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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Gorgeous colors ingeniously coordinated--NEW Dyed in the Wool
by Spincycle Yarn in Bellingham, WA.
100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash wool
sport//heavy sock wt - 200 yds
Many more beautiful colorways than shown above.....come and see.
Our new Harlow bags by Namaste have arrived.
Carry your yarn and projects in style!
There's a time and a place for thick and thin stitch markers.
We have new super thin stitch markers by the Bizzie Knitter: 
Colorful no snag stitch markers by Bizzy Knitter.
Join us for an afternoon of knitting.....1 pm
 Soxy Knitters - Tuesdays
Gingko KAL - Wednesdays
Charity Knitters - Fridays

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock yarn has been a favorite of ours for several years.
Hand dyed in Canada, Sweet Georgia's superwash merino is easy to love.
We have a new shipment......come and see the colors:

Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock
80% superwash merino 20% nylon
425 yds   7.5-8 sts/in on US 0-1
Too hot to knit or crochet?  Summer reading is the answer!
We have a super selection of books on knitting, crochet, and other crafts.
Here's a small sample to browse: 
Scrumptious Knits by Carol Feller, Crochet with Color by Kazuko Riokai,
Aran Knits by Martin Storey, and a whole series by legendary
British knitter and designer, Alice Starmore.
It's raining in Salem today, but we hope the sun is shining on you!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Pandas aren't the only ones that like bamboo.  We do, too!
New shipment:  Panda Cotton and Panda Silk.  Lots of colors:
Top right:  Panda Cotton 59% bamboo 25% cotton 16% nylon
Bottom right:  Panda Silk  52% bamboo  43% superwash merino  5% silk
Set your needles flying on Bamboo Walking Socks!  (free pattern at
A small shawl like Summer Flies is just the right size for a travel project....
Vivian knit this one in super soft BabyBoo:
Keep your hands busy and have a great summer!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Create your own beautiful colors of yarn with NEW Jacquard Acid Dyes:

Bright, lightfast, washfast colors for silk, wool, feathers, and nylon.
For use in washing machine or on stovetop--have fun!
We've been waiting for it.......and it's finally here: 
Alana Dakos' latest book, Botanical Knits 2
Botanical Knits 2 is filled with more of Alana's gorgeous designs
for sweaters and accessories, all featuring her love of leaves.
Shown:  Hanging Leaves Shawl knit in Meadow.
We have lots more books, too!  Here are a couple from our large collection: 
Whether you knit, crochet, weave, spin, or tat, we have a book to feed your creativity.
Come in and enjoy the lazy days of summer with our knitting groups:
Soxy Knitters - Tuesday afternoons
~any sock design you like and Tangled Purls' yarn~
Gingko Shawl KAL - Wednesday afternoons
~choose from any popular Gingko shawl designs and Tangled Purls' yarn~
Knit/Crochet/Spin Night - Thursday afternoons 4 - 7 pm
~social knitting - any pattern, any yarn
Charity Circle - Friday afternoons 1 - 3 pm
~create accessories for those in need - patterns and yarn provided~
Have a sunny day!

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

NEW!  Lilt Sock by Black Trillium in a rainbow of colors:

Lilt Sock -   85% superwash merino  15% silk
28-32 sts/4in  US 0-2
Pamper your feet with a pair of soft socks knit in Lilt Sock.
Head to the beach with a skein of silk Indochine and make a Later, Gator Cowl:
Indochine - 100% silk
Later, Gator pattern - free on Ravelry
Cowl takes just one skein of Indochine.
Have a sunny day!