Has Amy just published your next knit?

Our friend Amy Christoffers published a lovely new pullover this week that we’d like to bring to your attention.  This is Paper Birch. It is a raglan pullover worked from the bottom up in the round.  The sleeves are worked in the round to the underarm. Body and sleeves are joined at the yoke and […]


Another winner from Thea!

We are not alone in our admiration for Thea Colman’s newest pattern!  A quick search of this week’s most popular patterns in Raverly will bring her Fernet Branca to the top of your screen.  And a quick glance at her photos will show you why.  Everything about this sweater says, “knit me!” This cozy oversize […]


We’re on board

Back in the fall of 2016, Maureen’s Green Mountain Flyer Tunic was published in a terrific collection of sweater dresses entitled All Aboard!   A total of 6 talented designers collaborated on this electronic anthology and their patterns inspired a more than a few of us to reconsider knitted dresses and tunics. These patterns bring a […]


And?

We have two additional new patterns to share with you!  Both are designed with our lofty and elastic Lana  yarn, a fingering weight 2-ply made with 100% fine Targhee wool.  Because of it’s wool spun construction, this yarn is a very versatile option for lightweight garments, looking terrific at a surprisingly wide range of gauges.  […]


A new year and a new pattern!

Happy 2018! We’d like to introduce you to the Spinnery’s newest pattern: Triangles. This darling little pullover was designed by Cap Sease with little ones in mind. The pattern is sized for ages 2 – 10 with finished chest circumference measurements of 25 (27, 30, 33)” / 63 (68, 76, 84) cm. It features a gansey textured […]


Coming soon

We were lucky enough to get a chance to preview the newest samples from Pompom Quarterly while at Rhinebeck last weekend.  The girls flew all the way from their home turf in the UK to share issue 19 (winter 2016) with visitors to the New York Sheep & Wool Festival. While all 18 patterns are worth […]


Rhinebeck Sweaters

We are so looking forward to the New York Sheep & Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY this weekend.  Every year, all of us that return for the fun wear our hand knits looking forward to the accolades and recognition that are such a rewarding part of the day. You will be hard-pressed to find another group as […]


Corrie is ready!

Curly Top Cap

Our most recent newsletter featured the stunning circular yoke detail of our newest pullover sweater pattern.  And it inspired some of our readers to ask for more details.  We are very pleased to announce that Corrie is now ready to be introduced! Shown here on Haylie, the sweater is worn with 2 inches of positive […]


Another spin

WILD GRAPE Meadow

This week Kristin Tendyke’s new Goblet Cardigan has been pre-released by the folks at Interweave.  This pattern is part of a collection  from the designers featured in the upcoming Fall edition of Love of Knitting.  We love the classic lines of this sweater. The Goblet Cardigan has a generous range of sizing options from 30¾ to 53½” bust […]


Announcing several new patterns

JADE Sock Art Forest

To accompany the new yarns that we’ve been working on this Spring, we have several new patterns releasing this week that we are very eager to share with you. All of these new patterns will be making their debut at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival in Friendship, MD this weekend.  We hope that you’ll have […]


Dreamed, spun, designed and knit

It all started with Julie Asselin.  She dreamed up a new yarn last summer; and when her Nurtured moved through our production line, we all knew that it was something special. This yarn is created by blending and spinning wool that Julie has dyed before sending it to us.  You can see in the photo […]


Another request fulfilled

Capricorn - NATURAL WHITE

One of our most popular children’s sweater is the East Putney Aran that was included in our 99 Yarns book published in 2009.  This classic pullover pattern includes sizing for ages 2 – 12. As you can imagine, it knits up quickly with between 4 and 6 skeins of our DK weight yarn options: New […]