Supple and soft, Reed is a smooth linen chainette that flows easily across the needles for graceful garments and beautiful summer accessories. Reed is a reworked version of the original Shibui Linen – it is identical in all respects except much softer to the touch! 100% Linen 246 yds / 225 m, 1.76 oz / … Continue reading Shibui Reed is here!
Two exquisite yarns from Shibui Knits were re-stocked last week – just as the weather turned decidedly cooler. Feast your eyes on Silk Cloud and Pebble! Knit together or alone, these yarns will take any project to the “next level”… 🙂 Shibui Silk Cloud This weightless yarn shines with radiance. Knit Silk Cloud by itself for an ethereal … Continue reading Just re-stocked: Shibui Silk Cloud and Pebble!
[Scroll down for project ideas] Those who know us, know we love all things Shibui Knits so it’s always a happy occasion around here when our stocks of these exquisite yarns are replenished. Twig, Linen, and Silk Cloud are among our favourites – just see some of our store samples below for proof 🙂 Twig … Continue reading Shibui Twig, Linen, and Silk Cloud – just re-stocked!
We have an exquisite trunk show from Shibui Knits in store for the next week or two. Gorgeous designs for the modern knitter! SLOPE: Cool to touch, fresh, and versatile — Slope features a high-low hem. Simple stockinette enhances the effortless drape of Twig. Pattern available on Ravelry. AXIS: Two yarns blend beautifully in Axis — Pebble … Continue reading Shibui Trunk Show – in store now
Join us on Friday, September 25th, from 6 pm – 9pm for our first SHIBUI MIX PARTY! Shibui Knits is based in Portland, Oregon, a city internationally famous for creativity and the arts. Our friends at Shibui are constantly searching for unique fiber and texture combinations to include in their yarn lines. All the yarn lines are dyed … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Shibui Mix Party!
We recently added Shibui Knits Cima to our growing collection of lace weight yarns and we are in love with this gorgeous blend of fine baby alpaca and merino. Cima combines sharp stitch definition with buttery softness and can be held single, double, or triple, to create smooth fabrics with clean lines, perfect for modern garments. … Continue reading New in store: Shibui Cima
We are thrilled to announce the arrival of two trunk shows from Shibui Knits – Pebble and Mix F/W13! All the beautiful garments and accessories below are available for viewing in store through the end of September! We have loads of Pebble, Silk Cloud, and Staccato in stock for these projects. Cima and Baby Alpaca … Continue reading Two Shibui Trunk Shows now in store!
We’re thrilled with the recent addition of Staccato to our steadily growing inventory of Shibui yarns – it joins Silk Cloud, Linen, and Pebble on our shelves! A luscious blend of merino and silk, fingering weight Staccato knits up into drapey fabrics with a subtle sheen. An array of bright, hip colors makes this yarn … Continue reading New in store: Staccato from Shibui
I fell in love with Shibui’s Mix No. 34 by Susan Lawrence the moment I laid eyes on the sample at a trade show last May. This stunning, fully reversible cowl was a pleasure to knit – luxury yarns combined with an interesting and easily memorized pattern. The 36″ circumference only allows it to be … Continue reading New store sample: Shibui Mix No. 34
Some of you may remember me blogging about this work-in-progress back in December. After many distractions along the way, I finally finished this exquisite version of the Groovy – a design by JumperCablesKnitting – last week and, for the life of me, I can’t figure out why it took so long. It was a thoroughly … Continue reading New store sample: Groovy Shibui
Have you noticed these stunning projects showing up on Ravelry over the last couple of days? They’re all knit with a brand new heavy lace weight yarn from Shibui called Pebble – an exquisite mix of recycled silk, fine merino, and cashmere! From the Shibui website: “A trio of favorite fibers—cashmere, fine merino, and recycled … Continue reading New in store: Pebble from Shibui Knits!
When I first blogged about my L.1 scarf by Antonia Shankland a couple of weeks ago, it was moving along swimmingly. It then hibernated for a little while as I knit a few small gifts and another store sample but I got back to it in earnest late last week and cast off yesterday. I … Continue reading New store sample: L.1 (from Shibui Knits)
Lisa and I talked for some time about adding products from Shibui Knits to our inventory and we’ve finally taken the plunge! Shibui is known for cultivating a unique collection of finest quality yarns with incredible textural appeal in an array of signature colours – the result is a luxurious range of products that are … Continue reading New in Store – SHIBUI!
