Lollipop Yarn

Self striping fun for your feet!

Where’s the Beef?

Shop update Sunday, August 31st, at 7pm Eastern. Lollipop Yarn

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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

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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

 

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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

 

 

Garden Party

Garden PartyNext shop update May 11th at 7pm Eastern! http://www.lollipopyarn.etsy.com

 

April 27th Preview:

Garden PartyGarden Party

Break out your festive hat and gauzy dress for a summery soiree that is sure to be the talk of the town. A palette of 8 lovely floral stripes will enchant the guests and charm your toes!

5 rows each of Iris, Cabbage Rose, Bluebell, Sprout, Gerbera, Daffodil, Hydrangea, Leaf

Pretty PawsPretty Paws

Meow!  This fluffy one is a poser – Miss Kitty knows she’s beautiful and makes sure you know it too.  She’s the boss of you and doesn’t take no for an answer when it’s time for lap sitting.

Knit this girl up in some stripy socks ….or not. She shall be adored, just as she is.Cat

5 rows Whisker, 5 rows Bad Kitty, 5 rows Catbox, all surrounded by 3 rows Milk

Beach BabyBeach Baby

Grab a mojito and some sunscreen. These cool colors are headed South!

8 rows Sky, 8 rows Seaweed, 8 rows Seabreeze

Beach Baby

Sentimental JourneySentimental Journey

“Gonna take a Sentimental Journey
Gonna set my heart at ease
Gonna make a Sentimental JOurney
To renew old memories”

6 rows each of Sweet Silver, Wistful Willow, Softhearted Sand, Pale Pink

I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues.

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I Guess That’s Why They Call it The Blues

This exquisite ball is feeling a bit blue these days. She has time on her hands that could be time spent with you.

6 rows each of Melancholy Midnight, Lover Come Back, It’s Over Indigo, Break up Blue

Wild ThingWild Thing

She’ll make your heart sing!

3 rows Madcap Madcap Mango, 3 rows Foolish Fuchsia, 3 rows Dotty Daffodil, all surrounded by 5 rows Crazy CharcoalWild Thing

Urban Myth 1 (2)

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Urban Myth

It’s an urban myth that knitting really only consists of two stitches – knit and purl. Or is it? Either way, socks knit up with this Indie Girl are sure to be true to your toes.

7 rows Grunge, 7 rows Heavy Metal, 7 rows Grass Roots, all surrounded by 3 rows Hipster

 

Watercolor Memories

Next shop update Sunday, April 27th at 7pm Eastern!  http://www.lollipopyarn.etsy.com

 

April 6th Preview:

Last chance to enter the Thank You For Being A Friend contest!  Best friends 6Tell us about a special friend of yours and you will be entered for a chance to win Lollipop Yarn for yourself AND you friend! Contest ends Sunday, April 6th at 9pm Eastern.

Watercolor Memories

Watercolor 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 or Rosy, Gerbera, Sunbeam, Sprout, Shower, Lilac

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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

Whoomp! There it IsWhoomp! There it Is

The olives and browns were getting together to plan their latest colorway collaboration when all of a sudden, the most voluptuous vixen in the valley sauntered in.  Hottie Boombalottie,  ever the diva,  was feeling a little overlooked and under pampered.

After a few dramatic tears, the easy going naturals gave in and allowed Miss Hottie to contribute a bit of shazam to the design.

I think you’ll agree, the resulting mash up is delightful!

10 rows Grass Roots, 10 rows Down to Earth, 4 rows Hoochie Mama.  Mini Me in Hoochie Mama.

Walkin' On Sunshine

 

Walkin’ on Sunshine

She’s the brightest, most vivacious ball in the bunch!  Little Miss Sunshine will cheer up your toes with her jaunty, eye popping stripes.

5 rows each of Tickle Me Pink, Vibrant Violet, Bouncy Blue, Nifty Neon, Daffodil, Orange You Glad

Kitten.

Kitten

Mew. Soft, sweet, and ready to purr on your needles.

8 rows Whisker, 4 rows Milk, 8 rows Tiger Tan, 4 rows Milk

I'm Your Huckleberry.

 

I’m Your Huckleberry

She’s your willing sidekick, always ready for an adventure or to be your second. The Louise to your Thelma, the Yang to your Yin, this girl’s hoping to be a friend to your needles.

8 rows Best Friend, 8 rows Ally, 8 rows Partner

Spring Fancy

 

Spring Fancy

Finally! It’s time to break out of the winter blahs and celebrate the season of fresh starts. Four playful pastels surrounded by spritely silver are ready for a fibery frolic on your needles!

4 rows In the Pink, 4 rows Iris, 4 rows Bluebell, 4 rows Melon, all surrounded by 12 rows Whispering Wind.

Friendship.

Friendship

- worth it’s weight in gold. This lovely ball is made up of 8 nuanced stripes that blend together for the perfect relationship.  She’s always there for you; strong when you need her to be, and with a soft shoulder to cry on. BFF.

5 rows each of Harmony, Kindness, Concern, Sympathy, Loyalty, Laughter, Knitting, High Jinks

 

 

 

 

 

 

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