The latest issue of Interweave Crochet is here, and pleasantly full of good-looking crocheted sweaters for Fall. We also replenished our supply of Lantern Moon crochet hooks recently, so you can find most any size hook you may need, made of rosewood or ebony, no less. ¬†Crocheters, come by the shop to begin planning your … [more]


Knitter’s Pride needles and hooks.

This week, we got three boxes brimming with nothing but knitting needles and crochet hooks. We had been missing some sizes in the Crystal Palace bamboo single and double pointed needles, so one box was dedicated to those. The other two were all Knitter’s Pride, a relatively new line that seems to have become a … [more]


Tools of the trade.

If you’ve been to our shop, you may already be familiar with the range of knitting needles and crochet hooks we stock. Addi Turbo and Lace circulars for those who prefer slick, quick, metal knitting needles, and Crystal Palace circulars, straights, and double points for those who prefer the smooth, slightly clingy quality of bamboo. … [more]