Archive for November, 2008

Weekly Special

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

This week it’s Rowan Biggy Print at 50% off the regular price. Biggy Print is a super-chunky 100% merino wool yarn with a variegated thickness:

It’s the penultimate quick-knit yarn, you won’t find many others that will knit up faster than this one. It comes in striking colour combinations and would be perfect for a cozy scarf or hat for winter. Try these Super Bulky Mittens for Women. Or Kim Hargreave’s Shrug with Garter Stitch Trim:

It’s from her recent book, Heartfelt. We’re smitten with all of Kim’s recent books. We’ve just put Thrown Together and Nectar back on our shelves. And we’ll soon have Kim’s latest collection, Amber. Looks like another winner…

Blue Sky Designs

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Blue Sky Alpacas has some of the nicest patterns around and there are some fantastic new designs for Fall. We love the Audrey Coat:

Knit in Alpaca Sportweight, it’s a fantastic contemporary classic design.
The Cabled Cowl is another wonderful new design. This one’s on display in our Edgemont store, knit by Valerie with the sumptuously soft Suri Merino and finished off with a couple of Perl Grey pewter leaf buttons. It’s truly one of the nicest cowls I’ve seen. We’re a little low on copies of this pattern right now but it will soon be re-stocked.

The Kitty Hat pattern is uber-cute:

This one’s knit in the gorgeous Suri Merino. Alexa knit a sweet Momma and Baby Kitty Hat set, they’re currently on display in Point Grey.

And if you’re knitting for a little girl these days, you should have a look at the Smocked Coat:

It would be wonderfully cozy for the cold winter months ahead. This coat is designed for the BSA Bulky yarn and will knit up quickly on 10 mm needles.

There are a bunch more new BSA designs for Fall including the Kids Pullover, the Knit Quilt and the Ribbon Trim Cardigan. We have them all.

There’s also a free Skinny Striped Hat pattern that was recently added to the BSA pattern collection. You can download the pattern right here. Choose three colours of Skinny Cotton to knit this hat, we have lots of options.

And we have the entire line of luxurious Blue Sky Alpacas yarn, have a look at the entire collection right here. You have to feel them to believe their softness so drop by sometime for a touch test. Yummy….

Cheep Cheep

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Check out the new Pretty Cheep Project Bags from Blue Sky Alpacas:

They’re 100% cotton and 12″ square with a drawstring closure – perfect for individual projects. There are three bright silkscreened bird designs and best of all, they’re only $7.95.

We also have the BSA 5″ double-pointed needles that come in cute little tins:

These needles are made from reclaimed wood and polished to a brilliant luster. They come in sizes 2mm to 4mm, with a different coloured tin for each size.

And we love the BSA Knitters Little Helper Cream:

I use it every day for my dry, cracked cuticles. No greasy residue with this one. It’s packaged in a great retro-chic tin, “Zen in a Jar”.

All of these BSA accessories would make great gifts for yourself or a friend. And we have loads of new BSA leaflets and yarn, stay tuned for more details…

Edgemont Knit Nights

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Join us for Tuesday evening Knit Nights in Edgemont!

Drop by and knit or crochet with Jessica from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4, 11, 25 and December 9, 16 and 23. Take a break from your busy life and share some inspiration with other local knitters and crocheters. No need to register for Knit Night, just drop in whenever you can make it.

As a special bonus you’ll receive 10% off your purchases at any November Knit Night. Hope to see you there…