Thursday, October 25, 2012

2 Months until Christmas

That is right - only 2 months to do all your knitting and crocheting for gift giving!
This is a super pattern book - 
Christmas Calender 
- everyday is a new design -  made in a really unique format.
It looks like a calender and there are 24 fun projects using various weights of yarn.
You will find - hats, scarves, shawls, fingerless gloves,a  hot water bottle cover, Christmas ornaments and decorations, baby booties and more.

Looking for another quick and easy project?
Chalet by Classic Elite
This warm and cozy cowl was knit using ChaletThe yarn is a very soft alpaca and bamboo blend.
The 4 colours that it comes in are naturally undyed.
Thanks to Edwina for knitting this cowl for us - you only need 2 balls!

Lots of n"ewe" always arriving - so be sure to check the shop out regularly!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Woodstock and Mist

 We had a great time at the Woodstock Fleece Festival on the weekend. 
Thanks for dropping by. 
 lot of new people discovered our booth and hopefully they will become special customers
 - just like "ewe".
 We were chilly as a very large door was open to let other vendors in as we where setting up our booth.
Part of our 20' x 10'booth

A n"ewe" yarn for your knitting pleasure!

Mist by Twilleys of Stamford is a lovely superfine alpaca/wool/acrylic dk blend.
The colours are very "earthy" and there is super pattern support.
In their pattern book you will find hats, cowls, scarves and sweaters.
I finished this cowl last night and it only took two balls of Mist.
Cooler weather is coming!!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

n"ewe", n"ewe" n"ewe"!!

 How are your fall and gift giving projects coming along? 
Hope you have started - if not you need to run in right away!
It is such a busy time of year trying to decide what to make for who. 
Everyday there seems to be n"ewe" items arriving at the shop. 
Below you will find samples of some of them.
Angora Merino
Regia has done it again with this lovely soft fingering weight yarn - Angora Merino 
and the pattern support is super. 
In this pattern book you will find sock, shawls, baby outfits, hats, scarves and more. 
 The top book has lots of hats made in super chunky yarns.
This translates - fast projects to knit and crochet.
Sounds good doesn't it!
The other book calls for chunky weight yarn.
You will find sweaters, hat, scarves, etc for kids and adults.
Knit Kards by Nancy's Knit Knacks
These handy plastic cards are your answers to so many questions.
You can get them individually or as a set.
Clip them to your project bag and you have info at your fingertips.
Info such as how to do various kinds of increases and decreases, yarn label guide,
perfect gauge swatch, etc.
Cabin Fever
Cabin Fever - one of our favourite Canadian knitwear designers has done it again with their newest book 
Need a Plus Cardigan?
Their patterns are always extremely well written.
This book covers sizes 44" to 61" and you can use any weight of yarn.
Remember the shop is closing early today 
- Friday Oct 12th at 3:00 
and closed all day tomorrow - Saturday Oct 13th 
as we have a booth at the Woodstock Fleece Festival.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Sweaterkits and books

Happy October!
It is really knitting and crocheting season now!
Sweaterkits has done it again with a wonderful n"ewe" kit.
It is an easy knit one piece vest called a Ruana
The kit includes their wonderful hand dyed Alpaca/Merino and their Silk Whisper.
Sweaterkits is an Ontario company with lots to offer.
We also have their Silk Whisper Wrapper (cowl/scarf), 
their Light as Air Shawl
and their Silk Jewel yarn and patterns.

Another great book by Berroco - as you can see lots of great patterns for babies and toddlers.

Woodstock Fleece Festival
We will be closing at 3:00 on Friday October 12 and closed all day Saturday October 13
We will be having a booth at the festival.