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New colors in Malabrigo Rasta!

Malabrigo recently released a bunch of new colors in their super bulky Rasta yarn, and with our cooling weather, we’re especially excited to have them in stock! Malabrigo Rasta: super bulky weight single ply hand-dyed 100% merino wool 90 yards/150 g $22 each Rasta is plush and squishy, perfectly suited to cold-weather accessories, and one … [more]


Malabrigo Rios is here!

Malabrigo Rios is back in stock! We recently received a big box of some of our favorite colors, along with a couple we hadn’t seen before. The photos below show every color we have on our shelf right now, but place your orders quickly if there’s something here you’re interested in – Rios is one … [more]


Sale Trunk!

Back when we were open in the usual way, our Sale Trunk was a special place where discontinued yarns would pop up at deep discounts. The selection changed frequently, and you never knew what treasures might be found there at 30% – 40% off. Now that we’re closed to walk-in visits due to COVID-19, we’re … [more]


Dream in Color Sock-It Club: September.

The Dream in Color Sock-It Club is back! This time around, each limited edition skein of Smooshy comes with a 100-yard mini skein for coordinating heels and toes. $36 each, order while supplies last! September’s colorway is autumn in a skein, a variegated mix of plummy brown, golden yellow, and silver gray, with a semisolid … [more]


Revisiting Room 606.

As I created colorways for Isager Spinni and Highland Wool over the past couple of weeks, I found myself paging through an older book by Helga Isager, Amimono: Room 606. It’s a stylish collection of garments and accessories inspired by Danish modernist design and architecture of the 1960s, and makes use of a variety of Isager yarns. … [more]


Shibui Haven + Malabrigo Caprino.

As soon as we saw Shibui Haven, another DK weight merino/cashmere blend came to mind – Malabrigo Caprino. Though these yarns have gauge, fiber content, yardage, and texture in common, they have such different looks simply because of how they’re dyed. Malabrigo Caprino: DK weight hand-dyed, variegated, speckled, and semi-solid colorways 80% merino, 20% cashmere … [more]


Soldotna Crop + Isager Jensen.

Caitlin Hunter’s “Soldotna Crop” hasn’t faded in popularity since it first came out last year. With over 5,000 projects on Ravelry, it’s no wonder we get frequent requests for “Soldotna” yarn ideas! Here’s one – the delightfully toothy Isager Jensen. Isager Jensen: DK weight solid and heathered colors 100% Danish wool 275 yards/100 g $28 … [more]


Hello, Shibui Haven.

We’re delighted to announce that Shibui’s new yarn has arrived! Meet Haven. Shibui Haven: DK weight 80% merino, 20% cashmere 160 yards/50 grams $25 each Shibui Haven is just as soft as its fiber content suggests, a treat for the hands. With its unique 7 ply structure, Haven boasts excellent stitch definition for showing off … [more]


Dream in Color Pop-Up! Club: September.

Dream in Color’s Pop Up! Club is back! Every month, we’re getting a special new colorway from Dream in Color, a Tuscon-based producer of small batch hand-dyed yarns. September’s new limited edition colorway is here while supplies last! Dream in Color Smooshy Cashmere: fingering weight 70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon 400 yards/100g $34 … [more]


Spinni + Dawn.

Here at the Hillsborough Yarn Shop, we’ve long been admirers and stockists of Isager yarns, out of Denmark. Isager Spinni: lace weight single ply solid and heathered colors 100% Danish wool 328 yards/50 g $12.50 each Spinni is one of the longest standing yarns made by Isager, a rustic single-ply lace weight wool. Initially developed … [more]