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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Add some sparkle to your holiday knitting with LUXAIR by Schulana.
Luxair is perfect for winter hats, scarves, and shoulder wraps.
It works up quickly on needles 7-9 (US)
58% alpaca   19% polyester  13% nylon   10% wool
 
Madeline Tosh knows color.  Just look at TOSH TWIST LIGHT in the CARE colorway.
Tosh Twist Light CARE is fingering wt and 420 yds--beautiful for socks, shawls, gloves, etc.
100% of the profits from this yarn go to humanitarian relief efforts by Doctors Without Borders.
Give a gift and help save a life.
 
Cascade brings us HERITAGE PRINTS self-striping sock yarn that mimics fair isle.
75% merino wool  25% nylon   437 yds
Each label has a photo of how the colorway works up--no guessing.
 
Need a stocking stuffer?  Grab some stitch markers by Chiao Goo......or....
needle point protectors
needle gauge
tape measures
locking stitch holders
row counters
cable needles
crochet hooks
shawl pins
LoLo moisturizer
Eucalan
and the best of all.......gift cards!
 
~come in for our 12 days of Christmas specials~
 

 

 

 


Wednesday, December 10, 2014

This is the perfect gift for eager hands--Beginner's Craft Kit by Knitters Pride.
Contains knitting needles, crochet hook, tapestry needle, scissors, measuring tape,
yarn pick, and knitting dolly. (yarn not included.....we have plenty to choose from)

Spinner alert:  New roving from Dicentra just arrived.
If you're new to spinning, how about starting with a wooden spindle?
We have a nice selection from Cascade Spinning Company. 

RED is the color of the season!  Whether solids or blends, we have reds galore.
Jingle bells.....jingle bells.......
 
 

Our shop friends tell us we have an incredible number of display samples. 
Come and see for yourself........we look forward to your visit.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!
 
 
 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Dream in Color's Dream Club December yarn is here.
Gorgeous hand dyed worsted weight in a special oversized hank with two cowl patterns, one knit and one crochet.
Dream in Color has a way with color and it's dazzling.

Woolie Boolie yarn looks just like sheep's wool.  Cute!!!
Our last shipment sold out in a flash.....hurry in while it lasts.
We have hat and mittens patterns made for Woolie Boolie.....great gifts.

Looking for holiday gift ideas? 
Our friendly staff can help you choose just the right gift for that special person.
Enjoy the pleasures of the season!

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Shop Local! It's Small Business Saturday!


We take great pride in bringing you the tools you need to express yourself through fiber. Thank you for supporting our shop! Come see us today for Small Business Saturday -- we'll have goodies and prizes!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Local small businesses are the foundation of our community.
We're celebrating Small Business Saturday this coming Saturday, November 29 (11 am - 4 pm).
Ring in the holidays and join us, won't you?
Check out our gift tree hung with little stocking stuffers for knitters.
 
Wonderland's Mad Hatter sport wt yarn has been wildly popular here.
When you touch it, you'll see why--wonderful yarn.
We have NEW COLORS just in time for the holidays.
100% superwash merino    344 yds
 

Every knitter needs a new book.........like Madder by Carrie Bostick Hoge.
Carrie's designs are contemporary and creative.  See for yourself.
Curl up in a comfy chair with a piece of holiday pie and Madder--enjoy!
 
You can make this adorable Last Minute Baby sweater in no time
with two skeins of Alexandra's Depoe Bay hand dyed worsted.
100% superwash wool   220 yds
 
Vivacious DK has incredible sproinginess.  Knitters know what that means.
In fabulous, vibrant colors, Vivacious DK is great for gifts.....or something for you?
 
Have a warm and happy Thanksgiving with family and friends!
 
 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Dream Club's November selection is Everlasting DK 12-ply in a special put-up of 130gm skein .
One skein knits up the Sachy Hat & Mitts pattern.....great yarn.
 
Put a little sparkle into your holidays with Be Sweet's Grace + Style.
Shimmering colors!
  
Is this little guy adorable or what?
Decorate your hearth with SnoBuddy and his whole family.
 

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

If you haven't been in to see the Indochine trunk show,
skedaddle on in here to see the beautiful pieces.
Made of 100% SILK, Indochine looks elegant.  Lots of colors, too.
 
Look what little Vivian made!  The Big Cozy is knit on size 35 needles in Magnum.
Quick and easy--what a great gift to keep someone warm this winter.
 
Linda's a new knitter starting on her first scarf. 
We teach knitting and crochet to beginners all the time--call for appts.
 
The Building in Color blanket knitters continue to produce amazing stitch panels.
We have a new shipment of Building in Color booklets by Michelle Hunter.
With her excellent instructions and videos, you can learn to knit with colors, too.
The yarn:  Simplicity by Hikoo.
 

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Brand new - LLAMALINI
40% Royal Llama, 25% linen, 35% silk 
Use it on size 7-US needle or H-US hook.  109 yds
Would look beautiful made into a scarf, cowl, or shawl.
Wonderful autumn colors.
 
New - BAMBOO POP
50-50 bamboo / cotton blend
292 yds  size 4-US needle or 6-US hook
Just look at the rainbow of colors! 
Perfect for a lightweight top or kids' clothing.
 
Back by popular demand - BAMBOO BLOOM HANDPAINTS
You swept up our last order.......so we brought in more!
154 yds    US-9 needle or US-K hook
rayon - wool - acrylic blend
Shown above with Persephone Cowl (free on Ravelry).
Vivian whipped it up in a flash on size 10 needles.
 
And......
A new order of Madelinetosh just came in the door.....watch for it!
 
 
 

Thursday, October 30, 2014

What's up!

Tangled Purls is more than a yarn shop.......we're about PEOPLE, too!
Janet finishes her very first sweater......for baby Isaac, a new grandson.
 
Color Building Blanket class -- having a good time making waves of color!
 

We're closing early on Halloween to dress the shop for Saturday's Holiday Open House. 
Come and see lots of new things to make for the holidays.
We look forward to seeing you here!
 
 

Friday, October 24, 2014

It's Make a Difference Day Saturday, October 25th!

 Let's Make a Difference!
 
The spirit behind the nation's largest day of service is to set aside time to improve the lives of others.
 
At Tangled Purls, we hope to make a difference by sponsoring a food drive for Marion-Polk Food Share. Right now a record-high average of more than 9,000 families a month are turning to the member food pantries for a food box. Food donations mean that a hungry child and family will be eating, simply because you chose to give.
 
Please help us help these families by donating canned goods and non-perishable food items at Tangled Purls. Let's Make a Difference this Saturday. Thank you!
Also needed are baby items - food, formula, diapers, wipes, ointment, etc.

Bring a donation to Tangled Purls of 2 or more canned or non-perishable items for the Marion-Polk Food Share and receive 10% off* your purchase.
   
 
*May not be used with any other discounts. In stock items only, no special orders, not applicable to previous purchases. Excludes classes, gift cards, and interchangeable needle/hook sets.
Offer Valid Saturday, October 25, 2014 Only