New in November-December:
• November 28 - December 6: FILATI Handknitting № 54 Home & Gifts (EN) are in stock: Sensual and cozy accessories for your home, body and soul; Everything, from sweaters for macchiato glasses, shells for bowls and all possible styles of covers including chair covers, to rugs, poufs, sleepers, pants, and even matryoschkas to make everyone happy; Details ». SABRINA № 12-2013 (RU) and IREN № 6 arrived December 6th. KFI MAHARASHTRA SILK Leaflets are expected Dec 9-16: Rosebud Lace Shawl and Ocean Blue Lace Wrap. Our Spring-Summer 2014 Yarn Collection is available for preview. Policy Update: Due to changes in Canada Post shipping standards, our Shipping Policy has been updated. An increase in postal prices is effective January 15th 2014.
• November 12-22nd: Winter 2013-2014 Collections are in stock: BURDA Tricot Hiver № 4-2013, Sabrina FASHION KNITS № 6, SUSANNA December 2013, VERENA Winter 2013, and MODA KNITTING № 572. Did you know: Kenyan teas are all natural and almost organic by default. They are grown on estates, which do not use pesticides or herbicides because pests that typically damage tea crops are not found at their high altitudes. Try our new, handcrafted Kenya Silverback White - it is believed to be one of the rarest teas in the world. This tea is made from only the choicest, silken and velvety white tips. ENJOY.
• November 5-8th: A brand new publication BURDA STYLE Knitting, Fall-Winter 2013 (EN) is in stock: Exquisite hand-knitted clothing from BURDA designers: casual capes and sleeveless pullovers, infinity and hooded scarves, Ikat patterns, ethnic waistcoats, cocooning jackets, fringed coats, patchwork pullovers, mini-dresses and slip dresses, furry jackets, lovely 80s pattern-mix pullovers, and small knit accessories for your home: Eskimo socks, a duffle bag, shawlettes, a crocheted choker, a cozy throw, bolster cushions. SABRINA November 2013 (RU) issues arrived: comfy yet neat and stylish knits using cables, shades of Green, fine voluminous yarns or ultra thin mohair. Noro Books SWEET WINTER and The MIRASOL Collection Books № 7 have been re-stocked. Lang SOL DÉGRADÉ [100% Combed Cotton] col 20 Seashell is back to our inventory and a new colour 94 Frosty Water is available. A faux fur tape Mondial Pelliccia Lupo col 01 is in stock. More inventory of SANDRA Knit Trends № 9 is available.
New in October:
• October 26-31st: TENDANCES Tricot № 19 (FR) are ready for purchases, VERENA № 3, Fall 2013 (RU) has been re-stocked. More supply of Manos Artesanas DANCING QUEEN [75% Mohair, 25% Wool] is available for col 0009 Nenufar, 3193 Adormidera, 5044 Lirio, and a new col 3194 Narciso is in stock.
• October 18-23rd: Two new varieties of Lanas Stop yarns: FOGLIA - a fashionable, elegant and romantic chiffon fabric yarn, and STRUZZO [60% Ostrich Feathers, 40% Acrylic] - a stunning feather fringe yarn; three new colours of a faux mink yarn VISÓN: col 100 Black, 306 Rose Mauve, 736 Desert Brown, faux LYNX col 708 Ancient Gold, new colours for Lanas Stop ANGORA - 300 Baby Pink, 400 Sky, 462 Indigo, and more invenoty of col 701 Snow are in stock. FAIT MAIN HS Tricot Hiver 2013 (FR), more supply of Lanas Stop HAND KNITTING № 121, and Lang Books Fatto a Mano № 203 MÜTZEN arrived, Details ». SUSANNA November 2013 are in stock.
