19 January 2016 Happy Knitting Color me happy Color is powerful. We don't think about it much because it's so integral to our lives, but the colors

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19 January 2016

Happy Knitting

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64-Crayons - a very happy project!

Color me happy

Color is powerful. We don't think about it much because it's so integral to our lives, but the colors we choose for our homes, for our clothes, and for our knitting, play an important part in our everyday happiness. I think that a lot of what they call the winter doldrums is the lack of color in the world this time of year. Cheerful holiday decorations are gone, and things can seem a little drab. Neutrals are nice, and certainly very calm, but it's a fine line between peaceful and downright boring. Especially in the winter, I need some happy colors.

Happy colors are different for everyone. Each culture views colors in a different context - for many westerners, yellow is a very happy color, while in Japan, yellow symbolizes continue reading

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64 Crayons

New Noro afghan Knitalong

You're going to love knitting this afghan because it's easy, it's fast, and it's SO much fun! Pick lots of different colors of happy Noro Kureyon -- as many as you like -- and mix them up however you want. Because it's Noro, it's going to look great no matter what. I am having such a good time with mine, and it's going faster than I ever imagined.

Worked in strips of alternating colorways, so there's no sewing up.

Join us this week!

Thursday, January 21
2-4 p.m.
Bring size 8 needles

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340 paloverde lg

Berroco Garments and trunk shows

Berroco hit a home run this season - I mean really knocked it out of the park. They have just three new yarns, but each one is just beautiful. I ordered all three yarns in all the colors because you will love them all. We have 4 fabulous trunk shows from Berroco starting this month, and several sample garments that we get to keep. Mark your calendars for the following shows!

Maya Trunk Show - Friday and Saturday, January 22-27
Corsica Trunk Show - Friday and Saturday, February 12-13
Elba Trunk Show - Friday and Saturday, February 25-26
Mykonos Trunk Show - Friday and Saturday, March 18-19

There's nothing like experiencing the garments in person. Mark your calendars because you don't want to miss this.

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SSLHY L8-01 Hollyhock rav medium2

First Friday Project

Come get started First Friday on Hollyhock, a beautiful spring infinity scarf using three different coordinating yarns. Hollyhock is romantic and fresh, so even though it's still cold, you'll feel like springtime!

Hollyhock designer Louisa Harding is famous for her romantic sweaters and accessories that bring to mind and English garden.

We have Hollyhock kits in three different colorways - the hardest part will be choosing your favorite. Bring or purchase at First Friday, one set each US size 9 and 10 circular needles 24" or 32"

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