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well, you saw it the other day as it progressed from a bunch of yarn cakes to a finished garment, each careful step following the last. and today you get to see it in motion—ivar, my new favorite sweater, knit in our stone soup fingering yarn, color slate. it is soooo light and airy, but cozy […]

back in stock!

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earlier this year we released bay leaf and lime as a limited edition kit, which proved so popular that it was sold out within a day, no doubt due to the brilliant work of dyer rita pettys of yarn hollow. her special-just-for-us colorway—lime rickie—was an instant hit. well, i can hardly believe it but our […]

when old becomes new again

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i used to have this sweater that i wore ALL the time—that kind of pullover that you grab most often because it is the right weight and level of softness for almost every day use. i knit it for myself many years ago while living temporarily in nashville, with sock yarn that i purchased on […]


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the kiltie cowl and mitts design first appeared in our december 2012 installment of the fall in full color club and what a reception it got at the time! this adorable set has it all—kick pleats, “plaid” textured fabric, and super special button detailing—all in easy-to-work knit/purl combinations that are worked in the round. seriously simple […]