December, 2015

Christmas is fast approaching and if you are like me, I'm scrambling to get those last minute gifts knitted and stitched.  If you are still in need of a last minute gift item you wish to make, be sure to drop by the shop to see our many quick knit project ideas.  Below are some great gift ideas for the knitter and stitcher on your list.

Berroco's New Booklet, "Portforlio I" is a curated collaboration with independent designers that honors Berroco Ultra Alpaca's 10th anniversary.  Here are a few of the 14 designs in this new book:

Etruscan by Amy Miller
A classic accessory with modern proportions, Etruscan is knit with Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky

Edelweiss by Brenda York
A feminine sock with a pretty picot edge and colorwork cuff, Edelweiss is knit with Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light

Fishbones Hat by May Jane Mucklestone
A whimsical hat knit in the round with a traditional stranded colorwork pattern, Fishbones Hat is knit with Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light


Great Gift ideas for the Knitter on your list:
Chiao Goo Yarn Buttler $59.95
and Bamboo Needle Holder $13.95

Rippling River Cowl by Helen Bingham
knit this cowl with SimpliCria yarn, or a DK weight yarn for a quicker knit.
Find the free pattern here:

More Gift ideas for those on your list:
Addi Click Basics interchangeable knitting needle set $195
Knitters Pride Waves Crochet Hook Set $57.95

We have more of these beautifully hand crafted yarn bowls in stock.  Holds your yarn while you knit and keeps your yarn in place, preventing it from rolling around on the floor!

These project bags keep your supplies dry and clean.  Spacious with a gusset bottom to hold your knitting or stitching projects.  Zippered top and comfort handles.  Available in four colors.  9" x 12" Reg. $14.95 on special until Christmas for $10.50!

New Woolpets kits have arrived just in time for Christmas.  These needle felting kits include everything you need to create these adorable birds and animals. Over 25 kits to choose from. $27.95

Minutia Knitted Ornaments
Find the free pattern here:

Francisco knitted Cardinal
Find the free pattern here:


Hardwood Swift $119.95 and KP Wool Winder $54.95.  Essential tools for the serious knitter!

See colors of this wonderful yarn here

HiKoo Simplynatural Yarn
Alpaca, Merino, and Mulberry Silk

Simplinatural Lacy Boot Cuffs

Find the free pattern here:

New Ehrman Tapestry Kits have arrived.  We will have these up on the website in the next few days.

Have you tried Eucalan?  This is the perfect wash for all your hand knits.  Available in 500ml, 100ml, or 5ml tester sizes in the following scents: Unscented, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, and Eucalyptus.  $12.95, $5.50, and $2

Hand Embroidery Stitches at a Glance.  The perfect reference guide for over 30 stitches in a compact 4" x 6 format.  Complete Step by Step instructions with tips and techniques to inspire you.

New Mill Hill Bead Ornament Kits have arrived.  Quick and fun stitch projects that include all beads, threads, and fabrics required.

Tool Caddy
Compact 5 1/2" x 7 1/2" case for keeping all your notions and small items in one place.
Carribean, Pink and Lime  $39.95

These adorable embroidery stocking kits by Woodland Threads can be used for small gifts, or hung as an ornament on your tree.
Threads, fabric, and instructions are included in the kits.  $27.95

These embroidered tea cosy kits are stitched on felt and wool fabric.  Also shown are coin purse kits. Threads, fabric, clasps, beads, and instructions are included in the kits.  Tea Cosies $49.95, Coin Purses $43.95

First, Santa - then...


Merry Christmas Everyone, Enjoy the Holidays!

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To November, 2015