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Nua, Sweaters, and Travelling BlackSheep

October 2019

It's a Nua Kind of Season

Have you felt the fabulous Stolen Stitches Nua?  Developed by Stolen Stitches, Carol Feller, and Fyberspates, this Merino, Yak, and Linen yarn is delightful to knit with and continues to soften as you wear it thanks to that touch of linen.  This luscious, soft yarn is one of Kelli and Tina's favorites.  Tina is even using it for one of her sweaters on the Boxwood Cardigan Sweateralong! 

If you haven't tried Nua before, now is a great time to play with it.  Knit a sweater like Tina or try Kelli's Osage Shawl for something fun and soothing. 

Join us for a Sweater Knit-along! 

Here is my Boxwood Cardigan so far.  I'm really loving the Studio Donegal Soft, but this photo sure doesn't show the color well. Tina is making TWO Boxwood Cardigans.  One of them in Nua and one in Soft Donegal. You can still join us.  The pattern is available from BlackSheep Fiber Emporium or Ravelry. I've been adding videos for the sweater to our Facebook page and YouTube channel, you can check them out here: YouTube channel or Facebook page.  Make sure you subscribe to the channel so you don't miss Kelli's tips!  If we're lucky maybe Tina will share some of her tips too.  

Boxwood Cardigan pattern
Studio Donegal Soft

BlackSheep Out and About!

You can find BlackSheep at the Tigard Knitting Guild Retreat on Oct. 12-13, Portland Lace Society Lace Day (in Milwaukie, OR) on Oct. 12, and Ozark Fiber Fling (in Steeleville, MO) Nov. 1-2. 

Did you know that we do festivals?  And pop-up shops? And we teach? We love to visit with our favorite customers (that would be you!) and share our love of knitting, crochet, tatting, spinning, bobbin lace making, and any other needlecraft that catches our fancy. Do you have a yarny event where we could vend?  Tell us about it and we'll see if we can make it! ( and

Check Your Account Online

Keep track of your points and rewards online!  Did you know you can create a login and check your points balance through the website?  You can even redeem your rewards through the website. You earn $5 back for every $100 spent.  We may have closed the physical store, but you still earn points and are able to redeem rewards on all purchases (whether from the website or a festival).

Go here to register. :)

BlackSheep Fiber Emporium
6154 NE Brighton St
Hillsboro, OR 97124

By Appointment Only!
(Email Tina to set up an appointment-