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Brooklyn Tweed Sample of the Month: Guernsey Wrap.

Our Brooklyn Tweed Sample of the Month for October is here! Come by this month to see the “Guernsey Wrap.” Jared Flood’s “Guernsey Wrap” has become Brooklyn Tweed’s best-selling pattern of all time, a now-classic rectangular shawl decorated with bands knit and purl texture patterns. This version is knit with Shelter, Brooklyn Tweed’s signature worsted … [more]


Sindi.

“Sindi” is a new cowl design from Shibui for their very newest yarn, Nest. It’s a simple stockinette tube, with a bit of reverse stockinette at the top and bottom, but it’s still an entertaining knit on account of the yarn itself. “Sindi” is knit holding one strand of Nest together with two strands of … [more]


Shibui Sample of the Month: Lyon.

September is here, and with it, a new Shibui Sample of the Month! We offer a 10% discount on Shibui yarn purchased for our featured sample til the end of the month. This month’s sample is “Lyon,” a versatile poncho knit with Shibui Pebble. Pebble is a lace weight blend of 48% recycled silk, 36% wool, … [more]


Hello, Brooklyn Tweed Sample of the Month!

We’re delighted to announce that starting in September, we’ll have a new Brooklyn Tweed sample on display each month! We’ve been working with Kel at Brooklyn Tweed to put together a schedule of garment and accessory samples that showcase a wide variety of techniques and styles in the full range of BT yarns, from lace … [more]


Shibui Summer 19 Trunk Show!

Another Trunk Show has arrived to decorate our walls and inspire your summer stitching – come by before September 8th to see Shibui’s Summer 19 collection in person! Shibui is known for the elegant simplicity of their designs, the modern shapes and subtle textures created by combining yarns two or three strands at a time. This … [more]


Shibui Sample of the Month: Graphique.

August is here, and with it, a new Shibui Sample of the Month! We offer a 10% discount on Shibui yarn purchased for our featured sample til the end of the month. This month’s sample is “Graphique,” a small striped kerchief knit with Shibui Fern. It’s worked in the round, from the center out, in a stripe pattern … [more]


Show and tell: colorwork hats.

We love to see finished projects that started life as yarn on our shelves, and when I’m able, I love to photograph them and share them here on the blog. At the moment, I have enough photos stockpiled for at least four blog posts – let’s begin with colorwork hats! Kerry designed and knit the … [more]


Shibui Spring 19 Trunk Show!

Another Trunk Show has arrived to decorate our walls and inspire your summer stitching – come by before July 31 to see Shibui’s Spring 19 collection in person! Shibui is known for the elegant simplicity of their designs, the modern shapes and subtle textures created by combining yarns two or three strands at a time. … [more]


Show and tell: Brooklyn Tweed Quarry.

Time for another round of show and tell! These projects were all knit with Brooklyn Tweed Quarry. Quarry is Brooklyn Tweed’s heaviest yarn, a Targhee-Columbia wool that’s loftier than most bulky weights on account of its woolen-spun, loosely-plied structure. Many knitters who have worked with it describe its texture as “doughy” or “spongey,” which may … [more]


Show and tell: colorful shawls.

We love seeing what folks are making with yarn from our shop. When we choose the yarns we want to carry, test driving them in swatches and discussing their qualities, we’re thinking always of how our clientele might use them. Our knitters and crocheters come up with projects even lovelier than we can foresee, however … [more]