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A special get-away

Julie and Jenny are hosting a delightful knitting retreat that you may want to be a part of! Picture yourself among the breathtaking peaks of the Rocky Mountains, among friends, enjoying the luxury of knitting at leisure with no distractions, deadlines or interruptions. We want to invite you to a weekend away to relax, be…

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    Brand new: Cumbria!

    The web is abuzz with excitement over the new yarn from The Fibre Company: Cumbria! These stunning skeins feature a worsted weight blend of 60% Merino Wool, 30% Masham Wool and 10% Mohair.  Like the other yarns we know and love from the gals at the Fibre Co., this blend is delicious! “The merino in…

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    Who do we follow?

    We spent a little bit of time at our last staff meeting sharing our favorite blogs.  We recognized that we all love to find inspiration and the web has a wealth of blogs, podcasts, instagram feeds, and pinterest threads that we could browse online for hours. We hope that our abbreviated list provides you with…

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    Kavo is 20% off!

    Our selection of Shibui Kavo is on sale at 20% off while supplies last!  This delicious DK weight blend of cotton and silk is perfect for those last few summer knits that may be calling out to you to knit up before the end of the season. We loved the lightweight version of Stephen West’s…

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    Double duty

    We particularly like patterns that create finished items that can be worn in multiple ways.  Convertible accessories are doubly rewarding because it feels as though you get more than what you put in. Amelia has created a new sample for us that Bristol Ivy designed to be worn in various ways.  We’d like to introduce…

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    If one is good, two is better!

    We have two lovely Assante shawls designed by Melanie Berg currently featured in the shop. She has become one of our favorite designers and we are thrilled with these latest additions to our sample collection. On the left is a version knit up by Amy who used Neighborhood Fibre Co. Rustic Fingering yarn on a…

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  • wallaby

    Back to School

    Brisk temperatures in the morning has us thinking ahead to Autumn.  This time of year energizes our craft with a new sense of purpose and motivates many of us to look towards larger projects, more ambitious patterns and trying new techniques that seemed daunting in the full heat of summer. Our new class schedule for…

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    A good thing

    As crafters,we occasionally stumble across a pattern or a yarn that we’d love to knit again and again.  Kate first cast on with Habu’s A-1 2/17 Tsumugi Silk last November when she used a double strand to knit up Heidi Kirrmaier’s Jet Stream shawl. She developed a lasting crush for Habu silk yarns and looked forward…

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    A delightful new arrival

    Last week we received a shipment of Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts’ 100% Superwash BFL Wool 4 Ply Fingering/Sock yarn.  It is buttery soft and washable to boot! Each 100g skein includes 437 yards of yarn, giving you enough yardage for a myriad single skein projects that cover all the options from your head to your…

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    Knit for peace!

    This weekend you can participate in a local Hour For Peace FUNdraiser that will include performances by Grace Marie and her Dances of Universal Peace, Jack Manno’s Jazzology Trio, and a sing-along of classic 60s peace songs. There also will be food and beverages, a drumming circle, labyrinth walking, activities for children, a silent auction,…

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