• October 11-15th: A new colour, 352 Cinnamon Latte, is available for self-ruffling ribbon SENSUAL GEOMETRICO. Diamond MAHARASHTRA SILK in lace weight (731m / 800 yards per 100 g hank) and four variegated colours is in stock and will be posted for purchases within next two weeks, Oct 18-24. SANDRA Knit Trends № 9 and Stella TUTTO MAGLIA № 26 are in stock. A fancy fabric ribbon TECIDO RENDADO TRICO arrived: col 2803 Cheetah with Brown Lace, 2804 Peach & White Flowers on Beige with Peach Lace, 2811 Black Dots on White with White Lace, 2867 Purple & Heather Flowers on Écru with Violet Lace. SABRINA October 2013 and IREN № 5-2013 are in stock.
• October 1-3rd: FILATI Handknitting № 53 are in stock: Lovely fall-winter designs in three different styles from Lana Grossa: lady, casual outdoor, and for-all-occasions. More inventory of Ella Rae PANSIES [100% Cotton] is available for col 05 Nasturtium, 06 Wild Rose, and 08 Garden Poppies.
New in September:
• September 27th: SUSANNA October 2013: casual jackets, light coats, stylish handbags, and haute couture from Russian knitwear designers MODA Knitting № 570 are in stock.
• September 5-13th: a brand-new masterpiece in breathtaking multies from Malabrigo, MECHA [100% Superwash Merino Wool], arrived: col 66 Lavanda, 120 Lotus, 416 Indiecita, 852 Persia, 862 Piedras, 870 Candombe, 876 Orujo, 881 Lluvias; chunky 11 sts / 13 rows, needle size 6 mm, put-up 120 m / 100g. Louisa Harding LUZIA, a fashionable feather-weight faux fur yarn, col 04 Emerald, 07 Otter, 08 Black, LUZIA Books, and a brand new knit lace SENSUAL GEOMETRICO col 351 White and Baby Pink, 354 Peach and Apricot, 359 Dusty Violet and Lilac are in our stock. Ella Rae TOOWOOMBA arrived September 9th: It is a tubular sock yarn dyed in deep and juicy variegated hues, 95 m / 50g, needle size - 4 mm, col 01, 02, 03, 06, 09 are in stock. VERENA Fall 2013 and SABRINA № 9, 2013 will be posted for purchases September 17-18. Exciting news: Brittany Needles has been nominated in Martha Stewart's American Made contest; If you would like to vote (each person can cast six votes a day until September 13th), please follow the link.
New in August:
• August 29th: Fall-Winter 2013 LANG Books are in stock, the most delicate and exquisite Lang's fashion collections ever: Fatto a Mano № 199 Collection, Fatto a Mano № 200 Casual, Fatto a Mano № 201 Colour, Fatto a Mano № 202 Home, Fatto a Mano № 203 Mutzen (Hats). Enjoy!
• August 23-27th: Mondial PELLICIA Lupo, a fashionable faux fur tape (great for trims and making handbags), Mondial TULLE col 250 and 252, FAIT MAIN Tricot Automne 2013, and Mondial Books CAP HUT (IT, EN, GR, SP) are in stock. Fantasies and Mondilamania catalogues should arrive in October.
• August 12-20th: New Lotus Yarns and colours are in stock: Fluffy Baby Camel Handspun in Natural Camel, fingering-weight Pure Mink in Natural White, an exotic handspun blend of Mink and Cashmere, Cashmere Fingering in velvety and slightly dusty hues 04 Taupe, 19 Sky, 29 Evergreen, 35 Dusty Teal, 41 Light Grey, 43 Powder Peach, 47 Ash, 49 Purple Mauve, 53 Dusty Honeydew, Natural Linen - a raw linen yarn suitable for home decor articles and fashion accessories, and more inventory of Mink Handspun. KATIA Books ELEGANCE № 76 (SP, EN), Accessories № 7 (SP, EN), and SUSANNA September 2013 have arrived. BURDA TRICOT Hiver 2013 - stunning and one-of-a-kind, top designers' hand-knitted masterpieces, TENDANCES Tricot № 18 - comfy rustic clothing and accessories worked in soft and calming natural yarns, and crocheted haute couture inspired by Lu Lanne, Nhite, Marc Jacobs, Alice + Olivia, Jen Kao - MODA Knitting № 569 and posted for purchases.
