BRRR! Baby, it's cold outside! And that's GREAT! That means we get to knit and wear wonderful scarves, cowls, hats, mittens, and shawls to keep us and our loved ones warm. Today, the lovely MARY JO SMITH stopped in to show us her completed FEZA ALP PREMIERE SCARF. What a beauty! The colors and textures are so vibrant and fun they brighten up any winter's day. Thanks for sharing, Mary Jo:) Coming very soon to Woolwinders: a huge order of CASCADE YARNS including more BABY ALPACA CHUNKY and CHUNKY PAINTS, MAGNUM PAINTS, CHERUB ARAN, 220 SUPERWASH and 220 PAINTS! Great for those scarves, cowls, hats, mittens, and shawls but let's not forget perfect for sweaters and afghans as well!
We received in a mini shipment of the supersoft, superbulky, super lovely MALABRIGO RASTA yarn and have already put it on the shelves! Only 25 skeins in 8 different colorways! Our next large MALABRIGO YARN order including, RASTA, RIOS, and SOCK yarn won't arrive for a few more weeks but in the meantime, we managed to get a RASTA-FIX for you until then! Beginning knitter JULIANA GARABEDIAN got her RASTA-FIX and knitted this beautiful garter stitch scarf to ward off the cold in style this winter! What will you make with YOUR RASTA-FIX?
That's right--we've ordered a virtual SLEW of new inventory for you to kick off the new year! Books, bags, and YARN--old favorites as well as some new treats! Thursday afternoon SAFARI CLASS member, BETH HIRSCH, used one of our favorites, ROWAN KIDSILK HAZE to knit up her stylish yet comfortable to wear wrapped cardigan--and it looks great on her! This month, look for the NEW embellished Kidsilk Haze yarn: ROWAN KIDSILK HAZE GLAMOUR yarn. The same lovely mohair and silk confection, only now with SEQUINS!! A ROWAN pattern book comes with the yarn AND we have a fantastic new stole pattern using ROWAN GLAMOUR with another new yarn arriving soon from PAGEWOOD FARM! Get ready for a great 2013 at Woolwinders, your neighborhood yarn shop!
Take a break from knitting chunky quick knits for awhile and let your fingers explore the subtleties of fine gauge knitting while whipping up KAREN SEEK'S WHIPPED SCARF this FEBRUARY on SUNDAYS, FEBRUARY 3RD & 24TH from 4-6 PM! An intruging lace stitch framed with a pretty and delicate lace border makes this scarf a sheer delight to knit and to wear. Karen knitted the model using CASCADE HERITAGE SILK but any of our luscious fingering weight yarns would look equally as stunning including: SHALIMAR BREATHLESS, STRING THEORY SOCK, or ART YARNS RHAPSODY GLITTER to name just a few. REGISTER online, at the store, or by phone at 240-632-9276 and treat yourself to the joy of knitting this lovely, day-or-evening-wear lace scarf, at Woolwinders, your neighborhood yarn shop!