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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Come Visit Our Stitchery Corner!

Wool N’Things has just received a large shipment of Cross Stitch Kits in varying sizes and prices. These beautiful artistic needle art kits come complete with quality Aida fabric (at different counts), carefully sorted Anchor thread, as well as, easy-to-follow charts and instructions.  Also available are Needlepoint Tapestry canvases and kits.

Wool N’Things offers a wall of DMC needlework wool in a vast array of colours.  Everything you need for your needlepoint projects!

 

Anchor Cross Stitch Kits & Embroidery Corner

 

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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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New Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran Tonals Have Arrived!

Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran Tonals are an incredibly soft yarn in rich tonal colours. A blend of extrafine merino, cashmere and acrylic, it is machine washable and perfect for any of your accessories or garments.

55% Extrafine Merino Wool/ 33% Acrylic/ 12% Cashmere
Weight: 50 g
Yardage: 98 yds
Gauge: 4.5 sts = 1" on US 8 needles
Care: Machine Wash Cold, Dry Flat
Country Of Origin: Italy

Beautiful new patterns available:

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Knitting Industry Changes

My Dear Customers & Friends,

There has been many changes in the knitting industry this year, some good and some bad!

The exchange rate is surely not helping, but some American distributors are helping Canadian retailers by giving us a percentage off the cost of the yarn, so that we can sell it at a reasonable price to you the customer. Unfortunately the new British distributor of the Rowan, Schakenmayr and Regia yarns is doing the opposite. They have increased the Canadian retail prices of these yarns by 30-60%. For the good news, I have stocked up on many of the Rowan yarns and will be able to maintain the current prices for a while.

The table below provides you with the current and new prices of Rowan yarns, as you will notice many yarns are not on the list because they have been discontinued:

 

Rowan Yarn Name Old Price Current Price
Alpaca Merino DK $10.00 $13.00
Baby Merino Silk DK $13.00 $17.00
Big Wool $16.00 $22.00
Brushed Fleece $13.50 $17.50
Cocoon $18.00 $24.50
Felted Tweed DK $13.00 $16.75
Felted Tweed Aran $13.00 $16.75
Fine Lace $13.40 $17.50
Hemp Tweed $ 9.00 $11.50
Kid Classic $12.50 $16.25
Kidsilk Haze $16.00 $19.25
Pure Wool Superwash DK $  7.00 $  9.00
**Pure Wool Superwash Worsted $11.50 $18.00
Super Fine Merino 4-ply $11.00 $14.25
Creative Linen $15.00 $19.30
Summerlite DK $  8.00 $10.25
Summerlite 4-ply $  8.00 $10.25
Softyak DK $13.00 $16.75
Cotton Glacé $  8.50 $11.00
Handknit Cotton $  6.50 $  8.50
Original Denim $  6.00 $  7.75

**I will be replacing the Pure Wool Superwash Worsted when my stock is depleted. I have found a replacement for it at same current price that is also spun in Romania.

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Hand Painted in Peru – Araucania Huasco

Araucania Huasco is an extra fine merino wool, hand painted in Peru, that will give your laceweight projects gorgeous depth of colour. Vibrant and rich, Wool N'Things offers many colour choices.

100% pure extra fine merino
Weight: 100 g skein/3.5 ounces
Length: 450 yards/416 m
Needles: 3.5 mm
Tension: 7.5 sts/inch

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Fruits & Veggies Hat Kits

Packed in a compact clear kit, these cute Fruits & Veggies hat kits include a ball of yarn, a topper (pom pom) and a pattern.

100% Acrylic
Weight: 50 g ball
Length: 148 yards of yarn plus a completed hat topper (pom pom)
Needles: 5 mm circular needles
Tension: 4.75 sts per inch
Machine wash gentle, dry on low heat

Shown here are the Orange Hat, Boysenberry Hat, Strawberry Hat and Pineapple Hat. Several others available as well in store.

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