NEW iTEMS, NEWS, UPDATES
New in June-July:
• July 12-17th: A new colour is available for Diamond TROPICALIA [55% Cotton, 45% Viscose] - col 8990 Black. MODA Knitting № 610 are in stock. Notions: a new compact cutter-scissors Diamond's Own are in our inventory. The following items are expected on July 24-25th: Lotus BAMBOO DK [100% Organic Bamboo Viscose]: col 01 White, 02 Black, 03 Sky, 04 Light Grey, 05 Frozen Strawberries, 14 Sapphire; Lotus ANGORA HANDSPUN in Natural White& and a brand-new Handspun yarn Lotus COTTON HANDSPUN in Natural White. New colours for Diamond PURE SUPERKID - 1515 Cinnamon, 1521 Cerulean and 1522 Grape will be available July 24-27th. Two new colours for Lang ANGORA [70% French Angora, 30% Merino extrafine], col 26 Beige and 72 Mint, should also arrive within next two-three weeks.
* Arrivals in August: New colours for natural ONION Yarns: MOHAIR + WOOL, CAMEL + MERINO and NETTLE SOCK YARN; BRITTANY Crochet Hooks large sizes, Fil Katia ANGORA 100 col 08 Baby Pink, 10 Lemon, and Diamond HIGHLANDER will be re-stocked. Note: Please be advised, Super 10 Butterfly Mercerized Cotton is now distributed by Diamond Yarns, and print colours will be re-stocked by mid-August.
• June 10-23rd: Brand new items are in stock - NETTLE SOCK YARN [70% Superwash Wool, 30% Nettle Fiber] - 100% Natural, with NO nylon for your tired feet: 185m per 50g, needle size - 2.5mm, col 1007 Dusty Lavender, 1014 Pistachio, 1023 Fig, 1026 Amethyst; Natural blend of CAMEL + WOOL [30% Camel, 70% Merino extrafine] 110m per 50g, needle size - 4.5mm, col 901 Beige, 909 Camel, 915 Chocolate; Everybody's favourite classic chunky mohair - MOHAIR + WOOL [50% Mohair, 50% Merino extrafine] 150m per 50g, needle size - 5mm, col 303 Pewter, 319 Vintage Rose, 326 Burgundy; Let your body breathe in winter - ORGANIC WOOL + NETTLES [70% Organic Wool, 30% Nettle Fiber] 130m per 50g, needle size - 4mm, col 806 Cedar, 8131 Peony, 817 Fawn, 823 Citrus, 819 Amethyst, 834 Cognac. VERENA Summer 2017 and MODA Knitting №609 arrived June 23rd.
New in April-May:
• May 23-26th: A classic cotton-viscose blend Diamond TROPICALIA [55% Cotton, 45% Viscose] is in stock: 224m per 100g, needle size - 4 mm, col 2550 Navy, 2829 Sapphire, 5398 Forest, 5556 Jade, 6313 Amethyst, 7136 Terracotta, 7371 Burnt Orange, 8001 Opulent White, 8473 Silver. New in our Tea House: 'Pure Land' teas are in stock - Nepal ILAM TGFOP and Nepal JUNCHI GREEN. New varieties of deluxe natural and certified organic teas from Kenya and India Estates are available: Kenya MILIMA, Kenya KOSABEI TGFOP (re-stock) and ORGANIC ASSAM TGFOP. Please order in our Specialty Items ».
• May 16th: Diamond CARAVAN [40% Linen, 32% Cotton, 18% Nettle Fiber, 10% Silk] is in stock: approx 125m per 50g, double knit, col 01 Opulent White, 05 Grey Pearl, 06 Lime Popsicle, 07 Jade, 11 Denim, 13 Burgundy. Diamond Caravan Leaflets№ 1581 and Pure Organic Leaflets № 1605-06 are available.
• May 8-10th: Two brand-new colours of Diamond MULBERRY LINEN [50% Alpaca, 25% Mulberry Silk, 25% Linen], col 13 Lilac Mist and 14 Silver, are in stock. A brand-new Modial yarn arrived: COTTON SOFT BIO [100% ICEA Certified Organic Cotton] - needle size - 2.5-3mm, 180m per 50g, 28 sts / 33 rows, *ultra soft and velvety*, col 100 Opulent White, 173 Cedar, 174 Wine, 175 Copper, 176 Cream, 177 Silver Grey. A new colour is available for Diamond PURE SUPERKID [100% Superkid Mohair]: col 1525 - Espresso Bongo. A brand-new colour is also available for Mirasol SULKA LEGATO - col 33 APRICOT. A brand-new Certified Organic by IMO-CH (GOTS) wool/cotton blend is in stock: Diamond PURE ORGANIC [55% Certified Organic Merino extrafine, 45% Certified Organic Cotton], need size - 3mm, 230m per 50g ball, 30 sts / 44 rows, col 38 Blue Teal, 39 Evergreen, 46 Lavender, 76 Mulberry, 79 Marine, 83 Wine, 91 Cranberry, 99 Navy.
• April 25th - May 3rd: A new Diamond Yarns is in stock: LAMBSWOOL & COTTON [55% Lambswool, 45% Cotton] - a great breathable everyday yarn for everybody. A gorgeous single filament yarn Manos del Uruguay CLARA [100% Superwash Merino Wool] has been re-stocked: 07 Lace Agate, 10 Azafran, 16 Mithril, 18 Hortensia. KNITWEAR BOUTIQUE: Handpainted WATERCOLOUR RECTANGULAR SHAWLETTE [Fiber content: 100% Brushed Mohair] is ready for purchases.
• April 12-20th: New books are in our inventory: Alice Starmore's CHARTS FOR COLOR KNITTING (new and expended edition), Nancy Marchant' KNITTING FRESH BRIOCHE (Creating Two-Color Twists & Turns), Melissa Leapman's 6000+ PULLOVER POSSIBILITIES (Interchangeable Options for Custom Knitted Sweaters). A few colours of Manos del Uruguay SILK BLEND SPACE-DYED have been re-stocked: 3104 Prerie, 3120 Olivewood, and 3311 Arctic Shadow. Diamond ECSTASY [100% Superfine Merino Wool, Polar weight] and hand-dyed by Uruguayan artisans Manos del Uruguay MARINA LACE [100% Superwash Merino Wool] are posted for purchases.
New in February-March:
• March 22-27th: PEWTER CLASPS styles 40 Gry, 55 Ragnhild, 65 Kari, 80 Bjorg, 128 Drage, and 138 Saga have been re-stocked. Mirasol NUNA FINA [40% Merino Wool, 40% Silk, 20% Bamboo Viscose] col 4008 Foggy has been re-stocked. A new book of Natural Dyeing arrived: Jenny Dea's WILD COLOR.
• March 15-16th: A brand-new for this season, Estelle SURI ALPACA [74% Brushed Suri, 22% Merino extrafine, 4% Polyamide] 130m per 50g, col: 01 Natural, 03 Light Grey, 04 Smoke and 06 Indigo are in stock - a great lanolin-free fluffy substitute if you are mohair sensitive! Estelle ALPACA-MERINO CHUNKY [60% Superfine Alpaca, 40% Merino Wool] col 204 Wine, 214 Cobalt, 215 Fawn Beige Heather, 219 Teal, 221 Light Grey and Diamond ECSTASY [100% Merino Wool] - a polar-weight twist of 2 singles, col 131 Natural and 133 Smoke are in stock.
