We’re happy to share that Tosh Vintage has been newly re-stocked and some new colours added to our existing inventory. “Tosh Vintage is 100% superwash merino wool, with a generous 200 yards per skein. Working up at a versatile worsted gauge, Tosh Vintage is perfect for hard-wearing sweater and accessory projects. Each squishy soft skein is hand-dyed in small … Continue reading Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage: Restocked + new colours
We’re thrilled to add Tosh Vintage to our inventory of Madelinetosh yarns this week! We’ve been hankering after this one for a while and look forward to casting something on with it just as soon as possible. “Tosh Vintage is 100% superwash merino wool, with a generous 200 yards per skein. Working up at a … Continue reading New in store: Madelinetosh Vintage
Boxes and boxes of Madelinetosh have been rolling in over the last few weeks and Prairie, Tosh Merino Light, Tosh DK, Tosh Vintage, Tosh Chunky, ASAP, and Unicorn Tails have all now been re-stocked. There are loads of new colours in the mix – including speckles! Click on each yarn quality below to browse the full … Continue reading Have you heard? Madelinetosh has been re-stocked!
More than 20 huge boxes of Madelinetosh landed yesterday and by dint of hard work and a very late night by our extraordinary team, an ocean of Tosh Merino Light, Tosh DK, and Tosh Vintage have been processed, barcoded, and put up on our shelves. Let the mayhem begin! – Melissa
Join us on for a 2-week festive Knit-Along beginning tonight! We’ve chosen two fun and appropriately colourful patterns for the occasion: Christmas Baubles by Mona Schmidt and Knitted Christmas Stockings by Joy Green. Both call for worsted weight yarns and we recommend any of the following: Cascade 220, Rowan Pure Wool Worsted, Madelinetosh Vintage, Tanis Fiber Arts … Continue reading Don’t forget, our Festive KAL begins tonight!
Join us on for a 2-week festive Knit-Along in December. We’ve chosen two fun and appropriately colourful patterns for the occasion: Christmas Baubles by Mona Schmidt and Knitted Christmas Stockings by Joy Green. Both call for worsted weight yarns and we recommend any of the following: Cascade 220, Rowan Pure Wool Worsted, Madelinetosh Vintage, Tanis Fiber Arts … Continue reading Mark your calendars! Our festive Knit-Along begins December 8th
We blogged The Favorite Knit Slouchy Hat by Jamie Sande a few weeks ago as our Free Pattern Friday feature. We fell in love with this stylish and highly wearable pattern and decided to knit it up as a store sample with Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in the the Dahlia colourway. Now that it’s finished, we … Continue reading New store sample: Favorite Slouchy Hat
(Photo: Yarnspirations) The Cabled Knit Cardigan from Patons is a ‘twist’ on the traditional hoodie. The winding cables on a garter stitch background make for a unique and interesting take on this toddler wardrobe staple. Knit with worsted weight yarn, this will work up beautifully (and quickly!) in everything from Berroco Vintage and Spud & Chloe … Continue reading Free pattern Friday: Cabled Knit Cardigan by Patons
Four “Big Easy” hats came off the needles this week for my son and some of his friends. I’ve knit this pattern from Vivian Aubrey more than a dozen times now and the more I knit it, the more the circle widens and the requests roll in. Adults and kids alike love the combination of head-hugging … Continue reading Easter Bonnets, of a sort
(Photo: Purl Soho) The Traveling Cable Hat by Purl Soho is a great way to show off your cabling skills! Don’t worry, even if you’ve never cabled before, this project will show you that it really is easier than it looks. In addition to the pattern, Purl Soho provides a helpful visual tutorial that de-mystifies … Continue reading Free pattern Friday: Traveling Cable Hat
My 10-year-old son has been hankering after a blue sweater for ages and the Betty Draper’s Blues colourway in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage fit the bill nicely! We perused Ravelry together and he opted for Flax by Tincanknits – a classic, unisex, top-down pullover with sections of garter stitch on the sleeves which add interest and … Continue reading Tristan’s new favourite sweater
As anticipated, we were so busy in the store due to our anniversary sale last week not much else got done. Apologies for late delivery of our Free Pattern Friday post! (Photo: Universal Yarn) The Pathways Vest by Amy Gunderson is a statement-making piece which, although originally designed with cotton, would also be gorgeous in a wool or wool … Continue reading Free pattern Friday (on Monday): Pathways Vest
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!
(Photo: SpiderWomanKnits) A quick and easy pair of warm and cozy fingerless mitts knit with your favourite worsted weight yarn and 4.5 mm (US 7) needles. Keep them simple with a single colour or personalize them with bright stripes or variegated yarn. There are so many options to choose from – everything from Rowan Pure Wool Worsted and … Continue reading Free pattern Friday: Peekaboo Mitts by Abi Gregorio
Designer Veronika Jobe released a lovely new free pattern on Ravelry this week! Shells & Tide combines broken rib and a traveling lace shell motif in a large and squishy rectangular wrap knit with worsted weight yarn. We think this would be beautiful worked up in Lark from Quince & Co., Madelinetosh Vintage, Berroco Ultra Alpaca, Blue Sky Fibre Woolstok, or … Continue reading Free pattern Friday: Shells & Tide by Veronika Jobe
makes a great neck warmer for men! My husband requested a cowl for Christmas and, after considering several styles (cables, double-infinity, etc.), I settled on Purl Soho’s Lovely Ribbed Cowl for it’s classic simplicity. Not at all fussy and totally unisex, this cowl makes a great manly accessory when knit in neutral tones and deeper colours. Pictured here … Continue reading The Lovely Ribbed Cowl…
(Photo: babycakes5) Psst… Madelinetosh Vintage is coming. Some of it has already arrived but several boxes are still en route (we ordered a boat load – 42 colours!). More on that later but, in the meantime, I’ve been cruising Ravelry looking at projects knit with Vintage to decide on store sample projects and came across … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday: Easy Baby Cardigan
(Photo credits: This beautiful version was knit by jettshin for her son) Learn to Knit a Log Cabin Blanket by Staci Perry is a stunning project that’s perfect for using up your worsted weight leftovers or, if you’re anything like me, makes you want to get your pencil crayons out and design your colour scheme … Continue reading Free pattern Friday: Log Cabin Blanket
In September 2012 we began hosting monthly Knit-Alongs on our Ravelry group page. For each project, we post the pattern link, yarn suggestions, and provide ongoing support within the forum. All those who show us their finished project by the end of the knit-along are entered into a draw to win a $25 Espace Tricot Gift Card! Please note … Continue reading Knit-Alongs