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Two skeins of yarn in the colorway Mermaid

Mermaid

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I held a little naming challenge on my Facebook and Instagram accounts. This yarn was named Mermaid.

toddler wearing bobble hat.

Bobble Hat Pattern has 1200 Downloads and Counting!

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I’m delighted to tell you that my Bobble Hat Pattern has over 1200 downloads and counting! I was so excited to share this pattern with you that I offered a free download coupon for the first two weeks it was on Ravelry and the pattern was downloaded 1200 times. It was my joy to make so many knitters happy in such a short time. The Bobble Hat pattern is a quick knit for your favorite toddler or young child and… Read More »Bobble Hat Pattern has 1200 Downloads and Counting!

Hand knit socks with donegal yarn

Mary Ann’s Socks

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I love when my customers share their finished projects with me. About a month ago, Mary Ann reached out to me via Facebook and shared a picture of the socks she had made with the yarn she purchased this past summer. Aren’t they wonderful? She made them using my donegal sock yarn in the colorway Berrylicious.My donegal yarn features black and grey flecks on a merino base. Each skein is a generous 438 yds/100g made of 85% Superwash Merino and… Read More »Mary Ann’s Socks

Announcement for KW Knitters' Fair

KW Knitters’ Fair 2019

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This year marks the second year I will be participating in the KW Knitters’ Fair in Kitchener. This is an awesome event for yarn lovers and vendors alike. The venue for the KW Knitters’ Fair 2019 is large, well organized and the event coordinators work hard to curate a good variety of vendors. I hope you will make time in your busy schedules to attend. If you do, stop by my table in the Mirco Market and say hello. Last… Read More »KW Knitters’ Fair 2019

Shelagh’s Spring Rain Shawl Update

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A couple of weeks ago I shared with you that Shelagh and her sister Margaret visited my booth at KYAFF. While we were chatting Shelagh picked up a skein of my wonderfully soft baby alpaca, cashmere, and silk yarn. It was love at first touch. She wasn’t able to put it down and ended up purchasing it. I have been following their YouTube channel to see how Shelagh is enjoying knitting with the yarn. She chose to make the Spring… Read More »Shelagh’s Spring Rain Shawl Update

Kitchener Stitch Guides Have Arrived

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I’ve just received a shipment of Kitchener Stitch Guides. If you have ever had to graft an invisible seam, chances are you’ve used the kitchener stitch. It’s the preferred method when you don’t want to see or feel a seam in your knitting. It’s used at the toes of socks, under the arms of sweaters or a scarf knit in two sections. Basically anywhere you need to graft live stitches together to create a seamless join. Who doesn’t need a little… Read More »Kitchener Stitch Guides Have Arrived

Three Sisters Knit and South Beach Yarn Co

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Last week I shared with you that Margaret and Shelagh from Three Sisters Knit stopped by our table at KYAFF (Kawartha Yarn and Fibre Festival). We had a lovely chat and while we were chatting, Shelagh fell in love with one of our skeins of baby alpaca, cashmere and silk yarn. I wasn’t surprised as this yarn is super soft and wonderful in every way. Yes, I am a little biased 😉 but I’m not the only one who loves this… Read More »Three Sisters Knit and South Beach Yarn Co

Booth at the Kawartha Yarn and Fibre Festival

South Beach Yarn Co at KYAFF

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This past weekend we had the pleasure of being one of 80+ vendors at the KYAFF (Kawartha Yarn and Fibre Festival). KYAFF was a single day event held on June 8, it was well attended by knitters, crocheters, spinners and felters. My  booth was located in the micro market which is an area designed specifically for small companies like mine.  I met so many wonderful, creative people. Two of which were Shelagh and Margaret from the Three Sisters Knit podcast on YouTube.… Read More »South Beach Yarn Co at KYAFF

Featured Image Butterfly Lane Socks

Sock Pattern: Butterfly Lane Sock Pattern

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I’ve just released my second sock pattern: Butterfly Lane Sock Pattern on Ravelry! I created this pattern last year in honour of the monarch butterflies that summer in my area of the world.  I chose my prettiest summer yarn to craft this pattern and I encourage you to do the same. The pattern features a delicate lace stitch which makes enchanting little butterflies that dance around the leg and top of the foot of the socks. The pattern is easy… Read More »Sock Pattern: Butterfly Lane Sock Pattern

Find Your Fade with South Beach Yarn Co.

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While getting ready to attend the Kawartha Yarn and Fibre Festival,  I decided to photograph some of my yarns for my Facebook and Instagram accounts.  I thought it would be fun make up some ‘Find Your Fade’ combinations with my yarn. If you are planning on attending the festival I urge you to visit my booth early to get the best selection of  yarn. I’m a small indie dyer and I dye my yarn in small batches. I don’t often… Read More »Find Your Fade with South Beach Yarn Co.