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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Blue Sky Alpaca Woolstok Worsted Has Arrived!

New from Blue Sky Alpaca, Woolstok Worsted has arrived at Wool N'Things! Woolstok is an extremely soft 100% Fine Highland Wool spun from the highest quality Peruvian Highland sheep. Available in 50g hanks for colour work (perfect for hats and mittens) and 150g hanks for your larger projects, this wool provides excellent stitch definition. Woolstok comes in an array of rich colours.

50g hanks/123 yds/112 m
150g hanks/370 yds/338 m
Needles: 4-8 mm
Gauge: 5-6 sts per inch/2.5 cm
Fibre: 100% Fine Highland Wool
Care: Dry clean or handwash in tepid water using a mild soap. Do not agitate or twist, shape and dry flat on a towel

Woolstok Worsted Fall Colours
Woolstok Worsted Pastel Colours
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Binkwaffle Dumpling Bags Now In!

Wool N'Things is pleased to introduce to you the new Binkwaffle Dumpling bags. These reversible tote bags come in colourful patterns for all your project needs or even use them day-to-day.

Come in two sizes - small and large.

Most bags will handle a delicate cycle in the washing machine but it is recommended to wash them by hand, air dry and spot iron. 

For more information go to www.binkwaffle.com.

 

 

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Blue Sky Alpaca – Woolstok Worsted

New from Blue Sky Alpaca, Woolstok Worsted will be arriving at Wool N'Things at the end of August/early September. Woolstok is an extremely soft 100% Fine Highland Wool spun from the highest quality Peruvian Highland sheep. Available in 50g hanks for colour work (perfect for hats and mittens) and 150g hanks for your larger projects, this wool provides excellent stitch definition. Woolstok comes in an array of rich colours.

50g hanks/123 yds/112 m
150g hanks/370 yds/338 m
Needles: 4-8 mm
Gauge: 5-6 sts per inch/2.5 cm
Fibre: 100% Fine Highland Wool
Care: Dry clean or handwash in tepid water using a mild soap. Do not agitate or twist, shape and dry flat on a towel

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Beautiful Handcrafted Monsieur Panier Bags!

Wool N'Things has just received a new shipment of beautiful handcrafted bags from Monsieur Panier. Crafted by artisans in Madagascar, Wool N'Things offers a range of vibrant ecologically friendly bags in various sizes and colours for your crafting or personal use. For more information about the craftmanship of these bags, go to monsieurpanier.ca.
Small bag $28.00
Bag with tie adornment $38.00
Large bag $38.00
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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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Rowan Limited Release Yarns Arriving In Fall 2016

Exciting New Concept From Rowan!

This Fall/Winter, Rowan will be introducing a limited release selection of new yarns to include Fine Silk, Cashmere, Hemp Tweed Chunky and Softest Merino Wool.

Many wonderful patterns for babies, men and women will be available with the launch of these new yarns designed by some of our favorites, Lisa Richardson, Sarah Hatton and Martin Storey.

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

*Please note that the color of the actual balls of yarn will differ slightly due to the original print quality of the color swatches shown here.

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

*Please note that the color of the actual balls of yarn will differ slightly due to the original print quality of the color swatches shown here.

Hemp Tweed Chunky

Hemp Tweed Chunky is soft to the touch with a modern tweed effect. A 'breathable' yarn, hemp tweed garments will naturally soften with wear and are resistant to stretching.

75% wool 25% true hemp made in Italy
100 gram balls
Approximately 100m (120 yds)
Gauge: 14 sts/19 rows to 10cm/4in
Knit on 6 mm ndls

*Please note that the color of the actual balls of yarn will differ slightly due to the original print quality of the color swatches shown here.

Softest Merino Wool

Ideal for cool weather garments and accessories, this super soft chunky roving yarn is made of 100% extrafine merino wool.

