Our very first brioche knitting pattern is here! The Christopher Hat is a basic two-colour brioche ribbed toque, knit extra long to fold up around the ears. In this pattern, instructions are provided in duplicate: first in standard brioche abbreviations, then also in explicit, step-by-step instructions, making it a great first pattern for any brioche beginners! Download your complimentary copy over on our patterns page, and be sure to pick up your favourite shades of Cascade 220 while it's on sale this month.
We've finally gone and done it. Our #1 yarn, Cascade 220, is our featured Yarn of the Month for September . (And yes, we're so excited, we're starting a day early). The hard-working, hard-wearing, snuggly, sturdy, fabulously-coloured yarn for all occasions is 15% off, all month long. See all 50 (!) shades in store and online.
Our latest pattern has taken lots of inspiration from the Scottish heritage of colourwork knitting, and indeed the Scottish heritage of Galt itself! Introducing the Glen Morris Hat, a classic 'fair isle' hat with a simple stranded motif worked in three colours. If you're eager to try fair isle knitting, this is an excellent first project. Or, if you're looking to keep a head warm this winter, this is a great pattern for that, too. Head on over to our patterns page to download your complimentary copy.
Our featured Yarn of the Month is the very versatile Bo Peep from West Yorkshire Spinners. This DK-weight premium yarn combines the fine qualities of Falkland wool with a blend of nylon for easy care & wear. Designed for babies, but just as wonderful for all ages! See all the bright and cheerful shades in store and online, and get 15% off, all month long.
It's summer! And that means we're looking ahead to hours of travel and leisure time and, of course, ample knitting time! Looking for a project to take with you on the road? We've put together our Top 5 suggestions based on where you're headed and the length of your trip: Day Trip to Grand Bend Think you can't knit on the beach? Sure you can! We suggest something small that will stay off your lap and out of the sand, and plain enough to let you keep your eyes on the scenery. Pattern: Barley Hat by Tin Can Knits Yarn: 1 skein of...