As a Brooklyn Tweed Destination Store, Black Sheep Yarns is pleased to have this curated collection of garments and accessories knit in Arbor, Loft, Shelter, Peerie & Quarry. Crafted by the Brooklyn Tweed design team for Fall 2018, the pieces in this collection merge classic minimalist style with casual utility. And because we carry the full line of Brooklyn Tweed yarns, you won't have any trouble finding the perfect yarn and colour for your project! Visit our store now through Sat Nov 17th to enjoy this collection.
Making magazine No. 6 / B & W, will be released and available at Black Sheep Yarns on Oct 30. If you'd like to sew a market bag, an apron or a simple shirt, make bannocks or rhubarb jam, knit cute little reversible sheep, a sweater or a shawl, it's all in this latest edition! It includes knit designs by Carrie Bostick Hoge, Ashley Yousling, Susan B. Anderson, Mary Jane Mucklestone, Gudrun Johnston, Ella Gordon, Junko Okamoto, Amy Christoffers, Veera Välimäki, Whitney Hayward, Ellen Johnson, Justyna Lorkowska, and Jenn Steingass.
These are the original Find Your Fade colours by Andrea Mowry! The colours included in this set are: Pollen, Fool’s Gold, Harvest, Monarch, Rosehip, Sari and Poison.Each set consists of 7x 100g skeins of hand dyed Sock Yarn, which is a blend of 90% merino and 10% nylon, approx. 400m/100g. Smooth and soft with great stitch definition. Custom spun exclusively for Hedgehog Fibres and randomly dyed to prevent striping or pooling, as much as possible, these yarns create variegated effect that looks good in plain stockinette or advanced stitch motifs.
Whether you are casting on one of the 8 sweater designs, or using the recipe pattern to create a colourful yoke sweater of your own, it's an adventure either way! Play with colour and pattern, creating beautiful sweaters and accessories. In order to add yet another element of adventure, they went to Iceland to photograph all of the pieces in this book. Take a trip full of colourwork fun and Icelandic adventure! Strange Brew Features: 2 recipe patterns, 8 sweater patterns, 4 accessories Fabulous baby-to-big size range (newborn to 4XL) Each print book includes a download code for the...
Say hello to the newest colours of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter & Loft! Pumice is a tweedy mid-grey blend that completes the Brooklyn Tweed grey colourway family, somewhere between Sweatshirt and Snowbound. Iceberg is a pale, ice blue with subtle flecks of aquamarine, turquoise, cerulean and creamy white. Yellowstone is an earthy blend of warm shades of gold, rust and umber. All three colours are available today, in store or online.
Six new Churchmouse patterns, 2 garments and 4 accessories, are now in store. Cast on for the 'Reversible Arm Warmers' in Shibui Silk Cloud! Or knit the 'Two-Point Cowl', which is a scaled down version of the ever-popular 'Easy Folded Poncho'. The simple shape makes it easy to knit in any weight yarn, although directions are given for sport weight and chunky weight versions.
Visit us at booth 113 at Knit City 2018! This proves to be a bigger, more exciting event than ever and we are thrilled to be taking part again this year. The marketplace is open Sat Sept 29th 9am to 6pm and Sun Sept 30 9am to 3pm. Note that these are new hours this year. We have posted many of our fall classes and we are again offering our popular Knitting 911 on Wednesdays from 1pm to 3pm. This is a drop in classes for knitting emergencies! For just $10 per hour, we can rescue your knitting project! ...
We are happy to continue our Monday evening Knit Nights throughout the summer (except holiday Mondays) and our store hours are unchanged. Thinking ahead, we are working on our fall class schedule and have already posted some dates! If you have any suggestions for classes you would like us to offer, let us know. We will not be offering our drop-in "Knitting 911" sessions in July and August - they will resume on Wed Sept 12th 1:00 to 3:00. We will continue to offer private lessons over the summer - contact the store to arrange.
