Feeling Festive – Friday updates!

While I’m not quite able to wrap my head around the fact that November is almost over (what the hay?! where did this month go??), I can’t deny that downtown Peterborough is looking particularly festive these days as Christmas approaches, so I spruced up the store a bit with some decorations of my own…

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more fabric feathers in white, grey, and gold…


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and some cute wooden snowflakes hung from the window branch…


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cedar boughs in the window, with handmade “pinecones” made with coffee beans! Between these and the tea cozies, I think there seems to be a warm beverage theme going on here… 🙂


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leftover cedar bent circular to form a wreath…


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bows and bells and snowflake lights behind my desk…


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and the lamp-moose got a custom-knit sweater! A sneaky decoration from Chloe (it took me two days to notice!)


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The Winter 2013 class schedule is now available, in store and online! (our holiday hours have also been posted!)


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And the Holiday Shopping Passports have arrived! Get a stamp for every $10 you spend!


I was going to just leave this update at that, but then a whole big bunch of yarn arrived, so I guess I should let you know about that, too!

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These are what I’m most excited about , new yarn from Aslan Trends: “Royal Alpaca”, a worsted-weight 100% alpaca yarn, and “King Baby Llama and Mulberry Silk”, worsted-weight 70% llama 30% silk blend. Both are deliciously soft and super warm, perfect for winter-time hats and mittens and cowls and scarves… 


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new colourways in Noro Kureyon!


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the return of Malabrigo Rios! 100% superwash merino, hand-dyed and soooo squeezable…


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And new colourways in the new chunky favourite, Debbie Bliss Riva, a semi-self-striping merino/acrylic blend…

PLUS new colourways in: Diamond Luxury chunky Alpaca, Malabrigo Gruesa, Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran, Galway Worsted, Galway Highland Heathers, Diamond Luxury Mulberry Merino, and Malabrigo Sock! So much yarn! And less than a month ’til Christmas. Let those needles fly!

  • Sam
    Posted at 13:49h, 30 November Reply

    Oh there’s so many classes and yarns I want! Would you still be capping the dressform class at 6?

    • needlesinthehay
      Posted at 14:06h, 30 November Reply

      Thaaat is a very good question! I’ll ask Glenna and get back to you. 🙂

  • Mickey
    Posted at 18:15h, 30 November Reply

    Lovely decorations, Bridget! Talk to you soon.

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