Month: April 2014

SPRING!!! FINALLY!

From the Desk of Cia Abbott Bullemer OK, I don’t know about you, but this winter has been beyond brutal, beyond excessive-just down right wrong! Well, here in Pennsylvania, we can finally say it is Spring with almost 100% certainty.  So of course, my knitting brain decided it was time to work up something pastel-y, something simple so I can look up from my knitting and something that will take the not-quite-warm chill off my neck.  A cowl, of course.  My favorite and essential accessory of choice. (Free Pattern attached below). We just brought in a new lace weight...

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Meet Nancy Stewart

Nancy Stewart is a physical therapist who retired in 2013.  She specialized in working with people who had been diagnosed with cancer. In 2008 she too was diagnosed with cancer and lost her hair from her treatment. In the Fall of 2013 Nancy noticed the basket of knitted hats at the nurse’s station in the infusion center at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania. At the time Nancy had left over yarn from a sweater that she had just finished knitting and was wondering what she could make with it. When she saw the hats she...

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MN Shop Hop Results and Free Pattern

Were you one of the lucky ones to visit the Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop  shops earlier this month?  Well the numbers are in and 1150 people started the hop over the four day event! 403 of these fine folks visited every participating shop.  Each one saw and average of 680 customers come through their doors. The best part is however, over 3100 pounds of food was donated and $22, 000 was raised for area food shelves. Plymouth Yarn was happy to donate towards giveaways and door prizes for the 8th annual event.  Thank you so much for shopping this...

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Creative Knitting Summer 2014

The Summer 2014 issue of Creative Knitting is chocked full of beautiful knits, six of which are made using your favorite Plymouth Yarns. This issue is on newsstands April 8th but the digital issue is available now! Click here for details. Won’t the kiddos look adorable in these? Little Sailor Boy and Girl are made using Cleo. The Cirrus in Kid Seta…. The Dayflower scarf made with Sakki Nantucket Vest In Jeannee Periwinkle in Happy Feet Be sure to get your copy before they are sold out! Find a yarn shop in your area...

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