Amazing Threads: Shop Hop Winners & YarnOver sneak peek!



  On Friday, April 17 we tossed all the passport cards on the table, mixed them thoroughly & drew the LUCKY winners!  Congrats to Penny Keneally.  Penny plans to use her $1000 gift certificate to purchase yarn for Bundles of Love and another charity close to her heart.  WOW - This story fits right in line with all of our customers that donated $37,500 to the shops local food shelves. 
 

Congrats to Amazing Threads Shop Winners.  The first prize won by Michele K. was a $150 gift certificate to the shop, PLUS a bag of yarn and goodies.  2nd Chance Winner, Pat G, received a $50 Gift Certificate.
Michele           Pat G
FOR DONATING $37,500 to the Food Shelves!  Amazing Threads and our customers donated $3900 in cash and many pounds of food. 

  YarnOver, an annual event sponsored by the MN Knitters Guild is at Hopkins High School on Saturday, April 25.  There will be a market with many vendors open to the public from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Angel and Lindsey will be there with lots of Great products and NEW samples.  As always we are right across from the refreshment stand by the front door.  Here is a sneak preview!

Sheep Heid Kits           

  Frabjous Mad Hatter dyed Just for Amazing Threads

Angularity in our shop hop Razzleberry Cobbler & Obsidian
   

Carrie in Mad Hatter in our exclusive Marsala color



New to the shop this week are fabulous new samples and Lana Grossa Opera from Trendsetter.

The Joker & The Thief knit in our exclusive Frabjous Mad Hatter Marsala 5 pack gradient.  More are escaping the dye pot this week!

 
Fun to knit, exquisite to wear!

  Madeline is knit with a Frabjous color pack (She's a Wild Flower) in our exclusive colorways. It screams spring!

Lana Grossa Opera adds a bit of twinkle to your knitting. This worsted weight yarn is a blend of cotton, polyamide & viscose, with a generous sprinkling of small sequins. A great all-season yarn.
    

What's On OUR NEEDLES?

Brioche knitting continues as the rage with Staff.  Maxine has finished her Damask Cowl and Suzanne's is still in progress.  All are knit in Frabjous March Hare Worsted

   

Angel is working away on her Rodeo Drive Poncho...almost done.....

Class Update

Crochet Flowers (April 26) & Crochet Linen Stitch Scarf (May 3) with Fey
 

Correcting Mistakes - 1 session April 26 
  Bryna Beret starts May 2nd with Deb. This colorwork Beret knit in Aran weight was a hit this winter and some of Deb's students made multiple hats.
Dacite starts May 4 with Deb: This lovely cardigan can be worn open with a draped front or crossed over and buttoned below the collar. 
  Learn to Knit class starting May 6

  Gothic Lace Cowl beings May 7

Top Down Socks starts May 16 


Freebies & Resources


Crochet Yarn Bowls...Check Ravelry for knitted bowls, too
All perfect in Ella Rae Classic



Sunday Morning Shawl knit in fingering leftovers would really pop with a semi solid from Baah Yarns LaJolla



  Grab some stash and knit the Ex-Boyfriend OR ex ANYTHING, and let your shawl tell the story!



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