Cascade 220, Fiberphile DK, and More

The long-awaited Cascade 220 re-stock is here! I know (from your emails) that many of you have been waiting for us to get it all back in. We’ve been letting our supply dwindle since last summer, in preparation for our cross-country move. Now that we’re in our final spot again, we have re-stocked the shelves. (Shown here in 2410 Purple). This is a great sweater yarn, as well as for afghans, scarves, mittens, hats, and felting projects. It’s so nice to see that wall full again in the shop.

Along with that re-stock, we’ve also re-stocked our Fixation, Eco Alpaca, and Eco Duo from Cascade. You know me and Eco Duo. It is one of my all-time favorites, and I’ve used it for my Girasole, for my Never-ending Scarf, and for multiple pairs of fingerless mitts. I am slightly addicted to the stuff.

We added a new yarn base from Georgia at Fiberphile – her Super Squish DK. (Shown here in Bayou). Wonderful colors, wonderful to knit with, and great for sweaters, vests, hats and scarves. Try it for The Age of Brass and Steam Kerchief, a Chinook Scarf, or an Everglade Hat.

We added in the new DK line that Stonehedge Fiber Mill has just come out with in their popular Shepherd’s Wool line. I know you all have been loving the Worsted weight that we added in a few weeks ago, so I’m sure you’ll love this as well. The DK weight comes in 120 yard skeins, making it a great choice for colorwork. I’m always drawn to colorwork mittens – such little works of art. Try Bird and Vine Mittens, Rigmore’s Selbum Mittens, or Flower Stars and Net Caps and Mittens. Or hats – how about the Flora Hat, the Norwegian Snowflake Hat, or the Fair Isle Ski Hat? Colorwork. I need to tackle it and get good at it. There are just too many fun patterns out there.

It’s snowing here tonight – maybe that’s why I have mittens and hats on my mind. The more colorful, the better!

Sheri whoenjoyedtoday’sNoMailMonday,


  1. No mail Monday meant that my WM had to spend a lonely day at the post office waiting for my carrier to bring it out for delivery tomorrow. I finished another [winters rhythm](pattern) today and a clue for a KAL, so I will be ready for more yarn tomorrow!

  2. For some reason I thought the shop was still in Missouri , I guess both you and the shop are in Colorado? See what you get when you don’t keep up with things, good grief !!, I am in love with Fiberphils, color Bayou. PLease stay away from the raccoons , they don’t like cats and are very hard on yarns and fleece. (don’t like dogs either, inserted by Simba) he found out the hard way.Has a scar across his noes

  3. Excellent! I’ve had a project using 220 in mind for a while, and now you have more than enough colors for it. Now I just have to nail down which ones I want for it…

  4. We had our first tornado warning of the year last night (in the STL area) – I bet that’s one thing you don’t miss! I think Colorado is calling my name.

  5. There is this awesome dress that from a few years ago in VK that uses Fixation. It might be time for me to pull out the issue and see if I can come up with a color combo I like.

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