Lollipop Yarn

Self striping fun for your feet!

What a Maroon!

What a Maroon!What a Maroon!

That wasically wabbit is at it again, stirring up trouble, and dropping bon mots with abandon!  Good thing his socks are nice looking.What a Maroon 2

With stripes that are twice dyed (double the fun!) for a tonal effect the result is a gorgeous, neutral sock with a pop of color in the small stripe and matching heel/toe.

10 rows Bugs, 10 rows Elmer Fudd, 4 rows Looney Tune.  Mini Me in Looney Tune

Up To NO GoodUp To No Good

Speaking of mischief, the Lollipop Resort and Spa is always at the mercy of this vibrant ball.  Short sheeting the beds and saran wrapping the toilet seat will earn any girl a bad rep.

Lucky for her she’s exceptionally pretty, and with 6 saturated stripes, she solemnly swears to knit up into a dazzling pair of socks!

5 rows each Prank Purple, Gag Green, Mischievous Magenta, Misbehavin’ Midnight, Banter Blue

Peacock on the LoosePeacock on the Loose

Well, the Lollipop girls TRIED to reign her in, but sometimes you gotta know when it’s time to throw in the towel!Peacock on the Loose

Yep, Miss Peacock goes on a little bender now and again.  Rumor has it she’s taken up with the local Lothario, who hangs around down by the creek, but that’s between you, me , and the lamp post.  Catch her if you can!

6 rows Strut, 6 rows Sashay, 6 rows Show Off, 6 rows Don’t Fence Me In.  Mini Me in Show Off

Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

Simple and sophisticated, this ball is sure to deck your feet with holiday cheer!

8 rows Evergreen, 8 rows Cream, 8 rows Deep Garnet

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Watercolor MemoriesWatercolor Memories

This colorful stripy girl got caught up in the rain.  After dancing around under the umbrella, she decided to do some puddle jumping and emerged fresh faced and ready for your needles.

5 rows each Rosy, Gerbera, Sunbeam, Sprout, Shower, Lilac

Deep Purple Dream.

Deep Purple Dream

“When the deep purple falls,
and your needles come to call
then your stitches begin to whisper with a sigh.
And as long as your heart will beat
sweet fiber we’ll always meet
Here in my deep purple dream.”

4 rows each Plummy, Mauvin’, Plurple, Grapple, all surrounded by 6 rows Twilight.  Mini Me in Plurple.

Pillow TalkPillow Talk

“My pillow and I both agree, there must be some
needles somewhere to knit this little ball up for me.

I hope I’m right.

I’d better be right.

Oh, there must be a pillow talking ball for me.”

6 rows Passionate Pink, 6 rows Mad About You Mist, 6 rows Sweetie Pie, 6 rows Amorous Ash.  Mini Me in Passionate Pink.

We Need A Little Christmas

We Need A Little Christmas

We Need a Little Christmas

Well, we may be rushing things, but what the heck – deck the halls again now!We Need a Little christmas

Yes, you need this fibery ball right this very minute.  You need a little Christmas now!

4 rows each Hollyberry, Tree, Lights, all surrounded by 6 rows Angel.  Mini Me in Hollyberry.

Que Sera SeraQue Sera Sera

Sometimes you just don’t know how your knitting will turn out so you jump in with both feet, thinking, “whatever will be, will be…”

No worries here.  A double dyeing process results in gorgeous tonal greens and blues, all surrounded by happiness.

8 rows Snap Pea, 4 rows Cream, 8 rows Blue Yonder, 4 rows Cream

Take 5

Take 5

Take 5

Come revel in the smooth sounds of this jazzy quintet.  A fusion of mellow hues will soothe your soul and delight your needles!

8 rows Silky, 8 rows Cool, 8 rows Composed, 8 rows Relaxed, 8 rows Laid Back

Falling in Love

 September 21st Sneak Preview:

Falling in LoveFalling in Love    (Available in both Traditional and Beefcake bases)

You’ll definitely fall in love with this rich, autumnal beauty. She’s quiet and a bit mysterious, but still waters run deep, my friend.

