Crazy for Ewe
March Manos Madness

The shop is brimming with exactly what you want to knit and need to wear right now - lots of fresh spring produce!  I'm especially excited that we've finally received our big order from Manos del Uruguay in all the fibers and colors you crave.  We still have the trunk show, and I'm going to do a Facebook Live event as we open each box and see all the new lovelies!  It's all my effort to lure you to the more


Our featured yarn this week is Berroco Quechua, a beautiful sport weight blend of merino, baby alpaca, and yak.  It's a lightweight fabric with a soft 2-ply construction that shows off your stitches without being heavy.  It would make a great Featherweight Cardigan, or a stunning shawl, such as Lockett. 

Designed especially for two colors of Quechua, Lockett features a fun shell more

Aalta Yarns Trunk Show

Christine Forester Aalta Yarn

I'm super excited about the Aalta Yarn Trunk Show this Saturday!  Christine Forester, owner of Aalta Yarns will be here to talk about the company and share with you her vision and some of her fabulous products.  You already know Aalta Truth, the delicious blend of merino and baby alpaca.  She's launching a line of Truth Hand-dyes that are just beautiful.  She'll have some on hand that will be more

Five reasons to love linen
Reed is the smooth, suave linen fiber that's totally changed my mind about knitting with linen.  When Shibui introduced this yarn, I kept touching it and thinking; Wow, this is linen?  Really?  It's so smooth - so soft -- so silky.  How can this be?  The answer is in the construction.  Rather than being a traditional plied yarn, Reed is a fine chainette that creates suppleness and loft in a fiber that lacks both.  This fingering weight yarn that takes advantage of linen's crispness but tempers it into a lovely smooth fiber that has totally seduced me.  Reed, you are my kind of fiber...
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