Month: June 2013

Don’t Miss Creative Knitting Fall 2013!

On newsstands soon– you will see the latest issue of Creative Knitting Fall 2013.  This is a special issue for us as it features Plymouth Yarn Galway 100% wool , made in Peru, for the cover project.  Open to page 104 and you will see our Design Director Extraordinaire, Cia and designer Vanessa.  It also contains other designs created with Plymouth Yarns! Stay tuned next week to the Plymouth Yarn Ravelry Group for a special promotion (the hint is-we really hope you like that vest on the cover).  If you haven’t joined to conversation in our group, now is...

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A Booth With A View!

Packing up and flying home is always the saddest part of leaving a TNNA trade show.  Plymouth Yarn staff and reps  love seeing all of their customers and showing the new and exciting things we have coming.  Our design team sent this video to me so I could see how gorgeous our booth is this year and I wanted to share it with you,  just in case you were like me….at home holding down the...

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Gina Hexagon Felted Bag

Many years ago, felting seemed to take over the knitting community. I would spend evenings with two of my friends, Amy and Gloria, working on knit and crochet backpacks, flowers, beads, petals, and hats to be felted. I remember in particular a large felt tote I made using super chunky wool and a lattice design. The bag was so large that I could actually sit in it (yes, comfortably!) before felting. The magical part of felting was that it appealed to beginner and advanced knitters alike. Beginner knitters didn’t have to have perfect tension or wonderful seaming abilities. Pretty...

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So, You Want To See New Yarns…..

It’s that time of year again! Fall yarns are blooming! We have a wonderful mix of exclusive classics.  This season is sure to bring bold, rich and intoxicating colors just waiting to jump on your needles and hooks.  If you are ready to explore, let’s go! First up, meet the Cape Town Collection, brought to you from the finest spinners and dyers in South Africa.  Johanne is Dk weight and 327 yard per skein. Contents are 40% Wool, 30% Acrylic, 30% Mohair blend. Also from the Cape Town Collection, we have Toria. Light and delicate, lace weight 80% Kid...

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