Camello

Camello is the most recent “Select” yarn from Rowan, which means that it will only be available for this year’s Fall / Winter season. It is composed of 68% Merino, 18% Camel and 14% Nylon, knits to a gauge of 28 stitches per 10cm and contains 175 meters per ball. As a bonus the patterns are free with purchase of the yarn.

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Alpaca Soft Cowl

Beautiful soft cowl that can be worn many ways… just used your imagination! We have 15 colours to choose from in the new Alpaca Soft DK by Rowan.

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“Belle” has arrived!

My order of “Belle” by ArtFil has finally arrived. We have over 20 colours and 1 colour exclusive to Wool N’Things. It is great for socks because it contains nylon, but this merino/nylon fingering yarn can be used to knit anything you wish!
ArtFil is based in Laval, Quebec. They use an Eco-friendly method of dyeing yarn by using 80% less water and 60% less energy than the traditional dyeing method.

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Hand knit cotton by Rowan

New in the store!!!!

Selected by Kaffe Fassett, fifteen bright and colourful shades make up the new limited edition palette of Hand knit cotton by Rowan.

The pattern booklet is free with purchase and contains 7 designs by Kaffe Fassett.
Rowan magazine 61 and the new Crush book by Kim Hargreaves also contains many patterns using Hand knit cotton.

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Marble Chunky Baby Blankets

I have been playing around with different stitches to create baby blankets with Marble Chunky.
The two blankets in the photo are knitted with 2 balls of this yarn and best of all, the patterns are free with purchase of Marble Chunky.
Happy knitting!
xox - Gisele (Store Owner)
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Our Annual Sale Begins December 26th, 2016!

Wool N’ Things Annual Sale begins on December 26th, 2016 and will run through to January 7th, 2017.

A great opportunity to stock up on yarns, books, notions, needles and bags.

 20% Off Regular Priced Yarn

15% Off Books, Notions, Needles & Bags

 

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Suẽno Mini Packs By HiKoo Have Arrived

Hikoo Suẽno Mini Packs have arrived at Wool N' Things. Perfect for your knitting and crochet projects, each Mini Pack includes 10 beautiful colours in varying palettes. A unique blend of superwash merino wool and bamboo from viscose, each kit includes approximately 250 grams/635 yards of yarn.

Patterns are available online (there may be a cost for some) at Ravelry

Mini Pack #01 "Pleasantly Pale"
Mini Pack #02 "Vavavoom"
Mini Pack #03 "Nicely Neutral"
Mini Pack #04 "Jubilant Jewels"
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Blue Sky Fibers – 21 Color Slouch Hat Kit Has Arrived!

Wow! An amazing kit for a 21 Color Slouch from Blue Sky Fibers has arrived at Wool N'Things. Knit this really fun striped slouch hat, designed by Virginia Sattler-Reimer, in all 21 introductory Woolstok colors which we introduced to you in our September 6th, 2016 post.

Included in the kit is the pattern and all 21 yarns needed to complete your project neatly bundled together with a suede tie.

The kit is a great gift idea for the knitters you know or knit up the hat and gift it.

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Rowan Select Yarns, Cashmere & Fine Silk, Have Arrived!

We are so excited to announce that Rowan's Limited Release Select yarns, Fine Silk and Cashmere, have arrived at Wool N'Things! Introduced to you in our May 14th, 2016 post, these yarns are part of Rowan's new concept for their yarns.

Luxuriously soft and wonderful to work with, both yarns will offer you a beautiful array of colours to choose from. Pick up your Rowan Limited Release Select yarns and patterns now!

Rowan Cashmere

Made in Italy this is a soft cashmere yarn made of 95% cashmere and 5% wool, ideal for babies and womens garments. It is recommended that you wash your finished garment before wearing to maximize the softness.

25 gram balls
Approximately 75 m (82 yds)
Gauge: 20 sts/28 rows to 10 cm/4 in
Knit on 4 1/2 mm needles

Rowan Fine Silk

A fine yarn made in Italy with a silky sheen, it is soft to your touch because of merino and viscose fibers.

40% silk 30% wool 30% viscose
25 gram balls
Approximately 150 m (164/yds)
Gauge: 35 sts/45 rows to 10 cm/4 in
Knit on 2 1/4 mm ndls

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Have You Bought Your Naked Sock Yet?

Introducing Naked Sock from Wisdom Yarns, a wool-free yarn comprised of 93% Acrylic and 7% PBT. Perfect for socks, sweaters, shawls and more!

