the week in gardening

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what a week for the garden; finally i think we are completely out of the chill and into the early summer weather. though we started out a week ago after a frosty night and spent several drizzly, cold days away—even some tornadoes and hailstorms over the weekend—bit by bit the temps crept up so that […]

Kent DK – New Colors!

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It’s time to expand the yarn cards! We have two new colors of Kent DK! Introducing Coconut Husk, a rich chocolatey brown and Kelp, a rich gray-brown. Kent DK  is a 2-ply yarn spun from soft, squishy romney wool blended with combed merino top. The resulting yarn is airy and light; knits up into fabric […]

Lexington Bound

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Over the last several days, Susan has been carefully selecting yarns for the next pop up store and packing it in different stations around HQ. The yarn is destined for Lexington for the Bare Naked Wools booth at Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival this weekend. We are super excited to be first-time vendors at this show! […]

from the cheviot hills

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just after mother’s day last year, we released the may projects for our bare naked knitspot club that featured a new yarn we were offering, spun from pure cheviot wool raised in upstate new york. we named the yarn ghillie sock because the cheviot fiber from which it is spun has a curious set of characteristics that […]