Sunday, October 7, 2012

New Website, New Blog.

Our blog has moved! It is now embedded at the new website. Check out The Yarn Underground in our new location: 409 South Washington Street (across fifth from the Moscow Food Co-op) and read all about our exploits at the new blog. See you there!

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

May Schedule & New Products

Peek-a-Boots! Available in Women's 7, 8 and 9 - $59.98 ($5 off if you purchase 100g skein of sock yarn!)
Did you know that we have punch-cards now?
Be sure to pick one up at the front counter!

 (one punch per purchase, must be minimum $5 purchase to earn a punch)

Beginning Crochet in One Day! $20, May 6th
May is such a busy month with the Ren Fair (May 5 & 6 @ East City Park), UI and WSU college graduations, Mother's Day, Memorial Day and all that great weather... We've decided to simplify the schedule and offer a variety of one-day classes so you can fit us into your jam-packed calendars. :)

Ongoing Schedule
Wed 4-6pm & Sun 1-5pm Open Knitting - FREE Come knit (or crochet) in a relaxed atmosphere
Drop Spindle in One Day! $25, May 6th
Thursdays 4-6pm Open Spinning - FREE Drop a spindle or drag your wheel down here!

May Class Schedule
Sunday the 6th 12-2 Beginning Crochet $20 Learn basic stitches, increasing and decreasing

Sunday the 6th 2-4 Needle Felting Workshop $20, including materials! Make a wooly little sheep

Sunday the 6th 4-5 Drop Spindle Spinning $25, including materials! The ancient art of spinning yarn
Saturday the 19th 11-1 Beginning Knitting $20 - Cast on, bind off, knit and purl!

Saturday the 19th 1-2 Seaming and Finishing $10 - Kitchener, Mattress Stitch and Shoulder Seams

By Appointment Wheel Spinning - One-on-one lessons are $30/hour (includes use of our wheel & fiber

We now have colorgrids at the store! $7.98

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Easter Sale!

We will be CLOSED on Easter Sunday (April 8th) but we will holding a sale on Saturday the 7th. The first five customers who spend at least $35 will receive a special gift bag with spring-inspired cotton yarn and some yummy chocolate!

April Classes begin this weekend!
Beginning Knitting- Saturdays @ 11am $30 
Basic Hat (must be familiar with knit, purl, cast-on and bind-off)- Saturdays @ noon $30 
Beginning Crochet - Saturdays @ 2 $30 
Toe-Up Socks (must be able to increase, decrease, and knit in the round)- Saturdays @ 3 $30 
Top-Down Raglan Sweater (must be familiar with knit, purl, cast-on and bind-off)- Saturdays @4 $30 
Anatomy of a Stitch- this Saturday (the 7th) 1pm $10 
Magic Loop - FREE with purchase of any circular needle longer at least 40” long. Saturday the 28th 1pm

Also, check out our booth at Hempfest on Saturday the 21st. East City Park, 9am-6pm. Enjoy the music, food, activism and, of course, our awesome hemp yarn!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

February Classes and Events!

February… the month of Looooooove…. :)
We LOVE Yarn (and our customers, too!)

Wed the 15th, Thur the 16th, and Fri the 17th (which is also Buy Local Moscow’s “Love Your Locals” week )
Select a Valentine at the time of your purchase to discover a bonus gift for you! 
If you bring your yarn-ball stamped item in that same week, you’ll get an extra treat…
Ongoing Schedule 
Wednesdays, 4-6 Open Knitting - FREE Come knit (or crochet) in a relaxed atmosphere 
Thursdays, 4-6 Open Spinning - FREE - Bring your wheel or spindle and hang out at the shop 
Sundays, 1-5 Open Knitting - FREE - Come knit (or crochet) in a relaxed atmosphere

February Class Schedule 
Saturdays the 4,11,&18 - 11 - 12 Beginning Knitting $30- learn three different stitch patterns 
Saturdays the 4,11,&18 - 12 - 1 Lace Scarf (intermediate) $30- make an airy scarf with three lace patterns 
Saturdays the 4 & 18 - 4 - 5 Felted Slippers $30 (meets every 2 weeks) Try this popular felted design! 
Sat 11, 25 (& 2 March classes) 4 - 5 Sweater with Set-in Sleeves, $30 (meets every 2 weeks) 
Saturday the 4th, 1-2 Anatomy of a Stitch $10- Learn to identify and fix mistakes 
Saturday the 11th - 1-2 Seaming & Finishing $10 - mattress stitch, kitchener stitch & weaving in ends 
Saturday the 18th - 1-2 Magic Loop- FREE with purchase of any 40” needle - knit in the round with one long circular needle - never use DPNs again!

Friday, January 6, 2012

New Hours of Operation!

Effective next week (beginning on Wednesday January 11th), our new hours will be:]

Wednesday-Saturday, 10am - 6pm
Sundays, noon - 5pm

That's right! We're opening an hour earlier! See you bright and early next week!

Sunday, December 4, 2011

What's on YOUR wishlist?

From now until December 17th, you can come by the store (or email us!) to fill out a wishlist. The lists can either be left at the shop or given to a certain someone who might buy you a present. If those "certain someones" come by the shop on the 17th or 18th to purchase something from your list, they will receive a 15% discount on their purchase.

Other December sales:
On the weekend of the 10th/11th, all Christmas colored yarn - Red, Green or White - will be 20% off (excluding consignment yarns).

We will be open 11am - 3pm on Christmas Eve for last-minute gift purchases. Buy a $25 gift certificate for only $20, and all non-gift certificate purchases will come with a free, locally made reusable fabric gift tag.