February 14, 2017

A giveaway, new colors, and CASHMERE!

With Pointed Sticks Yarn’s most recent shop update featured a new line up of colors, and a new luxury base: Fountain Pen. Fountain pens are the height of luxury when it comes to writing tools. They write smoothly, and are frequently collectors’ items. This fingering base has a similar feel. This plush 3-ply yarn is composed of 70% Superwash Merino, 20% silk and 10% Cashmere, giving it a gorgeous sheen and an unbelievable softness.

To celebrate reaching 1,000 followers on Instagram, I’m giving away a skein of yarn from my shop to one winner! Head over to Instagram to enter before Friday, February 17, 2017.

April 29, 2016

Introducing the With Pointed Sticks Yarn Cape Cod Collection!

With Pointed Sticks Yarn is excited to announce the launch of the limited edition Cape Cod Collection! This new collection is made up of four new colorways plus one favorite that capture snapshots of Cape Cod.

With the launch of this collection, we are also introducing a new base – Calligraphy Fingering! Calligraphy Fingering is 50% superwash merino/50% silk. Each skein is 100 grams and 438 yards. This base takes color in a more subtle way than some of my other bases, and the result is a watercolor effect, perfect for this collection!

The Cape Cod Collection will launch on Friday, April 29th at 7:00 p.m. EST in the With Pointed Sticks Yarn Etsy shop, and will only be available until the end of July! Full skeins of each color will be available on Ballpoint Sock (80% superwash merino/20% nylon, 100g/400y) and the new Calligraphy Fingering bases. Mini skein sets of all five colors will be available in both bases as well. All colors will be available dyed-to-order on any of my current bases (full skeins only – mini skeins cannot be dyed-to-order).

January 22, 2016

New Base and Free Shipping!

With Pointed Sticks is expanding their line of hand-dyed yarns to include a new base: Glitter Gel Pen DK!

This base is made up of the same fiber content as existing Glitter Gel Pen Fingering, but thicker and squishier; perfect for cozy winter accessories or garments.

– 4-ply
– 75% superwash Merino, 20% nylon, 5% silver-toned stellina
– 231 yards/100 grams

It is currently available in my shop in colorways “Tulip Fields” and “Mixed Berries.”

Also new to the shop is free shipping on all orders within the United States over $50 with coupon code FREESHIPPING

December 28, 2015

With Pointed Sticks Yarn End-of-Year Sale!

With Pointed Sticks Yarn is having an end-of-year sale! Take 15% off everything in the shop (including dyed-to-order yarns!) with coupon code SEEYA2015 until 12/31/15.

Also, it’s your last chance for colorways Peppermint Stick and All Is Bright this year, because they’re leaving the shop on December 31, 2015. Make sure to grab them while they’re here and on sale!

December 11, 2015

With Pointed Sticks Yarn Giveaway!

With Pointed Sticks Yarn is giving away two coordinating skeins in the Ballpoint Sock base (80 sw merino/20 nylon; 400 yds/100 gram skein). One in Peppermint Stick, the other in Emerald. Perfect for two-color shawls, coordinating heels and toes, or fun color work!

To enter:
1. Follow @withpointedsticks on Instagram
2. Tag 2 or more knitting friends in the comments of this original post

That’s it! Winner will be selected on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, by random number generator.

October 28, 2015

Holiday Yarns Are Here!

I knit a pair of “Christmas socks” every year, and I know I’m not alone in that tradition! Three holiday colorways on two different bases are now available in the With Pointed Sticks Yarn shop. From left, “Ice Queen,” “All Is Bright,” and “Peppermint Stick.” All three are available on Ballpoint Sock, a Merino-nylon blend, and “Peppermint Stick” and “All Is Bright” are available on Glitter Gel Pen, a Merino-nylon-stellina sock yarn. Perfect for annual holiday socks, shawls, or mittens!

October 13, 2015

With Pointed Sticks Yarn has Launched!

I am excited to announce the launch of the Etsy shop for With Pointed Sticks Yarns!

I am a long-time knitter and spinner, and always on the lookout for new fiber-related hobbies. In the past few years, I have become obsessed with indie hand-dyed yarns, and which let to wanting to try my own hand-dyeing.

I ended up falling in love with the process, from choosing a color palette to watching how colors work together on a skein and experimenting with techniques.

The shop currently has two bases in stock:

Ballpoint Sock
Ballpoint pens are the go-to writing instrument, and this base is my go-to sock yarn! This squishy 2-ply is composed of 80% superwash merino and 20% nylon, making it perfect for socks, shawls, and garments. Skeins are 400 yards/100 grams.

Rollerball Worsted
Rollerball pens write smoothly, with just a little bit of “grab.” There’s a novelty to them, while they are still highly functional and a great stand-by, just like this base. Because this base is 100% non-superwash merino, it has a certain cozy, rustic feel to it, while its 4-plies make it smooth and durable. It’s ideal for hats, scarves, mittens, sweaters – anything meant to be cozy and warm on super cold days. Skeins are 218 yards/100 grams.

New bases and colorways will be arriving soon!

In addition to what is in stock, I accept custom orders. Don’t hesitate to get in touch! I’d love to work with you!