NEW Loopy Mango! NEW Pepperberry Knits Fun Size Bundles! NEW Blue Sky Alpacas! NEW Spud & Chloe yarns! NEW Hannah Fettig Book! NEW Summer Hours! NEW Anzula Yarns! NEW Dream in Color Mini-Skeins! And Finn Jackson Animal Portraits! NEW Rowan Kidsilk Haze & Felted Tweed - Designs for Spring/Summer! NEW Madelinetosh! Offhand Bags! Jewelry for Knitters! NEW Shibui Twig for Spring! NEW Debbie Bliss! Stripes are HOT! NEW Madelinetosh! Accessorize Your Crafty Hands! NEW Sublime Luxurious DK & Aran Tweed!


We're so excited to announce -

The Tree will be OPEN 2 evenings during the Summer!

Now thru Labor Day we'll be OPEN Mondays & Thursdays from 11am-6pm!

Our NEW Summer Hours are now in effect -
Mon & Thurs    11am- 6pm
Tue-Wed-Fri     11am- 5pm
Saturday           10:30am- 5pm
Sunday             by appointment
                
                         608-698-5199



Just in at The Tree!

NEW Loopy Mango yarn! 


Big Loop

Super Chunky Merino Yarn for Chunky knits!



One skein knits up in 2 - 3 hours and makes a blanket 28'' x 40''!


















Cables look so cool in Big Loop!






Love these BIG sweaters in Big Loop!!








NEW from Pepperberry Knits! 

Fun-sized 100% cashmere sport weight bundles!

In fabulous colorways!!


Each bundle comes with this easy chevron pattern -

"The Lila Cowl"

The Lila Cowl is a lovely little accessory worked in the round in a chevron pattern.

 

Pepperberry Knits 100% cashmere Fun Size Bundles in sport weight are perfect for this pattern.
With 8 mini skeins in fun pops of color!

The Lila Cow pattern is worked in the round,
when changing colors in your stripe work, you can tie on your new color,
knot it and leave it on the inside of your work. Viola, no ends to seam in!


This Urbanite colorway bundle is so super cool!
(used in The Lila Cowl photo above)






Isn't this Bohemian colorway fun?
(used in The Lila Cowl photo above)




Love Pepperberry"s newest colorway - British!



And Pepperberry created custom colorways just for The Tree
Here's The Tree's Custom Colorways -

Crew Girl



Cosmopolitan



Neapolitan




Citroen


Hurry in - these 100% cashmere fun-sized cowl kits won't last long!



NEW Blue Sky Alpacas yarns and patterns!-

NEW! Suri Merino

60% baby suri alpaca / 40% merino
Baby suri alpaca and fine merino wool combine to create a yarn that’s as delectable as cashmere and lustrous as silk.
A single-ply light worsted weight, Suri Merino sets crisp cables and other textured stitches in a cloud of all-natural softness—
all in a perfect palette of pastels, neutrals and brights.



This sweet and sensible cardigan is perfect over your favorite tee!





This poncho is a super easy knit ...



  ... and looks good in all sorts of color combos!





Love this simple cardigan knit in the round with just a touch of lace.





NEW! Extra

55% baby alpaca / 45% fine merino
A luxe mix of baby alpaca and fine Merino wool, Extra comes in generously sized hanks and a rich color palette,
making it ideal for one and two skein projects. Light and lofty with a springy twist, it’s a versatile Aran weight
that lends itself beautifully to a variety of knitting tensions and needle sizes.


What’s not to love about this artful jacket alternative?
Stitched sideways in two panels and seamed up the center ...



... a fast and fun knit, and flatters every figure!










NEW Spud & Chloe yarns and patterns!-

NEW! Stripey Fine


Made of superwash 80% wool/20% silk, this sock-weight yarn is ideal for
shawls, cowls, baby knits, and some pretty fancy footwork.

  • Approx: 191 yds / 175 m
  • Needle Size: Size 1-3/2.25-3.25 mm
  • Gauge: 7-8 sts per inch

 






Fine

Made of superwash 80% wool/20% silk, this sock-weight yarn is ideal for
Fair Isle, detailed work, baby knits and, of course some pretty fancy footwork.

 

  • Approx: 248 yards/227 meters
  • Needle Size: Size 1-3/2.25-3.25 mm
  • Gauge: 7-8 sts per inch

 





Sweater

Made of superwash 55% wool/45% organic cotton, this worsted-weight is a versatile yarn
that is ideal for sweaters, blankets, hats, mittens, scarves and toys.


