Thursday, February 26, 2009

Big Prism Sale, New Yarns, Exciting Events!

It's time for stash enhancement!
Prism yarns go on sale 40% starting Friday Feb. 27th!
Be sure to come into the store early or shop our website to get the best selection. The Yarn Garden is the only store in Portland that carries this gorgeous yarn. 1/4" Sparkle Ribbon, Andee, Big Ball Mo, Blossom, Bon Bon, Carnival, Collage, Cool Stuff, Dazzle, Diana, Duo, Felt Me, Fern, Flash, Flirt, Frill, Frost, Galaxy, Grain, Impressions, Kashmir, Kid Mohair, Kid Slique, Lazer, Light Stuff, Luna, Manhattan, Matisse, New Fern, Panther, Pouf, Quadro, Sunshine, Surf, Tubino, Twirl, Wild Stuff, and Zucca as well as single patterns and booklets.

Prism hand dyes a full range of classic, luxury and novelty fibers, including unusual "Double Dyes"--yarns of combination fibers (usually rayon and nylon) that dye with different types of dye, allowing them to layer color upon color. Cashmere, silk, angora, kid mohair, alpaca, novelty nylons and more make up the Prism Yarn Collection. Prism yarns accept dye well, pill little, and behave themselves once they are knitted.

Since 1984 Prism has endeavored to bring the ultimate knitting experience to discerning knitters. They want you to love every stitch that you make, and strive to deliver the level of quality, ingenuity and delightful surprises that will keep you knitting. We are continuing our winter sale so you will also find deals on many other yarns that are discounted 30% - 40%. Come by the Yarn Garden to stock up for your spring knitting fever!

What's New?
‘Beat the Winter Blahs’ Special Event at Lantern Moon!
On Thursday, March 5th at 6:30 p.m. join us at the Lantern Moon Warehouse in Portland for an evening to celebrate knitting, view the fashion show from the January National Needle Arts show, and learn about what’s new in knitting from local area yarn retailers. Refreshments will be provided and there will be an opportunity to purchase Lantern Moon products at 20% off retail prices. Space is limited and reservations are required, go to Yarn Gardens website for more details.

New from Classic Elite: Spring pattern books Johns Bay, Round Pond, Heron Island, and New Harbor and new Verde Collection yarns Allegoro (70% Organic Cotton, 30% Linen - sport weight) and Solstice (70% Organic Cotton, 30% Merino Wool - worsted weight) with Sprout coming soon. We also received the new Summer Sox (40% Cotton, 40% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon) and new colors and restocks of Silky Alpaca Lace, Soft Linen, and Alpaca Sox. We got a select few skeins of the new luxurious Marly - 100% Cashmere, gorgeous marled colors and a generous 190 yards - if you pick this up, you will be in love!

New from Ecobutterfly: Two fairly traded, certified 100% Organic Cotton, and Vegan yarns - Pakucho Fine Flamme and Pakucho Sport. The staff fell in love with these yarns the minute the Rep showed us. Beautiful, amazingly soft, and eco/animal/people friendly? Definitely!

Where's Joe?
Join the Where's Joe Roadshow March 2nd 1:30 to 3:30 at the Yarn Garden. Joe is bringing a trunk show with SWTC’s (SouthWest Trading Company) latest garments for some hands on fun. Joe is also bringing some free samples for you to take home. So gather your knitting friends together and let's have a knitting party!

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