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Artus KAL Round-Up

Artus KAL Round-Up

Babs, Ivy, and I had a lot of fun knitting up our Artus shawls in sport weight Laurel Falls this summer. We've gathered up some tips and tricks for knitting...

Artus KAL Round-Up

Babs, Ivy, and I had a lot of fun knitting up our Artus shawls in sport weight Laurel Falls this summer. We've gathered up some tips and tricks for knitting...

Get Inspired: Big Silk Projects

Get Inspired: Big Silk Projects

Big Silk is one of our long-standing favorite yarns that feels like it has its own secret fan club. It's a beautiful worsted weight blend of 60% merino wool and...

Get Inspired: Big Silk Projects

Big Silk is one of our long-standing favorite yarns that feels like it has its own secret fan club. It's a beautiful worsted weight blend of 60% merino wool and...

Birthday 2024!

Birthday 2024!

Happy Birthday!! Every day is someone’s birthday, and today is mine and so many others as well! I have always enjoyed having a summer birthday because:  I was always the...

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Birthday 2024!

Happy Birthday!! Every day is someone’s birthday, and today is mine and so many others as well! I have always enjoyed having a summer birthday because:  I was always the...

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Artus Shawl Color Combinations

Artus Shawl Color Combinations

We are more than a little in love with the Artus shawl, designed by Natasja Hornby. This big statement piece is a fantastic way to play with colors and see...

Artus Shawl Color Combinations

We are more than a little in love with the Artus shawl, designed by Natasja Hornby. This big statement piece is a fantastic way to play with colors and see...

Maryland Sheep & Wool 2024 Preview

Maryland Sheep & Wool 2024 Preview

We are excited for Maryland Sheep & Wool 2024! Here's the rundown of what we're bringing to our booth, plus some handy festival tips. The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival...

Maryland Sheep & Wool 2024 Preview

We are excited for Maryland Sheep & Wool 2024! Here's the rundown of what we're bringing to our booth, plus some handy festival tips. The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival...

Yet & Yearning Love

Yet & Yearning Love

Yet and Yearning are some of the yarns we've had in our lineup the longest. You may not have tried this yarn, and we'd like to show you a few...

Yet & Yearning Love

Yet and Yearning are some of the yarns we've had in our lineup the longest. You may not have tried this yarn, and we'd like to show you a few...

Using the Back in Stock button

Using the Back in Stock button

You're dreaming of the perfect sweater. You've agonized over the pattern, the yarn, the color... but oh no! You've searched high and low, and that perfect color is out of...

Using the Back in Stock button

You're dreaming of the perfect sweater. You've agonized over the pattern, the yarn, the color... but oh no! You've searched high and low, and that perfect color is out of...

Winter 2024 Pattern Collection Part 2

Winter 2024 Pattern Collection Part 2

The second half of our Winter 2024 pattern collection is here! You can see all the designs from the collection on Ravelry and our Project Gallery. Hot Ziggity by Jennifer Weissman...

Winter 2024 Pattern Collection Part 2

The second half of our Winter 2024 pattern collection is here! You can see all the designs from the collection on Ravelry and our Project Gallery. Hot Ziggity by Jennifer Weissman...

Sock Yarns: Tarte vs. Putnam

Sock Yarns: Tarte vs. Putnam

If you're looking for the best hand-dyed yarn for socks, we have two choices that we really love: Tarte and Putnam. Sometimes a choice complicates things, though, so in this...

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Sock Yarns: Tarte vs. Putnam

If you're looking for the best hand-dyed yarn for socks, we have two choices that we really love: Tarte and Putnam. Sometimes a choice complicates things, though, so in this...

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Winter 2024 Pattern Collection Part 1

Winter 2024 Pattern Collection Part 1

Welcome to our Winter 2024 Pattern Collection -- here is the first half of our latest collaboration, with more designs to come in a few weeks. We love teaming up with...

Winter 2024 Pattern Collection Part 1

Welcome to our Winter 2024 Pattern Collection -- here is the first half of our latest collaboration, with more designs to come in a few weeks. We love teaming up with...

Knit Inn in Greenville, SC

Knit Inn in Greenville, SC

What a great little show this was this past weekend! KnitInn was hosted by the South Carolina Knitting Guild in Greenville, SC and offered a strong class lineup and an...

Knit Inn in Greenville, SC

What a great little show this was this past weekend! KnitInn was hosted by the South Carolina Knitting Guild in Greenville, SC and offered a strong class lineup and an...

2023 Gratitude Sale

2023 Gratitude Sale

Thank you for shopping the annual Miss Babs Gratitude Sale! All in-stock items (excluding gift certificates) are 20% off from December 25-31. We know this is a long post, but...

2023 Gratitude Sale

Thank you for shopping the annual Miss Babs Gratitude Sale! All in-stock items (excluding gift certificates) are 20% off from December 25-31. We know this is a long post, but...

November 2023 Studio Update

November 2023 Studio Update

In our November 2023 Studio Update Babs and Helen talk about what has been keeping us busy in the studio--making sets for Sarah Schira's upcoming December Gnome MKAL, Snow Matter What MKAL,...

November 2023 Studio Update

In our November 2023 Studio Update Babs and Helen talk about what has been keeping us busy in the studio--making sets for Sarah Schira's upcoming December Gnome MKAL, Snow Matter What MKAL,...

Rhinebeck 2023 Show Preview

Rhinebeck 2023 Show Preview

We're so excited to be returning once again to the New York Sheep & Wool Festival, held in Rhinebeck, NY on the Dutchess County Fairgrounds on October 21-22, 2023. You...

Rhinebeck 2023 Show Preview

We're so excited to be returning once again to the New York Sheep & Wool Festival, held in Rhinebeck, NY on the Dutchess County Fairgrounds on October 21-22, 2023. You...

September 2023 Studio Update

September 2023 Studio Update

In our September 2023 Studio Update (a week late!) Babs and Ivy talk about sets for Stephanie Lotven's upcoming Haunted House MKAL, dyeing, and plans for Rhinebeck.  We had lots...

September 2023 Studio Update

In our September 2023 Studio Update (a week late!) Babs and Ivy talk about sets for Stephanie Lotven's upcoming Haunted House MKAL, dyeing, and plans for Rhinebeck.  We had lots...