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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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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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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New At Wool N’Things – Louisa Harding’s Pittura Yarns

New to Wool N'Things, Louisa Harding Pittura yarns are now available. In Italian, Pittura means painting and this yarn will definitely produce works of art. A superwash fine merino with bamboo viscose, this yarn will give your garments a feminine and beautiful drape.

Blend: 75% fine merino & 25% bamboo viscose
Weight: 100 g ball
Length: 400 meters/437 yards
Suggested Needles: 3.25 - 3.75 mm
Suggested Tension: 22 - 24 sts x 30 - 32 rows

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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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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

 

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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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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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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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Exciting New Merchandise Is Beginning to Arrive for Fall!

Some great new merchandise is beginning to arrive for the fall season including:
Rowan's Fall Winter Magazine #58
New Rowan Pattern Books: Easy Aran Knits, Winterscapes and Hemp Tweed
Alpaca Merino DK by Rowan
New Pattern Books Available: Kim Hargreaves Echoes and Lace Knits by Ann Kingstone
Regia Pairfect Sock Yarn (will give you 2 identical socks every time)
Rowan's Hemp Tweed
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