Friday, April 24, 2009

Storewide Sale & Win a Mother's Day Gift Basket

We are having a storewide sale starting tomorrow, Saturday April 25th. Many yarns are 40% off including many mohairs, some Noro, Anny Blatt, cottons, baby yarns, silks.... Look for the sale tags all over the store. Our sale on Adrienne Vittadini, most Prism, Colinette, and assorted other items are still going on as well.

Remember to enter to win a special Mother's Day gift basket filled with sheep-themed goodies and other fun items. We will be drawing the winner on May 8th so you will have it in time for Mother's Day if you can bear to give it up! Any purchase gives you one ticket, over $100 gets two tickets, over $200 gets three, and so on.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Sock Innovation, Socks From The Toe Up have arrived!

Cookie A's and Wendy Johnson's new sock books have arrived. Come grab your dose of sock goodness! We definitely have the yarn to match your new sock project - whether you are making light summer wear or starting on your cold weather gear.

Also, remember that if you want to donate to our food drive benefiting the Oregon Food Bank, you can still drop donations through Sunday April 19th.

Friday, April 10, 2009

Food Drive April 16th, More New Arrivals ....

Please join us Thursday, April 16th 6:30 – 8:30pm at the Yarn Garden, for a food drive to benefit the Oregon Food Bank. Due to the decline in the economy, home foreclosures, and job losses we are asking for your help. Bring a can of food, your current knitting or crochet project for show and tell and we will provide the refreshments. If you would like to donate but can't come on Thursday evening, you can drop off your donations during store hours between now and April 19th.

Here is the list of Most Wanted Foods:
canned meats (i.e., tuna, chicken, salmon)
canned and boxed meals (i.e. soup, chili, stew, macaroni and cheese)
canned or dried beans and peas (i.e., black, pinto, lentils)
canned fruits
100% fruit juice (canned, plastic or boxed)
cooking oil
* In light of the recent peanut butter recall, please check the updated FDA recall list before donating products containing peanut butter.

Recent arrivals...

Add some shine to your spring and summer with new yarns: Filatura di Crosa "Semana" and Stacy Charles "Tigris" have subtle metallic shimmer. Find your next project in their new pattern books full of truly wearable designs.

New Rowan Magazine 45, as well as new pattern books from Kim Hargreaves, Nashua, Classic Yarns, and Regia.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Brown Sheep, Cotton Classic, Plymouth, needles...

We have had a flurry of shipments in the past few days...

Restocks of needles and notions from Skacel, Clover, and Susan Bates as well as new books and patterns galore - the new bunnies from Marie Mayhew are so darling!

From Tahki: 51 colors of Cotton Classic and their new thick-and-thin cotton yarn Maya

From Brown Sheep: Lamb's Pride Bulky and Worsted, Lanaloft Worsted and Sport, and Naturespun Worsted

From Plymouth: some Encore restocks and their new cotton and acrylic blend, Jeannee DK - great colors for children or adults at an amazing price!

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Malabrigo is here!

New Malabrigo is here - 28 colors of Worsted, 27 colors of Lace, 13 colors of Silky Merino, and new Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton's Malabrigo Book One! Come in soon - you know how fast this line sells....