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The Wolkenspiel Punch Bowl

While out antiquing some years ago, I found this Fostoria American punch bowl at the Bay City Antiques Mall in Bay City, Michigan. Over the years it has held lemonade, wine corks, pine cones, birthday cards, spiked punch and lots more. When we added Wolkenspiel, a luxurious sock weight yarn from Germany, to our website, […]

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One Bag Baby Blanket Project

HiKoo Simpliworsted, a blend of superwash merino wool, acrylic, and nylon knits up like butter! It is smooth. It glides through your hands and onto the needles. It is absolutely luscious yarn to work with. Here it is in a blanket pattern called “Window Seat.” I knit the smallest size (“Baby”) and used a little […]


Using Up Those Wonderful Brown Sheep Leftovers

Felted mittens and a honeycomb pattern hat, both exquisite projects, are the results of studio knitter Pat Duever’s resourceful use of extra yarn. Knitters are always looking for ways to use those extra skeins that somehow seem to accumulate. Pat had extra skeins of a favorite worsted yarn by Brown Sheep. Pat used Brown Sheep […]


Take a Look at HiKoo Llamor

                  Hey knitters! Take a look at HiKoo Llamor. HiKoo Llamor is made from 100% baby llama fiber. A DK weight yarn, Llamor is soft and warm and smooth to knit. It knit up beautifully into a classic poncho that is easily tossed over head and shoulders. This […]

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Tiara — Yarn With a Bit of Bling

Little beads that sparkle. Sequins, small ones, that glitter. Not too many but just enough. That’s what HiKoo Tiara has. A bit of bling. We like the natural colors, with names like Amber Waves, TANtalizing and Champagne. Tiara knits up fast and has some acrylic for durability and softeness. We’ve had good luck knitting it […]