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Style Inspiration: Peerie Knits

There's something about late summer afternoons that encourage the mind to wander - and what better place to go than to the wonderful world of wool. Caitlin Lomen, our Graphic Designer at Brooklyn Tweed, pulled together a few images that are inspiring her lately and paired them with complementary colorways of Peerie. Peerie, our squishable 100% Merino yarn, comes in an expansive palette of jewel tones and earthy neutrals, soothing cool hues and toasted spicy brights. With such a range of color choice, daydreaming about and planning your next project on a sunny summer day is quite a treat!     Stasis |...

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Wool Talks 01: A Look Inside Chargeurs Wool

  At Brooklyn Tweed, we're committed to domestic production. Our yarns are made exclusively with fine, breed-specific wool raised here in the USA. And we don't stop there: Our entire supply chain, from scouring to skeining, is located in the United States.  Making wool yarn in America in 2019 isn't always easy, but to us, it's worth it. Why? One reason is transparency: We want to know that the people and animals who work to create our yarns are respected and compensated for their contribution. A critical step in that supply chain is Chargeurs Wool USA in Jamestown, South Carolina....

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DK weight Arbor: Limited Edition Colors

DK weight Arbor: Limited Edition Colors

Add a pop of vibrant fun to your wardrobe with our first batch of limited edition colors. Worsted-spun from 100% American Targhee wool, our DK weight Arbor yarn shines in these two brilliant shades. Whether used as an accent color or on its own, these two cheerful colors are sure to spark inspiration. Azalea and Viridian are available for purchase on our website and at the Brooklyn Tweed stockists listed below. These colors are indeed "limited," which means once they're gone, they're gone. Check back for updates to this list: Domestic Stores Rumpelstiltskin Yarn Store (California)Yarning For You (California) Knit New Haven (Connecticut) Colorful Yarns...

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Knit Along with Us: Wool People 13 Designer-led KALs

  Here in Portland, temperatures are rising and the smell of hot dogs and fireworks is in the air. To me, that means one thing: It’s time to cast on the warm, woolly knits I want to wear in the fall. Just the right time for a KAL (Knit-Along!). Two of our featured designers from Wool People 13 are already knitting away, but there’s still time to join these KAL’s for exclusive yarn deals on our website, designer support, and a fun opportunity to connect with other knitters.  Knit a Pitch Coat in Shelter alongside Emily Greene (she’s casting on...

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Wool People 13 Designer Notebook: Amy van de Laar

  Who are the designers behind Wool People 13, and what inspires them to keep knitting? As a knitter who’s only dipped a toenail into the world of pattern design, I’m always curious about my favorite independent designers, and how they tap into their creativity. I asked each of them a few questions and got some fascinating answers. Amy van de Laar is the brains behind the Ensata hat, scarf and cowl. Full disclosure: I’m a sucker for lace. Lace was the first “advanced” knitting rabbit hole I fell into back in college. I’ve tried plenty of knitting techniques since...

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