Shorter days and setting sun, 
set the stage for autumn fun.
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And what fun we are having this autumn with the Harvest and Fiber Festival, the Vineyard Garden Party and  planning Workshops and Special Events that will take us right into the New Year. 


Starting in October we will be releasing information on Trunk Shows, Special Events, Workshops and Visits from exclusive Indies. Make sure to watch for our SAVE THE DATES emails and Facebook Events page so you won't miss out on any events like....... 

our Weekend Workshops January 9th and 10th with Bristol Ivy.
Bristol Ivy

More details to come soon!

We didn't invent take-out but are ready to put our own spin on it with our KNIT BUFFET, everything you need to cast on your next HOT PICKS project in under five minutes.

Building your own HOT PICKS project box is as easy as 1-2-3!

1. Grab a HOT PICKS to go box.

2. Assemble with pattern, yarn and needles right from the buffet table.

3. Ring out at the register and you're ready to knit. 

Our KNIT BUFFET premiers the week of September 8th.

Note: The shop will be closed on Saturday, September 19th.
Please visit us at our booth where we will be showcasing new fall goodies. Bring your chairs, your knitting and or your wheels and join us for an all day knitting party, in the shade, under the maple tree.  

In the Loop and Tangerini's Spring Street Farm are co-hosting The First Annual

Harvest and Fiber Festival
Tangerini's Spring Street Farm
Millis, MA.

Saturday September 19th 
from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Rain or Shine

apples   ~   pumpkins   ~   cider donuts   ~   hot cider   ~   soaps and lotions      jewelry ~ project bags
 spinning   ~   indie dyers & fibers   ~   buttons   ~   hay rides   ~   ice cream     music   ~   pottery ~ meet the designers

Join us down on the farm for our first annual Harvest and Fiber Festival.
Fall Harvest Veggies and Gourmet Foods, Ice Cream, Indie Yarns and Dyers, Spinners, Potters, Handmade Buttons, Soaps, Bags and more from all over New England and Canada.

Our guest list is still growing, so 

Join us for this whole family event.
Come pick apples and pumpkins, shop the farm, take a hayride.  
Bring your friends, bring your chairs, bring your knitting/crocheting/spinning and gather in the dedicated Crafter's Area. 


The Fall Class Session begins Tuesday, September 8th.

The Vineyard Garden Party at the Diamond Hill Winery is Sunday, September 20th from 11-2. 

We are back to normal shop hours beginning September 8th. 


before the leaves drop

                                Baby oh Baby in bundles of three!!

#214 Baby Pullover by Diane Soucy for Knitting Pure and Simple (1) skein Cestari.

Little Willet by Dawn Cantazaro knit in Quince & Co's new cotton Willet.

Little Garter Cardi from RaggaKnits knit in Rowans Felted Tweed.

Underground Magic by Victoria Meyers (1) skein of Findley Dappled for this multi-functional project. "You can wear it as a cowl, hooded cowl, scarf, poncho with a drapey collar, or even a shrug." 


Alaku on the left and Nyilt on the right from Talitha Kuomi give you the option of a scarf/wrap version of this dropped-stitch pattern in Julie Asselin's DK or the convertible version in Nice and Knit SW Sport. 

The Purl Bee's Mosaic Blanket knit in Juniper Moon's Neve. 
"Mosaic Knitting," a clever way to create elaborate, colorful patterns using only basic stitches (knit, slip and occasionally purl) from Barbara Walker's Treasury of Knitting Patterns.

Everybody has a favorite style of increasing but many of the invisible increases are difficult to perform, so let's take a look at one of the easiest methods.
Kfb (sometimes written Kf&b) is simple to create by knitting into the front of the stitch and then knitting into the back of the same stitch. When you are done you have a small horizontal bar across the knitting which is most obvious when you are working in stockinette stitch.
Try reversing the order of the increase stitch next time: Kbf (knit back THEN front). By knitting into the back of that itch before knitting into the front of the stitch, you create a small diagonal with the usually horizontal bump causing it to blend into your knitting less noticeably.
Give it a try!

 SAVE 20%
Are you celebrating a birthday in the month of September?
Clip this coupon and bring it in for a (one time only) 20% savings on anything in the shop during the month of September, excluding Quince & Company, already discounted or custom items, workshops,
classes or special events.
**We are very happy to celebrate your birthday with you by offering you these savings but we ask that this coupon be presented at time of check out during your birthday month only. Thank you for understanding. *Coupon may be redeemed in-shop only.

September 30, 2015
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