Spinning

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by: Gretchen

SPA Knit & Spin 2020

 
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This weekend is the annual SPA Knit & Spin gathering in Freeport, Maine!

Visit us at Halcyon Yarn while you’re in the neighborhood

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For your safety and in accordance with current public health guidance all classes and groups are currently suspended. We’re reaching out to anyone who’s registered for a class, however if you were registered and did not receive our email please contact us to confirm your cancellation, refund or credit. We hope to see you again here at Halcyon Yarn when we can welcome you safely! (05/25/20)

Ready to learn a new fiber art, improve your skills, or just spend a day or two doing something you love? Register now for fiber art classes at Halcyon Yarn. Our spring and summer classes are already starting to fill up so check them out and sign up soon!

Is there a skill you want to learn but don’t see here? Know of a great instructor you’d love to learn from here? Please let us know here: Contact Halcyon Yarn

We’re adding more classes all the time – stay tuned! Here’s what’s coming up…

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by: Gretchen

Giving Thanks!

 
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Thank you for being a part of the wonderfully creative and caring Halcyon Yarn fiber community! This fall you have inspired us by donating numerous batches of handmade goods for us to distribute at local shelters. You’ve also inspired us with your creativity as you learn, make, and give beautiful one-of-a-kind items. We hope you’re enjoying the start of the season and are looking forward to making and giving something handmade for the holidays this year. As always, we are incredibly thankful to have such wonderful customers, and we’re always glad to help with your creative pursuits. Thank you for trusting us with your time, your creativity, and your continued business. We wish you all the best this Thanksgiving!

Halcyon Yarn’s retail shop is closed for Thanksgiving this Thursday and Friday so that we can all enjoy time with our friends and families.

We hope you have a peaceful holiday and enjoy the opportunity to give thanks for all that brings love and beauty to your life. You can always shop online 24/7 at halcyonyarn.com and we look forward to seeing you shopping local in Downtown Bath (or in your closest downtown) on Small Business Saturday!

Knitting Kits by Blue Sky

We love the luxurious and all-natural yarns of Blue Sky Fibers. But how to choose…? Scoop up these simple to make kits and you’ll have a great gift on its own, or something that stitches up quickly so you can you give (or wear!) a great assortment of stylish handmade accessories this winter. The patterns are very approachable and the designs are timeless, plus they come in gift-worthy little packages and resuable bags.

 

 

 

Please note some of these kits are exclusively online right now, but will be available in the Maine retail store soon!

Flight of Stitches

The new Flight of Stitch Markers by Cocoknits is flying right off the shelf! At only $24 these whimsical stitch marker collections are the perfect gift for any knitter or crocheter. As adorable as they are practical!
Each delicious style includes 24 markers – 4 each of 6 colors.

 

Brass Hook & Sett Tool

A necessity in ever weaver’s bench… Our favorite brass threading and sleying hook, on its own or with the handy wooden sett tool. (You may want to get more than one!)

 

Marvelous Magazines

Magazines make a perfect stocking-stuffer, and a great retreat from the hustle and bustle. Pick up a few of these coffee-table worthy editions and keep the inspiration flowing all winter…

 

 

 

 

 

Knitty Gritty Project Bags

Knitty Gritty Project Bags are thoughtfully handcrafted in the USA by Magner. Made with the adventurous knitter (or weaver) in mind, they will last a lifetime. The sturdy waxed canvas has a unique feel and look that will age and patina similar to leather. The wax provides a bit of weather resistance as well.

 

Gift Certificates

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*Free shipping code Thanks19 automatically applies to online orders from now until Monday, December 2nd, midnight (EST). Free shipping offer applies only for standard ground shipping to the contiguous 48 United States and excludes drop shipped, special order, and special handling items.

Related items of interest: • Knitting KitsMulti-Craft EquipmentWeaving EquipmentMulti-Craft MagazinesKnitting MagazinesSpinning Magazines

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by: Gretchen

Open House 2019

 

Thanks to all who joined us on Saturday, October 12th, for another great Open House… See you again next time!

Join us in the shop or online – we’re so happy to celebrate with you again this year! Check out the great deals and details…

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Put a little sparkle in your next homespun project with the Starlight Shawlette Spin and Knit Kit - Midnight. This kit comes with a quarter pound of Merino Top Wool Fiber and 250 yards of Astra-Glow Metallic Yarn for your spinning pleasure. Also included are helpful instructions on how to spin your own semi-corespun yarn using Astra-Glow as the twinkling central core, and an easy knitted triangular shawl pattern that will work for ANY yarn you come up with.

 

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Deals on Wheels!

 

Imagine sitting down at your new spinning wheel on a cold evening, a basket of cozy fleece beside you just waiting to be transformed… Suddenly, winter sounds delightful!

We’d like to help make that dream come true! Two new wheels are waiting for you, plus a special fiber treat (worth $75) when you buy the featured wheels – or any new spinning wheel.

All spinning wheels ship free to the contiguous USA!

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Upcoming classes are filling up fast – register now and ring in the new year with new skills. Plus – stop by for all your handmade holiday shopping & Gift Certificates. See you soon!

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Spin Off Magazine – Fall 2018

 

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The [Sorry, item discontinued or temporarily out of stock] issue is all about knowing your equipment.  In the market for a new wheel? This issue features a detailed chart for comparing a wide variety of wheels, e-spinners and charkhas, listed by brand. If antique equipment is more your style, you might be interested in the photo tutorial showing how to use a distaff. With projects to spin, knit and weave and articles to inspire, this issue certainly has me ready for Fall spinning. See more of what’s inside below:

 

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