New Yarn and Blazing Needles

April 7, 2011

I just got back from a skiing trip out in Park City with my family but because my poor old knees don’t let me ski, I did a lot of knitting when I was out there.  I also drove to Salt Lake City to drop in at Blazing Needles, recommended to me by Susan Lawrence via Ravelry.  What a cute shop.  It’s in a residential district and I just loved the feel of the place.


Check out all the Koigu Yarn that they carry!  I had to hold myself back. Such a great selection:

And they had a lot of Malabrigo. Love.

Do you need buttons?  This is just a part of their incredible button selection:

I bought some Cascade 220 Superwash  along with a stripey Shibui Merino Worsted in order to make this hat by Jared Flood.

And I also bought this incredible silk yarn with glass beads by Tilli Tomas.  I just couldn’t help myself.  And guess what? It’s called Rock Star! How great is that?  I can’t wait to use it.  I bought a little cowl pattern at the store that I may use for it. Look how gorgeous this stuff is:

And here is a sneak peek at a project I’m working on that I just love:



  1. lovely wall of koigu! Great pics btw, not just b/c of pretty yarn.

  2. wow, that looks like a great store!! I love how many button choices they have, looks amazing.

  3. Glad you liked the shop!

  4. The Koigu wall is crazy! What are you going to knit with your Tilli Thomas yarn? It’s so pretty!

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