Posts made in July, 2011

Wrap-up for a Wrap

Our summer knitalong is coming to an end. The wrapup party for our Treasure Lace shawl from Classic Elite will be Sunday, July 31 from 4 to 5 p.m. If you’re a knitalong participant, bring your finished project and enter to win a gift basket from Classic Elite as well as other prizes. If you’re not in our current knitalong, you can look forward to our fall project, the Vonica sweater from Chicknits. We’ll have more details about this knitalong in August.

Posted on Jul 28, 2011 in Treasure Lace Knitalong | Comments Off on Wrap-up for a Wrap

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Wrap-up for a Wrap

Our summer knitalong is coming to an end. The wrapup party for our Treasure Lace shawl from Classic Elite will be Sunday, July 31 from 4 to 5 p.m. If you’re a knitalong participant, bring your finished project and enter to win a gift basket from Classic Elite as well as other prizes. If you’re not in our current knitalong, you can look forward to our fall project, the Vonica sweater from Chicknits. We’ll have more details about this knitalong in August.

Posted on Jul 28, 2011 in Treasure Lace Knitalong | Comments Off on Wrap-up for a Wrap

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Sale of the Week

Quilt and Cable BlanketClick the photo for this lovely free pattern. Last week we asked our followers on Facebook and Twitter for a suggestion for a sale yarn for this week. Bev M. asked for Cascade Ecological Wool and we are happy to oblige. In fact, Eco Wool, as well as Cascade 220 and Cascade 220 SW will be seeing some price increases later this summer due to the rising cost of wool so this is the perfect time to stock up on this workhorse yarn. Ecological Wool (a great assortment of natural colors) and Eco + (wonderful dyed colorways) is such a phenomenal yarn. It’s soft, incredibly economical and well suited to everything from accessories to blankets. So stock up for fall now! Ecological Wool is 15% off through...

Posted on Jul 25, 2011 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

Quilt and Cable BlanketClick the photo for this lovely free pattern. Last week we asked our followers on Facebook and Twitter for a suggestion for a sale yarn for this week. Bev M. asked for Cascade Ecological Wool and we are happy to oblige. In fact, Eco Wool, as well as Cascade 220 and Cascade 220 SW will be seeing some price increases later this summer due to the rising cost of wool so this is the perfect time to stock up on this workhorse yarn. Ecological Wool (a great assortment of natural colors) and Eco + (wonderful dyed colorways) is such a phenomenal yarn. It’s soft, incredibly economical and well suited to everything from accessories to blankets. So stock up for fall now! Ecological Wool is 15% off through...

Posted on Jul 25, 2011 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

Finn-ish Socks by Janice King While we love hand-painted sock yarns in vivid colorways, sometimes a pattern calls for simplicity in yarn. Enter Heritage from Cascade, a 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon sock yarn. Sturdy, well-priced and available in a wide range of solid colors it creates crisp colorwork and texture that pops. Try it also for lace, baby knits and light-weight accessories and sweaters. Twisted Flower by Cookie A Heritage is 15% off through July...

Posted on Jul 18, 2011 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

Finn-ish Socks by Janice King While we love hand-painted sock yarns in vivid colorways, sometimes a pattern calls for simplicity in yarn. Enter Heritage from Cascade, a 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon sock yarn. Sturdy, well-priced and available in a wide range of solid colors it creates crisp colorwork and texture that pops. Try it also for lace, baby knits and light-weight accessories and sweaters. Twisted Flower by Cookie A Heritage is 15% off through July...

Posted on Jul 18, 2011 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Your Own TNNA

Ever wonder what it’s like to visit TNNA, the needle arts industry’s biggest trade show? Here is a glimpse into the fall looks that were presented last month at the fashion show.

Posted on Jul 12, 2011 in TNNA, Video | Comments Off on Your Own TNNA

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Your Own TNNA

Ever wonder what it’s like to visit TNNA, the needle arts industry’s biggest trade show? Here is a glimpse into the fall looks that were presented last month at the fashion show.

Posted on Jul 12, 2011 in TNNA, Video | Comments Off on Your Own TNNA

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Sale of the Week

We can’t help it. Every time Noro introduces a new yarn we fall in love. Their latest creation for summer is Taiyo Sock. A lovely blend of cotton, wool, nylon and silk in a fingering weight it works up into stripey socks and shawls, and summer sweaters and accessories. Taiyo Sock is 15% off through July 17.

Posted on Jul 11, 2011 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

We can’t help it. Every time Noro introduces a new yarn we fall in love. Their latest creation for summer is Taiyo Sock. A lovely blend of cotton, wool, nylon and silk in a fingering weight it works up into stripey socks and shawls, and summer sweaters and accessories. Taiyo Sock is 15% off through July 17.

Posted on Jul 11, 2011 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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