• August 7-9th: A brand new yarn from Noro's Fall 2013 Collection SHIRO [40% Wool, 30% Cashmere, 30% Silk] arrived: col 01 After Eight, 03 Sweet Treat, 08 Zesty Lemon, 09 Iced Blackberry. Noro Books SWEET WINTER are in our inventory: 15 fascinating Claudia Wersing's designs worked in Shiro, Obi and Cyochin. Malabrigo SILKPACA [70% Baby Alpaca, 30% Silk] col 130 Damask and 052 Paris Night, and Malabrigo MERINO WORSTED [100% Kettle Dyed Pure Merino Wool] col 244 Brisa are in stock. All colours of Diamond Luxury Collection Llama Silk [40% Wool, 30% Llama, 30% Silk] have been re-stocked: 222 Paprika, 224 Faun, 226 Olive, 227 Soft Jade, 229 Denim, 230 Blue Sky. New magazines are posted for purchase: IREN № 4: 28 stylish and unconstrained designs, from Lana Grossa and Anny Blatt, knitted and crocheted in different trendy shapes and styles: colour blocks, easy chic, orange inspiration, natural charm, and classic; and SABRINA August 2013 (RU): Casual designs based on a new trend of contrast lengths and/or styles within one piece of clothing - combination of short and long details of a garment, contrast styles - feminine/brutal or playful/calm.
New in June-July:
• July 25-31st: Soft and luxury Diamond BABY LLAMA HEATHER (Fall-Winter 2013 Collection) all colours are in stock: 850 Chocolate, 851 Claret, 852 Forest, 853 Teal, 854 Indigo, 855 Purple. Two brand new yarns from Estelle's Fall-Winter 2013 Collection - ALPACA 60 and ALPACA 33, and Italian casual collection SUSANNA August 2013 are posted for purchases. Stella TUTTO MAGLIA issues № 25 are in our inventory. Noro Ayatori soft pastels 05 and 06 have been re-stocked.
• July 15-19th: A posh collection of crocheted fashion MODA Knitting № 567, exclusive designs in romantic Sky Blue and ethno-style clothing in Shades of Tan and Sunglow - SABRINA July 2013 (RU) are in stock. Ultra soft, velvety to the touch, and naturally lustrous Estelle ALPACA 60 in chunky weight (60 m / 100 g, unit price $13.99CAD) arrived July 19th, all colours: 01 Winter White, 02 Black, 03 Pewter, 04 Mulberry, and 05 Ruby. New organic and rare teas arrived to our Tea Shop: Alishan High Mountain Oolong - rare tea (top 5%), Lime Leaves (Thailand, Bua Yai), Organic Scottish Caramel Pu-erh, Organic Rose Petals, Organic Rooibos Matcha, Organic Pearl River Green, pre-packed in 100 g bags with the original labels Yorkshire Earl Grey and Jasmine With Flowers, and an exclusive - Kenya Silverback White - breathtaking flavor with notes of honey, roasted nuts and Madagascar vanilla. Yummy!
• June 18-24th: A gorgeous, brand new for Fall-Winter 2013 Yorkshire Wool yarn from Baa Ram Ewe TITUS [50% Wensleydale, 20% Bluefaced Leicester, 30% UK Alpaca] in soft undyed Naturals 01 White Rose, 02 Yorkstone, and 08 Coal, is in stock. New colours for Lang Cashmere Premium [100% Premium Cashmere]: col 10 Light Azure, 15 Cocoa, 48 Dusk and 146 Lilac have arrived. Noro Ayatori col 13, 21, 23, 24 are back on our shelves; soft pastels 02, 05, 06 and 12 should arrive in a few weeks.
• June 11-12th: A brand new yarn, MERINO ALPACA, from Diamond Fall-Winter 2013 Luxury Collection is in stock: super soft Naturals 1000 Écru, 1001 Sand, 1003 Pebble, 1004 Chocolate; fiber composition - 70/30 blend of Merino Wool and Alpaca Superfine, aran weight (18 sts / 24 rows), needle size - 5mm (US8), put-up 93 m / 50 g, super soft, dehaired, eco. Malabrigo Merino Worsted col 51 VAA is available. Aslan Trends Royal Alpaca [100% Dehiared Royal Alpaca] has been re-stocked: Natural col 18 Grey, 22 Chocolate, 37 Bone, 402 Cocoa, 158 Coal, and 7443 Curry are in our inventory and will be posted for purchases by end of July.
