Okay we got a bit excited about the Kozmos and Pearl combo, and knit up a shawl.  Susan adapted the Lala Scarf, from Greetings from Knit Cafe, into a shawl, by making it a little longer. She needed just under one skein of the Juno Pearl in Golden Peach and 1.5 skeins of the Alchemy Kozmos in Old Rose. We figure she could just as easily have made the edging a little less flamboyant and got it out of one skein, as it is in the book. Pretty, huh? I liked your suggestions for this yarn pairing as well. I …

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wollmeise yarn and Cookie A's new book

We have some new books in stock. The much awaited new Cookie A. book,  Knit. Sock. Love has arrived and it’s really lovely. She has published it herself but the quality is unsurpassed by any of the big name published books. She’s used lots of test knitters, so the patterns should be error proof. Cookie herself will be at the shop on February 6th to sign copies of her book and show samples. Please come along, we will have cookies and friendly chat on hand. I’ll give you more details closer to the date. Stephen West’s new book, Westknits One …

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