This should be no surprise to most of our readers that spring decided to make an appearance a month too early. We had the pleasure to experience temperatures in the high 60's and low 70's which does not bode well for my confused buds and sprouts. It also lured our knitters out of the winter blues and sent you searching for lighter fibers and brighter colors just in time for our spring yarn arrivals.
This March, as our shelves start to bloom, be on the lookout for fingering weight yarns in bright spring colors for shawls, cowls and socks, or maybe a
Stephen West's Mystery KAL
*On the Round
Signature Sock now in stock
Boon Classic Sock and
Boon DK arriving end of March
Just Sock arriving end of March
*With Pointed Sticks
Ball Point Sock arriving mid March
Allegria Sock now in stock
Sprouting right along with spring fingerings are lighter notes of linen and silk .....
Luma from Fibre Company now in stock
check out What's on Our Needles
Kinu (new colors) and their
new cotton lines arriving in early March
just in time for the release of
And to think, I was all excited about casting on my
ARE YOU IN THE LOOP?
SAVE THE DATE
A DAY WITH THE SHEPHERD
We are going to be spending the day with
Francis "Chester" Cestari from Cestari Yarns
and author of Bustin' out of Brooklyn. Believe us when we say "you will be fighting over who wants to take him home".
Details coming soon!
We are expanding our Open Table hours again.
Join us Tuesdays from 2:00 to 4:00
Starts Tuesday, March 7th
This is a great way to get away from all the distractions that interfere with your knitting time. Relax with old friends and meet new ones! Enjoy the company and the laughter that usually ensues.
Come bring your latest project and hang out!
All Open Table attendees who stay for the two hours will receive a
discount on *YARN AND NEEDLES ONLY
Farm and Fiber Day at the Wayland Winter Farmers' Market
Saturday, March 4
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
23 Fiber vendors join 40 Food vendors in the lush greenhouses at Russell's Garden Center. Talented local farmers, who produce yarn, top, roving and finished fiber products from their own animals, will be there. Additional vendors include dyers of locally sourced fiber. Visit angora bunnies and watch spinning wheel and sock making machine demonstrations. Join the fun in the Fiber Lounge (3rd floor) where you can relax and knit or spin from 10 to 12. Julia Farwell-Clay will teach an "Introduction to Fair Isle Knitting workshop from 1 to 4 PM. Many breakfast, lunch and beverages options are available. (press release from WWFM)
UNWIND on the NORTH SHORE
MARCH 25TH AND 26TH
Kelly from Romney Ridge Yarns and Wools has been working hard creating and preparing for Unwind on the North Shore's first knitting weekend in Rowley Mass.
Check out the list of classes and marketplace vendors on the Unwind site here.
The marketplace is open to the public
Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 10-5
St. Mary's Parish
202 Main Street