May 3rd, 2010

Ready, Set, Knit Episode 174

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Hi Everyone!

On this week’s podcast we had a jam-packed show!  Steve started out announcing just some of the new “May” yarns that are on sale as part of our Anniversary Sale!  He also had some new closeouts to share but we didn’t get to those until the second half of the show!

Sale Yarns for Knitters (just a sampling)

Eco Wool from Cascade
Inca Gold from Berroco
Silky Alpaca Lace from Classic Elite
Boku from Plymouth
Chirimen from Noro
Kid Silk Aura from Rowan

Sale Yarns for Weavers (just a sampling)

8/2 Tencel
10/2 Bamboo
8/2 Cotton/Linen

New Closeouts

Maiko from Noro
Indulgence from KFI
Extrafine Merino Heathers (can’t read Steve’s handwriting on manufacturer)
Marshmallow from KFI (blob on a string!)

This week had two lovely guests.  In the first segment we welcomed Rachel Antony-Levine of the non-profit group Prison Birth Project.  You can get complete information on their efforts at the following two sites:

www.theprisonbirthproject.org
http://knitformothers.blogspot.com

I also had the chance to welcome Melissa Morgan-Oakes back to the podcast.  Not only is a FWO (friend of WEBS) but she also has her second book about to be released.  Toe Up 2-At-A-Time Socks is the follow-up to her wildly popular first book Two-At-A-Time-Socks.

We’ll be celebrating the release of Melissa’s new book this Thursday, May 6th starting at 6pm.  It will be a fun “Melissa in the Round” event with a very casual atmosphere in which she can discuss the second book, guests can ask questions, try the technique, work on their latest project, enjoy some snacks and just have a lovely evening!  There will of course be a book signing and giveaways.  Be sure to email or call Customer Service (800.367.9327 or customerservice@yarn.com) to register or just stop in the store and sign-up.

You can listen to Ready, Set, Knit! via our website or you can download the podcast on iTunes.

Enjoy!

Kathy

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