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Holy hats!!

Victoria Myers

Tags Charity

Holy hats!!

So, the past 6 weeks or so, we've been working on hats for the Emerson Hospital Infusion Center. I thought a good goal might be 100 hats. But yuh know what - you guys are AMAZING!! Because, we collected 165 hats!!! Look at them all! I'm just totally blown over by my lovely knitters talent, kindness, and compassion! I love you guys!! Thank you so much for making this hat drive such a huge success!  


Island of Color sign-ups open!

Victoria Myers

Island of Color sign-ups open!

When I was a wee one, I liked winter. So much so that I would stay outside, playing in the snow until I was near freezing. I could stay out so very long until the one inevitable moment, when the ice crusted around the cuff of my coat would nudge around enough to squeeze into the space between coat and mitten. It was so very cold that it would almost burn and I would be done…and have to resign myself to being indoors and thawing out. Clearly, it stayed with me. Long enough to make me think I need to solve...


Nakia Infinity Shawl/Black Panther KAL!

Victoria Myers

Tags blackpanther, kal, nakia

Nakia Infinity Shawl/Black Panther KAL!

We're having a Nakia KAL!! Though you may join anytime, we are going to have a drawing on June 15, 2018 and in order to be eligible for the drawing, please make sure you follow the following rules! First! The prize - we're going to have a brand new DVD of Black Panther to send to the lucky winner! You can wear your new Nakia Scarf while watching it on screen!! Here are the rules to qualify for the drawing - 1. You must buy your yarn from Island Yarn - in store or online. We have kits online here: https://island-yarn-company.myshopify.com/collections/pattern-kits/products/nakia-cowl-inspired-kal-kit2. You must begin...


Over the River!

Victoria Myers

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Over the River!

Check out our new, gorgeous cowl kit!!  A must-have for those chilly days that are sneaking up on us!


Poosh Packs are ready to go!!

Victoria Myers

Tags fingerless, New

Poosh Packs are ready to go!!

Poosh is our new hand-dyed yarn that is a total dream!  It's unusual construction allows for it be knit at many, many gauges without becoming too dense or too drapey and limits shedding and pilling.  You can see all of our regular, full skeins of Poosh by clicking the link, but Poosh Packs are special!  They are 4 colors divided up to add splash and color to your projects.  Each mini is approximately 35 yards.  Poosh is 70% Alpaca, 7% Merino Wool, 23% Nylon We will be periodically adding new patterns and color sets to our Poosh Packs...so keep an eye out here....