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Favorite Scarves in Woolstok

Our Favorite Scarves use simple stitch patterns for a tried & true classic look. Our latest versions are knit in new Blue Sky yarn, Woolstok. A worsted weight 100% fine Peruvian wool, Woolstok is a soft, delightful wool perfect for our favorite scarves.

Woolstok comes in a beautiful variety of hues. Every color comes in a 50g hank, but a selection of 5 neutrals comes in mega 150g hanks. That’s what we used for our scarves- just one skein each!

Clockwise from top left: Basketweave, Mistake Rib, Rib, Seed.

Here are the patterns for our 5 favorites- just in time for some last minute holiday knitting!

FAVORITE SCARF PATTERNS

YARN
Woolstok 150: 1 skein or Woolstok: 3 skeins.

NEEDLES
US 8 needles

FARROW or MISTAKE RIB

Cast on 41 sts or a multiple of 4 + 1.

Row 1: *K2, p2; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Repeat row 1 to desired length. Bind off in pattern.

2×2 RIB

Cast on 40 sts or a multiple of 4 + 2

Row 1: *K2, p2; repeat from * to end.
Repeat row 1 to desired length. Bind off in pattern.

GARTER STITCH

Cast on 30 sts.

Row 1: K
Repeat row 1 to desired length. Bind off.

SEED STITCH

Cast on 31 sts or an odd number.

Row 1: *K1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Repeat rows 1 to desired length. Bind off in pattern.

BASKETWEAVE

Cast on 36 sts.
Row 1: *K4, P4; rep from * to last 4 sts, K4.
Row 2: *P4, K4: rep from * to last 4 sts, P4.
Row 3: Repeat row 1.
Row 4: Repeat row 2.
Row 5: Repeat row 1.

Row 6: *P4, K4: rep from * to last 4 sts, P4.
Row 7: *K4, P4; rep from * to last 4 sts, K4.
Row 8: Repeat row 1.
Row 9: Repeat row 2.
Row 10: Repeat row 1.

Repeat rows 1-10 until 2 yards remain. Cast off and weave in ends.

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A Certain Darkness in Canopy Fingering

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It’s time to start layering, and the snuggly softness of Canopy Fingering definitely needs a place in your Fall wardrobe. A simple shawl with a pretty edging, A Certain Darkness by Sylvia McFadden is the vehicle for that incredible coziness!

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Canopy Fingering is a luxe blend of baby alpaca, merino and bamboo. The alpaca & merino are super soft and the bamboo adds drape and a touch of shine. The fabric knits up light and warm; just what you’re looking for in chilly weather!

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A Certain Darkness is worked sideways and on the bias, creating a triangular shape in a unique way. Mostly stockinette with a few garter ridges along the way, this design is finished off with a pretty picot edge.

To make this, you’ll need:

4 skeins of Canopy Fingering. We used the Red Ginger colorway.
US 4 32-inch circular needle
Pattern

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HIKOO & SKACEL GIVEAWAY WEEKEND!

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We are super excited that Chuck Wilmesher from Skacel yarns will be joining us the weekend of September 12th! Chuck is the Director of Product Research and Development for Skacel and played a key role in creating Hikoo yarns. He also happens to be one of the nicest, most creative guys around! He will be hosting a Hikoo Yarn Tasting and Artfelt Class– there’s still a few spots left!

To celebrate Chuck’s visit, we’ll be giving away amazing Skacel products all weekend long! Come see the new yarns and garments and get inspiration for your fall knitting!

How to enter: Come to the shop on September 12th or 13th (or both) and receive 1 entry for a chance to win- no purchase necessary. If you make a purchase of any Hikoo, Skacel or Addi products, you will receive a 2nd entry!

We’ll be drawing winners on the hour for a total of 9 prizes over the weekend! The drawing schedule will be as follows. Winners, if you weren’t present for the drawing, please bring your ticket to the shop to claim your prize.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th

12PM: 2 hanks HiKoo SimpliWorsted for Cushy Cable Reversible Scarf.
WINNING TICKET 8348270

1PM: 1 Addi Art Diamond needle.
WINNING TICKET 8348309

2PM: 2 hanks of HiKoo Rub-a-Dub for bath mat or kids hooded towel.
WINNING TICKET 8348300

3PM: 3 balls of HiKoo SimpliCria for a cabled cowl.
WINNING TICKET 8348310

4PM: HiKoo Kenzie small blanket kit (blues).
WINNING TICKET 8348284

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th:

12PM: 2 balls of Schoppel Ambiente for an entrelac hat.
WINNING TICKET 8348269

1PM: 1 Artfelt scarf kit.
WINNING TICKET 8348338

2PM: 2 hanks of HiKoo Abracadabra.
WINNING TICKET 8348294

3PM: GRAND PRIZE! Addi Click Needle Set!
WINNING TICKET 834313

Please note that this is an in-store only event, so we won’t be able to take entries via phone or email. Thank you for your understanding!

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Thank You!

Congratulatory african violets from our customer, Pat! Thanks, Pat!
Congratulatory african violets from our customer, Pat! Thanks, Pat!

Thank you to everyone that came to our 10th Anniversary celebration this past weekend! From customers that were the first to walk through our doors 10 years ago to those who have just discovered their love for knitting this year, we loved seeing each and every one of you.

It meant so much to have all of your well wishes to help us mark 10 years. We can’t say it enough, THANK YOU!

And now, the winners of our giveaway! All of you lucky winners have been contacted and we hope you enjoy your prizes!

1. 10 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter: Kathleen O.

2. 4 skeins of Lana Vida Hannah & Easy Fold Poncho Pattern: Meredith C.

3. 1 Skein of Tosh Merino Light in Susquehanna & Rivulet Pattern: Bernardo M.

4. 1 Climb & Swirl Kit: Ellen R.

5. Paintbrush Mitts Kit: Heather R.

6. 1 Skein of Loop Studio & Portfolio Scarf pattern: Mark D.

7. Fringe Leather Stitch Marker Holder & Little Gems: Allison K.

8. Knitter’s Pride 3 Interchangable Needle Set: Kathleen M.

9. 3 Baggu 3D Zip Bags: Sue K.

10. A Loop Tote: Patty K.

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Giveaway Winner #3

long johnsJoan M. is the winner of Giveaway #3! She wins two skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft in Long Johns. Congratulations, Joan!

Thanks to everyone who entered! There are 2 more giveaways as part of our month-long 10th Anniversary celebration, so please enter for more chances to win!