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Rhinebeck Roundup

Rhinebeck Roundup

We just returned from a great weekend in Northern New York State.  We were there to attend the New York Sheep & Wool Festival, fondly referred to as “Rhinebeck”.  This show is one of the largest annual gatherings of fiber-arts enthusiasts in the United States. The truck was closed so we could go and scope(…)

Knit and Crochet with Superstition

Knit and Crochet with Superstition

This week in the Online Shop we are spotlighting Superstition from hand-dyer Forbidden Woolery. This fingering weight/sock yarn is perfect for socks, accessories and anything else you would use a light weight yarn to make.  This hard working yarn is soft and strong and your fabrics will hold up well plus the dyer has created(…)

Knit & Crochet with Ewe So Sporty

Knit & Crochet with Ewe So Sporty

One of our favorite yarns for babies, kids, and well every project is Ewe So Sporty from Ewe Ewe Yarns.  This soft, bouncy, colorful, and of course, machine washable yarn is perfect for both knitting and crochet.  You can use it to make accessories, garments and especially baby things since you can toss them in(…)

Knit and Crochet with CoBaSi Plus

Knit and Crochet with CoBaSi Plus

With Summer on the way you probably think worsted weight yarn is out of the question – but Summer is when we reach for CoBaSi Plus.  The mix of Cotton, Bamboo, Silk, and Elastic in a worsted weight make this yarn a quick but lightweight yarn.  It’s rare to find a worsted weight we can(…)

Knit and Crochet with CoBaSi

Knit and Crochet with CoBaSi

It’s getting hot so it’s time to start using CoBaSi by HiKoo from Skacel.  A cotton, bamboo and silk blend fingering weight yarn that also has a generous amount of elastic nylon. This yarn is perfect for warm weather pieces, and wonderful for socks for those who can’t wear wool. The resulting fabric is soft(…)

Knit and Crochet with Mr. Darcy

Knit and Crochet with Mr. Darcy

Some patterns we think Mr. Darcy by Yarn Love would look especially dashing in:   Happenstance by Rosemary (Romi) Hill is one of the most beautiful shawls. This is one of those big shawls that wraps around you keeping you nice and warm!  © Designs by Romi The placement of colors in the shawl makes(…)

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