Spruce up a knitting project bag, jean jacket, or notions pouch with a cute fluffy alpaca enamel pin by K2TOG Club. Each pin comes on a thick knitting chart inspired backing card. In white or gray.
Black stamped metal
Rubber pin backing
Alana Dakos of Never Not Knitting brings us Baby Botanicals: Five Botanically-Inspired Sweaters for Little Ones—pint-sized versions of the popular women's sweater patterns from the designer's previous books, Botanical Knits and Botanical Knits 2.
Among the designs, sized from ages 6 months to 12 years, are two sweet sweater patterns in Quince yarns: Little Buds, a cardigan in Chickadee, and Twiggy, in wool/silk Tern. All patterns are provided in both charted and written instructions.
8.5" x 11", 40 pages
published by NNK Press
printed in the USA
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.
JM Generals Goat's Milk Soap is luxe and silky, handmade from a formula of natural vegetable oils and with all the benefits of added Goat's Milk, with its naturally occurring vitamins and other essential elements that balance, moisturize and soften skin to feel fresh and soothed.
Ingredients Goat's Milk, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Organic Sustainable Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Sodium Hydroxide (Lye), Stearic Acid, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter.
Scent Castine [Developed with Quince & Co.] Notes of orange, litsea, bergamot, and rosewood
Handmade in U.S.A. from pure ingredients and free from Parabens and Sulphates.
Packaging 100% Recycled Paper made in U.S.A.
Approximate weight - 4.5 oz
Shopping for someone else but not sure what to give them? Give them the gift of choice with a Quince and Co. E-Gift Certificate.
The E-Gift Certificates are delivered by email and contain redemption instructions for the recipient.
Want to send your beloved crafter something special, with a unique touch? Let them choose their own colors of yarn or Quince market items with a handmade gift card! New for 2016 are our handpainted gift cards—painted in watercolor on art paper, cut by hand and finished by our in-house artists at the Quince studio. Each one is unique; styles vary, and no two cards are alike.
3.75" x 6", in kraft envelope
Liven up your favorite knitting spot with handwoven pillows made exclusively for Quince & Co. by Herron in Chicago, Illinois—created with our very own wool/alpaca Owl and Owl Tweet, showcased in two tastefully distinctive designs.
Pillow 1 (on left in main photo): Owl in Cement, Huckleberry, Cinnamon, Cranberry
Pillow 2 (on right in main photo): Owl in Cinnamon, Huckleberry, and Owl Tweet in Sooty
Includes removable pillow insert
Twig & Horn's Wool Interchangeable Needle Case is an essential utility for knitters, providing a convenient and compact place to hold our most indispensable knitting tools. Designed with 12 spaces for interchangeable knitting needle tips, these cases can fit almost any brand of interchangeable sets.
Each case has three separated sections for holding cable cords, interchangeable circular needles, and other small knitting notions in the top zipper Two small pockets in the center of the case fit a tapestry needle, and an interchangeable locking key.
Cases fold in half, then in three to a compact 5" x 6" rectangle secured with a leather strap and sturdy snap, making it a compact utility to stow away in larger knitting bags.
Made from American wool fabric, and a deep chocolate American leather strap. The leather wears well over time, and small scratches in the leather as it ages can be buffed away with leather conditioner, if desired.
14.5"x 12" flat; 5" x 6" folded
85% wool, 15% nylon fabric made in the USA
100% 10 oz cotton canvas finished in the USA
American leather strap
Cut and sewn in Maine
*Interchangeable needles, tapestry needle, and t-pin shown in photographs are not included with Wool Interchangeable Needle Case
Quince & Co. welcomes the next generation of knitters with Knit: First Stitch/First Scarf, an illustrated technical guide for brand new knitters. This concise book covers every essential detail for learning how to knit: From how to wind a skein and cast on, to fixing mistakes, finishing your project, and reading and understanding knitting patterns.
Each step is carefully explained, with accompanying illustrations by Leila Raabe. Following the technical guide are two beginner’s scarf patterns by Pam Allen—just right for the first-time knitter.
7"x9", 56 pages
Hearty 10 oz canvas and lighter weight pattern fabric come together for Twig & Horn's large Project Zipper Pouch. Great for keeping your WIPs safe inside a larger bag, or for keeping working yarn on the ground while knitting on the go.
Our large project pouches are crafted with a box-bottom deep enough to stand upright on their own, and can fit large sweater WIPs. These pouches are also flexible enough to fold up small, if they need to be tucked away inside a larger tote.
14" W at top / 18" W at bottom x 8" T x 5" deep
100% Cotton pattern fabric made in Japan
10 oz Cotton Duck Canvas made in the USA
Cut and sewn in Maine
Making is a bi-annual themed publication of projects for knitters and makers. Issue 2: Fauna sets inspiration soaring to new heights with the variety of projects contained within. In this issue, knitwear designs by Norah Gaughan, Bristol Ivy, Melanie Berg, and many (many!) more. Designs in Quince yarns include adorable Butterfly and Cocoon dolls in Chickadee by Susan B. Anderson, Town-O brioche hat in Lark by Beatrice Perron Dahlen, Nyla crochet hat in Puffin by Cal Patch, and a Simple Pillow by Carrie Bostick Hoge, in Lark. Spinning, sewing, embroidery projects galore, too—this issue is a must for makers of all types.