• June 4-7th: Araucania Lontué, a fingering-weight cottoline, col 06 Denim Combo and 07 Fire Fly Combo have been re-stocked. FAIT MAIN Tricot Été 2013, IREN № 3 /2013, and SABRINA June 2013 (RU) arrived. Orkney Angora LANGAMAY is in stock: An ultra soft 70/30 double-knit blend of lambswool and Mongolian cashmere, col 000 Undyed Natural White and a monochrome col 109 Shades of Black and White arrived June 7th and will be posted for purchases next week, June 10-12th. Our Fall-Winter 2013-2014 Yarn Collection is available for preview. Note: We now accept certified cheques in US Funds.
New in April-May:
• May 24-28th: Estelle Piccadilly col 01 Black & White, 03 Iridescent Moss, 04 Peach Brandy have been restocked. FAIT MAIN HS Crochet № 7 Été 2013, Filati Handknitting № 52 Summer Ideas, VERENA № 2, Summer 2013, SUSANNA June-July 2013, SABRINA № 5 /2013, and MODA Knitting № 566 arrived and posted for purchases.
• May 7th: New publications are in stock: SANDRA TRICOT Été 2013 (FR), and TENDANCES Tricot № 17 (FR). Our Fall-Winter 2013-2014 Yarn Collection is available for preview. New varieties of premium teas from The Metropolian Tea Company are expected in June.
• April 15-22nd: May 2013 issues of SUSANNA Magazine (RU), Stella TUTTO MAGLIA (IT) № 24, BURDA Special Issue VERENA Hand Knitting Spring-Summer 2013 (RU), and SABRINA № 4, 2013 (RU) are in stock.
* The Artful Teapot, April 19 - May 15: The Gardiner Shop at Toronto's Gardiner Museum is exploring all things tea-related in a retail exhibition featuring original tea pots, cups and sets. Prices range from $15 to $1,400.
• April 2-8th: New colours are in stock: col 203 Hawaiian Orchids of Lanas Katia crochet cotton Jaipur and three new colours of Malabrigo Silkpaca: col 009 Polar Morn, 035 Frank Ochra and 412 Teal Feather. New Spring-Summer 2013 publications arrrived: Filati Handknitting № 51 Home - sixties de luxe in bright colours and sensual spice tones or a hot/cold mix with pop-art appeal, SANDRA Knit Trends № 8 - designer patterns to knit-up, Fait Main Tricot Printemps 2013 and Fait Main Tricot Accessoires № 6 (FR) - designer high fashion knits from top European yarn manufacturers, IREN № 2/2013 - fashionable knits from Anne Blatt and Lana Grossa, and haute couture for advanced crocheters and designers - MODA Knitting № 565 and № 563. More inventory of Katia Angora 100 col 01 Snow is available.
New in March:
• March 25th: A new colour 1221 Lilac Water and more inventory of all colours (1178, 1218, 1223, 1311, 1312) of Grignasco Jguazú arrived. Books Knit Noro, 30 Designs in Living Color, are back in stock: A collection of pullovers, cardigans, vests, tunics, shawls, scarves, hats, gloves, socks and afghans created by twenty-six top knitwear designers.
• March 18-19th: A brand new yarn Jguazú from Grignasco Spring-Summer 2013 Collection is in stock, col 1178 Tangerine Zest, 1218 Champagne, 1223 Nil, 1311 Peach Champagne, 1312 Heather: It is an ultra soft linen yarn spun from a blend of flax with Mulberry silk and bamboo viscose in soft solids with slight matte appearance or mottled-effect colours. Finnish Raccoon Fur pompoms col 04, 05, 07, and more inventory of Fox Fur pompoms col 02, 05, 07 arrived March 19th. A brand new publication - a special issue VERENA Kids Spring-Summer 2013, and SUSANNA April 2013 are in stock.
