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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

NEW colors of Alegria sock yarn!
Alegria by Manos del Uruguay
75% superwash merino  25% polyamide (nylon)
445 yds  28-30 sts/4"  US 1-3
Soft and resilient--great for socks, hats, gloves, scarves, shawls, etc.
NEW stock of popular Arroyo by Malabrigo:  
Arroyo by Malbrigo
Pure superwash merino wool--SOFT.
335 yds  20-22 sts/4"  US 4-6
For sweaters, hats, scarves, socks--just about anything!  Wonderful.
 We all need something to store or carry yarn. 
These beautiful, hand crafted Bolga Baskets do the job in style:
Bolga Baskets - lots of color patterns

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

NEW stock!  Fino lace weight by Alpaca with a Twist.  SOFT. 
Fino - 70% baby alpaca  30% silk   875 yards
Carol says this is one of the finest lace yarns she's ever used.
New colors!  Socrates fingering weight by Alpaca with a Twist. 
Socrates - Superb, soft yarn for socks, hats, or gloves.
30% baby alpaca  30% merino wool  20% bamboo  20% nylon
400 yds  US 1-3
MORE Madeline Tosh!  We can't get enough.
New stock of DK and heavy worsted Vintage
Tosh DK - lots more fabulous colors at the shop.......
Tosh Vintage:
Too many colors to squeeze in here - stop by and browse.
Come in, relax, and enjoy the view!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

SILK.......the ultimate fiber.
New - Indochine Sport by Lantern Moon in lustrous colors:

Indochine - 100% silk
134 yds  22 sts/4"  US 5-6
NEW - Mountain Colors Twizzle.
Gorgeous multi-colors: 
Twizzle - 225 yds  4-5 st/in  US 4-6
85% superwash merino  15% silk
NEW - sock yarns by:
Mountain Colors Crazy Foot.......Tosh Sock.......Three Fates 
Clockwise from top left:
Three Fates, Mountain Colors Crazy Foot, and (last two) Tosh Sock.
Travel light this summer......make socks!
More new Madeline Tosh from our latest shipment
being put out tomorrow and Friday -- don't miss it.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

NEW! Tangier by Cascade.
Tangier is a slow color change blend of silk, cotton, acrylic, and viscose.

Tangier - 220 yds  16-18 sts/4"  US 8-9
Shown above in Grace Ahkrem's knit Seaweed Scarf.
NEW!  UltraPima Fine, also by Cascade.
UltraPima has incredible sheen.  You have to see it to believe it.
UltraPima Fine.
100% Pima cotton    136.7 yds    24-26 sts/4"    US 3-4
Look what the wind blew in........
a new lace shawl knit in 'Meadow'.  Soft! 
'Glam Shells' shawl by Marisa Hernandez (Ravelry/free)
Knit with one skein of Meadow on size 6 needles.
Easy, clearly written pattern.
Have a beautiful day!