Pickle Jar Creations Trunk Show

This weekend for First Friday we are featuring a Pickle Jar Creations trunk show, with hand knits by Judy Cross! Come by, transform your summer wardrobe, and get inspired with lace, slip stitch, and new fiber ideas. Judy’s creations will only be here from Friday evening through Sunday, be sure not to miss out!

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New Classes at Entwine!

Hello fiber friends! We’re just dropping a quick line to update you on our upcoming classes here at Entwine. Don’t forget that Christmas is just around the corner – gift a class to a friend or come take a class and leave with a finished gift!

🍂 November 🍂
  • Drop Spindle with Gretchen Thomas, Nov. 12, 1 – 3 pm, $25
  • Toe-Up Socks with Yvonne Muise, Nov. 14 & 28, 10 – 1 pm, $75
  • Basic Finishing Techniques with Judy Cross, Nov. 19, 1 – 4 pm, $35
  • Beginning Continental Knitting with Gretchen Thomas, Nov. 30, 10 – noon, $25
🎁 December 🎁
  • My Constant Companion Bag with Dottie Weir, Dec. 1 & 8 & Jan. 6, 5 – 7 pm, $75
  • Demystifying Gauge with Judy Cross, Dec. 3, 1 – 4 pm, $35
  • Quaker Yarn Stretcher Shawlette with Gretchen Thomas, Dec. 3, 1 – 4 pm, $35
  • Quaker Yarn Stretcher Shawlette with Gretchen Thomas, Dec. 7, 1 – 4 pm, $35
  • Beginning Continental Knitting with Gretchen Thomas, Dec. 10, 10 – noon, $25
  • Last Minute Christmas Elf Hat with Jennifer Eltringham, Dec. 17, 3 – 5 pm, $25
  • Beginning Weaving with Dottie Weir, Dec. 27, 28, 29, 30, 10 – 5 pm, $200
🎆 And a sneak peek at 2016! 🎆
❄️ January ❄
  • Beginning Weaving with Dottie Weir, Jan. 14, 15, 21, & 22, 10 – 5 pm, $200
  • My First Garment with Judy Cross, Jan. 14, 28, Feb. 11, 25, $100
💖 February 💖
  • FIRST TIME OFFERED: Woven Shibori with Dottie Weir, Feb. 21, 27, & 28, 10-5 pm
In addition to all these classes, Gretchen Thomas is willing to teach plying. Beginning knit and crochet classes are available on a flexible schedule – just $25 for two hours of instruction! We can often work with your schedule for other classes as well. Stop by today to learn more and sign up!
✌💕🐑,
Pam and Deborah

August First Friday Downtown

summer deals!

This weekend is First Friday Downtown! From 8/7 through Sunday 8/9, if you pay full price for any of our vintage books, patterns, and magazines, you will receive that dollar amount toward any yarn in the store – come in and double your money! Be sure to get here early for the best selection. (No other discounts apply during this sale. Limited to yarn stock on hand.)

Plymouth Galway Sale Starts Today!!!

Sale! Sale! Sale!
Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August 2, 2015

Plymouth Galway Yarn Sale!
Buy one, get one at 1/2 off!!!
Worsted Weight, 100% Pure Wool
100 Gram skein, approx. 210 yards
Regular Price: $10/skein

Lots of colors to choose from, come early for best selection!
Limited to stock on hand. No other discounts apply during this sale.

Pam and Deborah

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KOIGU SALE!

Get ready, we have a sale starting tomorrow! From Friday, July 24th through Sunday, July 26th only, Koigu will be buy one skein, get one free. If you’ve been waiting for an excuse to get your hands on this beautiful yarn, now is your chance. Be sure to get here early – this sale is limited to supply on hand. No other discounts apply.

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Jelli Beenz!

If you’re looking for something vibrant to add to your summer stash, then today we received just the right thing! Jelli Beenz from Plymouth is so fun and, better yet, you can get it for 25% off through July 5th!

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MJ Yarns – New!

Jonathan of MJ Yarns, a local dyer from Lafayette, CO, came and brought us a gold mine of beautiful sock yarns yesterday. These are already getting snatched up, so look through the pictures below for more details and stop by to pick up your favorite soon.

