November 14, 2018

The Ghastlies return!

A beloved fabric from the past is back — with a new spin! The Ghastlies have returned! We have made many bags depicting various days in the life of this motley crew. But now, it is as if the design gods have heard our pleas. They have returned… with YARN!!!

These will ship by the 15th of December, so don’t forget your Christmas list!

We will have two fabric designs to choose from — mix and match! There are also gorgeous yarns from Skeino, vintage embroidery scissors, stitch kits and more!!! Do Not miss out!

These will be available for a limited time! Set your alarm for 9 a.m. PST this Friday! <3

November 13, 2018

Peppermint Mocha Sock Kit Preorders

The winds have changed and the feeling of winter has crept into the air. This time of year there is nothing better than a nice pair of hand knit socks to keep your toes warm. C.C. Almon of Java Purl Designs and I have created another wonderful seasonal-inspired sock kit based on her Peppermint Mocha Sock pattern. Each kit and will include a skein of my Snug base yarn in the Peppermint Mocha colorway, a Ravelry pattern download code and this cute hand-stamped progress keeper.

Originally, back in 2016 when this pattern was first published, I created a darker peppermint colorway. But this year I decided to give it an update and this new version starts with a mint green base and has splashes of greens, pinks, browns and a few other colors mixed in.

Please keep in mind when ordering this product that this is a stock photo and there are no dye lots. This means that color distribution and saturation will vary greatly from skein to skein, from kit to kit, and from what is depicted in these photo. Preorders for these kit are available starting today and will close on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. EST. I can only make a select number of kits based on the supplies I have on hand and all kits will ship in late November or early December 2018.

November 8, 2018

Shop Update & New Colorways

Hi everyone! Hope you are all having an awesome fall season. I know I am loving the chance to wear all of my hand knits. I have some really great sweater yarn, it is so soft and cozy, and I have been knitting a ton of sweaters lately.

I updated my shop this week and there are lots of yarns and colors to choose from. Lots of sweaters quantities available on my Clover fingering weight and my Worsted Merino bases. The Clover base is 85% SW Merino and 15% nylon and is so soft and lovely. The worsted weight is 100% SW merino and again, it is super soft and cozy. I also have some great MCN yarn available in a variety of colorways.

There’s lots of fall- and winter-inspired colors in this update. I have really been wanting to use tonals lately so I have some nice red, green, blue, brown and plum tonals that would be great for any project.

Please check it out and thank you so much for supporting my shop. It really has been a dream of mine for some time now and I am so happy to be finally starting this new chapter in my life.

October 22, 2018

New bases and colours for the Fall season

In two weeks’ time we will be showcasing our yarns and knitting accessories in the City of London at Yarnporium. I have been dyeing up lots of new colours for the show to really showcase what West Green Loft Yarns is all about. Please visit the shop and sign up to receive a discount off your first order!

October 4, 2018

Halloween Collection Release

It’s finally the time of year where I shop for things that hang out in my home all year round!

These lovely bags were created with the idea that Halloween can be any time of year!

Live at 9 a.m. PST Friday, October 5th.

All items are limited and ready to ship! Act fast before they vanish for another year!

Note: ALL Spooked Bags are one of a kind! You will be the only person in the world with that bag! Sweet!

October 2, 2018

Nerd Bird Makery

Nerd Bird Makery is a small online shop — with a home base in Portland, Oregon — specializing in unique goods for crafters.

The motivation for launching this shop was the desire to create diverse and inclusive products representing knitters of all backgrounds. Over the last year, we’ve been pretty fortunate to be able to donate some of the profits to causes we believe in, including women running in the midterm elections (Sharice Davids, Shireen Ghorbani and Lucy McBath), the ACLU and World Relief, an organization that works with refugees.

Our shop is currently stocked with enamel pins, apparel, totes and paper goods, including art prints, greeting cards and gift tags.

Interested in seeing our products in person? We have products in select local yarn shops across the U.S. and we will also be at Indie Untangled in the Canon Hand Dyes booth.

So many indie dyers. One email.
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