 

  • Approx: 160 yards/146 meters
  • Needle Size: Size 7-9/4.5-5.5 mm
  • Gauge: 4-5 sts per inch

 







Outer

Made of superwash 65% wool/35% organic cotton, this super-bulky weight is just the thing for a quick knit.
Great for those last minute gifts like scarves and hats.

 

  • Approx: 60 yards/55 meters
  • Needle Size: Size 11-15/8-10 mm
  • Gauge: 2-3 sts per inch

 




And last but not least...

NEW! Royal Petite Kits!


Six adorable knit kits so fun - you'll want to make them all!!



And NEW!  Hot off the presses!!

Hannah Fettig's NEW book -

Home & Away
Knits for Everyday Adventures

Home & Away Knits for Everyday Adventures
features nine versatile patterns, designed for knitters of all skill levels.


Each sweater pattern includes two sets of instructions: you can choose to knit seamless or with seams.





In addition, Home & Away is full of information to help you increase your knowledge and skill,
with articles on gauge, fit, understanding a pattern, yarn substitution, and MORE!



Beautifully photographed along the coast of Maine, this book will serve you
both inspirationally and practically in your endeavors to grow as a knitter.







NEW!  A huge shipment of Anzula at the Tree!!

Anzula  Squishy fingering weight yarn, a Knitting Tree favorite!
80% merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon - 375 yds of perfection!

Love this cabled pullover, that Marge, one of our favorite customers, knit in Squishy!  





Next up - Anzula  Nebula!  (Squishy with sparkle!)
86% Superwash Merino, 14% Sparkling Stellina


Gail knit both of these beautiful cowls!
They can both be knit in Squishy or Nebula!







This shawl is lovely in two colors of Nebula!






Next is Squishy's big sister - Anzula Cricket!

Cricket is a DK-light worsted yarn.  Luxuriously soft, super springy, and extremely versatile .
80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon.

It's fantastic for sweaters, shawls, hats, fingerless gloves, mittens, blankets, baby knits, home accents scarves and more.

Patti's knitting this beautiful pullover in CricketCan't wait til it's done!
























 

Just in at The Tree - Dream in Color Mini-Skeins!

Mini-Skein Bundles in Jilly Lace with Free Pattern
!


Jilly Lace 6 skein bundles come with 2 color packs -
a warm and a cool version!


And this scarf pattern is INCLUDED with the bundle!






And just in - Mini-Skeins of Dream in Color Classy!
They can be purchased individually!

Knit this fast and fun Technicolor Cowl with just 8
Mini-Skeins!










Also in at The Tree - Finn Jackson Portraits! 


10 year old Finn Jackson paints and draws portraits of the animals that reside at Heartland Farm Sanctuary
and donates proceeds from sales of his artwork to the farm.

Heartland recently launched a fund-raising campaign to renovate its 18,000 sq. ft. barn.



A portion of sales from Finn's sheep portraits at The Knitting Tree will be directed toward
winterizing improvements to help keep his beloved animal friends warm.




Heartland Farm Sanctuary, located in Verona, is the only farm animal sanctuary in Wisconsin.
Heartland is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide care for farm animals in need,
nurture people through the human-animal bond, and foster respect and kindness toward animals and each other.



Learn more at heartlandfarmsanctuary.org.

All sheep portraits are $30 each.

 

 

Just in at The Tree - Rowan  Kidsilk Haze & Felted Tweed - 
And designs for Spring!



Simple Shapes Kidsilk Haze 


A collection of 8 designs by Marie Wallin using Rowan's ever popular Kidsilk Haze.



This collection showcases oversized silhouettes that are easy to wear in summer evenings.




Designs include stocking stitch cardigans and sweaters and for the more advanced knitter, lace patterning and cable placement.















Rowan Loves... Kidsilk Haze & Felted Tweed


A collection of 9 designs featuring a selection of beautiful garments and accessories by Sarah Hatton,
which can be knitted in Kidsilk Haze or Felted Tweed in either of the two garment options given for each design.





















Just in at The Tree - Huge shipment of Madelinetosh yarns!
NEW for Spring!


Introducing - Offhand Designs - NEW Marco Bags!


Handmade genuine leather bags, crafted in Oakland, California.
This is the ultimate Handbag!!  Whether you're a knitter, or not!!

This doctor's style bag is beautifully constructed and lined with men's
striped suiting!!