UNIFORM Knit & Sew and UNIFORM LITTLE Knit & Sew are special collaborations between Madder and Grainline Studio. Each of the books includes instructions for the UNIFORM cardigan - a top down cardigan, written in 2 weights (worsted and sport/fingering) with numerous body, sleeve, hem and finishing options. Then sew a coordinating UNIFORM tunic with the included paper pattern. This is a lovely staple garment with two body, sleeve and neckline options.
Join the Brooklyn Tweed Peerie KAL! Until June 30 when you purchase Peerie, you will get a free Ravelry download for the Lucerne Hat along with some colouring pages to help you plan your colour combos, using 2, 3 or 4 colours of Peerie. Come to the store and check out our store sample and see the newest in the Brooklyn Tweed line of yarns.
We are thrilled to offer Brooklyn Tweed's newest yarn! Peerie is the polished, worsted-spun sibling to the rustic, wooden spun Loft. Peerie sings in both cabled and textured fabrics, and looks lovely knit up in lace, thanks to a 4-ply construction that enhances luster and strength. Boasting a palette of 45 colours, Peerie is an excellent if you wish to adventure into colourwork. Peerie is Brooklyn Tweed's softest yarn yet, thanks to the fine fibre of the Merino sheep, and so is perfect for next to skin wear.
Laine is a high-quality Nordic knit & lifestyle magazine for knit folks. Cherishing natural fibres, slow living, local craftsmanship, and beautiful, simple things in life, the intention is to inspire you to gather and share, to be part of a community of like-minded knitters, makers and thinkers from near and far. Knitting is more than just knit, knit, purl. It is a feeling. Laine is entirely in English and includes patterns from the leading knitwear designers, insightful, long-format stories from the world of wool, interviews, exciting travel articles, seasonal recipes and strong, visual storytelling.Issue five includes: 132 pages 10 patterns...
Brooklyn Tweed will soon be launching their new yarn, Peerie, and we are excited to be part of it! On Wednesday May 30th you will be able to see this luscious new yarn for the first time and receive a free hat pattern download and info about a KAL.
Woolith Fair is an event for yarn lovers and fibre artists from the Lower Mainland. This year's event is Friday April 27th thru Sunday April 29th and has 19 participating stores/studios. Get all the details, and download your Map & Woolith Fair Passport at woolithfair.ca, then visit as many Local Yarn Stores (LYSs) and fibre-related businesses as possible for special deals. At Black Sheep Yarns we will be offering 10% off most of our yarn (some exclusions) and also some special sale items for participants. Hope to see you on the crawl!
This just might be the best Making Mag yet! No.5/Color includes amazing knit designs by Carrie Bostick Hoge, Susan B. Anderson, Amy Christoffers, Anna Maltz, Rosemary (Romi) Hill, Isabell Kraemer, Joji Locatelli, Dianna Walla, Whitney Hayward, and Lori Versace. Also included are so many other irresistible projects such as "Wildflower Project Bag", "Summer's Fields Quilt", "A Well-Dressed Donkey", "Dropcloth Needlecase", to name a few.
Time for Spring cleaning! We are having a sale this Easter Weekend and offering 20 to 50% off selected yarns. We are open our usual hours. (Fri & Sat 10 to 5, Sun 12 to 4, Closed Mon). New for sock knitters! We are now carrying WYS Signature 4-ply sock yarn. These yarns are made in West Yorkshire, the original home of the British spinning industry. What makes this blend of 75% wool and 25% nylon special is that the wool content contains 35% Blue Faced Leicester. Their newest colour range is the Florist Collection which I think would particularly...
We are thrilled to announce that Black Sheep Yarns is now a destination store for Brooklyn Tweed. That means that we carry the full line of these beautiful breed specific yarns, sourced, dyed and spun in the US. Shop in person or online and create garments and accessories that you will treasure for years.
We are excited to announce that Black Sheep Yarns has been chosen as a Brooklyn Tweed Destination store! We will soon be carrying all the basic lines of Brooklyn Tweed yarns, in all of the colours. We are expecting the full shipment in a few weeks. This is really a dream come true for our store and it will be wonderful carry these yarns used in so many of the most popular knitting patterns.