Issue 2 - Fauna
7.5" x 9.25", 112 pages
Norah Gaughan, known for her mastery of the knitting craft and for her unique design, brings us an invaluable reference covering the realm of knitted cables in her newest book, Norah Gaughan's Knitted Cable Sourcebook.
Brimming with page after page of painstakingly knitted cable swatches photographed by Jared Flood—many of tge swatches knitted in our workhorse worsted wool Lark and sport weight Chickadee—Knitted Cable Sourcebook belongs on every knitter's shelf, no matter age, skill level, or experience with cables. This is no simple stitch dictionary: In addition to 150 cable patterns with both written and charted instructions, Norah explains in plain language her own knitting principles and the process of designing your own new and unique cable patterns. The book also contains 15 patterns for cabled garments, wraps, and accessories. Highly recommended. Hardcover, published by Abrams.
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.
Know someone who would love a few skeins of Quince yarn? Give them a Q & Co. Print Gift Certificate. We'll send them a prettily packaged gift card and note that it came from you.
Buy four or more color cards and we'll pack them up for you for free in a handy string-closure paper box, as pictured.
Wool - $7.00
Includes 60-color wool card with a sample card of our 5 wool lines. note: Root, Stream, Canvas, Maple, Smoke not included
Kestrel - $3.00
Owl + Owl Tweet - $5.00
Piper - $3.00
Sparrow - $3.00
Tern - $3.00
Willet - $3.00 note: colorgrown heathers Almond, Cashew, Pistachio not included
Ibis - $3.00 note: Laredo, Pecos, Brazos not included
Phoebe - $3.00
Spruce up a knitting project bag, jean jacket, or notions pouch with a cute fluffy sheep enamel pin by K2TOG Club. Each pin comes on a thick knitting chart inspired backing card. Available in white or black.
Gold / Black stamped metal
Rubber pin backing
A new option from Twig & Horn: Small Gauge Rulers are great for tight spaces and packing light, and a handy accompaniment to the larger Square Gauge Ruler (pictured in second and fifth images). Each ruler is long enough to measure a 4" or 10 cm swatch, and built with a needle gauge in US and metric sizes from 0 - 13 US [2 - 9 mm]. Made with high-quality 100% recycled/recovered, FSC certified wood content MDF board.
Marked in inches and centimeters.
100% Recycled MDF
Made in Maine
Stashbot a comprehensive guide to building a useful stash includes yarn requirement averages for all size sweaters & accessories.
Stashbot is your yarn shopping companion! If you find a yarn you cant live without, this guide will help you determine how much you should buy. This guide will pay for itself over and over as it saves you from purchasing more skeins of yarn than you need. Just as important it will keep your stash useful as you will be sure to have enough yarn to knit the projects you would like. Included is an article by Hannah on stash psychology with tips on how to change your stash for the better.
Stashbot includes yarn requirement averages for gauges 3 - 8 stitches per inch / 2.5 cm.
All yarn requirements are presented in both yards and meters.
8.5" x 5.5", 8 pages
Never miss your mark with Twig & Horn’s stitch marker combo pack, which comes with 20 large, 20 small, and 20 removable markers. Each type comes in two colors (10 white, 10 gray) – handy options to have when tracking multiple actions in a given row, or as a stitch-counting aid. These markers are made of plated steel, housed together in a charming cork-topped glass bottle.
Keep them within easy reach with the Twig & Horn Notions Dish
Newly refined and better than ever, Twig & Horn square gauge rulers are crafted using high-quality MDF board made with 100% recycled/recovered, FSC certified wood content. This eco-friendly option stands the test of time and holds up to plenty of use without warping or cupping.
Marked in inches and centimeters.
Twig & Horn's Indigo Dyed Cotton Totes are a perfect balance of portable and roomy, both small enough to carry daily, and large enough to store groceries, or a sweater work in progress.
Each tote is dyed in an indigo vat by hand in Maine, and are available in three color styles: light blue, medium blue, and dip dyed. The totes are unlined, cut and sewn in the USA from 10 oz 100% cotton canvas, and rated to carry up to 40 lbs. Because of the variance associated with the handdyeing process, each bag is unique, and may vary in shade, texture, and hue from the pictured totes.
The screenprinted totes are designed and printed in Portland, Maine.
18" tall x 14" wide x 6" deep
100% 10 oz cotton duck fabric
Cut and sewn in the USA
Hand dyed in Maine
Care instructions: All totes are washed 3x in a pH neutral bath to ensure minimal dye transfer. Some transfer may still occur with deep blue indigo hues, and totes should be washed with like colors.
