Sheep on your couch and turkeys on your table? Oh, yes! With these two great classes and two great instructors you could be well on your way to having a veritable barnyard in your own home. Read the rest of this entry »
Hoping to make it a handmade holiday this year? Let Halcyon Yarn help. Join us the week of November 11th when we’ll offer 4 different classes designed to create 4 gifts just in time for the holidays. It’s our “Make It and Take It” week. Read the rest of this entry »
Who knew you could knit a square so many different ways! Internationally recognized fiber artist, Katharine Cobey has been pushing the boundaries within the knitting world for years. November 2nd is your chance to learn from one on the most innovative minds in the knitting world today. With her guidance your knitting will take on a whole new slant, literally. Read the rest of this entry »
|Everyone saves during Halcyon Yarn’s Annual Open House. Each year on the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend we open our doors and welcome our customers to a special celebration here in Bath, ME. It’s a day filled with discounts, demonstrations and all around fun. For the second year in a row we’re offering special savings for our on-line customers too. Find out all the details of this special day.|
Join the celebration October 4-13, 2013 as American Craft Week enjoys its 4th birthday. Those who make, sell and collect handmade objects know the quality and value of American crafts. For one week, with the help of artisans and organizations around the country, we encourage you to help spread the message and promote this important industry. Events will vary depending upon location. To see what’s happening in your state check out the PARTICIPANTS AND EVENTS page on the American Craft Week website. Remember, the more voices, the louder the message.
For those in Maine…
Maine’s heritage is rich in craftsmanship. Read the rest of this entry »
Click for Babies is a national campaign to gain awareness about the Period of PURPLE Crying, a normal but frustrating period of increased crying all infants experience in the first few weeks and months of birth. The word “PURPLE” is an acronym to help parents and caregivers recognize and remember the characteristics of normal infant crying. This is an evidence-based program to help parents and caregivers understand this normal increased crying in healthy infants and prevent abuse; namely, shaken baby syndrome.
Hospitals partnering with this organization are collecting newborn knit and crochet caps to be given to baby boys and girls. Read the rest of this entry »
Each year on the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend we open our doors and welcome our customers to a special celebration here in Bath, ME. This year our Open House will be on Saturday October 12th, 2013 from 9am-4pm. It’s a day filled with discounts (10%-25%), demonstrations and all around fun! If you’re in the area come join us!
For those who can’t be with us, we’ll offer special online savings that day! Stay tuned for further details.
Check out Red, Yellow and Blue, the commissioned artwork of artist Orly Genger. It’s the current installation in New York City’s Madison Square Garden Park. Imagine 1.4 million feet of nautical rope transformed through hand-knotting into a massive interactive sculpture. WOW!
Want to see it in person? You’ll have to hurry if you want to see it in New York. It’s only on view until September 8th, 2013. Luckily, the installation will travel to the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum outside of Boston, Massachusetts in October 2013.