Here at Between 2 Lakes, the store carries a varied stock of yarn. The store caters to all price ranges. Our motto is “just do it!”, pick up needles and or hook and begin to enjoy the benefits of knitting or crocheting.
Yarns we carry
Estelle Worsted, Chunky and DK weight yarn. This a washable wool blend that comes in a huge array of colours. The price is affordable for this soft and multi use yarn. Sweaters, hats, mittens and blankets are some items to knit. “Lumiere” is a 50/50 wool and acrylic yarn, varigated with jewel tones having 200meters per ball. A new addition, “Magic Shawl” is a shawl in a ball!. Following the free pattern, the yarn patterns out to a beautiful and unique shawl with leaves.
Briggs and Little. I carry the “Tuffy” in the work sock colours with patterns avaliable too. I also carry the already knit DuraSox in mens Med. and Large size. My husbands very favourite. Want a gift?, not a work sock knitter?, these are perfect for the men in your life.
Katia. I carry the super soft Kashwool socks and more. With cashmere, this large ball with a big 410 mts. is a shawl or sweater calling. Priced at $19.99. Also carry “Melody Jacquard Print” and “Magic Diamond Flash”. Both these yarns are self patterning and come with free support patterns from Katia. Not forgetting the “Merino-Lino”,a washable 80% wool and 20% linen. Soft and squishy, beautiful with the linen visible throughout. The “Ombre Cotton” is six balls of 100% cotton in graduated tonal colours. A free pattern for a lovely shawl is included in the package.
Universal Yarns. The “Deluxe Worsted Tweed” is a favourite for sweaters. This 90% superwash wool blend is a worsted weight and comes in great tweedy colours!. The “Uptown DK Colours” is an anti-pilling 100% acrylic yarn. In self striping and solids, this is a very popular for babies and children. “Bamboo Bloom Handpaints” is a funky thick and thin yarn that I use to teach new knitters. One skein makes a lovely cowl, and it comes in many bright and blended colours. You do need one in each colour. The ever popular “Bamboo Pop” in 50% bamboo and 50% cotton is a staple for those cool summer tank tops and is becoming the top pick for baby and childrens wear. “Revolutions” is 560 meters of fluffy mohair!. A bulky weight which knits or crochets up quickly, and comes in long verigations of beautiful colours.
Fibre Natura. I am loving the “Kingston Tweed” as a new yarn to the store. It is a DK weight and I have already knit up the cute sweater that is a free pattern for this yarn. It contains wool, alpaca and mixed fibre. With the alpaca it has a lovely halo for this tweed yarn. “Lina” is 68% linen and 32% cotton. A favourite for the warmer weather in DK weight. It also comes with 2 free support patterns which I have knit and are awesome.
King Cole. Both new yarns to the store……“Cotton Top” DK and “Indulge” chunky weight. The Cotton Top is 78% acrylic with 22% cotton. King Cole has wonderful patterns, besides a lovely spring sweater, this is a popular yarn for babies with the cotton adding extra softness. The Indulge is 70% acrylic, 21% polyester and 9% alpaca. The alpaca gives a nice halo, and the colour choices are stunning.
Malabrigo. Carrying “Mechita”, 100% merino superwash. One of the softest yarns ever!. Loving the autumn colours in the store now. Have a lovely shawl knit with this in the store now.
Zen Garden. This Canadian hand dyed yarn is dyed in Sarnia Ont. I carry the “Superfine Fingering” with 90% superfine superwash merino and 10% nylon. The yarn is milled in Italy and is incredibly soft. In so many beautiful colours , including the Art Walk Series. Zen Garden custom ed dyed our yarn crawl wildflower colour of Forget me not. A beautiful range of blues with just a touch of green and white. Also the “Lux Blanc” in “Serenity Silk” a 75% superwash merino, 15% cashmere and 10% silk. The blanc is machine knit then dyed, creating the long variegation of colours. You then unravel and knit with pure bliss! There is approx. 750 yds to knit a big beautiful shawl!
Cascade Yarns. I have lots of Cascade 220 100% wool, in many colours including the popular Heathers. This is a store favourite for felted mitts etc. We had a knit along here using this for the Veronika sweater. The yarn has structure which makes it hold its shape very well. Also carry the “Ultra Pima” cotton. This is the preferred yarn for the Knitted Knockers, also for summer knits. “Cartwheel” is a chunky 100% acrylic variegated yarn, perfect for afghans and big scarves. “Ecological Wool” is 100% undyed peruvian wool made in Peru. A big 437 meters on this chunky yarn. “Sorata” is a hidden gem!. With 70% baby llama and 30% silk in a fingerling yarn with 400 meters it is a shawl waiting just for you! Four colours to choose from.
“Stout” is another 100% peruvian wool made in Italy by Borgo dePazzi. This chunky yarn has 2 colours twisted together for a natural heathered look. At 200 g and 300m there is lots to love.
Mineville Wool Project. Now available the Merino Single Ply DK in stunning vibrant colours!. 200 meters and machine washable. Good for anything you need to be warm!.
Ancient Arts. Carrying the Reinvent Too, which is a worsted weight in 49% wool, 34% mohair, 11% nylon, 4% acrylic, 2% silk. Lots to love in there!. My personal favourite, it comes in beautiful colours just waiting to be a sweater or vest!. Hand dyed in Canada, made in South Africa.
Manos Del Uruguay. Carrying the lovely “Milo” which is 65% merino and 35% linen. What an amazing mix of fibres! A lot of store samples in shawls, ponchos and vests have been knit in this lovely DK yarn. “Maxima” is 100% wool in fair trade extrafine merino. Can be felted for mitts etc. or just enjoyed for its soft warmth. “Marina” is a 100% merino superwash lace weight yarn with 800 meters on one skein!
Diamond Select. “Olivia” is our comparable yarn to Marble Chunky. A big 220g, 304 m ball comes in a range of colours. “Hero No.1” is a worsted weight anti-pilling 100% acrylic yarn. Presently carry 2 shades of peach only. “Twinkle” is an anti pilling DK weight baby yarn. It is 100% acrylic and comes in lovely tonal colours.