E-News June 2nd, 2020

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We Are Back!!

We will be reopening this Friday, June 5 at 10AM.

Many guidelines are in place – all for everyone’s safety.

Customer Store Polices for the Reopening in the Yellow Phase

  • Store hours: 10am-4pm Monday through Saturday.

  • In order to abide by Social Distancing Guidelines, only 5 customers will be permitted in shop at one time.

  • We ask that masks be properly worn at all times when in the shop to protect our staff and other customers.

  • Please make use of provided hand sanitizer upon entering the shop.

  • To protect our staff, currently the following areas are closed to the public: bathroom, kitchen, classrooms, and seating area. Should you need a chair to sit for a moment, we would be happy to provide one.

  • No food or drinks will be permitted in the store.

  • Keep social distance rules in mind and respect each other and our employees. We are trying to keep everyone safe.

  • Come with project ideas in mind. Shortened shopping times will be appreciated by other customers waiting to enter the shop.

  • Beginning Monday June 15, 50 minute semi-private help session “Classes” will be available by appointment only. Please call ahead to reserve your space. Cost is $10 cash only, please bring exact change if possible.

  • As a courtesy, rewards that have expired between March 17 and June 5 have been extended until June 20, 2020.

  • In order to observe Social Distancing guidelines and adhere to the maximum of 5 customers in the shop, we are sorry that we cannot handle any groups at this time.

We greatly appreciate your patience and cooperation during this time. We feel that these guidelines will ensure your shopping experience is as safe and stress-free as possible. We cannot wait to see all of your smiling faces enter the shop once again.

We have missed you all dearly!

JoAnne & Amanda

If you would like a copy of these guidelines,

CLICK HERE for a downloadable pdf.

It’s Shawl Weather!

We have all been in hiding for months- the time is coming to rise and shine! Get outside and move in the sunlight!
And you will need a shawl.
Take a look at some new shawls and big time favorite shawls.
I am also asking all of our followers to post a favorite shawl on our facebook page- show us what everyone should be knitting or crocheting this spring.
A very elegant shawl to knit with just 2 hanks of Electralite- a Superwash merino with loads of sparkle. 425 yards/100g 12 colors available
Shown here knit with just 2 hanks of Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Lite-
a single ply fingering weight at 420 yards/100g
A great slip stitch shawl. Shown here knit in Berroco Sesame.
Thank you Chris, for sharing your shawl with us.
3 hanks of Sea Isle cotton- a merino wool/pima cotton blend is used to knit this shawl. An easy knit.
FREE Pattern this week with your yarn purchase.
Using Pollock, try your hand with this eyelet patterned shawl.
Takes 2 balls of Pollock.
A beautiful Linen/ Silk Blend. 349 yards /100g ball.
Knit in NORO Ito- a wool from Noro in a huge 200g cake.
2 cakes makes the Nightshift Shawl. See all our colorways below.
Large 200g cakes containing 437 yards of Kureyon color.

More Fantasy Naturale Ideas

Lacy Star Cloth
This cloth is worked in wedges with short rows. Fast, interesting knit.
Kit makes 1 cloth. Low priced.
Superswirl Cloth
A FREE pattern in a kit containing Fantasy Naturale- low price for this one cloth kit.
Lizard Ridge Cloth
Make 2 cloths with just one hank of each color
FREE Pattern.
Pinwheel Washcloth
Starts at the center, working outward.
A very easy pattern for a great exfoliating cloth.
Kits available in our new soft lime or yellow Fantasy Naturale
Sunflower Cloth
Kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale cotton in both brown and yellow to knit up this cloth. Interesting stitches. Pattern included.
Stars & Stripes Cloth
Create a Patriotic cloth that is fun to knit. Unique stitches to keep you interested. Each kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale cotton to knit up this cloth. Pattern included. Great Price!
Fantasy Naturale
We carry Fantasy Naturale in about 60 colorways. A high quality cotton that’s well priced. 140 yards/100g hank. See the Colorcard Here.