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Freia Handpaint Yarns are Here

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L & B Yarn Co. has received our shipment of Freia!!  We have four weights to choose from including lace (645 yards), fingering (322 yards), worsted (127 yards), and super bulky (87 yards).  These gradient yarns are absolutely beautiful.  The extra long gradients create stunning finished projects for knitters and crocheters.  In the lace weight pictured above we have six colors available including Grapevine, Valentine, Hard Candy, Blue Velvet, Ice Queen, and Neapolitan.

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In the fingering weight pictured above we have seven colors available including Grapevine, Valentine, Hard Candy, Blue Velvet, Ice Queen, South Beach, and Melon.

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In the worsted weight pictured above we have seven colors available including Grapevine, Valentine, Hard Candy, Blue Velvet, Ice Queen, South Beach, and Fuchsia.

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In the super bulky pictured above we have six colors available including Valentine, Hard Candy, Ice Queen, South Beach, Melon, and Moab.  These unique yarns also make fantastic gifts for the yarn lover in your life, come by to take a look at all of the wonderful colors.  Don’t forget if you can’t come by to take a look but see something you can’t live without we can ship to you, just give us a call 405-310-3636. -B

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New Jilly with Cashmere

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Have you ever imagined what Jilly by Dream in Color would be like if they added cashmere?  Well you don’t have to wonder anymore because we just received our shipment of this beautiful yarn in 12 new colors!!

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Come by to check out this lovely new assortment.

Announcements, Events

Andi Hugs

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L & B Yarn Co. is collecting hats and lap throws for kids with heart defects and cancer in loving memory of Andi Nagelschneider, M.D.  Thanks to many generous donations we have already collected over 15 hats and 5 blankets.  If you are interested in donating, hats and blankets can be either knitted or crocheted and can be children to adult sizes small, medium, or large.  The yarn must be washable and soft if you decide to add an embellishment like a button or flower please attach with a safety pin style stitch marker so it can be removed when washing.  Girls like bright colorful hats and boys prefer darker colors with a bright stripe or two.  OU, OSU and OKC Thunder colors are also popular.

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If you are interested in the pattern we knitted in the photograph just click here.  Thanks to everyone for your donations, we appreciate you!  Donations will be collected through January 10th, 2016. -B

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New Alegria Shipment

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New sock yarn shipment from Manos!  Alegria is an easy-care blend of ultra-soft superwash merino with durable polyamide.

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Its “hand” is remarkably soft and resilient, and the bright, playful colorways would make exciting baby projects as well as socks.

Projects

The Walt

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After much discussion about this pattern one afternoon at the shop I decided I had to make it.  I love the raised stripes, they make the blanket more unique than just a typical chevron pattern, although I love a chevron no matter what.  The garter stripes truly make the color pop out at you, it also gives baby a nice texture to play with.  You can have lots of fun picking colors for the 3 different stripes of color or this would even be a great stash buster.  I decided to use Cascade 220 Superwash, 5 balls total: 2 balls for my main color and 1 for each of my 3 raised accent stripes.

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I also wanted my blanket a little wider, so I cast on 164 stitches for an extra repeat, putting my blanket at 30″ wide instead of 23″ wide, the perfect size for a crib blanket or toddler blanket.  If you are interested in making this blanket just click here.  I will also be giving an in depth description of this project at our next F.E.A.T. Wednesday, July 15th at 1:00 so please some join us! -B

 

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