What's going in the basket:
a pile of peruvian alpaca -- lovely prussian teally blue
a pile of hand-painted chilean alpaca handpaint -- no one has claimed (?)
a pile of merino -- it's bright teal/aqua, but outstandingly soft
a PILE of Jo Sharp mohair -- the last of the first-quality lot people!
Out for the first time:
The new lot of Kollage Square Needles -- the last of the real deal palmwood, handmade ones! Going FAST.
Too many new colours of hand-painted SIOz yarns to mention here, including new soys (praying the gorgeous golden soy is ready for Sunday), lace yarns, and sock wools. Get a jump on the sockmaniacs for next week and come by.
All the new sock yarn is in stock. It's all gorgeous and I'm patting all with kindness and enriching each ball with good knitting karma.
A yarn **rn shot for today:
A 2ply wool in olive, sapphire, and an amazing jade green, with just a touch of fushcia-tinged purple.
Since there are 5! Sundays in August, the final day of the stash sale will be...
August 31st: SOCK MADNESS -- that's right... there's all sorts of sock yarn at reduced prices. Just the thing for spring and summer knitting.
Sale prices on all SIOz hand-painted sock yarn - 20% off
Sale prices on Tofutsies sock yarn (SUNDAY ONLY), including the newest colours.
And of course, a there will be a few surprises and goodies for those who venture up to the Port on a Sunday, including a new sock yarn to hit these shores.
And if you aren't into sock knitting, no worries, as many of the yarns that will be out are perfect for other types of garments. Plenty of patterns on hand.
There's a nice stock of little sock needles and a few KnitPicks circulars for people who'd like to learn to knit socks on 1 long circular. If you are stuck on a pattern or just in need of some sock inspiration, come on by.
Plenty of copies of the Yarn Magazine Sock Issue and lots of other sock patterns. And get ready... there's a new Stranded In Oz sock pattern coming out for the September issue of Yarn Magazine, featuring a special yarn from Knitting By Zen.
See You at the Port
mel, still stranded