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Whoops, Correction. We will be open tomorrow.

The shop will be OPEN on Palm Sunday tomorrow April, 10th, and be CLOSED for Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022, reopening Monday, April 18th for regular business hours. Sorry for the confusion. Don't forget, ANYTIME the shop is closed, if you're still in the mood to get your fiber on, our online cart is available 24/7. Sincerely, Confused Dru

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Shop Closed Tomorrow

The shop will be closed for Palm Sunday tomorrow April 10th, and reopen for regular hours on Monday, April 11, 2022. Don't worry, if you're still in the mood to shop, our online cart is available 24/7.   Be on the lookout for the new 2023 cruise details out soon. Thanks, Dru

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IMPORTANT: Cruise News

  Due to the events in Ukraine and in the Baltic Sea area, we don't feel comfortable with the itinerary of our next Knitting Cruise. So at this point, we are sad to say, we will be canceling this trip. The cruise itself has not been canceled at the time of this posting, so you will need to call our travel agent and cancel to get your refund started for the Baltic Trip. If you are going to cancel and not take advantage of the new trip, please wait until Tuesday, March 1st, 2022 to do so,...

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What A Great Weekend! Superbowl, Olympics and Valentine’s Day…Just For You

To help introduce our new kit section of the website, we've got a little Valentine just for you. Appearing at 14% off on Valentine's Day only is one of our newest kits: the 250 Hat in three different Valentine's Day Colors: Cream, Cream with Tweed, and Pink Orchid (because Susan said so!). Let's talk about the Fusion 250 yarn for a minute. It's a 250-yard package of five mini skeins using mixed fibers like Alpaca, Bamboo, Wool, and man-made fibers. In a delicious mix of textures: worsted,...

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ARE YOU READY FOR THE SUPERBOWL?

For all you MAKS fans out there, we're running a SUPERBOWL Special. What do you have to do? What coupon code do you use? Guess what...you don't have to do a thing but purchase yarn on Friday, February 11th through Sunday, February 13th. And here's how it works: If you purchase regular-priced yarn this weekend, we'll check the pretax total and include a free grab bag based on your total spent. Spend $100 and get a free $10 Grab Bag (worth $30-$40) Spend $200 and get a free $20 Grab Bag (worth...

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MAKS Housekeeping – Before The Storm

Please, Please, Please! If there are current weather conditions, you can always check the notifications on the blog or call the store to check to see if we are open. With this week's storm headed in we want to make sure everyone is safe. Wednesday, February 2nd - Beginning Knitting Class - Cancelled Thursday, February 3rd - Shop Hours - TBD Call before heading out! Malabrigo KAL Weather permitting we will meet at the shop, on February 5th at 10 a.m. to start off the KAL. The next KAL meeting...

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Malabrigo KAL Competition New Start Date

Have you noticed? The competition calendar reset a bit. Malabrigo decided to push the start of their KAL for February back from February 1st to February 15th to allow for additional time to get yarn out for all those participating knitters. Have you signed up for the competition? We are neck and neck with Around The Table Yarns to have bragging rights of the most entries in the Malabrigo KAL (and pizza). All the details and links for signing up and yarn purchases can be found here:...

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CALLING ALL MAKS KNITTERS

We've been challenged. Starting February 1st, Malabrigo is sponsoring a Knit-A-Long featuring their Arroyo DK superwash merino. And Susan has put together some beautiful color choices for you to knit the KAL 2022 with. The pattern is called "La Mondiola" and is a lovely chevron knit shawl. Here's how it works: You sign up at Malabrigo for the KAL before February 1st. (Countdown on our main page!) Sign Up Here @ Malabrigo Visit the shop or our online store to pick out your Arroyo. You'll need...

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News For Tomorrow and This Week

Happy New Year Knitter Friends, Please Note: There will be no beginning knitting tomorrow, Wednesday, January 5th. But over the next few days, if you would like to join us we are doing: MAKS OUTREACH, Inc Puzzle Nights – 3-day event – $10.00 January 5, 6, and 7, 2022 we will be hosting puzzle nights, the one-time fee covers all three days. January 5th we will be hosting from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. January 6th we will be hosting from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. And January 7th we will host from...

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