Winter is coming on quickly and we are in the mood for a warm and cozy knit-along! How about you? We’ve picked three of our favourite cold-weather knits that can be easily finished within four weeks – you could even knit two of these! HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: Choose your project (all three are free … Continue reading Espace Tricot Cozy KAL!
We have two new patterns for you! Both are available as FREE downloads on Ravelry 🙂 One is perfect for warmer weather while the other will keep you cozy all winter long… European Road Trip Shawl By Lisa Di Fruscia A beautiful warm-weather accessory, our European Road Trip shawl is a simple parallelogram. It’s delicate … Continue reading Have you seen our latest free patterns?
We have lots of customers looking for quick knits for gifts these days (quelle surprise!) so I took some time to browse through our store samples on Ravelry this afternoon and put together this little post chock full of projects you still have time to pull off before the holidays! Good luck everyone, the countdown … Continue reading You still have time to knit these gifts!
Icon by Shellie Anderson is a stunning, high-fashion accessory perfectly in line with what we’ve come to expect of patterns from the Shibui Knits yarn company. Graphic and modern, the wrap is worked flat and uses short rows to create the striking wedges of colour. We opted for a slightly looser gauge, and did short … Continue reading New store sample: Icon by Shellie Anderson
Laine is a high-quality Nordic knit and lifestyle magazine for knit folks. We cherish natural fibres, slow living, local craftsmanship, and beautiful, simple things in life. Our intention is to inspire you to gather and share, to be part of a community of like-minded knitters, makers and thinkers from near and far. Knitting is more than … Continue reading Laine Magazine, Issue 2 – Spring / Summer 2017!
Although this project isn’t a store sample (it’s all mine), it ranks high on the “favourite things I’ve knit for myself” list and so I feel its worth blogging 🙂 The pattern is the Light Turtleneck Sweater by Anna & Heidi Pickles – a straighforward raglan style that is quick and simple to knit and easily customizable. … Continue reading New project: Light Turtleneck Sweater
Mayu is an easy to wear pullover that is perhaps best described as a stylish poncho with sleeves. The tweediness of the Fine Donegal and the soft halo of the Silk Cloud combine to create a beautiful fabric that is both slightly rustic and decidedly sophisticated. Cozy and chic! The left back of sweater is … Continue reading Mayu – A new free pattern from Espace Tricot
A modern and luxurious cowl to go with our “On the C Train” hat. Knit with a blend of exquisitely soft yarns, you’ll want to live in this. The ribbed structure makes the cowl quite versatile – loop it once or twice around your neck or wear it as a shoulder warmer. An easy stylish … Continue reading On the C Train Cowl – a new free pattern from Espace Tricot!
A luxurious ribbed hat knit with Woolfolk Far and Shibui Silk Cloud held together. It was cast on while riding the C Train from Brooklyn into New York on a recent trip we took to the Big Apple. 🙂 Stylish, chic, and warm! Please note: We used the entire skein of Far for this hat … Continue reading On the C Train – a new free pattern from Espace Tricot!
Meet our newest pattern – just in time for Fall! Chevron Cloud combines wonderfully luxurious yarns and graphic texture in a light, versatile wrap that will make a beautiful addition to any wardrobe. Equally at home over a fancy dress or paired with jeans and a tee, this soft, modern rectangular wrap is an easy accessory choice for any occasion. … Continue reading New free pattern from Espace Tricot: Chevron Cloud
As hopefully most of you know, our “Make Room for Fall” sale began this week and we are saying goodbye to some of our favourite yarns (at 30% off!). We are sad to see these go, but go they must or we will surely burst at the seams! Currently on sale are: ALL Noro yarns Shibui Linen Manos del … Continue reading Project inspiration for our current sale yarns!
Amazing yarns now 30% off – both online and in-store (see list below)! ALL Noro yarns Shibui Linen Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Rowan Kidsilk Haze Stripe HiKoo Rylie Mirasol Nuna Jade Sapphire Cashmere 2-ply Blue Sky Alpaca Sport & Melange Lang Malou Light Lang Nova Berroco Karma Berroco Espresso Berroco Captiva Louet Euroflax