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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

What's New Wednesday!

Going to school isn't just for kids!
October classes have just been announced--come in and see our class display:
We have labeled display models for all upcoming class projects.
 Join the fun with others, while learning new new skills!

Tangled Purls isn't just a yarn's a destination.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

October 2013 News & Classes!

Tangled Purls News & Classes for October 2012 is now available! Just click the newsletter tab above.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

What's New Wednesday!

We are thrilled to announce that Emily Wessel, co-designer of Tin Can Knits,
will be here for workshops, trunk show, and book signing October 16 and 17.
You may know Tin Can Knits from their terrific books:
Pacific Knits
Made in the UK
Great White North
9 Months of Knitting

Plan to join us to meet Emily and see her beautiful creations.
More details coming soon both here and on our Facebook page.
Silk Cloud is a lustrous blend of mohair and silk.
The colors simply glow.  We have new stock and new colors:
Silk Cloud - 60% mohair, 40% silk 330 yds
Gorgeous used alone or carried along with another yarn.
Wisp is another exceptional silk blend.
We've added new hand-dyed colors of this superb lace yarn:
Wisp - 50% merino, 50% silk  550 yds
Shown above right in Churchmouse's Before and After Scarf with beaded edge.
You don't need a complicated pattern to make a sensational project.
Gorgeous yarn is all you need. 

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

What's New Wednesday!

Just arrived and brand new to us - Malabrigo Nube!
100% merino roving in gorgeous Malabrigo colors:

NEW!  Malabrigo Nube
Frog Tree's trunk show is here, too.  Don't miss it!
Come see the many sweaters, hats, and gloves in Frog Tree yarns. 
Let's start with the sweaters.....
All sweaters in easy to knit patterns.
Then there's the cute hats and gloves....
All these patterns are easy and enjoyable to knit....... Frog Tree's soft, beautiful yarns:
L-R:  Ewetopia, Alpaca Sport, and Meriboo.
Frog Tree is a not-for-progit company helping talented artisans and workers
receive well-deserved and reasonable compensation for promoting fair trade.
Frog Tree is committed to providing high quality products and fair pricing.
Tangled Purls is pleased to offer Frog Tree yarns to you.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Frog Tree Yarns Trunk Show!

Tangled Purls is hosting a trunk show from Frog Tree Yarns, now through September 25th. Stop by and be inspired by the gorgeous knitted sweaters, accessories, patterns  and yarn! 

Frog Tree Yarns is a not-for-profit company that helps talented artisans/workers receive well-deserved, reasonable compensation for their efforts and to promote fair trade. They are committed to treating their clients fairly, providing high quality products and fair pricing, emphasizing customer service and promoting a sense of community among all involved. Their funds are used to support educational and environmental projects, charitable organizations and volunteer groups.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

What's New Wednesday!

Do you dream in color?
Once you see and touch this yarn, you'll dream about it!
Dream in Color's September kit:   The Menagerie Shrug, 
knit in hand-dyed, super soft, cashmere-kissed Smooshy:
Dream in Color's Smooshy.
400 yds fingering wt
70% superwash merino - 20% cashmere - 10% nylon
The Menagerie Shrug takes just one skein of this dreamy yarn.
Vivian's fingers have been flying again!
She used Malabrigo Arroyo left over from other projects
to make this Traveling Companion Shawl (Ravelry): 
All it needs is a nice shawl pin......or stick like those by Knitter's Pride.
We have a large selection of shawl pins and sticks to suit any shawl.
Got leftover yarn in your stash?  Look what you can do with it!
Dream and travel this Fall with beautiful yarn.