• March 8-13th: Estelle ECO ALPACA [100% Suprefine Undyed Alpaca] col 12(931) Fawn Grey has been re-stocked. New colours are available for Mirasol UMINA [50% Royal Alpaca, 50% Merino extrafine]: col 1013 Turquoise Heather and BRE TITUS [50% Wensleydale Longwool, 20% Bluefaced Licester, 30% UK Alpaca]: col 022 Heathcliff. Mirasol UMINA col 1009 Sandalwood has been re-stocked.
• February 19-24th: Fil Katia ANGORA 100 col 01 Opulent White and 02 Black have been re-stocked. Lang Books № 238 URBAN, FaM № 243 URBAN, and VERENA № 1-2017 arrived. ** Please be advised: Our address for mail has been changed.**
New in November /16 - January /17:
• November 1-5th: Estelle ECO ALPACA [100% Peruvian Alpaca Undyed] col 21(935) Sand and Diamond MULBERRY LINEN [50% Alpaca, 25% Mulberry Silk, 25% Linen] col 02 Natural have been re-stocked. * Notice: There will be a disruption in our sales and service from Nov 5th/16 to Feb 28th /17. Best wishes for a safe & happy holidays, and prosperous New 2017 Year!
New in September-October:
• October 24th: ELSNESS DK [80% Dehaired German Angora, 20% Lambswool] and UMIÑA are available for purchases. New items in our Boutique: 2 pc Set FROSTED SCARF AND HAT is ready for purchases.
• October 10-14th: Polar-weight (15mm needle) Diamond ECSTASY [100% Superfine Merino] col 131 Cream and 135 Graphite are in our inventory. Please find our NOV-DEC 2016 Price List here »
• September 12th: A brand-new luxury Diamond LLAMA SOFT [100% Baby Llama] arrived: natural col 01 Natural White, 02 Fawn Beige, 03 Toffee, 06 Bark Brown, 07 Graphite. Note: New in-stock items, which are still waiting to be posted - /coming soon on our website: hand-painted art single pointed needles, abaca plant and wooden with encrusted shell baghandles, new colours for vegan leather baghandles, floral handbag charms, lots of new deluxe and organic teas.
New in July-August:
• August 23-30th: Mirasol UMIÑA [50% Royal Alpaca, 50% Merino extrafine], a new yarn for Fall-Winter 2016, is in stock: col 1002 Misty Morning, 1004 Slate (Dark Grey), 1006 Plum Pie, 1009 Sandalwood. Malabrigo AQUARELLA [100% Hand Dyed Pure Merino Wool] has been added to our sale bin. MODA Knitting № 599 and № 600 are in our inventory. Malabrigo MORA [100% Mulberyy Silk] is available for purchases.
• August 3-14th: Lang Books FaM № 235 FOLK KNITS are in stock. MODA Knitting № 595 Collection arrived. Our inventory of Grignasco JGUAZU [40% Linen, 40% Bamboo, 20% Silk] has been updated. A new color is available for Mirasol SULKA LEGATO [ 60% Merino Wool, 20% Alpaca, 20% Silk] : col 26 Lemon. META SCARF [fiber content: 100% Superfine Alpaca + Alpaca-Silk blend], a new item in our Knitwear Boutique, is ready for purchases. A new organic variety of artisan green tea has been added to our Tea House's inventory: Organic Lu Mu Dan Wheel.
• July 19th, FYI: The Sensation Swing is launched in Amsterdam: A'DAM LOOKOUT » Now you can swing "at 100 meters above the ground with Amsterdam under your feet"!
• July 7-11th: Manos del Uruguay MARINA [100% Superwash Wool ] col 8726 Holy is in stock. SANDRA Magazines № 28-2016 and VERENA № 3 arrived July 11th.
New in May-June:
• June 11-22nd: A brand new style of Mary Frances handmade purses JUZZ CLUB is in stock. WILD FIBERS Magazine Vol 13 Issue 1 has arrived. Our FALL-WINTER 2016-2017 Yarn Collection is available for preview. Note: We are migrating to a new e-Commerce host. To order and pay via INTERAC e-Tranfers (CAD) please submit your order online » or contact Sales@imrsheep.com. Yarn Market News: Iceland facing a knitting wool shortage due to tourist boom - Read more »
• May 25-28th: Summer 2016 publications are in stock: SANDRA Magazine № 27-2016 (FR), SANDRA Striken № 2-2016 (GR), Stricktrends Sommer 2016 (GR). Malabrigo RIOS in col 005 Aniversario and Manos del Uruguay MARINA col 8726 Holy should arrive in June.
• May 11th: A brand new angora yarn in double knit weight Orkney Angora ELSNESS DK [80% German Angora, 20% Lambswool] is in stock: 25g balls and 25/15g balls for Natural White, hand-dyed solids 28 Black, 27 Charcoal, 29 Silver, 33 Dark Olive, 34 Light Olive.
New in April:
• April 25-28th: A new fingering weight yarn Manos del Uruguay MARINA [100% Superwash Wool ] is in our inventory: needle size 2.75 mm, tension: 30-32 sts / 38-40 rows, hand-dyed col 0036 Lavanda, 7165 Shantung, 9294 Fresias, 9952 Calypso. Update: now orders over $100 are supplied with free Tea Samples. Enjoy your knitting time with a complementary cup of premium tea from our Tea House!
• April 7-19th: Orkney Angora AURORA [70% Angora, 30% Lambswool] arrived: solid col 03 Heather, 04 Jade, 18 Yarrow , 21 Wild Rose, 23 Aquamarine, 25 Taupe. A new 2016 colour is available for Malabrigo RIOS [100% Merino Superwash Wool Hand Dyed]: col 846 Winter Lake: Muted hues of Winter Sky, Rainy Cloud, Warm Medium Grey, Light Grey, Pale Lavender, and Pale Elderberry. SUMMER 2016 issues of FILATI Handknitting, ANNA Tricots, VERENA, MODA Knitting, and BURDA TRICOT are in stock.
New in February-March:
• March 23-30th: A new colour is available for Manos GLORIA [100% Merino Superwash Wool Hand Dyed]: col 9644 Chrysanthemum. New Specialty Items are in stock: floral handbag charms, amigo coin wallets, long wallets, and mini crossbodies.
• March 7-18th: Malabrigo MERINO WORSTED col 030 Purple Mystery and 034 Orchid have been re-stocked. Cascade ALPACA LACE [100% Baby Alpaca] is back to our inventory: col 1405 Natural, 1413 Silver Heather, 1415 Antique Ruby Heather, 1418 Marine Heather, 1440 Moutarde, 1442 Bluestone. New publications arrived March 17th: FAIT MAIN Printemps 2016, FAIT MAIN Accessories 2016, SANDRA Magazine № 26 (FR), FILATI Handknitting HOME № 63, MODA Knitting № 590 Ponchos and Shawls. A brand new certified organic cotton Sesia BIO 3 [100% Organic Cotton] in 4 eco colours arrived March 10th: col 4423 Taupe Damask, 460 Light Grey Heather, 668 Silver, 910 White Suede.
• February 17-26th: BRE TITUS [50% Wensleydale Longwool, 20% Bluefaced Leicester, 30% British Alpaca] has been re-stocked: col 007 Aire, 009 Wesley Bob, 015 Endeavour. Spring 2016 Magazines arrived: BURDA TRICOT Printemps 2016, STRICK TRENDS Früling 2016, SANDRA Stricken № 1, 2016, and ANNA Tricots № 10-2016.
