Yarnia Closing its Brick & Mortar Store, Moving to Online-Only Sales

Dear Yarnia Friends, We have some big news to share! As many of you may know, I have a second crafty business in addition to Yarnia, the Urban Craft Uprising. While I’ve been organizing UCU for over 10 years now(!), the last year or so has really been something else, with explosive growth in the […]

Mystery Alongs

The RCYC Mystery-Alongs Are Coming!

The 2016 Mystery Along patterns are now available for pre-sale on Ravelry! Join us on our third Mystery Along as we knit a versatile cowl designed by Larissa Brown and Michelle Kroll and crochet a gorgeous shawl by Kat Strieby. Key Dates: January 27th: Clue 1 released. February 3rd: Clue 2 released. February 10th: Clue […]

Gradient Weaving

WiP :: Gradient Weaving

A few weeks ago, a customer returned one of our rental looms, with a good deal of warp still left on it.  I’d been wanting to play around with a gradient idea I’d had, and this seemed like the perfect opportunity, before I cut the work off to make it available for the following week’s warping […]

Pumpkin Spice

Featured Yarn :: Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice Warm, cozy, and delightfully rich, this chunky weight blend is everything you need to perk up your day. With a combo of cotton, wool, and lambswool merino, this hunk of fall colored love is soft, has great insulation, and the cotton helps keep the fabric breathable. Surround yourself with a thick cowl, cabled […]

Yarnia’s “$15 Or Less” Gift Guide

Lotion Bars

What do you get for that special knitter or crocheter in your life for the holidays?  Well, yarn of course, and of that we have plenty!   If you don’t trust your own yarn knowledge to pick out yarn for another, you can always come into the shop or hop on the chat that you […]

Featured Yarn :: Down

Bulky Weight Knitting Yarn

Down Buxom ivory and tan strands of mohair, wool, and cotton are accented by delicate alpaca and cashmere, resulting in a yarn that dreams are made of. At a chunky weight, this lofty yarn with just a touch of halo, is perfect for an over-sized pillow, cabled throw, or textured wrap. Fiber Content: 47 cotton […]

Featured Yarn :: Mazarbul

Bulky Weight Knitting Yarn

Mazarbul Deep within the earth are veins of precious metals, awaiting those who dare delve deep, Mazarbul is an ode to the great dwarven halls of Moria, hewn out of the very living rock and adorned with fine metal work and gems. Soft slate cotton, chrome bamboo, antique gold mercerized cotton, and matte gold cotton-rayon […]

Urban Craft Uprising is THIS WEEKEND!

Winter 2015 postcard

That’s right, it’s that time of year again! If you’ll be anywhere near the Seattle area this weekend, December 4th, 5th & 6th, I’m going to heartily recommend you plan whatever you’re doing around attending the Urban Craft Uprising‘s 11th Annual Winter Show. This is truly the most extraordinary indie craft show around, for a myriad of reasons. […]

FO :: Lowbrow Cowl

Lowbrow Cowl

This is one of my favorite new patterns that we’ve recently added to our pattern collection at Yarnia. This version here is a full 400 yards long, which will wrap around the neck quite a few times, but if you prefer a shorter version, you may simply omit some pattern repeats and knit up a […]

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