Maine Yarn Cruise
May 24 - September 2, 2019

Shop Updates & Events


Designer Reveals the MKAL Final Clue at Mother of Purl!
Aug
31
1:00 PM13:00

Designer Reveals the MKAL Final Clue at Mother of Purl!

Mother of Purl, Freeport

The final clue in the MYC Mystery Knit-a-Long will be released on Aug. 31st! Join MKAL designer Erin Clayton of Erineen Designs at Mother of Purl to reveal the final clue of our Mystery Knit-a-long, the Philomena Shawl on Saturday August 31st from 1:00-3:00pm. All who attend will have a chance to win a prize – an Erineen Designs pattern plus yarn to make it! We hope you can join us. When you join the Maine Yarn Cruise, the summer-long yarn crawl through Maine, you get the MKAL pattern for FREE or you're welcome to buy the pattern on Ravelry.

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Grand Prize
Aug
28
to Aug 31

Grand Prize

Rosemary’s Gift & Yarn Shop, Windham

Our Grand Prize includes:

A set of LYYKKE Driftwood Interchangeable Needles from Knitting Fever
A Berroco Kit containing 3 balls of 100% Silk.Soie Mantra yarn and the Berroco Mantra Booklet #44 containing three patterns the can be knit with the 3 balls from Berroco
2 balls of Ella Rae Sunkissed Speckled pure cotton and a cute Ella Rae scarf pattern from Knitting Fever
1 cake of Berroco’s Nebula Superwash Merino Wool and a their Trelawny pattern to make a nice scarf from Berroco

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Sip + Stitch
Aug
27
4:00 PM16:00

Sip + Stitch

Fiber & Vine, Norway

Every Tuesday in July and August, bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning or other fiber project to work on while you enjoy a glass of wine on the house! That's right! Fiber & Vine! We'll pick a new wine each week for you to try and offer 10% off bottles purchased during the event. This event is still a wine "tasting" so glass pours are limited to 5 oz total, per person. Bring a snack to share if you feel inclined! Please see our calendar for other classes/events.

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Sip + Stitch
Aug
20
4:00 PM16:00

Sip + Stitch

Fiber & Vine, Norway

Every Tuesday in July and August, bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning or other fiber project to work on while you enjoy a glass of wine on the house! That's right! Fiber & Vine! We'll pick a new wine each week for you to try and offer 10% off bottles purchased during the event. This event is still a wine "tasting" so glass pours are limited to 5 oz total, per person. Bring a snack to share if you feel inclined! Please see our calendar for other classes/events.

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Sip + Stitch
Aug
13
4:00 PM16:00

Sip + Stitch

Fiber & Vine, Norway

Every Tuesday in July and August, bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning or other fiber project to work on while you enjoy a glass of wine on the house! That's right! Fiber & Vine! We'll pick a new wine each week for you to try and offer 10% off bottles purchased during the event. This event is still a wine "tasting" so glass pours are limited to 5 oz total, per person. Bring a snack to share if you feel inclined! Please see our calendar for other classes/events.

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Designer Reveals the MKAL 4th Clue at Rosemary's!
Aug
10
1:00 PM13:00

Designer Reveals the MKAL 4th Clue at Rosemary's!

Rosemary’s Gifts & Yarn, Windham

Our 4th clue in the MYC Mystery Knit-a-Long will be released on Aug. 10th! Join MKAL designer Erin Clayton of Erineen Designs  at Rosemary’s to reveal the 4th clue of our Mystery Knit-a-long, the Philomena Shawl on Saturday August 10th from 1:00-3:00pm. All who attend will have a chance to win a prize, an Erineen Designs pattern plus yarn to make it! We hope you can join us. When you join the Maine Yarn Cruise, the summer-long yarn crawl through Maine, you get the MKAL pattern for FREE or you're welcome to buy the pattern on Ravelry.

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Summer Dyeing Workshop
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

Summer Dyeing Workshop

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

Join us for the Create a Rainbow Using Natural Dyes Workshop and learn to use natural materials for dyeing yarn with Jackie Ottino Graf, a Maine artisan dyer. Jackie will guide students through the dyeing process using mini skeins of yarn. All materials included. For more details, click here.

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Sip + Stitch
Aug
6
4:00 PM16:00

Sip + Stitch

Fiber & Vine, Norway

Every Tuesday in July and August, bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning or other fiber project to work on while you enjoy a glass of wine on the house! That's right! Fiber & Vine! We'll pick a new wine each week for you to try and offer 10% off bottles purchased during the event. This event is still a wine "tasting" so glass pours are limited to 5 oz total, per person. Bring a snack to share if you feel inclined! Please see our calendar for other classes/events.

