Amazing Threads - Yarn Tasting 3/11, Shop Hop Details,




See you Friday for our Annual Spring Yarn Tasting~
Friday March 11:  10 am - 7 pm
This is a fabulous event - pick your focus project to knit @ 20% OFF!
  Refreshments, prizes and great Focus Projects this year featuring
new Spring & All Season Yarns!  PLUS a FABULOUS Door Prize for one of our lucky shoppers!  Grand Prize reveal Friday morning on Facebook!
Check for sneak previews, too!
Our theme for spring and summer is the YEAR OF THE T-Shirt ~ We will have lots of easy to knit garments and the teaching staff have added lots of Tee's to the Class Schedule!  Tee's are quick, easy knits with or without sleeves!
Sneak peek 1: 
  A YEAR OF ROWAN ~ March 2016
Each month we will feature one of the many great Rowan Yarns -
Every time you make a Rowan purchase you are entered into a drawing -
The March prizes include several Swarovski Bead and Yarn Kits
In March we are featuring Rowan Summerlite DK @15% off all month
In addition to the new Summerlite DK Collection of patterns we have FREE patterns with your Summerlite DK purchase! 

Spring Yarns continue to arrive at the shop along with lots of restocking!
New Yarns from Tahki Stacy Charles have arrived! 
Tahki Malibu is a 100% mercerized cotton yarn with a tape-like, knitted construction, making it airy and light. This means it is perfect for the warmer weather and adds great drape to your finished project.  
Tahki Yarns Ripple: Usually when you see mercerized cotton, it’s a smooth texture, but Tahki Ripple is aptly named because of the little ripples along the way.

Tahki Yarns Tandem is sure to put the Spring back in your step. A lovely cotton/viscose blend, TANDEM features a beguiling matte-sheen texture, revealing an inner shine that catches and releases the light. Available in 9 gorgeous multicolors reminiscent of Summer adventures and the bloom of Spring.

 Flora from Stacy Charles Fine Yarns is a fine cotton yarn perfect for shimmering warm weather projects. Soft cotton is twisted up with tiny metallic sequins for a smooth refined texture and subtle sparkle .
  Stacy Charles Nina is a classic combination of linen and cotton that's a must for the warmer months. With a chainette construction this yarn will work up into lightweight garments that are perfect for layering.

Shop Hop is a month away!  Specialty yarn is arriving and the patterns are being test knit!  This will be the best year yet!


VIP & Easy passes (food shelf donations) for the Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop can be purchased as of March 1 at Check the website and get all your questions answered. www.minnesotayarnshophop.com

There are 3 ways to donate in our Hop for a Cause! 
VIP & Easy Passes can be purchased ahead via cash or check at the shop.  All donations @ AT will go to Your Donations are tax deductible and by donating early you get some great benefits!  Check out the website

Classes & KALs


Spring Summer Class Schedule Available on-line
Check out the new Ravelry classes!



Join Sabrina to knit the new Shibui Spectrum Shawl or Scarf featuring Shibui Rain and Silk Cloud



  

Saturdays, March 12, 19; April 2 & 16, 1-3 pm
Register on Ravelry with Shibui as they are giving lots of prizes away!

It's not too late to start as new squares get released each week. 

Got a project to FINISH or a new one to start OR just need some help?  Join Deb for WIPs, Works in Progress - Saturday, March 12 10 am-4 pm Just $30 for the DAY!

Shawl Inspiration with Cori, March 13, 12-3 pm  $10 holds your spot and can be applied to a shawl purchase that day!  ONLY 3 SPOTS LEFT
Want a chance to look at 50 hand knit shawls, up close and personal?  Wondering what shapes and styles you’d like to knit?  Which yarns to choose or which colorway choices make you happy? We will go through 50 different styles, gauges, textures and constructions and then members of the class will be able to try on the shawls or take pictures to remind themselves what they liked and might want to knit.
Lots of Skill Builder Classes coming in March!

Learn to knit Cables - 1 session class on March 14 


KAL Continues Mondays, March 14 & 28 - 6-8 pm

Register for Classes HERE

Freebies & Resources
Lovely Baby's First doll - so cute in worsted or Aran
free through March 10!
Easter Peeps with no calories! 
Fannie's Cap - Blue Sky Extra or Funky Chunky

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