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Shibui Vine, Banderzombie, and Jimmy Beans Bunny
Jimmy Beans Wool

A Note From Our Chief Knitter

Madelinetosh Price Increase

Extra, extra read all about it!

Wool, knitting, and crochet are more popular than ever! In fact, our beloved hobby is so popular that wool prices reached an all-time high this fall (which, according to my friends in the industry, means the farmers are making more - yay!). For reference, the cost of wool has increased > 250% in the past 10 years. That said, I'm certainly NOT an economist and I don't claim to understand all of the crazy details of trading prices, but I do know that these increased wool prices significantly affect the brands that we carry, particularly those brands that are small & family owned like our own! (For data geeks like me, check out this chart... it's pretty cool!).

As such, our friends at Madelinetosh have increased their prices 3%-15%, depending on the yarn. (For example, ASAP will be $.50 more - Tosh Merino, $3.50 more). These changes don't go into effect at JBW until April 1st... so you still have a couple of weeks to stock up at the old prices! Go get 'em - and thanks for supporting all of us in the wool business!

Madelinetosh Farm Twist yarn Barbara Deserved Better

Farm Twist

Barbara Deserved Better

Madelinetosh Pashmina yarn Cactus Flower


Cactus Flower

Madelinetosh Tosh Chunky yarn Hi/Lo

Tosh Chunky


Madelinetosh Tosh DK yarn Venus in Blue Jeans

Tosh DK

Venus in Blue Jeans

Madelinetosh Tosh Merino yarn Flashdance

Tosh Merino


Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light yarn '18 September - Darling

Tosh Merino Light

'18 September - Darling

Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light + Holo Glitter yarn Accra Evening

TML + Holo Glitter

Accra Evening

Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage yarn Frosty

Tosh Vintage


Madelinetosh Twist Light yarn '18 April - Aqua Pixel

Twist Light

'18 April - Aqua Pixel

Zombie Yarns Banderzombie

A Banderzombie swiftly drew nigh....
Relax, just knit it..
Roll to decide your fate in our newest kit!

"Beep! Beep! Beep! Beep!..."

Your eyes snap open to the alarm blaring relentlessly from your nightstand. The noise subsides to the faint hum of an 80s pop song, as it starts playing from your radio clock. You yawn and lazily try to shake the sleep from your body. As you glance over the iconic posters adorning your bedroom walls, your eyes halt as they discover an unfamiliar package placed upon your crafting table. Curiously, you wander over and rip open the bag. . . you gasp at the contents. . .

The Banderzombie kit has finally arrived! Inspired by the Netflix original series and their newest movie event, join us in a thrilling, multiple-ending knitting adventure. Each kit contains 460 yards of Zombie Yarns Corpse: a 100% cotton base, in striking, hand-dyed color, Banderzombie!

The kit also includes the pattern for the Banderzombie Scarf, a unique knitting experience designed by Lorna Miser! Challenge the pattern head on and let fate decide as you roll a die to determine the outcome for the scarf. Relax, just knit it... But know this: You are not in control.

Banderzombie Button

Simply Di...VINE!

Brand new from Shibui, Vine has arrived just in time to intertwine yourself in a fresh spring project! A skein of Vine unfurls... revealing a unique blend of washed paper, silk, and cotton that actually gets softer with wear and wash! Use it solo for a distinctive open fabric, or combine it with another Shibui yarn for depth and complexity. Vine's fresh, crisp construction results in beautiful drape, perfect for airy layering pieces. Buy a skein or 10 in your favorite Shibui colorway. We are positive that it will grow on you!

Shibui Knits Vine yarn 2001 Abyss

Shibui Knits Vine

2001 Abyss

Shibui Knits Vine yarn 2003 Ash

Shibui Knits Vine

2003 Ash

Shibui Knits Vine yarn 2004 Ivory

Shibui Knits Vine

2004 Ivory

Shibui Knits Vine yarn 2034 Blueprint

Shibui Knits Vine

2034 Blueprint

Shibui Knits Vine yarn 2039 Imperial

Shibui Knits Vine

2039 Imperial

Shibui Knits Vine yarn 0103 Apple

Shibui Knits Vine

0103 Apple

Jimmy Beans Bunny

We are really egg-cited for Easter Egg hunting in just a few short weeks! So, we've hatched a full-fledgling plan to bring the hunt to you! (Warning: this plan is chock-full of bad puns!)

First, we've filled a thousand Easter Eggs (literally 1000) with stitch markers, and starting Monday through April 12th, we'll be sneaking them into a random sel-egg-tion of orders each day! One of these special eggs will contain a $100 gift card! No yolk, folks! If your egg doesn't have the gift card, no need to crack! You can still win a $100 gift card by entering our #JimmyBeansBunny Instagram Contest!

Once you've recovered from the shell shock of all of this egg-stravagent news, take a moment to read up on the rules of this contest! You don't want to whisk missing out on all of the fun!

