October 9, 2007

Pagewood Farm Sock Yarn

Posted in Yarn Shop activity tagged , , , at 7:02 am by outdoorknitter

After waiting over 12 weeks…Pagewood Farm Yarn has finally arrived at The Local Needle, and it was well worth the wait!

Here are a few of my favorites:

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From top – Superwash/Nylon (75/25) in Vineyard Blues; Merino Wool/Bamboo/Nylon in Sorbet; 100 % Superwash in Navajo and Mardi Gras.

Each skein is 450 yards and sells for $16.00 skein, you can click here to view them.

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September 3, 2007

Bigger space, More Yarn!

Posted in Yarn Shop activity tagged , , , , , at 2:16 pm by outdoorknitter

No I have not dropped off the face of the earth…We’ve just been busy moving to a new location!

The Local Needle yarn shop located in the lil ‘ol town of Macclenny Florida (just west of Jacksonville) has outgrown it’s previous location, and we are pleased to announce that we are in the process of moving to a bigger and better place.   

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Bigger means More!

We have more Louet Gems (and we are introducing Riverstone) , Mango Moon, Alpaca With A Twist, Lorna’s Laces and Schaefer Yarns – all on their way here. 

We are located just off I-10 between Jacksonville and Lake City on U.S. 90 (Macclenny Ave.). AND…we are fortunate enough to have found a place adjacent to the local coffee shop.

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Mark your calendars for our ribbon cutting and open house on September 15, 2007.  We will have hourly drawings, 15% in-store/storewide sale and more. 

So if you live anywhere in the vacinity, or you are travelling on I-10 in the near future, take a moment to take a drive in the country,  enjoy a small town atmosphere and come pay us visit!

July 27, 2007

Tradition, Tradition, Tradition

Posted in Yarn Shop activity tagged , , , at 4:44 pm by outdoorknitter

That’s what these yarns are all about.  The Local Needle just received in a huge order of Jamieson & Smith which includes –

2-ply Jumper weight Shetland wool….for traditional Fair Isle

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2 ply Lace Yarn and 1 ply Cobweb Yarn for traditional shetland lace

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And some lovely Jaggerspun Zephyr….

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We should have these posted on the storefront (www.localneedle.com) midweek next week.

Also coming next week….Knit and Crochet patterns by Stitch Diva Studios AND Handy Caddy, the clear view organizer!

May 11, 2007

New Colors of Heirloom Breeze and an Update for Seacoast Handpainted

Posted in Yarn Shop activity tagged , , at 6:25 am by outdoorknitter

The Local Needle received several new colors of Heirloom Breeze cotton. 

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This cotton yarn is amazingly soft, just a touch of wool (30%) and a little bit of Lycra gives it a great bit of bounce.  

  • Finished projects will keep their shape
  • Perfect for those shapely tanks or shells
  • Soft enough for baby

On the shorelines….I had a note from Holly at Seacoast Handpainted Yarns that my order of sock yarns is done and drying.  We should receive it near the end of next week.  This yarn moves FAST, so keep an eye on the New Arrivals.

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