Made in Romania
100 gram balls
Approximately 100 m (109 yds)
Gauge: 13 1/2 sts/19 rows to 10 cm/4 in
Knit on 7 mm ndls

*Please note that the color of the actual balls of yarn will differ slightly due to the original print quality of the color swatches shown here.
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Classes Being Offered – Learn to Knit Socks & Free Classes to Finish Your Martin Storey Knit-Along Afghan

Sock Class

Looking for a small project to knit this summer? Learn how to knit socks!

Supplies to be purchased at the first class:

> Sock yarn - solid colours
> Double pointed needles (DPN's) - 3 to 3 1/4 mm wood
> Scissors, small safety pins, measuring tape and needle gauge ruler
> Crochet hook - 2 1/2 mm
> "Need a Sock - Cabin Fever" book

WHEN: Tuesdays from 1 pm to 3 pm with the first class beginning on May 24th. Classes will run through to June 14th, 2016.

WHERE: Wool N'Things Classroom

COST: $90.00 for lessons + supplies

Registration is required for the sock class. Please contact Mary Ellen Williams at 613-824-0638 to register. You will be paying Mary Ellen directly for the lessons.

Martin Storey Knit-Along Afghan – Sewing the Squares

If you need help sewing your squares together, come join us on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 from 10 am to Noon. Mary Ellen has many years of knitting experience, therefore she will provide you with many sewing tricks and tips.

This class is FREE so please call Wool N'Things at 613-841-8689 to reserve your spot. Please note: If we do not receive any registrations, the class will be cancelled.

Martin Storey Knit-Along Afghan – Sewing the Border

Sewing a border on a large afghan may be tricky, so join us on Saturday, May 28th, 2016 from 10 am to Noon. Mary Ellen and Carmen have many years of experience between the two of them, therefore they will be able to provide you with many sewing tricks and tips.

This class is FREE so please call Wool N'Things at 613-841-8689 to reserve your spot. Please note: If we do not receive any registrations, the class will be cancelled.

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Blue Sky Alpacas Extra & Suri Merino

Blue Sky Alpacas Extra

A luxurious mix of 55% baby alpaca and 45% fine merino wool, Blue Sky Alpacas Extra comes in 150 gram hanks. A versatile Aran weight yarn, Wool N’Things offers a full array of rich colours.

Weight: 150 grams
Approx: 218 yds/199 m
Needle Size: 4.5 – 5.5 mm
Gauge: 4-5 sts per inch
Care: Hand wash or dry clean

 

Blue Sky Alpaca EXTRA_all colours in circle

 

Blue Sky Alpacas Suri Merino

This sumptuous yarn is 60% baby suri alpaca and 40% merino wool. Soft like cashmere with a sheen similar to silk, this single ply light worsted weight Suri Merino is available in pastels, neutrals and some bright colours. Suri Merino works well with large or small needles and will hold your cables or other textured stitches.

Weight: 100 grams
Approx: 164 yds/149 m
Needle Size: 3.75 – 4.5 mm
Gauge: 5-6 sts per inch (*suggested gauge but can be worked on larger or smaller needles)
Care: Hand wash or dry clean

 

Blue Sky Alpaca SURI MERINO

 

 

Interested in following Blue Sky Alpacas blog and getting some free patterns, perfect for Extra and Suri Merino? Go to: www.blueskyalpacas.com/blog/.

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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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New Spring Rowan Pattern Books Have Arrived!

Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine Number 59

A beautiful collection of 36 versatile designs by some of our favorites including Lisa Richardson, Sarah Hatton, Gemma Atkinson, Martin Storey, Marie Wallin, Kaffe Fassett, Zandra Rhodes, Carlo Volpi, Amy Herzog, Heather Dixon and Cirilia Rose. Rowan offers 18 stunning Coastal inspired designs for both men and women, the history of the Guernsey, an interview with Rowan Designer Carlo Volpi and 18 vibrant designs for women inspired by Japan. Pick up your new Rowan Magazine now!

Rowan Loves….Cotton Lustre & All Seasons Cotton

The fourth book in this series offers 9 designs which can be knit with either Cotton Lustre or All Seasons Cotton. Designed by Gemma Atkinson, these patterns are offered in beautiful soft spring colours that will transition you into the season.
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