19 Nov new yarns + something special
A whole bunch of new yarn arrived in the last week!
A restock of Cascade Ecological Wool and Eco+ in our most popular neutrals and autumnal shades!
Bright new skeins of Indigodragonfly Merino Sock and MCN Sock!
A restock of Crazy Zauberballs and Trekking XXL sock yarns!
And a brand new tweed – Kenzie! Made in New Zealand, it consists of 50% Merino, 25% Nylon, 10% Angora, 10% Alpaca, and 5% Silk Noils for that wonderful speckled tweediness. It knits to 20 stitches per 4 inches, a light worsted or heavy DK gauge! Perfection!
In other, somewhat more personal, news of the last week, I hit a milestone birthday on Saturday: the big 30. In typical fashion, I of course cast-on a new sweater to soften the blow:
This is “White Pine” by Amy Christoffers (one of my favourite designers!), which I’m knitting in one of my favourite yarns (Berroco Ultra Alpaca!). I’ve wanted a classic grey cardigan for a while, and this seemed like a perfect opportunity to treat myself despite my outstanding commitments to Christmas knitting and shop samples.
However, I also wanted to celebrate this milestone in another way, too:
In honour of achieving my 30th year on earth, I want to give away a $30 gift certificate for Needles in the Hay to one of my blog readers!
Simply comment on this post and tell me what you’re knitting these days (or what you wish you were knitting!), I will draw a winner by means of random number generator on Friday, November 22nd, at 5 p.m. and announce the winner in a post. The comment link is at the top of the post where it says “Leave a Comment”, and make sure to enter a valid email address so I can get in touch with you! Good luck!