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 […]


A knit along to welcome spring

Whether Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow or not, we want to herald in the eventual arrival of spring with a fun knit along that will keep us stitching together through Vermont’s mud season. We’ll be casting on this weekend for our Groundhog Day KAL that kicks off this morning, and we hope that you’ll join […]


A wonderful time to visit Putney

In just a few weeks, studios all over Putney will be opening their doors to the public for the 38th annual Putney Craft Tour.  The weekend of Friday November 25th – Sunday November 27th is a great time to head our way. “For the third year running, the Putney Craft Tour has been voted as […]


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 […]


We’re on the cover!

PLUM Weekend Wool

The Fall issue of Knitscene has hit the news stand and we’re thrilled that our yarn is featured on the cover! The Barton Cowl designed by Laura Reinbach is knit up with 3 skeins of Green Mountain Spinnery’s Simply Fine.  Shown above in 2 skeins of the undyed Natural Dark color and a single skein of […]


Vintage comfort

NATURAL DARK Weekend Wool

As the first skeins of Lana moved through production, Maureen began envisioning a gradient version of this 100% wool fingering weight yarn. With faded vintage cotton fabrics in mind, Maureen worked with Laurie on a blended yarn that combined increasing amounts of bale dyed wool to undyed fiber to create a very gradual gradient that extends over […]


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 […]


Mini bundles of fun

Mountain Mohair MIDNIGHT BLUE

In celebration of the beginning of Spring, we have created “bouquets” of fun color for you to play with! Knowing how popular our worsted weight Mountain Mohair is for color work projects, we have bundled five Mountain Mohair mini skeins into a fun collection of yarn for you to enjoy! These skeins are each approximately […]


The Athens Key Hat

Alpaca Elegance DRAGON WELL

This time of year has many of us doing a bit of armchair traveling.  From the cozy comfort of our chairs by the fire we can dream of warmer climates and alluring locales around the globe.  Occasionally, those dreams of far off places can inform and inspire our knitwear designs. Cap Sease created a beautiful […]


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 […]


A little light reading

Blizzard Mountain Mohair

Have you been looking to learn a little bit more about wool in the US?  We found a great article about the history of the American Wool industry among the “pages” of the most recent edition of Twist Collective. Our very own David Ritchie is quoted.  And the article contains a concise story of the […]


Farm fresh: Vermont Organic yarn

We’ve created something special this spring and we thought you’d like to learn all about it.  Vermont Organic yarn is back in stock!  And we had a chance to briefly interview Anna from Open View Farm who raises the sheep whose fleeces have created our delicious new yarn. Anna and her husband Ben raise certified […]