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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Great big gorgeous bundles of hand-dyed yarn, roving and sock yarn from Alexandra's Crafts! Each big bundle has five coordinating textures totaling over 700 yards! Stop by to see the sample shawl she is working on.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Last Minute Project Idea!

Need a quick and easy last minute gift? Make this eyecatching Malabrigo Aquarella "Unscarf" in about 20 minutes. Stop by the shop for details!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Lovely New Yarn!

Fresh, new yarns are arriving weekly! Some of our favorites are Cascade Heritage Quatros.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Holiday Spirit!

Stop by for some gifting inspiration!

Monday, October 31, 2011

November Dream in Color Dream Club is Here!

This month's Dream Club yarn is dyed a heathery blue, green and bronze color. Until you see it  in person it's hard to describe how rich and stunning it looks!  The pattern (complimentary with purchase of this yarn) is a lovely men's scarf, named OPA!.  The designer first knit it for the owner of her favorite Greek restaurant.  The yarn base is their Smooshy with Cashmere.
We only receive 10 skeins, so hurry in!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

"Harvest" Trunk Show!

Love the Autumn colors! Harvest is a collection of 5 patterns by Nichole Reese of bluegirl knits done in Malabrigo Yarns and is part of the Malabrigo Freelance Pattern Project. The trunk show will be at Tangled Purls until October 30th, so stop in soon.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

"I love YARN DAY!"

This Friday is "I love YARN DAY!"
To celebrate this day, Tangled Purls will have 10% off all instock items* on both Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th!

(*May not be used with any other discounts, not applicable to previous purchases,
special orders, gift cards/certificates, or classes.)

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Cascade Spindles!

The new handcrafted drop spindles from Cascade Spindle Company are just exquisite! Each design is handturned from unique woods and named after a peak in the Cascade Mountain Range.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Calvin's Hats!

More sweet little hats for Calvin's Hats from the wonderful knitters at Tangled Purls.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Dream in Color Dream Club!

The first release of Dream in Color's 2011-2012 Dream Club will be available at Tangled Purls tomorrow, September 1st! This one of a kind colorway is a luscious Cashmere Blend Smooshy, in a stunning colorway. Each skein includes the exclusive Fairy Mitts pattern for these lovely fingerless mitts.
We have received ten skeins, so hurry in before they are all gone!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Shop Local This Summer!

Tangled Purls has a wonderful selection of local products! Check out our new display!

 Our selections include Abstract Fibers, Alexandra's Crafts, Three Fates Yarns, Dicentra Designs, Stitch Jones, Gardiner Yarn Works, Simpli Nature, Leigh Radford, bluegirl knits and more.

Delight your out of town fiber loving guests with a visit to Tangled Purls and send them home with a local souvenier!

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Special "Sock" Sale!

For those who will not be able to make it up to Portland this weekend for Sock Summit II, stop by Tangled Purls for a special "Sock Sale"! 10% off all in stock sock yarns, sock patterns ,and sock books through Saturday, July 30th!

Friday, July 8, 2011

Sweet, Sweet Georgia On our Minds!

Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock Yarn and a sampling of Sweet Georgia Fiber have finally arrived at Tangled Purls! Designer, Felicia Lo, says it best: "passionate + relentless + unapologetic color" Stop by to see these stunning skeins!

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Many Anniversary Winners!

Our Wednesday Whimsy winner is Laurie M.!

This week's Tangled Tuesday winner was Darla S.

The winners of the Friday & Saturday Anniversary prizes were Molly B., Suzette Y., Rachael H., Helen B., and Karen H.

Congratulations to all of you! We appreciate your support and look forward to another successful year!

Last Anniversay Wednesday Whimsy*!

What technique, often associated with Canada’s Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, involves the use of unspun fleece or roving? Post your answer* on our facebook page!

*Local entries only. Must pick up gift in person.

Friday, June 24, 2011

This Week's Thank You Thursday!

Chane G. is our "Thank You Thursday" recepient this week! She will receive this fun book!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Check Your Email!

Check your email...our 20% off one item coupon starts today!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Tangled Tuesday & Wednesday Whimsy Winners!

Sandy W. was our Tangled Tuesday winner.  She will receive this lovely hand dyed yarn from Alexandra's Crafts!

Christine W. won our Wednesday Whimsy trivia question. She will receive a skein of undyed merino and kool-aid for a fun summer dyeing project!

Wednesday Whimsy!

Here is this week's Wednesday Webpage Whimsy!

What is the wild species, that produces the world's most valuable natural fiber, a fiber with the best luster and exceptional insulating properties?  Post your answer on our facebook page*

*Local entries only. Must pick up gift in person.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Anniversary Prizes!

Check out all of the fabulous prizes we will be giving away this Friday & Saturday for our one year anniversary!

Saturday, June 18, 2011

"Thank You Thursday"

Jannie C. will receive this lovely book for this week's "Thank You Thursday"!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Facebook Friday Flash!

Facebook Friday Flash! Our special for this upcoming (tomorrow) Friday and Saturday is 10% off all fiber and fingering weight (sock) yarns! 

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Wednesday Whimsy Winner!

Congratulations to Angie D. who will receive this pattern/yarn gift for Wednesday Whimsy!

Wednesday Whimsy!

Here is this week's Wednesday Webpage Whimsy! What stitch was invented by a British military hero? Post your answer on our facebook page* to win this cute hat pattern and yarn.

*Local entries only. Must pick up gift in person.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Shop Exclusive!

