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This month, knit and give back to the ASPCA!
Jimmy Beans Wool

Today's Forecast? 100% Chance of Winter Furballs!

Year of Giving Snow Dog

In October of 2017, Jimmy Beans and Lorna's Laces raised over $5000 for breast cancer patients, and in 2018, we've partnered again to bring you The Year of Giving! Each month we'll highlight - and donate to - an organization that we feel passionate about.

Year of Giving

SPCA Snow Dog Shawl Kit

Our indogural kit for January is here and it's guaranteed to give you the warm and fuzzies - literally! For every Snow Dog Shawl Kit sold, we're donating $5 directly to our local SPCA!

Each kit contains two hanks of Shepherd Sport in "Snow Dog", which is enough to knit the included Snow Dog Shawl pattern from Amanda Jarvis of Lorna's Laces.

Bergh Shawl
Dashing Doggo-naire

Is Jack Frost nipping at your nose? He is if he's your pup and not sporting the latest fashion! Adorn your doggo in one of these smart sweaters and he'll be licking your nose in no time!

10 Free Patterns For Your Pup
Who you callin' a turtle?
Speckles & Stripes Sock KAL

We've been training hard with Lorna's Laces and designer Lara Smoot to get ready for the 2018 Winter Games with our Speckles & Stripes Sock Knit-Along! During this interactive KAL, you'll knit along with us and our USA athletes! As they add medals to their stash, we'll add faux cables to our Olympia socks, so that by the night of the Closing Ceremony, you'll have a knitted record of the number of U.S. medals won!

Knitting and sports have more in common than just yardage - head to the blog to find out why!


Ameri-kitty Tube Socks

Kitty Tube Socks

Olympia Kitty Tube Socks


And let's not forget about our cathletes! The upcoming Speckles & Stripes Sock KAL might be geared towards humans, but with the leftover bits you can knit a matching pair for your cat! Ruth Mayer shows us the way with her Kitty Tube Socks.

Gold medals to the kitties that will actually wear them!

Start knitting those medals
Sheep Be True

The ASPCA not only seeks to protect companion animals, but farm animals too! That's why we thought we'd highlight one of our favorite sheep-friendly companies - Baa Ram Ewe.


Baa Ram Ewe

Located in the town of Leeds in the United Kingdom, Baa Ram Ewe's mission is to once again make Yorkshire famous for wool production, and reconnect the world to its woolly heritage. By working with these yarns you're helping to preserve skills, sustain genetic diversity in the "wool pool," and support a wider local industry that's been central to the history and development of both urban and rural Yorkshire.

Kaarre Hat

The yarns below use a combination of British wool, including Bluefaced Leicester, Wensleydale Longwool, and Masham:

Baa Ram Ewe Dovestone Natural Aran yarn 6 (Grey/Natural)

Baa Ram Ewe Dovestone Natural Aran yarn

6 (Grey/Natural)


Baa Ram Ewe Dovestone Natural Chunky yarn 2 (Oatmeal)

Baa Ram Ewe Dovestone Natural Chunky yarn

2 (Oatmeal)


Baa Ram Ewe Titus yarn 002 Yorkstone

Baa Ram Ewe Titus yarn

002 Yorkstone


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Baa Ram Ewe Titus Mini Knits


Titus Mini Knits

For project inspiration, check out Titus Mini Knits! This book showcases some of the best emerging British designers, and features twelve accessory patterns to knit and crochet using no more than two skeins of Titus yarn. From cozy beanie hats to an adorable cuddly Dachshund, this book has quick projects for knitters and crocheters of all abilities!


Knitting Notions for Animal Lovers

Katrinkles Animal Needle Gauge Sheep

Katrinkles Animal Needle Gauge



Katrinkles Animal Needle Gauge Fox

Katrinkles Animal Needle Gauge



Katrinkles Animal Needle Gauge Hedgehog

Katrinkles Animal Needle Gauge



Chicken Boots Stitch Marker Pouch BFF

Chicken Boots Stitch Marker Pouch



Chicken Boots Clear Wristlet BFF

Chicken Boots Clear Wristlet



Chicken Boots Pattern Holder BFF

Chicken Boots Pattern Holder



Sip & Shop

Celebrate the New Year with us!

Let's ring in the New Year together... with yarn! Join us on Wednesday, January 17th for Sip & Shop!

We're opening our 20,000 square foot warehouse to all for a unique shopping experience that includes in-store specials, an awesome raffle to win yarntastic prizes, and plenty of food and wine to fuel your fiber-lovin' fire!

Can't attend this Thursday but maybe another time? No problem! We'll be hosting a "Sip & Shop the Warehouse" event every third Wednesday of the month from 5-8pm. Our next event will take place on February 21st.


Projects on Our Needles

Laura's Midas Hat

Laura's Midas Hat

Jenny's Quick & Easy Cacti

Jenny's Quick & Easy Cacti

Rachel's Semi-Precious Shawl

Rachel's Semi-Precious Shawl

Monika's Bowtruckle Cowl

Monika's Bowtruckle Cowl

Diana's Fallow Socks

Diana's Fallow Socks

Rachel's Sugarplum Shawl

Rachel's Sugarplum Shawl

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