Knit Picks


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2015 Micro-Brewed Yarn Series

Cost: $26+ per skein.

www.jimmybeanswool.com

We all have our tried and true favorites, but it’s always fun to sample things now and then, and that’s what the Micro-Brewed Yarn Series is all about. Each month’s yarn selections were based on a theme, and all were available until supplies ran out. Each month’s yarn selections are based on a theme, and all are available until supplies run out. Previous themes included Fantastical Beings, Superheroes and, for December 2015, Craft Cocktails. Broaden your horizons and give one of these hues a shot – some are still available!


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Knitting Chart Keeper

Cost: $12.99 per keeper.

www.knitpicks.com

Never lose track of your chart progress again with this knitting chart keeper from KnitPicks. This magnetic keeper is equipped with four magnets that hold your chart in place; it even keeps track of your progress after closing and reopening it between knitting sessions. This keeper is covered in a sturdy fabric to ensure its durability and prolong its life. The Knitting Chart Keeper measures 12″ x 9″ opened flat and 9″ x 6″ closed.


Engraved Needles

Personalized Engraved Knitting Needles

Cost: starting at $13.93 per per set (depending on customization options).

www.etsy.com/shop/inkels

Never misplace or confuse your needles with someone else’s with your own personal engraved knitting needle set. Available in your choice of US size and in 9 or 13 inches in length, these bamboo needles are incredibly smooth and work wonderfully with any type of yarn. Choose the same message for both needles or customize each one separately – you get 60 characters to work with (per needle). With font options and the ability to add little graphics, these knitting needles are the perfect thing to gift yourself (or any other fabulous knitter you know)!


Downton Collection

Premier Yarns Downton Abbey Collection

Cost: $5.99 per skein.

www.premieryarns.com

Do you need more of a Downton Abbey fix? Premier Yarns has their own Downton Abbey collection featuring four unique colorways that pay homage to four of the show’s most-loved characters. Choose from Branson (an olive-toned, bulky weight yarn made from acrylic and wool), Lady Mary (a teal shade with a slight sheen, a light weight yarn made with acrylic and glitter), Lady Sybil (a delicate pink, fine weight yarn made from angora and mohair) and finally Matthew (a dusty blue and medium weight yarn made from acrylic, wool and viscose). Each skein is between 3 and 3.5 oz.