Tailored front & back full pockets accommodate an iPad, magazines, file folders, etc.
4 Tailored Pleated Pockets
2 Side Pockets
8 Tool Slots

Dimensions:  13h x 16w x 6d
Opens to 13" x 11" - doctor's style!
Handles: 20" double handles and 40" shoulder strap!




Love this canary brocade with leather!





These one-of-a-kind Shibori dyed bags are to dye for!!




Offhand D
esigns has also created these fun totes!!

And Introducing! Jewelry for Knitters! 

Check out these fun bracelets made with vintage typewriter keys!!







Check out these hand-forged, pure silver interchangeable necklaces and earrings -
so you can wear your stitch
markers as jewelry!


Necklace comes with an adjustable 35" length of leather
so you can wear it the way you like!





Handmade stitch markers - lots of styles to choose from -
sooo pretty








 

 

Just in at The Tree - New for spring from Shibui - Twig!



Twig
A lovely blend of linen, recycled silk, and wool sportweight yarn...


...that bends and bows with grace, like new branches in the Spring.





It knits up into a beautiful fabric, soft and cool, with the kind of
drape that is simply effortless!
























And Announcing! Shibui's Spring Knit-A-Long - using Twig! 

Designed by Shellie Anderson, this season's Knit-A-Long
features the light and sophisticated scarf - Tier


Tier
Elongated rows of dropped stitches stack to create a layered effect in this light and thin accessory.
Available to knit in Shibui  twig yarn and at two lengths, Tier is the ideal scarf.


C'mon in and pick up your Shibui Twig and Tier pattern before the
official cast on
for the Shibui Spring Knit-A-Long -
Friday, March 20th
.


 

Just in at The Tree!  NEW Debbie Bliss!

First up - NEW yarn for Spring -

Debbie Bliss Eco Baby
!!

Eco Baby is a 100% organic and fair trade sport weight varigated cotton
in 12 fabulous colorways!

Check out these great designs -
from Debbie Bliss' NEW Eco Baby Prints book



























Next up - our favorite baby yarn is Baby Cashmerino!!
A machine washable sport weight cashmere blend.

And Debbie Bliss has done it again!
15 fabulous NEW designs for babies and kids!


C
heck out Debbie Bliss' Baby Cashmerino 5 book!































And if that's not enough - Debbie Bliss has a NEW book for our K9 friends -
over 20 designs for our stylin' woolly pals!

Debbie Bliss' Woolly Woofers!!  Too cute for words!






 

Just in at The Tree!  a huge shipment of Madelinetosh!

Stripes are hot this season! 

And we love to stripe with Madelinetosh Sock and Tosh Merino Light!!

Stripes are a fun way to play with color.  Check out these great designs -
full of stripes!



Love this stylish and fun to knit pullover!
Stripes and buttons add a little funk to an otherwise simple sweater!




This pullover has a relaxed, retro feel.
It’s made interesting – both to look at and to knit –
by the reverse color-work and illusion of shaping.






This hip jumper has all the good things we love in knitting!
A little bit of Japanese lace (which knits up really quickly), stripes, a really cool construction
and at the end a plain stockinette section for mindless TV knitting!






This is a lovely pattern to let the days go by while peacefully knitting away…
There are no complex stitches in this cowl, just putting together some stripes,
texture and lace as they suit you best!






Pick out your 2 favorite Tosh colors for this all garter stitch shawl.
The unusual shape makes it interesting to knit and to wear!






Here is a simply striped baby blanket perfect for swaddling. 
This project is ever so easy to pick up and set down; for busy lives and on the go knitters!





This sweet reversible striped cowl uses a simple slipped-stich pattern
to break up the mottled tones in the yarn!



 

 

It's time to accessorize your crafty hands!

We knitters and crocheters are often looking at our hands when we knit -
so why not adorn your wrists with hip & fun jewelry that you can admire while your knitting??

The gang at The Tree fell in love with these beautiful watches and stack bracelets!  And you will too!












Austin
A whimsical full numbered dial adds character to this handmade double wrap bracelet style watch.
The leather strap has color variations unique to each watch. Features antique plated brass studs
along the length of the strap and is fastened with a stainless steel buckle.






Gaucho
A multi-strand soft leather bracelet-style watch has an instant stacking look with an adjustable metal toggle closure.
The petite full-numbered dial comes in a satin plating finish and a strong selection of colors.






