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We're Ready For 2018 Gift Giving... Are You?

Top 10 Holiday Gifts 2018

Only 39 days until Christmas! Can you believe it?! Neither can we. With so much to do between now and then (lights to hang, trees to trim, presents to wrap, parties to attend, cookies to bake, last minute gifts to craft, ends to weave in... WHEW, we're already tired just thinking of it all!), the idea of shopping can seem a bit daunting.

That's where we come in! Let the expert crafting Beans help you pick the purrrfect (Knit & Purr Interchangeable Needle Set, anyone?!) holiday gift for all of the crafters in your life. We may not be able to help you decorate your house, or cook a big holiday meal, but we sure as heck can help you find gifts for your crafty friends!

Ready to get started? Head over to our blog, where we've compiled a list of our Top 10 Holiday Gifts for the crafters in your life! (Or, forward the list to your friends and family, so that they know what YOU'RE hoping to find under the tree this year!)

Top 10 Holiday Gift Guide
Forget Me Not Shawl Kit Kirsten Kapur

Looking for a holiday gift that you can not only gift, but that also gives back? The Forget Me Not Shawl kit features 2 skeins of Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock, and Rosie Melligans, designed by Kirsten Kapur. Kirsten designed Rosie Melligans in tribute to her father, who passed away from Alzheimer's Disease in 2007. $5.00 from every kit sold will be donated to the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research, in support of their continued quest to find a cure.

This intricate design features a unique stitch pattern, combining brioche stitch and a bold rib, perfectly showcasing the stunning variegated Lorna's Laces colorways. (The detailing reminds us a bit of a mermaid, and has us dreaming of warmer weather in this autumn chill!) The kit is available in 2 color options, Berry Picking & Blowing Bubbles, a perfectly pink combo, or Beach Holiday & Deep Blue Sea, a boldly blue combo. Snag a kit, and support a wonderful cause!

Lorna's Laces Forget Me Not Shawl kits Berry Picking & Blowing Bubbles

Forget Me Not Shawl Kit

Berry Picking & Blowing Bubbles

Lorna's Laces Forget Me Not Shawl kits Beach Holiday & Deep Blue Sea

Forget Me Not Shawl Kit

Beach Holiday & Deep Blue Sea


Rios and Worsted Merino and Chunky, Oh My!

What do these 3 yarns have in common? Why, they are all Malabrigo, of course! (And long-time favorites of ours!) Soft and supple, Malabrigo yarns have a special place in our hearts! Their rich, saturated colors and squishy fibers provide the perfect canvas to create your very own masterpiece! Need some craft-spiration? Check out our kits below!

Malabrigo Rios Kit Hipster Shawl

Malabrigo Rios

Hipster Shawl

Malabrigo Rios yarn 037 Lettuce

Malabrigo Rios

037 Lettuce

Malabrigo Rios yarn 138 Ivy

Malabrigo Rios

138 Ivy

Malabrigo Rios yarn 128 Fresco y Seco

Malabrigo Rios

128 Fresco y Seco

Malabrigo Worsted Merino Kit Beloved Aran Hat

Malabrigo Worsted Merino

Beloved Aran Hat

Malabrigo Worsted Merino yarn 028 Blue Surf

Worsted Merino

028 Blue Surf

Malabrigo Worsted Merino yarn 027 Bobby Blue

Worsted Merino

027 Bobby Blue

Malabrigo Worsted Merino yarn 026 Continental Blue

Worsted Merino

026 Continental Blue

Malabrigo Chunky Kit

Malabrigo Chunky

Piper Mittens

Malabrigo Chunky yarn 021 Cactus Flower

Malabrigo Chunky

021 Cactus Flower

Malabrigo Chunky yarn 024 Vermillion

Malabrigo Chunky

024 Vermillion

Malabrigo Chunky yarn 041 Burgundy

Malabrigo Chunky

041 Burgundy


Meet Our New Friend!

Our new fiber friend, Louis Boria, a.k.a. Brooklyn Boy Knits, has been taking the knitting world by storm! Last month, we came across his viral Facebook video, and thought that his story was so inspiring, that we wanted to share it with our customers, too! After sharing the video on our page, Louis commented back to us, and, as they say, the rest is history! We're now BKFFs... that stands for Best Knitting Friends Forever. (Yep, we totally just made that up!)

Louis is not only a knitter, but a designer as well. He designed The Bushwick Convertible, a 2-in-1 pattern! Once knit up, this can either be worn as a hat (cinched at the top), or as a cowl (loosened at the top). We love the simplicity and practicality of this design, but also find that the details create a fun effect! Using only 1 skein of Malabrigo Rasta, this one's a cinch (pun intended!), and perfect as a last minute holiday gift!

Malabrigo Chunky Kit The Bushwick Convertible Hat

Malabrigo Rasta

The Bushwick Convertible Hat


Bonus Points! Knit this up as your Bulky/Super Bulky submission in Head Start on the Holidays later this month! Not sure what that is?! Head over to our Ravelry for all of the deets!


Stash Stuffers!

( Like Stocking Stuffers, But Better... They're For You! )

Lorna's Laces Sportmate yarn '18 April - Violeta Vivida

Lorna's Laces Sportmate

Violeta Vivida

(30% off!)

