TRUNK SHOW: CAPSULE | Michele Wang for Brooklyn Tweed August 8, 2017 – Posted in: Books, Online store, Project Ideas, Trunk Shows

We are thrilled to be hosting samples from Brooklyn Tweed?s recent collaboration with Michele Wang in the store this week! It will be with us through Sunday (August 13th), after which we will sadly need to send it on its travels. If you’re a fan of Brooklyn Tweed yarns, Michele Wang, and / or cables, then the patterns in thiscollection are a must-see. CAPSULE| Michele Wang is an exquisitely conceived and executed offering of designs…

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Book recommendation: Knit for Health & Wellness – How to knit a flexible mind and more… June 6, 2017 – Posted in: Books

Somewhat irresponsibly, I am making this book recommendation without yet having read the book. 🙂 But yesterday I spent an hour watching Kristy Glass’s recent interview with the author and immediately ordered a copy from Amazon. Those of us who knit or crochet have always attested to the benefits – the meditative effect, the peace it brings, the community it creates, the creative outlet it provides – for many of us, knitting is a calm…

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New in store: Sweater Workshop by Cocoknits, latest Pom Pom Quarterly February 27, 2017 – Posted in: Books, Online store, Project Ideas

Cocoknits Sweater Workshop by Julie Weisenberger Julie Weisenberger’s (Cocoknits) beautiful new book – Sweater Workshop –has just landed in store and we are swooning! Gorgeous, tailored, top-down sweater designs in a variety of flattering silhouettes. More projects just landed in our queues! From the Cocoknits website: With over 30 years of knitting, designing, and teaching experience ? Julie Weisenberger has compiled nine new sweater designs into her first book: Cocoknits Sweater Workshop. These new patterns…

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Lykke Needle Sets and Laine Magazine just re-stocked February 15, 2017 – Posted in: Books, Magazines, Online store, Re-stocked

It was a good mail day! Lykke Driftwood Interchangeable Needle Sets Made of strong birch wood, theLYKKE Driftwoodneedles are smooth and light and a true pleasure to work with.With their warm character, thesehandsome sets areeasy on the hands and the eyesEach interchangeable set includes 12 durable pairs of needle tips ? sizes 3.5 mm through 12 mm (US4 ? US 17). Each set also contains two cords for 24 in length, two cords for 32…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2016! December 9, 2016 – Posted in: Books, Guides, Miscellaneous, Online store

Below you’ll finda few suggestions for all the knitters and makers in your life, including yourself! Ourgift guide focuseson notions and accessories becausea fiber craftercan never have too many and yarn and projectideasare just too difficult to narrow down to onlya few! That said, we invite you to browse the rest of our blog for woolyinspiration as we’re always posting new yarn arrivals and project ideas. So, here are our favouriteholiday gift suggestionsfor 2016 (click…

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New and re-stocked: Pom Pom Quarterly and Jared Flood’s Woolens November 3, 2016 – Posted in: Books, Magazines, Online store

Pom Pom Quarterly–Issue 19: Winter 2016 From the Pom Pom website: With the arrival of winter comes the opportunity to revel in our favourite woolly pasttime as we move towards colder months. While the light and seasons change we can look back at the year so farand take stock of what we?ve made and learned. The inspiration for our Winter 2016 issue is ?reflections?, interpreted in many ways by our contributors in articles, cocktail recipes,…

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Just added to our webstore: Books & Mags! October 28, 2016 – Posted in: Books, New in Store, Online store

After many requests, we’ve finally added a new section to our website where you can orderthe latest and greatest publications on the knitting / crocheting / weaving scene! We’ve just started adding productsto our new BOOKS & MAGS sectionbut it will continue to growso be sure to check back regularly. On this front, we’re happy to let you know that a stunning new quarterly magazine and a beautiful new weavingbook landed in store this week……

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New in store: Woolens by Jared Flood October 14, 2016 – Posted in: Books, New in Store

Jared Flood’s beautiful new book “Woolens” has just arrived and it is as beautiful as we expected! Click here to PREVIEW! “Woolensincludes 11 new patterns by designer Jared Flood, founder and creative director of Brooklyn Tweed. From hats and cowls to scarves, shawls, and wraps, projects suitable for adventurous beginners and seasoned knitters abound. Several patterns in the book offer multiple design pathways that allow the maker to customize the garment according to personal taste.…

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Just landed – Westknits Bestknits Number 1: Shawls! September 23, 2016 – Posted in: Books, Magazines, New in Store

It was an exciting mail day today! We received Stephen West‘s new book (just released September 12th) containing a stunning collection of 13 popular Westknits designs. Filled with inspiring photos and Stephen’s beautifully written patterns, you will want to knit every one of these. As many of you already know, Westknits shawls are seriously addictive andalways fun! And, the bonus?The book isless than half of what it would cost to purchase all 13 patterns individually…

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Great pattern books – just re-stocked February 8, 2016 – Posted in: Books, Re-stocked

We love these pattern books and they are constant favourites with our customers – fresh and modernand so beautiful to look at! All, newly re-stocked. Only available in store. Home and Away by Hannah Fettigfeatures nine versatile patterns, designed for knitters of all skill levels. Each sweater pattern includes two sets of instructions: you can choose to knit seamless or with seams. In addition, Home & Away is full of information to help you increase…

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