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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Go Red Friday!

February 1, 2013 is Go Red for Women Day, emphasizing heart health for women.
Wear something red to our shop on Friday, Feb. 1st
 and enter our drawing for a "RED" gift bag, which includes a Knit Red book of patterns! Receive an extra drawing ticket if you actually knit or crocheted the red item that you wear.
Take care of your heart!
When you come, check out the new yarn that just arrived......

'Rhapsody in Glitter' by Artyarns. Silk-mohair-metallic (85%silk!). 
Hand-dyed and breathtakingly beautiful.
We also have new colors of Kauni, the popular, long color-change sport wt wool.
Thank you for your patronage of Tangled Purls!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Alexandra's Coming!

Alexandra of Alexandra's Crafts arrives tomorrow
 for a 3-day trunk show of her fabulous hand-dyed yarns.
Stop by and meet the artist! (Jan. 24-26)
'Deux Tourbillions' sock from Chrissie Gardner's
Indie Socks book, knit in Alexandra's merino-bamboo blend......
and Tangled Purls' colors!
While you're here, check out the list of our classes.
Helen Burros' upcoming Suki Shawl class is just one example:
The pretty Suki Shawl, knit in Shetland wool.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Alexandra's Crafts will be doing a Trunk Show at Tangled Purls, Thursday, January 24th through Saturday, January 26th, 2013. Please come by and say hello to Alexandra and experience her beautiful selection of yarn & fiber!

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New Year - New Yarn!

Just arrived........and deliciously exquisite:

'Perfectly Posh Sport' by Dream in Color.
Complimentary Ichigo Tam pattern with yarn purchase.
Wool/cashmere/silk/mohair.  Hand dyed, sport wt.  320 yds. 

We have a huge selection of superb sock yarn, many hand dyed:
Malabrigo, Pediboo, Sweet Georgia, Alexandra's Crafts, Abstract Fiber,
Madeleine Tosh, Mist Alpaca, Cascade, Shibui, and more.
Carol's 88-yr old father models the Christmas gift socks
she knit for him in ever changing Zauberball.

Sunday, January 13, 2013


This is a great time to knit someone special a cozy hat for icy weather! How about a snowboarder hat? Tangle Purls has a great selection of super bulky yarns for this popular pattern.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Happy New Year!

Welcome in 2013 by making something new for you....or a loved one!
Keep the chilly weather at bay with a hat, mittens, cowl, scarf, or sweater.
Whether it's light or heavy weight yarn you need, we have a full selection.
Here's a small sampling:
Clockwise from top left:
Eco Cloud - merino/alpaca, aran wt, 164 yds
Eco Alpaca - 100% baby alpaca, worsted wt, 220 yds
Heirloom Tweed - wool/acrylic, super bulky, 60 yds
Cascade's Alpaca Lace - 100% baby alpaca, lace wt, 437 yds