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Churchmouse patterns.

We’re delighted to announce that we now carry single patterns from Churchmouse! Churchmouse Yarns & Teas is a yarn shop in Washington state with an impressive line of knit and crochet patterns, from garments and accessories to home decor and baby things. Many Churchmouse patterns are simple, and I mean that in the best way–the … [more]


New patterns from Swans Island.

Not long ago, we received a bunch of new patterns from Swans Island. The “Axis Shawl” calls for two shades of Swans Island Organic Merino Fingering, which come together in a striped slip-stitch pattern against a background of soothing garter stitch. Lots of “Axis Shawls” are starting to pop up on Ravelry; look there for … [more]


New from Shibui.

The newest colors and patterns from Shibui have arrived at the shop! Their newest colorways are “Blueprint,” “Fog,” “Pollen,” and “Trail,” and we now have them in Cima, Pebble, and Silk Cloud. We also got a new shade in Linen, a yarn that has been warmly embraced by knitters and crocheters alike since we first got … [more]


Hello, Knightsbridge.

Fibre Company’s newest yarn is here at the Hillsborough Yarn Shop! Meet Knightsbridge. Knightsbridge is a soft and fuzzy blend of llama, merino, and silk, a light worsted weight yarn that knits up comfortably between 5 and 5.5 stitches per inch. The colors are heathered, the fibers dyed and lightly blended before spinning. The sweaters, … [more]


Fibre Company Trunk Show: Summer Sweaters.

We’re so excited to announce that we’ve just received a Trunk Show featuring Fibre Company yarns and patterns. The Summer Sweater collection will be on display here at the Hillsborough Yarn Shop until July 20th, and we have all the yarns and patterns to make these garments your own! The Summer Sweater collection consists of six … [more]


Hello, Ewe So Sporty.

This past week, we welcomed a brand new yarn to the shop: Ewe So Sporty, from Ewe Ewe! Ewe So Sporty is a sport-weight version of the popular Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted, and both are soft and springy machine-washable merino wools with excellent stitch definition. Along with this new sport weight yarn came a batch … [more]


New from Shibui.

Shibui has just released their Spring/Summer 2014 pattern collection, six new Mix patterns that combine Shibui yarns two or three strands at a time to make unique fiber blends. We’re also excited to announce that in April, we’ll host a trunk show featuring these very garments. We can’t wait to see them in person! “Mix … [more]


Hello, Berroco Modern Cotton.

Meet Modern Cotton, a brand new yarn from Berroco! Modern Cotton is a worsted weight blend of 60% cotton and 40% rayon, perfect for warm-weather knit and crochet projects, or year-round for those allergic to wool. Modern Cotton is soft in the hand with excellent stitch definition, qualities that this little cabled sweater illustrates nicely. … [more]


Weekenders.

The Fibre Company have just published a new collection of 5 accessory patterns, each of which calls for just one skein of the luxurious Canopy Worsted. Say hello to Weekenders. Canopy Worsted is a soft and slightly shimmering blend of 50% alpaca, 30% merino wool, and 20% bamboo, with 200 yards to each 100 gram … [more]


New Isager patterns.

By now, you probably know how we feel about Isager yarns and patterns. We’ve offered classes on Marianne and Helga Isager’s designs, hosted Isager trunk shows, and knit with those yarns and patterns ourselves, again and again. So it will come as no surprise that we’re delighted to share some new Isager patterns with you, meaning patterns … [more]