Summer tops! Quick to make, fun to wear. And we do love our friendly people's choice voting - sign up, make, submit; we'll choose our favorites in August! Here are the details: Select any pattern to make. You'll be submitting your entry for the voting using these categories and any top should fit into one: Touch of Lace, Sheer, Full Coverage, Cropped, Crochet-all-the-way, Sleeveless, Colorwork At least 75% of the yarn used in your top must come from Yarn Bar. Yarn for Shirtees receives 10% discount. We will send you an online code if you're out of town. Yarn used for...Read more →
THE SOXIE AWARDS!
It's our 2nd Annual Soxies Season! We’ll give awards in early April for: First Socks Shorty Socks Fancy Schmancy Socks Stripey Socks Non-Traditional Socks Your Plain Vanilla Socks Thicker is Better Single Sock Syndrome Complete a pair of socks with sock yarn purchased from Yarn Bar by March 31. All participants receive our adorable Olive-wearing-socks-mug (while supplies last), and your sock yarn for Soxies is 15% off. Winners in each category will receive a gift card. REGISTER HERE Soxie Awards Rules: Knit/crochet AND finish a pair of adult-sized socks between 3/1 - 3/31. Yarn must be fingering (sock) weight yarn...Read more →
Cookie recipes + Soup
We chatted about some recipes & cookbooks during our video chat on the 20th. Here are three highlights ~ Enjoy!! From Cold-Weather Cooking cookbook by Sarah Leah Chase: Mr. Powers's Broccoli and Mustard Seed Soup 6 T. unsalted butter 2 medium onions, minced 2 lg potatoes, peeled & diced 1 lg bunch broccoli, trimmed and chopped 6 cups chicken broth salt & fresh ground pepper to taste 1 c. heavy cream 1/4 c. golden mustard seeds 1 c. fresh grated Parmesan cheese Melt butter in a stockpot. Add onion and sauté til translucent. Stir in potatoes and broccoli, cover...Read more →
23 in '23!
Calling all Sock Knitters! We celebrate you and your socks in 2023! When a fellow shop owner from Ohio visited us in June, we were intrigued by something she talked about: "20 in 2020", so here is our rendition! Knit 23 socks (11.5 pairs) over the course of the year with fingering (sock) weight yarn Up to 4 kid-sized socks can be included in your 23 total Get 10% off one skein of sock yarn of your choice each month Get entered into quarterly prize drawings with each sock you show us Participation present for all Sock exchange opportunity in...Read more →
A brief look back at our first five years! Thank you for all the support; it is an honor to be a part of your project-making process.Read more →