September, 2015


 
Classic Boat Festival this long weekend at the inner harbour
September 4 - 6
 

The weather is still nice, but Fall is definitely in the air! Here are a few new items to entice you into getting back to your knitting and stitching.



  Malabrigo's new 4-ply yarn, Mechito, has arrived! 100% superwash merino is gorgeous colorways.
28sts, 30r, 100gms, 385m


Here are a few great new patterns to knit up using this luscious yarn:


Eliza by Knitspot
A girly lace mitt in three sizes XS/S/L featuring a pleated hem flounce with a pane of pretty snowdrop lace extending up the back of the hand.


Spiralucious Mitt by Knitspot
A pretty, warm mitt in two sizes (S,L) featuring a lace pattern that spirals the wrist and extends up the back of the hand.


Orchid Lace Mitts by Knitspot
These featherweight mitts in two lengths are knit at a fine gauge and feature a lace cuff and thumb, with a vertical motif along the outer side.
 


New Classic Elite Villa has arrived.  Similar to CEY Vail, Villa comes in 8 great colors and knits up beautifully on its own or in combination with Vail.



Villa is a silky soft blend of 70% alpaca and 30% bamboo in a fingering weight.  Use for sweaters, cowls, and wraps.
6.75sts/inch, US 3 (3.25mm) needle, 50gms



Nova Painted Desert in more colorways have arrived
 


This supersoft 4 ply yarn is perfect for garments, accessories, and shawls.
100% superwash wool, 100gms, 400m
30sts, 36r

Here is a free Painted Desert Lace Shawl pattern:

diamondyarn.ca/media/catalog/pattern/pdf/130220/KFI100012_Painted_Desert_Lace_Shawl_.pdf




New Handturned Wooden Shawl pins are new.  Comes in Pacific Yew, Burled Maple, and Cocobolo woods.



New Baby Yarn: Baby Natural by Naturally

4 ply, 100% New Zealand Wool
28sts, 36r, 50gms, 227m 2.75-3.25mm needle (US 1-3)


Baby Natural Blanket Pattern
B200
201
B202
B203



Get Started on a cozy Cowl to keep you warm in the coming months, like this one "Flake" by Amy Miller


A fun fairisle design knit in Blue Sky Alpaca's Sport Weight yarn (100% baby alpaca)



We finally have more Ehrman needlepoint kits in stock.  Here are a few.  I will be updating our needlepoint section soon.

Badger by Suzanne Gyseman
10M, 15" x 15"


Owl by Suzanne Gyseman
10M, 15" x 15"



Python Pastel by Brandon Mably
10M, 10.5" x 10.5"


Fiona by Maggie Hollingworth
12M, 17" x 14"


White Dahlia by Kaffe Fassett
10M, 16" x 16"


Ease into fall and enjoy the remaining summer days!

 

The sun just makes me happy!




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To August 2015