6 rows each Rendezvous, Light My Fire, A Roll in the Hay, Smitten, Swept Off Your FeetFall Love 2

Mistress of the DarkMistress of the Dark    (Available in both Traditional and Beefcake bases)

She’s your favorite “ghoulfriend”, with ample assets and a social life that’s just a little bit naughty!

8 rows Witchcraft, 4 rows Elvira, 8 rows Witchcraft, 4 rows Macabre.  Mini Me in Elvira

MoondanceMoondance      (Available in both Traditional and Beefcake bases)

It’s a marvelous night for some fall knitting and this fantabulous colorway will make your night magic!Moondance 2

10 rows Moonlight, 10 rows Magic, 4 rows Harvest.  Mini Me in Harvest

Witchy WomanWitchy Woman     (Available in both Traditional and Beefcake bases)

She’s in your face, and the first to tell you what she thinks, but this little ball will put you under her spell.

There’s no 50 shades of anything here, only the best fibery thing that’s ever happened to you.  This She Witch will dominate your needles.

4 rows each Biatch, Attitude, Whine, all surrounded by 6 rows Badass

Bite MeBite Me     (Available in both Traditional and Beefcake bases)

This is one tough girl and she has your back (or your feet, in this case). Knit her up and she’s loyal forever.

5 rows each Kick Ass Kiwi, Temperamental Turquoise, Mad Melon, all surrounded by 5 rows Bite Me Black

Best FriendBest Friend       (Available in both Traditional and Beefcake bases)best friends

Just call out her name, and she’ll come running to see you again.   All you gotta do is call, and she’ll arrive in all her self striping glory with a bottle of wine and a pint of Hagen Daz.  You’ve got a friend.

3 rows each Lean on Me, I’ll Be There, Bestie, all surrounded by 5 rows BFF

Yarn BombYarn Bomb  (Available in Traditional base)

You never know where she’ll turn up – but this vibrant self striper just has to express herself!  Ten colorful stripes (count ‘em, 10!) are waiting for you to knit up some graffiti for your feet.

4 rows each Beauty, Joy, Color, Texture, Graffiti, Knitfiti, Guerilla Knitting, Covert, Street Art, Yarn Storm.

Smile.

Smile     (Available in both Traditional and Beefcake bases)

“It starts in your toes and your self striping rows
Wherever it goes, you’ll always know
That she’ll make you smile, please knit for awhile now,
Just bring her along, wherever you go.”baby smile

5 rows each Laugh, Grin, Chuckle, Glee, Happiness, Delight, Bliss Cheer

Whiskey Bent and Hell BoundWhiskey Bent and Hell Bound (Pre Order in either Traditional or Beefcake base)

Coming back by popular demand – this dude is so good looking he can charm the stitches off your needles. Occasionally though, he and the boys head out to the old dive bar for beers, pool and some good ol’ country songs.

6 rows each Trouble, Shenanigans, Rowday, Bad to the Bone, all surrounded by 4 rows Bourbon.  Mini Me in Bad to the Bone

Holly Jolly ChristmasHolly Jolly Christmas (Pre Order in Traditional base)Holly Jolly Christmas

Oh, by golly have a holly, jolly Christmas this year!

8 rows Pointsettia, 4 rows Snow, 8 rows Wreath, 4 rows Snow

Where’s the Beef?

Next shop update Sunday, September 21st, at 7pm Eastern. Lollipop Yarn

August 31st Preview:

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Introducing, “Beefcake”, the new Lollipop Yarn sock base with a little more Oomph! A springy, 3 ply, heavier fingering weight, Beefcake is 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, and knits up at 7 stitiches on a US 2 needle.        Beefcake

All Beefcake colorways will go up for sale 15 minutes after the regular update!  So be ready on Sunday, August 31st at 7:15pm Eastern!

To celebrate, we’re also introducing a brand new sock pattern Twisted Breeze by Leah Oakley.

Twisted Breeze

This easy, breezy pattern comes with options for Swirls or Zig Zags, and includes 4 different sizes.  It will release on 8/31 at 7pm Eastern, and be offered for FREE through 9/6.

Kodachrome.

