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Our contribution to the crawl

Happy Yarn Crawl! We can’t wait for the fun to begin this morning.  Passports are available as shops open at 10am. Each of the shops participating the Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl has contributed a pattern to the collection included in the shop hop bags that are available for just $5 (while supplies last).  The…

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    Fresh off the needles: Quick Sand

    This is Julie Conway’s version of Heidi Kirrmaier’s Quick Sand cardigan, modeled by Theresa, and knit up with eleven skeins of Quince and Co.’s Kestrel. “A sleek, minimalist design that lets the yarn shine! It is worked from the top down, entirely seamlessly. The instructions comprise only a few repetitive elements, so it’s easy to…

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    Free Demonstrations: Short Rows

    We are so looking forward to the Hot August yarn Crawl that is going to start this weekend.  We have a series of three FREE demonstrations scheduled that will teach you all about short rows. A short row is a row that is not fully knitted; the work is turned before reaching the end of…

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    A special offer

    As part of the festivities for the Hot August Yarn Crawl, we’ll be offering 10% off our entire selection of Madelinetosh yarns. Yep, from August 1st – the 15th your favorite tosh yarns such as Tosh Merino DK and Tosh Merino Light will be discounted!  And our selection has never been better. To celebrate this…

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    A new Anzula yarn for you to play with

    Sabrina’s newest additions to the Anzula line are yarns of differing gauges and constructions that all blend Superwash Merino with Tussah silk. (This is silk that is gathered after the moth has left the cocoon. A bit rougher in texture but totally cruelty-free.) Julie got a chance to try several of these new 50/50 blends…

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    Max & Bhodi

    When knitting collaborators Alexa Ludeman and Emily Wessel (better known as Tincanknits) found themselves expecting they cooked up a pint sized collection of baby knits that is absolutely adorable.  Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe includes 6 patterns that are all knitworthy and our community’s new Mommies found the patterns irresistible. Amelia has been knitting up a…

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    Comfort Zone

    Do you ever find yourself needing to knit, but not wanting to work on anything complicated?  There can be a joy in the meditative peace that can come from progress that is rhythmic and soothing. That is what the Hill & Dale Cowl is for Theresa. She thought I would try it without the rib…

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  • Just one more

    As we were collecting our project stories for our Works in Progress series Theresa had an RIP story of her own that she thought was worth sharing.  We waited to tell you about it until we could include photos of the finished project. Back at the end of June, Theresa  realized that she didn’t have…

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    Our Yarn Crawl is less than 3 weeks away!

    For over two weeks this summer, August 1 – 16, 2015, ten yarn stores along the northern Front Range will be opening their doors for the annual Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl.  Pile your friends in the car and visit as many participating shops as you can. The rules are as follows: Start at any…

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    Kicking the tires

    Signature knitting needles are not your ordinary tool.  These metal needles have been specially machined for “stiletto” sharp points and have a silky finish that yarn slips over effortlessly.  And we can attest to this because we’ve had a chance to work with them to understand what all the fuss was about. Many of us…

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