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July 13th, 2018 | Posted by Marissa in Uncategorized

Casapinka’s The Crown Wool MKAL starts Thursday July 19th!

Come on in and get your kit to make Casapinka’s Crown Wool. The first clue will be released next Thursday. And as always, we have free open knit so if you are in need of some help or guidance we are here and happy to help.

The kits are $135 and include the pattern. Be sure to have your Ravelry username on hand so we can put it in your library…the clues will be released to your account. Please click on the link below for more information about the MKAL.

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-crown-wools

Summer News

Fading Point
by Joji Locatelli

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fading-point

Order your yarn for Fading Point by Joji Locatelli today! Janel from Quaere Fibre is offering 5 different custom fading kits for this beautiful shawl. Each one is $145, orders will be taken until July 14th. The shop will have an informal KAL during the months of August and September. We are happy to take credit cards over the phone if you can’t make it in to order your kit.

Kit Colors (see samples below):
Wampum (purple)
Flotilla (blue)
Blossom (pink)
Whiskers (gray)
Amber (gold)

CocoKnits Notions Sale!

Finally back in stock….Large AND small colored stitch markers and colorful stitch stoppers from CocoKnits! Buy a large and small package of colored stitch markers and get $5 off a Makers Keep (if purchased at the same time)…while supplies last. It’s not too late to start thinking about the Holidays!

New Yarns from Kelbourne Woolens

Not only have the girls from Kelbourne Woolens been devoping their own line of yarn, but they are also distributing BC Garn, a family owned Danish yarn company founded in 1972. Their initial focus on high-quality weaving yarns has evolved into a line of luxury organic and ecologically minded hand knitting yarns, offered at an affordable and competitive price. BC Garn is known for quality yarns, and many are certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) – the highest international standard for organic fiber production.

Throughout the summer be on the lookout for the arrival Bio Shetland, 100% organic wool, perfect for that queued sweater with color work, Alba, 100% organic cotton, Lino, 100% linen, and Tussah Tweed, 100% Tussah Silk. We are very excited about getting started on our shop samples!

Beginner Brioche Class

Saturday August 11 10am to noon
$45 for class and supplies

Learn how to brioche once and for all! It seems like the trend is here to stay so why not learn the basics and then get started on a beautiful shawl like Sunset Blvd shown here in Baah! La Jolla. We still have a wonderful selection of La Jolla in the shop.

Come in or call to reserve your spot and get class details (there will be some recommended “homework” prior to the class). Payment is required to make a reservation.

Dye Class with Cheryl from June Pryce Fiber Arts

Thursday August 16th, 4-7pm
$75 per person, includes 2 sock blanks and all other materials, snacks and beverages.

Join us outside under a tent for some yarn dying fun. Cheryl will bring her expertise (and music I’m told) for an early evening class where students will be able to dye two sock blanks that can later be wound into a cake for knitting, crocheting, or weaving. Or you might just want to hang them on your wall! Wear old clothes and shoes. Please reserve your spot by paying in advance in the shop or over the phone. Spaces are limited.

Late Summer Trunk Shows

Saturday September 1
Goosey Fibers

Thursday September 6
Universal Yarns

Stay tuned for more information!

New Summer Hours!!
Sunday and Monday Closed
Tuesday 12-5:30
Wednesday 3pm-8pm
Thursday and Friday 12-5:30
Saturday 10am-3pm

Celebrate Local Yarn Store Day!
10am to 5pm at Love 2 Knit
5600 Post Road
Suite 123
East Greenwich, RI 02818
401 398-7939

Join us at Love to Knit and support your Local Yarn Store!
10am – 5pm

We have some new and exciting yarn and notions including:

Custom colors by local dyers Quaere Fibre and June Pryce Fiber Arts

Free Casapinka pattern with purchase of yarn for the project

Sucre Sucre Miniatures…new shipment! Get them before they’re gone!

Great Selection of Barnyarn Knits sock yarn

OnTheRound Fingering Weight Yarn for So Faded

Kits in Baah’s Sonoma for Comfort Fade Cardi by Andrea Mowry

Door Prizes including a full set of Chiaogoo Interchageable needles
Get a raffle ticket for every $25 spent
Drawings at 5pm

Refreshments all Day…Provided by Wild Harvest

Fabulous Sale Section…up to 40% off select yarns

Local Yarn Shawl by Casapinka

Get Casapinka’s new pattern Local Yarn Shawl, free on Saturday with purchase of yarn for the project. There are two versions of the pattern. We have some beautiful yarn selections for both the gradient and variegated versions, including custom colors from Quaere Fibre, gradient cakes from June Pryce Fibers Arts and a new shipment of La Jolla from Baah! And Casapinka…aka Bronnie will be in the shop on Saturday so come on in for an up-close look at her gorgeous shawls and some expert advice on yarn selection from the designer!

Coupon codes will be handed out with each purchase to be redeemed on Ravelry within 48 of Local Yarn Shop Day

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/local-yarn-shawl

Blend on the Water by Cally Monster

Kits in Baah’s Sonoma will be in the shop for this beautiful shawl. Sonoma is a lovely DK weight yarn, 100% superwash Merino. Marissa finished our sample for the shop…you don’t want to miss it! Check it out on Ravelry:

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/blend-on-the-water

Special order your kits from Baah Yarns for this beautiful sweater!

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/comfort-fade-cardi

Toe up Sock Class

May 5, May 12, May 19 10am – Noon (Saturday)
Cost $60 plus materials (needles and yarn)

We will be using Sockmatician, a pattern by Nathan Taylor.
Prior to the first class, please purchase and review the pattern and practice Judy’s Magic Cast On (link is in the pattern).
Please bring wound yarn, needles, tape measure, pencil and calculator to class.
Call the shop or stop in to reserve your spot.

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sockmaticians-toe-ups

Spinning and Weaving Studio
10am – 5pm

April 28th: Combined Spinning and Weaving Studio.

May 19th: Combined Spinning and Weaving Studio.

We offer beginner classes during studio times. Please call the shop for details.
Stay Strong Tote Foundation

We are collecting shawls for the Stay Strong Tote Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House in Providence. If you are still working on yours, please have it turned in by April 30th. We are planning a movie/pizza night to assemble totes sometime in May…stay tuned for more information! And thank you for all of your help!

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