New Knitting


Omega Shawl by Alison Green
This shawl is knit with Berroco's Nebula.  This is a great pattern to show off Nebula's long color repeats and beautiful color combinations.
Get this free pattern here:






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Berroco Nebula
Single Spun Sport yarn with beautiful colorways and long color repeats.
100% Superwash Merino
416 Yards, 380m, 26sts x 36r
3US, 2.25mm needle

Simply Shimmering Shawl by Julie Gaddy
A glamerous shawl knit with Cascade Luminosa.
Finished size: 24" x 60" with optional crochet chain stitch edging.  US10 (6mm) needle, 4 skeins.
Get the pattern here:

0001 Emerald

0002 Tiger's Eye

0003 Sunstone

0004 Garnet

0005 Silver
0006 Pink Quartz
0007 Amethyst 

0008 Sapphire 
0009 Lapis  0010 Blue Topaz  Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend Hat by Julie Gaddy 

New yarn, Cascade Luminosa
 Luminosa is an aran weight, jewel toned, luxury alpaca yarn.  A shimmer mixed with baby alpaca creates a glamourous effect.  It is the perfect yarn for elegant accessories like shawls, hats, and gloves.
52% Viscose, 44% Alpaca, 4% Wool
220m, 5mm needle, 18sts
$19.95 per 100gm skein

Luminosa Centerpiece Cowl by Shannon Dunbabin
This cowl was knit with one skein of Tiger's Eye and one skein of Blue Topaz Cascade Luminosa.

Debbie Bliss Rialto DK Heathers
 An addition to the Rialto line is Rialto DK Heathers.  Extrafine Superwash merino, 100% wool
22sts, 30r, size 4mm needle
50gms, 106m $11.95

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90 Honey

911 Pewter

92 Denim
93 Loch
94 Grape 

95 Bordeaux 

96 Conker 
97 Peat
98 Leaf 


Yew knit in Tuscan Tweed
  We still have a few weeks of summer ahead of us, but Fall is definitely in the air. It is time to cozy up with a beautiful wrap or poncho for those cooler nights.  Shown here is "Yew" knit in the new Berroco Tuscan Tweed yarn.

New Yarn, Berroco Tuscan Tweed

Harebell from Booklet 380, Tuscan Tweed

Tuscan Tweed is a beautiful worsted weight, timeless tweed yarn that is a blend of wool, viscose and mohair.  It is perfect for simple stitches as well as more sophisticated lace or cable patterns.

65% Wool, 25% Rayon/Viscose, 10% Mohair
18-20sts x 26-28 rows = 4"
Size 7-8US (4.5-5mm) needle
50g, 120yds, 110m






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Booklet 380
Tuscan Tweed
includes 6 designs

New Yarn, Berroco Ginkgo

Aini knit in Ginkgo

Ginkgo is beautifully soft with suble heather colors.  The Silk and wool blend of Ginkgo makes for wonderful accessories and garments because it is so soft to the touch.  It is a versitile, worsted weight yarn.

52% Silk, 48% Wool
19sts x 26r = 4"
Size 8US (5mm) needle
50g, 130yds, 123m

Tala knit in Ginkgo







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New Shawl Pins

We have some beautiful shawl pins and a few new styles have arrived in the shop:

Coil Shawl Pin

Naga Closure
This is an interesting design that weaves in and out of your knitted garment.

Twig Lace Shawl Pin

Twig Shawl Stick

Wild Grape Tendril Shawl Pin and Shawl Stick

String of Siver Beads Shawl Pin

Spiral Fermoir Pins

Thease beautiful leather "button" fasteners work wonderfully with knitted garments.  No need for button holes:

Leather Latch Closures that fasten on each side are available in Black or Chocolate.

Classic Silk Lace Shawl

Classic Silk Lace Shawl with Elite Yarns

We knit this shawl with Classic Elite's "Classic Silk" yarn. 3 balls is enough for the shawl pictured.  Classic Silk is a blend of 50% cotton, 30% Silk, and 20% Nylon.  It has a great nubbly look, a bit of sheen, and a great raw silk feel.
5 sts per inch on a US6 (4mm) needle.
Find this free pattern,"Sanibel Lace Shawl "  here


This is the Kurama Cowl from Berroco's booklet #344 Folio.  This yarn is so soft and lightweight.  65% superfine Alpaca and 35% Rayon Viscose. 22sts, 32r, on US 5 (3.75mm) needle.
This yarn can be worked on a variety of needles and produces a soft, natural drape to your garments.  Great for projects that flow, wrap, or drape. A great trans-seasonal yarrn to take you into Spring and Summer before the transition to Fall yarn weights.  3 balls needed for the Kurama Cowl.

