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A Sampling of Stranded Colorwork
From single stitch patterns to intricate motifs, you'll find stranded colorwork traditions around the world—each has their own interpretation and yet they share so much. In this post, we explore a few of these traditions and how they've inspired our own patterns!
'Teas' the Season
Every holiday season, the Mice gather their favorite teas and mix up some festive brews! Please enjoy these five fun drinks recipes.
The Touch of Alpaca
From lace-weight to chunky-weight and everything in between, from super luxurious to hardy basics, from tweedy to fluffy—so many yarns we carry have a little alpaca in them!
We're Making: Autumn 2021
The Churchmouse staff shares what's on their needles, hooks, and in their teacups this fall!
This year, Churchmouse Yarns & Teas turns 21 years old—and we are so grateful. At this milestone, we take a look back on the path we've taken, then look forward to the next steps of our journey!
Our local berries make us want to knit and stitch and bake! Read on to discover a blackberry-inspired knitting stitch and a delicious berry crisp recipe.
A Sampling of Lace
From simple eyelets to intricate patterns, we've always been fascinated by lace knitting. At Churchmouse, we aim to design lace projects that are both aspirational and accessible —explore some of our favorites with us!
The Touch of Linen
Linen has been a warm-weather favorite for thousands of years—and it's been in our knitting and crocheting baskets for nearly as long!
We're Making: Summer 2021
The Churchmouse staff shares what's on their needles, hooks, and in their teacups this summer!
Go Out, Breathe In
A break in the clouds encourages us to take a break of our own! Let's grab a project, some snacks, an extra layer, and step outside.
The Touch of Cotton
Cotton is the most widely used natural fiber in the world—and we love to knit with it, too!
Just Add Color
We ease our way into adding color to our knitting list, starting with a little peek and working our way up to a splash!
The Cream Tea...and an all-in-one recipe
We explore the homey tradition of a cream tea and share a recipe for our Jammy Cream Scones. Scone' appetit!
An Ode to Emma
We celebrate Emma Bridgewater, the British creamware maker who's mugs have held our tea since the early days of Churchmouse.
Refresh Your Knits
Treat your woolens well, and they'll last and last! Here's how to take good care of your hand-knit pieces.