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July CAL

Get ready because we have a crochetalong (CAL) coming up for July! My crochet friend, Karen Whooley, came out with a new crochet pattern called Americana. Americana is a cute shawlette made with fingering weight yarn and a size E (3.5mm) crochet hook. You can find the pattern on Karen’s website, HERE. The pattern was just released and I thought it would be perfect for our next CAL starting July 1st. Americana is a relatively easy pattern that would make a great gift once the holiday season rolls around. Usually in July we highlight bulky yarns to prepare for the inevitable cold months ahead. We will still have our Christmas in July bulky yarn sale, so don’t worry. I just think working on the


Get your calendars out and set an alarm on your phone because Love & Stitches will be open again on Saturday, JUNE 13TH! Our Summer Hours are... Tuesday to Friday, 11am to 6pm Saturday, 10am to 5pm We are a Phase 2 business for New York State's reopening plan. Although Phase 2 started a couple days ago, I wanted to have enough time to get everything ready for the store to be open. If you do not know, I am a high school history teacher by day and this is why my hours during the school year are only nights and weekends. This is also why I decided to wait on opening the store again. I wanted to make sure I would have enough time to prepare the store and finish the school year before opening. Th

Hug Shot Shawl Kits

Casapinka is at it again helping out local yarn stores and indie dyers across the country. Back in April, she helped local yarn stores with kits for the Breathe & Hope Shawl in honor of Local Yarn Store Day. When you bought the kit, you received a coupon code to get the Breathe & Hope Shawl pattern for free on Ravelry. This was a huge help considering most of us local yarn stores were closed for regular business at that point in the pandemic. Now to support our industry again, Casapinka is releasing another shawl pattern, the Hug Shot Shawl, that you can get for free when you buy a kit from your local yarn store. The Hug Shot Shawl is a sister to the Breathe & Hope. It has the same shape and

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