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Build your Knitting Skills while Creating a Afghan with Build A Block

Starting in the month of September, over the next year, we’re embarking on a fun, knitting journey.  Meeting four different times a month, the Build a Block class will enrich your knitting skills as you learn new techniques.

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Each month we will be knitting one block from the Build a Block book by Michelle Knit Purl Hunter. At the end of the year, you will have enough blocks to create this amazing afghan.

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You only need to attend once a month, but please feel free to come more often!

MONTHLY SCHEDULE:
First Saturday 10am-12pm
Second Wednesday Morning 10am-12pm
Third Friday Afternoon 4pm-6pm
Fourth Tuesday Night 6pm-8pm

Please check our monthly calendar for times and be sure to sign up for our Newsletter to get monthly updates and schedules.

Below is the explanation from Michelle’s website:

“Every pattern in the “Building Blocks” book focuses on the development of a skill while knitting a lovely square. Each square, or block, builds upon the skills learned in the previous patterns, giving knitters more confidence, knowledge and skill. At the completion of the series, the reward is an abundance of knitting know-how along with 12 gorgeous blocks to assemble into a sampler afghan.”

Sign up in the shop to pay for book and supplies and join us as we learn new skills and have fun building blocks.  Questions?  Please contact us with the subject Build a Block Class.  Thank you!

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Are you ready for some Football??? Join Team Twisted in the Scoreboard KAL

Football season is almost here!  For me, this is a big YIPEEEE!  For others, this time of year is painfully boring.  We have teamed up with Skacel and Michelle “Knit Purl” Hunter to help put more fun into football.

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Join us as we knit-a-long with our favorite teams and document every point scored in this football season by knitting one row in the round to represent each point.  You pick your teams two colors, the main color represents your teams points, and the secondary color represents the opponents points.  When the game is over, knit a round of a third complimentary color and then start again next weekend.  You simply knit in the round for each point scored and end up with a really fun cowl representing the whole season.  FUN!!!

Here’s the description from ScoreboardKAL.com

“Slated to kick off with the beginning of the football season, the 2015 Scoreboard KAL will allow fans to capture their favorite team’s season in the form of a hand-knit SCOREBOARD cowl!”

Check out their website and stop by The Twisted Purl to get your supplies. Yarn is scheduled for delivery September 1, 2015.

We will link to the free pattern as soon as it’s available!

TEAM TWISTED will be knitting when each point is scored during all the Arkansas Razorbacks, UCA Bears, Hendrix Warriors, Dallas Cowboys, and or the Conway Wampus Cats Varsity.  You don’t have to do all the teams, just pick your favorite or a loved ones favorite (just think of what a cool gift this would make for the football fanatic in your life)  If you miss a game and need your team’s knitting stats, we’ll even have an option to sign up for weekly stat updates.

Get your needles ready and let’s kick of the 2015 football season in crafty style!

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Back to School

It’s that time of year again. The boys are back in school! Although I had a great summer hanging out with them, it’s nice to have a routine to get back.

Felted Soaps by The Twisted Purl
With all the extra help this summer I can officially say we are all caught up on Felted Soap orders. This is the first time in over three years!!!  I’m stockpiling like crazy in preparation for the fall rush.  To my fantastic retail stores thank you a hundred times over for your patience while waiting for orders. I’d love to get to a place where I can just ship your order right out to you and we are finally moving in the right direction.


New yarn is still coming in daily! Above is Rustic Merino Sport from the Queensland Collection. Check it out in our online shop.

Below is a work in progress from one of our customers. She is making a scarf out of Uluru. I’d love to see what you are working on. Stop in and share!


In addition to yarn we also have these super cute key fobs! You know you want one for your project bag or keyring.

The last few weeks of summer have been interesting and fun and BUSY. As things wind down and those wonderful routines settle in you’ll start to notice the whispering’s of fall. Cooler weather means crafting y’all!!!
This guy was on my bumper the other day reminding me I need to hop to a few things.

Classes!!! Yes lots of classes must be scheduled. First though, if you have an idea for a class and have the desire to teach please let me know!