Three Irish, Kauni, Malabrigo and More

We’ve been busy getting your Camp Store Week orders out, but we’ve also been busy in the stock room, unpacking boxes and getting photos done! For tonight’s Monday Update, we added in:

Malabrigo Rios – this superwash worsted weight has been very popular for sweaters, vest, and baby things. Remember, Malabrigo is hand-dyed in lots of 5, and sometimes even those 5 don’t match exactly right! If you’re making a multi-skein project with this yarn, it’s always important to alternate rows and skeins. The beauty of the colors and softness of the yarn makes it totally worthwhile. How about the Arroyo Shawl? Or a pair of Vancouver Fog fingerless mitts for a holiday gift? Or the Bella Baby Sweater? (Shown here in Solis.)

Malabrigo Silky Merino – a single-ply DK weight which is perfect for shawls, scarves, hats, etc. The silk adds a bit of sheen to anything you knit with it. Try it with the Verdure Shawl, or the Silver Bells Shawl.

Stonehedge Fiber Shepherd’s Wool – Re-stocks in DK and Worsted weights. This continues to be a really popular choice for sweaters. People in-store always pick it up and comment on how soft it is. Try the Delancey Cardigan out of the DK weight. Cute for Fall! (Shown here in Berries.)

Kauni – re-stocks in solids and multi-colors. We have continued to weigh each skein that comes in, so that we can adjust the gram weight more accurately for you. I made this Citron out of a skein and loved seeing the colors progress. You could also do theSynchrony Shawl, the Chou Cowl (love that), or a Vortex Shawl/blanket.

Blue Sky Alpacas – re-stocks and new colors, including a brand new base called Metalico. This 50% Baby Alpaca / 50% Raw Silk blend is truly luscious and comes in naturally occuring shades of baby alpaca. 147 yards per skein in Sport weight. I’d use this for cowls, scarves or gloves/mitts, but we also have patterns going up on the website tonight that include a poncho and a sweater (in addition to other things). Try The Political Process Mitts, or a Norden Cowl. (Shown here in Silver.)

Spud and Chloe – re-stocks and new colors. How about the Old Bones Shawl in Outer?

Three Irish Girls – re-stocks in Cashmerino Fingering and Adorn Sock. Beautiful color combinations for socks and shawls. Need some new sock pattern ideas? Maybe Charybdis SocksStepping Stones Socks, or Lavendar Fields Forever Socks.

Yarn Caddies – George brought another big batch of Yarn Caddies in at the end of last week. We have them in Red Cedar, Oak, Cherry, Maple, White Ash, and Brown Ash. And let me just say that it’s impossible to pick just one. Speaking from personal experience. (Shown here in Walnut.) Remember, due to the size and weight of the Yarn Caddies, we’re unable to ship them outside of the 48 contiguous States. I think that means that some of you might just have to hop a jet and visit us in person, don’t you think?

Speaking of hopping a jet – we have the dates set for our first Colorado Spring Fling! We’ll be Flinging April 18-21, 2013. Details and signups to come sometime in November (watch the blog and Loopy Email Newsletter for details this fall), but I know some of you like to plan ahead. We’re so looking forward to having you here!

Now – off to shop. We’ll get your orders packed up and shipped out asap!

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  1. Hi Sheri…..Love the updates and such beautiful yarn and too many choices as always. Funny, I did not get my usual Loopy monday email…..Hope everything is okay. Now, off to shop !!!!!

  2. Hi! Beautiful pieces tonight Sheri! What is a Spring Fling?! I do want to participate so if it involves travelling and planning, can you tell us a little more info?! How exciting! :). Thanks!!! Have a great week!

  3. It cannot, so cannot, be July 27th yet. I had 2 projects and 18 ice creams to make during the month of project 2, so I am a bit behind (just did the second armhole, so I have about 10 more inches of knitting before I can sew it together and do armholes).

    Being behind on my knitting means that exercise is going out the window followed by sleep.

  4. Fling! Dates! YAY! Now to see if I can get IN, and then whether or not the family wants to make a vacation of it. Haven’t been to Colorado in ages.

  5. Wake up me! I slept right thru the announcement of Spring Fling! WOW this is great! Something to look forward. Marked my calendar. Hope I won’t be asleep in November for the news? LOL

  6. Thanks for posting the dates for the Spring Fling. Hoping to make the first one in CO. I haven’t made any others…just need the Goldens to stay healthy…for many reasons.

  7. Yeah for the 2013 Spring Fling. I hope I make the cut!!! It’s already in the dayplanner!!!

  8. I’m with Margie above! This is definitely a must for me-will still come visit before then, tho’. Rainy here in Gunnison.

  9. I really want one of the Yarn Caddies! Wouldn’t you gals like to hand deliver it here to Kauai? Love all the fun I am having with Camp Loopy Projects! You make me challenge myself and keep accountable! BIG MAHALOS to you!

  10. Oh Melissa, I would love to hand-deliver it to you! DH (also known as TLE Elf Michael) has been wanting to get back to Kauai for a while now!

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