Eye Candy Friday

We’ve got some beautiful new yarns to show you!

Orenberg Lace from Cherry Tree Hill 


Cobwebs from Great Adirondack


These are both beautiful fine lace weights.  The Orenberg is a Kidd Mohair/Silk blend with amazing dyes and a glimmering sheen.  The Cobwebs is a super soft Alpaca/Silk blend of laceweight dyed by the color geniuses at Great Adirondack.  You think its nice here?  Come in a touch it.  Alpaca + Silk = Heaven!

Looking for some pattern ideas for these beautiful yarns?  Here are some great books to check out for this yarn:

A Gathering of Lace

Traditional Knitted Lace Shawls

Gossamer Webs: The History and Techniques of Orenburg Lace Shawls


Sock1          Sock2        Sock3

Sock yarn from Cherry Tree Hill

We have a new supply of both Sockittome and Supersock yarns from Cherry Tree Hill.  I cannot even describe the beautiful array of colors that these sock yarns have come in.  You need to see them in person!

Great books to check out for this yarn:

Favorite Socks: 25 Timeless Designs from Interweave

Knitting Vintage Socks: New Twists on Classic Patterns

The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook: Dyeing, Painting, Spinning, Designing, Knitting

Vogue Knitting The Ultimate Sock Book: History*Technique*Design (Vogue Knitting)

Or if you are new to knitting socks:

Getting Started Knitting Socks (Getting Started series)

This is just a tiny sampling of the new yarns that came in this week, with many more expected over the next few weeks.   

*There is still space in Saturday’s scarf workshop.  If you would like to sign up, please call 781-894-1802 or email islandyarn@gmail.com today!

**Just a(nother) note to say we will be open on Monday, October 8th, Columbus Day, but our hours will be 3:00-8:30pm on that day only. 

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