• February 4th: A new service is available for residents of Vaughan: Home / Office delivery can be arranged for orders over $200, please request ». TEA HOUSE: New varieties of teas and tea spices are in stock: Bohemian Raspberry Green, 1000 Day Flower blooming tea, Frosty Plum Spice Flavoured Black, Organic Jas'vert Wellness Green, Chocolate Mint Rooibos, Decaf Peach Apricot Black, and new tea spices: Cornflower and Red Cornflower Petals, Honeysuckle Petals, Organic Lemon Verbena, Lily Petals, Jasmine and Mallow Flowers, Red Plum Petals, Lemon - Orange Pieces 1/4 Cut, and brand-new packaging envelopes! And of course, naturally Blue colored tea - Blue Suede Shoes Flavored Green: the content of Butterfly Blue Pea Flowers makes the infusion naturally Blue coloured with the notes of sweet vanilla custard.
New in December-January:
• January 13-18th: Lang Books № 231 COLLECTION Spring-Summer 2016, and SANDRA Magazine 25-2016(FR) arrived. More supply of FATTO A MANO № 205 Collection is available. Louisa Harding LUZIA col 07 Otter, 10 Chinchilla, 15 Red Fox have been re-stocked. Faux Fox Fur Pompoms 13 cm in diameter col 06 Black and 13 Aubergine are in our inventory. Faux Fox Fur Pompoms 10 cm in diameter col 02 Otter and 03 Mink have been re-stocked, and a new colour 19 Powder Blush is available.
• December 15-23rd: Lang CASHMERE CLASSIC [100% Premium Cashmere] col 33 Mimosa and 65 Fuchsia are in stock. New publications arrived: BURDA TRICOT Hiver 2015, ANNA TRICOTS № 9-2015, VERENA Winter 2015, MODA Knitting № 592. A new item is available in our Knitwear Boutique: SILKY ALPACA SCARF-WRAP.
• December 2-8th: BRITTANY needles and crochet hooks have been re-stocked: Single points 14" 12 mm, 15 mm, 20 mm, double points 5" 3 mm, and crochet hooks 9 mm. A new style of pewter buttons (large) is in stock: № 127 AASE 27 mm diam. TOFT CHUNKY [100% Organic Falkland Merino Wool] is posted for purchases. Fil KATIA Débutantes No. 4-2015 (FR, NL) is in our inventory. New items and re-stock arrived to our TEA HOUSE: Organic Sencha Akaike and Organic Slimming Oolong in pyramid tea bags, Organic Chunmee Green №1, Angel's Dream Flavoured Black, Bourbon Street Vanilla Rooibos, Strawberry Tingle Rooibos, Almond Amaretto Rooibos, Rose Tea, and Icewine Black in souvenir tins. Special Holiday prices are available for LOTUS YARNS. Happy Holidays!
New in October-November:
• November 20-30th: TOFT CHUNKY [100% Organic Falkland Merino Wool] is in stock: col Cream, Silver, Steel, Charcoal. Re-stock for Mary Frances HANDBAGS Ambrosia and Pretty Bird arrived Nov 26th. New publications have been posted for purchased: SANDRA Magazine № 24-2015: Gorgeous and outstanding collection of trendy designs in casual shapes,soft voluminous yarns, exotic melange colourways, feather-weight faux fur, unexpected yarn mixes, casual knits for outdoor; SANDRA Stricken № 4-2015: Crocheted inserts, layered knits, XL-stitch lace accent pullovers, elegant faux fur accessories and clothing, creative coats, trendy purl-stitch jackets and pullovers. Smashing! MODA Knitting № 591: exclusive boho crochet, folk outwear and accessories, knitted patchwork dresses and jackets, designs in woven fabric imitation; FAIT MAIN TRICOT Hiver 2015: best hand-knitted fashion designs for the Winter 2015-2016 from European yarn manufacturers.
• November 10-14th: Lang YAK [50% Yak Wool, 50% Merino extrafine] col 66 Raspberry has been re-stocked. More supply is available for Estelle ALPACA 60 [100% Alpaca Superfine] col 301 Winter White and 303 Pewter, and BIG ALPACA BULKY [50% Alpaca Superfine, 50% Highland Wool] col 01 Natural Off White, 11 Light Grey and 12 Winter Fog. New publications are in stock: SANDRA 24-2015 (FR), SANDRA Stricken № 4, 2015(GR), and FAIT MAIN Tricot Hiver 2015 arrived Nov 13th.
• October 27th - November 4th: Lana Grossa SOLOCASHMERE 110 [100% Premium Cashmere] col 117 Taupe has been re-stocked. FILATI Handknitting № 56 (EN), Lang Books № 223 BABY, and a new publication BURDA Créatif 2015 (FR) arrived. A new item is posted for purchases in our Knitwear Boutique: KHAKI SHOULDERETTE-SCARF. New styles of Mary Frances HANDBAGS arrived November 4th: Fan Out and Good Jeans Mini; Lady Bug and High Contrast Mini have been re-stocked.
• October 7-20th: STRICK TRENDS № 4, Winter 2015 (GR), ANNA Tricots № 8-2015 (FR), Fil KATIA Books CONCEPT № 1, 2015 (SP, EN) and ACCESSORIES № 9 are in stock. A new colour is available for Lang ASIA [70% Mulberry Silk, 30% Yak Down Hair]: col 13 Dijon. Manos del Uruguay GLORIA [100% Superwash Merino Wool] arrived: 200 m x 100g hank, needle size 5 mm semi-solids and paints: col 2178, 2198, 2419, 2463, 2622, 5057, 6434, 6878, 8543, 9624. Brand new Leaflets from Rico Designs are available: № 346 Cardigan and Hat, № 356 Cable Sweater, № 365 Jacket and Hat, № 367 Pullover and Scarf, № 373 Coat, № 374 Sweater and Snood-Muff.
New in August-September:
• September 4-14th: Malabrigo AQUARELLA [100% Hand Dyed Pure Merino Wool] col 10 Maldo and 13 Arapey have been re-stocked. Fall-Winter 2015 magazines and yarn manufacturers' books are in stock: Lang Books FaM № 225 URBAN and FaM № 229 HATS, BURDA TRICOT Automne 2015, STRICK TRENDS Fall 2015 (GR), SANDRA Magazine Septembre 2015 (FR), FAIT MAIN TRICOT Automne 2015, MODA Knitting № 589, IREN № 9 - Fall 2015, VERENA (RU) Fall 2015, and WILD FIBERS Magazine Vol 12 Issue 3 (Fall 2015) /features: Goat Farm in Afghanistan; Galina Khmeleva - The Pushkin of Lace Knitting; A Tangled Web of Russian Goats; Magic Cloth of Bali. A new publication - SANDRA Stricken is in stock. New colours are available for Cascade CLOUD [70% Merino Wool, 30% Baby Alpaca]: col 2112 Milkshake, and for Queensland Collection SAVANNA [66% Mulberry Silk Noil (Raw Silk), 34% Linen]: col 13 Tarragon and 14 Turquoise Glaze. Lang CASHMERE CLASSIC [100% Premium Cashmere] col 25 Navy has been re-stocked. * Note: Prices for Lang Yarns and Lotus Yarns have been updated. Please download our OCTOBER Yarn Price List *PDF here.
