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Restocked Pattern Books: Rowan Hemp Tweed & Magazine 58 en français November 13, 2015 – Posted in: Books, Re-stocked

Hemp Tweed A beautiful new collection of 14 designs by Lisa Richardson for men and women using Rowan?s New Yarn ?Hemp Tweed?. To view this collection as a video click here. Magazine 58 – en Franais Winter 2015 is an exciting knitwear season with many catwalk collections showcasing knits as the main feature. The emphasis on yarns are brushed finishes, soft wools, mohairs and furs creating soft touch fabrics. To reflect the seasons trends Rowan…

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Back in stock: Rowan Loves…Creative Focus Worsted & Pure Wool Superwash Worsted October 23, 2015 – Posted in: Books, Project Ideas

Our first shipment sold out instantly so we’re happy to let you know that this pattern book is back in stock. As we don’t yet have a pattern section set up on our website, feel free to make your order by telephone – 514 486-5648. Click here to browse all patterns on Ravelry! Shop 53 colours of Pure Wool Worsted in our online store. – Melissa  

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Kim Hargreaves books – just re-stocked March 29, 2015 – Posted in: Books, Project Ideas, Re-stocked

Kim Hargreaves? pattern books are perennial favourites and it?s clear why. Filled with stunning collections of modern yet classic designs, each one is more inspiring than the next. The patterns are clear and accessible and the layouts and photography makes these coffee-table worthy. A key designerat Rowan for over twenty years, Kim now manages her own company from her home in Yorkshire England and delivers fresh ideas four times a year in book form. Click…

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New books from Wendy Bernard and Cathy Carron September 18, 2014 – Posted in: Books, New in Store

Two fun books just in!From the publisher’s website – “In the Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary, designer Wendy Bernard does something no other author has done before? she presents instructions for working 150 popular stitch patterns four different ways: top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round. This hefty collection, ranging from lace and cables to colorwork and fancy edgings, is loaded with beautifully photographed swatches of each pattern, plus charted and…

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A yarn lover’s best friend…Stashbot! August 31, 2014 – Posted in: Books, New in Store

Is your stash getting out of control? When you find a project you’d like to knit and try to use yarns you stashed without a specific pattern in mind do you come up short? Frustrated? Stashbot to the rescue!Stashbot is your yarn shopping companion! If you find a yarn you can?t live without, this guide will help you determine how much you should buy. It will pay for itself over and over as it saves…

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More books back in stock… – Posted in: Books, Re-stocked

We love these pattern books ? fresh, modern garments and accessories designed with some of our favourite yarns!Knit with me– Amother & daughter collection by Gudrun Johnston. Click here to preview. Knitbot Essentialsis a collection of six popular Hannah Fettig designs paired with three of her must have accessories. Click here to preview. Knitbot Yokedis a collection of four modern round-yoke sweater patterns and two accessories. Hannah Fettig provides valuable tips and techniques for knitting…

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Knitbot books re-stocked – April 24, 2014 – Posted in: Books, Project Ideas

We love these pattern books by Hannah Fettig – fresh, modern garments and accessories designed with some of our favourite yarns! Knitbot Essentials is a collection of six popular Hannah Fettig designs paired with three of her must have accessories. Click here to preview. Knitbot Linen features six unstructured knits designed and knit in Quince & Co. Sparrow. Inside the book you’ll find five garment and one accessory patterns. I share my tips on knitting…

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Especially for sock knitters… February 25, 2014 – Posted in: Books, New in Store

…some great new books in stock! While Op-Art Socks may be more up the experienced sock knitter’s alley, The Sock Knitter’s Workshop is great for beginners too. “Enjoy a fresh new approach to sock knitting! Stephanie van der Linden is a master knitter and shows her technical skills to great effect in Op-Art Socks. A collector of op-art ceramics, she was inspired to translate graphic optical illusions into knitted patterns for socks, replicating their eye-popping…

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