• March 11-12th: Two new, Spring 2013 colours arrived for Lang Sol Dégradé: col 62 Rose Rhapsody and 46 Alexandrite. More inventory of Lang Sol Luxe for all in-stock colours is available. A new colour 113 Smoky Rose of Estelle Cloud Cotton [100% Organic Peruvian Pima Cotton] is in stock. New items arrived to our Tea Shop: A new variety of a Natural estate tea from Nepal - Jun Chiyabari TGFOP, more supply of Freeze Dried fruits (Raspberry, Peach, Apricot) and Air Dry fruit pieces (Apple, Banana, Papaya, Pineapple), new Organic Herbal teas: tea coins Lavender Respond and Tibet Wild Lavender blossoms, more supply of Honeybush and Mekong Cinnamon is available.
• March 8th: Louisa Harding Mila - a beautiful lamé-effect combed cotton dyed in exciting and bright, juicy summer colours: col 03 Lime, 04 Mimosa, 06 Sapphire (Pink lurex), 09 Clementine, 10 Fuchsia, Louisa Harding Books MILA, and Mulberry Hand Beaded [ 60% Mulberry Silk, 33% Glass Beads, 7% Polyester] col 4 Rose (Pink Heather) are in stock. More inventory of Diamond Folie is available for col 101 Roses and 103 Poppies & Pansies.
• March 1-6th: A brand new yarn and Spring-Summer 2013 books from Lang are in stock: Sol Luxe - an equivalent in design and similar in composition to Sol Dégradé, but dyed in soft, dusty and shiny evening pastels: col 04 Black, 24 Fog Grey, 35 Denim, 68 Smoky Taupe, 80 Mulberry; Lang Books № 197 Spring Collection and № 198 Summer Collection; Lang Cashmere Premium has been re-stocked: col 05 Graphite, 22 Taupe, 64 Terracotta, 66 Raspberry, 134 Navy; Splendid, neat, elegant and creative classic and casual aran designs by Sue Batley-Kyle - King Cole Aran Books are available for purchases.
New in February:
• February 22nd: BURDA Tricot Printemps 2013 issues are in stock: An informal collection of retro designs from 50s to 90s in stylish up-to-date shapes, with elements of minimalism and abstract motifs. Finnish Raccoon Fur pompoms, col 08 Light Grey with Black Speckles arrived; the rest inventory is expected by mid-March.
• February 5-12th: A few new yarns from the Katia's Spring 2013 Collection arrived: Guadalupe - a fashionable lace tape yarn, col 102 Café Latte, 103 Sunglow, 105 Denim, 106 Black, and pure mercerized crochet cotton Jaipur dyed in sophisticated muted hues, col 200 Fancy Sapphire, 202 Rose Quartz, 207 Cornelian, 208 Agate Slice, 209 Smoky Crystal are in stock. This yarn (Jaipur) has been designed to achieve a new special effect: a colour cycle depends on the width of a knitted piece, with the variation in colour being greater or lesser inversely in proportion to the width. New, Spring 2013 colours are available for Katia Malindi: col 16 Tea Rose and col 17 Sunshine Print; and Katia Azahar: col 54 Denim & White. Stylish and exclusive designs from Anny Blatt and Lana Grossa - IREN № 1 /2013 are in stock. Brand new, Spring 2013 KATIA Books arrived February 6: Kids № 65, Casual № 73, City № 74 - refreshingly creative and fantasy ideas for Spring and Summer. Susanna Magazine March 2013 issues and VERENA Spring 2013 are in our inventory. More inventory of SABRINA Fashion Knits № 4 and № 5 is available. Two new varieties of teas are posted for purchases in our Tea Shop: Narcissus Oolong - sweet notes of light floral with mild fullness reminiscent of Pondicherry red pepper!; and Organic Sleepy Mint - a soothing, before-bed beverage: the camomile will calm you and the mint will stimulate beautiful dreams.
