Monday, October 29, 2012

Sandy


OK......Hurricane Sandy is almost here and we have a few more hours till the storm really hits us.....We are located in the eye of the storm on the Northern tip of the Jersey Shore. 
We have all our orders up to date to ship as soon as the PO opens back up we will be there. The last orders placed on Saturday went out at 2pm. The rest are prepared to leave as soon as it's safe to go out. Right now there is a mandatory "no drive" posted. Roads are closed......
We will keep you updated as long as power holds out. 
In advance please be patient and be safe. 
Hope you all can get some knitting time in! 

Thank you,

Chelsea Yarns Team


Yarn all wound....3 projects plus the Selkie all ready to knit!
Needles and patterns check!
Be safe!


Saturday, October 27, 2012

Chelsea Mitts

Cashmere Junkie designed these fingerless mittens for us at Chelsea Yarns.
Her designs are fabulous and it's amazing how she continues to produce such interesting and unique items. The fingerless mittens she created for us are knit with one skein of fingering yarn, and one skein of Filatura di Crosa Superior held together to create a halo effect that is ever so subtle and gorgeous.
She also says you can substitute the Superior with a mohair of your choice!
We offer several options for you to choose from,
or be daring and create your own!
Check out all the options here.


We LOVE these!


Friday, October 26, 2012

Trick or Treat


Trick or Treat Sale!
Save 20% 10.26 - 10.31
Happy Shopping!
Chelsea Loves Happy Trick-or-Treaters!


Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Juniper Moon Farm Herriot Shoulder Cozy

What can I say....This yarn is absolutely gorgeous! Maybe it's that I just love alpaca?
Using 1 skein of Herriot by Juniper Moon Farm (color 7), and 1 skein of Debbie Bliss Party Angel (color 09) held together this Shoulder Cozy by Churchmouse Patterns went super fast!
Also, I may add looks fabulous!

All available at www.chelseayarns.com.

P.S. All NEW Churchmouse Patterns are in transit and are due to arrive in the shop any day now!
Check Facebook and Ravelry for updates on arrival! I must say they are all beautiful patterns!







Also, check out our new ad in Knitscene!



We are SUPER excited about that!
I think our graphic designer Lauren Lee deserves a HUGE THANK YOU!!!!




Sunday, October 21, 2012

Rhinebeck Weekend

This weekend was spent in Rhinebeck NY attending the annual NY Sheep & Wool Festival. Normally, the weather is cool and brisk with Fall in full force. However, this year it was in the high 70's and sunny, a bit too warm for me and my fellow knitters. Especially because I love to see everyone's hand knit pieces that they wear to Rhinebeck. Although the trip was quick we had a fabulous time enjoying the Hudson Valley scenery and vibe. The smell of the fried donuts, and especially the scent of garlic lingering from the French Artichoke truck brought me back to that Rhinebeck feeling I just love! To top off our day we had a Stephen West sighting, he was walking on the side of the road while we were stuck in traffic! I still think I should have hopped out to get a photograph with him.....Maybe next year!

I did manage to wear my cowl a bit after the sun went down but it was WAY too hot to pull it off during the day!

On the way home we stopped in a fabulous little town in New York called Kingston. We ate at a wonderful cafe called Dominick's Cafe where the food was exquisite and the service impeccable. If you are ever in town DEFINITELY STOP IN! Make sure to finish your meal with the homemade biscotti. YUM!

Here are the photos of our trip! Enjoy!

Beautiful crochet blankets that were for sale!


Great bumper stickers! 

The ever so fabulous Loop Fibers

French Artichoke


Perfect Fall day




French Fries in a dog bowl?



The most beautiful tree I have ever seen


Beautiful colors

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Misti Alpca Hand Paint Obsession!

Okay.....okay.....I know.....

How many times can I knit the "Gaptastic" Cowl?

It just looks so fabulous in every yarn we seem to try!

Plus, everywhere I go all I see are cowls, cowls, and more cowls.
I guess that must mean something.
The pattern just looks great on everyone and keeps our necks warm at the same time!













I used 3 skeins of Misti Alpaca Hand Paint in color way Dark Chocolate.
Look here for the pattern http://www.ravelry.com/projects/missdmna/gap-tastic-cowl-2

We have several colors to choose from. They are all fabulous!

Come join our Ravelry Group! We are having the "Chelsea Whatever Cowl KAL" Knit whatever cowl you like!
There are so many patterns to choose from!

Make suggestions for our next KAL, chit chat, whatever you like!

Join the fun!
Knit Hard......Knit Often




Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere Delivery

Kitty waiting for the Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere delivery. Isn't she just gorgeous!


It finally arrived! I think Kitty may have some competition!


http://www.chelseayarns.com/Jade_Sapphire_Mongolian_Cashmere_Cashmere_Yarn_s/2032.htm

LOVE! Kitty and the cashmere!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Pink Yarns For the Cure

During the month of October, Chelsea Yarns will be donating 20% of sales of ALL PINK YARN to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
We all know someone who has been affected by this horrible disease. Please help Chelsea Yarns in writing a big check to this wonderful organization to fight against breast cancer.

Thank you for helping us fight back.