“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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Believe us – the name suits the yarn!

New yarn from Sugar Bush, called ‘Bliss’, believe me the name suits the yarn;

 

–   Very soft yarn made in Italy and composed of 70% extra fine merino, 20% mulberry silk and 10% cashmere
–    Gauge 23 – 26 sts per 10cm
–  Needles 3.25mm to 3.75mm.

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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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NEW Yarns in store!

So exciting – we just got these new yarns in store!
Lunar (60 merino / 40 mulberry silk) and Reed (100 linen) by Shibui!

Gorgeous yarns, you just have to come and see and touch!

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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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Rowan Breezed Yarn is in!

Rowan Selects Breezed is a blend of 80 percent cotton and 20 percent linen and boasts a fabulous texture and a cool handle.
It comes in 7 colours with a gauge of 19 stitches per 10cm.

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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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Rowan Felted Tweed – New Colours Now In

Rowan's Felted Tweed is a beautiful felted effect yarn made with merino wool and alpaca.

50 g ball
50% Wool, 25% Alpaca, 25% Viscose
Approx Length: 175 m (191 yds)
Needles: 3 1/4 mm - 4 mm
Gauge: 22 - 24 sts/4 inches

Rowan patterns are also available in the store.

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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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Cowl Connection – A Return To Knitting Starts November 26th, 2016

In this class you will knit a cowl in a pattern that knits up quickly and allows those who are returning to knitting a project that reintroduces a variety of skills.  This unique and functional garment warms the neck and has a secret compartment for storing stuff!  Fun to make and a great holiday gift. Registration is required to attend this class.  Please visit our Classes page for all the details!

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Hayfield Baby Blossom Chunky Has Arrived!

This new chunky baby yarn is a machine washable acrylic/nylon blend yarn perfect for babies and girls. It is a self-patterning yarn that will produce dainty little flowers in the stripes as you knit.  Hayfield Baby Blossom Chunky comes in beautiful baby shades including yellow, lilac, pinks, beige and blues - all available now at Wool N'Things.

70% Acrylic & 30% Nylon
Weight: 100 g
Length: 170 y/155 m
Needles: 6.5 mm
Tension: 14 sts to 19 rows on 6.5 mm needles

We also have Hayfield patterns available in-store or this will knit up in any chunky pattern.

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