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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

As they say........April showers bring May flowers!
We're ready for showers and for May to begin!

Big Bad Wool Worsted is SOFT.  You have to feel it to believe it.
Vivian it knit up in a baby blanket pattern from the folks at Big Bad Wool: 
Any Mom would be proud to lay her baby down on it.  Come and see it.
Mother's Day is May 11.  Here's a book you both might like: 
Knit with Me by Gudrun Johnston -- lots of mother-daughter projects.
Wrap yourselves in stitches.
Love you, Mom.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

May classes have been announced!
Sharon and Carol have a wonderful selection for you.......
come in and see the display models:
Carol's knitting projects for May classes.....
Sharon's has lots of crochet classes to choose from: 
Whether you knit or crochet (or both), we have classes for you.
 Our Castanets KAL is humming along..... 
Carol's Castanets--pretty!
Her scarf size took less than one skein of Malabrigo Sock.
We'd love to see yours!  Bring it in for the Wednesday afternoon KAL on the couch.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Where did the sun go?  Looks like rain again......oh well, it's Oregon!
For cool, cloudy days, warm your neck with a simple scarf like this one
Vivian knit using Tosh Merino Light and Silk Cloud held together:
Silk Cloud adds a luxurious effect to the already gorgeous Tosh Merino Light.
Knitters and crocheters love to relax with books for ideas and patterns.
We have books galore.......check out our newest ones:
L-R:  Sock Yarn Studio, Gifted (gifts to knit and crochet), and Simply Crochet.
Our Castanets KAL is humming along.  Carolyn's is so pretty in bright colors: 
We'd love to see yours!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Spring has sprung!!!
Welcome the new season with pretty yarn.........

NEW shipment of Cascade's Ultra Pima Cotton.
Talk about luster. This yarn has it in spades.
Ultra Pima - colors! 
100% Pima cotton 220 yds US 5-6
NEW!  Serenity Silk Single, a single ply from Zen Garden: 
Serenity Silk Single - 430 yds  US 1-3
75% superwash merino  15% CASHMERE  10% silk
Would be gorgeous in a shawl or lace design.
NEW shipment of our favorite Cascade 220 Superwash Worsted in solids and paints:
Cascade 220 Superwash Worsted.  Unbeatable quality and value.
220 yds  100% superwash merino  7-8 US
Who doesn't love daffodils after a long winter?
Have a great Spring day!

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

NEW COLORS! Treat yourself to serene enlightenment.....Zen Garden 'Serenity'.
70% superwash merino  20% CASHMERE  10% nylon
400 yds hand dyed in spectacular colors:
Zen Garden 'Serenity'  - more colors at the shop.
NEW!  For those who like a bit of sparkle, Kid Seta Pearl by Schulana
with Murano glass pearl beadsIncredible. 
Kid Seta Pearl
40% mohair  23% glass  20% cotton  17%
~125 yds (118 m)
NEW! Sirka Counters--tracks 3 things at once.
Track stitches, rows, and pattern repeats--all at once!