Island Wools

The Bees Knees Knit A Long!

For January, we are planning a sweater (or a vest) Knit-A-Long (KAL)!

Join us this January in knitting The Bees Knees Cardigan by Thea Colman.  (Purchasing this product includes the pattern, $8 value!).  (If you already own the pattern, please indicate that on your order and we will send you a gift certificate for $8 which you can use in purchasing yarn.)

KAL details:

Start Date: January 16, 2021
End Date: March 13, 2021
Weekly Meetings: via Zoom, Saturdays at 3pm PST
Pattern on Ravelry: The Bees Knees Cardigan

INFO SESSION SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2020.  Hear about the yarn choices and basic skills needed!  Fill out this google form to participate:

Sizing: 34.5(37.5,40.5,43,46.5,49.5)(52,55,58,62.5)” around bust, worn closed.
Choose the size that gives you about 4-6” positive ease based on your actual bust measurement for fit shown.

Yarn requirements: 1150(1250,1350,1450,1550,1650)(1700,1750,1800,1850)yds of worsted weight yarn needed. 

Suggested Yarns:

Whimsical Colors Merino Bliss Worsted 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8)(8, 9, 9, 9) skeins

Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok  10 (11, 11, 12, 13, 14)(14, 15, 15, 16) skeins

Whimsical Colors Targhee (dyed to order) 4 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6)(6, 6, 6, 6) skeins

Cascade 220  6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8)(8, 8, 9, 9) skeins



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Also, orders placed online to be picked up in the shop may be picked up during these hours.

Thank you for visiting our site! We pride ourselves on quality yarn and supplies and fast, reasonable shipping.

Island Wools is the local yarn shop in Friday Harbor, Washington on San Juan Island in the middle of Puget Sound! We are just a relaxing ferry ride away from the mainland.

Whimsical Colors yarns are dyed in the shop by Julie. Come see our beautiful selection!