Fiber Basket LLC News http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?rssfeed=1 Fri, 16 Apr 2021 07:42:08 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Happy Easter http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10425 We'll be closing early today but you can still shop with us online.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br />It's warming up in North Dakota and to celebrate we've discounted our cotton and cotton blend yarns 30% off through Tuesday, April 6.&nbsp; These include Bon Ton, Setasilk, Pima Rino, Sea Isle Cotton.&nbsp; We can ship or you can pick up in store on Tuesday.<br /><br />Wishing you blessing of the Passover and Easter weekends.&nbsp;&nbsp; February 16, 2021 http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10311 <span style="font-size: 12pt;">I had hoped we'd be back to normal this week but...&nbsp; they are now warning of rolling blackouts throughout North Dakota.&nbsp; We'll post on our Facebook and Instagram pages in case we loose power at the shop&nbsp; Friends have already been blacked out in town.</span><br /><br /><span style="font-size: 12pt;">I don't think March can get here quick enough!&nbsp; It has to be warmer in March.&nbsp; Right?</span><br /><br /><span style="font-size: 12pt;">I am looking for suggestions for spring/Easter make and take ideas.&nbsp; Message us and let us know if you have any ideas.&nbsp; Also we will be scheduling classes for March.&nbsp; Anyone interested in a sock class?<br /><br />We've posted a number of free patterns on our Facebook page.&nbsp; Be sure to check them out.&nbsp; Here's one of them:<br /><br />https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/its-nannys-hat?fbclid=IwAR0hqJVrEsIyWslbUjZdn6F4iGZkkVNtvfFd0YU49nCn7CO0fGZxwr0f70s<br /><br /><br /></span><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Our yarn orders are still hit and miss on some of the yarns we are ordering.&nbsp; If you need something please let us know.&nbsp; We'll confirm if it is available or not for you so we'll know if we can get it and when it could be here.</span><br /><br /><br /> Valentine Sale http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10295 Shopping with us this week?&nbsp; Take 14% off your purchase of yarn with code "Be mine". Cold! February 6, 2021 http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10289 <span style="font-size: 14pt;">The awful wind chill has postponed our crochet class this morning.&nbsp; We will reschedule soon!&nbsp; The shop is open so feel free to stop in if you need help or just want to visit for a bit.<br /><br />We are still planning our Super Bowl Sunday Sale.&nbsp; We'll be open noon to 4 p.m. on 2/7.&nbsp; Bundle up if you are heading out! Wear wool or alpaca or a wool and alpaca (or llama) blend!!<br /><br />Too cold for you?&nbsp; Much of our shop is online and you will get 30% off with code "Super55".&nbsp; We can ship or you can arrange to pick up your order during the week.<br /><br />Have you seen Casapinka's new pattern?&nbsp; I am going to make this one -- probably in fingering weight.&nbsp; May even try it as a fade...&nbsp; Here's the link on Ravelry:&nbsp; https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/powder-wrap<br /><br />Keep knitting and crocheting.&nbsp; Hope to see you soon.<br /><br /><br /></span> February 2, 2021 http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10282 <span style="font-size: 14pt;">Busy week at the shop.&nbsp; Open knit and crochet from 3-6 p.m. today.&nbsp; <br /><br />Hat knitting class (or getting started knitting in the round) Thursday from 6-8 p.m.&nbsp; Yarn and needles are extra for this class.&nbsp; Bring your own pattern or use one of ours.&nbsp; Needles and yarn are extra as they need to fit your pattern.&nbsp; Our beginning hat patterns can be knit in worsted weight or chunky weight yarns.<br /><br />Learn to Crochet this Saturday from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m.&nbsp; This class includes yarn but does not include a hook as we try to get you the right size and grip style.&nbsp; Hook prices start at $3.50.<br /><br />Sunday is our Super Bowl Sunday sale.&nbsp; Most of the store is 30% off.&nbsp; Can't make it in?&nbsp; Shop online with code Super55.&nbsp; And remember you can arrange to pick up your yarns and accessories in the store next week or we can ship them out to you.