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Back in stock: Crazy Zauberball.

Last week brought a colorful box of yarn our way – hello again, Crazy Zauberball! Schoppel-Wolle Crazy Zauberball is a fingering weight yarn that slowly changes from one color to the next several yards at a time, so that whatever you’re knitting or crocheting with it comes out striped. The 2-ply construction of this yarn … [more]


New colors in Brooklyn Tweed Arbor.

Brooklyn Tweed recently released four new shades in Arbor, and we’re happy to have them here at the shop! Brooklyn Tweed Arbor is a 3-ply DK weight yarn composed of 100% Targhee wool. Like Brooklyn Tweed Vale and Peerie, it’s worsted-spun, and skein-dyed in solid colors at the organically-certified Saco River Dyehouse in Maine. Worsted-spun yarns are … [more]


Dream in Color Sock-It Club, part one.

We’re happy to announce that we’re participating in Dream in Color’s Sock-It Club! That means that 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. Our July shipment did, in fact, arrive in July, but it sold right … [more]


Koigu Collector’s Club: Culture.

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 … [more]


Koigu Collector’s Club: Raku.

UPDATE: As of 8/3/2018, we are sold out of Koigu Raku! ***************** We’re excited to announce that we’re participating in Koigu’s new club, the Koigu Collector’s Club! Each month, we’ll receive 21 skeins of KPPPM in a limited edition color dyed especially for local yarn stores that carry Koigu. KPPPM is a fingering weight superwash … [more]


Hello, Kelbourne Woolens Mojave.

The women of Kelbourne Woolens are on a roll – meet Mojave, their third line of yarn this year! Mojave is a sport weight blend of 60% cotton and 40% linen, with 185 yards on each 50 gram skein. It’s composed of five tiny 2ply yarns twisted together, for a yarn that’s smooth and soft … [more]


Cottons, old and new.

Summer begins this week, and summer weather is well underway. Hot days like these find many of us reaching for cool plant fibers, rather than fuzzy wool. With that in mind, we’ve restocked several of our best-selling cotton yarns and added a couple of new ones, too. Cascade Ultra Pima and Ultra Pima Fine are … [more]


Back in stock: Classy mini-skeins.

Dream in Color Classy mini-skeins are back in stock, and how! Dream in Color only occasionally produces these 50-yard mini-skeins of their worsted weight superwash wool, Classy, and the color selection is different every time. This order of mini-skeins is our biggest yet, boasting an astonishing 63 colors! Some are highly variegated, some are semi-solid, … [more]


Hello, Peerie.

We are bursting with excitement because Brooklyn Tweed’s new yarn is here! Meet Peerie. Peerie is a fingering weight, worsted spun, 100% merino wool yarn made entirely in the US. The sheep graze in Utah and Nevada, their fleece is spun in Springvale, Maine, and the resulting yarn is dyed in Saco, Maine. Brooklyn Tweed … [more]


New colors in Malabrigo Mechita.

This week brought us a big box of Malabrigo Mechita in nine brand new speckled colorways! Mechita is a single ply superwash merino in a fingering weight, with a generous 420 yards on each 100 gram skein. Suitable for sweaters, shawls, scarves, cowls, mitts, baby things and lightweight hats, Mechita has great potential. In fact, it’s … [more]