The Yarnologue

Giveaway-Painted Sky Yarn and Estelita Hat & Cowl Set

The weather* by me has been swinging between chilly autumn and warm summer days. It really is the season for layers. It is also an excellent time to get busy knitting and crocheting hats and scarves so you’ll be ready… Continue Reading →

Noro Slip Stitch Hat, Again

I finished knitting my second (first?) Noro Slip Stitch Hat in the blink of an eye. Probably because I had already knit the ribbing back in April. That allowed me to go straight to knitting the main body of the… Continue Reading →

Noro Slip Stitch Hat Revisited

According to my observations, based on online and in-person discussions, there are three types of Noro Yarn knitters and crocheters. The first type embraces the “perfect imperfection” of the yarn and allows it to unfurl as it will, trusting that Mr…. Continue Reading →

Araucania Huasco Sock Socks

Well, that blog title sums it up. I finished knitting my socks using the new Araucania brand yarn “Huasco Sock.” My skein is color 1004-Galapagos Martin. I did take them on vacation at the beginning of the month. Socks are… Continue Reading →

Your Local Yarn Store

You hear it every day. It’s so convenient to shop online. One click, you’re done. No need to get dressed or even roll out of bed. Buying yarn online from the comfort of your own home can seem like a… Continue Reading →

Introducing—Queensland Collection Cassowary

No “sneak peek” here because Cassowary is already arriving in yarn shops for your knitting and crocheting pleasure! This new yarn from Queensland Collection brand is a fingering weight 70% Wool, 30% Nylon blend. Cassowary will be a great option… Continue Reading →

Sneak Peek: Noro Tennen–Colors!

“Sneak Peek” probably doesn’t apply in this case because these new colors of Tennen yarn are already arriving in yarn shops. But I’m on a roll with the sneak peek blog titles, so why change now? Noro Tennen yarn was introduced… Continue Reading →

Yarns of Summer

Ah, summer knitting… it’s hard to believe that some people think knitting is an activity reserved for cold weather. As every true knitter knows, knitting and crochet are bona fide year-round activities. In fact, there are some that actually prefer… Continue Reading →

Sneak Peek: Araucania Huasco Sock

Continuing our sneak peeks of new yarns for the Fall/Winter 2017 season, I’d like to introduce you to Araucania brand “Huasco Sock”. If you follow us on Instagram, you know I’ve been enchanted with this skein of yarn for a… Continue Reading →

Noro Slipped-Stitch Hat & New Silk Garden Sock Colors

And we’re back! People have been asking what happened to the blog and the email newsletter. I’m flattered! We were getting inundated with spam comments 🙁 , which made our webmaster concerned about security. Since it was happening while he… Continue Reading →

Selina Cardigan KAL: Left Front Shaping

I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’m really zooming along with my Selina Cardigan so far. Last night I reached the point where it was time to start the neck shaping for my Left Front. A question… Continue Reading →

Selina Cardigan KAL: Cast On!

It’s Cast On Day for our Selina Cardigan Knit along! Are you ready to get started? Before you get to far, if you purchased the digital version of the pattern a new PDF became available on Saturday. You should have received… Continue Reading →

Pink Yarn

A lot of people have been asking about pink yarns lately. We have a wide selection of yarns in many different weights and colors. This Juniper Moon Farm “Moonshine” yarn is shown in color 31-Slumber Party. Isn’t that an awesome… Continue Reading →

Selina Cardigan KAL: Get Ready!

Now that the holidays are over, it is time to knit something for yourself! Did you know that January is “selfish knitting month”? I suppose it is selfish crocheting month, too! Selfish Knitting Month sounds like a great time to… Continue Reading →

Yaya KAL–A Fast Start

After giving my wrist adequate time to heal, and getting through the excitement of the holiday weekend, I’m off and running on my Yaya Neck Wrap for our knit along. As a reminder, this is my ultimate goal. I think… Continue Reading →

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