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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Just a reminder for those who aren't on Ravelry, the Aran Knitting KAL starts this coming Monday, November 1st. Folks are choosing a design they like from the book, buying the yarn at the shop (we are offering a 10% discount for the KAL supplies), and we will be converting the patterns to be knit in one piece from the top down. Some of the advantages to knitting a sweater this way are being able to try the sweater on as you work to get the fit correct, no seams to sew up after the knitting is done, and the excitement of watching the sweater take shape as you work. Come join the fun and friendship as we work on our projects at our Knit Night on Thursdays . Helen Burros is leading the KAL and can be contacted on as Bluedragon on Ravelry.com or Bluedragon2@aol.com.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Shibui Yarns!



We just received some beautiful Shibui Sock yarns and Shibui's baby pattern book. Shibui is a local Portland yarn company. Very cute!












This single Shibui pattern is adorable!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Autumn Display!


I love the new autumn display in the shop! It was created by our newest employee, Heather. Heather recently moved to Salem from Chicago and works at the shop Tuesdays and Wednesdays mid-day. Stop by and welcome her to Salem and Tangled Purls!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Madelinetosh!


I love the new shop sample sweater that Sharon knit in Madelinetosh Vintage!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

New Things!


New things are arriving each week! "We love these One of a Kind" buttons!