Category Archives: Yarn

Our Fall Launch is Here!

As the days grow shorter and colder, the desire to snuggle up on the couch with a cup of hot tea and craft grows stronger. Which is perfect, as our fall launch is here, ranging from a new luxurious hand painted silk lace yarn to a cheerful Santa-festooned pillow! Take a gander with me through our new crafty delights!

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Monthly Yarn Sale – Stroll!

Stroll, our sock (and shawl) superstar yarn is available at a discount this month! Fall is the perfect time to do a sock and accessory inventory. Need a refresh? Save 20% on most Stroll yarns and whip up the softest, hard-wearing hats, socks, mitts, shawls, and flattering lightweight sweaters at a discount!

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Fall Palette #1
Fall Color Palettes to Inspire

Fall brings out our favorite knits, as well as beautiful color palettes. If you are looking to add some spice to your next project look no further. We have compiled a list of great fall photos and palettes to inspire you!

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Introducing Color Mist!

From one speckle fan to another, our new Color Mist yarn stolen my heart and taken over my stash! Our favorite cotton yarn, Comfy, has gained a whole new life with this stunning dye effect and oh-so-soft color palette.

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Color Mist
New Yarn Sneak Peek!

We have a brand new yarn coming out this week and just can't keep quiet about it any longer!  This yarn super soft, machine washable, lightweight and the ultimate solution for easy care and all weather knitting and crocheting! Intrigued?  Keep an eye on the website for newest member of our yarn family!

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KnitPicks.com Hawthorne yarn color development
Behind the Scenes: Creating Hawthorne

If you're anything like me, you've been drooling over our new Hawthorne yarn colors. I cannot wait to spend many happy evenings knitting colorful scarves and baby sweaters with the delicious new Multi colors and Tonal line.

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Choosing the Right Project For Handpainted Yarn

I adore Hawthorne. I've worked with all of the lines (Multi, Kettle, Speckle, and our new Tonal) and I just love all of the finished projects. Since I've been using it  in so many projects, I thought I'd reshare some of tips & tricks for working with what can be a challenging yarn to some people - Hawthorne Multi. While Tonal, Kettle, and Speckle will look great in most patterns, the colorful Multi can be an adventure to find the perfect project.

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Introducing Hawthorne Tonal (plus colors in Multi!)

IT'S HERE!!! The newest addition to our popular Hawthorne yarn family is Hawthorne Tonal, featuring beguiling, shifting depths of rich color. These 12 hand painted lovelies provide a subtle and sophisticated counterpoint to the wild chromo-diversity of Hawthorne Multi.  And least you think it's a repeat of our Hawthorne Kettle Dye, take a closer look. While Kettle Dye features several shades of the same color, Tonal brings in touches of analogous colors, with undertones and highlights of tones from similar color families. Can you just imagine the brilliant shawls, sweaters, socks and hats these would make? Drool!  

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Podcast 259: Fantastic Felici

You might think you know our stupendous, self-striping sock yarn, Felici, with it's sensously soft 75% Merino Wool, 25% Nylon blend and ever-changing selection of brilliant colors, in classic fingering or new worsted weights. Whether you're a devoted follower or a burgeoning novitiate, you might be surprised at what you learn with this glimpse behind the scenes for one of our favorite yarns to develop.

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