September, 2013

September is here, but the weather is still gorgeous.  This photo taken at the Classic Boat Show, Labour Day long weekend, in Victoria.

We have so many new yarns and stitching charts in the shop for fall.  Too many to show on one page, but here is a taste of some beautiful new products in the store.  If you are knitting for Christmas, now is the time to get your projects lined up and started!

Want to learn a new knitting skill?  Check out our Fall class listing here.

This Garter Fern Scarf by Knit One, Crochet Too, is knit with Elfin Tweed yarn.  This fingering weight yarn is a  beautiful blend of merino, baby llama and bamboo.  This model knit using color number 1546 Olive.

New Classic Elite books are here including Alpine Forest.  Full of great accessory projects using Fresco yarn.  With so many colors available, Fresco is the perfect yarn for fair isle and colorwork projects.

Linea Mitts
Fresco Pea Pod and Onyx

Linea Hat
Fresco Pea Pod and Onyx

Nell Hats
Two color caps with deep hemmed bands.  Optional braid or tassel detail.  Knit with CEY Fresco.

Classic Elite Favorite Hats.  9 designs including slouchy, cabled, and colorwork.  Yarns featured include Mountaintop Vista, Inca Alpaca, Silky Alpaca Lace, and Fresco.

Hamlet Hat knit with Fresco

New Berroco Abode
This thick and thin yarn has an unusual printed effect.  100% soft merino wool.

Boxelder Scarf knit with Abode

Also new is Berroco's Boboli Lace. 
Boboli Lace gauge is 24st x 30r and has the same beautiful wool blend and color range as Boboli and Boboli Quick.

Debbie Bliss Fall/Winter 2013
Interweave Holiday Gifts 2013

New magazines full of great holiday knitting ideas!

Sublime has a new tweed, "Luxurious Aran Tweed" and two new books that accompany this yarn. 40% Wool, 40% Cotton, 20% Llama

New Shibui Baby Alpaca Colors!  This DK weight yarn is luxurious and has a wonderful hand.  Button, button...we've got thousands of buttons for all your finishing needs!

Shown here is the new Namaste double circular knitting needle case and accessory pouch.  The needle case is the same as the original except it is double wide.  Also shown are the new Ultra Alpaca Fine colors by Berroco.  Love, love, the new colors.  Great for shawls.

Speaking of shawls, here are a few new favorites:

Lunaris Shawl by Yarniad
Fingering weight.  Stockinette and garter stitches in a crescent shaped shaw in a gradient stripe pattern.

Autumn Blush by Joji
Aran weight.  Worked from end to end in one piece.  The pattern consists of 10 sections, and stitches include double seed stitch and picot edging.

Imagine When by Joji
Fingering weight.  A series of triangles create a beautifully draped piece in a garter and lace pattern.

Echos of Color by Joji
Fingering weight.  3 colors, simple stripes, and an interesting construction.  A nice relaxing knit.

Union Station Infinity Scarf by Tanis Gray
Sport weight.

Capital Shawl by Tanis Gray

National Gallery Shawl by Tanis Gray

Remember "The Girls" by Carriage House Samplings?  Now you can stitch "The Boys".  Four in the series:





Enjoy September everyone!

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