Monday, December 14, 2009

New! Romantica Superwash Merino Lace from Ivy Brambles, Restock on Hot HiyaHiyas and Cascade Yarns, and Rowan Tapestry on Sale!

Hi Everyone!

Ivy Brambles Romantica Merino Lace Yarn - 118 Friars BayIvy Brambles Romantica Merino Lace Yarn - 003 Celosia

New yarn! Another fantastic yarn has arrived and we are simply delighted with it! Ivy Brambles Romantica Merino Lace - this beautifully soft, hand-dyed superwash yarn is 1000 yards of wonderfully soft merino lace weight yarn per 4 oz skein. This yarn feels as good as a it looks and the colorways are your favorites!

Ivy Brambles Romantica Merino Lace Yarn - 011 A Day At The Beach

HiyaHiyas are in and we have added new sizes and new needle lengths! We have also added the HiyaHiya Aluminum and Nickel Plated Crochet Hooks - including the hard to find little itty bitty hooks used for beading.

HiyaHiya Circular Bamboo Needles for Knitting

A new unique colorway has been added in limited edition to the Ivy Brambles Superwash collection - it called Autumn Rose and supply is limited... this is a one time color and it is a beautiful rose shade with subtle enhancing colors poking through. If you are a pink person, you will love this colorway.

Ivy Brambles Superwash Worsted Yarn #128 Autumn Rose

Cascade 220 and Eco Wool have been restocked! All of the colorways are back in for both. Did you know we carry the entire color pallette of Cascade 220 yarn? Just for you!

Cascade 220 Yarn 2413 - RedCascade Yarns Eco Plus

On special until the first of the year, Rowan Tapestry yarn!

Rowan Tapestry 175 MoorlandRowan Tapestry 172 Pot PourriRowan Tapestry 173 Antique

Rowan Tapestry is a gorgeous yarn is available now at a savings of 15% off retail price. Rowan Tapestry yarn is a beautiful blend of 70% wool and 30% soybean, Tapestry is a warm soft yarn that has excellent wearability and a soft gentle drape. This self striping yarn is easy to care for and knits to a standard DK tension of 22 sts to 30 rows per 4 inches (10cm) on a US#6 (4 mm) needle. Each ball has a yardage of 120 m / 131 yds. Each skein self stripes and provides soft comfort in every garment... perfect for scarfs, mitts, sweaters, etc... this is a yarn that you will want to work with time and time again! It also felts beautifully and with the striping colorways it is a winner every time!

Ivy Brambles Cashmere 4-Ply Yarn

Lusciously soft and beautiful 100% Cashmere yarn from Ivy Brambles has arrived! This gorgeous yarn is just right for your next lace or DK weight project and available in a range of colors and at a great price!

Ivy Brambles Cashmere 2-Ply Yarn

The Ivy Brambles 2-Ply 100% Cashmere comes in skeins of 400 yards (369 m) and knits to a gauge of 26-28 sts per 4 inches. This lovely yarn works up beautifully in lace or any pattern stitch calling for a fingering weight yarn.

Ivy Brambles Cashmere 4-Ply Yarn - 15 Fire Red

The Ivy Brambles 4-Ply 100% Cashmere comes in skeins of 200 yards (184 m) and knits to a gauge of 22-25 sts per 4 inches on a recommended US #5-6 (3.75-4 mm) needle. This lovely yarn works up beautifully for fingerless mittens, cowls, scarves and other projects requiring a DK weight yarn.

Cashmere... add a little luxury to your world!

Ivy Brambles Swarly Hat Pattern by Patti Waters

Looking for some new patterns? We always are! New on the list is the Swarly Hat by Patti Waters - sure to keep you warm and in fashion with this fun and easy swirly hat! This hat takes only 2 skeins of Ivy Brambles Superwash Worsted - one of each color - hat is shown in colorways Night Sky for a main color and Grand Canyon is for the contrast.

Poppies Fingerless Mittens Pattern

And is there anything better than a new and easy ribbed fingerless mitten pattern? We love it! Pattern has instructions for a really easy ribbed pair of mitts, or if you choose you can easily add a slight twist to things! Customers polled were at a tie for their favorite set of mitts... Another pattern from our friends at Ivy Brambles and is called Poppies Fingerless Ribbed Mittens. Each pair of mitts knits up fast with plenty to spare with a skein of Ivy Brambles Superwash Worsted. Colorway shown in pattern is Poppies. Enjoy!

And The Yarn and Fiber Company Prize Winner is..... drum roll please.....

Our official prizewinner is Patricia M. from Indiana! Congratulations Patricia! Patricia has won the Ivy Brambles Giveaway which included a custom Knitting with Friends Tie Dye T Shirt, a Knitting with Friends Pink Tote Bag, Pure Silk Lacey Ferns Scarf kit (Patricia chose the Ivy Brambles Pure Silk in Wild Blackberry for her colorway) and the Lady Olivia Sock Kit which includes the pattern and Sockscene in Bushkill Falls.

Patricia wrote to us letting us know that she is delighted to have won and that the prize is perfect as she has made tie dye t-shirts with Indiana Special Olympic participants at their yearly state competitions for many years. She mentioned that although she has knit for years, she has never attempted any fine lace work. and is thrilled to have a good reason to expand her horizons with the Pure Silk Lacy Ferns Scarf kit. We are happy to help!

Pictured with Patricia is her new niece who is already showing lots of interest in yarn! Congrats on winning Patricia and enjoy your prizes!

A new prize giveaway has been posted! Good luck to everyone on our mailing list and the happiest of upcoming holidays to all!