Category Archives: Yarn

Last Chance Yarn: Alux

While we love welcoming exciting new yarns, it’s so hard to say goodbye to other yarns, even though it’s a necessary part of our pledge to bring you the best products at the best prices. We have to discontinue some products to make room for new ones, so we are sad to see ...

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New Felici Colors for Summer!

I’m so excited to show you our newest batch of Felici striped colorways! I have a personal reason that I’m especially excited about this release: I designed a bunch of them! I started here as a graphic designer last fall, and since then I’ve gotten the extremely awesome chance to help design yarn ...

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Outrageous Insteps Collection + New Hawthorne Colors

Hawthorne, our best selling sock yarn, is all about those bold hand-painted hues–and this latest update is no exception! A reflection of the great Northwest, Hawthorne is a yarn inspired by the varied and vibrant place we call home. Each colorway shows off hand-painted hues and surprising pops of color that are as distinctive and exceptional as their namesake neighborhoods.

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Monthly Yarn Sale: Wonderfluff!

Softer than a kitten, fluffier than a cloud, Wonderfluff is a technological marvel! Silky baby alpaca and fleecy merino fibers are blown into and caught in a lightweight tube of nylon mesh. The result is a yarn that’s beautifully bulky yet lightweight and warm, with surprising resiliency. Normally $8.49 a ball, it’s now just $6.79 through the end of June!

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New Spring Inspired Sock Labs!

Like the first sunny day after a stormy winter, our newest Sock Lab is a spring dream. A melange of the colors of spring blooms, the aptly named Bouquet combines bright pink, shades of orange, and hues of warm yellow. A perfect counterbalance to Bouquet is Meadow! Meadow features a medley of lively greens.

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Lower Prices? Yes Please!

That’s right! Both our Brava and regular Wool of the Andes lines now have lower Everyday Prices – which means more savings for those afghan and blanket projects! ...

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Knitwear and crochet designer Tian Connaughton at home in her studio
Designer Interview: Tian Connaughton

One of our most versatile designers, Tian Connaughton is responsible for some of our favorite patterns — both knit and crochet. We’ve happily worked with her for 8 years, and look forward to many more collaborations. Tian is all things crafty. She is a designer and technical editor working for major brands such ...

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May’s Monthly Yarn Sale is Swish!

Swish is pretty much the perfect yarn: it's soft, it's warm, it's machine washable, and it comes in a variety of weights and lots of colors ... what more could you want?! DK, worsted, and bulky weight Swish yarns are all 100% Fine Superwash Merino Wool (plus there's a fingering weight version in Bare if you want to dye your own!).

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