Posts made in April, 2014

The Big Sale

Don’t miss our anniversary sale, which starts Friday, April 25, and continues through the 27th. This is our biggest sale event of the year: All yarn in the store will be 20 percent off, and we’ll have a huge selection of clearance yarns at 40 percent off. We’ll have a few accessories marked down for clearance, too. Hours for the sale are Friday, 11 to 6; Saturday, 10 to 6; and Sunday, 12 to 5. Please note: Accessories and non-yarn items (except those specifically marked as clearance) are not on sale. Sale purchases do not count toward our rewards...

Posted on Apr 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Big Sale

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Rescheduled Knitalong Finale

If you’re participating in our Tea Leaves or Tiramisu knitalongs, we’ve updated plans for the finale party. The new date is Sunday, May 4, at 4 p.m. Bring your finished (or partly finished) projects and show them off. You’ll be entered to win one of our prizes, and get to share a look at how everyone else’s projects came out.

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Knitalong, Tea Leaves Knitalong | Comments Off on Rescheduled Knitalong Finale

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New Yarns for Spring

With the warmer weather on its way (really, it is, we swear!) it’s time to think of lighter projects. We have three new yarns that would be perfect. Zooey, from Juniper Moon, is a 60-percent cotton, 40-percent linen DK-weight blend made in Spain. It has a rustic, thick-and-thin texture and comes in a variety of natural shades. Kavo (above), from Portland-based Shibui, is 85 percent cotton and 15 percent silk. Its unusual texture comes from the fact that the fact that the silk is wrapped around the cotton core. It can be knit at DK weight or looser, for a lacy feel. And finally, Llama Lace Melange is a fingering-weight yarn that’s 100 percent baby llama. It’ll knit up into super-soft lace in lovely heathered...

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in What's New, Yarn | Comments Off on New Yarns for Spring

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What Do You Think?

We started a casual poll on our Facebook page for a new shop sample. We are going to knit our Simplest Cowl pattern and need to pick a yarn combination. We selected a lovely complex variegated shade of Manos Silk Blend and are trying to decide which shade of Kidsilk Haze to knit with it. Our readers so far are split with the bottom left choice leading slightly. What do you...

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Free Patterns, Shop Sample | Comments Off on What Do You Think?

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Spotlight: Zinnia

Spotlight: Zinnia

Our first exclusive sweater pattern, Zinnia by Andi Satterlund, will launch as a knitalong in June.

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 in Spotlight | Comments Off on Spotlight: Zinnia

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Spotlight: Twig Earflap Hat

Spotlight: Twig Earflap Hat

The Twig Earflap Hat pattern is available on Ravelry, and was knit with Madeline Tosh Vintage in the Twig colorway.

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 in Spotlight | Comments Off on Spotlight: Twig Earflap Hat

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