Marine Layer KAL - What Sarah is Knitting!

Marine Layer KAL - What Sarah is Knitting!

Sarah is knitting Milli by Cocoknits (pictured below). The Team in general is smitten with these small scarves this season. They are the perfect size to work on while commuting and once complete, j...
Marine Layer Knit-a-long: Cast on now!

Marine Layer Knit-a-long: Cast on now!

Announcing our Marine Layer Knit-a-long! Starting now! End Date: May 31st, 2024 WIN PRIZES / MAKE CUTE THINGS 1. Cast-on for any project using the colorway Marine Layer by May 31st, 2024.2. Post ph...
AVFKW x Cocoknits: Ruth Knit-a-Long // Off the Needles!

AVFKW x Cocoknits: Ruth Knit-a-Long // Off the Needles!

                              My Ruth is off the needles, ends woven in, and blocked. It is soft and cozy - perfect for these Spring rainy days. I love how the shawl collar keeps the chill off m...
Yarn Tasting: Creating Luscious, Lightweight Fabrics for Ruth

Yarn Tasting: Creating Luscious, Lightweight Fabrics for Ruth

One of my favorite things to do, is to combine yarns to create luscious fabrics. And then to turn those luscious combinations of yarns into divine sweaters!  I have been promising folks who are int...
AVFKW x Cocoknits: Ruth Knit-a-Long // Gauge swatches are a good thing.

AVFKW x Cocoknits: Ruth Knit-a-Long // Gauge swatches are a good thing.

Join us for our first knit-a-long (KAL) of 2024: Ruth by Cocoknits! ~~~ PATTERN Ruth strikes the balance between sophistication and comfort. It’s a straightforward Cocoknits method pattern with a...
Bay Area Yarn Crawl 2024

Bay Area Yarn Crawl 2024

The Bay Area is having our first yarn crawl! March 15-March 24, 2024 To celebrate we are offering a number of fun events and exclusive products!
New: Jesse Sweater by Cocoknits!

New: Jesse Sweater by Cocoknits!

   Say hello to Jesse! A new pattern by Cocoknits knit using Bread & Butter Everyday. ~~~ Jesse is inspired by the classic Irish fisherman's sweater and uses the Cocoknits Method. The cables ...
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with Us: Saturday, October 28, 2023

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with Us: Saturday, October 28, 2023

We have set up our annual ofrenda at Verb. You can see it as you enter the store on your left. It changes a little bit every year but has core decorations that represent the four elements, air, fi...
5 Questions with Designer Florence Spurling

5 Questions with Designer Florence Spurling

The first time I laid eyes on the Scout Shawl I fell madly in love. This is when I first became acquainted with Florence Spurling's work and have dreamed ever since of working with her. So I and t...
5 Questions with Fusion / Fission Knitting Designer Mary W. Martin

5 Questions with Fusion / Fission Knitting Designer Mary W. Martin

So one night at Verb's virtual Maker's Meetup, a fellow Maker held up what she was knitting: a stunning piece of fabric where each side was a different pattern. It resembled the type of fabric ma...
5 Questions with California Based Designer Ksenia Naidyon

5 Questions with California Based Designer Ksenia Naidyon

  I love hearing people talk about why they make. When there is so much tugging at our attention, demanding our time, and still, people choose to make textiles by hand. This is such a testament to...
5 Questions with Afro-Finnish Designer Jenny Ansah

5 Questions with Afro-Finnish Designer Jenny Ansah

As we round the bend towards the new year of our Pro-Verbial Club, I thought it would be fun to do a short interview with each of the designers.    My first interview is with Jenny Ansah, an A...