What we got Wednesday – Mar. 30, 2016

This Wednesday we have a re-stock of the Lang Stellina Perline! We received a couple more colours of “Sock Stop.” This latex based product comes in different colours, dab it onto the bottom of your socks to prevent slipping and sliding on hardwood or other smooth floors!   We got some more Creative Paper yarn …

What we got Wednesday – Mar. 23, 2016

Julie Asselin Leizu Fingering weight gradients!!! 5 skeins of fingering weight Leizu (90% Merino, 10% silk) beautifully dyed in a gradient. We have a variety of different colours, but they won’t last long! We have some more Julie Asselin for you, this time it’s the Leizu DK weight, each skein is 115 grams and 238 …

Some Monday tidbits

First up, our hours for the Easter Holiday will be: Good Friday – March 25th – Closed Saturday – March 26th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Easter Sunday – March 27th – Closed Second, eOne Films has generously given us 4 pairs of tickets to “Eye in the Sky” starring Helen Mirren, Alan Rickman,  and …

MAC’s German Adventure

MAC went to Germany to attend an amazing “handicraft & hobby” show. While the goodies they are bringing in for us remain top secret for now, they did send these photos so we could get a taste of what they saw, including the in progress effort for the world’s largest crocheted blanket! Printed cotton jersey! …

What we got Wednesday – Mar. 9, 2016

More Manos Gloria! More Manos Marina! More Cascade Eco+ Wool! Cool little collapsible trays, with magnetic bottoms, or without! Finally… this is something brand new that we are really excited about… Yep. Paper yarn! These 50 gram/55 metre (60 yard) balls are 100% paper fibre. We are really looking forward to seeing what you all …

Finished object Friday! Mar. 4, 2016

For our finished object today, we have Sue’s ADORABLE Girl Fox by Julie Williams. Amazing job, Sue! We have also finished February, the second month of our technical knit-a-long. Our technique was “knitting in the round” and our winner is… Shellbell27!! She wins a copy of Alice Starmore’s “Book of Fair Isle Knitting” which will be …

What we got Wednesday – Mar. 2, 2016

Today we got a new yarn from Drops! “Cloud” is a super bulky weight yarn, composed of 72% alpaca, 21% nylon, and 7% wool, in a 50 gram/80 metre (87 yard) ball. “Cloud” is a blown yarn, meaning that the fibres are air blown into a tube, instead of conventionally spun. This makes for a …