April 14th, 2012

Ready, Set, Knit #261: Kathy talks to Marji LaFreniere of Marji’s Yarncrafts

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Guest: Marji LaFreniere of Marji’s Yarncrafts in Granby, CT chats with Kathy about her shop and the 2nd Annual I-91 Shop Hop. The Shop Hop is June 29-July 1. Marji has been in business for 24 years this June! Marji offers classes and “Knit, Chat, and Get Help” classes where knitters can bring their projects in and get help and chat. A lot of Marji’s stock is beautiful hand dyes, as well as classic yarns. There are some novelties available as well. Her favorite yarn is Koigu.

When you visit during the Shop Hop,  you’ll find special guests, samples, and more. Make sure you pick up your passport to get it stamped to you can enter the grand prize giveaway. The grand prize is a massive basket full of goodies, a $50 from each shop, and an afghan that features a square designed by each shop. Each shop will be giving away their pattern with the purchase of the yarn, so you can collect them all and create your own afghan.

This Is Retail video contest update: We want to thank everyone who helped us and put up with our requests for votes, but unfortunately we didn’t win. Our contest had the greatest number of votes. We are so thankful for all of your votes an really appreciate it.

Steve’s Yarn Picks

Grignasco Springfield Vintage

BeSweet Bamboo

Classic Elite Lush Closeout

Cascade Pastaza Closeout

Berroco Pure Pima Closeout

 

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Mary has worked at WEBS since 2005. She has been knitting since 2000 and also knows how to crochet, spin, and use a rigid heddle loom.
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  • Dfoltztfha

    I’d love to see an on-line version of a yarn store shop hop. Would be a boon for those of us knitters in the middle-of-nowhere who shop on-line.

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