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What's New at the Sow

23 hours ago

After being closed on Thanksgiving Day we're having a Four Day Sale at the Sow's Ear! (11/24-11/27/17) ... Show moreShow less

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3 days ago

Sad news for the Sow, but exciting news for Sylvie. Anyone who has come in with a knitting conundrum has witnessed her problem-solving magic. She is going to turn that keen eye to computer science, and so is leaving us to focus on her schoolwork. Fortunately, she will still be around to teach classes and give private lessons. Her last scheduled day is Saturday, December 9th. Stop by and wish her well! ... Show moreShow less

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2 weeks ago

Buy handmade items at The Sow’s Ear and we’ll donate
100% of the proceeds to Badger Prairie Needs Network!

Badger Prairie Needs Network works to meet the emergency food needs of thousands of people annually, many of them seniors and children, including over 3000 households in the Verona area.

Donate a handmade item in good condition to the fundraiser and get 25% off a future purchase. Fundraiser runs 11/1 through 11/30/17.
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November Fundraiser for Badger Prairie Needs Network

November 16, 2017, 12:00pm - November 30, 2017, 12:00pm

Buy handmade items at The Sow’s Ear and we’ll donate 100% of the proceeds to Badger Prairie Needs Network! Badger Prairie Needs Network works to meet the emergency food needs of thousands of people annually, many of them seniors and children, ...

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Late Night Social

Join us every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month for Late Night crafting and chatting! The Sow stays open until 11pm and it’s free to participate!

Two Day Event!

Saturday, May 13 – Sunday, May 14

Yarn and Fiber Blog

Sugar Bush Chill

The Sow’s Ear is excited to carry Sugar Bush Yarns, a luxury yarn from Canada. The Sugar Bush range includes 11 different yarns, ranging in weight from lace to super bulky. Sugar Bush aims to create yarns that will “inspire knitters and crocheters to create beautiful hand-knit projects that they’d be proud to wear or […]


Claudia Hand Painted Addiction

Formerly known as Claudia Hand Painted Fingering, Addiction is a gorgeous hand painted 100-percent merino wool fingering weight yarn dyed on a Louet base. Perfect for socks, shawls or special baby projects, this yarn knits up at 6.5-7 stitches to the inch on size 1-3 needles. Be sure to check out our store sample — […]


Frog Tree Llambrosia

Frog Tree Llambrosia is a luxurious 100% Peruvian baby llama yarn. Llama is lighter, warmer, and less scratchy than wool, making it perfect for projects that are worn close to the skin like scarves, cowls, hats and mitts.  This sport weight yarn knits up at 6 stitches to the inch on size 5 needles. Handwash, […]


Dream in Color Jilly Lace

Jilly Lace is a color-drenched semi-solid merino yarn from Dream in Color, a woman-owned independent yarn company that hand-dyes all their yarns in the United States. Jilly Lace was created as the perfect shawl yarn — a soft and lustrous single-ply construction lends itself to lace projects, and at almost 900 yards per hank it’s a great value. Jilly […]


Dream Club

Dream in Color, an independently-owned American business, features 15 yarn bases in more than 150 colors. The Sow’s Ear is pleased to offer Dream Club, an exclusive Dream in Color yarn and pattern released monthly. In October, Dream Club features the yarn base Everlasting in a gorgeous blend of blues, greens, and purples with hint of yellow that […]


Sun Valley Fibers Yarn Buddy

The Sow’s Ear is proud to stock yarn from Sun Valley Fibers, a local family-owned fiber farm with outstanding yarns. The shop also carries Sun Valley’s Yarn Buddy, a great tool that is best described as a lazy  Susan for your yarn. All you need to do is put your yarn cake or center-pull ball […]


Zara Hand Dyed

Zara Hand-Dyed yarn is a beautiful handpainted 100% extrafine merino wool yarn from TSCArtyarns. This superwash DK weight yarn has a slight twist resulting in great stitch definition. It knits up at 5.5 stitches to the inch on size 6 needles. Zara Hand-Dyed is spun in New York from Italian fibers. The colors are lush, […]


Knitcircus Cabaret

Cabaret by KnitCircus is a luxurious silk and wool blend DK yarn dyed locally by Jaala Spiro. The Sow’s Ear was thrilled to host Jaala with a special trunk show of KnitCircus yarns in July. While Jaala is known for her beautiful gradient yarns, she also dyes fabulous semi-solids like Cabaret. Cabaret is a blend […]


Road to China Silken Jewels

The Fibre Company’s Road to China Silken Jewels is a luxurious blend of baby alpaca (65%), cashmere (10%), camel (10%), and silk (15%). Silken Jewels is a sport weight yarn that knits up at 6 to 6.5 stitches to the inch on size 3-4 needles. This kettle-dyed yarn is strong, yet soft with a shiny […]


Sweet Georgia Yarns Panda Spinning Fiber

In addition to yarn, the Sow’s Ear stocks a variety of spinning fiber. Sweet Georgia Yarns Panda is a 60% superwash merino, 30% bamboo rayon and 10% nylon blend, making it soft and silky, yet strong. It is ideally suited for spinning into sock yarn. Panda is hand-dyed in professional acid dyes, resulting in good […]



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