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It’s time for Spring … and new colourful yarns!

Shoreline

‘Shoreline’ comes in a variety of fun splatter effect multi colours. Perfect for any project and can be used all year round!

80% Acrylic, 20% Nylon
100g (3.5oz) approx. 137m (150yds)
#4 Medium
Machine wash cold gentle, tumble dry low

Available in 5 colours:

Create this fun and easy ‘Yoga Mat Strap’. It holds anything from yoga mats and blankets to picnic rugs! It’s super handy for all sorts of occasions. Crochet pattern is included on the back of each label.

Cotton Delight

This cotton/acrylic blend is breathable and soft to the touch. Available in light, fresh colours, which call out “Hello Spring! Hello Summer!”

60% Cotton, 40% Acrylic
100g (3.5oz) approx. 142m (155yds)
#4 Medium
Machine wash, tumble dry low

Available in 5 colours:

Create a unique ‘Blanket-to-Bag’ accessory. It’s a blanket, but when pulled at the border, it transforms into a bag! Great for picnics or play dates with your little one. Crochet pattern is included on the back of each label.  

Essential Bamboo

‘Essential Bamboo’ is a super lightweight, lustrous yarn. Easy to knit; it has a smooth and silky finish. It’s also soft and breathable, great for summer projects!

100% Rayon of Bamboo
100g (3.5oz) approx. 219m (240yds)
#1 Super Fine
Hand wash, dry flat

Available in 6 colours:

Create a ‘Lace Top’ that adds a delicate touch to your wardrobe and is great for a day out in the sun! Knitting pattern is included on the back of each label. 

Essential Cotton Splatter

In addition to our current ‘Essential Cotton’ line, we have introduced a new colour way: ‘Essential Cotton Splatter’. It’s 100% cotton and dyed with a coloured splatter effect. Great for any type of project and can be used all year round!

100% Cotton
60g (2.1oz) approx. 96m (105yds)
#4 Medium
Machine wash, tumble dry low

Available in 4 colours:

Create a quick and easy ‘granny square’ that can be used for coasters or dishcloths. Or get creative and attach multiple squares together to create blankets, bags, scarves & so much more! Crochet pattern is included on the back of each label. 

Soft Hues

‘Soft Hues’ is a chunky chenille yarn that is soft and great for creating a variety of cozy projects from blankets to home accessories. Available in a selection of delicate pastel hues.

100% Polyester
200g (7oz) approx. 145m (159yds)
#6 Super Bulky
Machine wash cold, dry flat

Available in 5 colours:

Create this textured, star stitch design ‘cushion cover’ and add a unique touch to any living space. Crochet pattern is included on the back of each label.

Simply Denim

‘Simply Denim’ is inspired by a staple item found in everyone’s wardrobe… Denim! Add a classic look and comfort to any project!

100% Acrylic
100g (3.5oz) approx. 200m (219yds)
#4 Medium
Machine wash and dry

Available in 4 colours:

How about creating something that has multiple looks? How about this Crochet Multiway Shawl?

It’s a new year, a new decade and … we’ve got new yarn! What more could we ask for?

Delicately Ombre

This cotton/acrylic blend is versatile and very soft to the touch! Available in light delicate colours that create a beautiful gradient/ombré effect as you knit or crochet.

65% Cotton, 35% Acrylic
100g (3.5oz) approx. 135m (148yds)
#4 Medium
Machine wash, tumble dry low

Available in 4 colours:

Create a ‘Front Twist Headband’ … great to keep ears warm. Headband can be created in 2 sizes – Toddler and Adult. Knitting pattern is included on the back of each label in this collection.  

Essential Soft Chunky – Solid & Multi

As the name suggests, this yarn is soft & chunky and comes in a variety of beautiful fall colours. If you’re looking to make fast, cozy projects that are sure to keep you warm, this is definitely your go-to.

80% Acrylic 20% Wool
140g (4.9oz)
Solid: approx. 81m (89yds)
Multi: approx. 88m (96yds)
#6 Super Bulky
Machine wash cold gentle, tumble dry low

Solid Available in 8 colours:

Multi Available in 3 colours:

Create a pair of ‘Yoga Socks/Boot Liners’. They work to either keep your toes warm while stretching it out or as boot liners that can be folded over the top of your boots, keeping your feet warm and dry. Knitting pattern is included on the back of each label in this collection. 

