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Thursday, January 22, 2015

What's New Wednesday!

Seahawk fans, are you ready for the big game?
Your outfit isn't complete without a scarf in Seahawk colors!
There's still time to make one in soft Color Duo....


Sharon's display models for her February classes are ready for you to browse.
Headband, fingerless mitts, cowl, and hat in sharp color contrast designs.
Perfect school color projects!

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

What's New Wednesday!

Come and see Blue Sky Alpaca's beautiful January trunk show!
Clockwise from top right:
Leggings in Organic Cotton and Brushed Alpaca,
North Hollow Cowl (white) in Extra,
North Hollow Cowl (blue) in Extra,
more Leggings and Tatra's Fingerless Mitts in Extra,
Tokyo Tower Bandana in Extra.
Blue Sky Alpaca's Extra is super soft and luxurious.
We're known for our display items and we have new ones to tantalize you!
Clockwise from left:
Lila Cowl in Pepperberry Minis (cashmere--lots of colors),
Flora's Cap in Alpaca Silk,
Bonham Street Cowl in Tosh Home and Cascade 128,
Laser Cowl in Malabrigo Rasta,
Simple Boot Cuffs in Magnum.
Sweater care tip: 
Fold your hand knit sweaters for storage, rather than hanging them.
Hanging can cause sweaters to enlarge or become misshapen.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

What's New Wednesday!

Dream Club's January yarn is sparkling Starry Sock in gorgeous shades of blue.
Comes with the Salista Socks pattern by Andi Smith.
98% superwash merino 2% lurex
This color is mesmerizing!

 NEW!  Color Duo by Cascade Yarns.
70% baby alpaca  30% merino  18 sts/4" on 8 US
Beautiful worsted yarn for hats, sweaters, scarves...... have to feel it.

A new shipment of fabulous Tosh Sock has arrived.  What a way to start the new year!
100% superwash merino    395 yds    1-2 US
Delicious colors.....

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

It's New Year's Eve....time to make resolutions for 2015......
How about taking classes at Tangled Purls?
January classes have just been announced and the selection is terrific:
Cushy Cabled (reversible) Loop/Scarf
Topiary Fingerless Mitts
Shawl Collared Cowl
Learn to Knit
Parkspin Slippers
Ramona Cardigan
Rasta Moebius
Register at the shop and get a 10% discount coupon on your class supplies.
Best wishes for a healthy and happy new year....wrapped in yarn!
p.s.   Rumor has it new Tosh Sock yarn is coming soon. Stay tuned.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

 From all of us at Tangled Purls.....Happy Holidays to one and all.

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
and the best of 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.

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 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!