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We've taken our original Beanie Bag monthly yarn tasting and are expanding it to the next level: BIG Beanie Bags!

Each Big Beanie Bag is a yarn tasting of epic proportions, with hand-picked hidden gems that let you try and discover awesome yarns from our extensive stash.

Each bag has enough yarn to make the included project, with 45+ yards each of 3-5 samples (approximately 200 yards per bag). These deluxe samples are stashed in a sweet drawstring project bag, along with knit notions, and a printed knit pattern designed exclusively for each month's bag.

Big Beanie Bags aren't only bigger, they come in colors! Choose from Cool Tones, Neutral Tones, Warm Tones, or Mystery. Treat yourself to an ongoing monthly subscription (that you can opt-out of at any time) for $25 a month, or pre-pay for 3-, 6-, or 12- month - perfect to gift to a friend!



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Our first Big Beanie Bag debuted on HSN in March of 2016 during their 24 hours of Craft during Craft Week! Available without a subscription, you can grab one of these all-inclusive kits and knit up into the lovely Gradient Kerchief!

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March 2017 Contents

We're on the final month of Jeanne's progressive Textures of Nevada Shawl project and we couldn't be more excited to see what's in store for this section! The March 2017 Big Beanie Bag will have you going out with a bang: it's stuffed with generous balls of Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine (for continuity, of course), soft Isager Alpaca 2, and color-ific Malabrigo Sock to finish your shawl, plus 4 seaming pins for putting your sections together and a surprise Bar-Maids Lo-Lo sample to pamper yourself after a job well done!

Plus, we threw in a pair of super-handy scissors from the Sexy Knitter, a packet of Soak Handmaid lotion, and a one-of-a-kind drawstring project bag!

We also included these lovely items in the February Big Beanie Bag:
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Jeanne Giles of Battle Born Knits Knits traveled her way across our great state of Nevada to pick up inspiration for a 3-month-long progressive shawl project!


This month's final installment features slipped stitches on the diagonal using yarns and colors that'll surely have you pining for full skeins!


Don't forget to post pictures of your shawl progress on the Big Beanie Bag board of the JBW Ravelry Group page!


This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Textures of Nevada Shawl

February 2017 Contents

This month, we're back with round two of the Textures of Nevada Shawl, which is shaping up to be absolutely gorgeous! For continuity, we kept Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine in the mix, along with two new beauties: new-to-us Madelinetosh BFL Sock, and original Cascade Heritage!

Plus, we threw in a pair of super-handy scissors from the Sexy Knitter, a packet of Soak Handmaid lotion, and a one-of-a-kind drawstring project bag!



We also included these lovely items in the February Big Beanie Bag:

  • The Sexy Knitter Scissors,
  • Soak Handmaid packet
  • and of course, a custom project bag!

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Jeanne Giles of Battle Born Knits Knits has been traveling her way across our great state of Nevada to pick up inspiration for a 3-month-long progressive shawl project!


This month's installment features a whole new set of textured stitches and eye-catching colors!


Don't forget to post pictures of your shawl progress on the Big Beanie Bag board of the JBW Ravelry Group page!


This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Textures of Nevada Shawl

January 2017 Contents

Have you started on your New Year's Resolutions - and projects? We have: a lovely, textured, progressively knit shawl designed by our Jeanne Giles!

The January Big Beanie Bags included three gorgeous yarns for the first section of this project, along with circular needle point protectors from Knitter's Pride to keep your project (and needle tips!) safe, Knitter's Pride stitch markers, a packet of Soak Handmaid lotion, and an exclusive drawstring project bag!



We also included these lovely items in the January Big Beanie Bag:


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Jeanne Giles of Battle Born Knits is traveling her way across our great state of Nevada to pick up inspiration for a 3-month-long progressive shawl project!

This month's installment features textured stitches and lovely colors to catch your interest and hold it - we can't wait to see what next month brings!

You can find more of Jeanne's patterns on her Ravelry page!

This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Textures of Nevada Shawl

December 2016 Contents

The December Big Beanie Bag was filled with all sorts of glitter - perfect for whipping up a quick project for your next holiday party! With generous samples of Cascade Sunseeker, Trendsetter Luna, and Universal Universe.

Be the belle of the ball with a fun and fanciful handbag with a mosaic slip-stitch pattern designed by our own Monika Evans!

This lovely accessory comes together with the included glittery buttons, and shiny D-ring hooks for creating adjustable straps.

