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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

May classes have been announced!
Sharon and Carol have a wonderful selection for you.......
come in and see the display models:
Carol's knitting projects for May classes.....
 
Sharon's has lots of crochet classes to choose from: 
Whether you knit or crochet (or both), we have classes for you.
 
 Our Castanets KAL is humming along..... 
Carol's Castanets--pretty!
Her scarf size took less than one skein of Malabrigo Sock.
We'd love to see yours!  Bring it in for the Wednesday afternoon KAL on the couch.
 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Where did the sun go?  Looks like rain again......oh well, it's Oregon!
For cool, cloudy days, warm your neck with a simple scarf like this one
Vivian knit using Tosh Merino Light and Silk Cloud held together:
Silk Cloud adds a luxurious effect to the already gorgeous Tosh Merino Light.
 
Knitters and crocheters love to relax with books for ideas and patterns.
We have books galore.......check out our newest ones:
L-R:  Sock Yarn Studio, Gifted (gifts to knit and crochet), and Simply Crochet.
 
Our Castanets KAL is humming along.  Carolyn's is so pretty in bright colors: 
We'd love to see yours!
 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Spring has sprung!!!
Welcome the new season with pretty yarn.........

NEW shipment of Cascade's Ultra Pima Cotton.
Talk about luster. This yarn has it in spades.
Ultra Pima - colors! 
100% Pima cotton 220 yds US 5-6
 
NEW!  Serenity Silk Single, a single ply from Zen Garden: 
Serenity Silk Single - 430 yds  US 1-3
75% superwash merino  15% CASHMERE  10% silk
Would be gorgeous in a shawl or lace design.
  
NEW shipment of our favorite Cascade 220 Superwash Worsted in solids and paints:
Cascade 220 Superwash Worsted.  Unbeatable quality and value.
220 yds  100% superwash merino  7-8 US
 
Who doesn't love daffodils after a long winter?
Have a great Spring day!
 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

NEW COLORS! Treat yourself to serene enlightenment.....Zen Garden 'Serenity'.
70% superwash merino  20% CASHMERE  10% nylon
400 yds hand dyed in spectacular colors:
Zen Garden 'Serenity'  - more colors at the shop.
 
NEW!  For those who like a bit of sparkle, Kid Seta Pearl by Schulana
with Murano glass pearl beadsIncredible. 
Kid Seta Pearl
40% mohair  23% glass  20% cotton  17%
~125 yds (118 m)
 
NEW! Sirka Counters--tracks 3 things at once.
Track stitches, rows, and pattern repeats--all at once!
 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

More fabulous Wonderland is here!  
Wonderland - soft, semi-solid sport weight
344 yds  100% superwash merino
Pigments of imagination!
 
Have you joined our KAL?
We're making Melissa Goodale's 'Castenet' shawl.
Rhonda's busy at work on hers in Black Trillium and Smooshie yarns: 
Join the fun!
 
April showers bring April classes at Tangled Purls! 
Classes with Sharon, clockwise from left:
Crochet Slouch Hat, Barley Hat, Learn to Crochet cowl,
Vittorio scarf, and Springtime Bandit shawl.
 

Classes with Carol: 
clockwise from left:
Cable Braided Necklace, Wingspan scarf, Lace-Edged Towel,
Cabled Cowl, and (not shown) Carol's Corner - Cast On part 1.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Today's the last day to get a 10% discount on your yarn for our KAL!
We're knitting Melissa Goodale's 'Castanet' striped shawl: 
Bring your Castanet in to the shop every Wednesday
 and share with others how yours is coming along!
After today, you can still participate in the KAL.......only the 10% yarn discount ends today.
 
Lots of new Malabrigo Rastita is here: 
Rastita:  100% merino, slightly felted
310 yds  US 6-7   20-22 sts/4"
Beautiful.
 
