Inspired by the iconic hunting shoe made right here in Maine, these knit duck booties will keep your little one’s toes warm and cozy for all your adventures to come. In three bootie-ful colors and four size options: the two baby sizes use Finch for the uppers, while the two toddler sizes use Chickadee (note: kit contains the yarn for the uppers in baby sizes only).
Colors included: Egret 101 / Gingerbread 120 / Apricot 137
The Northwoods Hat is one of the many inspiring projects in Kristine Vejar's book, The Modern Natural Dyer. This project is a great first foray into natural dyeing and learning how to naturally dye wool yarn. Once dyed, bulky weight Puffin quickly knits into the Northwoods Hat—a wonderful gift to make for the holidays, or to give as a kit to an aspiring natural dyer.
Included in each kit:
All materials have been pre-measured. Simply use the contents of the jar at each designated step. The instructions for this kit are found in the book.
Please note: Book and kit are sold separately. Order the book The Modern Natural Dyer here.
This kit is available in five colors: sienna (cutch), coral (quebracho red), red (madder), purple (logwood), and yellow (weld). To see what these colors look like, visit our Puffin natural hand dyes from A Verb For Keeping Warm.
A special selection of our printed patterns bundled with the required yarn to knit a great project! We chose these designs for their versatility and ease—each bundle comes with a high-quality print pattern and the number of skeins of a single color needed to complete the project.
Choose from the following:
Select your project bundle from the menu below. Please note: Color substitutions are not available.
Susan B. Anderson, a knitting name synonymous with sweet, adorable stitched creations, brings us a trio of storybook friends in String Along Toys. Worked in worsted weight Lark, frogs, mice, and monkeys can be worked with loops for hands or feet so they can be linked together with their buddies.
Alpaca lovers, this one's for you! We've bundled Marina Skua’s gorgeous Baedecker scarf with select colors of Owl Tweet, plus an alpaca enamel pin so you can proudly show your love for our wonderful fiber friends.
Baedecker is the classic, essential scarf. Originally knitted in fuzzy wool/alpaca Owl, this scarf features traveling diagonal cables in an irresistible offset pattern—equally beautiful in Tweet, Owl's tweedy, textural cousin, from which we've selected a range of jewel-toned shades to create a new version of this scarf.
Choose your color of Tweet and alpaca enamel pin from the dropdown menu below.
*color substitutions are not available; bundle available in single color choices only
Mary, Millie, & Morgan by Susan B. Anderson is a collection of knitted dolls and clothes.
Mary or Millie*
(*note: Millie kit ships with color Glacier for use where Bird's Egg is specified in pattern)
9"x6", 32 pages
Go to individual patterns (not sold individually)
Our 100g "bare" skeins in all-natural, undyed wool and wool blends are a dyer's dream to work with. New to our bare lineup is Owl in Albertine, an excellent medium gray base for overdyeing.
We're thrilled to offer these convenient bundles for dyers—each bundle contains:
The bundle is a great value over purchasing these items individually, and an excellent introduction to dyeing for a small project.
Individual bare skeins are also available here, and the book may be purchased alone here.
Read more about this offering on the Quince blog.
Take care of prized knitting and yarn with Twig & Horn's Wool Care Kits. Each kit comes equipped with everything needed to ensure wool and other natural fibers are happy, healthy, and nourished.
Kits are available in either Rosemary & Lavender or Maine Pine & Red Cedar scents. Both herbal options are a fantastic natural alternative to pesticide-laden moth balls, and effective at keeping damaging pests at bay. Either scent option comes with an aromatic herbal sachet, and a 5ml dropper of organic essential oil (either Lavender or Cedar) to keep sachets refreshed and effective.
Crucial to keeping knitwear happy and healthy is regular washing with a gently cleansing soap, and every kit includes a bottle of Twig & Horn Liquid Unscented Wool Soap. Only 1-2 capfuls are needed for a full sweater wash.
A Wool Care Guide card is included in each kit, which includes valuable information about identifying clothing moths and a step-by-step guide to throughly washing knitwear.
9½" [24 cm] tall when standing, 6½" [16.5 cm] body circumference, 3" [7.5 cm] arm length, and 4½" [11.5 cm] leg length
set dpns in size US 3 [3.25 mm] / for sweater: set dpns in size US 5 [3.75 mm]
6½ sts = 1" [2.5 cm] inch in stockinette stitch / for sweater: 5½ sts = 1" [2.5 cm] inch in stockinette stitch
Doll is knitted in the round from head to toe. Pattern includes instructions for boy doll, hat, sweater, pants, dog, and leash.
Long-tail and backward loop cast on (link provided), increasing, decreasing, working in the round, Kitchener stitch (link provided), picking up sts, duplicate stitch, whipstitch, i-cord (instructions included).
9"x6", 32 pages