New: 2018 Gift Guide!

  Turkey Day Is On Its Way…  which means soon enough it will be Christmas Day!  Black Friday is right around the corner.   So why not shop early for once? It’s our biggest and only site-wide sale of the year.  Take advantage and give them the gift they really deserve!  Holiday Gift Guide #SwansIlsandCompany, #Blankets, #Throws, #Wraps, […]

Just in time for the holidays! New Knit Kits!

Just in time for the fast approaching holiday season we’ve got new kits! Our five new knit kits feature modern colorwork projects knit with our All American sport weight Rambouillet wool yarn. A gift for you or your favorite maker this holiday season. Either way, these five kits are the perfect, fun, quick-knit projects! Each […]

TO OUR KNITTERS WITH LOVE

  TO OUR KNITTERS WITH LOVE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON! Enter your email below to win a bountiful supply of dip dyed yarn in our sturdy canvas tote – a $250.00 value! Forward this contest to friends, to be entered multiple times!The winner will be announced Monday, November 19th. ENTER TO WIN

Don’t Miss The Boat – Free Throw!

DON’T MISS THE BOAT, OUR CONTEST IS IN MOTION… ENTER TO WIN A HANDWOVEN THROW This holiday season, give your loved one  something they’ll treasure forever. Use the link below to enter your email to win the best gift ever for the holidays. Forward this contest to friends to be entered multiple times! The winner […]

WIN A FREE THROW FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

    WIN A FREE SWANS ISLAND THROW OF YOUR CHOICE. ENTER TO WIN BY CLICKING LINK BELOW. FORWARD TO FRIENDS AND GET ENTERED MULTIPLE TIMES! WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON NOVEMBER 19TH! ENTER HERE TO WIN!

Makers Chat: Charcoal

  Can We Achieve the Color Black? Black is an impossible color to achieve with natural plant dyes. However, through a complicated process using 4 different substances we’re able to dye a gorgeous charcoal color. Tony starts with an overnight bath of Cutch and Logwood Purple, both dyes derived from trees. This achieves a medium […]

Our Founders: The Graces

  It’s nice to have founders whom you admire. Swans Island Company was started by John and Carolyn Grace. They were middle aged practicing attorneys living in Cambridge, MA attempting to figure out what their next act would be. Tired of the daily grind and with a summer home on Swans Island, they knew there […]

Customer Custom Design

  Custom Design at Swans Island Company Swans Island was approached by a designer who creates environments for clients who live near the shore. Our client, Tom, has a keen sense of color and wanted to work with Swans Island because he heard that we share his sensibility. He wanted a blanket that would reference […]

Custom at Swans Island Company

One of the great things about Swans Island Company is that we really are up for just about anything! Over the years we’ve done any number of fun custom projects outside our normal parameters. Sometimes you want to make something exceptionally unique for a special person or occasion. With holidays approaching now is a good time to consider creating […]