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Hello, Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering.

Last week, we welcomed a brand new yarn to the shop: Fluffy Fingering, from Ewe Ewe! Ewe Ewe specializes in soft and springy machine-washable merino wool yarns. Each one has its gauge or weight in its name, for easy yarn selection. First came Wooly Worsted, then Ewe So Sporty, then Baa Baa Bulky, and now … [more]


Dream in Color Pop Up! Club: October.

UPDATE: As of October 6, 2018, we are totally sold out of this limited edition colorway! ///////////////////////////////// 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. October has begun, and that means a new limited edition colorway … [more]


New colors in Brooklyn Tweed Shelter and Loft.

Brooklyn Tweed recently released three new shades in Shelter and Loft, and we’re delighted to have them here at the shop! Iceberg is a pale, chilly blue; there’s truly nothing like it in the Shelter and Loft palette! It plays well with the existing blues, while also expanding the options for color combinations. In the photo below, … [more]


Dream in Color Sock-It Club, part three.

Dream in Color’s Sock-It Club has arrived again! Every month from July to November, we’re getting sock yarn in a special new colorway from Dream in Color, a Tuscon-based producer of small batch hand-dyed yarns. September’s limited edition Sock-It Club colorway is dyed on BFL Sock, a fingering weight blend of bluefaced leicester wool and nylon, … [more]


New colors from Shibui.

This fall, Shibui introduced a new yarn, Echo, but they also added two new colors to nearly every line of yarn they make. Deep Water is a blue green shade, leaning more towards blue than Fjord or Cove, two similar colors from Shibui. Dusk is a slippery color, looking navy in some lights and purple or … [more]


Hello, Shibui Echo.

Shibui’s new yarn is here! Meet Echo. Echo is a DK weight blend of 48% fine merino wool and 52% silk noil, where each ply is only one of those fibers. The two strands of silk noil stand out against the merino for a slightly marled look, just a bit of texture in the knit … [more]


Koigu Collector’s Club: Wild Garden.

A new month has begun, and with it comes the next installment of the Koigu Collector’s Club! Each month, we’ll receive 21 skeins of KPPPM in a limited edition color dyed especially for a select group of local yarn stores that carry Koigu. KPPPM is a fingering weight superwash merino, hand-dyed in vibrant colors by mother/daughter team … [more]


Hello, Fibre Co. Lore.

We’re happy to announce that our first new line of yarn for autumn has arrived, from one of our favorite purveyors – meet Lore, from the Fibre Company! Lore is a woolen spun DK weight yarn, composed of 100% Romney lambswool. It’s somewhat robust for a DK weight, knitting up comfortably between 5 and 5.5 … [more]


Dream in Color Pop Up! Club: September.

We’re happy to announce that we’re once again participating in Dream in Color’s Pop Up! Club! That means 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 Pop Up! Club colorway is a rich variegated blend of violet, gold and rust, a combination that evokes … [more]


Back in stock: Malabrigo Sock.

This week brought a box full of Malabrigo Sock. That Malabrigo Sock is a well-loved yarn here at the Hillsborough Yarn Shop should come as no surprise, given the frenzy that usually occurs when we receive a shipment. This soft, machine-washable merino wool is a light fingering weight, dyed in the vivid multicolor and semisolid … [more]