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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

What's New Wednesday!

We have three brand new yarns from Cascade......
First, Cascade 220 Superwash SPORT in super soft merino:

Cascade 220 Sport Superwash - 131 yds
Second, BENTLEY, a speckled acrylic/wool blend:
Cascade Bentley - worsted, 207 yds
Third, COLOR WAVE, a slow color change wool/acrylic blend:
Cascade Color Wave - worsted, 213 yds
And that's not cotton.
We have a new shipment of Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton: 
Cascade Ultra Pima - 220 yds sport wt - incredible sheen
Ultra Pima Cotton is perfect for a project on a hot summer's day.
Keep your hands busy, while you're staying cool at the beach or poolside!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

What's New Wednesday

In two more days, she'll be here.
 Alexandra of Alexandra's Crafts is coming
for a trunk show this Friday and Saturday, July 26-27.
You know Alexandra for her beautiful color combinations and hand-dyed yarns:
 Alexandra's introducing a new, Shibori-style yarn.
Shibori is the technique of combining felting and non-felting yarns.
Stop by to meet this talented artist and see her magically colored yarns.

Our summer clearance sale is still going strong--stock up on great bargains!
A tisket a tasket, a green and yellow basket......
If you like colorful, handmade baskets, we have a wide selection--lots of sizes.
These baskets make great gifts.
Tangled Purls is a school supplies drop-off site again this year for needy children.
Help us support the less fortunate kids in our community
by donating backpacks, pencils, paper, notebooks, etc.
Last pick up date for school supplies is August 24.
Thank you!

 Grace Akhrem's versatile and flattering 'Olga's Vest',
knit by Carolyn in Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock yarn.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Alexandra's Crafts Trunk Show!

Alexandra's Crafts will be doing a Trunk Show at Tangled Purls, Friday, July 26th and Saturday, July 27th, 2013 (11 am to 4 pm). Please come by and say hello to Alexandra and experience her beautiful selection of yarn & fiber (including her new Shibori style yarn)!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

What's New Wednesday

The lazy days of summer are here at last.
Keep your hands busy while you relax camping or lounging on the beach
with one of these sharp, sassy designs:

Left:   'Catkin' by Carina Spencer.  Carol knit this one in Black Trillium sock yarn.
Right:  'Olana' by Grace Ahkrem.  Vivian knit hers in Malabrigo Arroyo.
A new shipment of baskets just arrived.
Lots of shapes and sizes--so useful and pretty!
We have a few items left from our Summer Clearance Sale.
Stop by and enjoy the great bargains!

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

What's New Wednesday

NEW - Cascade 220 in ARAN weight!!!
You have to feel this yarn.  It's soft and scrumptious.
We have plenty of colors to choose from:

Cascade 220 Aran
This superb, versatile yarn has so many uses--knit or crochet.
100% superwash merino    150 yds    8-9 needle (US)
NEW SHIPMENT - Black Trillium
You liked our first stock so much that we ordered more - and added new colors!
Black Trillium hand dyed
100% merino in fingering weight  380 yds  1-2 needle (US)
Carol's making a Catkin scarf with Black Trillium and says
this yarn is a pleasure to knit--soft and smooth.
Celebrate summer with a class in July!
L-R:  S Scarf (Joan);
Maid Marion Hat (crochet-Sharon), Shell Stitch Scarf (crochet-Sharon),
and Slouch Hat (knit-Sharon).
Have fun and make friends, while learning new skills.
Have a Happy Fourth!

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Holiday Weekend Hours!

Just a reminder that Tangled Purls will be closed this Thursday for the 4th of July holiday! We will be open our regular hours on (11am to 4pm) Friday and Saturday. Have a safe, happy holiday weekend with your friends and families!