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Rustic Fingering Weight in Tumbleweed, Green Dragon, and Burning Desire. Blue Faced Leicester Wool, 450 yards

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Simply Sock in Dragon Blood, Kandied Orange, Ether, Fresh Mowed, Maezlyn, Fruit Juice, and Of Mice & Men. Superwash Corriedale Wool and Nylon, 390 yards

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Opulent Fingering Weight in Ascend, Midnight Orchid, Steel, and Joseph. Superwash Merino, Cashmere, and Nylon, 416 yards

Newsletter for 6/10/15

***Notice: The newsletter will be going “quarterly” after this one. Please check our online calendar or Facebook for the latest updates on our classes and events. We will continue to have updated calendars in the shop.***

Grand Opening
A special thanks to everyone who came out, supported us, and made our Grand Opening such a success. Special Thanks to Dottie Weir, Robin Monogue, Weldon Walker, Karen Currier, Carolyn Dondi, Susie Essing, and Julie Sprinkle for putting on eye-catching demos and sharing your talents with us! Your weaving, spinning, and piano playing added so much life to the store. Congratulations to Michelle Hull, Juice Jenson, and Cindy Sorensen on winning our prize baskets.

What’s New @ Entwine
We’ve been adding lots of new classes and yarns to our repertoire. In June you can take new classes like Fingerless Gloves with Weldon Walker, Linen Stitch Jacket with Judy Cross. Read more about this month’s classes below! If you’re looking for new and exciting fibers, we have them! We still have some skeins left of HiKoo’s Abracadabra – it changes from white to pink or purple in the sun! We’ve also added Erika Knight British Blue Wool, Peter Pan Cupcake, Cascade 220 Superwash, Cascade Heritage Prints, and we add more yarns every week. Be sure to stop by soon to be inspired by our ever-changing selection!

Open Stitching
We have open stitching on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon, Sundays from noon to 3:00p.m. Bring a friend or make some new ones – we’d love to see what you’re working on. You are always welcome to come in any time to sit and work on your project.

Calling All Betsy Rosses – We Want You for our 4th of July Flag!
Entwine is working on making a handmade American flag for the 4th of July – and we’d love your help! We’re looking for 2.5″ x 2.5″ knitted or crocheted squares in red and white. If you would like to contribute, please stop by and let us know! If you have some you have already made, please let us know that also or bring them and they will be added to the count. Squares are needed by June 15th in order to start assembling them.

**Need help with a project? Every Tuesday and Thursday, starting on June 16th from 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. and through the Summer…we will have Erin Phillips here from Atlanta to help you out!**

Upcoming Classes (prices do not include your materials, unless otherwise noted)

Beginning Knitting by Pam Bardwell $25.00
Come learn how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off. We will start a dishcloth or scarf. June 20th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 4th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 18th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Beginning Crochet by Pam Bardwell $25.00
Come learn how to chain, single crochet and double crochet. We will start making a dishcloth.
June 13th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
June 27th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 11th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 25th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Beginning/Intermediate Weaving with Dottie Weir $175.00 (4 sessions, materials included)
Beginning Weaving: Learn all you need to know to start weaving independently on a four-shaft floor loom using one of our beautiful new Schacht looms. Warping, dressing the loom, reading a pattern, weaving plain weave, twills, overshot, epi, ppi, sett are only a few of the terms you will learn during this 24 hour class. You will weave a sampler of several different patterns. A fun class with lots of TLC.
Intermediate Weaving: Start a new journey weaving hand manipulated laces, clasp weft, double weave, twills and overshot just to make sure you are understanding how to read the patterns, texture, supplementary weft and whatever else we have time for. You will review the warping procedure using the back to front method and plan a new project. You can see this will be a full and enjoyable class.
June 6th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)
June 7th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)
June 13th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)
June 14th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

August 8th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)
August 9th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)
August 15th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)
August 16th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

