Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Ivy Brambles Lily of the Valley Shawl and Glove Patterns by Jocre Arts Arrive, Halo Pave Prize Giveaway Winner and Louisa Harding Yarns on Sale

Have you ever met a Lily of the Valley pattern you didn't like? Now there are two more to enjoy!

Looking for stylish and fun! Ivy Brambles Lily of the Valley Gloves! These gloves are extra long with beautiful bands of Lily of the Valley, Leaves and Trellis Lace creating lovely and feminine gloves for a special occasion! These gloves feel wonderful on and the intricate lace is fabulous! Gloves shown are knit using one skein of Ivy Brambles Pure Silk in colorway Aster.

Ivy Brambles Lily of the Valley Silk Gloves Pattern

Ivy Brambles Lily of the Valley Silk Shawl Pattern

Ivy Brambles Lily of the Valley Shawl is a stunning 25 x 60 shawl with a lovely band of Lily of the Valley running through the center. Edged with lacy leaves and flowering corners, this dreamy shawl is knit using one skein of Ivy Brambles Pure Silk. Another fabulous shawl from Jocre Arts!

Both of these new patterns are available as PDF downloads for your enjoyment!

Congratulations to our newest prize winner, Eliane S. of Montreal, Canada! Eliane received a gorgeous prize selection of the Halo Pave Shawl Pattern, a skein of Ivy Brambles Romantica Yarn in colorway Sunrise, a Knitting with Friends T-shirt and a Tote Bag! Yeah! More prizes are drawn every two months! You could be our next winner!

Ivy Brambles Halo Pave Shawl Pattern

Louisa Harding Mulberry Yarn

Stock up and save continues - we have added in-stock Louisa Harding yarns to the sale - 20% off MSRP through July 7, 2010!

Enjoy your week! Happy Fibering!

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

PDF Downloads Available, Kauni Restocked, Stock Up and Save on Selected Yarns and New Projects to Keep you Knitting All Summer Long!

Summertime fun has arrived! Hazy hot days and long afternoons staying cool!

Ivy Brambles Seashell Silk Shawl Pattern
New PDF Downloads are now available and new patterns are being added each week to our website!

Mohair Curly Locks Fingerless Mittens Pattern

Calling all instant gratification knitters who like something different and new! Mohair Curly Locks Fingerless Mittens pattern is a new pattern made just for you! Fingerless mitts made using Ivy Brambles Superwash Worsted yarn! So what's new! Mohair Curly Locks are infused into the knitting and the Worsted yarn is held double so these mitts work up in no time at 3 sts per inch! Oh, did I mention, the sizes range from girls to women sizes and they are very cool with the curly locks! And, you can get at least one womens and two girls pairs of mitts from one skein of the Ivy Brambles Superwash Worsted yarn and 2 ozs of the Ivy Brambles Hand-Dyed Mohair Curly Locks! Matching Mother-Daughter Mitts may be in your future!

Kauni Yarn Effektgarn Wool 100% 8/2

Kauni yarn has arrived and it always makes such an entrance! It is amazing any makes it to the shelves it is so pretty! The EQ (rainbow) colorway has arrived first and more boxes are on the way, so check back daily for your favorite color and get some while it lasts! Ivy Brambles Diamond Delight Shawl Pattern

Have you seen the Diamond Delight Shawl? This shawl takes only one 150 gram skein of the Kauni and is shown in the pattern in the EQ colorway. If this is too bright a colorway for you, choose a more subtle color from the other 20 or more colorways - the yarn does all the work for the striping effect, you just have to move the needles.

Save 25% off MSRP on all in-stock Araucania yarns, Ella Rae yarns, GGH yarns, Gedifra yarns, Online yarns and Lana Grossa Yarns! Sale ends June 30th! Stock up and save!


Looking for somewhere cool to knit? The shop is set to a very nice 74 degrees and all are welcome to come and enjoy the cool couches! And while you are here, check out the latest in patterns and new yarns as we scour the globe looking for new and interesting things for you to enjoy! Classes continue through the summer - what a great time either learn to knit or to increase your knowledge as an intermediate knitter. Call for the schedule - classes run weekdays, weeknights and weekends! There sure to be one for you!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Socks for Summer Knitting and More T-Shirts for You to Enjoy!