Nuna Fina Yarn

The same great yarn as Nuna, but in a fingering weight. Perfect for warmer weather wraps, cardigans and shawls.
40% Merino, 40% Silk, 20% bamboo sourced Viscose
28sts, 40r, 2.75mm needle, 300 meters.

New Sport Yarn from Diamond Luxury Collection

Diamond Luxury Alpaca Gold made from the finest available alpaca: 19-20mic
This has a soft hand like cashmere but with more of a silky lustre.
100% Super Baby Alpaca
24sts, 30r, 133meters, 4mm needle
Great colors to choose from.

A few more shawls that would look great in this yarn:

Turntable by the Yarniad

Beurre Shawl by the Yarniad

Vintage Infinity Loop by Pam Powers

(see more on the Happenings page)

New Brooklyn Patterns have arrived from Wool People 6 and Winter 2014 collections

  Svalbard - Textured Drape-Front Raglan
Textured Drape-Front Raglan

Textured Dolman Pullover

Tree Rings
Textured Pi Shawl

Modern Triangular Hap Shawl

Hickory Cap
Cabled Pillbox Hat

New Spring yarns are arriving daily.  Pictured above is Sublime's Luxurious Tweed DK
60% Wool, 40% Cotton  22sts, 28r
4mm needle, 135m 50g

From Sublime's Luxurious Tweed DK
Book #673

Nuna Fina has also arrived.  The same wonderful yarn as Nuna but in a fingering weight.
40% merino, 40% silk, 20% bamboo
28sts, 40r  size 2.75mm needle
300m  50g

Shibui Pebble is here.  A gorgeous luxe yarn in beautiful colors.  A blend of cashmere, merino and recycled silk in a light fingering weight.  205m

New Colors of Mille Colori and Jawoll Magic have arrived. Fingering Weight in spring colorways



Find the perfect button in store, these metals are some of our most popular.

New Class Schedule for Spring...see it here


Finally arrived are the Namaste "Build Your Own Binder" accessories.  A great way to store your needles and notions in the most stylish way!

Introducing Ayllu by Misti Alpaca

  A great new overdyed alpaca yarn in an aran weight. So soft to the touch, the gauge of this yarn is 3.5sts per inch. Size 9US needles, 120 yards (111 meters) per 100g.

Simplinatural by Hikoo

  A great new yarn addition to the shop.  Wool, alpaca and silk, expertly blended.  The rounded 6-ply strands have a luxurious cushy feel with great stitch definition.  4-4.5sts per inch, size 8-9US needles, 183 yards 100g.

On my needles is the Kansas City Cowl.  I am knitting it using the color Crimson.  This is a free pattern and can found here:

How about a warm pair of mitts for the remaining days of Winter?  These are knit with the Simpliworsted, but can be knit with the Simplinatural and the pattern can be found here: Kids Winter Buzz Mittens

Another great new yarn in the shop is Rylie by Hikoo.   Rylie is a lightweight luxury yarn great for seasonal transitional knitting.  Baby Alpaca, Mulberry Silk, and linen in wonderful colorways.  6sts per inch, 3-4US needles, 274yds per 100g

This crocheted Shell Cowl by Cathy Campbell is stitched with Crystal Palace's new yarn Danube DK.  You can find the pattern here:

The Danube yarn is a DK weight, 163yds, 5.25-5.75sts per inch, it is made of slow striping fiber, silk like flecks and has a handspun look.

Danube Drop Stitch Cowl, knit with one ball of Danube DK.  Pattern can be found here:


New Knitwear designs by Patricia Hart

Patricia Hart from Victoria, BC has been designing knitwear for some time now.  Finally she has published the first in her pattern line and they are proving to be very popular.

Simple yet sophisticated, her designs combine the perfect combination of fit, beautiful details, and exquisite yarns for accessories that you will want to knit more than once.

Whether you are just starting to knit, or are an advanced knitter, these beautiful designs are a must have for your next project.

Fingerless mitts knit with 100% Alpaca, these are soft, cozy, and warm

Orchid Pearl
Wrist warmers knit with Blue Sky Alpacas' Sport Weight yarn.  Reversible to show off a burst of color, or choose the monochromatic side.

Lace cowl knit with Blue Sky Alpacas' Sport Weight yarn.  Elegant and Urban, finished with three beautiful buttons.

Wrist warmers knit using Bluesky Alpacas' super soft Suri Merino.  Simple, beautiful.

Felted coasters knit with the irresistibly beautiful hues of Noro Kureyon.

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 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