Kodachrome       (available in both Traditional weight and Beefcake)

She’s Miss Photogenic, and will color your world in 10 delightfully hypnotic hues.

4 rows each Colors of the Rainbow

Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound.

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Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound   (available in both Traditional weight and Beefcake)Whiskey

This dude is so good looking, he can charm the stitches off your needles.  Occasionally though, he and the boys head out to the old dive bar for beers, pool, and some good ol’ country songs.

6 rows each Trouble, Shenanigans, Rowdy, Bad to the Bone, all surrounded by 4 rows Bourbon.  Mini Me in Bad to the Bone

Breakers.

Breakers    (available in Beefcake)

The most refreshing ball in the bay, Breakers is made up of soft, subtle, blues and blue greens that are sure to refresh your feet.

5 rows each Surf, Wave, Foam, Swell, Tide, Surge, Sea, Ocean

Autumn Amore.

Autumn Amore     (available in both Traditional weight and Beefcake)

Meet Miss September.  She loves hayrides, jumping in big piles of freshly raked leaves, and waiting for the Great Pumpkin.Autumn Amore 2

6 rows each Red Delicious, Spice, Amber, Granny Smith, Bark

Deep Purple Dream.

Deep Purple Dream    (available in Traditional weight)
“When the deep purple falls
and your needles come to call
then your stitches begin to whisper with a sigh.
And as long as your heart will beat
sweet fiber, we’ll always meet
Here in my deep purple dreams.”

4 rows each Plummy, Mauvin, Plurple, Grapple, all surrounded by 6 rows Twilight.   Mini Me in Plurple

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HH PreOrderHappy Howloween    (available in Traditional weight)

Boo.

5 rows each Zombie, Slime, Great Pumpkin, all surrounded by 3 rows Vampira.  Mini Me Vampira

Happy Howloween Pre Orders will ship in 1 week!

Wild Thing

Next update Sunday, August 31st, at 7pm Eastern!

 

August 3rd Preview.

Wild ThingWild Thing

She’ll make your heart sing!  And with a matching heel/toe, she’ll make everything groovy.

3 rows each Madcap Mango, Foolish Fuchsia, Dotty Daffodil, all surrounded by 5 rows Crazy Charcoal. Mini Me in Madcap Mango

Vintage Vibe.

Vintage Vibe

A bit retro, a bit hip, and a whole lotta good lookin’, Vintage Vibe is the bees knees!  Five nostalgic stripes, each surrounded by iron black, make for a splendid pair of socks.

4 rows each Olive, Glass, Sepia, Soft Blue, Terra Cotta, all surrounded by 2 rows Iron.  Mini Me in Iron

Rolling in the Deep.

Rolling in the Deep

You sure can have it all with this gorgeous self striping bombshell!  Made up of 6 different blues and greens, this squishy little ball has your back.

5 rows each True Blue, Algae, Pacific, Kelp, Tidepool, Under the Sea. Mini Me in True Blue

Color Addiction.

Color Addiction

This ball may be a little spoiled and high maintenance, but she always gets what she wants.

She can usually be seen on the arm of a Sugar Daddy, and diamonds are her best friend.

He motto is “Nothing in Moderations!”

5 rows each Shopping, Margarita, Yarn, Shoes, Vacation, Chocolate, Money, Bon Bons

Bite MeBite Me

This is one tough girl with some unusual tats, but she will stand up for you in some lovely self stripers!

Knit her up and she’s loyal forever!

5 rows each Kick Ass Kiwi, Temperamental Turquoise, Mad Melon, all surrounded by 5 rows Bite Me Black.

Jam Up and Jelly Tight.

Jam Up and Jelly Tight

This berrylicious; girl looks a little naughty, but she’s so polite.

Sweet, juicy, and scrumpdillyicious, this self striper is out of sight!

8 rows Grape, 4 rows Blackberry, 8 rows Boysenberry, 4 rows Blackberry

A River Runs Through It.

A River Runs Through It

Thoughtful and grounded, this little ball is a lover of the great outdoors.

She’s pretty much off the grid – texting, Facebook and Pinterest might as well be terms for a new species of fish.

No showy hues here, just some  environmentally sustainable shades of blue and green.

