Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Fiber of the Week - Nov. 25, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving to all our customers! And only one month until Christmas! You would not believe how many projects I have lined up. Wait, if you're reading this, you're a knitter or crocheter, so I'll bet you would believe it.

Just in case you need more yarn for any kind of gift, this is the perfect choice. It's Lamb's Pride Bulky by Brown Sheep. This is an incredibly popular yarn, and for very good reason. Go visit the website to see the color selection. With approximately 80 colors available, there has GOT to be something you'll love, and the bulky weight will make for a quick project. 20% off this week!

The specs:

85% Wool 15% Mohair

4 Oz pull skeins

125 yards

size 10.5 needles

3 sts per inch

Bulky Weight

This yarn will be on sale until midday, Wed. Dec. 2.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Fiber of the Week - November 11, 2009

Happy Veteran's Day and thanks to all those who have given service to our country.

Today's fiber of the week is from Araucania. I've noticed that when new people come into the shop, when they get to the Araucania shelves, they pause and go from yarn to yarn, marveling at the colors and enjoying the feel. This one is the Toconao, a perfect fall/winter yarn for any of your wearables for men or women. It's 20% off and available in 16 multicolors and 15 kettle-dyed type solids.

The specs:

Fiber: 100% Merino Wool

Yardage: 139 yards

100g ball

Stitches: 4.5

Needle size: 7

Worsted Weight

This yarn will be on sale until midday, Wednesday, November 18.