 

Weight: 100 g balls

Length: 430 meters/470 yardsNaked Sock

Needles: 32 sts x 42 rows = 4″ in stocking stitch (2.75 mm needles)

Hook:  26 sc x 36 rows = 4″ (3.5 mm hook)

Care: Machine wash warm, do not bleach, tumble dry – low heat, do not iron

 

 

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Download your free Naked Sock sock pattern designed by the team at Universal Yarns:

Universal Design Team Naked Sock Pattern

 

 

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KENZIE by Hikoo Has Now Arrived!

KENZIE by Hikoo is a New Zealand yarn with 50% merino, 25% nylon, 10% angora and 5% silk noils. Considered a tweed, the merino, angora & alpaca gives this yarn softness and body, the nylon provides strength and the silk noils give it a delicate texture and color accents.

Available in 30 vibrant and popular colors, this smooth 3 ply yarn comes in 50 gram balls (160 yds) and knits up on 4-5 mm needles with a gauge of 20 sts per 10 cm/4 inches.  $11.50 per ball

Great for knitting accessories and garments, many free patterns are available at www.skacelknitting.com/kenzie-magalog/ or you can also check out Ravelry at www.ravelry.com for lots of patterns (purchase will be required).

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James C. Brett Yarns In Stock

We offer an array of James C. Brett chunky yarns made from 100% premium washable acrylic. Available in many colour variations, the patterns available will have you knitting up accessories and garments in no time for the infants, children and adults in your family. Knit on 6 mm needles.

James C. Brett Marble Chunky

Each 200 g ball has 312 m/341 yds. Tension 14 sts + 20 rows per 10 cm/4 in.
See our sample sweaters in store.

James C. Brett Party Time Chunky

Each 100 g ball is 154 m/167 yds. Tension of 14 sts + 20 rows per 10 cm/4 in.

James C. Brett Baby Marble Chunky

Each ball is 100g with 156 m/170 yds. Tension is 14 sts + 20 rows per 10 cm/4 in.
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Infant & Children’s Sirdar Snuggly Jolly

Have an infant or child to knit for? Sirdar's Snuggly Jolly DK is a soft washable yarn with a blend of 51% Bamboo, 37% Acrylic and 12% Nylon. It comes in vibrant color effect shades and is perfect for all seasons.

Sweater pattern is available in store.

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Schachenmayr Original & Fashion Tahiti

Schachenmayr Original & Fashion Tahiti yarns are in store now in a beautiful array of spring & summer colors.  This 50 gram ball of yarn is a 99% cotton/1% polyester blend.  We also have beautiful summer patterns that you can crochet or knit up quickly. Check out our sample crocheted summer top using the Fashion Tahiti.
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Spring Is Coming!

Celebrate the transition into spring with a new cotton knitting project.   Love denim blue? Everything you see can be purchased at Wool N’Things.  Rowan’s beautiful Original Denim is a 100% cotton that knits up beautifully and comes in two traditional denim shades as well as black.  Rowan’s Knitting & Crochet Magazine Number 59 has several sweater patterns featuring this yarn in its Coastal series.

Featured is our small Panier Burberry bag by Monsieur Panier.  Hand crafted by artisans in Madagascar, these ecologically friendly bags are available at Wool N’Things in many colors and sizes.  Perfect for holding all your knitting supplies but can be used for so many things.

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Rowan’s Original Denim     $5.99/50 gram ball

Small Panier Burberry bag     $28.00

Rowan’s Knitting & Crochet Magazine Number 59     $24.95

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Introducing Rowan’s New Spring Yarns – Softyak DK & Summerlite DK

Wool N’ Things is pleased to announce the arrival of Rowan’s two new yarns for Spring 2016 – Softyak DK and Summerlite DK.

Softyak DK

Softyak DK is a perfect yarn to transition into the Spring & Summer seasons. Ideal for both knitting and crochet projects, Softyak DK is a blend of 76% Cotton, 9% Nylon and 15% Yak. The yak gives the yarn a super soft feel while the nylon provides strength. Softyak DK is available in a beautiful colour palette and we offer all in-store for $12.99/50 gram ball.

Also available is the Rowan Softyak DK collection of 12 designs by Marie Wallin.

Summerlite DK

Summerlite DK is a beautiful soft 100% cotton yarn. Available in a spectacular collection of colours ranging from soft pastels to spring/summer brights for $7.99/50 gram ball.

12 designs for Women, by Martin Storey, are now available in Rowan’s Summerlite DK book.

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