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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Cool Cotton!

The sun's teasing today, gone tomorrow......
But we know warm weather days are just ahead!
Come and see our new non-wool corner loaded with new cottons, books,
and patterns that are perfect for summer.  Alana Dakos' darling Spring Garden Tee
is truly special in both adult and child sizes for mothers and daughters.
Kollage's latest Feed Your Creativity kit just arrived--a cute market bag in Riveting worsted.
And take a look at our new yarns from Blue Sky in lovely summer colors!
Feed Your Creativity!  Market bag in 'Riveting' worsted
Blue Sky 'Worsted Cotton'

Blue Sky 'Skinny Dyed' cotton

New!  Blue Sky Alpaca Silk - soft and silky

'Bamboo Walking Socks' in Panda Cotton

Panda Cotton - new colors!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

On Her Needles

Patty and Heidi work on Rainy Day Socks......

A baby blanket for charity keeps Maxine's hands busy.....

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

New Yarn!

Ready for an adventure?  Try 'Crazy Zauberball'
for socks or a 'Wingspan' shoulder'll laugh out loud!
Crazy Zauberball - color!!!

Summer's Coming!

Aaah, warm weather at last!  Sunshine, blue sky, it!
We have lots of soft cotton yarn for warm weather projects,
like socks or a Girlfriend market bag. 
Take them on trips to the beach or camping..... 
.........or simply relaxing in your back yard, while catching some rays.....
anklet in cotton 'Fixation'

On Her Needles

Susan has almost finished her Na Craga--WOW!!!

Betty is knitting this aran for her son--lucky guy!

Off her needles.....
Pam in her Multnomah scarf--beautiful work, Pam!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Mother's Day

Mom's are so special.  
Show her how much you love her.
Make something special for Mother's Day.

Coastal Kids

Coast Knits, by Alana Dakos and Hannah Fettig,
has been flying out the door!
 Who wouldn't fall in love with their romantic designs? 
These talented designers have just released their latest creation, Coastal Kids.
They haven't lost their touch....take a look:
'Little Oak'
'Tiny Rocky Coast'
'Mini Waters Edge'
'Wee Wildflower'

New Yarn!

Dream in Color's 'Wisp' will make you sigh......oh, it's wonderful. 
This laceweight silk/wool blend is perfect for a lacy scarf or shawl. 
Exquisite hand-dyed colors....
'Wisp' silk/wool  laceweight

Imagine a festival of'll never be bored knitting 'Aria'! 
Choice of colorways......
'Aria' scarf - free pattern with yarn purchase

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Classes Coming!

Still open: Carol's Corner, Sat., May 5 at 1:30 pm. 
This is a repeat of April's class, which sold out in 3 days! 
Learn to weave in ends (zig zag and purl duplicate stitch methods)
and add a skein at the edge or to use forever. 

Step into the world of knitting with Sharon's Learn to Knit class on Friday, May 11. 
She starts you off with cast-on and knit......and away you go!

The popular Girlfriend Market Bag class this Friday, May 11
has space for a few more people......hurry!

Busy Hands!

Jenny, a passionate Knifty Knitter!

Carol finished her Madeleine Tosh 'Sport' cardi.