Note: A new, economy-rate shipping service Canada Post Tracked Packet is available for United States and International customers: accepted weight - up to 1kg for US shipments and up to 2kg for International packages, delivery takes 7-9 business days.
New in January:
• January 24-28th: An elegant faux mink yarn Lanas Stop Visón (plush/pile length - 1cm) is in stock: col 505 Charcoal, 700 Speckled Silver (Black Specks), 710 Opulent White (white plush/black core). A new colour 701 White Pearl of Lanas Stop Lynx and more supply for col 101, 111, 504 are available. Two new handpainted colours, 102 Bee Balm and 107 Nectarine, and more inventory of Aurora Handpaints in col 101, 104, 106, 109, 110, 112 arrived January 28. Malabrigo Books № 4 are in stock: the book features 18 patterns created by 11 designers and Malabrigo yarns: Arroyo, Rios, Silky, Rasta, Worsted, Silkpaca and other qualities. Tendances Tricot № 16 (FR) arrived. New styles of baghandles (Abaca, wood with encrusted shell, metal frames) will be posted as soon as possible.
• January 7-17th: More supply of Pewter clasps, styles 65 Kari, 70 Valle, 104 Sissel, and 128 Drage, is available. Malabrigo Silkpaca col 850 Archangel, 853 Abril, 866 Arco Iris are in stock. Katia Ronda col 201 Chocolate Biscuit with Taupe edge has been restocked, col 207 Grape with Heather edge arrived Jan 16. Susanna February 2013 issues are in stock. * Notice: Canada Post Postal Prices have been updated and increased effective January 14th, 2013.
New in December:
• December 11-14th: Lanas Stop Books Complementos № 118 (Accessories) and Susanna January 2013 issues are in stock. More inventory of Lang Yak in col 60 Rufous, 66 Raspberry, 79 Mottled Teal, and a new colour 48 Dusty Heather arrived. More inventory of Lang Sol Dégradé col 70 Spirit is available. Colours 20 Tundra and 22 Côte d'Azur of Araucania Ruca Multi [100% Sugarcane Viscose] are in stock. More inventory of col 704 and two new colours arrived for Cascade Eco Duo: col 701 Crème Brûlée Twist and 705 Black & White Twist. A new version of very convenient, well-constructed, and reasonably priced plastic Yarn Ball Winders arrived and will posted in January. Magazines MODA Knitting № 562 (RU) are in stock.
• December 3-5th: More inventory of Eco Duo, col 706 Grey Taupe arrived. New items are available in our Gift Shop: Cardigan Mugs, 5 colours: Porcelain mugs with knitted cosies and large wooden buttons. Winter 2012-2013 issues of Burda Tricot, Fialti Handknitting № 50 Home & Gifts, Sabrina Fashion Knits № 5, IREN № 6 2012, and a new publication Tendances Tricot № 15 are in stock. New loose teas have arrived to our Tea Shop: Organic Sleepy Mint (herbal) and Narcissus Oolong Big Flower Grade 1 - one of Fujian Province's finest exports.
New in November:
• November 19-27th: Lanas Stop Angora col 404 Blue Ice, 500 Light Grey, 701 Snow, Lanas Stop Lynx [Synthetic Lynx Fur Yarn: 82% Viscose, 18% Polyamide] col 101 Speckled Black, 111 White, 504 Speckled Charcoal, 704 Sand, and Lanas Stop Books № 115 Colección Fur, Hand Knitting № 116 are in stock. A new knit fabric ribbon Estelle Piccadilly arrived November 23rd: col 01 Black & White, 03 Iridescent Moss, 04 Peach Brandy. More inventory of Eco Duo in col 706 Grey Taupe is available.
• November 12-16th: New colous of Lang Mia are in stock: 70 Charcoal, 28 Coral, 60 Crimson, 75 Burnt Sienna, and 96 Taupe. A new colour of Estelle Eco Alpaca, col 937 Nougat, and more inventory of col 21(935) Sand are available. Moda Knitting № 561 Hats arrived.
• November 6th: More inventory of Burda Tricot Printemps 2012 and French edition of Sandra Magazine Juillet-Août 2012 issues are available.