We’re feeling very patriotic in our red, white and blue and want to highlight companies that produce 100% Made-in-America yarns and needles. The sheep are raised in the states, the trees are grown on American soil, and the end result is uniquely American.
Giant Purls and St. Elias
Pagewood Farm yarns boast innovative textures and captivating hand-dyed colors. These small-batch yarns are one-of-a-kind and would make amazing accessories. See our full stash of Pagewood Farm yarns.
We love Twirl so much we’ve blogged about it before. Twirl features free-range, humanely raised animals and naturally dyed and undyed colorways. Plus the labels are so darling, they feature descriptions of the animals who gave their wool.
Brown Sheep is a classic yarn often used for felting (but don’t worry, they make washable yarns as well); they have been committed to keeping their products made in America since 1980.
These ImagiKnit engraved needles are handmade in Rhode Island from strong, smooth wood. You can shop happily knowing you are supporting a company that employs physically and mentally handicapped adults. Take a look at the full range of needles here (especially the rainbow-topped design only available at ImagiKnit)!
Made from California grown birch, Brittany straight needles, double points and crochet hooks have all the best qualities of wood — smooth, strong and easy to wield. Crocheters out there should consider Brittany for the stunning handles on the hooks.
Pictured above: The “Totable” ; 15″x12″x4″ Gusset; Adjustable & Removable Strap; 3 Inside Pockets; 3 Brass, Nickel Plated Grommets ; 100% Cotton, Canvas ; Large Tooth Zipper ; Machine Washable, Cold & Air Dry
They’re here! These super cute bags from Top Shelf Totes just hit our shelves. Stylish and durable these guys are waiting to carry around your projects. With a removable and adjustable strap, you can make it fit your shoulder perfectly and inside you will find three pockets for carrying your phone, needles, notions and anything else you may need. While carrying the “Totable” you will find that the angle is perfect for retrieving things or knitting while you walk.
Three grommets across the front provide a fun detail along with functionality (like headphones while in transit) and the large tooth zipper across the top keeps everything safe and secure.
Pictured above: The inside of the totable and a few of the cute fabric options these guys come in.
Pictured above: The “Gadget” Great for carrying one project and throwing it into a larger bag.
Picture provided by Yarn Pop.
To all the mothers who knit or raised a knitter, may your day be filled with joy, breakfast in bed, and knitted gifts!
The creative and super cool vase pictured above recently arrived at the shop. Designed by Leigh Radford, an award-winning designer who frequently explores creative re-use and imaginative application of unusual materials, it is hand knit and cast porcelain. Talk about imaginative!
Pictured above: The kits for the scarves above are, from left to right, Duo, For Her, For Her, Quatro
Jade Sapphire Cashmere kits are a steal for yourself or a nice gift for a knitter friend. In one kit get enough yarn for one luxurious scarf, approximately 350 yards (200 grams) of 8 ply worsted weight cashmere, and a booklet of seven patterns to chose from. The kits come in several themes including for her, for him, duo (multi colored) and quatro. We have samples from several of the kits on our sample scarf rack for you to peruse and feel for yourself. Stop by and check them out here today!
Classes make GREAT presents! Check out our line up of January classes – there’s something for everyone. Gift certificates available in any denomination.