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Designer Trunk Show
Aug
4
12:00 PM12:00

Designer Trunk Show

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

Marin Melchior of Marinja Knits will host a reception and trunk show at Mother of Purl on Sunday, August 4 from 12:00-2:00 pm. Stop by to see all of Marin's designs and learn what inspires her to create such colorful and unusual knitting designs. This event is free and open to the public, so please stop by.

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August Prize
Aug
1
to Aug 31

August Prize

Rosemary’s Gift & Yarn Shop, Windham

Just a few days left but it’s not too late to get your tickets and have a chance to win these great prizes! Our August Prize includes:
A 24” Size 7 Zing Circular Needle from Accessories Unlimited
2 balls of Ella Rae Sunkissed Speckled pure cotton plus a cute Ella Rae scarf pattern to knit from Knitting Fever
2 hanks of JaggerSpun Worsted Mousam Falls Superwash Wool and a cute JaggerSpun Project Bag from JaggerSpun

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Sip + Stitch
Jul
30
4:00 PM16:00

Sip + Stitch

Fiber & Vine, Norway

Every Tuesday in July and August, bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning or other fiber project to work on while you enjoy a glass of wine on the house! That's right! Fiber & Vine! We'll pick a new wine each week for you to try and offer 10% off bottles purchased during the event. This event is still a wine "tasting" so glass pours are limited to 5 oz total, per person. Bring a snack to share if you feel inclined! Please see our calendar for other classes/events.

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Meet the Designer & Trunk Show
Jul
27
1:00 PM13:00

Meet the Designer & Trunk Show

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

Erin Clayton of Erineen Designs, who’s Philomena Shawl is the Maine Yarn Cruise’s Mystery Knit-a-Long, will be at Mother of Purl on Saturday, July 27th from 1:00-3:00 pm for a meet and greet. She’ll have a trunk show of all her designs and you can ask her questions about her design process. Bring along your Philomena Shawl to show Erin how your version is progressing and bring along any questions. This event is free and open to the public, so please stop by.

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Sip + Stitch
Jul
23
4:00 PM16:00

Sip + Stitch

Fiber & Vine, Norway

Every Tuesday in July and August, bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning or other fiber project to work on while you enjoy a glass of wine on the house! That's right! Fiber & Vine! We'll pick a new wine each week for you to try and offer 10% off bottles purchased during the event. This event is still a wine "tasting" so glass pours are limited to 5 oz total, per person. Bring a snack to share if you feel inclined! Please see our calendar for other classes/events.

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Sip + Stitch
Jul
16
4:00 PM16:00

Sip + Stitch

Fiber & Vine, Norway

Every Tuesday in July and August, bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning or other fiber project to work on while you enjoy a glass of wine on the house! That's right! Fiber & Vine! We'll pick a new wine each week for you to try and offer 10% off bottles purchased during the event. This event is still a wine "tasting" so glass pours are limited to 5 oz total, per person. Bring a snack to share if you feel inclined! Please see our calendar for other classes/events.

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Craft & Raft 2019
Jul
14
to Jul 16

Craft & Raft 2019

Happyknits, Skowhegan
Essentially Felt & Fine Yarn, Glenburn

Happyknits, Essentially Felt Studio & Fine Yarn and CrabApple Whitewater have joined forces to bring you this very unique knitting, crocheting and white water rafting experience. Included: two nights lodging, one day of river rafting fun on the Kennebec, meals and, of course, lots of knitting and crocheting. Cost varies from $230 to $420 depending on single or double occupancy. Click here for details.

Grab your paddles (oops! we mean needles) and join the fun! Knitting kits will be available for purchase in Maine woods and water themes. Limited availability, please reserve by June 30, 2019. Call 1-800-553-RAFT (7238) to reserve your spot. For more info, contact Happyknits - (207) 474-7979 or Essentially Felt Studio & Fine Yarn - (207) 942-0365.

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Meet the MKAL Designer
Jul
13
2:00 PM14:00

Meet the MKAL Designer

Knitting Nook, South Portland

We have exciting news...Erin Clayton of Erineen Designs the creator of the Philomena Shawl (Mystery Knit-A-Long) for the Maine Yarn Cruise will be at the Knitting Nook on Saturday July 13th from 2:00-3:30pm. She will have the 3rd clue of our Mystery Knit-a-long, the Philomena Shawl and those who attend will have a chance to win a prize! We hope you can join us. When you join the Maine Yarn Cruise, the summer-long yarn crawl through Maine, you get the MKAL pattern for FREE or you're welcome to buy the pattern on Ravelry.  You need 1,200 yards of fingering weight yarn, 800 in one color, 400 in a second color and a US #6 needle. You still have plenty of time to get started, so bring your work in progress on Sat. July 13th.

