Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Happy Earth Day

The timing of this new arrival couldn't be more perfect for Earth Day. Rachel, a resident of Hoboken & a knitter, has designed this bag under her own label, bloom.

Patricia's Yarns is proud to carry these beautiful and original bags. Bloom bags are made in the USA out of 80% recycled cotton & 20% soda bottles - just in time for Earth Day - come by and check them out!

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

New Notions for Spring

Recently two packages arrived, one from Della Q bringing us some needle cases in new colors for spring as well as a breast cancer awareness case to help raise funds towards awareness and treatment.
Della Q introduced a new line of heavy cotton drawstring project bags which we have in all 3 available patterns! What a great accessory to carry your project around in - check them out below:
We are thrilled to have received buttons from One World Buttons. These are beautiful buttons from found wood which are then hand crafted by artisans into unique & beautiful one of a kind treasures.
The photo gives you an idea as to the beauty these natural buttons possess, sure to enhance any knit or crochet project. Stop in to see these and other new items arriving daily!

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Mother Bear Project

The Mother Bear Project is a charity that melted my heart a few years ago & I hope that it warms yours as well. It is an organization that collects & distributes hand knit bears to children affected by HIV/AIDS in emerging nations. To date over 38,000 bears have been donated towards this loving cause.

To help this effort Patricia's Yarns will be hosting their 2nd Bear Knit In at Grimaldi's Pizza on Monday May 4th from 6-9 PM. If you would like to participate, please sign up at the shop to register & save your seat as space is limited!

Cost: $20
Date: Monday May 4th
Time: 6-9
Location: Grimaldi's Pizza, 133 Clinton St. @ 2nd

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Spring has Sprung

Mother nature keeps tempting us with the sporatic nice weather it feels like spring is right around the corner. Perfect timing as all the spring & summer yarns have arrived! The shelves are full of lovely summer yarns made from organic cotton, linen & silk perfect for a great shrug, shawl or summer cardigan.

The new Rowan Magazine #45 is here and full of gorgeous projects for the seasons ahead.

Rowan has brought out a new yarn for the season, Lenpur Linen which is complete with a pattern book the Lenpur Linen Collection by Sarah Hatton.

This collection is full 13 fantastic patterns for summer including shrugs, cardigans, a tunic dress & more! It is a beautiful book for an attractive yarn with a very vibrant color palette.

The Rowan Classic Collection has brought us a summer Rowan Classic Family featuring a very family friendly cotton yarn Cotton Jeans that is machine washable. The yarn colors are marled & heathered creating a very great look for knits.

Come in and see all the other new yarns in their luscious colors for some inspiration for a new project!