We've got a summer of knitting and crocheting fun planned for you.
We have started receiving our Classic Elite trunk shows
to support all of their new books. Click here
to preview the books or come into the shop to check out all the details.
And we're participating in the Classic Elite Yarns Summer Knitalong
again this year. If you'd like a chance to win a gift basket like the one shown here
come in and sign up. Your chances are good - last year's winner, Sarah,
now works for the shop so is ineligible to participate.
Participants must register by June 10th, 2013
. Projects must be from one of the 2013 Classic Elite Spring pattern collections,
use at least 3 skeins of any Classic Elite yarn purchased this season
, and be completed by July 31st
so that we can submit pictures of completed projects to Classic Elite.
If we have at least ten registered participants who complete the KAL, we
will have a second prize - a $25.00
gift certificate. Tastings
- this summer we have a slightly different tasting planned - we're
going to taste needles (well, and some yarn also - you need yarn to try
needles). Knitter's Pride is send us tasting samples of all of their
different needles, so if you've always wanted to try Cubics, or the new
Karbonz in the larger sizes, or Dreamz or Nova, this will be your
The tentative dates are Saturday August 16th and Sunday
August 17th, with the $10 registration fee going to Animal Rescue as
We are also talking to Frog Tree Yarns, suppliers of
Ewetopia, Merino Melange, Pediboo and Picoboo yarns, about tasting their
yarns at the same time. Their yarns are wonderfully soft, mostly alpaca
yarns. While we do carry some of their yarns, at the tasting, you will
be able to order any color of any of their yarns, and get it in time
for your holiday knitting.
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