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Christmas is today, right? December 10, 2011 – Posted in: Project Ideas

This is the question my three year old daughter asked pretty much from American Thanksgiving to December 1st when interest tapered off a bit with the introduction of the Advent Calendar and the little bag she gets to open every day. It’s all Curious George’s fault who she saw in “A very Monkey Christmas” on PBS and, of course, all the decorations everywhere. Strangely enough this enthusiasm was contagious and I found myself in the…

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New in Store December 8, 2011 – Posted in: New in Store

Kidsilk Creation from Rowan! Kidsilk Creation has arrived and we call it fabulous! This yarn is a sophisticated take on the popular mesh tape yarn and, using a special technique, makes a luxurious corkscrew scarf. It’s made from Rowan’s best selling yarn Kidsilk Haze which is 70% super kid silk Mohair and 30% silk. Six of the most popular Kidsilk Haze colours have been reproduced in this new “creation” – cream, dewberry, trance, candy girl,…

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide December 4, 2011 – Posted in: Guides

‘Tis the season! December has arrived and the store is buzzing with customers busy with holiday gift knitting. Hats, scarves, cowls and socks are topping most lists. If you’ve been planning a few handmade gifts but haven’t found the time to cast on, don’t despair, it’s not too late to knit up a few quick and easy projects before the holidays (see previous post)! And for the fellow knitters on your list, we’ve highlighted a…

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Super Quick Gifts December 1, 2011 – Posted in: Project Ideas

Has time gotten away from you? If so, don’t worry, you can still knit up a few projects in time for holiday gift giving. Here are a few truly quick and easy cowl, scarf, and hat patterns you can pull together in a matter of hours – or just a few days. We promise! All are available as finished samples for viewing and trying on in the store. And because we know this time of…

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