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For me, colour and texture rule and most of the inspiration feeding my imagination comes from the natural world. I see knitting as art, as viable as any other, and no matter what the tool or preferred palette, in human hands, magic happens.

Jane

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Kits

Welcome to my kit shopping page, perfect for yarn lovers and those who either have trouble combining colors or who just can't acquire such lovelies in their area.  Note that silk is my default position and that I regularly plunder the treasures at Fleece Artist and HandMaiden, my local hand-dyeing maestros. However, I literally comb the world for interesting textures and lovely colors. my kits are special. 

However, once these kits are gone, they're gone, as I'm off to compiling another yarn gathering. Often I'll spot a unique hand-dyed yarn and then search out compatible mates in color and texture until I have enough for a kit. I call this yarnscaping. Since many of the yarns found are one-of-a-kind, they become nearly impossible to duplicate.

My gatherings of color and texture work perfectly with any multi-yarn project and most come in quantities suitable for vests, wraps or shrugs. Just by adding a base color, you can often extend these kits to cover most any project. All kits come with your PDF pattern of choice. Just select one from my pattern page and I'll send it to you in PDF form by email. All kits come in a clear plastic project bag.

Fiber Fixes are like kits gone lite. With less yardage and only three-to four balls of yarn, they provide tasty little samples where you can try extraordinary yarn for much less than you could manage otherwise. All Fiber Fixes come with a package of coordinating beads plus a print copy of my popular Breeze pattern. A bargain.

All kits come pre-wound in balls ready for knitting except for full hanks of 200 yards or more.

A flat shipping rate of $15.00 applies for all US and Canadian orders. Because the packages are often crossing borders, they often get snagged at customs, making things slower than I'd like. Expect a delivery time of three weeks. If you'd prefer a guaranteed delivery of 1 week through UPS, just email me and I'll arrange it for an additional $10. Overseas customers, please email me and I'll give you a price (PS: I do supplement overseas shipping to make it more affordable).

 

Monitors and perceptions of colors vary. Please email me if you are resolute on receiving specific tones that may not be exactly as you expect when seen in person. I OFFER EXCHANGES ON ALL KITS WITHIN 20 DAYS OF PURCHASE BUT NO REFUNDS unless materials are defective or I've made an error.

 

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Knit long and be happy!



Fireside 3 Cowl kit


  

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This kit contains:

65 yardsColinette's lovely but now extinct Point Five, a twisted plied wool in shades of dusky plum

115 yards Blue Heron Rayon Loop in pumpkin

45 yards Great Adirondack sparkle mohair

125 yards of Blue Heron silk merino in plum/brown

120 yards Blue Heron silk merino in pumpkin/brown

1 print copy of Once Upon a Cowl


Price: $135.00

Quantity: (1 available)

 


 

Bright Lights Cowl Kit


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In winter it's all about light in the darkness and what can be better than bright warm colors against velvety black? The kit contains:

150 yards Handmaiden silk merino in turquoise

115 handmaiden silk merino in bright purple

90 yards Handmaiden sea silk in lime

100 yards Blue Heron rayon twist in purple

75 yards Great Adirondack silk cotton variegated

120 yards silk tusdsah in black by Mango Moon

100 yards Handmaiden Mulbery Tussah in Ebony

1 print copy of Once Upon a Cowl


Price: $165.00

Quantity: (0 available)

 


 

Winter Garden Cowl Kit


  

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Winter gardens cast softer hues, more neutral though no less lovely. These shades are happening in my garden right now: soft, variegated greens coupled with deep, mysterious brown-blues the color of  a November sky. the kit includes:

115 yards of Urban Gypz's stunning variegated blue/browns with a dab of cream in silk, merino

110 yards of Blue Heron's Rayon Metallic perfect for blending with any of the other yarns to add a touch of subtle shine

115 yards of Blue Heron cotton rayon in variegated navy and green

120 yards Blue Heron rayon twist in dusk

115 yards Blue Heron silk merino in variegated greens

25 yards high textures mohair for texture

1 print copy Once Upon a Cowl


Price: $155.00

Quantity: (1 available)

 


 

Sea Plum Kit


  

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Go for shades of blue and soft plum/lilac with this cowl kit featuring:

80 yards Handmaiden Double Sea Silk in lilac

115 Blue Heron Rayon in variegated blue/purple

100 yards Fleeceartist silk merino in textured puffed yarn in purple

115 yards Hasilk merino handmaiden in variegated  blue purple

135 Handmaiden tussah silk in variegated blue purple

150 yards Handmaiden Mini maiden silk merino in blue purple

1 print copy of Once Upon a Cowl


Price: $170.00

Quantity: (1 available)

 


 

Southwest 1 Tunic Kit


  

 

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Consider the colors of the Southwest, naturally autumn-toned yet still bearing deep currents of Mediterranian blue green. This kit has the same yarns used in the Mediteranea Tunic only fashioned in autumn tones of turquoise with rusty brown. Silk is included for short row feature on the bodice. Kit contains sufficient yarn  for tunic. The kit contains:

 

115 yards Blue Heron Beaded Rayon

115 yards BH Rayon Twist

120 yards BH Boucle

115 yards BH Rayon Twist lite

110 yards BH Rayon Metallic

120 yards BH silk

1 copy of the Mediterrania Tunic pattern


Price: $95.00

Quantity: (1 available)

 


 

 

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Recent Comments I've almost finished Rouge Wave and anxiously awaiting Book II. Do you have any idea when it will be available?

By Verlene Brooks on 2014 08 22
From the entry 'Rogue Wave nearing completion!'.

 

 

 

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