Friday, June 28, 2013

Yarn Spotlight & Coupon from Knitting in the Red Yarn Shop & Tea Room
We made it through June! Thank you to all who came out and supported us last weekend. It really made a difference. It was just amazing to see such support and kindness.

It was so heartwarming and encouraging to have the support of so many lovely customers, it really gave us inspiration to pull through and make this happen. I hope we can continue to be here and offer amazing yarns, a great atmosphere and inspiration to all of you as well.

Please continue your support in the coming weeks. We can't do it without you!

I hope everyone has a wonderful and safe Independence Day!
  Much love and appreciation,


Summer of Shrugs
As I was looking for inspiration and a fast gift for my mother's birthday, I came across a lot of really nice shrugs. Shrugs are absolutely perfect for this warm weather and all those pretty sun dresses that are in style. Shrugs are great to have in chilly places like movie theaters and summer nights when you need a little warmth but not a hot sweater, Here are some of my favorite free patterns.
Easy Peasy Shrug
by Giddy Davies
"This is a very quick and easy knit, hence being called 'easy peasy' knitted shrug. Well, rather a minimal shrug, more of a shoulder warmer. You can also push one arm tube through the other and wear it as a scarf: two for one."
Shrug This
 by Toni Kayser Weiner
Pattern Description from One-Skein Wonders: 101 Yarn-Shop Favorites: "Shrugs are all the rage, and with this loosely knit version (three stitches per inch) you'll be able to 'shrug' off the time investment! The shrug is worked from the neck down and there's no sewing required."

Something Lacy Shrugby Vera Sanon
This shrug is a really lovely quick knit with lovely results and compliments any summer wardrobe.

The back portion is worked in a simple lace pattern and rectangular shape. Then, ribbing is knit onto the bottom edging and sleeve openings.
This shrug is a great project for a first-time lace knitter.

We offer a lot of different types of Cascade Yarns. You can pick a super light yarn or even go with something a bit chunkier. Cascade has you covered. Come out this week to see the new Summer/Fall yarns that are arriving. Their new colorways are spectacular.
Join our new Book Club! (Yes we are trying it again!) One Saturday each month we will get together to discuss each months book, eat some treats and enjoy our Saturday Knits.

First meeting will be Saturday July 20th 11AM
Book to be announced this week.
Stay tuned!
Sock Workshop 
July 13th 1pm - 4pm 
Learn Top Up or Cuff Down 
Magic Loop/DPNS 
4 Spaces Left 
Please call the shop at 
To Reserve a space 
As a thank you to all my loyal customers, I am treating you all to a 15% off coupon ( entire purchase) Valid June 28th until July 3rd. Bring a friend and receive a special discount!

We will be closed July 4th, but look forward to a special newsletter that Thursday for a Weekend Treat!

Friday, June 21, 2013

Support our shop
Dear valued customers and friends, I first want to thank you for continuing to support our unique shop. It's been such an amazing time in my life to go from a stay at home mom to a yarn shop owner. I've met so many wonderful people that have become close friends. This weekend, Friday & Saturday, I will be offering a special sale. 30% off EVERYTHING. This is a very important time to please come out and support your LYS. We are in danger of losing our shop space. We would love to continue offering our lovely shop for free knit nights, free workshops and free meeting spaces. If you haven't visited us yet, please come out and see what we all are about. We look forward to seeing all of you this weekend.

Jana Anello
Knitting in the Red
5165 Atlanta Hwy
Alpharetta/Cumming, Ga

The Color Wheel
Beautiful hand-dyed yarn in a wide variety of bright colorfast shades. Yardage varies depending on weight of yarn. Comes in lace, sock, dk and worsted.

Mountain Colors
250 yards per skein
85% merino wool, 15% silk
"This shawl has the open lace stitch appearance but with very simple stitch patterns that are easy to pick up quickly.
It can also be easily knitted in different yarns weights, just alter the size of the needle you are using accordingly."

on Ravelry
"This is a very handsome, very useful hat with a lot of special features:
  • you can use it with whatever kind of hair
  • unisex - looks awesome at both women and men
  • keeps your ears extra warm!

Such a fun colorful quick cowl. Perfect for any birthday or celebration! Bright colors really pop with this pattern as well as solids. It's perfect with any size yarn.
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Friday, June 14, 2013

Yarn Spotlight
Summer Knitting
It's hot outside! Come enjoy our comfy knitting area anytime you'd like! Cool AC and free Wi-Fi! We always have treats available Wednesdays and Saturdays! Always free to knit with us!

Knit Night: Wednesday 6-9
Knit Days Friday & Saturday: All day
Evermore Studio Lace

Lovely Lace

Each skein is 875 yards
This is a super weight and so very soft. It is not as fine as some of the lace weights, so if you were fretting about using lace yarn, fret no more. This yarn would make a fantastic shawl.
This yarn is so perfect and summery!

This amazing pattern is only $4.83 on Ravelry. Click HERE for pattern
Schooner Cove is a pretty half-pi shawl, covered in shell motifs. Knitted in laceweight yarn with some beading, it's perfect for summer knitting (and wearing!
Are you a lace maker who wants to try more? Take advantage of our workshops or private lessons.

This shawl is absolutely amazing!

FREE pattern on Ravelry

Dianna is a shawl constructed from the tip up, can be done with any yarn weight and any size needles.

The original pattern has 13 tiers, but it can be done with as little or as many as you want.
You need to know how to do simple lace knitting stitches, like K2tog, P2tog, P3tog etc., and have knowledge of how to knit entrelac.
Support Spinning Workshop
June 22nd 1pm - 4pm
Spin w Fleegle

$40 includes class and material (excluding spindle)

Last chance this summer to take this amazing class
4 more spaces left. Call today to RSVP


Weekend Workshops

June 15th Crochet Flowers
June 22nd Knitted Flowers
June 29th Short-Rows
1pm - 4pm
$30 per workshop

More information on workshops / Classes / Kids Camp

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15% OFF

Off any Evermore Studios Yarn
Lace and Sock included
Offer expires June 17th Monday

Friday, June 7, 2013

Yarn Spotlight

Look at the sparkle in this yarn! This yarn is so pretty, we have featured it before! It is perfect summer yarn.
237 yards (217 meters)
100 grams (3.53 ounces)
22.0 to 24.0 sts = 4 inches
US 4 - 5 or 3.5 - 3.75mm

Pattern Suggestions below
Free pattern on Ravelry

This beautiful scarf/shawl was knit by "Klaske67"

Perfect carry-a-long project.
It defies the linear model and yet is simple and dramatic. It's elegant simplicity is stunning.

101 Projects!
Finally, a One-Skein Wonders book just for crocheters! Edie Eckman and Judith Durant offer 101 great crochet projects -- from jewelry and scarves to bags, hats, dresses, and home dec items -- that each use just one skein of yarn. Whatever your experience level, you'll find something here to delight you!

Free pattern on Ravelry

"This holiday gift bag is a quick knit that will dress up even the simplest of gifts. The bag requires only one 2.5 ounce skein of cotton. You can even do a combination of colors to use up scrap yarn. Or, use more yarn and make the bag taller by adding more repeats of the lace."

Join Us!!!

Saturday June 8th 11am - 4:30pm
Complimentary goodies and lots of door-prizes.
All you need to bring is a project to work on! Enjoy our comfy atmosphere and fun shop!


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