E-News November 5th, 2021

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Meet Kakigori

In Japan, Kakigori is a shaved ice desert flavored with syrups, often served in vibrant colors. This delightfully soft, single ply DK weight yarn from Noro is spun from cotton blended with silk, viscose and polyamide for a matt finish with lightly textured, tweedy pops of color.
It sure does look delicious! And so soft too!
50% Cotton, 30% Silk, 10% Rayon, 10% Nylon
200 gram cake with 660 yards
Works up to a DK weight gauge
We carry all 7 colorways in NORO Kakigori.
Check out these 5 great patterns available on Ravelry
Pacifica Poncho (crochet)

Huge Sesame Restock

We just received a HUGE restock of Berroco Sesame
Now for our ideas of what to do with it . . .
3 lovely ladies in their seasonal ponchos. Yes the center poncho on Celeste is the Easy Folded Poncho by Churchmouse. She knit it in Silky wool. The 2 other ponchos, shown on Loretta and Mary are the Marlow Poncho- a great pattern from Berroco.
13 colors now in stock
43% Wool, 39% Acrylic, 9% Cotton, 9% Nylon
230 yds/100g ball
Worsted weight
A bandanna shaped shaped cowl, worked from the top down.
A snuggly pullover for Sesame.
So what else do we have in mind for Sesame?
How about Andrea Mowry’s Latest Shawl Design:
A New Design from Andrea Mowry
Pat is knitting up this shawl for us in Sesame.
The Inclination Shawl is designed for 6 colors of Spincycle Dream State. We have chosen to use Sesame as the color changes are similar. Due to the higher yardage of Sesame we could knit it with just 4– 230 yd balls. But we have decided to start with 5 colorways in Sesame for more color changes,
yet that might change as Pat works on it.
These are the Sesame colorways we have chosen for our
The Inclinations Shawl.
But as I said- that may change. Several knitters are joining Pat in her classes to make this shawl and the Marlow Poncho (Pat has already knit up 4 of those), They will all help keep an eye of how our Inclinations Shawl is coming along. Why don’t you join in too! Pat teaches on Tuesdays. Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. If those days are not good for you- we have many additional classes- Monday through Saturday, including late afternoons and evenings on Wednesdays.

Dustland KAL Starts Friday

Julia’s next KAL- will start today, November 5 on our
The Dustland Shawl by Stephen West. We suggest Alba, Neve, Nako Calico, Galway Sport, or Nuna. We have so many DK weight yarns for you to choose from. Julia has chosen Alba for her shawl.
Julia’s Yarn Choice
This tweedy yarn combines a luxurious blend of Merino Wool and Superfine Alpaca, accented with a taste of tweedy viscose sourced from German sustainable forestry. 50% Merino, 25% Alpaca, 25% Rayon.
We carry 15 colors in Alba- each 100g ball contains 382 long yards.

It’s Back!! Our Odd Ball Pool!

Every Ball is only $4.00

Odd Balls Galore
Price: $4.00 each
Value- over $15 for most
The pool is full with bins waiting underneath!
And we have reloaded the pool 3 times already!

Holiday Gift Ideas

Necklace Needle Check
This stunning Necklace is really a needle size checker in disguise.
Each hole is identified on the side.
Needles Galore
Many sets of needles – most from Chaiogoo- all for just $5.00 a set.
Gift Suggestion:
Pair some needles with yarn and beginning knit patterns
for a new knitter.
Cotton Bath Mitt + Matching Washcloth
Knit a bath mitt and a matching cloth from just one 100g hank of Fantasy Naturale. FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase,.
Gift Suggestion:
Pair our bath set with a bar of Hedge’s A Natural Alternative Soap.
A great gift at a low price.

Fall Kits

2 Turkey Washcloths
Make the next holiday special with our fun turkey cloths! Our kit contains 50g
of Fantasy Naturale plus both knit turkey cloths patterns.
Price: $5.00
Crochet Turkey Coasters!
We have Crochet Kits too! Kit contains all the colors shown in
Fantasy Naturale to make both coasters.
Price: $5.00
NORO Heart Scarf
Inspired by the ever-popular Heart Blanket from Noro Magazine, the Heart Scarf design is sure to become a favorite knit! Our kits are available in several beautiful Kureyon colorways. Each Kit contains 5 magical skeins of Kureyon plus the pattern. Kit Price: $49.95
Entrelac
There is just one video left to finish the Facebook Videos. And now we have kits available for the washcloth- includes 50g of Fantasy Naturale cotton plus the pattern- Kit Price $5.00
Flower Power Cloth Kit
Pair it with a bar of Hedge’s Natural soap for a great gift.
Kit Price: $6.00
Cupcake Cloth Kits
Pair a cloth with some edible cupcakes for a great Holiday Gift.
Kit Price: $6.00
Our Baby Bow Hats are back!! Perfect for any little lady. Sized from Newborn to 12 months
Baby Football Hat kits – $6.00
These knit hat kits are sized for 3-9 months and 12-18 months.
Turtle Cloth Kits
A great challenging cloth to knit.
Kit Price $5.00