5 rows each of Lichen, Moss, Algae, all surrounded by 3 rows Creek

Sweet Child O'MineSweet Child O’ Mine

This ball is a bit rebellious and sports some serious ink.  Yet, this heavy metal girl has a vulnerable side that will make your heart melt.

Where does she go now?  Why, on your needles of course!

6 rows each Bad Boy Blue, Punk Girl Purple, Heavy Metal Magenta, surrounded by 4 rows Hard Rock

Some Kind of WonderfulSome Kind of Wonderful

A little loopy, a little sane.  A little bit colorful, a little bit gray.

Either way, she’s some kind of wonderful and she’ll know how to treat you right.

12 rows Silver, 2 rows each Soot, Grass, Ice Blue, Iris, Soot

 

Where in the World is Lollipop Yarn?

Next update is Sunday, August 3rd at 7pm Eastern. 

SSK, July 16th-19th.
SSK

No vending, just fun, friends, fiber and frolic.

 

Stitches Midwest, August 7th-10th.
Yarn Bus

Lollipop Yarn will be vending as part of the Haus of Yarn, booths 226, 228, 230. Lots of happy balls and sock kits with a lovely new pattern by Leah Oakley.

I will be there on Friday and Saturday and hope to squeeze in a little shopping too. Stop by and say hello!

Carolina in My Mind

Next shop update Sunday, July 13th at 7pm Eastern!  Lollipop Yarn Summer Lovin' Last chance to enter the Summer Lovin’ contest and tell us what YOU love about summer. Contest ends Saturday, July 12th at Midnight Eastern time, and the winner will be notified Sunday.

Carolina in my MindCarolina In My Mind

This has been the summer of travel and many trips involved early morning jaunts through the beautiful mountains of North Carolina.

North Carolina Mountains Oh, be still my heart.

A gentle fog, green peaks and valleys, and a fresh lavender sky. Nothing but the hum of the car engine and quiet thoughts that gently appear and slip away. Peace. Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina in the morning.

4 rows each Verdant, Leafy, Morning, Fresh, Calm, Tranquil

Seasons of LoveIndian Summer

Long, lazy afternoons – reading, swinging in the hammock, cooking out. The colors are beginning to turn, but summer gives it one last shot before acquiescing to the crisp, cool fall air.

Time to dream…time to plan all the fall sweaters you’ll knit!

Indian_Summer_465166558 5 rows Pumpkin Spice, 5 rows Saffron, 5 rows Moss, 5 rows Blue Ridge, 5 rows Woodpile

Baby I'm YoursBaby I’m Yours

“A bewitchingly beautiful blue, She’s all yours Until the stars fall from the sky.

Yours, until the Lollipop inventory runs dry.”

14 rows Lovebug, 3 rows Dreamy, 4 rows Sandman, 3 rows Dreamy. Mini Me in Sandman

Pillow TalkPillow Talk

“My pillow and I both agree, there must be some needles somewhere to knit this little ball up for me.

I hope I’m right.

I’d better be right.

There must be a pillow-talking ball for me.”

6 rows Passionate Pink, 6 rows Mad About You Mist, 6 rows Sweetie Pie, 6 rows Amorous Ash. Mini Me in Passionate Pink

SmileSmile

“It starts in your toes and your self striping rows
Wherever it goes, you’ll always know
That she’ll make you smile,
please knit for a while now
Just bring her along, wherever you go.

5 rows each Laugh, Grin, Chuckle, Glee, Happiness, Delight, Bliss, Cheer Snoopy prissyPrissy

Don’t even think about getting your toes dirty with this prim and proper girl. She likes everything “just so” and can be quite persnickety about manners and etiquette.

A recent graduate of Cotillion, Miss Priss likes to wear a twirly skirt and is know to spend hours on her hair and makeup. Expect to drop some serious cash on spa appointments.

13 rows Prim Pink, 4 rows Cream, 3 rows Straight Laced Sand, 4 rows Cream Flash Mob Pre Order.

Flash Mob

This covert group of stripes will surprise and delight you with an impromptu show. Get them fast before they go viral!