Delicious Yarns Fresh Baked Yarn Club yarn '18 Spring - Green Apple Raspberry/Nutmeg/Macaron

Delicious Yarns Fresh Baked Yarn Club

Green Apple Raspberry/Nutmeg/Macaron

(40% off!)

Jimmy Beans Wool DK/Sport Weight Mystery Grab Bags yarn Mystery

DK/Sport Weight
Mystery Grab Bags


(45% off!)

Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light yarn '17 November - Semi-Precious Titanite

Tosh Merino Light

Semi-Precious Titanite

(30% off!)

Interweave Press Knit.Wear '17 Fall/Winter

Interweave Press Knit.Wear

'17 Fall/Winter

(30% off!)

Blue Sky Fibers Organic Cotton yarn 627 - Flamingo

Blue Sky Fibers Organic Cotton

627 - Flamingo

(50% off!)


Free Pattern Friday!

Chevron Wine Bottle Cozy and Wine Gnome Cork Topper Rachel Roden Free Pattern Friday

We're back this week with another free pattern - happy Friday to YOU! This week we bring you the Chevron Wine Bottle Cozy and Wine Gnome Cork Topper, designed by Rachel Roden, of Unraveled Designs! These low yardage, worsted weight projects are great stash busters! Perfect for dressing up a bottle of wine before a holiday party or a naked bottle of wine on your kitchen counter! (Hey, the wine needs to keep toasty in the autumn chill, too!)


Please Note: We highly recommend opening your favorite bottle of zin or merlot, and pouring yourself a hearty glass, before knitting your own wine bottle cozy or cork topper! Why, you might ask? Well, it (probably) relaxes the muscles of your hands, allowing you to (probably) knit faster. Efficiency is probably, most definitely key! Also, we think that you totally deserve it. Happy knitting and wine-ing (yep, we made it a verb)!

Free Pattern Friday
Craftvent Calendar 2018

Jimmy Clause and the elves have been busy, busy Beans this month! Much like our festive friends at the North Pole, we are in full tilt assembly mode! (Though instead of toys, we are building Craftvent Calendars!) In between sips of hot cocoa and cookie nibbles, we are winding, packing, and shipping as quickly as we can!

Haven't ordered your Craftvent yet? Limited quantities are still available - we recommend ordering this weekend, to ensure delivery by December 1st! (We'd hate for you to miss out on Day 1!)

Already ordered your Craftvent? Join the groups we are hosting on Facebook and Ravelry, both knit and crochet, for all things Craftvent! Discuss your projects, post progress photos, and share holiday cheer! We can't wait to open Day 1 with you in only 15 days!

Jimmy Beans Wool Craftvent Calendar kits Silver Bells

Craftvent Calendar

Silver Bells

Jimmy Beans Wool Craftvent Calendar kits Sugar Plum Fairy

Craftvent Calendar

Sugar Plum Fairy


On Our Needles This Season!

We're in the midst of crafting season (We know, we know... every season is crafting season, BUT fall just makes it feel so right!), and we have quite a few projects on our needles right now!


Blitz Beanie Football Hat

Are you ready for some football... and knitting?! We're pairing two of our favorite fall pastimes together, football and knitting, to bring you our Blitz Beanie Football Hat! Available in 23 different team colors, you can show your support for your team AND for your craft, all-in-one! If you don't see a combo for your team, give us a call or send us an email and we can put together a custom kit for you!

Jimmy Beans Wool Blitz Beanie Football Hat kits

Blitz Beanie Football Hat Kit

Minnesota and San Francisco Kits Depicted

Jimmy Beans Wool Drums of Autumn MKAL kits Carolina Sky/Dogwood

Drums of Autumn MKAL

Carolina Sky/Dogwood

Drums Of Autumn MKAL

Can you hear that? The Drums of Autumn MKAL is here! We've traveled back to 18th century America as we knit a timeless wrap. The pattern is a mystery, and the clues will be distributed over five weeks, beginning on November 4th. Haven't joined yet? It's not too late! Check out the SPOILER PAGE! Each kit includes 3 skeins of Mrs. Crosby Satchel: 2 in the main color, Carolina Sky, and 1 in the contrast color, Dogwood. The kit also includes a Ravelry download code for the design from Rachel Roden of Unraveled Designs!


Boobie Beanie Kit

Show your support for the warriors in your life, by knitting or crocheting a Boobie Beanie for you or a loved one. Available in both a knit or crochet option, each kit comes with 1 skein of yarn, the coordinating pattern, a pom pom, a darning needle, and a breast cancer ribbon tag, all packaged in a pink Oh Snap wristlet - just what you'll need to craft a stylish accessory! $5 from every kit purchased will be donated to

Jimmy Beans Wool Boobie Beanie Hat Kit kits Mindy's Mauve - Knit

Boobie Beanie Hat Kit

Mindy's Mauve - Knit


Project On Our Needles

Rowan Vibrant Stripe Scarf Project Log

Rowan's Vibrant Stripe Scarf

Vibrant Stripe is a gorgeous scarf that features... you guessed it, vibrant stripes! Designed by Kaffe Fassett, this piece is knit in 11 different colors of Rowan Felted Tweed. This colorful accessory will bring a pop of color to your winter wardrobe, and is certainly a show-stopper!

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