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New on the loom…


Deciding what to make…? Look what’s new on the loom!

Classic Buffalo Plaid Kitchen Towels

Buffalo Plaid Woven Cotton Towels, for three shafts or two heddles on your rigid heddle loom. Available in classic color kits or buy the pattern and select your own!

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The new Boucle Cocoon Vest Knitting Pattern gives a whole new look to our Victorian Boucle Mohair Yarn. Inspired by dense yet soft boucle wool outerwear, this vest pairs the fuzzy texture of boucle with our lofty Victorian 2-Ply Wool Yarn for a warm and cozy layering piece.


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The simple construction of the easy-to-crochet top makes the Ultra Twist Broomstick Lace Top - Crochet Pattern a great project for adventurous beginners and beyond. This flattering, versatile layering piece features a gracefully draped front worked in a Broomstick Lace variation. I crocheted it out of 3/2 Pearl Cotton Yarn, an affordable 100% mercerized cotton that comes in a TON of different colors. Not only is this top lovely and comfortable to wear – it’s fun to make, too!


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The new Atmosphere Lace Mohair Pullover Sweater Pattern is as fun to knit as it is to wear, with an easy to follow lace pattern and super simple shaping. This sweater is warm as can be and incredibly lightweight, knit up in delightfully fuzzy and oh-so-soft Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair Yarn.


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Fingerless mitts or mittens? You pick!
For decades, Jo Sharp’s Classic DK Wool has been a trusted stash staple. With a wide range of heathered and solid colors, this DK weight 100% Wool yarn is sold in 107 yd/ 50 g balls – super convenient for color work! We decided to put that to the test with the new Corrugated Mitts knitting pattern.


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Soft, elegant, and way easier than it looks, the Oktoberfest - Woven Scarf Pattern, printed uses self-striping Zauberball Crazy Sock Yarn for an effortlessly colorful warp. The six-point herringbone twill shows up beautifully with a weft of Herriot Fine Alpaca by Juniper Moon Farm Yarn. The alpaca’s subtle halo still allows this striking twill pattern to shine through, while also adding its characteristically soft, slinky warmth to the mix.


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Wooly wool is back in fashion, and we couldn’t be happier!  Fromsport weight Shetlands to DK tweeds, knitters are embracing the warmth and texture of hardy fibers such as Romney and Mohair. [Sorry, item discontinued or temporarily out of stock] is a yarn that really stands out from this crowd with its super loftiness and beautiful heathered color palette. Made in the USA from 100% American Romney wool, this delightful yarn inspired us to create a simple, everyday sweater with colorwork even beginners can get into: The Hootenanny Pullover.


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Both Sides Now Woven Cowl

A fun woven infinity cowl in shimmering Gemstone Soft Twist Silk and whimsical Bamboo Bloom. Wonderful textures shine in this easy to weave statement cowl. The distinctive style and luxurious yarns make the Both Sides Now - Woven Cowl Pattern Download a stand-out winter accessory and a great holiday present! Both Sides Now - Woven Cowl


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