April, 2014

 Spring has arrived! These magnolia blossoms are a sure sign.  It is such a wonderful time in Victoria with all of the beautiful spring bulbs and flowering trees.  The sun also picks up everyone's spirits, and hopefully the winter grey days are behind us!

With Spring comes some gorgeous new lighter weight yarns.  Below we have highlighted the lastest to arrive in the shop


 Berroco's beautiful
Folio Yarn:

Folio is a superfine alpaca that is so soft it feels like cashmere. This yarn is perfect for the changing seasons as it can be worked on a wide range of needles.  Great for a wrap or for a draped effect.

50gm, 219yds, 200m.  5 1/2 stitches = 1"
22sts, 32rows = 4"
   Needle size 5US (3.75mm)
65% alpaca, 35% rayon (viscose)
Hand wash cold, lay flay to dry

Booklet #344 Folio
On the cover: Nijo.  Other designs in the booklet
using Folio:






Berroco's Floret Yarn:

Floret is an ultra soft, colorfully plied cotton blend yarn.

50gm, 109yds, 100m.  4.75 stitches = 1"
19sts, 23rows = 4"
   Needle size 8US (5mm)
75% acrylic, 25% cotton, machine wash delicate cycle

Nora Gaughan Vol. 14
13 Gorgeous angular designs in a variety of yarns. Two patterns knit with Folio and Floret:

Knit in Berroco Folio

Knit in Berroco Floret

How about a shawl to keep the spring chill off your shoulders?  These are the latest patterns in store and are knit with fingering weight yarns:

Clair de Lune by Pam Powers

Shadow and Glow by The Yarniad

New Stitchery Charts by The Drawn Thread:
Spring Jumble

The Spring Garden


Wooden Flower Buttons

Wooden and Resin Buttons, and many more
new styles in the store!

Lily knows spring in the air!

New Class Schedule for Spring...see it here

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To March, 2014