Monthly Archives: February 2012

Boston Globe Magazine

Our Swans Island organic merino wool throws were recently included in the Boston Globe Magazine‘s special feature on Beautiful Bedrooms. In the article “Natural Warmth in Bedrooms,” which highlighted organic wares that make your bedroom feel vibrant and warm during the winter, Swans Island was showcased alongside other eco-friendly companies like K Studio, Amy Butler, Coyuchi and Portland, Maine’s Furniturea.

February Featured Knits

We’d like to introduce a new monthly post on the Swans Island blog that we’re calling Featured Knits. It will showcase finished garments from friends and customers knitting with Swans Island yarn and patterns. This month’s featured knit is a knit cowl from Diane Patton in Beverly Hills, Michigan.  She knit up Purl Soho‘s Bandana Cowl with Swans Island bulky weight […]

Swans Island in Maine Home + Design

This month’s issue of Maine Home and Design showcases Maine-based interior designers and their signature styles. We were lucky enough to be included in designer Krista Stokes‘s simple, rustic look thanks to Daytrip Society, a Kennebunkport-based company that sells nature related and earth friendly wares. For more information on Daytrip Society, visit  And to learn more about Krista Stokes and […]

New Spring Patterns

We’re thrilled to present our Spring 2012 Swans Island Knitting Patterns. We think you’ll find the new designs charming, classic, and great fun to knit.  You can purchase the new knitting patterns, along with our entire pattern and yarn collection, on our website, or through any of our retail yarn shops.