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Shawls in Summer

July 25, 2014 by Claudia

Summer fun for many means getting outside, enjoying warmer temperatures, and vacations. While we enjoy many of those activities, knitting and crocheting still remains at the top of our list. Shawls are a wonderful project for summer as they are light in your lap, easily portable, and can be put to use when finished to [...]

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New Kits!

June 16, 2014 by Claudia

Summer is just around the corner, are you ready? If you are planning a road trip or just a fun day out in the park or at the beach, don’t forget your knitting! The Yarnsisters are pleased to bring you several new kits that are perfect grab and go projects! Each kit includes the yarn and [...]

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Zealana Performa Rimu Patterns

March 7, 2014 by Leanne

There was a great response to the latest patterns in the Zealana Perfoma Rimu Collection and we’re pleased to let you know that these patterns are available to purchase through Ravelry and the Yarnsisters website. Like the deep, rich-colored timber, native to New Zealand for which it is named, Rimu is strong and hard-wearing. The [...]

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Project Inspiration for Air

November 14, 2013 by Leanne

As the holiday season approaches little indulgences can add that extra special touch. Maybe you would like to find that extra-special yarn to use in a project for a person very worthy of receiving a hand-knit item? Choosing to use a luxurious yarn might make your knitting time a bit more enjoyable. We would like [...]

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We’re thrilled to have such an enthusiastic response to our Black Pearl yarn! We would just like to let everyone know that the packaging on the Black Pearl for String is correct. The String Edition is available in 3 exclusive colors and is also a different gauge than the Black Pearl fine laceweight yarn that [...]

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An Important Update about Black Pearl

January 10, 2013 by stef

Due to a misunderstanding with the mill that skeined our Black Pearl Fine Laceweight yarn, we have discovered the skeins are about 812 yards instead of the 940 printed on the box.  A few hundred were shipped before we discovered the mistake and many have already been sold to consumers.  If you’re one of them, [...]

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Something is in the AIR!

December 10, 2012 by stef

AIR (formerly the Frontier Project) is a luxurious blend of 40% cashmere, 40% possum and 20% silk that is ultra soft, pill-resistant, durable, and lighter and warmer than 100% cashmere. Available in four colors, this laceweight yarn is in stores now! Click here for a free knitting pattern by Nathalie O’Shea, the Light As Air Fingerless [...]

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Win a Trip to New Zealand!

August 15, 2012 by stef

Attention designers! Zealana is sponsoring the Vogue Knitting Design Contest, which is a great opportunity to showcase your design skills using their luxurious yarns.  The grand prize winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip to New Zealand, and all of the winners will be featured in a future issue of Vogue Knitting. We look forward to seeing [...]

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Pearl Yarn is a Hit!

July 10, 2012 by Claudia

Our new Pearl Yarn celebrating the 30th anniversary of Vogue Knitting Magazine is flying off the shelves. Pearl fiber is produced via a highly refined and sophisticated production process where nano-grade pearl powder is added into the cellulose spinning process. The pearl powder evenly covers the inside and the outside surface of the fibers and [...]

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A New Yarn!

March 2, 2012 by Claudia

Yarnsisters are proud to announce we are now a US distributor of “Mithril” yarn by Stansborough. This unique yarn hails from New Zealand and dates back to the 1850’s when the rare sheep breed was first discovered for its remarkable properties. The ‘Stansborough Grey’ wool produces a fabric that is silky and lustrous with beautiful [...]

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