Inspired kits. A unique knitting experience.
Our artisan accessories for knitters are hand-crafted in San Francisco and inspired by classic children's stories. Kits come with everything you need to read, remember and create with tools and materials from some of the most talented indie fiber artists.
Shop news

The shop will be closed for shipping between June 2 and June 29, reopening on June 30.

The shop won't be completely dark, though. I have a special release planned for June: the Big Woods shawl kit with a brand new, summer fresh yarn, will be reissued on Friday, June 10, and will begin shipping out on June 30. The shop will also reopen for orders on June 30, with a humdinger of a shop update on Monday, July 4.

Join me for Sock School, going on through July 31, in the Little Skein Ravelry group! There are festive knitalong activities for our Pippi socks, help for first-time and challenges for master-level sock knitters. 


    Goings-on at the Little Skein studio

    Summer is almost here!

    May 27, 2016

    Even though the calendar says summer is still a few weeks away, school is out here in San Francisco, so it's officially summer time to us.   I'll be closing the shop from June 2 to 29 while we enjoy family and vacation time. I have big plans: knitting and napping, Sock School (I am challenging myself to complete four pairs of socks), a Pippi Longstocking readalong and watchalong, lake time, puppy time, kid time, and family time.  We're working hard to get all current pre-orders out the door next week, so if you're waiting for an Ice Cream & Cake bag, know that it's on the sewing table and will be on its way to you before we close!...

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    We're looking for designers

    May 18, 2016

    I am delighted to open a call for submissions for our first collection of accessories, to be published in November 2016, as part of our Read.Knit.Remember kit series. We are planning a collection of four to six knitted accessories -- a shawl, cowl, hat and fingerless mitts -- and would love to consider your ideas and potentially commission your design! The collection will be inspired by the classic movie, “The Sound of Music,” its stars, story, songs, or locale, and design submissions are due June 24, 2016. We will be working with an independent yarn hand-dyer to create an exclusive color palette on two bases for us: a fingering weight merino/cashmere/nylon blend, and a luscious squishy DK superwash merino. In...

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    Sock School: Join me for a summer knitalong

    April 29, 2016

    I am delighted to announce the (hopefully first annual) summer Sock School knitalong! To me, socks are the absolutely perfect summer knitting. They're small, portable, perfect for pool-side and outdoor knitting, and they are endlessly magic. Bonus: come fall, your feet will be super warm and cozy! This summer, in celebration of our Bold & Brave kit, inspired by Pippi Longstocking, I'll be hosting a knitalong in the Little Skein Ravelry group and on Instagram with the #sockschool2016. I hope you'll join us -- we have lots of fun things in store, and here are all the details: What & where Sock School is a knitalong with support, happening in the Little Skein Ravelry group and on Instagram (#sockschool2016) It...

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