Having trouble finding that perfect gift for your favorite knitter?
Well, look no further. Now in stock: great gifts from Lantern Moon! Check out:
classic knitter's stand - constructed of uzu fiber lined with cotton on a lacquered wooden frame,
this knitter's stand is a contemporary version of an old standby that's sure to be a hit with mom.
The frame folds for easy storage. Only $35.99... click on
Also, don't forget Lantern Moon's beautiful
silk needle cases and
hand-sanded hardwood needles available in your choice of
palm, rosewood, ebony or blonde wood. These needles aren't just beautiful to look at, they're also a joy to knit with. We love 'em!
And finally... they're baa-ack!!
Those cute fluffy little sheep measuring tapes have just arrived. These novelty items add an adorable
touch to any gift wrapping, and mom will appreciate their practical side...
THIS JUST IN...
A couple of new yarns in this month...
Iceland - a bulky weight, 100% wool yarn from Crystal Palace. This yarn is a nice substitute for Lamb's Pride Bulky
and works great in any felted or non-felted project. Click on the highlighted text to check out the rainbow of
solid colors and
DISCONTINUED YARNS ON SALE - Rowan, Noro
We have more discontinued yarns! These are yarns discontinued by our suppliers, so
we've received a discount, which we are happy to be able to pass along to
you! Because these yarns are discontinued, there are no returns or exchanges, but
you can't beat the prices!
And don't forget... Jaeger discontinued yarns: Cashair, a super soft lightweight cashmere blended with merino wool,
Chamonix, a merino wool blended with angora with just a hint of polyamide, and
Luxury Tweed, a blend of merino wool and alpaca available in 16 fabulous tweedy colors.
All are available at fabulous discount prices!!
Gedifra's summer-weight yarn, Mauritius.
A cotton tape with thick eyelash strands available in 5 delightful colors.
Normally $12.95, now on sale for $9.75
Modena... we've purchased all that they have left, so get 'em while you can!
We have lots of Knitting 101 classes running now in the Reno store!
Elizabeth Grzymski is teaching Knitting 101, which is designed to take the beginning knitter
through the basics: cast on, knit & purl stitches, bind off, increasing & decreasing,
sweater assembly.... everything you need to know to follow simple sweater pattern!
This class is perfect for the beginner knitter or for those of you that are ready to try your first larger project.
So, if you're tiring of knitting scarf after scarf and looking to try something new,
Knitting 101 is for you!
Daytime and evening classes available:
Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm, April 27-May 18
Thurday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm, April 28-May 19
Thurday mornings, 10:00am-12:00pm, April 28-May 19
Friday mornings, 10:00am-12:00pm, April 29-May 20
Classes are $60 for the four week series, and we ask for a 50%
($30) non-refundable deposit to reserve your space.
Call 775-827-YARN (775-827-9276)for more information or stop by the Reno store to reserve your space today.
As always space is limited!
Can't make this class series? Don't despair, there will be another series of classes
beginning the week of May 25th and we will accept deposits for those classes beginning immediately!
Drop-ins welcome! Need just a little extra help with your project? Looking to brush up on some of the basics?
Elizabeth is happy to accommodate drop-in students during any regularly scheduled class. $20 drop-in fee applies.
Mark your calendars,
Jimmy Beans Wool is planning a Knitters' Retreat!! The retreat will be held October 7-9 at the Granlibakken Conference Center and Resort in Tahoe City, California.
We'll have Trunk Shows from Anny Blatt, Knitting Pure & Simple, and more...
We're still in the early planning stages, but watch this space for details...
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