The Obi Collection
Handwoven outside of Kyoto, the Obi cord is made using traditional Japanese weaving techniques established over 400 years ago.
These graphic silk and cotton fabrics are combined with genuine leathers to craft bold watch straps and small accessories.
The mix of intricate patterns and unique color combinations creates a style heavy collection with substance.




A double wrap strap in silk Obi cord, backed with soft genuine leather, which slides under the watch case.
Color coordinated dials with minimal dot index finish off this sophisticated look.





Bracelets
Genuine leather single, double and triple wrap bracelets are designed with a choice of linen stitching,
a variety of brushed brass hardware and feminine charms. Colored leathers are featured in both
washed muted shades and vivid brights for versatile, mix and match options.

 

 

Stack Ups
Ready to wear, two and three piece stacking combinations for an easy and effortless layered style.
Each option features a seasonal mix of color and pattern from our line of genuine leather and Japanese woven Obi bracelets.
Designed to be worn with or without a watch.

Sedona

A multicolored woven fabric with a Southwest feel is detailed with leather accents.
The simple, full-numbered dial keeps this bohemian look sophisticated and easy to wear.



These and more examples for your knitting hands at The Tree!!



Just in at The Tree!  NEW Sublime! 
Luxurious Tweed DK
& Luxurious Aran Tweed!

 First up- Luxurious Tweed DK!

This gorgeously soft, summer tweed yarn comes in seven incredible colors
inspired by the wide expanses and natural landscapes of the open plains!

Luxurious Tweed DK is a standard double knitting yarn and will knit to all Sublime double knitting designs.
It is machine washable and easy care!

Sublime's NEW book has 13 great designs!







I tried this one on at the National Needle Arts Spring yarn market. 
I loved it!  You can wear it open, too!


























Next up - Luxurious Aran Tweed!



Sublime Luxurious Aran Tweed is using sumptuously soft baby Llama and the finest wool, blended together with a smattering of cotton in subtle accent colors. 

Luxurious Aran Tweed is machine washable and easy care!











 
 

 

 

Our $10K4MSF colorway created for Doctors Without Borders is a limited edition rainbow colorway that will be sold on our Twist Light base only. 100% of the profits from the yarn will go to Doctors Without Borders until we reach our goal of $10K.

Find this yarn at one of the stockists listed below.

Twist Light
Content: 75% superwash merino wool / 25% nylon
Length: 420 yrds/ 384 meters
Gauge: 26 – 30 sts/4 inches
Suggested needle size: US 1-2 or 2.5 – 2.75 mm
Care: machine wash in cold water / gentle cycle / air dry flat

- See more at: http://madelinetosh.com/10k4msf-care-colorway/#sthash.9IZk8WfE.dpuf

Our $10K4MSF colorway created for Doctors Without Borders is a limited edition rainbow colorway that will be sold on our Twist Light base only. 100% of the profits from the yarn will go to Doctors Without Borders until we reach our goal of $10K.

Find this yarn at one of the stockists listed below.

Twist Light
Content: 75% superwash merino wool / 25% nylon
Length: 420 yrds/ 384 meters
Gauge: 26 – 30 sts/4 inches
Suggested needle size: US 1-2 or 2.5 – 2.75 mm
Care: machine wash in cold water / gentle cycle / air dry flat

- See more at: http://madelinetosh.com/10k4msf-care-colorway/#sthash.9IZk8WfE.dpuf

Our $10K4MSF colorway created for Doctors Without Borders is a limited edition rainbow colorway that will be sold on our Twist Light base only. 100% of the profits from the yarn will go to Doctors Without Borders until we reach our goal of $10K.

Find this yarn at one of the stockists listed below.

Twist Light
Content: 75% superwash merino wool / 25% nylon
Length: 420 yrds/ 384 meters
Gauge: 26 – 30 sts/4 inches
Suggested needle size: US 1-2 or 2.5 – 2.75 mm
Care: machine wash in cold water / gentle cycle / air dry flat

- See more at: http://madelinetosh.com/10k4msf-care-colorway/#sthash.9IZk8WfE.dpuf

Our $10K4MSF colorway created for Doctors Without Borders is a limited edition rainbow colorway that will be sold on our Twist Light base only. 100% of the profits from the yarn will go to Doctors Without Borders until we reach our goal of $10K.

Find this yarn at one of the stockists listed below.

