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Berroco Sample Trunk Show

Berroco Sample Trunk Show

We are excited to have the Berroco Sample Trunk Show at the store. Over the last few days, I have been showing them off on social media but promised to do a summary here. They are still at the store this week, so stop by to see and try on any of the samples before closing on Saturday, September 11th. (Reminder: we're back to five days a week.) If you'd like to see me playing Vanna White and talking about all the samples, you can watch our Virtual Knit Night from Thursday, September 2nd, where I featured them. To order...

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September @ Sweet Yarns

September @ Sweet Yarns

It's a cool wet day today and it definitely feels like Fall. Hard to believe we'll soon be back in school routines in my house very shortly. What does Fall bring to your household?As we head into September, here is the latest news for Sweet Yarns for the month. Please read through all the notes below.   SHOPPINGOur current hours are Tuesdays (10 to 3), Thursdays (1 to 6), and Saturdays (10 to 3). We don't currently have any limitations on shopping instore other than customers need to stay 6 feet apart. Starting Tuesday, September 7th, we are finally going...

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Unraveling Sweaters - Finishing Up

Unraveling Sweaters - Finishing Up

We're nearing the end of the Grouse Creek Knit-A-Long. Some of you have already finished your sweaters, but I wanted to do one last blog post about finishing a sweater.   Binding off Because the sweater is done top down, you need to bind off at the cuffs and bottom ribbing on the body. I highly recommend doing a stretchy bind off like this one demonstrated by Very Pink Knits: The reason we want stretchy bind offs is because the ribbing stretches. If the bind off doesn't stretch like the ribbing does, you won't be able to get your hand...

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Fall Yarn Tasting

Fall Yarn Tasting

 We had a fablous time going over the new Fall line from Berroco on our Virtual Knit Night last night. If you'd like to watch it again, you can find it here:   As a summary, I thought I would put the information all here. This will give you the basic info and then link to Berroco's website pages where you can peruse all the colourways and pattern books. (All of the patterns are available as a PDF book or individual patterns through their website or Ravelry.) We'll be starting up a discussion on KALs in our Sweet Yarnies Facebook...

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Unraveling Sweaters - Adding in some body shaping

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Unraveling Sweaters - Adding in some body shaping

Once again, I've got homework assigned to me after a Virtual Knit Night. LOL, it even comes from a teacher. ;) We had a great discussion on adding some body shaping to the Grouse Creek sweater. I promised I would share it in writing here. Hopefully it all makes sense. If not, you can alway go back and watch the Facebook Live from last night. As always, if you have questions, feel free to comment below or send them to me directly through the store.   So the Grouse Creek has no shaping in the body. This means you just...

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