Just Loop

‘Just Loop’ is a new and innovative type of yarn that requires no hooks or needles! It’s so easy to learn, making it great for all ages. Made of chunky plush chenille, this yarn is warm and perfect for projects such as blankets, scarves and more!

100% Polyester
100g (3.5oz) approx. 7m (7.6yds)
#7 Jumbo
Machine wash cold gentle, tumble dry low

Available in 12 colours:

Create this comfy ‘Fringed Scarf’! Instructions and knitting pattern are included on the back of each label in this collection.

Playground

‘Playground’ is a terry yarn that feels like fleece and has a soft, fuzzy texture. It is a great choice for warm, cuddly projects!

100% Polyester
100g (3.5oz) approx. 90m (98yds)
#5 Bulky
Machine wash cold, dry flat

Available in 6 colours:

Create a pair of cozy ‘Slipper Socks’ that are sure to keep your toes warm. Knitting pattern is included on the back of each label in this collection.

Watercolour Swirl

‘Watercolour Swirl’ is a synthetic staple yarn that is soft, light, and comes in fun multi coloured combinations.

63% Polyester 37% Acrylic
100g (3.5oz) approx. 180m (197yds)
#4 Medium
Machine wash cold, dry flat

Available in 4 colours:

Create a ‘Swirly French Beret’ that adds a sophisticated touch to any outfit! Knitting pattern is included on the back of each label in this collection.

Baby Doll

‘Baby Doll’ is light and delicate, perfect for creating cute baby accessories! The palette includes lovely multi coloured combinations.

74% Polyester 26% Acrylic
100g (3.5oz) approx. 195m (213yds)
#3 Light
Machine wash, tumble dry low

Available in 5 colours:

Create an adorable ‘Baby Cub Hat’ that can be created in 2 sizes! (newborn and infant). Knitting pattern is included on the back of each label in this collection, but we’ve included this one below

Download instructions here!

Cozy Up to Yarn

Whether it’s for knitting, a crochet project or another creative use, these new yarn collections are bound to delight!

Touch of Sparkle

Add some eye-catching sparkle with this soft synthetic yarn blend. It adds subtle glitz to any knit or crochet project, from simple garments or accents, to holiday projects and any kind of accessories you can think of!

68% Nylon, 19% Lurex, 13% Acrylic
100g (3.5oz) approx. 150m (164yds)
4 Medium
Hand wash, dry flat

Available in 5 colours:
Fairy Pink
Sunset
Burnt Sugar
Jade
Sapphire

Create this elegant bobble clutch purse for a glamorous evening out. Crochet pattern is included on the back of each label in this collection.

Moody Multi

Perfect for all seasons this trendy cotton and polyester blend is light, breathable and soft to the touch!

50% Cotton 50% Polyester
100g (3.5oz) approx. 179m (196yds)
3 Light
Machine wash, tumble dry low

Available in 6 colours:
Calming
Mellow
Chilled
Devious
Cheerful
Bashful

Create this trendy ‘messy bun hat’ that is like any regular beanie style hat with the added feature of a hole to accommodate your bun or pony tail! Crochet pattern is included on the back of each label in this collection .

Bundle of Colours

‘Bundle of Colours’ yarn has 18 colours uniquely braided into one hank.

100% Acrylic
18 x 10g = 180g (6.5oz) approx. 18 x 23m = 414m (453yds)
3 Light
Machine wash and dry

Available in 2 colours:
Bright Multi
Pastel Multi

Great for making pompoms, tassels, crafts and small knit or crochet projects.

These new yarn collections would also be great for this cute holiday DIY!

Love Sewing? Have a project that would be ideal for a sewing themed fabric? If so, look for the new Sewing Room Tapestry collection in stores now. Tapestry is one of the oldest forms of woven textiles and has proven to be both beautiful and durable. It’s perfect for upholstered chairs & benches, bags and crafts of all kinds. Sew much fun!

photograph of the Sewing Room Tapestry home decor collection

The Origami Crossbody Bag is a simple and satisfying project for this tapestry group. Check out the pattern here…

Item #0914013-016 | 60% polyester 40% cotton | 140cm

Create your own fun and “Dazzling” Fruit Scrubbies in a few simple steps.

This project is perfect for keeping summer alive all year round and brings just the right pop of colour to your kitchen clean ups!

