WE ARE CLOSED MONDAYS.
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday 10 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 5 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 5 PM
Friday 10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday - Closed
Conveniently located in Washington Square
442 Washington Ave.
HOLLAND, MI 49423
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Welcome to Friends Of Wool!
Friends Of Wool is a full service yarn shop in Holland Michigan, owned by a
couple of old knitters, Ruby Kickert and Rose Walton. We offer yarns
of every type and style as well as patterns, books notions, etc.
(Check out the products page for more info.) We also do lessons in
everything from Knitting 101 to advanced fairisle knitting and
Our goal is
to promote knitting and encourage knitters to learn and have fun. We
also have been dabbling in spinning and dying of yarns. Please
contact us with any questions you have about our shop and what we
have to offer. We will try our best to help you with what ever you
Rose & Ruby
Block A Month Afghan
afghan is knitted block by block using a different technique in each
one. It is available in Cascade 220 or Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride
worsted. We will assemble a kit for you based on colors you request (at
least 4, we suggest 6) or we can put together brights or neutrals.
We offer classes each month and you can start anytime during the year.
Each class is offered three times in the month. We practice the
techniques used for the new block which serves as a gauge swatch. The
pattern includes patterns for the practice swatches along with
directions and graphs for each block.
KIT IN CASCADE 220 - $90
KIT IN LAMB"S PRIDE - $93
PATTERN - $50
See the afghan page for pictures and brief descriptions of each block.
Color on Color Scarf
scarf is cleverly made with wool needlepoint yarn. It takes advantage
of the wide pallet of colors available in small quantities to create
the gorgeous effect of rainbow of colors in a variety of knitting
stitches and directions.
The scarf is featured in “Scarf Style”
from Interweave Knits. Kit containing 80 skeins of Paternaya wool yarn
Scarf Style book $21.95
Book and yarn kit $85.00
||40's Style Sweater
inspiration for this sweater came from a book from the 1940's. It is
cropped at the waist and banded with a piece that is knitted separately
and attached to the main body of the sweater. Our model is knitted from
Cascade Pastazza, a blend of Llama and wool.
Kit including pattern and yarn for small or medium sweater $75
|Rambling Rows Baby Afghan
this clever afghan by building one mitered square or rectangle off the
last to give the affect of a piece quilt. Our version is the smallest
of 3 in the pattern from Cottage Creations, knitted in Plymouth Encore
using pastels suitable for any baby's room. Kit including 6 skeins of
Encore and pattern. $35
Choose from pastels, primary colors or 5 of your choosing.
Kit contains patterns, Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride worsted weight yarn and enough roving to complete the adult mittens $16
Choose from any color Lamb's Pride and either all white or multicolored roving.
small entrelac bag is knitted in the round and felted. The color
changes are done by using Noro Kureyon yarn. Kit including handle and
magnetic clasp and decorative button, 2 skeins of Kureyon and pattern.
Specify color range:
Blues, Browns, Purples, Greens, Brights
||Mosaic Evening Bag
Kit includes 2 colors of yarn for bag, lining material and chain handle with our exclusive pattern. $20
Specify your color choice and background of black or white, wool or silky cotton.
Luxurious Baby Afghan
around a center square with a variety of yarn colors and textures. We
will put together a kit for your special baby including 6 different
yarns in the colors of your choice. $40
Choose from pink, blue, mint green, yellow or white. Includes complete directions.