FYI Global news, Yarn from gelatin: "Philipp Stössel, a 28-year-old PhD student in Professor Wendelin Stark's Functional Materials Laboratory (FML), presented a new method for obtaining high-quality fibres from gelatine. The method was developed in cooperation with the Advanced Fibers Laboratory at Empa St. Gallen. Stössel was able to spin fibres into a yarn from which textiles can be manufactured." Read more »
• August 4-31st: Lang MOHAIR LUXE LAMÉ [73% Superkid Mohair, 18% Silk, 9% Lurex] col 004 Black has been re-stocked. New colours are available for Lang SOL DÉGRADÉ [100% Combed Cotton]: col 18 Fancy Sapphire, and Lang CASHMERE CLASSIC [100% Premium Cashmere]: col 25 Navy. FATTO A MANO № 205 COLLECTION has been re-stocked. A brand-new yarn from Lang's Fall-Winter 2015-2016 collection - MALOU LUXE [54% Baby Alpaca, 14% Wool, 23% Polyester, 9% Polyamide] arrived August 7th: 115 m /50 g, col 09 Lavender Haze, 25 After Eight, 58 Mint Porcelain, 94 Silver Moon. Fall-Winter 2015-2016 Lang Books are in stock: FATTO A MANO 224 COLLECTION, and № 226 ACCESSORIES / FaM № 225 URBAN, FaM № 229 HATS are expected in September. A few colours of Lang SETA [100% Mulberry Silk] have been re-stocked: col 44 Light Olive, 88 Navy, 180 Burgundy. A brand-new pure Organic Wool is in stock: Borgo de Pazzi STOUT, 300 m / 100g, needle size 5-6 mm, natural melangés 10, 11, 12, 13. A brand-new yarn Diamond Luxury Collection PURE SUPERKID [100% Superkid Mohair] is in stock: 207 m / 50g hank, tension: 24 sts / 28 rows, semi-solid colours: 1501 Fawn, 1502 Silver Guilt, 1503 Mint Mousse, 1504 Ice Blue, 1505 Turquoise Glaze, 1509 Amethyst. A brand-new for Fall-Winter 2015 alpaca yarn is in stock: Estelle BIG ALPACA BULKY [50-50 blend of Baby Alpaca and Highland Wool], 41 m in 100 g hank, needle size 12mm, col 01, 05, 06, 08, 10, 11, 12.
New in June-July:
• July 3-23rd: New colours and re-stock arrived for Orkney Angora SKARA BRAE [100% Dehaired Angora]: col 07 Pink Blush, 17 Aquamarine, 19 Lemon Whip, 25 Oatmeal, 29 Silver, and for LANGAMAY [70% Lambswool, 30% Cashmere]: hand-painted colours 101 Northern Lights, 109 Monochrome, 110 Apricot Toffee. New colours: 2501 Sapphire, 6178 Plum, 9754 Ice Cave, 9893 Desert and re-stock are available for Cascade FIXATION: col 1198 Banana, 2625 Blueberry, 2706 Showcase Teal, 6388 Violet, 8001 Opulent White, 8176 Écru, 9989 Tundra. SANDRA № 22, Août 2015 (FR) are in stock.
• June 23rd-29th: New publications are in stock: ANNA Tricots № 7-2015, SANDRA Knit Trends № 1-2015 (GR), FILATI HOME № 58-59, SANDRA Magazine № 21 (FR), FAIT MAIN TRICOT № 10, Été 2015, STRICK DESIGNER 2014 (GR): Best of Fil Katia. Cascade CLOUD and ECO CLOUD [70% Merino Wool, 30% Baby Alpaca] have been re-stocked: col 1810 Rainy Cloud, 2104 Golden, 2107 Coral, 2111 Black, 2113 Lilac, 2118 Blue Teal, 2124 Green Teal. Re-stock and new colours for Cascade FIXATION [98.3% Cotton, 1.7% Lycra] (solids and spay-dyed) should arrive July 3rd-6th. New teas are expected in our TEA SHOP next week: Peach Apricot Decaf and Niagara Peach Green, Rose Tea will be re-stocked.
• June 15-19th: ALPACA FUR POMPOMS in 4 Natural colours are in stock: White, Black, Light Grey, and Camel - fluffy and featherweight! Fil Katia ANGORA col 03 Off White has been re-stocked. Diamond Luxury Collection BABY ALPACA ARAN [100% Baby Alpaca] is posted for purchases: col 2200 Natural, 2201 Light Grey, 2202 Coal, 2203 Black, 2205 Fawn, 2206 Cocoa, 2207 Teal, 2208 Evergreen, 2209 Cranberry, 2211 Burgundy, 2213 Indigo, 2214 Violet. Lang Books FATTO A MANO № 221 BABY Fall-Winter 2015-2016 arrived.
• June 1-9th: Malabrigo RIOS [100% Superwash Merino Wool] col 43 Plomo has been re-stocked. Lang CASHMERE PREMIUM col 06 Cornflower Blue is in stock. Lotus SILKY YAK is posted for purchases. A new colour arrived for Lang ASIA [70% Silk, 30% Yak Hair]: col 25 Silky Ink. Lang Books № 217 ACCESSORIES, and Fil Katia BASICS № 8 Natural Colours have been re-stocked. New Noro Books are in our inventory: KNIT NORO 1,2,3 SKEINS and NORO LACE. IREN № 6, Summer 2015 arrived June 5th.
New in May:
• May 28th: New for Fall-Winter 2015, Diamond Luxury Collection BABY ALPACA ARAN [100% Baby Alpaca] is in stock: 93 m / 50g skein, needle size 5mm, col 2200, 2201, 2202, 2205, 2206, 2208, 2211, 2212, 2214. Diamond Leaflets № 1566 Baby Alpaca Aran Sleeved Poncho will also be available. VERENA (RU) Summer 2015 and BURDA TRICOT Été 2015 have arrived.
• May 14-22nd: Lang Books FATTO A MANO № 221 BABY Fall-Winter 2015-2016 arrived: fine designs for babies and kids worked in Cashmere Premium, Alpaca Superlight, Merino 120-150-200, Cashmere Lace. Two new colours are available for Diamond MULBERRY LINEN [50% Alpaca, 25% Mulberry Silk, 25% Linen] col 07 Wedgwood Glaze and 10 Blue Ice. Estelle AlPACA 60 [100% Alpaca Superfine] col 309 Teal Powder and 310 Pebble have been re-stocked. Fil Katia JAIPUR [100% Mercerized Combed Cotton] col 202 Rose Quartz, 203 Hawaiian Orchids and 207 Bittersweet have been re-stocked, two new colours for JAIPUR are available: col 211 Berry Milkshake and 212 Spark. A scarf yarn from the Fil Katia Artesania Collection EVITA MERINO [70% Virgin Merino Wool, 30% Synthetic Fur] has also been re-stocked: col 40, 41, 42, 43. MALABRIGO BOOK № 8 IN CENTRAL PARK are in stock. TEA SHOP: ORGANIC SCOTTISH CARAMEL PU-ERH has been re-stocked.