<br /><br />Spring yarns are on order.&nbsp; Hoping they start arriving once the East Coast digs themselves out!<br /><br />Hope to you see at the shop soon.<br /><br /></span> Superbowl Sunday Sale http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10264 More yarn has been ordered.&nbsp; New yarns are on their way!&nbsp; I need shelf space!!<br /><br />Join us Sunday, February 7 from noon to 4 pm for our best prices of the season.&nbsp; A few exclusions apply but most of our stock will be on sale.&nbsp; Watch this site and our Facebook page for details! Some Ideas for New Knitters http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10245 I asked and friends of the shop answered.&nbsp; Here are some links for your next project once you get your knit and purl stitches down!<br /><br />Fraser Ridge Fingerless Mittens<br />https://www.handylittleme.com/fingerless-mittens-pattern/<br /><br />Seedling Scarf<br />https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/seedling-scarf?fbclid=IwAR0F_mNd0Mk2xYkqp82FT_iij0vC51WtvZ-9MiixhCvvP_FqJkdGAm0ehWI<br /><br />Headband with a twist<br />https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/headband-with-a-twist-5?fbclid=IwAR1B8IRHFl5pubXQnmXhSdpvwr_yrORF6fuUn4I6gC_KCaUpUiaDBa-B9Xo<br /><br />Thinking about knitting in the round?&nbsp; Our hat class is February 4, 2021.<br />One suggestion<br />https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/classic-ribbed-hat-5?fbclid=IwAR01xF33VzGIR7-fpE2U6tRnxFcnzYU1QxfGiq1ilXJad_lsX5fJ_-k3en0<br /><br />Or from chunky weight yarn<br />https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/backcountry-hat<br /><br /><br />Which will you tackle? January 12, 2021 http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10237 It's warm in North Dakota this week but it looks like we may be heading into a cold spell at the end of the month.&nbsp; Time to get our your good warm wool items!<br /><br />I still need to knit myself a hat.&nbsp; I just can't settle on a pattern.<br /><br />There are a lot of classes at the shop.&nbsp; This Thursday is our first learn to knit class of the year and Saturday is Phyllis' hand knit (no hooks or needles required) blanket class.&nbsp; Some of our more advanced knit or crochet classes are offered this month and into early February.&nbsp; A few have a Valentine theme!&nbsp; Check out the classes or calendar page and see what's up.<br /><br />We're ordering yarns.&nbsp; If you need a particular color for a project be sure to let us know so we can include it in our order. January 2, 2021 http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10213 Happy New Year!<br /><br />Thank you to all who supported us through 2020.&nbsp; We appreciate not just your business but the time we get to visit with you in the store.&nbsp; Wishing you much happiness, time to knit and crochet, and health in this year!<br /><br />We'll be ordering yarn soon so if you would like a particular color or yarn for a project please let me know.&nbsp; We'll also be holding our annual winter clearance sale a bit later in January&nbsp; Watch for posting about that.<br /><br />Classes are populating on the calendar page for January and February.&nbsp; My latest venture is in overlay mosaic crochet.&nbsp; We'll be doing a class on that soon.<br /><br />Out other classes include basic "learn to" sessions and a few workshops on more advanced techniques.&nbsp; We limit our classes to 4 participants so be sure to register early.<br /><br />Hope to see you at the shop soon.&nbsp; Can't make it in?&nbsp; You can order online with us. December 14, 2020 http://www.fiberbasket.comhttps://www.fiberbasket.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10155 Have you finished all your Hanukkah and Christmas knitting and crocheting?&nbsp; I haven't!&nbsp; But I am working hard to get it done.&nbsp; We still have a few shop samples for sale if you are in need of a homemade gift.&nbsp; And our basket of Christmas ornaments has been refilled.&nbsp; All items are $5.&nbsp; We've restocked our make and take kits for knit stockings and crochet angels.&nbsp; And we have some great ideas for stocking stuffers!<br /><br /><br />I think this is going to be my project to get knit up between Christmas and New Years https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/snow-cone-cowl.&nbsp; Do you have plans to start something new?