We also included these lovely items in the November Big Beanie Bag:

  • Glittery Buttons
  • Shiny D-ring hooks for creating adjustable straps
  • Soak Handmaid packet
  • and of course, a custom project bag!

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Monika is our resident guru of glimmer: her outfits and her personality are as bubbly and sparkly as a glass of champagne!

It's no surprise she dreamed up such a fun bag, full of knitterly details like slipped stitches, plus hints of glitter throughout - the geometric motifs are the perfect foil for the glimmering yarn! We can't wait to see how you'll personalize your version of this awesome accessory!

You can find more of Monika's patterns on her Merry Clusters Ravelry page!

This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Slip Slip Bling Collage

Novemeber 2016 Contents

Brrr! Cold weather is officially here in Reno, and we're stocking up on our favorite oldies but goodies-stash staples that have stood the test of time - for winter crafting and gift-making!

We packed this month's bag with some of our all-time favorites! Along with 50-yard samples of each one, we've also included a pattern for adorable hat and mitts from Jeanne Giles.

We also included these lovely items in the November Big Beanie Bag:




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What better way to keep cozy in this cold weather than with a fun hat and wristers set?

Our Jeanne Giles (of Battle Born Knits) created the Stack It Up set to use the pretty colors in this month's bag to their fullest potential; the playful stripes will have you wanting to frolic in the snow before you can say Snowman!

You can find more of Jeanne's patterns on her Battle Born Knits Ravelry page!

This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Stack It Up Hat and Mitts

October 2016 Contents

This month, we wanted to get you acquainted with one of our cool-weather favorites: Rowan Pure Wool Worsted Superwash! It's a 100% wool, machine-washable yarn that we carry in over 50 gorgeous colors! Use it for colorwork, baby garments, home décor items, and anything else you can dream up!

Time and time again, we turn to Rowan for lovely, top-quality yarns that stand the test of time and pass the test of, "is it beautiful?", and it's no wonder they're an industry favorite! With a long-standing tradition of using superior, ethically-sourced natural fibers and an eye for color and design, Rowan stays at the top of our list for yarns we want to use in every project from a simple scarf to a complex lace shawl.

We also included these lovely items in the October Big Beanie Bag:

  • Stitch Sprouts Jeweled Stitch Markers
  • Susan Bates Handi Tool
  • Exclusive knit legwarmers pattern from Rachel Roden
  • Soak Handmaid packet
  • Adorable drawstring project bag

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Our Rachel is a color-lover, to be sure - you'd be hard-pressed to find this industrious designer working with just one color at a time!

She dreamed up an extra-special project this month: a lovely pair of stranded-colorwork legwarmers!

You can find more of Rachel's patterns on her Unraveled Designs Ravelry page!

This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Leafy Legwarmers

September 2016 Contents

You're sure to have noticed a theme in this month's bag: all of these fabulous yarns hail from the United Kingdom!

It's only natural - they have one of the longest-standing traditions in wool production and yarn spinning, and we're excited to introduce you to a few of our favorite things from across the pond, along with an exclusive pattern and a helpful tutorial on quilt stitch!

This month's bag is filled to the gills with 50-yard samples of some amazing British yarns:West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4-ply, Sirdar Snuggly 4-ply, Baa Ram Ewe Titus, and Sublime Baby Cashmere Merino Silk 4-ply.

In addition to these amazing yarns, we've also tucked in a few goodies, including #6 beads and a beading hook, and a packet of Soak Handmaid!

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Monika (a.k.a. merryClusters on Ravelry) is a fan of color, so she had no trouble dreaming up a design to feature all 4 colors in this month's bag!

Her gorgeous Peaky Beanie features fun stripes and contrasting quilt-stitch details to add pizzazz! Begun in the round, the decreases on the top form a square for an interesting structural detail that's sure to have everyone asking you, "Where did you get that hat?!"!

This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Peaky Beanie

August 2016 Contents

We're thrilled to bring you very special bag this month, packed with hand-painted pretties from one of our favorite dyers: Koigu!

This family-centered company, run by Maie Landra and her daughter Taiu, specializes in exquisite colorways, each skein painstakingly painted by hand. A true grass-roots business, they've kept their home-based operation just big enough to be run by Maie, Taiu, and a handful of local employees, and they pour love and care into each skein they paint - and you can see the gorgeous results for yourselves!