• May 4-11th: Borgo de Pazzi BIO [100% Organic Wool] col 02 Fawn and 03 Taupe have been re-stocked. More supply is available for Estelle AlPACA 60 [100% Alpaca Superfine] col 303 Pewter and 305 Açai. Lang MOHAIR LUXE LAMÉ [73% Superkid Mohair, 18% Silk, 9% Lurex] col 04 Black has been re-stocked. MODA Knitting issues № 585 arrived. Two new styles of wooden buttons are in our inventory. New varietied of green, estate black, and matcha teas are in our TEA SHOP: KENYA GREEN FLAMINGO MATCHA (100% Kenya Natural): Made to Japanese specifications, fine Matcha (10-16 micron) with superb tea flavor, hints of light honey and white flower background, traditionally processed, small batch crafted, 100% natural; ORGANIC PEARL RIVER GREEN: Non fermented, traditionally processed, small batch crafted organic green tea grown without the input of chemical fertilizers or pesticides and herbicide; ORGANIC RUSSIAN CARAVAN: A smoky blend of Chinese and Indian estate black teas!
New in March-April:
• April 28-29th: Four new colours are available for Lang SOL DÉGRADÉ [100% Combed Cotton]: col 21 Waves, 23 Stormy Cloud and 39 Aruba. A brand new yarn LOTUS SILKY YAK UNDYED [50% Silk, 50% Tibetan Yak] in Natural Heather Brown, the re-stock and new colours for TIBETAN YAK HANDSPUN col Natural Brown, Natural Grey, and BABY CAMEL NANDSPUN col Natural Beige, Natural Camel, Natural Beige-Camel Melange arrived April 29th, TIBETAN YAK in Natural Chocolate Brown has been re-stocked. Our FALL-WINTER 2015-2016 Yarn Collection is available for preview.
• April 1-8th: Lana Grossa Books LINEA PURA Spring 2015 (EN) and SOLOCASHMERE 110 [100% Premium Cashmere] col 124 Anthracite and 130 Cognac are in stock. Two new colours are available for Queensland Collection SAVANNA [66% Silk, 34% Linen]: col 09 Mulberry and 12 Quince. Fil Katia JAIPUR [100% Mercerized Combed Cotton] col 202 Rose Quartz and 207 Bittersweet have been re-stocked. 4 colours of Louisa Harding MULBERRY HAND BEADED [60% Mulberry Silk, 33% Glass Beads, 7% Polyester] have been re-stocked: col 01 Pearl White, 14 Black, 31 Sprout, 37 Azure. More supply of Malabrigo SILKPACA [70% Baby Alpaca, 30% Silk] col 130 Damask is available. Note: There is a delay in delivery of some Spring-Summer BURDA Publications (VERENA): might be available end of April.
• March 25-26th: Estelle ECO ANDEAN DK [100% Peruvian Highland Wool] in natural col 001 Natural White, 003 Bark, 004 Fawn, 005 Molasses are in our inventory. FAIT MAIN Tricot Printemps 2015 (№ 9) and FAIT MAIN Tricot ACCESSORIES Printemps 2015 (№ 11) arrived March 26th. WILD FIBERS Magazine Vol 12 Issue 1 (Spring 2015) are in stock, Features: Why Llama is is a true jewel in the camelid family?; Falkland Island sheep; Understanding the Fair Trade world of fibers; How to convert crops into clothing: Think Hemp. Lang SOL DÉGRADÉ [100% Combed Cotton] col 62 Rose Rhapsody has been re-stocked. A new colour arrived for Queensland Collection SAVANNA [66% Silk, 34% Linen]: col 03 Bleached White.
• March 12-19th: A brand-new, exotic blend of Mulberry Silk and Linen SAVANNA [66% Silk, 34% Linen] from Queensland's Spring-Summer 2015 Collection arrived: col 01 Black, 02 Mottled Grey, 04 Ecru, 05 Fawn, 10 Crimson, 11 Burnt Orange. A new Spring-Summer Jenny Watson's Books NORO BOUTIOQUE are in stock. A few colours of Estell CLOUD COTTON [100% Organic Pima Cotton] have been re-stocked: col 107 Leaf, 109 Azure, 112 Crimson, 118 Mint, and 120 Kiwi. More inventory of Malabrigo AQUARELLA [100% Hand Dyed Merino Wool] col 14 Yi is available. Spring 2015 Mirasol SULKA LEGATO Leaflets № 5092 and 5093, IREN Knitting and Crochet Magazine № 3-2015 (RU), and SABRINA March 2015 (RU) arrived. A few colours of Diamond MULBERRY MERINO have been re-stocked: col 1383 Fire Red, 2290 Greige, 2699 Slate, 3161 Frozen Strawberries, 6989 Dusty Olive, 8627 Roasted Almond, 8840 Avocado, 8909 Copper.
• March 2-6th: New colours and re-stock arrived for a few Lang yarns: CASHMERE PREMIUM [ 100% Premium Cashmere] col 05 Graphite Heather has been re-stocked and a new colour, 25 Navy Blue, is available. Three new colours arrived for Lang YAK [50% Yak Wool, 50% Merino extrafine]: col 70 Dusty Coal, 326 Taupe Heather and 405 Taupe Charcoal Twist. Lang ASIA [70% Mulberry Silk, 30% Yak Wool] col 06 Dusty Marine is in stock. IREN Spring 2015 (RU) arrived March 5th. More inventory of Lanas Stop VISÓN col 100 Black is available. TEA SHOP: A new variety of Matcha tea is in our inventory: ORGANIC YERBA MATE GREEN Matcha, 200g packs, country of origin: Brazil, packed in Canada. * Please be advised our prices for Matcha will be increased effective March 15th.
New in January-February:
• February 5-19th: Lang Yarns Spring 2015 BOOKS are in stock: FaM № 216 MADE AUF VEDDEL - Designs by Sibilla Pavenstedt, FaM № 218 COLLECTION, FaM № 220 ASIA. BURDA TRICOT Spring 2015 arrived February 18th. Two new colours are available for Lang CASHMERE CLASSIC: col 03 Light Grey Heather and 96 Almond. A new colour, 18 Blue Moss Heather, arrived for Lang YAK [ 50/50 Yak - Merino Wool]. Malabrigo BABY SILKPACA LACE col 69 Pearl Ten is in stock. The following qualities have been re-stocked: Malabrigo MERINO WORSTED col 017 Pink Frost and 616 Plena, Araucania RUCA MULTI [100% Sugarcane Viscose] col 02 Spring Frost and col 19 Mangosteen, Estelle ECOLOGICAL ALPACA col 16(937) Nougat and 17(938) Cocoa. A new luxury and rare tea PEONY WHITE NEEDLE is available at our Tea Shop. FYI: Peony White Needle Tea is the top grade available and very rare. Hallmarks of very rare white tea: long white needles are covered with furry down and have a very uniform appearance. These are the rules for picking Peony White Needle Tea: Only picked between March 15 and April 10. Not picked on days that may be raining. Not picked if the dew has not dried or if there is frost on the ground. No purple buds allowed and the stems must not be too long or too short. Leaves damaged by wind, handling, insects or partially open are rejected and put into a lower grade. * Update: Please be advised, the volume purchase discount rates will be changed effective March 1, 2015.
• January 2-28th: A brand new, ultra soft exotic from Lang Yarns' Spring 2015 collection - ASIA [70% Silk, 30% Yak] is in stock: 145m /50g ball, 27 sts / 36 rows, needle size 3-3.5 mm, col 59 Rust, 65 Heather, 70 Graphite. A brand new yarn from Noro Spring 2015 collection - KUREOPATORA [100% Wool] arrived: 270m /100g, col 1001, 1005, 1007, 1008, 1009, 1011. SABRINA № 1-2015 (RU) and WILD FIBERS Vol 11 Issue 4 (Winter 2015) arrived January 16th. Crochet-motif MUSTARD SHOULDRETTE will be available for purchases end of February.
