This classic men’s cardigan by Michele Wang would make the perfect gift for the upcoming holiday season! I love the a smoking jacket-style because it can be worn buttoned up giving it a more formal appearance or unbuttoned for a more casual relaxed look.


The deep ribbing at the placket also gives you the option of wearing the collar up or you can fold it down for more of a shawled-collar. This pattern is relaxing while keeping the knitter engaged with the ribbing.


Jenna used Cascade 220 a Peruvian Highland wool in a deep brown. With lots of colors available you will be able to customize this cardigan for that perfect person. Take a look at the pattern by clicking here!

Fall Pumpkins


These little pumpkins are so fun to decorate your table throughout the fall season.  They are super simple to knit! Using a size 1 or 2 needle and one hank of Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool (color 168) cast on 64 stitches and join in the round being careful not to twist. You cast on the same amount of stitches for each size pumpkin, just adjust the amount of rows you knit to achieve the different sizes.  Knit 25 rows for the x-small, 30 rows for the small, 40 rows for the medium, 50 rows for the large, and 60 rows for the x-large.


Finish by cinching up each end. Create the pumpkin textured bumps by running strands of yarn from the top and center of the pumpkin to the bottom center of the pumpkin.  Create a 4 stitch I-cord (7 rows) in Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool (color 54) for the stem and attach to each pumpkin. Enjoy!

Marble Chunky


Just received a big shipment of Marble Chunky in fun new color combinations!


James C. Brett Marble Chunky is a machine washable, colorful, 100% acrylic yarn.


With 200 grams per ball, it’s a great economical choice for sweaters, blankets, and accessories.


Come see which is your new favorite.




Briony by Jenna Murphy is a wonderful topper to just about anything you might wear on a chilly day, whether it be casual or a bit more dressy. The finished product is soft and lofty, and it has a voluminous, cozy feel. I absolutely love all the textures in this project including the choice of yarn. Jenna used 2 skeins of Plymouth Yarn Homestead Tweed in the color Thistle, a 90% wool and 10% donegal blend. The stitch combinations including seed stitch, reverse stockinette, rib, and cables keeps the knitter interested throughout the entire project. This cowl is knit in the round from bottom to top.


The cable repeats are more simple than the finished product suggests. If you haven’t tried cables but want to learn we are offering a class to learn how to knit the Briony this month. The two part class will be held Saturday, October 8th from 2:00pm-3:00pm and Saturday, October 15th from 2:00pm-4:00pm. The class is $30 and will include Jenna’s pattern. If you love the pattern but don’t need a class just click here to take a look!

Chevron Baby Blanket


This Baby Blanket inspired by Espace Tricot is the perfect gift.  We knit this one using 3 skeins of Classic Elite Yarns Sprout.  Sprout is a super soft chunky 100% Organic Cotton.  I love the idea of knitting the blanket using color blocking.  It makes the project go by so quickly without counting rows, but you still have the option of multiple colors.  It also keeps you from having lots of ends to weave in at the end.


Using a size 10.5 needle, I scaled down the number of repeats I had across the row by casting on 97.  Then just knit each color until you have finished almost the entire hank and ending on a wrong side row then switch colors.  This adjustment gives you a finish size of 24″ x 28″, just perfect for a car seat!!  To take a look at the original pattern just click here.

Make a Wish


Make a Wish by Joji Locatelli is the perfect little sweater for the fall season.  This circular cardigan is worked seamlessly in one piece, with top-down set in sleeves.  It is easy to wear and can be dressed up or down.


Jenna knit this sweater in Manos del Uruguay Fino-Silver Tea Set.  Fino is a beautiful blend of 70% extra fine merino wool and 30% silk.  This yarn is absolutely one of our favorite in the shop and gives every project a gorgeous drape .  It is a soft, shiny single-ply fingering weight yarn.


Fino is kettle dyed which creates a marbleized striated effect forming a rich palette of relaxing colors.  The pattern has a unique construction with lace patterns across the back of the project and along the front edges adding texture and interest as you knit.


To take a look at the pattern just click here.


Ambrosia Scarf


This scarf pattern by Universal Yarn is absolutely adorable.  It’s a super quick crochet with just 13 rows and using a large size N hook.  The scarf is worked length wise making it easy to memorize each row as you work across the project.


You need 87 yards of each contrasting color and 261 yards of the main color in a chunky.  I was able to complete this project in just 6 hours so it makes a great gift for the upcoming season.


I love the texture of the scarf mixing puff stitches and single crochets together giving it a vintage look.  The large fringe added at the end gives it extra length so you can wear it so many different ways.


To take a look at the pattern just click here!

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Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! All of you wonderful crocheters and knitters donated over 90 animals to our annual toy drive for Positive Tomorrows.  It was so fun to see the different little critters every day.  Take a look at your creations!!

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Candy Corn

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Tomorrow is the September 1st and we are getting super excited about fall and fun fall projects.  We have these candy corn kits available in the store right now!  Each kit includes enough yarn to complete three pieces of candy and the pattern!

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This is a fun quick knit you can complete in just a few hours and you will be ready to start decorating your table. After you finish, lightly felt to give it that final touch!

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If you have scraps at home and are just interested in the pattern just click here!


Just In! Biscotti Yarn


Come check out this unique hand dyed, self striping yarn from Biscotti!! Biscotti has been a Indie Dyer since 2007.  The Bis-sock is super soft 85% superwash merino wool and 15% nylon made in Quebec Canada.  It stripes evenly in vibrant colors making it perfect for socks and any other project that needs fun striped yarn!  Long repeats of color alternate with short repeats making thick and thin stripes with seamless, gradual color changes.


The color names from left to right are: Sorcerer Uniform, Peppermint, Arielle, Cupcake, Fairy Tale, Blue Pansies, Watermelon, Little Chicken, Rainbow, and Clown Fish.  To see how the colors stripe just go to the Biscotte website, click here!