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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Special Designer Event...Grace Akhrem!

Grace Akhrem!

One of our favorite, nationally known designers, Grace Akhrem, is coming to Tangled Purls on Monday, May 20th & Tuesday, May 21st, 2013! You may recognize Grace from her stylish accessories and garments, including the Seaweed Scarf, Robin Hood, Olana Slouch, Olga's Vest, Tangled Branches, Loopy Leaves Scarf, and many more.
With her warm personality and great design skills, we are excited to have Grace teach classes and workshops at Tangled Purls. She will be bringing a Trunk Show of her gorgeous creations, and she will be available during a meet & greet time to sign her patterns that you purchase at Tangled Purls.
Grace will be teaching Create Your Own Basic Toe-Up Sock Pattern, Mistakes Workshop, and Olana Slouch. So, mark your calendars and be watching for more information on the festivities to come!
(Class times and information will be posted soon on our website, Facebook, Ravelry, and another email. Spaces will be limited.)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

What's New Wednesday

New!!!! DEPOT BAY by Alexandra's Crafts.
Alexandra's signature hand-dyed colors.
 Heavy worsted superwash merino (220 yds).  Feels good.
Alexandra's new DEPOT BAY
We offer classes year round....sign up for the newsletter to get the latest roster.
Here's a preview of what's coming up in May:
L-R:  Sharon's 'On the Go' toe up anklet (May 11, 24);
Joan's 'Sampler Travel Pillow' (May 15, 22).
Don't miss our Never Not Knitting trunk show--
chic designs by Alana Dakos.
Spring Garden Tee and Cedar Leaf Shawlette by Alan Dakos.
Thank you for visiting Tangled Purls!


Wednesday, April 17, 2013

What's New Wednesday

Why not knit Mom and Dad some beautiful socks to celebrate
Mother's Day and Father's Day?
We have lots of gorgeous sock yarn.......something for everyone......
clockwise from far left:
Zen Garden's Serenity 20 (20% cashmere!)--
'V Junkie' sock in honeycomb stitch from Alice Yu's Socktopus book;
Sweet Georgia's Tough Love Sock--425 yds, 80% merino 20% nylon;
Ambiente by Schoppell Wolle--175 yds, 100% virgin wool;
La Jolla by Baah--400 yds 100% superwash merino.
Need a sock pattern?  We have plenty.
Need help to make your first sock? 
We offer beginning sock classes on a regular basis--cuff down or toe up.
Mom and Dad will love your gift of hand made socks!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

What's New Wednesday

NEW!  Zen Garden's Serenity 20
With 20% cashmere in it, what's not to like?
Wait, there's more.........
The colors were created exclusively for Tangled Purls.
How about a pair of soft cashmere socks for your guy on Father's Day?
Fingering weight  /  400 yds  /  US 1-3 needles
70% superwash merino - 20% cashmere - 10% nylon

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Never Not Knitting Trunk Show!


We are excited to have the Never Not Knitting Trunk Show at Tangled Purls! Here are more photos of these beautiful samples by Alana Dakos that are shop favorites here. Stop by this month to see these lovely patterns & samples in person!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

What's New Wednesday

NEW!  Malabrigo Mecha.
We can't get enough of Malabrigo and now we have it in Mecha.
Just look at all the colors!
superwash bulky merino    130 yds    10-11(US) needle    

Never Not Knitting's Trunk Show is here!
Come in and browse the hats, scarves, and shawls for adults,
as well as adorable sweaters for children.
The toddler's watermelon cardi is too cute for words.
We look forward to seeing you soon!