9 rows Hashtag, 3 rows each of Random, Crowd, Performance, Assembly, Surprise, Improv, Public

 

Tranquility

Tranquility

. Tranquility

Take a slow deep breath and bask in the soothing hues of this lovely ball.

No drama here, just a peaceful easy feeling, and some stripes that won’t ever let you down!

8 rows Restful, 8 rows Calm, 8 rows Serene

Summer Lovin’

Next Shop Update Sunday, July 13th, at 7pm Eastern!  Lollipop Yarn

Summer Lovin'

Summer Lovin’

Ah, summer…vacations, cookouts, parades, lazin’ in the hammock.

What do YOU love about summer? Head on over to the Lollipop Yarn group on Ravelry and tell us about a favorite activity, celebration, trip, OR just how summer makes you feel!

And nothing’s better than summer knitting with self striping yarn.  Portable, potato chippy, with no long term commitments!

One entrant will win their choice of Lollipop Yarn from the next update on July 13th!

Contest ends Saturday, July 12th at Midnight Eastern.

Ready for an Update Preview? Here it is!  More colorway previews can be found here: 

SmileSmile
Kitten smile

“It starts in your toes
and your self striping rows
Wherever it goes
you’ll always know.
That she’ll make you smile
please knit for a while now.
Just bring her along
wherever you go.”

5 rows Laugh, Grin, Chuckle, Glee,
Happiness, Delight, Bliss, Cheer

Smile

Que Sera Sera
Que Sera Sera

Sometimes you just don’t know how your knitting will turn out. So you jump in with both feet, thinking “whatever will be will be.”

No worries here. A double dyeing process results in gorgeous tonal greens and blues, all surrounded by happiness.

8 rows Snap Pea, 4 rows Cream, 8 rows Blue Yonder, 4 rows Cream

Que sera sera 2
Sugar BearSugar Bear

  A big ol’ ball of affectionate stripes, this sweet thing would like nothing more than to cuddle upwith your needles for some sock knitting time.

8 rows Fuzzy Wuzzy, 4 rows Sweetness, 8 rows Hugs, 4 rows Sweetness

 

 

Singing in the RainSinging in the Rain

   She’ll laugh at clouds and stomp through puddles on a dare. Unceasingly good natured, this ball will dance and sing her way into your heart.

3 rows Sprinkle, 3 rows Drizzle, 3 rows Shower, 3 rows Downpour, all surrounded by 5 rows Storm Cloud

Singing in the rain
Cutie PatootieCutie Patootie


      This girl is so adorable, the others flock to her like bees to a flower. Five bright pastels surrounded by sweet cream make for the cutest ball in the bunch!

4 rows each Honeydew, Beautiful Breeze, Lovely Lavender, Perky Pink, Pretty Peach, all surrounded by 2 rows Cream

 

Watercolor MemoriesWatercolor Memories

This colorful stripy girl got caught up in the rain. After dancing around under the umbrella, she decided to do some puddle jumping with Singing in the Rain, and emerged fresh faced and ready for your needles.

5 rows each Rosy, Gerbera, Sunbeam, Sprout, Shower, Lilac

 

 

 

 

Do It In Public

Next shop update Sunday, June 22nd at 7pm Eastern. http://www.lollipopyarn.etsy.com

June 1st Preview:

World Wide Knit in Public Day (Week) starts June 14th and goes through June 22nd.  Socks are the perfect on-the-go project and what could be more of a conversation piece than some self stripers?Knitting in Public
The following color ways are available for Pre Order and will shipped within 5 days. We will be back to regular updates with lots of brand new color ways (and some old favs) on June 22nd!

 

Yarn Bomb Pre OrderYarn Bomb

Let the bombing begin! You never know where she’ll turn up – but this vibrant self striper just has to express herself!

Ten colorful stripes are waiting for YOU to knit up some graffiti for your feet.

4 rows each Beauty, Joy, Color, Texture, Graffiti, Knitfiti, Guerilla Knitter, Covert, Street Art, Yarn Storm

 

Yarn Bomb 4

Rockin' in the USARockin’ in the USA

Let your freak flag fly with these groovy patriotic stripers! Celebrate the 4th or cheer on the US Men and Women in the World Cup. Either way, you’ll be giving the Red, White, and Blue a big salute!

