Special Hours This Week! Follow @yarnfolk on Instagram for Sneak Peeks from Chicago!

June 20, 2023

Special Hours This Week! Follow @yarnfolk on Instagram for  Sneak Peeks from Chicago! Yarn Folk

Reminder: special hours this week--

Monday - Tuesday 7a - 3:30p (normal)

Wednesday - Thursday 9a - 3:30p

Friday 9a - 5p

Saturday 9a - 4p (normal)..

Come say hello to Liz, who will be minding the shop while I'm in Chicago for trade show!

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…mark your calendars

Social Stitching

Every Saturday, 2-4pm

Join us around the big table for a couple of hours of convivial stitching. 

Berroco Fall 2023 Yarn Tasting and h + h  Trade Show Show & Tell (2 spots remaining)

June 29, 4-6pm

Join Yarn Folk for a preview of Berroco Fall '23 yarns and a report on what our current and prospective vendors had to tempt us with at the h+h Trade Show in Chicago. There's a small materials fee, and you can RSVP and register here.

Olive Knits 4-Day KAL Cast-On Party

June 30, 1-5pm

Casting on? Join us. Lemon-y treats provided.

Temporary Schedule Changes

Week of June 19th 

Mon-Tue 7a-3:30p (normal), Wed-Thu 9a-3:30p, Friday 9a-5p, Saturday 9a-4p

4th of July

Tentatively: 9a-1p

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...new in the shop


 A few new things to ogle this week:

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…to inspire


The Familiar cowl was originally designed in a 100% cashmere sport weight that we aren't currently able to get. But I've been thinking about the kitty who inspired the name of the pattern (Arwen, Mr. Yarn Folk's best pal), and thinking about a great alternate yarn. Yakima would be perfect--the pattern is knit on US4 needles, the blend of yak and Merino wool is almost as soft as Arwen (never mind the cashmere) was, and the slight tonal variation won't detract from the textured interest. The pattern is free on Ravelry, and one skein of Yakima is enough to knit it.

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...currently stitching



So close! I finished the hem and sleeve ribbing of the Ingrid Slipover in Forge on Sunday, but then realized I didn't have the smaller needle size needed for the neck ribbing at home. Cue the sad trombones. I'm taking some new projects with me to Chicago, so the neckline will hold on until next weekend! 

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