Newsletter 474

by Jeremy Lehmann

Amazing Day 

Backyard Fiberworks & Amazing Day!

New in the store and online: five amazing color combinations, handpicked by Alice herself, the talented hand-dyer behind Backyard Fiberworks!  After an extensive search for the perfect pattern to showcase Backyard Fiberworks, we landed on a beautiful, asymmetrically striped crescent shawl: Amazing Day, from Joji Locatelli. If you're comfortable knitting and purling, you can easily knit this gorgeous shawl, which dips into simple eyelets and color changes. Each Amazing Day kit contains one full skein of Sock, 100% Merino Wool (400 yards, fingering weight) and one "Six Pack of Sock", 100% Merino Wool (133 yards each of six colors, 798 yards total, fingering weight). Each kit also contains a hard copy of the Amazing Day pattern.

Our online shop has been updated with a limited number of kits, but we're setting some aside specifically for this weekend's Fiber in the 'Boro festival (see details below). So if you aren't able to attend, grab one while you can! If you ARE coming to the festival, we'll see you Saturday -- we can't wait!!!

*The sample photographed was knit in Dove in a Plum Tree/Storm Cloud combination.


Sock Class 

New Class: Socks on Two Circs!

We've been getting lots of requests for this one...and your wish is our command! Leah is offering a beginning socks class spotlighting the Two Circ method. You'll learn how to knit socks "cuff down." You just need to have basic knitting skills: casting on, knit & purl stitch...and a general knowledge of knitting in the round is also helpful. Saturday, November 11th, 18th (10:45 am-1:45 pm), and December 2nd from 11:45 am until 1:45 pm. Call the shop to register, only a few spots remaining! 615-354-1007



Festival Time!

October is right around the corner...which means it's almost time for Fiber in the 'Boro! The festival is held in Murfreesboro on Saturday, October 21st from 9am-5pm...there are classes and loads and loads of vendors! We'll be there with the Yarn Bus and sure hope you're planning on coming!

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT!!! About those Pinterest pictures of chunky arm knitting that are clearly piquing everyone's interest (based on the weekly requests we're receiving): there'll be a vendor at Fiber in the 'Boro that has exactly what you're looking for! Manuosh has a yarn called Pudgy and it'll be perfect for the infamous arm-knitted blanket! 


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