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Posted by Amanda on 30th Sep 2015

Socktober is Here

We love sock yarn. We love the versatility, the weight, the yardage, the list goes on. One skein can become a pair of socks, or a shawl - you pick! So now that October is here, we thought we'd celebrate some of the great sock-worthy yarns in our store in an event we're calling Socktober. We'll highlight our favorites on Facebook each day or so, but thought we'd also offer up a little free pattern love and do some of the work for you in hunt…

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Posted by Amanda on 9th Sep 2015

Football and Yarn - Perfect Autumn Pair

OK, so the title of this blog may be a stretch for some, but hear me out. It's football season and we have a fun knit-or-crochet-along to announce: We've paired up with Skacel yarns and are participating in their Scoreboard Cowl KAL! Whether you love football or knit/crochet for someone who does, this KAL/CAL is going to be fun. Pick your favorite NFL or College team, choose a main color and a contrasting color from their te…

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Posted by Amanda on 26th Aug 2015

Welcome Classic Elite Yarns to our Online Shop

More patterns and yarn are in our online shop - take a look at Classic Elite Yarns' Firefly and Silky Alpaca Lace. Firefly is sport weight rayon and linen blend knitting and crochet yarn. It's a warm-weather yarn with a subtle sheen and wonderful hand. The juxtaposition of the linen with a light-catching sheen gives it a distinctly feminine look. Firefly drapes wonderfully at a wide range of gauges - knit loosely for elegant lace or more tight…

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New Online: Flax and Yashi

Posted by Amanda on 13th Aug 2015

New Online: Flax and Yashi

We're adding more to the online shop from Universal Yarn. This week, Yashi and Flax enter our store and we're quite excited to share some free coordinating patterns with you. Flax by Universal Yarn’s Fibra Natura line is a DK weight 100% linen yarn that offers many colors and warm-weather functionality. It’s a versatile yarn, good for both home décor projects as well as wearable garments. Flax blooms and softens with each t…

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29th Jul 2015

New Cotton Yarn Added to the Online Shop

It's going to be hot in Florida for a few more months, so why not add more cotton inventory to our online store? The Cotton Supreme line from Universal Yarn is a great addition to your yarn stash for kids wear, warm-weather shrugs and tops, and even for shawls for those icy air-conditioned restaurants. Here's what's new online: Cotton Supreme is a worsted weight 100% cotton yarn. The soft cotton features vivid color and works up…

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