Header: HOW TO SHOP -- Support the Sow! Here's how.

Need something to do? Get your yarn & supplies while supporting a local business!

We’ll update this page frequently with ways to shop remotely at The Sow’s Ear. See below for details. (Last update: 3/24/2020)

You can always call us with questions at (608) 848-2755 or email yarn@knitandsip.com.

Ways to shop

You can:

  • Buy an electronic gift card. For your future shopping, for a friend, for a birthday that’s still happening even if we’re all staying home. Available for $5-100.

OR

  • Have your order shipped (yarn, supplies, and bulk coffee/tea). We’re offering $2 flat-rate shipping for the time being! To place an order, you can:
    • Call or email. We’re here 9 A.M. to 2 P.M., Monday through Friday.
    • Place an order online! Click “Shop” above to get started.
    • DM us on Instagram or Facebook. 

Project help

  • Project planning
    • Need help picking yarn? Our yarn staff is happy to help. We’ll get you the photos, color combinations, and alternatives you need make your project a real joy.
  • Knit and crochet questions & troubleshooting. We want your projects to be a success! Let our expert staff & teachers help you out of any trouble you might have run into without your knitting group sitting by your side. 🙂
    • For now, call the store at (608) 848-2755 during business hours (9-2:00, Monday-Friday).
    • We’re reachable by email if you need to send photos, and we’re watching our Facebook and Instagram messages.
    • We’re also investigating other platforms for video chat and detailed help/teaching.

Special promotions

Brooklyn Tweed: Apart Together. “Apart together” is where we’re at right now, and Brooklyn Tweed is helping us all cope. They’re helping buoy up the stores that stock their yarn with this pay what you choose campaign. You pick the discount level, but no matter what, a percentage of your purchase is credited to the yarn store of your choice. Consider supporting us in this way while also showing our friends at Brooklyn Tweed some love!

Watch this space, as well as our Facebook and Instagram, for other updates.

Yarn listing

We have the following yarn lines in stock at the store, ready to pick up or ship. We can even have them wound for you, and include needles, patterns, and other notions if needed. We stock ChiaoGoo needles in a wide array of sizes. We also have craft kits for kids and adults. Contact us for details.

We’ll be adding images all the time, but please call us (608-848-2755) or send a message (Facebook, Instagram, or yarn@knitandsip.com) for photos of specific colors! We’re happy to work with you!

  • Amano Yarns
    • Mayu Lace
    • Warmi
  • Anzula Luxury Fibers
    • Squishy with Cashmere
  • Berroco
    • Coco
    • Macro
    • Millefiori Light
    • Sesame
    • Ultra Alpaca
    • Ultra Wool
    • Ultra Wool Chunky
    • Ultra Wool DK
    • Ultra Wool Fine
  • Brooklyn Tweed
    • Loft
    • Peerie
    • Quarry
    • Shelter
    • Vale
  • Brown Sheep
    • Lamb’s Pride Worsted
    • Prairie Spun
  • Ella Rae
    • Chunky Merino Splash
    • Seasons
  • Fiber Seed — SOW EXCLUSIVE OPTIONS!
    • Pigs on the Roof, fingering weight, Sow’s Ear exclusive colorway!
  • Fil Katia
    • Air Lux
    • Big Paint
    • Paint
  • Frabjous Fibers / Wonderland
    • Blossoms
    • DeSTITCHnation Travel Club 2020! On Mad Hatter sport base. We still have at least one skein of all three months so far!
    • Mad Hatter
    • Mary Ann
  • HiKoo
    • CoBaSi Plus
    • Concentric Cotton
    • Simplicity Spray
  • Interlacements — LOCAL!
    • Zig Zag
  • Jamieson’s of Shetland
    • Spindrift
  • Juniper Moon Farms
    • Cumulus
    • Cumulus Dappled
    • Cumulus Rainbow
    • Herriot Fine
      Herriot Great
    • Neve
    • Patagonia
    • Pollock
    • Stargazer Brushed
  • Kelbourne Woolens
    • Andorra
    • Scout
  • Knitted Wit
    • Victory Sock — including National Parks colorways, and a few remaining HerStory 2019 colors!
  • Kraemer Yarns
    • Mauch Roving, sold by the ounce
  • Lang
    • Cashmerino
    • Jawoll sock yarns — various patterns/prints
    • Jawoll Magic Degrade
    • Jawoll darning thread
  • Lily
    • Sugar & Cream
  • Lopi
    • Lettlopi
  • Malabrigo
    • Nube
    • Rastita
    • Rios
    • Susurro
  • Manos del Uruguay
    • Alegria
    • Marina
    • Milo
  • Mountain Colors
    • Warn & Wooly Throw Kit
  • Noro
    • Akari
    • Bachi
    • Kiso
    • Kumo
    • Kureyon Air
    • Mirai
    • Silk Garden, Silk Garden Solo
    • Silk Garden Sock, Silk Garden Sock Solo
    • Tokonatsu
  • Ogle Design — LOCAL!
    • Coloration Fingering gradient cakes
  • Quince & Co.
    • Sparrow
  • Regia
    • Sock yarns — many patterns and prints, including Arne & Carlos Design Line, Pairfect & Pairfect Kids, Nautic Collection, natural/undyed, and cotton
    • Darning thread
  • Round Mountain Fibers
    • Spruce Fingering
    • Worsted
  • Rowan
    • Alpaca Soft
    • Big Wool
    • Brushed Fleece
    • Cotton Cashmere
    • Creative Linen
    • Felted Tweed
    • Fine Lace
    • Kidsilk Haze
    • Silky Lace
    • Snuggly DK
    • Softyak DK
    • Summerlite 4-ply
  • Schoppelwolle
    • Boots
    • Edition 3
    • Zauberball Crazy
    • Zauberball Crazy Cotton
    • Zauberwolle
  • Stitch Together Studios
    • 4 oz hand-dyed BFL spinning fiber
    • Stitch Smooth Sock — including 2020 color of the month!
  • Sugar Bush Yarn Company
    • Chill
    • Itty Bitty
  • Sun Valley Fibers — LOCAL!
    • Merino spinning fiber, 4 oz.
    • 1/2 skein “mega mini” sizes of superwash worsted
  • Sweet Georgia
    • Flaxen Silk DK
    • Flaxen Silk Fine
    • SeaSilk Lace
    • Tough Love Sock
  • Tahki Stacy Charles
    • Cotton Classic
  • The Fibre Co.
    • Road to China Light
  • Urth
    • Harvest Fingering
    • Monokrom Fingering
    • Uneek Fingering
  • West Yorkshire Spinners
    • The Croft Shetland Tweed
    • Signature 4-Ply sock yarns — solids and “country birds” colors