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New shelves, new season, new yarns.

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New shelves, new season, new yarns.
The changing season got us thinking about lighter projects and yarns and rearranging to make space for a few new items.

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Belfast Linen Blend is April's Yarn of the Month

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Well, it's another month, which means another yarn to feature! For this month of unpredictable weather, warm days, and cold nights, wet spells and unshaded sunshine we're showcasing Kraemer Yarn's Belfast.  Belfast is mostly a cotton and linen blend, there are a few other fibers thrown in there - like silk. It's a DK weight (3) yarn that comes packaged in a 3.5oz/100g/200 yd center-pull skein. The tweedy colors are muted, on the neutral side, but far from drab or boring. Linen gets softer with wear/use, and so does this yarn. It also has nice drape and stitch definition. And,...

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March's Yarn of the Month

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This month we're featuring Ch'ichi by Mirasol. This unusual blend of alpaca, linen, and bamboo is great for this time of year - you know those, "Well, it is March." weather days, bright and sunny but bitter cold, warm with the coldest rain you've ever experienced, or anything in between. It's a sport weight, and comes in sherberty colors that remind me of Spring. The little bits of tweed add just enough interest.  This yarn has a surprising density to it, not really sure how else to explain it, and the alpaca adds some warmth too; making this a great...

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Social Media as Neglected Earmuffs

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Social Media as Neglected Earmuffs
I've been neglecting social media, unintentionally. So, kind of like a New Year's Resolution, I need to do better; or like when Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter books and movies neglects his earmuffs in Professor Sprout's class, we'll faint.

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We've got a new website!

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We've got a new website!
Things are changing fast... we're updating our digital space. Please bear with us as we learn a few new tricks.

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