While summer isn’t synonymous with cozying up under a knitting project, it is in fact a great time to stitch up great projects that are as enjoyable to make as they are to wear on lazy summer afternoons. The latest edition of Pom Pom Quarterly has done a fabulous job of creating a collection worthy… Read More »
With the promise of warmer weather coming and the arrival of Neighborhood Fiber Co.’s Maisonette lace, we pick Ann Weaver’s Weathered Pullover as our latest project feature. Knit out of laceweight yarn, this lightweight top is perfect for those warmer months ahead. Ann designed this top with summer in mind, but just as the other… Read More »
Greetings from space! Here’s what’s been happening around the shop! New Arrivals Great things are afoot at the shop. We welcomed Blue Sky Alpaca’s Royal Petite Babies. These kits are beyond adorable and come with everything you need to make your baby animal (minus the knitting needles). Read more about them on the blog! We’re… Read More »
We’ve added two new colors to our selection of Habu Tsumugi! Create a custom blend of your two favorite shades to make the Marly Scarf, a light spring/summer wrap.
Marly Scarf by Jane Stanley Marly is a spring-time scarf knitted by holding two strands of different colored lace-weight silk Habu yarns together to create a unique marled look. Marly can be knit in both a big (large) or a little (small) size. The pattern is written the same for both Big Marly and… Read More »
Some new arrivals have just landed – just in time for a quick Valentine’s day gift or to get a jump on some spring knitting! New to us but a classic from from Debbie Bliss, Rialto Chunky is a luxurious 100% extrafine merino that’s machine washable! Great for a quick winter hat (a Betsy hat takes… Read More »
by Olga Buraya-Kefelian Updated December 13, 2012 Finished measurements (blocked) Wingspan 61″ Depth 21″ Materials Habu Textiles XS-45 Lace Bamboo (100% bamboo), 578 yds/ 1.7oz/ 48g; #4/charcoal, 1 skein Habu Textiles A-20 Silk Stainless Steel (69% silk, 31% stainless steel), 311 yds/0.5oz/14g; #19/ charcoal, 2 cones OR 560 yds of any fingering weight yarn US… Read More »
Habu Textiles was created in 1999 by Takako Ueki, who took her passion for weaving to the next level when she founded this amazing textile company. The name, “habu” comes from the name of a very poisonous snake, which is unique to Okinawa. In original characters, “ha” means “wave.” “bu” means “fabric” The snake is… Read More »