For this sampler, we've picked 2 colors each of Koigu American Merino, a soft, sport-weight merino wool, and either two of Koigu KPM or one of KPM and one of KPPPM, a lovely, fingering-weight merino wool.

Included in the bag as well are a Nancy's Perfect Notions Case, a compact notions holder with see-through compartments so you can find what you're looking for in a snap, plus a sample of Handmaid Lotion by Soak!

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Sometimes you just need a little something to keep the chill off your neck, and this month's pattern for a Scarflette in Koigu's delicious merino wool is just the ticket!

Working up quickly on a size 6 needle, this lovely little thing was designed by Rachel of Unraveled Designs; it features a very wearable asymmetrical shape and rows of eyelets for visual interest - and, of course, Koigu's beautiful colors!

This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Neapolitan Scarflette

July 2016 Contents

Luxury yarns have their place, but sometimes you need a good stash-staple superstar in your back pocket - or in your knitting bag!


Plymouth Galway Worsted is just the yarn you want in your corner for creating garments, accessories, and home décor items meant to last: it's a 100% pure wool yarn in a versatile worsted weight, available in a wide range of solid and heathered colors sure to catch your eye!

We packed this month's Big Beanie Bags with Galway Worsted in pretty color palettes, along with a pattern for a gorgeous, brioche-cable cowl!

We've also included some novel notions: a full-size spool of Lee Highlighter Tape, a sample packet of Handmaid Lotion to pamper your hands, and a custom project bag!

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This month's featured pattern is stunning - who knew a few slipped stitches, yarnovers, and k2togs could be so eye-catching? Brioche stitch is the reason; this special technique creates a squishy, lofty fabric with stretch and springback - perfect for a cowl made to look great season after season!

Designed by Vanessa Ewing, this brioche-cable beauty uses multiple contrast colors on a solid background for a fun, gradient look.

This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Brioche Cable Cowl

June 2016 Contents

Modern knitters know that yarn construction matters: the way a yarn is built can complement its fibers and behavior to result in many different desired effects, such as durability, resistance to pilling and stretching, or even color sequencing.



This month's yarns are a mixed bag, literally: single-ply, chainette, plied, and flecked, self-striping tweed combine to make something truly magical!

To help you try them out, we put together a bag with 50-yard samples of Berroco Maya, Juniper Moon Farm Moonshine, Plymouth Mushishi, and HiKoo Kenzie, plus a printed pattern from Jeanne of Battle Born Knits that uses them all in a wonderfully warm cowl, a full-sized Chibi Tapestry Needle set, a Knitting Dolly for making knitted I-cord, and a sample of Heel foot cream from Soak, all packed away in a custom drawstring bag!



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Our very own Jeanne Giles of Battle Born Knits hopped to her needles and whipped up a fun striped cowl to put these gorgeous yarns to the test (and show them off!). With simple lace elements mixed with forgiving rib stitch, this lovely cowl is as versatile as it is warm.

You can even knit an i-cord tie (use your new Knitting Dolly!), thread it through the lace, and scrunch it up on one side for a stylish twist, or cinch the top together to make it into a slouchy hat!

This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Lacy Stripes Cowl

May 2016 Contents

To celebrate our inaugural bag, we introduced you to the newest yarn from one of our longest standing vendors:


Rowan Softyak DK!



This month's bag comes with four 48-yard mini-balls of Softyak DK in carefully curated color palettes, plus a printed pattern for sensational striped fingerless mitts from the Rowan Design Team!

We've also thrown in an ultra-pampering pack of generously-sized samples from Bar Maids, Lo-Lo Cuticle Intensive, Lo-Lo Lip Balm, and the tried-and-true original, Lo-Lo Body Bar. To top it off, we've included a packet of Soak Heel and wrapped it all up in a custom drawstring bag that you can use to carry your work-in-progress!

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Who doesn't need a pair of fabulous fingerless mitts? Whether you're keeping your fingers free for typing or just more knitting, these gorgeous Wrist Warmers from the Rowan Design Team will keep your hands warm and beautiful while you do it!

This sweet pattern uses all four colors of Softyak DK in this month's bag for a striped and sensational design sure to please even the pickiest eye!

This pattern is only available to BIG Beanie Bag subscribers. If you're a subscriber looking to download your pattern, please follow the link to this month's Beanie Bag Info Page given on the printed materials in your bag.


Wrist Warmers

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