Month: June 2014

New Fall PlymouthYarns for Winter 2014/15 and a GIVE AWAY!!

Wow! Wait until you see this line-up! We have been so busy working on our new line of yarns this year. And we found so many that we had trouble keeping it down to a decent # of yarns. We have 15 all said and done. I KNOW!!! 15!!! Here is a description of these yarns for you to read about. NEXT I would like for you to check them out on Ravelry,  tell us your favorite new yarn and what it inspires you to make. We will select a winner by random draw-so enter often if you like! Essex: Chunky weight 100% wool wrapped in a charcoal or black thread in a fascinating subtle stripe.  Stitches melt together to create a wonderfully muted, but colorful, substantial fabric. This yarn is great for chunky weight accessories that you’d like to have a pop of color.  Gina Chunky: We developed a chunky weight version of one of our favorite and best-selling yarns, Gina. Gina Chunky is a single-ply roving in bright, cheerful self-striping colors. This 100% wool will make cozy winter accessories in a snap. Charmingly fresh and bright in a quick to knit gauge. Homestead: A true Aran! Homestead is a classic 3-ply wool with a design oriented color range. We love this yarn for many reasons. Surprisingly soft yet rustic, homestead will wear well and be a knitters...

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New England Yarn Crawl I-91 Fourth Annual!

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, All you New England Knitters!  Check out the details below of the 4th Annual I-91 Yarn Crawl!  Sounds like a weekend of fun, mystery and prizes galore!! Please post your positive reviews here so we can live vicariously thru you! Click here for the Map of the Participating Yarn Shops:   new england I 91 shop hop poster_2014 Twelve local yarn shops located along I-91 from Putney, VT to Branford, CT have joined together for the Fourth Annual I-91 Shop Hop! A shop hop is a fun way to visit new and interesting yarn shops...

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Patriotic Patterns

Summer is a really fun time to knit crafty, smaller projects. Portability is key- especially if you are taking a road trip, going to the beach, or just having a picnic. To spice up your summer, try this patriotic coaster for the fourth of July designed by Joanne Turcotte of The Knitter’s Edge. The coaster may look familiar, because we already having a matching hot pad pattern! Fantasy Naturale, our 100% cotton, was used for both designs. We love Fantasy Naturale for its washability (it won’t shrink in the wash because it is mercerized!) Fantasy is also a quick...

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Reflecting Back (and the moral of the story….)

By Cia Abbott Bullemer This last weekend I was weeding in my garden and remembering when I did this as a child. I didn’t like it then because my mother made it a chore! And who likes chores…?!It got me thinking about my childhood in the summers. Growing up in Minnesota, along the Mississippi River, we swam day and night! Literally! My fingers and toes would be shriveled from being in the water from 8 AM to 8 PM with breaks for lunch, one hour of reading time (mandatory with my parents-don’t want to get cramps-must wait at least...

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