Alexandra, of Alexandra's Crafts, has designed a beautiful new colorway for Tangled Purls in honor of our one year anniversary!

Tangled Tuesday!

Congratualtions to Debbie W, this week's Tangled Tuesday winner!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Thank You Thursday (a bit late)!

We are a little late posting our "Thank You Thursday" receipient! Kelli B. will receive this sweet book!

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Facebook Friday Flash!

Our special event for Friday & Saturday, June 10th & 11th, is "Graduation Days"! Wear something you have "completed" this past year (with yarn from Tangled Purls) and get 10% off your purchase*! These purchases will also count toward your Frequent Shopper Rewards.

*In stock items only. No special orders. Class registration fees are not included.

Wedneday Whimsy Winner!

We drew a name from the three customers (only three???) who posted their favorite summer projects. Congratulations to Amber Z.! Her gift is the Shibui Baby booklet and a skein of Shibui sock yarn.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Wednesday Webpage Whimsy!

Let's inspire some summer knitting! Post a picture and the pattern name of your favorite summer knitting project on our Facebook page tomorrow (Wednesday, June 8, 2011). We will draw a winner from the top three projects with the most "likes". Example: Purl's favorite summer project is the "Grrlfriend Market Bag".

Tangled Tuesday!

It's our first "Tangled Tuesday"!  The winner of our drawing from last week's names is Nancy M. She will receive a skein of the brand new Sausalito yarn from Crystal Palace, the Sausalito Fingerless Gloves pattern, and ChiaoGoo bamboo double pointed needles! We are awaiting the arrival of this beautiful, slow striping, tweedy, yarn that is a 2-ply version of the popular Mini Mochi.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Facebook Friday Flash!

Facebook Friday Flash - The special sale for Friday & Saturday, June 3rd & 4th, will be 10% off all books in stock! These purchases will also count toward your Frequent Shopper Rewards.

As an added surprise, all in stock patterns will be 10% off, also!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

First Anniversary Newsletter!

Here is a link to our First Anniversary Newsletter:

"Like" us on Facebook for more inspiration!

Wednesday Web Page Whimsy Winner!

Wow! That was fast! The first email that we received was from Michelle N.  She will receive this cute gift bag with Austermann Step sock yarn, a fun Skacel patterns, and ChiaoGoo circular needle! Congratulations, Michelle!

"Thank You" Winner!

Congratulations to Carol H. for winning our "Thank You" book promotion! She will receive this book:

Wednesday Web Page Whimsy (a day late)!

Here is our first Wednesday Web Page Whimsy:

The first person to send us an email with "I Love Tangled Purls" in the subject line, and your name and phone number in the body of the email, will receive a free gift from us!

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

June Classes & Newsletter!

Our June Newsletter is now available. Click on the newsletter tab above.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Calvin's Hats - the video link!

We were honored to have KGW Channel 8’s Tracy Barry and, camera man, Steve, along with Annie Willems of Calvin’s Hats, interview some of our charity knitters on Wednesday. We have some amazing ladies who give hours of their time each week to help with this compassionate ministry for families whose babies are born too soon.

If you would like to help by knitting or donations for postage, please visit: or

Thursday, May 12, 2011


Kelli finished her Swirl Scarf in Shibui Silk Cloud. We love how she made it longer so that it can be wrapped for a stylish accent!

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

May Classes & News!

Our May class list is now available! Click the newsletter tab above.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Charity Knitting!

Thank you to Carol H. (and to the Tangled Purls knitters & crocheters)! She washed and shipped newborn hats (created by Tangled Purls charity group) to Cascade Medical Team for their June Medical Mission to Guatemala.  Learn all about the team at

Monday, April 4, 2011

Finished Scarf!

Jane finished her first cable project...a lovely scarf knit with Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky Paints!

Finished Socks!

Olga finished her lovely socks at Knit Night!

Monday, March 28, 2011

Love This Hat!

Love, love, love this hat! This darling creation was knit by Debbie S. from the new book "Knitting in the Details" by Louisa Harding.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

More Malabrigo Has Arrived!

Rasta and Aquarella are now back in stock, along with more Rios and Worsted! 

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Cool Necklace

We love the beaded crocheted necklace that was made by Sadie with our Habu silk (it feels a bit like paper)! Hopefully, we will see it again after she blocks it and adds the clasp.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Spring Cleaning Sale!

Friday Surprise! We are having a "Spring Cleaning" Sale today and tomorrow to make room for new merchandise. Yarn at our round table is 15% off and your sale purchases will count towards your rewards points!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Find Heather!

Can you find Heather amidst all of the new yarn? She's tagging new Cascade 220 SW, Quatro SW, Heritage 150 & 150 Paints, and more! Many of these yarns are featured in Cascade's new book "60 Quick Baby Knits" (which has some adorable patterns)!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Kauni Shawl!

Another beautiful shawl knit by Carol R. with the fascinating Kauni yarn!

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Snow, Maybe?

We will try to post our shop hours & information due to inclement weather in these places:

Facebook: Tangled Purls
Ravelry: tangledpurls

We will generally close or delay if Salem-Keizer School District closes or delays, but in some cases, we may decide to close even if school is still open, or open late instead of being closed all day. You will find the most up-to-date information on what we are up to if you check online.

Thank you!
The Tangled Purls Staff

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Color Blended Shawls!

These Color Blended Shawls knit by Carol D. and Jane M. turned out great!