Archive for July, 2010

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New Yarns!

July 25, 2010

In the past week or so we’ve received tons of new yarns! Take a look:

Dream in Color

Dream in Color “Classy”
100% Superfine Australian Superwash Merino ~ worsted weight ~ 250 yds/4 oz ~ ravelry pattern ideas


Dream in Color “Smooshy”
100% Superfine Australian Superwash Merino ~ fingering weight ~ 450 yds/4 oz ~ ravelry pattern ideas

Plymouth

Plymouth “24K”
18% Lamé 82% Nylon ~ worsted weight ~ 187 yds/50g ~ ravelry project ideas


Plymouth “Angora”
100% Angora ~ worsted weight ~ 49 yds/10g


“Plymouth Select”
100% Superwash Fine Merino Wool ~ worsted weight ~ 218 yds/100g ~ ravelry project ideas


Plymouth “Drifting Gardens”
72% Mohair 16% Wool 12% Polyester ~ bulky ~ 82 yds/50g


Plymouth “Brunello”
67% Wool 33% Acrylic ~ bulky ~ 49 yds/50g


Plymouth “Refashion”
68% Recycled Wool 5% Recycled Cashmere 23% Nylon 4% Rayon ~ bulky ~ 104 yds/50g

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Fighead Trunk Show

July 24, 2010

We have a trunk show starting on August 6th from Fighead Yarnworks! It is featuring a nice selection of accessories: mittens, socks, bags, hats, etc. It is a great time to start thinking about what your knitting recipients are getting this year, and these patterns are sure to inspire. The Trunk Show runs through August 25th.

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Christmas in July Sale

July 13, 2010

Ok, this is a short notice, but we have some big news for you. We are having our Christmas in July Sale on Thursday the 15th and Friday the 16th of July. So what’s on sale?

50% off Blue Sky Alpaca Chunky, Noro Bonbori, and Noro Iro.

40% off Debbie Bliss Como, Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed and all Schaefer yarns.

30% off Noro Matsuri, Noro Taiyo, Reynolds Smile, and Sublime Extra-Fine Merino DK.

Now, the sale is for in-stock yarns only, and these yarns are not returnable.

Store hours on Thursday are Noon to 7 p.m. We are open later on Friday this week for our pajama party, so you can come in from Noon to 10 p.m.

Come and get in on these special deals!

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Mitten of the Month-July

July 3, 2010

This month’s mitten is actually a half glove. Half gloves are perfect when things get cool but it is not yet mitten weather, or while working at the computer. They take even less yarn than mittens, making them a fun, quick project.

Our chosen pattern features a twisted stitch ribbing and pattern up the back. We have knit it up in Mirasol’s Tupa, and they turned out wonderfully. Soft with a nice sheen. The pattern is Jean Christensen’s “Fingerless Gloves”.

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Cid Hanscom Trunk Show

July 3, 2010

We have a delightful collection from Cid Hanscom as our trunk show the beginning of this month. She has designed knittable balloon animals, a bunch of very cute holiday figurines, and a wonderfully cuddly teddy bear. The show is up in our store until the 13th of July. Please come on by and say awwww.

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