New in December:
• December 8-18th: A re-stock and new colours arrived for a few Lang yarns: a new heather colour 333 Denim Heather for Lang YAK and more supply is available for col 39 Dusty Brown, three new colours for Lang MOHAIR LUXE - col 23 Rainy Cloud, 70 Graphite, 248 Antique Rose. More supply is available for Lang CASHMERE PREMIUM col 22 Taupe Heather, and two new colours 21 Sky and 23 Pebble Grey Heather are in our inventory. Our new ePattern/Leaflet № 633 TWIN LAYER SILK-ALPACA LOOP will be posted by the end of the week (Dec 19-20). Three new colours of FAUX FOX FUR POMPOMS are available: col 02 Otter, 03 Mink (Chocolate with Black Speckles) and 10 Aqua. A new style of PEWTER CLASPS 102 SAGA XL is available (11 x 3.5 cm), Pewter Buttons 137 SAGA have been re-stocked. MODA Knitting № 583 arrived: Hand-crocheted from alpaca, wool, cotton, and kid mohair, flower-motifs jackets, dresses, suits, sarafan-dresses, coats, pullovers; and hand-knit jacquard skirts, knit-sewn cardigans, designer hats and other accessoires de mode. VERENA Winter (№ 4) 2014 (RU) and SABRINA № 12-2014 (RU) arrived December 9th. Our Spring-Summer 2015 Yarn Collection can be previewed here.
❆ HAPPY HOLIDAYS!❆
New in November:
• November 27th - December 1st: Malabrigo MERINO WORSTED col 157 AMOROSO is in stock. Malabrigo AQUARELLA col 16 Indiecita has been re-stocked. SUSANNA December 2014 (RU) issues have arrived: latest hand-knitted fashion trends in new shapes and new yarns from Mondial. VERENA № 4 - Winter 2014 (RU)and SABRINA December 2014 are in stock. Tea Shop: Mallow Petals, Mini Rosebuds and Red Plum Petals should arrive by mid-December.
• November 18th: A special issue of BURDA STYLE Knitting Magazine - Handicraft-Knitting Fall-Winter 2014: the most recent knit trends and extravagant home decor ideas; BURDA Tricot Hiver 2014 (№ 8): fashionable designs with the use of rhinestones, beads, and delicate yarns; and a knitters' digest publication FAIT MAIN Tricot Hiver 2014 (№ 8) in a new exciting format are in stock. The following items are expected at the end of November: Jenny Watson's Books NORO BOUTIQUE - exiting hand-made clothing knitted of Noro Silk Garden, Shiro, Obi, Kureon, Janome; Three new colours of Lang MOHAIR LUXE col 23 Silver, 70 Ash, and 248 Rose Mauve should arrive in Nov-Dec.
• November 11th: Orkney Angora INCREDIBLE DK [100% German Angora] col 26 Natural White in 25g balls arrived today. Faux Fur FOX POMPOMS col 01 Opulent White have been re-stocked. FYI: these pompoms can also be used as Christmas ornaments, keychain and handbag charms, and for craft decoration. Our Spring-Summer 2015 Yarn Collection can be previewed here.
• November 1-6th: Lang YAK [50% Yak, 50% Merino extrafine] col 03 Warm Grey has been re-stocked, a new col 39 Dusty Brown is available. Fil Katia SILK-ALPACA [74% Alpaca superfine, 26% Mulberry Silk] col 60 Milkshake is in stock. Louisa Harding Books ETCETERA and MISTER MAGPIE have been re-stocked. SUSANNA November 2014, and SABRINA (RU) November 2014 arrived. A new recipe from our Tea Shop staff, ULTRA ROOIBOS: combine 5-10ml Organic Pearl Green Matcha (or 1 perfect matcha spoon) and 30-50ml of hot water, mix to make a paste-like substance. Top with freshly-brewed Organic Green Rooibos. Enjoy a perfect drinking vitamin-C liquid for long Canadian winter. Our next creation - Jasmine Flavoured Muffins is almost ready; stick around.
New in October:
• October 21-28th: MALABRIGO BOOK № 6 - In Cabo Polonio, MALABRIGO BOOK № 7 - Rasta In Brooklyn, FILATI Handknitting № 55 (EN), FAIT MAIN Tricot Hiver 2014 are in stock. An additional supply is available for FILATI TRICOT № 7 (FR). Wild Fibers Magazine Winter 2014 (Vol 11 Issue 3) arrived Oct 28th. Lana Grossa SOLOCASHMERE 110 [100% Premium Cashmere] col 131 Midnight Indigo has been re-stocked. Natural and precious Noro JANOME [60% Silk, 40% Wool] 4.5mm needles, 150m /50g, col 04, 05, 08, 09, 10 have arrived. A new Halloween recipe from our Tea Shop staff: Organic ZOMBIE FLESH MUFFINS - simply add 30-45 ml of Organic Green Matcha to the organic flour mixture in your recipe, for more effect - put a few pieces of freeze-dried Raspberry between two layers of dough in each backing cup, and voilà! Tip: One fresh raspberry makes more 'bloody' effect; dried Goji berry, Prunes, and Pumpkin seeds can be a delicious extra. New items in our Tea Shop: Coffe-Tea - exotic blends of Puerh-style black tea and ground Arabica coffee beans. Mixed Colours PARTY SCARVES are ready for purchases: Xtralong (3), Medium-Short (8).
• October 8th: Fil Katia GRACE [70% Metal /OT63 Nickel Free, 20% Polyamide, 10% Acrylic] col 70 Charcoal, 74 Black, and GRETA [46% Viscose, 51% Metal /OT63 Nickel Free, 3% Polyamide] col 62 Black have been re-stocked. MODA Knitting № 581 (RU) arrived: fashionable shape-changing wraps that can be easily transformed into a poncho with comfortable sleeve openings or extravagant coat-cardigan; this inspiring collection is complemented with beautiful Shawls (ultra wide, regular-sized, and cropped) - an accent addition to your eveningwear, outwear, or simply stylish mood.
• October 1-3rd: Manos Artesanas DANCING CON LUREX [75% Mohair, 24% Wool, 1% Lurex] col 1312 Dulce has been re-stocked. New varieties of teas and tea accessories are in our Tea Shop inventory: Ethiopian Mocha Pu-erh - an exotic tea with African accent (Black tea Pu-Erh style, Coffee + Butterscotch + Almond pieces, Jasmine petals, Natural flavors), French Vanilla Pu-erh - a tea for vanilla orchid lovers (Black tea Pu-Erh style, Coffee, White chocolate + Butterscotch, Almond pieces, Calendula + Sunflower petals, Natural flavors), Slimming Oolong in pyramid teabags, stainless steel and new colours (Orange and Lemon) of ceramic teapots. Our PLEASANT TALK CARDIGAN MUGS are now available in 10 colours: Black, Forget-me-not, Brown, Burgundy, Orange, Teal, Lemon, Lime, Plum, and Royal Blue. A brand new publication is in stock: FILET HÄKELN (GR) - filet crochet projects for home and Christmas. SABRINA October 2014 (RU) and IREN № 8-2014 arrived.
