February 2016

 




  Happy Valentines Day!  Don't forget about our annual Valentine's Day Sale on Sunday, February 14th from Noon - 5:00pm.  Come in for some cookies and chocolate and check out the great deals.  We will have all yarns and needlework charts in stock on sale 20% off, with special sales throughout the store.  Hope to see you here! Make sure to enter the draw for our Valentine's Day knitting gift.



Knitting




These Heart Motif Mitts by Debbie Stoller can be found in the book "Knit Red" by Laura Zander

Knit these in your favorite Worsted yarn.  May we suggest Cascade Venezia, Berroco Vinage, or Simplinatural?

 




Two Color Cloche by Elena Malo

This cloche gets its style from a colorful crochet-chain band and its structure from doubled yarn and a two-layer brim.
Knit in Cascade sport weight yarn.

This pattern can be found in the book "60 Quick Luxury Knits".





Bow Clutch, by Devin Cole
  This clutch complements any style from sophisticated vintage to sweet and feminine.
Knit with Cascade's Venezia Worsted yarn.

This pattern can be found in the book "60 Quick Luxury Knits."



   
Criss-Cross Cable Scarf by Alicia Kachmar
A latticework of cables adds depth and dimension to this cozy scarf. Knit in Cascade Yarn's Venezia Worsted.

This pattern can be found in the book "60 Quick Luxury Knits."





Orchid Pearl Wrist Warmers by Patricia Hart

These versatile wrist warmers will keep your palms warm while allowing your fingers to move freely.  Knit in luxurious Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight yarn in col. 509, and Sublime's Extra Fine Merino DK in col. 411.




Stitchery



The Token by Long Dog Samplers

This beautiful design was cross stitched on 32ct. Antique White linen using Glorianna Poinsettia silk floss.
Design size is 193 x 228 (12" x 14.25")


 

Ehrman Tapestries



Poppies Parterre by Raymond Honeyman
Stitched on 10 mesh canvas using Ehrman Wools
18" x 18"




Poppies by Raymond Honeyman
Stitched on 12 mesh canvas using Ehrman Wools.
18" x 17"




Wild Corn Poppy Midnight
by Annabel Fox
Stitched on 12 mesh canvas using Ehrman Wools.
13" x 14"

See more Ehrman Tapestry Kits here:
Catalogue/Needlework/Needlepoint-Kits/Ehrman-Tapestries.aspx





Hand Embroidery

Sharpen your Skills with these A-Z of Embroidery Stitches Books.  We have many great stitch reference guides for inspiration and technical advice.



Buttons







Free pattern:  Teeny Tiny Love Bag by The Victoria Sampler
Fill with candies, or other Valentines treats.  Get the free pattern here:
  www.victoriasampler.com/Free_Patterns/Love_Bag.aspx

 





I love my stuffed Frog


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