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Lauren's Library Blanket - 2

Lauren's Library Blanket

Lauren's Library Blanket - 2

Finally! Another post about Lauren's Library Blanket! I was delayed in writing as I waited for yarn to arrive but here we go. When last I wrote, I explained that even though the blanket is made out of 10 different colourways there are only four colour groups. For the Main Colour, I choose two shades of blue - Denim and Blueberry (top right). For the Contrast Colour. I decided to go with teals - Spruce, Cerulean, Como Blue and Last Call (bottom left). For my Neutrals, I choose Limestone and Snow (bottom right). And for my Pops of Colour, I...

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May @ Sweet Yarns

May @ Sweet Yarns

The days are getting longer and brighter. Next thing you know Summer will be here and it will be camping season. Gardening too. What are your favourite things about the warmer weather? I'm having so much fun working on projects to wear as soon as it's a little hotter outside. And the tulips in my front garden will soon be blooming.As for the store, here is all the latest news for Sweet Yarns for the month of May. Please read through all the notes below.   SHOPPINGThe Stay-Home order continues for most of the month (finger crossed it won't get...

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We've got roving!

We've got roving!

Have you played with roving before? It's great for so many different projects - needle felting, wet felting, spinning, weaving, knitting. I've tried needle felting and found it totally fun (and addictive). My daughter attempted some spinning as part of a school project. One of my customers is addicted to knitting thrummed mittens.There's just so many fun things to do with roving. Now is the time for you to try something new. We're stocked up in a variety of lighter colours of roving. They would be perfect of needle felt some flowers or baby animals. Maybe you'd like to try...

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LYS Day - Saturday, April 17th

LYS Day - Saturday, April 17th

LYS Day is this coming Saturday. Normally we'd throw a big party but with the pandemic and the stay-home order in effect we can't celebrate the way we'd like to.What is LYS Day? Local Yarn Shop Day (or LYS Day) is a national event to celebrate and support all the small yarn shops, like our very own Sweet Yarns, in communities across Canada and the United States. This year, I decided to treat you all this week. All orders placed between now and Saturday at 3PM will receive a coupon code for $5 off your next purchase of $25+. The...

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Stay-home Order update for Sweet Yarns

Stay-home Order update for Sweet Yarns

Well, it happened. The province of Ontario is under a Stay-Home Order starting tonight at midnight. 😕 It is supposed to be in effect for the next four weeks. Fingers crossed it doesn't get extended.The new order means we are no longer allowed to have customers in the store. We will be offering curbside pick up during our regular hours (Tuesdays 10 to 3, Thursdays 1 to 6, and Saturdays 10 to 3.). If you need a different time, contact the store to book an appointment. We will continue to do delivery and shipping as well.For payments, I can take cash, credit...

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