Knit, sip; repeat from first to last drop. Nothing goes with knitting quite like a hot cup of tea or coffee. Wheel-turned and featuring hand-mixed glazes, these mugs and pour-overs were made for Twig & Horn by ANK Ceramics of Lincolville, Maine. Perfect for those who want their crafting experience to be handmade from start to finish.
Please note: Mug and pour-over are sold individually.
Microwave and dishwasher safe
Antique White - a pretty off white with subtle visual texture
Sky - soft blue and white, reminiscent of summer skies
Form follows function. Keep straight needles orderly and attractively stored in our knitting needle vase, made for Twig & Horn by hand by Ariela Kuh of ANK Ceramics in Lincolnville, Maine. Never lose another knitting needle to the shadows of an uninspired drawer. Each vase is handmade and unique.
Antique White - For the minimalist in your life, the glossy cream white is flecked with tan for a subtle and intriguing finish.
Moon - Bold calligraphic patterning on a textured matte white glaze with a stone-like finish—these eye-catching vases demand attention.
Sky - Pretty blue and white with a smooth, glossy finish, this pattern reminds us of a soft summer sky. This vase will keep your needles safe and sound while your head is in the clouds.
Each vase is handmade and unique.
Approximately 5.5" tall, 3.5" diameter at opening
Creativity blossoms from an organized workspace. Declutter by keeping stitch markers, buttons, tapestry needles and other easy-to-lose items at hand in this attractively simple concrete dish. Nicely weighted to stay put through any knitting frenzy.
An essential for every knitter, stitch markers can help you track your place within a row, mark right side from wrong side, count off stitch repeats, and more—infinitely useful little things to new and expert knitters alike. Packaged in a small glass bottle with cork top, these coilless metal pins are coated and glide smoothly over both wood and metal needles without catching on your yarn.
25 stitch markers per bottle
Fits up to US 10.5 / 6.5mm needle
Keep them within easy reach with the Twig & Horn Notions Dish
Twig & Horn yarn bowls are the solution to keeping your yarn from rolling away and falling to the farthest corner behind the sofa (where it inevitably falls in with the no-good dust bunny crowd). Guide fine- or heavy-gauge yarns down the slot to the opening, where it will stay safe and secure while you knit, yet ready to release the yarn without breaking if needed.
Turned by hand in Maine and finished with natural oils for protection, our bowls are available in two wood types. Each sturdy yet light bowl is unique. No two are alike. Please note that the red oak bowls have slightly oval shaping.
American maple - A rustic, slightly darker wood with textured grain.
American red oak - A warm, slightly darker wood than Maple with textured grain.
Birch - A light-toned, smooth wood with subtle grain.
4" tall, oval measurements of 5.5" and 6.5" at opening
Kristine Vejar, fiber fanatic and founder of A Verb for Keeping Warm, brings us her first book, The Modern Natural Dyer.
Whether you are an aspiring natural dyer, a seasoned hand, or would just like to know more about the process of using natural dyes, this book is full of inspiration and in-depth instruction.
In The Modern Natural Dyer, expert Kristine Vejar shares the most user-friendly techniques for dyeing at home with foraged and garden-raised dyestuffs as well as with natural dye extracts. Demystifying the “magic,” Vejar explains in explicit, easy-to-follow detail how to produce consistent, long-lasting color. With stunning photography of the dyes themselves, the dyeing process, and twenty projects for home and wardrobe, The Modern Natural Dyer is a complete resource for aspiring and experienced dye artisans.
Kits for The Northwood Hat, one of the lovely projects in the book, have arrived and are available in our store.
Bare yarn/book bundles containing 3 skeins of our Bare yarn and The Modern Natural Dyer are now available.
Our tote bag is made from 100% recycled cotton, and printed in New England.
16"W x 15.5"H; 5" bottom gusset
Twig & Horn's Wool Notions Pouch is the perfect everyday carry solution for fiber artists. Sized to hold needles, crochet hooks, stitch markers, and other essential tools of the craft you need to keep safe and secure in your bag with you, wherever you may go. Plenty of room for tucking in a smartphone or small memo book or knitting journal, too.
Made of the same materials as their Wool Project Totes, these pouches are lined with cotton muslin and feature a contrasting-color zipper with a bison leather pull.
Orange, with light blue zipper
Grey, with green zipper
Blue, with orange zipper
Black, with cream zipper
Twig & Horn's Wool Soap Bar was built from the ground up, ingredient by ingredient, to naturally bring the most out of your woolen garments. Packed with the highest-grade lanolin available for restoring and optimizing your wool garments. Other ingredients include coconut oil, sustainable palm kernel oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, avocado oil, hemp seed oil, and organic essential oils for the scented varieties. These gentle, natural ingredients will leave your garments clean, refreshed, and more luxurious than the day you bought or made them.
Directions: Fill wash basin with 2-3" cold or lukewarm water, or enough to cover garment. Immerse garment. Lather your hands and gently squeeze the suds through your garment, or softly run the soap bar over its surface and work in gently. Add more soap as needed. Soak 15 minutes. Rinse lightly, if desired (rinse not necessary). Block. Dry. Enjoy.
Made in USA
Approx. 3.5 oz