Thursday, September 27, 2012

New yarns and pattern ideas.

 Time for more new yarns.  Here is Bamboo Bloom Handpaints.   It is Bulky: 48% Rayon, 44% Wool, 8% Acrylic.

 It is a fun quick knitting bulky yarn.  It will make a fun accessories.

There is a great aray of shades to choose from.

 One great choice for a pattern with this yarn is this great cowl.  The pattern can is free and can be found here.  

Here is another new yarn classic shades big time.  It is a super bulky yarn that is Super Bulky: 70% Acrylic, 30% Wool

 This yarn is soo new that there isn't much out there on it but one great choice is the drop stitch cowl .
  It knits up in no time what so ever and would would be so soft and warm and cozy this winter and fall.  :) 

The next thing isn't new but it is great.  It is the shawl kit using jojoland melody.  

 It show cases this great color full yarn very well.
It is knit entrelac style and comes in a complete kit like so.

It is a great pattern for learning the new skill or just a fun knit in general.  If you have questions on learning entrelac then you can always book a class in shop to get you started.  They are 10$ per hour and they can help you get going on a new skill from learning to knit or getting the hang of a new skill like entrelac or fairisle. :). 

Thursday, September 20, 2012

walk about sale and new yarns

More fall yarns are showing up just in time for the walk about on September 20.   We will be running a great sale for the walk about it is 20% off store wide and you get a additional 5$ off if you bring in your walk about dinner ticket!!  Pick up your stamps from 4-8 pm and get a free book.
One new one is alp by feza

 it is 210 yards and is 65% nylon, 10% cotton, 5% acrylic, 5% metallic, 10% rayon, 5% wool.  It is a fun scarf or cowl yarn A good pattern for it is the arrowhead scarf which is free.

This is blue heron yarns bulky rayon chenille

which is 100% rayon and has 250 yards.  Here is a example of it knit up as a potato chip scarf another free pattern which can be found here

Alp natural by feza

It is made of Worsted: 40% Other, 40% Cotton, 10% Silk, 10% Linen and comes in 231 yards (211 meters) per skein. 

Here it is made up as the alp natural bolero a free pattern that can be found here 

Here is Blue Heron Yarns Rayon Metallic and Worsted: 88% Rayon, 12% Metallic the yardage is 550 yards (503 meters)

Here it is knit up as a summer flies shawl I love this pattern it is free and it is soo fun to knit up and this yarn would be perfect for this shawl

Here is one alp by oriental  this is allot of fun .  You can view the color selections here

It is Super Bulky: Mohair, Acrylic, Wool and 165 yards Here it is knit up as the oriental horizontal scarf.  It is a free pattern. 
well I hope to see you guys out for the great sale and some great new knits out of these fun new yarns

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Fun fall knits

 I have some fun new things that have come in to share with you guy!!  These fun new yarns came just in time for people to get knitting their holidays gifts.  I know its only September, but it always sneaks up on you especially when you are giving the gift of hand made!!  There are some great quick gift yarns. 

Here is Ric Rac.  This is a great yarn  47% Wool, 37% Acrylic, 16% Nylon.  

 Here is a pic of it knit up.  This a great quick scarf.  The pattern is free and the knit version is found here.
There is a crochet version also found here .

 Here is malizia.  It is Super Bulky: 30% Merino, 25% Acrylic, 25% Nylon, 15% Mohair.  It will be super soft and fluffy and knits fast. 

 Here is a knit version of that. 

 This is a while wall of novelty scarf yarn.
 And among it is the sports fan series in some of your favorite team colors.
 This is what these look like knit up.  They knit up looking very impressive but they are very easy!!  You only knit and the yarn does all the work making it look like lace.
 This is sublime.  It is Aran: 75% Merino, 20% Silk, 5% Cashmere.  It is so soft and luxurious feeling.  There are also some new books that go with this yarn and include the things show on the doll here.

Well there are some great options to get some fun fall knits going!!! Come on in and check them out.