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Lace Shawl Class
Jul
13
to Jul 26

Lace Shawl Class

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

Lace Shawl Confidence: Knitting the Arboe Shawl class was designed for the knitter who is new to lace or who wants to gain confidence in knitting a shawl. Erin Clayton of Erineen Designs, who’s Philomena Shawl is the Maine Yarn Cruise’s Mystery Knit-a-Long, will give you the confidence you need to master simple lace and shawl construction. For more details on this class, please click here.

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Flamingo Festival
Jul
13
to Jul 14

Flamingo Festival

Quilt N Fabric, Southwest Harbor

Southwest Harbor is home to a traditional Flamingo Festival, sponsored by Harbor House.  Join Quilt 'n' Fabric at the festival Craft Fair on Saturday and Sunday July 13 & 14 from 10:00-2:00 (shop will be open as well). The inventor of the plastic pink flamingo summered on Mount Desert Island.  There will be flocks of pink flamingos all around town, as well as ones for sale. Yarn Cruisers, come enjoy the fun. A special door prize will go to any cruiser who visits us during those days. Click here for more information.

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Sip + Stitch
Jul
9
4:00 PM16:00

Sip + Stitch

Fiber & Vine, Norway

Every Tuesday in July and August, bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning or other fiber project to work on while you enjoy a glass of wine on the house! That's right! Fiber & Vine! We'll pick a new wine each week for you to try and offer 10% off bottles purchased during the event. This event is still a wine "tasting" so glass pours are limited to 5 oz total, per person. Bring a snack to share if you feel inclined! Please see our calendar for other classes/events.

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25th Anniversary Sale
Jul
5
to Jul 13

25th Anniversary Sale

Quiltessentials, Auburn

To celebrate 25 years of fabric and fibery fun, we’re having a sale.
All fabric, yarn, basketry supplies, notions, patterns and books will be 20% off store wide.
Sale fabric that was 40% off will be $5 per yard for cottons, and $6 per yard for batiks.
Sale Fat Quarters will be $1.25, and sale Half Yards will be $2.50
We’ve moved lots of batiks and cotton knit fabrics to the sale area.
Sale yarns that were 30% off will be 50% off.
Yard Sale table, including selected quilting and knitting books, $5 each and selected yarns 75% off.
Selected fabrics at $3 per yard. Plus more!!

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Ongoing Rotating Sales
Jul
3
to Sep 2

Ongoing Rotating Sales

Rosemary’s Gift & Yarn Shop, Windham

Join the fun and save! Rosemary’s is having ongoing Rotating Sales on selected yarns throughout the shop during the entire Maine Yarn Cruise. Discounts could be 15% to as high as 50% off with the selections changing every week. Stop by to see what’s on sale! In addition to the 2 raffle tickets you receive when you get your passport stamped, you’ll get an another ticket for every $10.00 you spend till the Cruise is over.

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Sip + Stitch
Jul
2
4:00 PM16:00

Sip + Stitch

Fiber & Vine, Norway

Every Tuesday in July and August, bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning or other fiber project to work on while you enjoy a glass of wine on the house! That's right! Fiber & Vine! We'll pick a new wine each week for you to try and offer 10% off bottles purchased during the event. This event is still a wine "tasting" so glass pours are limited to 5 oz total, per person. Bring a snack to share if you feel inclined! Please see our calendar for other classes/events.

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July Prize
Jul
2
to Jul 31

July Prize

Happyknits, Skowhegan

Our July raffle prize features plenty of yarn to keep you knitting throughout the fall. If you’re the lucky winner, you’ll get 2 skeins of JaggerSpun’s Mousam Falls, plus a tote bag; 4 skeins of Stratosphere from Brown Sheep and 2 skeins of Ella Rae’s Sun Kissed Speckled and a pattern to boot. Stop by to enter to win all 8 skeins!

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July Prize
Jul
1
to Jul 31

July Prize

Good Karma Farm, Belfast

Our July raffle prize is a beautiful locally-made yarn bowl. Stop by the Farm to get your passport stamped and enter our drawing for this one-of-a-kind bowl made by a local artisan. A perfect memento from the Maine Yarn Cruise!

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July Prize
Jul
1
to Jul 31

July Prize

Rosemary’s Gifts & Yarn Shop, Windham

In July we will feature some yarns from our sponsors including Ella Rae Sun Kissed Speckled Scarf Pattern with two balls of Ella Rae Sun Kissed Speckled, 2 hanks of JaggerSpun Mousam Falls Superwash Wool and a JaggerSpun tote bag, and finally, a hat pattern with a hank of Malabrigo Caracol to knit the hat with. Stop by to enter!

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July Prize
Jul
1
to Jul 31

July Prize

Quiltessentials, Auburn

You’ll enjoy our July prize which includes Alaska yarn, a light and lofty puff of fiber and a beautiful shawl pattern all bundled into a nice basket. Stop by to enter.

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