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With the holiday season in full swing and Christmas just days away, we’d like to take a moment to express our deep gratitude and give thanks for your continued support. Thank you for making Halcyon Yarn part of your fiber life. Enjoy the holidays with your family and friends and be sure to relish the wonders and simple pleasures of the season. Happy Holidays!

 

The clock is ticking. If you’re still in need of gifts for the special people in your life, let Halcyon Yarn help. Our “Grab and Go” gift ideas will make all your worries melt away. We’ve highlighted a selection of splendid gifts, both big and small, for fiber lovers of all kinds.

So get your finger clicking and place your *order today. We’ll take care of the rest and you can go relax and enjoy the rest of the holiday season.

And don’t forget: Now through December 31st 2014, for every $50 you spend, you’ll earn a $5 Halcyon Dollars Coupon to be used in April of 2015!  (We’ll send the Halcyon Dollar Coupons to the purchaser, unless you request otherwise). 

*Remember… Wednesday December 17 is the last day for UPS Ground to make it to the West Coast by December 24. After that you will need expedited shipping. But don’t wait if you can help it. ***The truth is, during the Holiday Shipping Season (Dec. 11-24), our shipping carriers will not guarantee delivery dates, expedited or otherwise.***

  • Friday December 19 is the last day to order expedited service with 3 Day Select and have it arrive December 24. (3 Day Select is not considered an air parcel and is NOT a guaranteed delivery at anytime of year.)
  • Monday December 22 is the last day to order expedited service with Second Day Air and have it arrive December 24.
  • Tuesday December 23 is the last day to order expedited service with Next Day Air and have it arrive December 24.
  • Wednesday December 24 is the last delivery day.

 


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Light up the holidays with the eye catching colors in the * Marblz Holiday Interchangeable Knitting Needle Set by Knitter's Pride . It’s sure to WOW any knitter on your gift list. This special limited edition set is just here for the holidays. It’s been so popular you’ll have to act fast to insure you’re one of the lucky ones to own a set. We have just 3 sets left in stock! So give us a call, 1-800-341-0282 so we can make sure a set will be reserved for you.

   

Who knew knitting needles could be so fun. Knitter’s Pride Marblz 4.5″  colorful acrylic tips are hand mixed creating unique patterning for each needle. They’re lightweight, smooth and have just the right flexibility, yet they’re exceptionally strong & durable. Warm to the touch and gentle in the hand, the needles have sharp points for ease of knitting with smooth joins that don’t snag. Includes set of 9 needles US sizes 4-11 , 1 cord 24″ & 40″, 2 cords 32″,  8 end caps, 4 cord keys, 1 set of cord connectors, a needle gauge and a pen made from the special Symfonie wood and packed in a stylish black box with clear see through lid.

  

If you’re a bit more on the conservative side the  Dreamz Interchangeable Deluxe Knitting Needle Set by Knitter's Pride or the Nova Platina Interchangeable Deluxe Knitting Needle Set by Knitter's Pride are great options. Check out all our needle sets.

*Back orders are not possible on this limited edition kit.


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Imagine your holiday shopping being as easy as hitting print on your computer. It can be with an electronic gift certificate from Halcyon Yarn. If you’ve waited until the last minute, this might be the perfect gift. Just think, a gift loved by all and it arrives in a flash via your printer. Great for the last minute gift giver – great for the recipient!

 

*Requests for electronic Gift Certificates must be made by 12 pm EST, December 24th, 2014.  The electronic Gift Certificate will be sent in the form of a pdf to either your computer or the recipient’s, so please include e-mail addresses.

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T’was the week before Christmas and all through the house people perched at computers hovered over their mouse.

“I found it! The perfect gift, what a find! Oh no, it’s not available, out of stock online!”

No worries! We’ve got elves who are on it, here to help.

If your desired gift is sold out or delayed we’ll send you an Elf Card*. It will be okay.

An Elf Card is a picture of the gift with a note:  “You’ll be receiving this great gift soon!”  it informs.

Surely the recipient’s heart will be warmed with the thought of the gift soon to be at their door.

So go ahead, click it and let our elves deliver the message that your gift will make you a most appreciated giver.

*Please note, an Elf Card  must be requested and be made by 12 pm EST, December 24th, 2014. When ordering, let us know in the comment line at check out or mention it when speaking with us on the phone. If you would like an electronic version of The Elf Card, we will be sent in the form of a pdf to either your email or the recipient’s, so please include the appropriate e-mail addresses. Alternately, request that a printed version be mailed to you or the recipient!

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With Christmas right around the corner our holiday elves would like to send you a reminder about our shipping and delivery deadlines.

Wednesday December 17 is the last day for UPS Ground to make it to the West Coast by December 24. After that you will need expedited shipping. But don’t wait if you can help it. ***The truth is, during the Holiday Shipping Season (Dec. 11-24), our shipping carriers will not guarantee delivery dates, expedited or otherwise.***

  • Friday December 19 is the last day to order expedited service with 3 Day Select and have it arrive December 24. (3 Day Select is not considered an air parcel and is NOT a guaranteed delivery at anytime of year.)
  • Monday December 22 is the last day to order expedited service with Second Day Air and have it arrive December 24.
  • Tuesday December 23 is the last day to order expedited service with Next Day Air and have it arrive December 24.
  • Wednesday December 24 is the last delivery day.

For those last minute gift orders you’re hoping to arrive by Christmas, we encourage you to call us at 1-800-341-0282 to place your order. When you speak with us directly we can verify stock and confirm details with you. We’re fully staffed Monday thru Friday 8 am thru 6 pm EST, and you can leave a message on Saturday and Sunday and we’ll get back to you on Monday.

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Whether you’re stopping by our store in Bath, ME, calling us on the phone, 1-800-341-0282, or shopping with us on-line, www.halcyonyarn.com, THANK YOU for you’re continued support. During the holiday season please make note of our special hours. All times are EST.

  • Friday, December 19 the store will open an hour later at 10am-6pm, phones 10am-6pm.
  • Tuesday December 23 the store will be open from 9am to 6pm, phones 8am-6pm.
  • Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve the store will be open from 9am to 2:30pm, phones 8am-2:30pm.
  • Christmas Day and New Year’s Day we will be closed to celebrate with our families and hope you’ll be doing the same.
  • The Saturdays following the holidays, December 27 and January 3 the store will be open from 9am to 4pm.
  • We will be open for business in store on Sunday December 21 and 28 from 12pm to 3:30pm. As of January 2015, we will be temporarily suspending Sunday hours until April.

You can leave a message on Saturday and Sunday and we’ll get back to you on Monday.

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Our Cozy Kiddos hat and mitten collection is in full swing here at Halcyon Yarn!  We’ve been fortunate to receive some lovely cozy items but we’re always looking for more.

Make sure to come by the shop this Saturday December 13th, we’ll have free patterns and refreshments if you’d like to stay and knit for this great cause. Bring your stash yarn and needles and whip up a little something warm!  Event hours are 10am – 2pm.

Can’t make it in – we’ll gladly accept items through the mail as well as in the shop during regular hours at the address below. Please join Halcyon Yarn’s effort to knit and collect hats and mittens to be distributed to local schools and facilities this winter. Chilly kids come in all sizes from toddlers to teens, let’s work together together to keep them warm!

Halcyon Yarn
12 School St
Bath ME 04530

Mon – Fri 9am – 6pm
Sat 9am – 4pm
Sun 12pm – 3:30pm

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