Weather Update: Tangled Purls closed early(1pm) due to slick roads in the Salem area, especially areas of south and west Salem. Avoid travel unless necessary and use extra caution if you need to drive. It's a great day to stay home and knit & crochet!
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Dreaming of a white Christmas? Dream in color!
Dream in Color's December kit is here.
Hand-dyed 2-ply merino in shades of red.
Need buttons for your Poinsettia mitts?
We have brand new buttons in many sizes.
Large shell buttons, made by hand--add a touch of color to a purse or hat.
New colors of Shibui Sock just arrived:
Shibui Sock - 191 yds of superwash merino wool
Stay warm in the easy Riff hat, knit in Luxair:
Luxair - 110 m in three sparkling colors.
For those who can't work with wool,
we have NEW cotton UltraPima Paints:
Ultra Pima Paints - 220 yds 100% cotton
We're open six days a week during winter months.
Come in and relax by the fireplace.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Thanksgiving is a time for gatherings and hugs.
When the day's over, snuggle up with a good book for holiday gift ideas to make:
Wearable KnitWits--20 fun designs for adults and kids.
Wearable KnitWits. 127 pages of adorbable items to knit.
Fully illustrated with complete instructions.
Speaking of holiday gifts, why not treat yourself to a class in December?
Sharon and Carol have plenty to choose from:
Sharon's December classes--
L-R: Sitka Hat, Learn to Crochet Cowl, Soft Stitch Cowl (crochet),
and Learn to Knit Scarfette.
Carol's December classes--
L-R: Beaded Ornaments and 2-Color Brioche Scarf.
See the class schedule in our newsletter (link on this web page).
Sign up for classes at the shop.
We're thankful for your presence in the Tangled Purls family.
Wishing you a warm and happy Thanksgiving!
Friday, November 22, 2013
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Need ideas for quick holiday gifts? Look no further.
Have a grand time knitting ornaments for yours or a loved one's tree......
Arne's and Carl's book contains a fabulous collection of ornaments to knit.
Filled with complete instructions and photos for 55 ornaments--beautiful.
Perfect gift for you or a knitter you know.
How about something for a beloved pooch?
Fiber Trends' doggie sweater patterns......one with matching socks!
A hot mug of tea will warm the heart of every yarn lover.
Spud & Chloe's mug (center) even comes with a skein of yarn and pattern.
Or how about some special yarn?
Schoppel's 'Gradient' in 100% wool will brighten anyone's day.
Gradient - The yarn does all the color change work for you.
100% wool 260 meters US 4-7 needle
Loads of fun!
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
We never have enough sock yarn.
NEW Alegria by Manos Del Uruguay:
Alegria - hand dyed fingering weight
75% superwash merino 25% polyamide (nylon)
445 yds US 6-7 needle
Got too much stash? (who doesn't)
The Sample It Loom is a great way to get rid of stash
and make beautiful woven gifts for yourself or others. Easy to use.
Sample It Loom - portable - weighs just 2.5 lbs
2 shuttles, double ended threading hook, warping peg and clamps,
solid silver beech wood, minimal assembly required.
26-page step-by-step instructions booklet.
Madelinetosh. Exquisite yarn. No explanation needed.
We have new colors of Vintage:
Madeline Tosh Vintage - worsted weight
100% superwash merino 344 yds US 6-7 needles
Do you crochet? Like to?
Debbie Stoller, author of best selling Stitch & Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook,
has written another winner: Stitch & Bitch: The Happy Hooker.
This soft cover book is loaded with how-to instructions and patterns galore:
The Happy Hooker - easy to follow crochet instruction and lots of cute designs.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Me, oh my, where to start--so much to share!
NEW! Wonderland, semi-solid sport weight
merino superwash in a dozen beautiful colors:
Wonderland is soft and springy--wonderful wool.
344 yds US 4-6 needle
Perfect for a lightweight cardigan or pullover.
NEW! Dream in Color's November project:
Dream's Alpaca-Silk-Wool Lace yarn.
As usual, incredible colors. Hand dyed. Every skein unique.
Complimentary 'Ornata' pattern by Susanna Ic.
Make something special for the holidays!
NEW mohair and silk beauties, Tiara and Rowan's Kid Silk Haze:
L-R: Tiara with beads and sequins (188 yds, US 7-11 needle);
Kid Silk Haze multi-color mohair/silk (460 yds, US 3-8 needle)
Tangled Purls. Not just a yarn shop.
It's a destination.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
November.....colorful autumn leaves and a chill in the air.
We love this time of year, don't you?
Come inside to warm up and take a class at Tangled Purls.
Sharon's offering several this month:
Clockwise from left: Shawl Collared Cowl, Nordic Trail Vest,
Mukluk Slippers, Distinction Shawl, and Toe-up Malabrigo Socks.
And Carol's offering these:
Clockwise from left: Adrift Cardigan, Beaded Mohair Scarf (shown in two colors),
and Faberge Beaded Shawl.
Know a knitter who's expecting?
This is the perfect book for her: The Expectant Knitter by Marie Connolly.
The book has 30 designs for babies arranged by trimester.
Marie has created simpler projects for later trimesters, when fatigue increases.
The Expectant Knitter--perfect for mothers to be....
or maybe for you to knit something for her new baby!
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Birds of a feather knit together!
Introducing 'Knits of a Feather' by Celeste Young:
Knits of a Feather, filled with 20 bird inspired designs--
hats, scarves, cowls, shawls, mitts, sweaters, and household items.
Besides beautiful designs, Celeste has included large how-to photos
to help you with knitting technique. Great book.
Introducing Kid Seta Jubile by Schulana.
Come and look at this gorgeous multi-color mohair-silk yarn!
Kid Seta Jubilie and Churchmouse's Color Play Mohair Scarf.
A perfect match.
We're in Dream in Color's monthly new yarn and pattern club.
October's yarn and pattern will make you say WOW.
Everlasting, an 8-ply, hand-dyed Australian superwash merino.
Sock pattern: S.P.A.R.S.F. (Sand People Always Ride Single File)
The socks are designed to be left foot-right foot specific.
We can't explain the sock name, but we do know it's fun to knit!