Friday, June 16, 2017

16 June 2017

Just Arrived!

Extrafine Merino Fingering

This is a hand-dyed fingering and Feza is stepping up their game when it comes to colors. This extrafine merino really is soft - it has a beautiful hand. I found an image of one of the colors but because of hand-dyeing and color rendition on computers  . . .  I think the one that I have is prettier.

This yarn knits at 7.5 sts/ inch and is 440 yards per skein. Did I say it has a beautiful hand?

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

14 June 2017

Just arrived!

Diamond Luxury
Pure Donegal Tweed
made in

This isn't the Donegal Tweed of old. This yarn has a nice hand and comes in beautiful colors - just what you want for that aran sweater that you've been thinking about. This yarn is true aran weight. The tweed knits at 16 sts/4 inches, great for cable definition.

With a small adjustment for gauge, this yarn would be great for knitting Lucy Neatby's, Cables After Whiskey.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

8 June 2017

Don't forget


We will celebrate the event here at the shop on the front porch. Cold sodas and a large fan for the hot day will be provided.

Come show the world that knitting can be a stress reliever!

Friday, June 2, 2017

Trunk Show Continues

3 June 2017

We had a great time at the Annual Porch Party! The weather was beautiful and the treats plentiful! The Mystery Trunk Show is no longer a mystery.  

We have the
Zen Yarn Garden Trunk Show
for another weekend!

So if you were off on a mini-vacation and missed the party, stop by and take a look. It is a large trunk show of fingering weight yarns and there are plenty of great colors left.

Monday, May 22, 2017

22 May 2017

10 – 5

We will have a 
for you to enjoy

along with iced tea and goodies to eat!

Come join us for a fun day and stitch with fellow knitters.

This will be the last weekend for the yarns from Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. On Monday, they all have to be returned. Don't miss out on seeing a large variety of colors that are on display.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

10 May 2017


We are thrilled to have at the shop all the yarns from Prism, Kauni, Mountain Colors, and Jagger that graced our booth at the recent Maryland Sheep and Wool show. These large consignments give you a special opportunity to choose your own favorites from a much larger variety than we usually have in stock. Hurry in for best selection! If you want to be part of our mailing list use the form below to sign up.

We're jumping into the 21st century. When something just can't wait for mailer we will notify you of special happenings at the shop through our mailing list. This will be for specials and impromptu trunk shows that may come up. If you want to stay informed. . . . . .

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

30 April 2017

I know I've been quiet lately but I've been hard at work knitting. The Agate Ripple Cardigan has been done and is hanging as a model in the shop (whew!) Stop by and see the finished product.

We just got in Feza Baby Gradient Blankets designed by Nancy Rieck. These packs will knit a blanket or two stoles. The yarn is called Baby and is sprayed dyed to two different intensities to create a gradient. The yarn is a cotton/viscose blend and is super soft and washable.

This is a think out of the box type of project. You can knit alternate stripes, add a pattern, what ever comes to mind. Be creative!

These kits will not be a our booth at Maryland Sheep and Wool (booth D16 Main Exhibition Hall). We will only have them at the shop.