New in September:
• September 16-26th: Lana Grossa SOLOCASHMERE 110 col 125 Bordeaux and 132 Turquoise have been re-stocked. Two new colours of Fil Katia SILK-ALPACA col 61 Almond Latte and 66 Charcoal Melangé, and a new style of synthetic FOX FUR PPOMPOMS in 5 solid colours arrived: 01 White, 05 Silver, 06 Black, 07 Candy Pink, 08 Coral. A thick-and-thin chunky quality from Lana Grossa OLYMPIA GOLD arrived Sept 26th: col 303, 306, 307, 308, 311; put-up 100m / 100g, needle size: 8-10 mm. Lang Books FATTO A MANO № 211 COLLECTION, VERENA № 3 - Fall 2014, two new books from Lana Grossa: FILATI Tricot (FR) and Lana Grossa Special Issue: ALTA MODA Cashmere & Yak Merino BOOK (EN) are in stock. 3 new styles of SHELL BUTTONS manufactured in Canada arrived Sept 23rd: SUSANNA October 2014 issues are in stock. Our new design PLEASANT TALK CARDIGAN MUG with super insulation for long and pleasant chats is available for special orders. Three more colours of Lana Grossa SOLOCASHMERE 110: 117 Taupe, 125 Bordeaux, 132 Turquoise are expected Sept 25-29.
* Notes, Updates: • Please be advised that further issues of Filati Handknitting might not be available in English language. • Policy update: Please note, sales of handbags are final • Now we supply Teas to Australia, Japan, Sweden, and Hong Kong.
• September 2-12th: BURDA TRICOT № 7, Automne 2014 (FR) and MODA Knitting № 580 have arrived: Beyond imagination and belief, exalted and inspirational designs for Fall. A brand-new yarn with the delightfully silken texture of spun flax and intense colours, Diamond MULBERRY LINEN [50% Alpaca, 25% Mulberry Silk, 25% Linen] is in stock: col 02 Natural, 05 Honeycomb, 06 Rosewood, 08 Aubergine. An exclusive from Fil Katia Fall 2014 collection - SILK-ALPACA, 150m /25g, 4-4.5mm needles or fancy (weight): 64 Cocoa Melangé, 65 Black, 67 Silver Melangé, and KATIA Books CITY № 80 (Fall 2014) are in stock. Latest trends from European yarn manufacturers are posted for purchases: FAIT MAIN Tricot № 7 Automne 2014, SABRINA (RU) September 2014, IREN № 7, 2014 (RU). Ultra warm and cozy, reversible SIMPLY WARM SCARF [65% Baby Llama, 25% Merino Wool, 10% Donegal Nep] is ready for purchases and available in 8 colours on a special order basis. For your Afternoon Tea, we created our new organic recipe Wise Tea Garden Coconut-Oil Super Muffin.
New in August:
• August 5-25th: Organic wool Borgo de Pazzi BIO [100% Organic Wool] in 4 natural colours is in stock: undyed col 01 Eggshell, 02 Fawn, 03 Taupe, 05 Roasted Cocoa. Louisa Harding MULBERRY HAND BEADED col 14 Black, Lana Grossa SOLOCASHMERE 110 col 101 Snow and 108 Light Grey have been re-stocked August 16th. An additional supply of Lang SOL DÉGRADÉ col 79 Bird of Paradise, and Lang MOHAIR LUXE Lamé: col 01 Snow, 04 Black, 23 Silver arrived August 18th. Two new colours are available for Estelle ALPACA 60 [100% Alpaca Superfine]: col 409 Turquoise Water Heather and 410 Pebble Heather. SABRINA August 2014 (RU), SUSANNA September 2014 (RU), and Stephenie Gaustad's book "The Practical Spinner's Guide: Cotton, Flax, Hemp" are in our inventory. BRITTANY Needles/crochet hooks have been re-stocked August 16: SP 4mm 14" and 10", SP 6mm 10", DP 6mm 10" and 7.5mm 10", crochet hooks 4mm, 6.5mm, 7.5mm, 8mm. Norwegian pewter clasps style 134 Tele has been re-stocked as well. New styles of Baghandles and new colours of leather baghandles have arrived. Mirasol AKAPANA (col 1304 Blue Teal, 1306 Rustic Red, 1309 Black, 1314 Holly, 1315 Walnut, 1318 Indigo Blue) and Lanas Stop CHICAGO will be re-stocked end of August. Tea Shop, Update: Please note, our teas and tea spices are now sold pre-packaged in the original manufacturers' nitrogen-flashed and vacuum sealed packs. * Tip: For daily routine stress relief and to curb snack attacks have a cup of organic green tea instead! Plain or mid-night jasmine scented, with cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon, organic chocolate syrup or maple sugar cubes. Sip it slowly, enjoing the cup. If your soul can only be warmed up with a luxury exotic: try ultra rare natural white - plain or with linden (or your favourite) honey.
New in June-July:
• July 21-29th: An additional supply of Estelle CLOUD COTTON [ 100% Organic Pima Cotton] col 110 Sky has arrived. Lang Books № 214 URBAN, № 212 COLOR, and SUSANNA August 2014 are in stock. Our Fall-Winter 2014-2015 Yarn Collection is available for preview.
• July 2-16th: MODA Knitting № 578 have arrived: lace-crochet skirts, flower-motifs sarafan-dresses and summer pullovers, Irish guipure boleros, Tunisian crochet purses with rose motif, a long-sleeved Irish guipure wedding dress in pure White - add colour and make something very special for yourself! SABRINA № 7-2014 (RU) are in stock: super-creative trends from Lang and Lana Grossa.
• June 20-24th: A few colours of Malabrigo SILKPACA [70% Baby Alpaca, 30% Silk] have been re-stocked: col 130 Damask, 850 Archangel, 853 Abril. Linda Cortright's WILD FIBERS Magazines Vol 11 Issue 2 have arrived; articles: Fancy Silks and Secret Agents in Uzbekistan, Does Your Llama Like to Drive?, Remembering the Warmth of the High Himalayas, and more. New items are available for purchases in our Knitwear Boutique: Motif-crochet necklace ROSE VINE and lacy Shawlette-Neckwarmer. Note: From August 1st, our Tea Shop will be specializing in pre-packaged teas only, minimum volume per pack: 100g, 200g, 250g depending on an item and manufacturers' minimum volume supply.
• June 9-18th: Collection of exclusive crocheted fashion and accessories from Russian knitwear designers MODA Knitting № 577 (RU) is in stock: Refined lace designs and patterns inspired by Silver Age for crochet virtuosos; techniques used: Irish lace, coupling lace, filet lace (netting), freeform crochet lace, and knit-crochet techniques. FAIT MAIN Tricot Été 2014 are in stock: 52 best designs from European yarn manufacturers in three styles: Sous le Soleil, Marée haute, Maille Chic, and haute couture summer fashion for kids. Knooking Needles!: "The combination of crocheting and knitting is extremely en vogue at the moment. The special "knooking" needle is a mix (knitting plus crochet hook) of the traditional crochet hook with an eye at the lower end of the needle, where the end yarn is threaded before the actual "knooking" starts. Knooking needles are available in various forms and sizes from Lana Grossa.