Materials:
– 2-4 balls of dishcloth or textured yarn* in colours: White, Yellow, Green, Red and/or Black
– 5.5mm (I-9) crochet hook
– 6 stitch markers
– scissors
*Gauge is not important for this project

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
sl st = slip stitch

Citrus Lemon & Lime Instructions

Round 1: With colour ‘White’, ch 4. Sl st in 1st ch, creating a loop. Work 8dc into the centre of the loop. Sl st in the 1st dc to close round.

* Switch to colour ‘Yellow’ (or ‘Green’ for Lime)
Round 2: Ch3 (counts as 1st dc), 1dc into same st, 2dc into each st in round. Sl st to top of ch3 to close round.

Round 3: Repeat Round 2.

Round 4: Ch3 (counts as 1st dc), 1dc into each st in round. Sl st to top of ch3 to close round.

* Switch to colour ‘White’
Round 5: Repeat Round 2.

* Switch to colour ’Yellow’ (or ‘Green’ for Lime)
Round 6: Repeat Round 4.

Finishing: Place 6 stitch markers equally around the edge of Round 5. With colour ‘White’, from the center, use surface slip sts between each round until you hit a marker. Repeat 5 times. Weave in all ends.

Watermelon Fun Instructions

Same pattern as ‘Citrus Lemon & Lime’.

Round 1-4: Use colour ‘Red’

Round 5: Use colour ‘White’

Round 6: Use colour ‘Green’

Finishing: With colour ‘Black’, sl st knots to create the seeds. Weave in all ends.

Download your own printable instructions PDF here.

Featured yarn used in this project is Spindle Yarns Dishcloth Dazzle.

If you’re a crocheter AND plant lover, this project is just for you! Create these cute plant holders for your mini succulent pots or other small plants. Hang them anywhere around your home or office and add some life into your living space!

Materials:

Super Bulky 6 or Jumbo 7 weight yarn
12mm crochet hook
1 stitch marker
measuring tape
scissors

Gauge:

6 sc x 7 rows = 4” (10 cm)
* This is only a recommended gauge used to fit a mini 3″ x 2.5″ (7.5cm x 6.5cm) clay pot, using a 12mm crochet hook, as suggested. It is to be used as a reference. You may use the recommended hook size found on the label. Just note, gauge and size of project will vary depending on the yarn and hook size chosen.

Abbreviations:

CH = chain
SC = single crochet
SL ST = slip stitch
ST(S) = stitch(es)

Round 1:

CH3, then close circle with a SL ST in the first CH. Make 1 SC in the middle of the circle, and then place a stitch marker on that ST. Make 5 more SC in the middle of the circle (Total of 6 STS)

Round 2:

Make 2 SC in the first ST. Place stitch marker on the first SC. Continue to make 2 SC in each ST. (Total of 12 STS)

Round 3:

*Make 1 SC in the first ST. Place stitch marker. Make 2 SC in the next; While keeping the stitch marker on the first ST, repeat from * to end of round. (Total of 18 STS)

Round 4:

*Make 1 SC in the first 2 STS. Place stitch marker on the first SC. Make 2 SC in the third ST; While keeping the stitch marker on the first ST, repeat from * to end of round. (Total of 24 STS)

Round 5-9:

Make 1 SC in each ST to end of round. Continue to place your stitch marker on the first SC of the round to keep track of each round. The edges will naturally begin to roll.

Round 10:

CH8, SL ST in the first ST, and continue to SL ST each ST to the end of round, including the CH. (Total of 32 STS)

Finishing:

Measure 8” (20cm) of your working yarn, cut. Wrap the tail end around the CH a few times. This will create the handle of your plant holder. Thread the tail end through all the wraps to keep it in place. Weave in all ends.

Download Printable PDF here.

Featured in this project is our Spindle Yarns “Mammoth”, available in-store.

See how quick and easy it is to start knitting a scarf…with only your arms!

Now that you’ve seen the basics, look below for instructions to create one of your own! Fun and simple projects for any skill level.

Download the PDF instructions here.

Well la-di-da! In sweet colours of soft blue, pink or yellow, these coordinating cottons are perfect for a quick quilt.



Check out these easy sew block quilt instructions: https://blog.fabricland.ca/?p=3138

Make extra cozy using matching soft chenille as a backing and to add some extra flair, use a co-ordinating colour of yarn and hand sew tufts in the seam intersections.

Item #0649111 | 100% Cotton | 112cm (cotton)
Item #0242203 | 100% Polyester | 150cm (chenille/polyester)

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