Tuesday, March 16, 2010

NEW - Noro Taiyo

New Stuff

Taiyo Yarn
from Noro-(worsted)
Fiber: 40% Cotton, 30% Silk, 15% Wool, 15% Nylon

Finally! There's now a soft, beautiful yarn from Noro. We just got 5 colors right in time for spring.

Also in the same shipment,
8 new colors of
Noro Kureon.

100% Pima DK Cotton

220 yards of the finest cotton from Cascade.
Perfect for light weight shawls and springtime tops.

And check out 3 new designs from

Ailsa Top- Coralee Anklet Socks - Lo Shu Wrap

Join us for Yorkshire Yarns 1st
Knitting/Crochet Retreat March

On March 26-28 our retreat will be held at the Gwinwood Christian Retreat Center in Lacey.

There are only 40 spots available. The cost is $115.00. Or if you'd like a daily pass instead the fee is only $25.
Your overnight reservation includes dinner on Friday, breakfast & dinner on Saturday and then breakfast on Sunday morning. After that the weekend slumber party is over and we aaaaaall head back to reality. :-)

Each room houses 4 people so get your buddies together and come have some fun!

Plan for a festive, relaxing atmosphere while we lounge in comfortable surroundings. Saturday we plan to hit a couple yarn shops in the area and maybe even the outlet mall down the road. Just be open to just about anything and bring your projects and a good attitude and I'll guarantee you'll have a GREAT time.

Call the shop for more details.

Classes & Events for March

  • BEGINNING KNITTING & CROCHET every Monday 6-8pm
  • crochet Market Bag, Wednesday, March 17th 2-4pm
  • Beginning Knitting, Saturday, March 20th 10:30-12:30
  • KNIT TO FIT, Saturday, March 20th 10:30-12 - 3 spots left
  • Thrummed Mittens w/Lisa Ellis, Saturday, March 27th 10:30-12:30
  • Finishing Techniques w/Shirley, Saturday, March 27th 10:30-12 - 4 spots left

Check out he details on our Google Calendar.

Gear-up for the 2010 SSYC!

Mark your calendars for the annual
South Sound Yarn Crawl May 14, 15 & 16.
And guess what.
This year the crawl is not on the same weekend as the northern crawl!
Eight gorrrrrrrrgeous south sound shops are planning 3 days of fun, fiber and serious prizes.
And listen.
I don't plan on being in the parking lot this year. :-)
Do yourself a favor and join the SSYC Rav group to keep up on all the latest.

Stuff of the Month
Yarn of the Month-

Malabrigo Worsted!
Receive 10% off all month

Pattern(s) of the Month-

All Fiber Trends Patterns
Receive 10% off all month!


Special Events

NEW!! We now offer FREE help clinics to our Yorkie Yarns customers Mondays & Fridays from 6-8pm.
NEW!! YY Christmas Club- Saturday, March 6th 10:30-11:30 -FREE!
Hooks & Needles - Mondays 6-8pm
Friday Night Knitting Club - Fridays 6-8pm
Chicks, Flicks & Sticks Movie Night - Saturday, March 20th 5:30-8pm THIS SATURDAY! "500 Days of Summer"
The First YY Knitting/Crochet Retreat! - March 26-28th- $115 or $25 daily pass fee.

My mom always places the following tag at the end of her emails. I think she's correct. Always think twice before you hit that send button.
The good news is that you can actually make someone's day.
Don't blow it. :-)

"..People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people
will NEVER forget how you made them feel"
Maya Angelou

Have a great week!