Twist Light
Content: 75% superwash merino wool / 25% nylon
Length: 420 yrds/ 384 meters
Gauge: 26 – 30 sts/4 inches
Suggested needle size: US 1-2 or 2.5 – 2.75 mm
Care: machine wash in cold water / gentle cycle / air dry flat

- See more at: http://madelinetosh.com/10k4msf-care-colorway/#sthash.9IZk8WfE.dpuf

Our $10K4MSF colorway created for Doctors Without Borders is a limited edition rainbow colorway that will be sold on our Twist Light base only. 100% of the profits from the yarn will go to Doctors Without Borders until we reach our goal of $10K.

Find this yarn at one of the stockists listed below.

Twist Light
Content: 75% superwash merino wool / 25% nylon
Length: 420 yrds/ 384 meters
Gauge: 26 – 30 sts/4 inches
Suggested needle size: US 1-2 or 2.5 – 2.75 mm
Care: machine wash in cold water / gentle cycle / air dry flat

- See more at: http://madelinetosh.com/10k4msf-care-colorway/#sthash.9IZk8WfE.dpuf
No time to knit? How about these fabulous wrist warmers from Ito -
ONLY $20.00








Need a gift for a Bling lover?...



These Double Wrap Bracelets are gorgeous and look great with our wristwarmers!!





The Tree also has lovely Fair Trade earrings handcrafted by local artists!!




Lots of fun Fair Trade knitting accessories from Lantern Moon as well!





These paper yarn bowls are super fun!!






Check out these super-cool project bags!




 Our Restoration Reconsidered pieces make wonderful gifts too!!





Just in - a huge shipment of beautiful yarn from Malabrigo!

And their stunning new Pattern Book - Malabrigo Book 6























Our new store is full of Malabrigo yarns!
From lace weight to super bulky Rasta - and everything in-between!

 

Just in - beautiful bags and accessories from Lantern Moon!


The Milano Bag is our new favorite!  It's a sophisticated tweed fabric bag
with the word "KNIT" subtley embroidered!



Interior features a small zippered pocket and large side pattern pocket.





Black & White Candy Stripes Tote
Heavy duty tote made of skillfully woven re-purposed plastic crate strapping.
Black interior. Great year-round style for carrying your projects and much more.

Durable and washable, and only $30!





Fiber/Recycled Paper Studio Basket


Roomy basket made of woven fiber and folded recycled paper.

Sure to be a conversation piece! 



Fiber/Recycled Paper Totes

Like the Studio Basket - made of woven fiber and folded recycled paper. 



    





Recycled Paper Yarn Bowl 
Creatively made bowl of wrapped recycled paper. Perfect size for a ball of yarn. 
Color variation is normal, since the paper and the printing on it changes. 

Each piece is truly unique!




Sunflower Pincushion
Pincushion with velvet petals and handwoven base!






Embroidered Eyeglass Case


Hand embroidered linen case for eyeglasses. 



Also - Check out our favorite NEW Bracelets!





And don't forget about our lovely pieces from Restoration Reconsidered!




This and more at The NEW Tree!
At our NEW Location -
2636 Monroe Street!


Our NEW SPACE just 2 doors down from our original location!

On the corner of Monroe and Knickerbocker streets in the NEW BUILDING called
"The Monroe"






And Introducing - NEW yarn from the Fibre Company - Knightsbridge!

Knightsbridge is a luxurious heathered yarn made from a variety of dyed fibers
that are lightly blended prior to spinning giving it a traditional tweed appearance.




The fiber qualities of Knightsbridge include the soft, lightweight, and insulating properties of baby llama,
the finest grade of merino wool for bounce and memory, and the natural luster of silk.



 


This light worsted weight yarn provides excellent stitch definition and is perfect for fresh modern garments
and accessories evoking classic traditions and distinctive style.






















C'mon in and see our NEW yarns and NEW space!  As well as our NEW products - you have to see!

Check out these super-cool bags!


Check out these pieces from Restoration Reconsidered.  It all started with a beat up old door that was picked off the side of the road. 
When it was transformed into a bulletin board/chalk board/magnet board/key holder, Lori and Megan Chrnelich fell in love with the process...



...Transforming old discarded items and re-purposing them became a passion (and a business) -
and kept things out of landfills, too
!



Find delightful ways to display family photos and mementos!






This and more at The NEW Tree!
 
All this and more at The NEW Tree!

And don't forget - There's FREE PARKING in the BACK of the BUILDING!


At our NEW SPACE just 2 doors down from our original location!

On the corner of Monroe and Knickerbocker streets in the NEW BUILDING called
"The Monroe"

C'mon in and see our NEW yarns and NEW space!  As well as our NEW products - you have to see!

 
 

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