Less Tension, More Yarn!
Our knitting
Is the length of a motorway
the distance
from a landed plane
to its long haul destination
the journey that the light makes
in the morning                from the sun.
We’ve been knitting       for a long time.
We didn’t notice
when our tension lessened
not at first                    but then –
our needles
kept on missing.
We were knitting
but we kept on
off each other’s stitches
we couldn’t feel each other’s fingers
moving in the dark.
It happened gradually
loop by purl
slip by start
but kept on
until the last
till our knitting lay undone
and all our wool
lay dense
between us.
Lydia Towsey
Dear yarnbirds, 
I may have committed a poetry faux pas. I'm not sure if the poem above is supposed to be center justified or not, but it looks right somehow, there in the center position on the screen, so I'm going to leave it and not left justify! We hope you had a lovely time today. That you got to enjoy some peace and quiet, perhaps a little time to knit or crochet. And, now, you're just flicking through your email and have stumbled on this. 
A few reminders:
1. Our local Tucson indie dyers, Dream in Color, have created assigned pooling skeins especially for Small Business Saturday. We've picked out some fabulous patterns for you to chose from. We will be sharing those on Small Business Saturday. We will also have a sweet hat kit in several colorways to choose from. See more below.
2. We will have some delicious freebies in the shop available Friday and Saturday for all for as long as supplies last! 
3. We will be doing hourly giveaways on Friday. Full skeins of lovely yarn. 
4. And because we have been here for eight years we will have an 8% discount on almost everything, Friday and Saturday in the store, and Sunday through Cyber Monday online. 
Knit, crochet, and weave on friends, 
Holly, Sam, Tina, Harriet and Rachel
Nov 25th Giveaways and freebies plus 8% discount
Nov 26th Small Business Saturday - Dream in Color SBS skeins, plus freebies and 8% discount in store on most, but not everything
November 27th & 28th - 8% discount online
Saturday 10:30-12:30- Close Knit & Crochet
Saturday 1:30 - 3pm - Let's Get Festive knit & crochet group
Dream in Color Assigned pooling skeins
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The darlings at Dream in Color have created three new colorways especially for Small Business Saturday, that lend themselves to assigned pooling. What is assigned pooling? Designer Dawn Barker is the champion of assigned pooling patterns that have captured the knitting world's imagination. She describes assigned pooling in the following way, “Assigned Pooling occurs when a change in stitch and texture is assigned to changes in color within a skein of variegated yarn.” In this case, simple Stockinette Stitch is assigned to the main color to create a backdrop for the cluster stitch assigned to the accent color. We will have a limited number of these gorgeous skeins available on Small Business Saturday. We're open from 10am - 3pm on Saturday. 
online only 
Lucky Break shawl Kits
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Lisa K. Ross (Paper Daisy Creations) has designed a fabulous new shawl in 2 skeins of Emma's Practically Perfect Sock and 6 different Practically Perfect Smalls! It's simple and stylish with fun pops of color and eyelet details. The pattern is now available on Ravelry as well as Lisa's site! Use code LUCKYBREAK on Ravelry or Lisa's site for a discount the pattern through November 14. This is a dropship kit that will be sent directly from the fabulous indie dyer's Emma's Yarn in Florida. These are not available in the brick and mortar shop, only online.
There are 12 different kits. Each includes:
  • 2 skeins of Practically Perfect Sock
  • 6 Practically Perfect Smalls
  • A project bag (perfect for keeping all the smalls together while knitting away on this project)
  • The best "Lavender" Little Bee Lip Balm from Love + Leche
Let's Get festive knit & Crochet
Whether you're knitting a tiny sweater or a big sweater we will cheer you on to knit that sweater in a month during NaKniSweMo, or as you knit or crochet a hat as a gift or leaf for a garland - Join us on Saturday afternoons from 1:30 - 3 pm for a little festive knitting. We will have copies of the free patterns above to make and maybe share new pattern ideas each week for quick gifts. Sign up on calendly or call the store at (520) 305-4187 to save your spot.
Close knit
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Join us with your yarn craft around the table for Close Knit. This is a free session where we just hang out and craft and chatter. You can register via calendly, or by calling the shop (520) 305-4187. We're limiting it to 8 people during a session. Can't make it for the beginning of the session? That's okay just sign up for the whole session. 
  1. We'll be at the back table, not the front.
  2. This is not a lesson or a knit clinic session. If you need help, ask to book a knit clinic session.
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