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Local Yarn Shop Tour lines up five days of fiber fun

May 2nd, 2019 | Category: Crafts

by Grow Northwest

Local yarn lovers rejoice! The annual Puget Sound Local Yarn Shop Tour returns May 15-19, and includes 24 member shops across western Washington who worked together to plan five days of fiber fun to help customers learn, grow, and become successful crafting with yarn.

Explore the countless colors and blends at local yarn stores during the annual tour. PHOTO BY PUGET SOUND LYS TOUR

Explore the countless colors and blends at local yarn stores during the annual tour. PHOTO BY PUGET SOUND LYS TOUR

Shops participating locally are Northwest Yarns (Bellingham), Apple Yarns (Bellingham), Wear on Earth (Lynden), WildFibers (Mount Vernon),  Fidalgo Artisan Yarn Company (Anacortes), Stilly River Yarns (Stanwood), Perfectly Knotty Yarns & Antiques (Arlington), Country Yarns (Snohomish), Knitty Purls (Langley), and Great Yarns (Everett).

Each shop will offer visitors a completely new, free crochet pattern and a completely new, free knitting pattern. Enjoy discounts, passports, merch, and trunk shows, too. The trunk show schedule, for example, at Northwest Yarns in Bellingham includes: Bluestocking Bags, May 15-19: Gorgeous and local handmade project bags in a variety of elegant, silly, or geeky prints; PolyStitchery, May 16: Fun and colorful polymer clay stitch markers to brighten up your next project; Pacific NW Wool, May 17: A rainbow of beautiful roving and batts from a local mill; and Huckleberry Knits, May 18-19: Local, hand-dyed yarns in vibrant colorways, including long gradients and luxury blends.

Enjoy the yarns of all kinds and colors, patterns, specials and sales. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. See https://lystour.com for more information.

 

Donations sought for 9th Annual Fabric Sale

Snohomish County Clothing Textile Advisors are preparing for their 9th Annual Fabric Sale to be held June 15 at the Valley View Bible Church, 9717 31st Ave SE, Everett.

They are currently collecting donations of fabric, notions, needlework, yarn, related supplies and equipment. Proceeds will go to local scholarships, grants and sewing classes. Call Arlene, 425-743-0118 for additional details.  The 2019 sale will provide limited early shopping admission. Contact fabricsale@yahoo.com

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