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JULY 18, 2017 -----  have you heard our news???  We are launching a Point-of-Sale system in the shop - launch date is August 1st. So for those of you who have the old handwritten sales slips - this is the end of them! Those will be valuable collectors items soon!!! We have been extremely busy putting SKU codes on all the artists' items in the shop ... and getting ready for the switch-over. Please remember that we will be closed from the end of business Friday July 27 through Monday July 31 - reopening with the new system in place on Tuesday August 1!! 

In the meantime there is still lots going on in the shop including classes galore. The August calendar will be available today (once I get more ink for the printer!) Check out the new classes ---  now is the time to get started on those holiday gifts - I know it is hot but start with the smaller items, lighter weight or cotton yarn, which we have plenty of, and you won't be in a bind come the holidays.

Check this out ---- Janet is stepping away from weaving this month and has added Wet felting class ....  come 'play' with soap and water and walk away with a lovely felted scarf; Tuesday Aug 15th 3-5:30. Call the shop to register. (We will have online registration capability once this site truly goes live! )

Do you have your Summer Challenge Project bag yet? No? we do have a couple left, stop in and get started, you have until Sept 5 to turn in your project....  lots of awesome prizes will be awarded!

While in the shop, give us your opinion - we are currently squeezing yarn from Joelle and her company Wandering Yarns. Let us know if you would like to see us carry  her yarns.

Looking forward to August: we will be rolling out Mountain Colors Twizzlefoot yarns.

Have an awesome day and we hope to see you soon!

APRIL 28th, 2017
—- Thank you ALL for your thoughts, cards, flowers, food and prayers as our family dealt with the
     passing of my dad, we appreciate it, and thanks to my wonderful staff & artisans who all kept the shop running!!

     Speaking of staff – I hope a number of you have had a chance to meet (& greet) Patty – our newest instructor/
     employee …. she joins us from Suzies and has jumped right in with sweater & poncho classes – be sure to check the
    schedule for other fun garments … if you have  been in lately you have seen me sporting the ‘Movie Night Cocoon’ that
    she whipped right up, perfect for this weather!
awesome cotton yarns

A wonderful selection of cotton yarns has arrived from Plymouth. Not sure about working with cotton – did you see my email? No – stop in and grab a copy and be sure to sign up for future emails. Lots of great new choices and colors and options for this yarn. Check out the New Arrivals display next time you are in the shop.

The fifth day of the month be it Sat, Sun, Wed whatever always plays havoc on scheduling ….  so I decided to have fun this month!

Join Us Sat, April 29th 10-4 for a 5th day celebrationbuy 4 skeins and get the 5th skein (of  equal or lesser value) FREE!!  yep we are giving it away – just for you! 

Other events to take note of:

Design our next project bag: we need a new design – so put your thinking caps on and sketch out your design….  the person with the winning design will get the first bag off the press FULL of awesome yarn! So start sketching/ doodling whatever ..  designs need to be submitted by the end of May. (The graphic design team will formalize the image just give us a sketch to work off of!)

    Mark your calendar for our Beginning of Summer Party on Sunday June 25th.  String Theory Truck

   String Theory will be here with their truck full of hand dyed yarn – and you know how much  
   we love independent hand dyers – so join us for a fun day, drawings, testing, camaraderie and of
   course food!!