Hello Everyone!

PDF downloadable files are now available for all the Ivy Brambles patterns! Including these two new sock patterns!

Ivy Brambles Ladder Lace Sock Kit

Socks are a perfect small project for the warm summer days ahead! The lovely Ladder Lace Sock Pattern features a gorgeous trellising ladder flowing from the cuff to the toe. Straight forward and easy to knit lace in a ladder pattern makes these socks fun to knit and extra special to wear! One skein of the Ivy Brambles Sockscene makes a pair and socks are shown in pattern worked in colorway Autumn Flame!

Ivy Brambles Walking and Talking Worsted Sock Kit

If bigger needles are for you, the Nancy Walking and Talking Sock Pattern for Worsted Weight Yarn is now available and written for a 12" circular needle! What fun! These socks work up so fast and easy and use only one skein of Ivy Brambles Superwash Worsted yarn for the entire pair! Colorway shown in Day Glow!

Both sock patterns have been kitted under Project Kits on the website in the colorways that inspired the designers to create these fabulous socks! Enjoy!

Knitting With Friends®   Medium T-Shirt - Surfer Design in Sky Blue

Knitting With Friends®   Medium T-Shirt - Knit New Baby Design in Light Green

More new colors for the summer have arrived in our Knitting with Friends, Spinning with Friends, and Hooking with Friends including a beautiful Sky Blue, Light Green and Dark Gray - these are in addition to the Deep Purple shirts that arrived last week!

Hooking With Friends®   Medium T-Shirt - Hooker Design in Dark Gray

Don't forget to be sure to sign up for our Prize Giveaway! The next giveaway will be in July and it is filled with fun in the form of cashmere, a tote bag and more!

Thanks and have a great week!

Monday, June 14, 2010

New Hot Colors for Summer, A Pure Silk Shawl for Crocheters in Crochet World and Spinners Don't Miss the Horseshoe Caps from Spin-Off!

What new and what's hot!

New KWF t-shirts in dazzling colors in tie-dyes and solids! New Knitting with Friends, Spinning with Friends and Hooking with Friends tie-dyes including exploding colors in Pinky-Purple, Summer Meadow, Spring Day and Petunias!

Knitting With Friends® - Tie-Dyed T Shirts KWF Tie-Dyed    Small T Shirt - Knit 2 Together Design in Pinky Purple (ladies cut)

KWF Tie-Dyed   Medium T Shirt - Knit 2 Together Design in Spring Day

All shirts have lovable fiber animals imprinted onto them expressing a witty twist on their day! Deep Purple has also arrived in the solid shirts in Hooking with Friends, Knit 2 Together, 3 Friends and Witches design! Another fabulous color!

Knitting With Friends®  X-Large T-Shirt - Knit 2 Together Design in Deep Purple

Like to crochet? Us to! Did you see that the August 2010 issue of Crochet World has a beautiful shawl crocheted by designer Nancy Nehring in the Ivy Brambles Pure Silk in Coppermine! Stunning!

We know lots of you are always looking for a great source for crochet garments, and Crochet World has many! Not a subscriber yet? Go to their website and become a Digitized Subscriber and the current issue as well as access to the past two years of issues are yours! And then come back and get the perfect colorway for you in the Ivy Brambles Pure Silk! You will be on your way to a fabulous shawl before you know it!

Ivy Brambles Merino 4oz Roving - Fireball

Spinners! In the Summer 2010 Interweave Spin-Off Handspun Gallery featuring Horseshoe Caps is a beautiful handspun cap which was sent in by designer Gina House using Ivy Brambles 4 oz Merino Roving in colorway Fireball! Check out the Interweave Spin-Off magazine/website for info on the cap and we have the Fireball roving colorway in Merino Wool if you decide it is for you! Enjoy!

Tuesday, June 1, 2010