Do you know anyone who knits and drinks coffee or tea?
Here's the perfect gift for that special someone: 
Mug contains a skein of Sweater by Spud & Chloe, along with a pattern.
Sweater:  55% wool and 45%  organic cotton. 
160 yds   7-9 US
Machine wash and dryable!
Great yarn.
 
 

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

MORE Malabrigo is here!
Lustrous Malabrigo Silky Merino is silkalicious......
Malabrigo Silky Merino
51% silk  49% merino   150 yds
 
Malabrigo Rasta
Super bulky and super beautiful.....new colors! 
Malabrigo Rasta  100% merino 90 yds
 
Big Bad Wool is new to Tangled Purls.  We love it.
Big Bad Wool worsted in a rainbow of colors, patterns for babies, and cute accessories.
Make something for a baby and then let them just "wear it out"!
 
Can you gingko?
Come and see our trio of Gingko designs! 
L-R:  Gingko Shawl (shown in Tosh Merino Light; Ravelry in-store pattern)
Gingko Crescent (shown in Tosh Merino Light; Ravelry-free)
Gingko Shawlette (shown in Malabrigo Arroyo; Ravelry-free)

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

NEW COLORS of lace weight Wisp are here.
Just look at this gorgeous bouquet of colors:
Wisp drapes beautifully--perfect for Churchmouse's Before & After Scarf.
50% silk 50% merino   generous 550 yds
 
NEW COLORS of Rowan Felted Tweed have arrived.
This popular yarn knits up into a lightweight, but warm fabric.
Great for sweaters, gloves, hats, scarves, etc.
Rowan Felted Tweed:  50% wool, 25% alpaca, and 25% viscose. 
DK weight - 191  yds/skein
Carol's husband loves the Rowan Felted Tweed cardigan she knit for him.
He even wears it when he takes a nap with Onyx......
 
Classes are constantly on the calendar atTangled Purls.
Be sure to check the monthly newsletter for the class schedule.
Take a class--have fun and make new friends!
 
Stay warm...........wrapped in yarn.
 
 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

NEW!  The stork flew by and dropped off a baby basinette
full of Big Bad Wool in a rainbow of soft spring colors:

This new worsted is soft as a baby's bum.
50% fine washable merino   50% baby alpaca
95 yds/50 gm  US 5-7
 
NEW! We have The Fibre Co.'s new heavy lace weight, Meadow.
A blend of merino, silk, baby llama, and linen,
Meadow feels good as you work with it. 
Meadow by The Fibre Co.
Shown above knit in the Meadowsweet Shawl by Courtney Kelly.
545 yds/100 gms   US 1-3
 
Even MORE NEW yarn this week!
Simplinatural, an absolutely gorgeous heavy worsted
in a blend of baby alpaca, fine merino, and mulberry silk.  Wonderful!
And Knitted Wit's new fingering merino superwash in bright hand-dyed colors.
L-R:  Simplinatural worsted and Knitted Wit fingering.
Simplinatural - 183 yds/100g  US 8-9
Knitted Wit - 200yds, 50 gm  US 1-2
 
You have to come in and see these beautiful new yarns. 
We love them and know you will, too.
 
 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

What's New Wednesday!

Cascade 220 Superwash Merino is one of the best yarns around.
A new shipment is here in a Spring palette of colors--beautiful.
Cascade 220 Superwash Merino - 220 yds  7US needle
Lots more colors at the shop.......
 
Can you crochet?  Would you like to?
The National Needlework Association publishes How to Crochet,
a great place to start your crochet journey.
Fully illustrated.  Includes instructions for left handers.
We have lots of crochet patterns, such as Subliminal Message Scarf for guys or gals.
Sharon offers private lessons and classes on crochet, too.
 
Plover Designs has created stylish alternatives to shawl pins: 
One piece does the job--easy to use!
 
Kids need sweaters as much as adults. 
Treat your little pumpkin to a handknit sweater..........
These are just a few of the many cute sweater patterns we carry for kids.