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Sale Continues, Fiber Closet Open This Week

SALE/SHOP HOURS:

Tuesday, August 30 – Friday, September 2
11am – 5pm
Saturday, September 3
11am – 3pm

Sale Items/Prices

Commercial yarn* — 30% off

Books — 30% off

Notions — 20% off

*Excludes Cheryl’s hand dyed yarn.

Sorry, the Sale is in shop only!

You should hurry into The Fiber Closet to purchase  the yarn, pattern, and notions that you need to start your fall projects.

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We just received a shipment of the newly released Knitter’s Pride Royale needles. These fabulous needles & tips are so gorgeous and a dream to knit with.

We have a variety of styles, sizes and sets. hint, hint  Buy your Royale tips or set today while they are at a great price. Because they won’t last long at these prices, your should shop today!

Top This Football

 

We also received a shipment of the new Top This hat kits with football toppers! We have a variety of team colors. These are a super quick, fun project. Knit or crochet a hat this week to support your favorite team.

 

 

 

 

Beginning Sunday, September 4, we will be closed for approximately 2 weeks.

Stay tuned to our Facebook page, The Fiber Closet Club page for more information concerning our reopening and hours.

Pattern News:

If you were unable to participate in the Illiana Yarn Crawl, the patterns are now available on Ravelry for a nominal fee. The Fiber Closet also can sell and print off the patterns and a copy goes directly into your Ravelry library. They are available in both knit and crochet versions.

Illiana Yarn Crawl Shawl Knit Version


Illiana Yarn Crawl Shawl Crochet Version

IYC CROCHET SHAWL 2016

The countdown is on for The annual Covered Bridge Festival October 14 – 23, 2016. Start making your plans and be sure to visit us at The Fiber Closet! You never know what fiber goodness we will have planned for you.

 

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Lace Yarn and Super Fine Yarn Cateogies

Lace Yarn, Super FIne Yarn

Super Fine Yarn  Category 1, Super Fine Yarn includes sock, fingering and baby yarns.  The yarns knit at 27-32 stitches over 4 inches on US Size 1-3 needles. The yarn thicknesses in this category can very.  Just the term sock weight can include fingering weight yarn as well as DK or sport weight yarn.  Some German yarns state that they are 6-fache which is more of a DK or sport weight.

Lace YarnLace yarn includes 10-COUNT crochet thread and cobweb-like yarns. This yarn knits at 33-40 stitches over 4 inches on US Size 000-1 needles.
The lightest weight of yarn is used to make lace, doilies and other delicate items.

This is the last blog in this series.

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