Ponchos!

One of our favorite, easy projects for fall is the ever-popular (and easy to wear) poncho! With so many gorgeous designs and yarns to choose from, it’s simple to create something unique and practical that you can enjoy for years to come. They also make wonderful holiday gifts! Here are a few ideas from Blue Sky Fibers:

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Happy knitting!

P.S. Our shop hours are currently shortened while Lauren cares for baby Sofia, so please remember to check the website or call ahead for our most up-to-date schedule. Thank you!

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Transition to Fall Knitting…

…with these quick, chunky 100% organic cotton pieces! Each is available in multiple, beautiful colors, and will knit up quickly — just in time to layer on a little more warmth.

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Blue Sky Fibers Afton Shrug

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Class Elite Yarns Riptide Shrug

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Happy knitting!

P.S. Our shop hours are currently shortened while Lauren cares for baby Sofia, so please remember to check the website or call ahead for our most up-to-date schedule. Thank you!

Silk & Suri Scarf by Blue Sky Fibers

Cool weather calls for soft, luxurious knitting… and we love this simple scarf pattern by Blue Sky Fibers. Knit in silk and suri, this easy knit feels wonderful in your hands and is a pleasure to wear. It would also make a lovely gift!

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Happy knitting!

P.S. Don’t forget:  we’ll be closed the month of December, while Lauren welcomes a new baby girl into the world of knitting! Be sure to visit us before then to stock up on all of your holiday needs, and to see the baby bump!

Time to Knit!

Knitting season is here! It’s time to grab a cup of tea, settle in by a warm fire and start working on those holiday gifts!

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One quick project, for yourself or a loved one, is this simple hat by Blue Sky Fibers. The kit comes with 21 different colors in the new Woolstok yarn. This easy project will add a burst of color to your fall wardrobe, or make a lovely gift.

Happy knitting!

*Please note: we’ll be closed the month of December, while Lauren welcomes a new baby girl into the world of knitting! Be sure to visit us before then to stock up on all of your holiday needs, and to see the baby bump!

 

Luxurious Knitting by Blue Sky Fibers

If you’re looking for gorgeous yarns and simple, modern designs, you can’t go wrong with Blue Sky Fibers (formerly Blue Sky Alpaca). All of their fibers are pure heaven to knit (or crochet) with. Here are a few of our recent favorites:

Bianca Wrap, in Alpaca Suri Merino. There are endless color combinations possible for this simple knit, and the finished product is just as delightful to wear as it is to create (one of our knitters has barely taken it off since she finished it!).

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Etched Rio Wrap in Metalico. A delicate yarn with a subtle sheen. This project features a simple stockinette stitch, with a lace pattern over just the last few stitches–easy and elegant.

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Sasha Wrap, in Techno. Easy and fast, this classic design couldn’t be simpler.

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Silk and Suri Scarf, in (you guessed it) alpaca silk and brushed suri! Another project so soft you won’t want to put it down…

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And don’t forget some of the other Blue Sky yarns and projects we’ve featured recently, including Woolstok and the Chunky Cotton Cowl.

Happy knitting!

Cozy Up to Woolstok!

One of our favorite yarn companies, Blue Sky Fibers, recently introduced a gorgeous new yarn: Woolstok. This worsted weight yarn has excellent stitch definition, is easy to work with, and comes in an array of rich, beautiful colors!

There are so many exciting patterns to choose from…

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And the colors are beautiful!

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The Hat on a String kit is flying off the shelves — come in soon and grab  yours!

Happy knitting!

Come knit along: Blue Sky Fibers chunky cotton cowl!

JuneKALFullIt’s not too late to join in on the Blue Sky Fibers summer knit-a-long!

How to play? Come pick out 4 colors in gorgeous organic cotton, join the Ravelry KAL group and post a picture of your completed cowl by August 31st to be entered into Blue Sky Fiber’s contest to win yarn for another beautiful project!

We love working with this yarn, especially because how often is it that you can find a good chunky yarn that seems appropriate for summer? This one is—thick, soft, but not too warm in your hands. And the colors are gorgeous!  Plus the pattern, the Caledonia Cowl, is simple and quick. Perfect for a lazy summer day!

Happy knitting!

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Beautiful colors…

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Make it your own!

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