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Thanks for a great weekend!

I want to say thank you for a wonderful Local Yarn Shop. Day this past weekend!  Love how many of you used the online store!! Next up is the Virtual Online Retreat.  Cost is just $25. For 6 weeks of a pattern and yarn deal each week with a special discount on the 7th week!  You can sign up on line or send in a check.  Just note that it is for the Retreat and give us your email.  I think we have chosen some really good patterns! I am getting ready to place an order with Hedgehog Fibers!  What...

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LYS Day 2020 at MAKS

THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2020 YOU CAN SHOP ONLINE, TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SALE, ARRANGE FOR PICKUP OR SHIPPING AND GET 10% OFF YOUR ENTIRE ORDER WITH THE COUPON CODE: LYS2020 Here is the list of prizes you can get with your purchases from our lovely vendors celebrating you and us (I realize I'm tossing a lot of pictures at you on this email, so please click the pictures to see the original large version of the picture): Plymouth Yarn is offering a free pattern by Little Nutmeg Productions...

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Introducing! New Lines, New Colors, Must Haves, OH MY!

We've got some brand new things at MAKS for you to check out! Berroco Yarns Artesia Our new chunky weight yarn is a blend of alpaca, kid mohair, and nylon. Create accessories and garments that are soft, fuzzy, and light with this unique hand-dyed yarn. Use by itself or held together with one of our classic workhorse yarns. Mochi Your new favorite yarn you didn’t know you were missing. This baby alpaca, wool, and nylon blend come in an easy to work chainette yarn. The subtle speckled colors in...

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Store Updates and Knit Knews!

Updating Store Hours: We are returning to our regular Saturday hours (10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) this week. And if you missed the notification, we are now running our regular hours on Sunday as well (12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.) Here's the new total schedule until the next update: Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Tuesday Closed Wednesday Closed Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Friday Closed Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Beginning Knitting Class: We will be restarting the Wednesday...

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Local Yarn Shop Day 2020

This year has been anything but normal, so we're going to continue with the momentum. This year for our LYS 2020 Celebration, MAKS is offering an online sale of 10% off everything in the shop. (I know right? Susan said that and I had to ask her twice if I heard right!) So, Saturday, September 12, 2020 you can shop online, take advantage of the sale, arrange for pickup or shipping and get 10% off your ENTIRE order with the coupon code: LYS2020 Along with our sale, some of our great vendors have...

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: MAKS Summer Sale 2020

This year's MAKS Summer Sale will be August 20-23rd, 2020. To help with social distancing and still getting your yarn fix, this year we will be offering a new option for the sale. We are offering 30% on all yarn purchases through the online shop, available for shipping and pickup. All sales in-store are at 25%. The sale includes all yarns except for Liberty, Hedgehog, Knitted Wit, and MAKS yarns and kits.  To take advantage of the sale pricing online use the coupon code "SUMMERSALE". So shop...

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Corrections and Additions!

Here are some corrections and additions for the last post: Trunk Show for Created 4 U Laura will be at the shop on Saturday, August 8th! Here are some photos that Laura has sent to give you a sneak peek at what will be on display! Don't forget there will be door prizes for the event! Also, here's a link to the MAKS Advent Calendar Kits by Created 4 U at the online store: MAKS ADVENT CALENDAR KITS MKAL from The Sharon Show Starring Sharon From Security by Casapinka The MKAL starts on Saturday,...

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Latest News From MAKS!

New Yarns From Knitted Wit! The new colors for National Parks are in and almost gone. But don't fret, if you missed the first round, Susan has already placed another order that will be arriving shortly. If you want in on the second order, please call her at the shop and we will reserve it for you! Her Story - Beauty Culture and Omaha are now available. They are loaded on the website and ready for you to order! Trunk Show This Saturday with Created 4 U! Laura, the fabulous yarnista from Created...

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News From The Shop!

Advent Calendars!           Going fast, but still available! Be sure and get your order in now for December's coolest knit! MAKS 2020 Advent Calendar, 24 different mini skeins of superwash fingering weight - 2200 total YARDS!!! Dyed for us by Created 4 U by Laura from Columbus, OH. Yarn will be ready to pick up or have delivered by mid-November. Suggested patterns and additional details coming soon!   Coming Trunk Show! Created 4 U by Laura will be having a trunk...

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Sidewalk Sale Part Two

Many thanks to all that came out to the Sidewalk Sale on Saturday. We have more that we'd like to offer, so Susan has extended the Sidewalk Sale to this Saturday, July 18th from 10:00 a.m. to Noon only, the same rules apply from the original sale: Masks are required Hand sanitizer when you go in the room and as you leave, please! All sales are final We will not be offering any winding during the event Please do not open bags, we are selling them as is This will be a cash/check sale only, no...

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