Thursday, October 30, 2008

Buttons, Buttons, Buttons!

Our great selection of buttons has finally arrived. Come and check out the wide variety of wood, metal, glass, plastic buttons of all sizes and shapes. Perfect for your sweater or bag! Buttons are sold individually.

Alp Premier, Alp Premier Lite and Dazzle are Here

Back by popular request, all three Feza have yarns arrived and are on the shelf. Most of the old colors are back along with some new colorways. This yarn makes a great scarf or shawl on size 17 needles. A quick and beautiful holiday gift!

Addi Skacel Lace Needles on Sale

Remember Addi Lace Needles in 40 and 60 inch lengths are on sale.

Wine Tasting - November 8

Please take a minute and email us at if you are planning to attend our wine tasting event, Saturday, November 8 from 2 - 5 p.m.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Wine Tasting Event Coming Soon!

Knit Happens will be hosting a wine tasting on Saturday, November 8, 2008, from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the store. The wines will be supplied by Eagle Castle Winery from Paso Robles California along with appetizers by Jake Siedentop, Personal Chef and Caterer.

We will also be having a 5% discount on all non-sale yarns in the store. We are expecting a large crowd for this event, so in order for us to have some idea of how much wine and food to order, we are asking you to send us a quick email to let us know if you plan to attend. Our email address is on the right side of the blog.

This event is free of charge and we look forward to seeing you there!

New Yarns

Just arrived in the store is more of the Mango Moon Ragg Silk. This has been incredibly popular. Customers are knitting beautiful drop stitch scarves. Check out the gorgeous colors!

Popular as well has been the Feza line of Alp Premier, Alp Light and Dazzle. These are the lovely skeins you may have noticed hanging on display in front of our cash register. We simply cannot keep this yarn in stock! Customers are loving knitting beautiful shawls and scraves with this unique yarn. More of all three of these yarns have been ordered and we expect it to arrive within a week or so.

We have just received another shipment of Cyprus Mohair. This is a wonderfully soft yarn that knits up into a beautiful variegated scarf and is available in several different colorways. Will make a lovely holiday gift!


There is still room in several of our upcoming classes including:

Beginning Knitting, Saturday Nov 8 and 15, 10:30 - 12:30 ($30)
Beginning Knitting, Mondays Nov 10 and 17, 1:30 - 3:30 ($30)

Socks on 2 Circular Needles, Friday, Nov 14, 21 and 28 - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m ($50)

An additional Intermediate class will be offered beginning Thursday Oct. 30, Nov 6, 13, and 20 6:30- 8-30.
The class being offered on Tuesday Oct. 28 is now full.

CJ and Mary are busy putting together the new schedule for the winter session. If anyone is interested in teaching either knitting or crochet at the store, please call us.

Addi Skacel Lace Needles on Sale!

Our supplier sent us a large number of Addi Lace Needles in US size 000 - 10.75 in 40 and 60 inch lengths. Since these are not our most popular length of needles, we have decided to offer them to you at a saving of 35%. This sale only applies to the two lengths mentioned (40 and 60 inch).

Cottonade at Amazing Savings!

If you want to knit a sweater in a worsted weight cotton, or are a dish cloth fanatic - come and check out our Cottonade yarn. Available in many colors and similar in appearance to Mission Falls 1824 cotton. We are offering this yarn at a substantial saving and charging you only $2.47 a ball!!! This price cannot be beat and it wont last long. Come and check it out.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

The Twisted Sisters Trunk Show

Knit Happens recently hosted a trunk show by Twisted Sisters Knitting of California.

Anna and Terri (the founders of the company) brought in amazing array of yarns and samples. If you are unfamiliar with their handpainted luxury yarns and accompanying patterns, you can get a small taste of what they offer at their website (above).

The night before the show staff were given a "sneak peak" at all the goodies and we were able to try on various garments. This picture shows Terri helping Cathy, one of our staff members, select a garment for the next day.

Terri and Anna were available throughout the show on Saturday to offer customers assistance with patterns and yarn selection.

Anna is shown in this picture wearing one of their fabuous designs.

Knit Happens is the exclusive retailer in Arizona of the Twisted Sister line.
We have a great selection of kits, patterns and the entire yarn collection available in the store now.

Thanks so much to Twisted Sister for making this trunk show a wonderful success!

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Welcome to Knit Happens LLC Blog

Welcome to the new Knit Happens blog.  Our store opened on August 8 and many of you have discovered our beautiful and friendly environment.  We look forward to meeting more of you and continuing to serve those of you who have already found us.  

We currently have Sublime Yarns on sale at a discount of 15% off the regular marked price.  These beautiful soft yarns are dying to be fondled!  Come in and see the wide selection from aran to fingering weights in luscious fiber combinations such as cashmere and silk.

Another favorite yarn we have on sale at 30% off is Feza Opera and Zara.  These wool and acrylic blends are perfect for quick beginner projects such as hats and scarves.  We have solids as well as variegated color ways.

Our regular lines include Debbie Bliss, Noro, Jade Sapphire, Alpaca with a Twist, Twisted Sister, Mission Falls, many Tahki Stacy Charles yarns, Filatura di Crosa, Loop d loop and others.  We have pattern support for all of these brands.  

Beginning and intermediate knitting and various sock classes are still available.  Please call the store for a complete listing.  Many new classes are scheduled to begin in January. 

Our helpful and friendly staff are here to help you with any project anytime.  All of us are looking forward to meeting  you and we invite you to come in and sit and knit!

Enjoy the journey and keep knitting. 

CJ Peloso