Thursday, December 1, 2022

What's On Our Needles

Pattern: Jasper Baby Blanket by Linda Whaley 
Yarn: US Washable Wool by Appalachian Baby

From "Simple knit and purl patterns are placed in block stripes across the blanket and surrounded by a simple garter stitch border. If you can cast on, knit, purl and cast off you will be able to knit this blanket." This beautiful pattern comes in four sizes, from little carseat size to "cozy family snuggles" size.

Pattern: Child's Self Striping Hat by Janet D. Russell
Yarn: Knitcol by Adriafil

As we mentioned above, this self-striping hat would make a great gift and is fun and quick to whip up. Be careful because knitting these hats can be a little addicting!

Our Recently Completed Projects

Pattern: Holiday Cheer Mini Hat by Nancy Ekvall 
Yarn: Comfort by Berroco

This precious little hat is perfect for creating a fun Christmas garland, as an ornament, or as a gift topper. The pattern is free on and with the large variety of Comfort colorways we carry you can create many one of a kind hats!

Shoulder Cozy by Churchmouse Yarns & Teas 
Camilla Shawl by Carrie Bostick Hoge
Melina Beret by Louisa Harding

Yarn: Scintille by Louisa Harding 

The simple lines in all of these patterns and the delicate gold and silver strands in the yarn are an unexpected and beautiful combination. This worsted weight yarn contains enough wool to keep you warm, enough metallic thread to keep you fashionable and enough acrylic to make the finished shawl machine washable in cold water. (12% Wool, 49% Acrylic, 39% Polyester Metallic)

Pattern: Mellifera Hat by Erica Sufka
Yarn: Merino Superwash by Plymouth

This fun hat will add some liveliness to drab winter days! The fun stitch pattern is sure to keep you interested and you will be done with this hat in no time!

Pattern: Cloud Slippers by Adrienne Sullivan
Yarn: Vintage Chunky by Berroco

These soft chunky Cloud slippers are sure to be everyone's favorite and really do feel like heaven on your feet! Most sizes can be knit with just one ball of Vintage Chunky (held doubled) and only knit, purl, cast on, and cast off stitches are used. Each slipper is made in one piece, folded in half, and seamed from toe to heel.

Need a Quick Project?

Knitcol by Adriafil is a self-striping Sport DK weight100% Lana Merino Superwash yarn that is great for hats.
The Child's Self-striping Hat is the perfect pattern for this yarn! These projects knit up fast thanks to the fact that the beautiful yarn does the patterning for you!

New Colorways for December

Dream in Color Yarn 
Fingering weight 
70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 10% Nylon 
400 yards 
Emma's Yarns 
Fingering Weight 
80% Merino, 20% Nylon 
400 yards 

DK Weight 
75% Merino, 25% Nylon
255 yards

Holiday Closure

BYS will be closed on Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24th.

Christmas Kisses

As a way to thank our customers we invite you to come in and pick a Hershey Kiss to reveal a discount on your purchase during the week of December 13th - 17th.