Thursday, April 05, 2012

Spring Yarn Sales

Not only is Spring a wonderful time in the garden, it's a blazin' hot time with the credit card, online.
I have been seduced by the great prices on two new-to-me yarn sites. First WEBS I got a dozen skeins of these Blue Iris merino @$3.99. The true color is more periwinkle purple than the camera was able to pick up, and just exactly the inbetween shade I love. and it just so happens to coordinate with some yummy Malabrigo Rios already in my stash.

Speaking of love, this minty color is becoming one of my deep loves, and coincidentally the same color as the walls of our living room. I think ...sea glass. 10@ $3.19  Just the right weight to knit a summery top. 50% merino,50% acrylic and machine washable. As. If.

I am unable to resist pastels these days, no surprise. So fresh and clean against my farmer's tanned arms. This lighter blue merino dk is also machine washable...lavabile in lavatrice. I like to think I am learning Italian with this purchase. 10@$3.99.  And I found some multicolor with white merino already to coordinate, from my stash. This makes me tingle with happiness.

I made a pullover vest from this pink Berroco Weekend cotton-acrylic during the winter knitting and still had five skeins leftover. So I went to Ravelry and searched in people's stashes (this is a great resource) and found a knitter who was destashing some perfectly wonderful white, so I said YES. I'm thinking a boatneck pullover in wide this.!Phildar Aviso Pattern - Sweater

My other new favorite site is Little Knits in Seattle. They are always having a big sale, and if the order is large enough...FREE SHIPPING. So my knitting pals and I often build  up our purchases. I went for Karabella Merino, 40% off @$6 each. Eek. Pink and aqua. So squishy and springy. Then because I was on a roll, I went for the Marisol Akapana,
65% Baby Llama, 25% Merino Wool & 10% Donegal (Very soft & squishy) which will wait til to be knit in the cool of autumn. $27.99 for a bag of ten skeins. More yarn is coming from this site, maybe next week. ( My pal Judy says I made need an Intervention.) They aren't as fast as some sites, so when the yarn arrives it is always a surprise...and of course I never remember what I ordered.
I also like for yarn sales, but I pretty much cleaned them out earlier this year. C'est la vie.


  1. Thought of you when I saw this shawl on Ravelry--Aranami by Olga Buraya-Kefelian. Fun little module style just right for over my shoulders.

  2. Thought of you when I saw this shawl on Ravelry--Aranami by Olga Buraya-Kefelian. Fun little module style just right for over my shoulders. Nancy

  3. We are producing 100% cotton yarn of several counts ranging from 10/s up to 40/s for knitting and weaving.
    yarn exporter in Pakistan
    standard textile Mills Pakistan

  4. Anonymous9:00 PM

    No matter if some one searches for his required thing, therefore he/she desires to be available that
    in detail, so that thing is maintained over here.

    Visit my web page: cash till payday loans

  5. Anonymous3:51 AM

    Despite this, some individuals "slip through the cracks" and
    allow their policies to lapse - or may not even have coverage.
    They are the ( attorneys in San Antonio ( and they can also help you process your claim with insurance companies.
    If you are familiar with any other attorney who practices in another area, you
    can always ask him for referral of an auto accident law

    Also visit my site:

  6. Anonymous8:22 AM

    Hello i am kavin, its my first occasion to commenting anyplace, when i read this article i thought i could also make comment due to this good post.

    Feel free to visit my blog; alta white

  7. Anonymous11:53 AM

    Great post. I was checking constantly this weblog and I am impressed!
    Extremely helpful information specially the last part :) I handle such information a
    lot. I was looking for this certain information for a long time.
    Thanks and good luck.

    Here is my blog goji pro funciona (

  8. Anonymous2:19 PM

    Hello, I enjoy reading through your post. I like to write
    a little comment to support you.

    Also visit my webpage; legal malpractice

  9. Anonymous4:18 PM

    Hi! I'm at work browsing your blog from my new iphone!
    Just wanted to say I love reading through your blog and look forward to all your posts!
    Carry on the fantastic work!

    Look into my weblog: osmosis skin care

  10. Anonymous1:14 PM

    It's truly very complicated in this busy life to listen news on Television, thus I just use internet for that reason,
    and obtain the most up-to-date information.

    Take a look at my homepage; great home ideas


So nice of you to drop by. I love your comments, and if you would really like a reply, please email me at fibermania at g mail dot com