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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

What's New Wednesday!

Thanksgiving is a time for gatherings and hugs.

When the  day's over, snuggle up with a good book for holiday gift ideas to make:
Wearable KnitWits--20 fun designs for adults and kids.
Wearable KnitWits.  127 pages of adorbable items to knit.
Fully illustrated with complete instructions. 
Speaking of holiday gifts, why not treat yourself to a class in December?
Sharon and Carol have plenty to choose from: 
Sharon's December classes--
L-R:  Sitka Hat, Learn to Crochet Cowl, Soft Stitch Cowl (crochet),
and Learn to Knit Scarfette.
Carol's December classes--
L-R:  Beaded Ornaments and 2-Color Brioche Scarf.
See the class schedule in our newsletter (link on this web page).
Sign up for classes at the shop.
We're thankful for your presence in the Tangled Purls family.
Wishing you a warm and happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 22, 2013

December Classes!

Our December class list is posted! Just click the newsletter tab above.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

What's New Wednesday!

Need ideas for quick holiday gifts?  Look no further.
Have a grand time knitting ornaments for yours or a loved one's tree......
Arne's and Carl's book contains a fabulous collection of ornaments to knit.

Filled with complete instructions and photos for 55 ornaments--beautiful.
Perfect gift for you or a knitter you know.
How about something for a beloved pooch?
Fiber Trends' doggie sweater with matching socks!
A hot mug of tea will warm the heart of every yarn lover.
Spud & Chloe's mug (center) even comes with a skein of yarn and pattern.
Or how about some special yarn?
Schoppel's 'Gradient' in 100% wool will brighten anyone's day.
Gradient - The yarn does all the color change work for you.
100% wool 260 meters US 4-7 needle
Loads of fun!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

What's New Wednesday!

We never have enough sock yarn.
NEW Alegria by Manos Del Uruguay:

Alegria - hand dyed fingering weight
75% superwash merino 25% polyamide (nylon)
445 yds  US 6-7 needle
Got too much stash? (who doesn't)
The Sample It Loom is a great way to get rid of stash
 and make beautiful woven gifts for yourself or others.  Easy to use.
Sample It Loom - portable - weighs just 2.5 lbs
2 shuttles, double ended threading hook, warping peg and clamps,
solid silver beech wood, minimal assembly required.
26-page step-by-step instructions booklet.
Madelinetosh.  Exquisite yarn.  No explanation needed.
We have new colors of Vintage:
Madeline Tosh Vintage - worsted weight
100% superwash merino  344 yds  US 6-7 needles
Do you crochet?   Like to?
Debbie Stoller, author of best selling Stitch & Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook,
has written another winner:  Stitch & Bitch:  The Happy Hooker.
This soft cover book is loaded with how-to instructions and patterns galore:
The Happy Hooker - easy to follow crochet instruction and lots of cute designs.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

What's New Wednesday!

Me, oh my, where to start--so much to share!
NEW! Wonderland, semi-solid sport weight
merino superwash in a dozen beautiful colors:

Wonderland is soft and springy--wonderful wool.
344 yds   US 4-6 needle
Perfect for a lightweight cardigan or pullover.
NEW!  Dream in Color's November project:
Dream's Alpaca-Silk-Wool Lace yarn.
As usual, incredible colors. Hand dyed. Every skein unique.
Complimentary 'Ornata' pattern by Susanna Ic.
Make something special for the holidays!
NEW mohair and silk beauties, Tiara and Rowan's Kid Silk Haze:
L-R:  Tiara with beads and sequins (188 yds, US 7-11 needle);
Kid Silk Haze multi-color mohair/silk (460 yds, US 3-8 needle)
Tangled Purls.  Not just a yarn shop.
It's a destination.