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Luscious Llama

This week’s sample yarn is really, really yummy.  No, it isn’t actually edible, but it is really delicious to knit with and to wear.  The yarn in question is Miski from the Mirasol Project, which endeavors to give back to … Continue reading

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Feathery Fantasy

This week’s yarn to try out is Online’s Linie 43, Punta. The texture falls somewhere between fur and feathers (a rayon, nylon, and acrylic blend, very very soft). If I had a young teen girl to knit for, I think … Continue reading

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Tempting Tweed Tasting

This week’s sample yarn is Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Chunky. We’ve started a swatch and would love to have you come in, knit a couple rows, and tell us what you think of it. I like it a lot–it … Continue reading

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Sampling Sparkles

This week’s yarn to try is Gossamer from Karabella. It is a light-weight mohair with a coordinating tinsel-like strand running through it. The sparkly strand makes it special and party-ready, but the fact that the tinsel matches or coordinates with … Continue reading

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Soft Sampling

This week, we encourage you to come in and knit on our swatch of Louisa Harding Kashmir Aran, a blissfully soft yarn with good stitch definition. It comes in an extensive array of colors, is wonderful for baby things, adult … Continue reading

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Sumptuous Sampling

Our yarn for sampling this week is Laines du Nord Cashsilk, a sumptuously soft, incredibly luxurious blend of merino wool, cashmere, and silk. There are many projects on Ravelry made from it, and a lot of raves about how it … Continue reading

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Yarn Sampling for 7/23/12 through 7/28/12 and “is it that time already?”

The yarn available for sampling this week is Louisa Harding Mariposa. It is a worsted weight with a shiny strand running through it, and I have succumbed to it’s charms and am planning either a tank top (maybe with a … Continue reading

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Yarn Sampling Fun

Hey, wouldn’t it be fun to get to try a new yarn every week?  We thought so too, so for at least the near future we’re going to have a sample yarn of the week. Here’s how it works: We’ll … Continue reading

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The Cottage Knitting Report

Back from my first trip of the season to my beloved shack on an island, and for once I was very disciplined in packing my knitting: I didn’t take my usual 5 to 7 projects (really, I usually do!). I … Continue reading

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Check us out!

Wow, we’ve been busy. We did a little makeover on the shop–yarns rearranged to make room for new ones, space opened up to make things more open and airy. Of course in the process we re-found old loves (yarn of … Continue reading

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