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"Et al"

alpaca Et al llam natural colors natural colours plied plied yarn sheep yarn Yarnsomniacs

At Yarnsomniacs "Et al" means from a few members of the flock. These skeins are handspun to include a beautiful variety of natural-colours that ply together to create an adventure to craft with. For example Phil Et al, means Phil's fleece was used for the main strand, and the other strands are composed with an assortment of fibres from the flock that will at times compliment or contrast with the main strand. Each skein is one of a kind.  In this photo Phil's grey can been seen beside the Et al consisting of many other colours and fibres from our...

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Shawl KAL: Outlander Yarn and Luminous Lava Shawl

K-A-L KAL Outlander Yarn Shawl Yarnsomniacs

Yarnsomniacs Fall Knit -A-Long: Luminous Lava Shawl, using the new Outlander Yarn by Cottage Craft Angora. Casting on now, jump in anytime!

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Yarnsomniacs' Mittens

bulky Pattern Yarnsomniacs

Yarnsomniacs’ Mittens by Bobbi Jo Quigley.  Use any Bulky yarn that has gauge 14 sts/4 inch (in this example I used Three Irish Girls Springvale Bulky) US 10(6.0mm) circs or DPNs (knit in the round or magic loop)    CO 31 (using stretchy cast on) Row 1: Join in Round by Sliping first st onto needle beside last st you co, Knit those 2 together (to reduce ladder and jag), K2, p2, *(k3, p2) *repeat from * 4 more times. Rows 2-12: continue in pattern: k3, p2 (or make longer if you want a longer rib section). K 12 rows...

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World Down Syndrome Day, March 21st


In recognition of World Down Syndrome Day (March 21st) we are having a huge in-store sale: 21% off all roving/sliver and sock yarn (Qiviut excluded). To get the discount you have to either share a story, ask a question, tell us something about Down Syndrome, or tell us how you think the sale is connected. We are also offering free lessons (Sundays) to people in the Down Syndrome Community, call to register. Offer ends March 31.  

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New Yarn store in Toronto, we are OPEN :)

LYS Yarnsomniacs

We are happy to announce that Toronto has a new LYS (local yarn store).  Please come in and say hi :) We have more kinds of yarn in the store than are listed on the site. We offer lessons in individual sessions or group classes up to 4 people at a time, please call to register: 647-331-YARN (9276) 1568 Eglinton Ave West (at Oakwood), TO, On. M6E 2G8  

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