Amazing Threads: Shibui Reveal 8/3; Arne & Carlos Knitted Dolls; The Shop is Abuzz!




 Life at the shop is busy!  All year around but especially in July, August & September because UPS, FedEx and USPS are delivering lots of boxes each week.  

Boxes of Yarn always make me smile.  

We received a VERY LARGE BOX from Shibui TODAY which we will have ready for the
New Color Launch in all fibers on Monday, August 3 @ 10:00 AM 

    
   We had a fabulous Arne & Carlos Knitted Doll event on Sunday.  There are still some on display at the shop.  We are planning another KAL in LATE August or early September.  Watch for dates! AND Deb C will be teaching this in a class this Fall.
          
See Angel's Doll at the shop!
     Knit from Baah Colorpacks!

Malabrigo Mora IS HERE & it's FABULOUS
100% Mulberry Silk - 225 yards of pure luxury & gorgeous colors
   
New Caesar model knit in Baah Platinum & Savannah


Event Schedule     & Classes


Only 1 spot remains!


KnitAngle starts August 2 @ 2 - 4 pm with Bobbi
  Trunk Show with MN (local) Handspun Fingering Weight Alpaca yarn from Little Gidding Farm August 23:  12-4 pm
   
    Great Events are planned!
       
The owners of Louet, Dave & Pam will be here September 11 & 12, 201
Friday, September 11:  12-8 pm & Saturday 10-5 pm
They are bringing spinning wheels and Looms Dave will do wheel repair and check ups on any Louet Wheels.  They will be bringing Gems, a fabulous superwash sport that we will be carrying beginning this fall along with Euroflax and Colinton yarns.  Fiber packs will also be here and garments featuring their yarns. Free pattern with Louet Yarn purchase.


Learn to Knit - 4 session class - just a few seats left.
Wednesdays July 29, August 5, 12 & 26, 6-8 pm
Register for Classes & Knit-Alongs on line!
What's On OUR NEEDLES?

Just cast on a new baby blanket for the little Pea in the Pod due late October in Anzula Cricket in pale pink/purple...YUM



Freebies & Resources


Reyna is perfect to ward off the chill - A skein of JillySavannah or Tosh

Priscas Baby Booties  Just 1 skein of dk weight yarn  

Simplicity Hat & Scarf - Knit in Cascade Cloud


FYI - It's time for my family to downsize to a smaller home and footprint  The home we built when both of us were in Corporate America needs a new family!  Our kids are married and we have 2 1/2 grandchildren living near and far. We are downsizing and need to move. Our wonderful home is for sale and it needs a family that wants room to grow and a lovely pool in the back yard. We have almost an acre which is less than a mile off the freeway and our kids attend Maple Grove Senior High School which was recently identified as one of the top 10 High Schools in the US. Here is MLS; take a look and visit the Open House Sunday 12-3 pm: http://matrix.northstarmls.com/DE.asp?ID=15924838947

  

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