9 rows Yankee Doodle, 3 rows Rocket’s Red Glare, 3 rows Liberty, 3 rows Rocket’s Red Glare, 3 rows Liberty, 3 rows Rocket’s Red Glare

L'eau Bleue Pre OrderL’eau Bleue

Back by popular demand is the lovely une petite L’eau Bleue. A portrait in shades of blue green, she’s tres’ tranquille, but with a depth and beauty that will delight your feet. N’est-ce pas?

8 rows Bleue-Vert, 8 rows Sarcelle, 8 rows Turquoise

Great Googly Moogly.

Great Googly Moogly

An explosion of self striping color makes up this glorious ball! Your friends will ooh and ah, and your feet will thank you when you knit up some socks in these rainbow colors!

5 rows each Colors of the Rainbow

 

 

 

 

Yo Mama!

Next shop update Sunday, June 1st at 7pm Eastern! http://www.lollipopyarn.etsy.com

 

Sneak Preview for May 11th:

Happy Mother’s Day to all you special ladies out there who give so much and ask for so little. Enjoy your “day off”, and indulge in a little knitting time. I love Mom 2And don’t forget the Shop Update Sunday evening at 7pm Eastern!

Here’s a preview of just some of the lovelies that will be available…..

L'eau BleueL’eau Bleue
      Take a dip in une petite L’eau Bleue. A portrait in shades of blue green, she’s tres’ tranquille, but with a depth and beauty that will delight your feet. N’est-ce pas?

8 rows Bleue-Vert, 8 rows Sarcelle, 8 rows Turquoise

Yarn Bomb.

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Yarn Bomb

Let the bombing begin!  You never know where she’ll turn up – but this vibrant self striper just has to express herself!

Ten colorful stripes are waiting for YOU to knit up some graffiti for your feet.

4 rows each of Beauty, Joy, Color, Texture, Graffiti, Knitfiti, Guerilla Knitter, Covert, Street Art, Yarn Storm

Pillow TalkPillow Talk

My pillow and I, both agree, there must be some needles somewhere to knit this little ball up for me.
I hope I’m right.
I’d better be right.
Oh, there must be a pillow-talking ball for me.

6 rows each of Passionate Pink, Mad About You Mist, Sweetie Pie, Amorous Ash. Mini Me in Passionate Pink

Healthy IndulgenceHealthy IndulgenceHealthy INdulgence

You try to eat right, exercise, and de-stress your life. But sometimes you have to

live a little. This girl has just the right amount of good for you striping  – you can
knit her up anytime!

12 rows Green Tea, 3 rows Dark Chocolate, 12 rows Pistachio, 3 rows Dark Chocolate. Mini Me in Dark Chocolate

OophOoph!

This fresh faced gal is a bit of a klutz.  She’s charming, bright and funny, but with a tendency to fall down at regular intervals.

6 rows each of Kooky, Goofy, Boo Boo, Bonkers, Dingbat

Lavender Dreams Less Saturated.

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Lavender Dreams

Sweet Dreams are made of this lovely little ball.  Soothing stripes and a coordinating heel/toe will send you into a deep and satisfying slumber.

8 rows Catnap, 8 rows Slumber, 8 rows Zzzzzz.  Mini Me in Catnap

Life is Beautiful

 

Life is Beautiful

Ciao Bella! Eight lively and uplifting stripes will accompany you on your journey through a world of fibery enlightenment and understanding.

5 rows each of Health, Happiness, Prosperity, Love, Friendship, Blessings, Laughter, Vitality

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Downton Abbey Pre Orders

     Downton Abbey may be on hiatus, but the colorway is not, apparently! There have been so many requests for this pretty self striper, that a special update will go up this Friday, May 2nd at 4pm Eastern!      http://www.lollipopyarn.etsy.com

Preorders will be available – hopefully for as many of you as want one! So head on over to the Lollipop Yarn Downton Abbey Thread in Ravelry and leave a post if you are interested!Downton Abbey

 

 

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