Learn to Sew with Pam Bardwell $25.00
Learn about your machine and make small projects.
June 14th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
June 21st ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
June 28th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 5th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 12th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 19th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 26th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Finishing Techniques with Judy Cross $35.00
Finishing a garment well is as important as knitting it well! It’s not hard to do and it’s much less scary when you know how! Topics include: Mattress stitch for seams, 3 needle bind off, basic crochet edging, tips for planning a project for easier finishing, and staying calm!
June 12th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
August 21st ~ 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Knitting Socks on 2 Circulars with Weldon Walker $80.00 (4 sessions)
Tired of fumbling with double points? Are your stitches falling off the other end of the needle? Learn to knit your socks on two circular needles and you can use this technique to knit anything else requiring a small tube. We will be using Cat Bordhi’s book Sock Soar on Two Circular Needles to create our socks and learn this fun and useful techniques. Get a head start on some Christmas gifts!!
June 14th ~ 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
June 21st ~ 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
June 28th ~ 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
July 5th ~ 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Linen Stitch Jacket with Judy Cross $75.00 for three sessions & pattern
A three season jacket! A stashbusting project! And it’s actually pretty easy. All you need to know if knit and purl, cast on and bind off techniques. Session 1: Introduction to linen stitch, “sideways” knitting, getting started on the jacket. Session 2: Beyond the sleeve, how to work the fronts and back of the jacket. Session 3: Finishing
June 18th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
July 2nd ~ 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
July 30th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fingerless Gloves with Weldon Walker $80.00 (4 sessions)
Hands cold while you are working on the computer or just want to make an elegant fashion statement? Solve both problems with a pair of lovely fingerless mittens. Using the circular technique of your choice (dpns, two circular, or magic loop) we will be knitting Susie Rogers’ Reading Mitts. Take this opportunity to learn several new techniques and get started on your Christmas knitting now.
July 12th ~ 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
July 19th ~ 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
July 26th ~ 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
August 2nd ~ 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Let’s Make a Mistake…Then We’ll Fix It! with Judy Cross $35.00
Mistakes are a part of a knitter’s life and they can be fixed! This class will allow/encourage students to make mistakes so they can find out how to fix them! How much fun is that? The class will cover where mistakes come from and how to recognize, troubleshoot, and fix them.
July 3rd ~ 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Card Weaving with Robin Monogue $25.00
Come learn this ancient weaving technique to create beautiful bands using only cardboard cards and a belt shuttle! These sturdy bands make great straps for bags, decorative trim, belts, bookmarks, headbands, or many other items. Students will learn how to read a card weaving draft, thread the cards, and weave variations on the design. All materials will be provided, but you are asked to bring either a sturdy belt that fastens securely, or a pillowcase to be used as a back strap. These will be used to tie one end of the weaving to you; the other end will be tied to a table, doorknob, or other fixed point.
June 20th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
July 11th ~ 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tunisian Crochet with Weldon Walker $75.00
Learn to use a Tunisian crochet hook to make a thicker fabric that’s perfect for afghans and other projects that need a sturdier build.
July 15th ~ 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
July 22nd ~ 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
July 29th ~ 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Slip Stitch Techniques with Judy Cross $35.00
This workshop focuses on using slip stitch for easy color and texture in knitted projects. Topics include basic slip stitch techniques, how to read instructions and/or charts, guidelines for using slip stitch in various projects. Sample slip stitch patterns are provided. Students will have ample time to play.
July 17th ~ 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Stashbusting with Judy Cross $35.00
Okay, admit it. You have yarn all over the house and it’s getting out of hand. Wouldn’t it be nice to clear out the stash, make some cool stuff and then have room for more yarn? This workshop will cover all aspects of stash control from organizing to using what you have. You may be surprised to find you can make some fun projects from the bits and pieces you can’t bear to throw out. Sample garments will be available for inspiration!
July 18th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Constant Companion Bag with Weldon Walker $80.00 for 4 sessions
Learn to make the felted Constant Companion bag.
July 18th ~ 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
July 25th ~ 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
August 1st ~ 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
August 8th ~ 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tartan Weaving with Weldon Walker $200.00 for 4 sessions
Learn to weave a tartan.
July 18th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)
July 19th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)
July 25th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)
July 26th ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

Demystifying Gauge with Judy Cross $35.00
How do you make a garment that fits? Be sure to get the gauge you need – or – use the gauge you get! This workshop will show you how to apply your swatch results to create your garment in the right size.
July 31st ~ 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Even More Malabrigo to Love

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You know it’s a good day when there’s new Malabrigo! New colorways of Mechita, Worsted, and Rios – that green is such a summery color! From left to right we have Mechita in Pegaso, Worsted in Saphire Green, and Rios in Purpuras and Zarzamora. Be sure to swing by and pick some up for your next project!

Great Adirondack is here!

The new yarns just keep rolling in! Today we got a shipment from Great Adirondack chock full of unique yarns you’ll definitely want to come and touch. Check out the pictures below to learn more, and be careful not to drool on your keyboard!

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Dangles is so shiny and sparkly, it’ll add the perfect touch of glamour to your next project. Rayon with sequins, 75 yards.

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Bamboo Soft is exactly what it sounds like – unbelievably soft! 100% bamboo rayon, 100 yards.

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Don’t the colors of Kid Mohair remind you of a watercolor painting? Kid mohair and nylon, 200 yards.

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The texture and colors of Sea Breeze are calling out to be part of your next project. Cotton, rayon, and linen, 150 yards.

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What feet wouldn’t want socks made out of these beautiful yarns? Silky Sock is made of superwash merino, silk, and nylon, 440 yards.