Rowan Magazines & Books on Sale!

In celebration of Rowan’s 40 year anniversary, we’re currently offering all of our back-issues of Rowan magazines, and some pattern books, at 40% off! This special pricing will apply through the end of the year, while supplies last, so hurry in to see what’s available!

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We’re also introducing an additional Rowan yarn to our inventory: a gorgeous cotton cashmere. It’s a perfect time to explore some new knitting patterns.

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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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More Items on Sale!

There’s no better way to celebrate the beginning of fall than with a new knitting project (or two!). To help inspire you, we’ve added new, exciting yarns and other items to our sale section. Many of these are as low as $2, $3 and $4! Come in soon, we expect them to go fast!

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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!

Beautiful Yarn by Malabrigo

Have you had a chance to work with the gorgeous colors and fibers of Malabrigo? This family-owned company, located in Uruguay, features hand-dyed yarns of incredible softness and wonderful, rich color variations. Here are just a few of our favorites:

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Fun fact: the name “malabrigo” roughly translates to “bad shelter.” This is from the Malabrigo website:

How did you get the name ‘malabrigo’?

  • “Mal abrigo” roughly translates to “bad shelter”, which is by all accounts a curious name for a yarn company.The name partially comes from the small village of Mal Abrigo in Uruguay. It was named as such because it is extremely windy and back when people rode horses and too often had to take shelter for the night, it was renowned for being a terrible place to stop.There are several towns of that name in South America (in other countries) but that was the one we had in mind.

    We were also inspired by novelists like Garcia Marquez, Juan Carlos Onetti, and William Faulkner, who set their novels in the magical but imaginary towns (Macondo, Santa Maria, and the towns in Yoknapatawpha County, respectively!). In our minds, malabrigo is an imaginary and chilly place where the weather drives everyone inside to knit, or to cozy up to the fire, where wool sweaters, hats, and scarves are always useful!

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Stop by to see these stunning colors in person!

Happy knitting!

A Perfect Spring Capelet

The Tribeca Capelet is a perfect transition piece to take you from spring, to summer nights, to fall (and it’s a quick knit, too)! With only 4 balls of a lovely Merino-silk blend striated tape yarn, this fashion-forward piece is a delight to both knit and wear.

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Happy knitting! 

P.S. Please remember that our hours are shortened while Lauren is caring for her new baby! We’ll also be closed from May 5th-13th. You can always find our most current schedule on the website, or by calling 775.588.4015.