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We're joining Downtown Rockland's Early Bird Sale! Feel free to come in your pajamas. Progressive discount on selected yarn starts at 50% off from 8–9am and ends at 10% off from 12–1pm.
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Ella Rae Rustic Lace
 


Meet Ella Rae Rustic Lace, a tweedy rustic looking heavy lace-weight in a blend of wool and raw silk.  (Bonus: it's certified organic.) It knits to lace or fingering weight gauge depending on your needle choice. It's perfect for pretty much everything from scarves to sweaters to mitts! This yarn is so new that Ravelry is featuring just a handful of new patterns designed in it. P.S. Rustic Lace is featured in this week's 12 Weeks of Christmas project too! --> Get Rustic Lace in our online shop.
Pattern Ideas from Ravelry
in Rustic Lace

  

Minny Scarf, Rustic Lace Mitts

  

Koko Top, All the Stripes Scarf
The Mitten Tree



It's begun! Come see the mitten tree at the shop through November and pin a pair to the tree. If you buy Berroco Vintage or Galway Worsted in yellow or gold, then donate a skein's worth mittens, we'll give you a brand new skein for free! Mittens are donated to AIO Food Pantry for distribution through the holiday season. Thanks so much to Wanda for getting us started with a plethora of beautiful mittens donated throughout the year! --> Read about the mitten tree.
Knitting Nuances, A Knitting Blog



After you've learned the knitting basics, the rest is all about nuance. If you're at that stage, Knitting Nuances is one of the best blogs out there for learning knitting skills! I was reminded of it the other day when I came across this post about the hatch stitch edge, a seriously fantastic alternative to garter stitch for solving the perennial knitting problem – how to prevent your edges from rolling. 
--> Visit the blog. --> Learn the hatch stitch edge
From the Blog: It Happened!



Some of you Lovelies have been following my adventure very closely at the store, but for those of you who don’t know yet — My fiancé and I finally finally FINALLY were able to close on a house this past week! Ourvery first house, in fact...
 
From the Vaults: Knitting and Felting Misadventures




The Baa-Ble Hat has been on my mind for nearly a year and a half now – ever since it was released for free as the official Shetland Wool Week pattern of 2015. It’s been on the collective mind of the knitting world too, and in my estimation has achieved the status of an all-time knitting favorite. What knitter could resist those darling little sheep dancing around her head? Oh my. Frankly, I can’t explain why I’ve waited so very long to dive in and knit one.


Read More: Lauren knits an XXXXXL hat and learns to felt by hand. January 2017.
• Sat. November 11, 2017 2–4pm
Tapestry Weaving


Tues. November 14, 2017 6–8pm
Beginner Knitting: Your First Hat or Cowl


 Sat. November 18 2–4pm
Crochet Granny Squares

 Mondays 6:30-8:30pm 
 Wednesdays 10am-12pm
 Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm
   Stitch 'N' Spin


 Any Day!
15-Minute Mini Lesson for $15
For a complete list of upcoming events: 
Visit our Events Page at overtherainbowyarn.com
This Weekend's 12 Weeks Knit-Along

Yarn School

What does it mean to knit through the back loop? Well, ordinarily stitches are mounted on the needle with the right leg forward. If so, you twist a stitch by knitting through the back leg of the stitch, rather than the front. If your stitch is mounted with its right leg back, then you will twist the stitch by knitting through the front leg.


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