Jimmy Beans Bunny

Knit & Crochet Clubs Preview

The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and flowers are in full bloom! Okay, okay... Maybe not quite yet, but this past Wednesday did mark the first day of Spring and if you can't tell, we've got warm weather on the brain! So much so, that we designed our 2nd Quarter Club projects with sunny skies in mind! This quarter, our Crochet Club is hookin' on a Market Bag (day)dreamed up by Crochet Crowd's Michael Sellick! Our club members will love using a new-to-us yarn from Sugarbush made in a light linen cotton blend that feels just like summer on the skin!

Crochet Club
Jimmy's Knit Club

On our Jimmy's Knit Club needles?! Using the merino and silk blend Staccato by Shibui Knits (a first ever for our Jimmy's Clubs!) and the 100% Merino wool Sock by Malabrigo, designer Jenny Nelson crafted this quarter's spring shawl inspired by lazy days by the lake! Our three month progressive projects for Jimmy's Knit Club and Crochet Club start shipping in April, please join us!

Jimmy's Clubs
Retreat Announcement

St. Patrick's Day may have passed, but that doesn't mean there's not a reason to celebrate! This summer, the Jimmy Beans Wool Retreat returns with a bang. The Biggest Little Getaway has all of us here at Jimmy Beans excited! We can't wait for you to experience a jam-packed weekend filled with classes, guest speakers, instructors, giveaways... and SHOPPING! Plus, who could forget that you get exclusive access to our 22,000 square foot warehouse? Yep, that's right - 22,000 SQUARE FEET of yarntastic delight!

Join us June 27th-30th for a bustling weekend stay at the Renaissance Hotel in Reno, NV, located along the Truckee River with gorgeous views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Single occupancy rooms will be $1,250.00 and double occupancy rooms will be $995.00 (everything's better with a friend!). Local to Reno/Tahoe?! You can join us for $500.00 (accommodations not included).

We wanted the Biggest Little Getaway to focus on crafting and building a community of like-minded makers, new and old. That's why our classes this year cater not only to knitters but crocheters as well! With classes led by Diane Soucy (Knitting Pure and Simple), Michael Sellick (The Crochet Crowd), Julee Mackessy (Nalu Knits), Rachel Roden (Unraveled Designs), Sheree Ashapa, and Linda Dean, you'll experience classes focusing on lace knitting, crochet techniques, shawl shaping, and yarn dyeing among others! You'll also get hands-on interaction with some of your favorite vendors, like Cascade, Blue Sky, Sugarbush, and Scheepjes!

Have we sold you yet?! Want additional details? Head over to our website for class listings, class descriptions, and more!

Reserve My Spot
Retreat 2019 Video

Sale Alert: Stock Your Stash With MJ Yarns!

MJ Yarns Opulent Fingering yarn Fruit Juice

MJ Yarns
Opulent Fingering

Fruit Juice

(25% off!)

MJ Yarns Simple Sock yarn Purple Dragon

MJ Yarns
Simple Sock

Purple Dragon

(25% off!)

MJ Yarns Sophistisock yarn Cerulean Twilight

MJ Yarns

Cerulean Twilight

(25% off!)

MJ Yarns Opulent Fingering yarn Mystery

MJ Yarns
Opulent Fingering


(25% off!)

MJ Yarns Simple Sock yarn Midnight Orchid

MJ Yarns
Simple Sock

Midnight Orchid

(25% off!)

MJ Yarns Sophistisock yarn Mystic Lagoon

MJ Yarns

Mystic Lagoon

(25% off!)


Don't see anything that makes your heart string... err, sing?
Take a peek at our complete sale section!


Shipping Price Increase May 1st!

If you can believe it, Jimmy Beans turns 17(!!!) this upcoming May! (Where has the time gone?!) In human years, we'd be high school seniors, driving a car, getting ready to vote (we'd be official next May!), and applying to colleges - WHOA! In 17 years, we've had one shipping price - $4 on orders less than $75, but as we've grown and changed over the years, so has the world of shipping.

Shipping Price Increase

This is all to say that, as inflation continues to increase and shipping around the world expands, the time has come for our shipping price to change. We hope you'll understand that starting May 1, 2019 our own shipping price will adjust to $5 on orders less than $75. That gives you a full five weeks to get your orders in at the original $4 price. Or, you can continue to order $75+ worth of crafty goods and get your shipping completely free! We thank you for being a part of the journey with us!


Project On Our Needles!

Take Heart Caswell Bay Fingerless Mitts & Hat Set

Take Heart Trunk Show Caswell Bay
Fingerless Mitts & Hat Set

Designed by Fiona Alice, this hat and mitt set is quite the pairing! Featuring repeated, raised geometric shapes and twisted ribbing, the textures of both the mitts and hat really shine through the stitches. Modeled by our very own Mr. GQ, Nate, the pictured sample uses a merino/silk blend. We recommend using Madelinetosh Pashmina, to achieve a similar effect! Much like its namesake, Caswell Bay in Wales, this pairing is simply stunning!

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