New in May:
• May 21-28th: Les looks fleurissent sous le soleil - BURDA Tricot № 6 Été 2014 are in stock: chic seamless and maritime designs in sensual mesh patterns, timeless classic in fresh avantgarde shapes, an exclusive from Anna-Maria Busch: Cropped Asymmetric Filet-Motif Tunic. Vibrant with gentle sheen and easy texture, Louisa Harding MILA [ 91% Cotton, 9% Lurex] col 03 Lime has been re-stocked. ONline Fashion Magazine № 35 Summer 2014 (GR, EN): Florida-Filling designs, timeless and elegant Black & White, Fresh Water maritimers, and Summer in the City casuals; as usually extravagant SUSANNA June-July 2014 and latest European Fashion Trends in VERENA № 2-2014 (RU) have arrived. Lang Spring-Summer 2014 Books № 205 COLLECTION should be available in June. Update, Simply Knitting Magazine (UK): Orkney Angora and welfare assessments » William Sichel got in touch to tell about his Angora Yarn, and to reassure knitters that it can be safely and humanely shorn from the angora rabbits.
• May 9-12th: IREN № 3-2014: Anne Blatt and Lana Grossa latest trends, and SABRINA (RU) May 2014 have arrived: delightful summer designs for all occasions. Malabrigo SILKPACA col 04 Sapphire Green, 30 Purple Mystery and more supply of col 130 Damask are in stock. Please expect an increase in price for a number of Yarns from: Fil Katia (Greta, Grace, Roma, Jaipur), Louisa Harding (Luzia, Mulberry and Mulberry Hand Beaded), Noro (Nadeshiko), Debbie Bliss (Rialto Lace), and Malabrigo Yarns effective May 12th [ PriceList.pdf » ]. Our Fall-Winter 2014-2015 Yarn Collection is available for preview.
New in March-April:
• April 25th: SUSANNA May 2014 are in stock: extravagant designs in ultra-trendy shapes and yarn combinations from Mondial (Italy). More supply is available for Estelle CLOUD COTTON [100% Organic Pima Cotton] col 113 Smoky Rose and 104 Fawn, Lang SOL DÉGRDÉ [100% Combed Cotton Ribbon] col 46 Sugar Plum Fairy Dance and 62 Rose Rhapsody. For admirers of self-flounced yarns, Estelle FRILL SEEKER LIGHT col 804 Nocturnal has been re-stocked.
• April 7-17th: IREN № 2-2014 (RU) are in stock: 27 catwalk trends from European yarn manufacturers, including Lana Grossa, Rowan and Anny Blatt: angora cardigans, Chanel jackets, extravagant XL-stitch pullovers and coats. More supply of Organic Black and CO2 Decaffeinated teas and a few new varieties arrived April 17th: Organic Mango Mango, Organic Cranberry Apple, Decaf Black Currant, Decaf Strawberry, and Organic Scottish Caramel Toffee Pu-erh. Special: "As fusty as knitting may be, the craft is cool again. It's been embraced by just about everyone, from athletes and movie stars to urban hipsters and biology geeks." - How knitting got its groove back » by Matthew Hague, The Globe and Mail.
• March 11-15th: FAIT MAIN HS Tricot Printemps 2014 have arrived: creative Waltz-of-Flowers designs from Rowan, Bergère de France, Schachenmayr, Plassard, Fil Katia and ONline. SUSANNA April 2014 are in stock: beautiful casual capes and long vests. Spring issues of WILD FIBERS Magazine are posted for purchases. Please expect an increase in our prices for yarns effective April 1st.
• March 4-10th: SABRINA (RU) March 2014 issues arrived: romantic designs for Spring in hues of Coral and Rose, transparent lace stitch patterns in Black and Cream, jacquards and cables in soft spring pastel Blue and Spring Bud Green. Mirasol NUNA FINA [40% Merino Wool, 40% Silk, 20% Viscose] is in stock: 300 m / 329 yards per 50 g hank, 18-24 sts / 23-24 rows on 3.25 - 5 mm needle (US 3-8), silken solids 4004 Deepwater, 4005 Amethyst, 4008 Foggy, 4012 Tandoori, 4013 Emerald City, 4015 Lavastone. Note: Our address for mail has been changed.
New in January-February:
• February 20-24th: Noro Books HANAMI, Spring-Summer 2014, are available for purchases: 42 pages, 16 breathtaking designs. Malabrigo Books № 4 have been re-stocked. SUSANNA March 2014 and VERENA № 1-2014 are in our inventory. Note: Due to changes in prices of Canadian wholesale yarn supplies who buy in foreign currencies, our prices might be increased for a number of yarns effective April 1st.
• February 12-14th: Mirasol SULKA LEGATO [60% Merino Wool, 20% Alpaca, 20% Silk] arrived: 250 m / 274 yards per 50 g hank, 28 sts / 40 rows on 2.75 mm needle (US 2) heathers 01 Pearl, 03 Taupe, 04 Camel, 07 Sage, 09 Lilac, 14 Teal. KATIA Books CITY № 78 (SP, EN) and CASUAL № 77 (SP, EN), SUSANNA February 2014, SABRINA February 2014 (RU), and IREN № 1-2014 are in stock.
• February 3-6th: Pewter Clasps styles 65 Kari, 80 Bjorg and 128 Drage have been re-stocked. A Scarf Idea from Irene & Mr. Sheep: Two-Sided Fur Scarf made of 2 faux fur tapes Pilliccia Lupo sewn together /Stay warm! Spring 2014 issues of WILD FIBERS Magazine should arrive end of February. New varieties of Matcha Teas are expected in our Tea Shop in March: Kenya Green Flamingo - superb tea flavor with hints of light honey and white flower background, and Organic Green Yerba Mate Matcha - lightly vegetative with notes of walnut and toast, traditionally processed in Brazil, small batch crafted, 100% natural. A few new varieties of pre-packed teas and wellness Cold BGone will be available.
• January 29-31st: Katia ANGORA col 701 Snow has been re-stocked. Ella Rae TOOWOOMBA Leaflets are in our inventory: reprint Hat Collection, Katoomba Cowl, Lithgow Scarf. BURDA Tricot Printemps 2014 (№ 5) are in stock: a romantic and sunny collection of a blooming Paradise! An additional supply of SANDRA Knit Trends № 8 and 9 (EN) is available. • Note: Since Canadian wholesale yarn supplies who buy in foreign currencies will raise their prices effective January 31st, please expect a possible increase in our prices in April. • Did you know: In Asia, Gynostemma is known as a magical grass, it has a wide range of health-promoting benefits and promotes a sense of peace without being a sedative. The extract of the plant is so sweet in fact that it is used as a natural sweetener in Japan.
• January 3-17th: Lang HOME Magazine № 202 and Books № 209 CASHMERE are in stock. Jenny Watson's Books "NORO CITY GIRL" are back to our inventory. SABRINA (RU) № 1-2014 arrived January 7th. Keep yourself warm and wear naturally insulated angora, cashmere, camelhair, yak down, or simply sheep wool. Tip: wash your ultra warm natural garment with an egg or baby shampoo, or woolwash "no rinse" for long-lasting wearability.
New in November-December:
• December 18-27th: SUSANNA January 2014 are in sock: 2pc suites, pullovers, office skirts and dresses in the most recent trends: patchwork style, jacquards and ethnic intarsias in lovely and feminine hues of Peach, Coral, Fuchsia, and elegant shades of Grey. Louisa Harding Books "KNITS From An ENGLISH ROSE" arrived December 27th. Ella Rae TOOWOOMBA Leaflets (reprint: Hat Collection, Katoomba Cowl, Lithgow Scarf) should arrive in January or will be available in free *.pdfs. Our Classic News archive has been updated: "Once upon a time, deep in a Norwegian forest, a man named Torgeir Berge and his dog Tinni came across a wild animal that would change their lives forever: a fox Berge named Sniffer that grew" to be the dog’s best friend »