September, 2017


 Beautiful Arbutus Cove Park

September is here already!  I say this every year, but I am always surprised at how fast it seems to come.  We have had a lovely summer this year.  It has been very hot, and sometimes very smokey.  The BC wildfires this year have set records and the smoke has drifted though Victoria a few times this summer.  Although the fall is upon us, I'm still in the mood for a few more summer knit projects before the fall yarns have all arrived.

I just love the Hikoo Rylie Yarn, a lovely blend of Alpaca, Mulberry Silk, and Linen.  "Building With Lace" by Michelle Hunter of The Knit Purl Hunter is a wonderful lace pattern book that takes the casual lace knitter to an experienced level.  The mastery of each skill in this book builds upon another in subsequent patterns. So, grab some Rylie and in the end you will have a gorgeous sampler shawl.

See Rylie info and colors here:
www.buttonedup.com/Catalogue/Knitting/Yarns/Hikoo/Rylie.aspx


 

The Best of Knit Purl Hunter
This is another wonderful book by Michelle Hunter.  This book includes 25 designs for cowls, socks, shawls, hats, mitts, and more.


Stripes Alive Socks
Ripples and Chevrons show off the slow color changes of Zauberball Crazy yarn.  Shown here in color 1564.


Crimple Socks
Ribbing is incorporated in the leg, toe and heel for a very comfortable fit.  Knit in Hikoo Cobasi yarn, col. 102 Blarney.



Wandering Moon Shawl
This is a crescent shaped shawl featuring cables and novelty stitches.  Knit with Hikoo Rylie, color 91 Sandbar.


Ambiguous Cowl
This two sided cowl pairs a classic design with a modern motif.  The focus of this cowl is on intermediate stranded knitting skills.  Knit with HiKoo Sueno yarn.


Disappearing Act
An attractive sock with a unique heel design.
Knit with Hikoo Cobasi, in 003 Natural and 070 Carrot.



New by The Drawn Thread


Welcome Halloween

Stitched on Lambswool Linen using silk threads.
Design size: 30 x 216 (1.9" x 13.5" on 32ct)
Chart: $12.95




Welcome Christmas

Stitched on Lambswool Linen using silk threads.
Design size: 30 x 216 (1.9" x 13.5" on 32ct)
Chart: $12.95



New Daylight "Yoyo" Magnifier



This compact foldable pocket LED magnifier can be carried in your pocket.  The magnifier has an 8 Diopter 3.0x lens and 3 bright daylight LEDs.  3 1/2" x 3" x 1 1/2" when folded down.





We are stocking Silk Ribbon again!  Available in 30 beautiful colors and two widths: 3.5mm and 7mm.  $6.95



Lil stopping to smell the flowers in Beacon Hill Park

Enjoy the final days of summer!




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To July, 2017