Maine Yarn Cruise
May 25 - September 3, 2018

Shop Updates & Events

August Prize
Aug
1
to Aug 31

August Prize

Mother of Purl, Freeport

We have a Sweater Kit featuring one of our Maine favorites and Cruise sponsor, On the Round!  You'll get 6 skeins of the Everyday DK yarn beautifully dyed in a deep blue with hints of green, plus a sweater pattern and a Mother of Purl project bag.  Remember, ALL CRUISERS get additional tickets for our drawings for every $10 you spend.  Stop by and get your tickets today!

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Drop-In Sock Club
Aug
21
6:00 PM18:00

Drop-In Sock Club

The Cashmere Goat, Camden

Stop by the Drop-In Sock Club on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:00-8:00pm.  Are you stuck on your second sock?  Can't remember how to cast on?  Just want to get together with other knitters in a supportive environment surrounded by beautiful yarn? Please join us for the Drop-In Sock Club, just for sock lovers!  We are so happy to have Tina Casteris join us!  Basic sock knitting skills are a requirement.  Location is 20 Bay View St., Camden.

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Jagger Spun Mill Tour
Aug
22
10:00 AM10:00

Jagger Spun Mill Tour

Jagger Brothers Mill, Springvale

Jagger Spun, a Maine Yarn Cruise sponsor, invites you to come see a worsted spinning mill in action! The Jagger Brothers Mill has been spinning yarn in Springvale, Maine for over 100 years. The tour will show the process of spinning from bales of fiber to Jagger Spun Yarn. Mill end yarns and fiber will be available for purchase at the end of the tour. The tours run on the 3th and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 10 am at 5 Water St., Springvale, Maine.  Reservations are required.  For more information click here or call 800-225-8023 ext. 26. Admission is FREE.

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Drop-In Sock Club
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Drop-In Sock Club

The Cashmere Goat, Camden

Stop by the Drop-In Sock Club on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:00-8:00pm.  Are you stuck on your second sock?  Can't remember how to cast on?  Just want to get together with other knitters in a supportive environment surrounded by beautiful yarn? Please join us for the Drop-In Sock Club, just for sock lovers!  We are so happy to have Tina Casteris join us!  Basic sock knitting skills are a requirement.  Location is 20 Bay View St., Camden.

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Drop-In Sock Club
Sep
4
6:00 PM18:00

Drop-In Sock Club

The Cashmere Goat, Camden

Stop by the Drop-In Sock Club on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:00-8:00pm.  Are you stuck on your second sock?  Can't remember how to cast on?  Just want to get together with other knitters in a supportive environment surrounded by beautiful yarn? Please join us for the Drop-In Sock Club, just for sock lovers!  We are so happy to have Tina Casteris join us!  Basic sock knitting skills are a requirement.  Location is 20 Bay View St., Camden.

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Top-Down Stranded Yoke Workshop
Aug
18
12:30 PM12:30

Top-Down Stranded Yoke Workshop

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

Join us for a fun day of learning with Jenn Steingass, yoked sweater designer extraordinaire!  Since 2015, Jenn has published 14 gorgeous yoked sweater patterns, including seven in 2017 alone.  Her approachable patterns and timeless designs are inspiring and beautiful, and we are thrilled to host Jenn for this workshop.  In the Top-Down Stranded Yoke Workshop you will learn how to make a two-color stranded yoke by knitting one of Jenn's designs into a sample-sized yoke.  Click here for more information and to register, or call the shop at 207-869-5280.

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Jagger Spun Mill Tour
Aug
15
10:00 AM10:00

Jagger Spun Mill Tour

Jagger Brothers Mill, Springvale

Jagger Spun, a Maine Yarn Cruise sponsor, invites you to come see a worsted spinning mill in action! The Jagger Brothers Mill has been spinning yarn in Springvale, Maine for over 100 years. The tour will show the process of spinning from bales of fiber to Jagger Spun Yarn. Mill end yarns and fiber will be available for purchase at the end of the tour. The tours run on the 3th and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 10 am at 5 Water St., Springvale, Maine.  Reservations are required.  For more information click here or call 800-225-8023 ext. 26. Admission is FREE.

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Drop-In Sock Club
Aug
14
6:00 PM18:00

Drop-In Sock Club

The Cashmere Goat, Camden

Stop by the Drop-In Sock Club on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:00-8:00pm.  Are you stuck on your second sock?  Can't remember how to cast on?  Just want to get together with other knitters in a supportive environment surrounded by beautiful yarn? Please join us for the Drop-In Sock Club, just for sock lovers!  We are so happy to have Tina Casteris join us!  Basic sock knitting skills are a requirement.  Location is 20 Bay View St., Camden.

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Aug
11
to Aug 15

Woolways: Hurricane Island Fiber Retreat

One Lupine/Maine Yarn & Fiber Supply, Bangor

Have you ever wanted to escape to a beautiful Maine island with just your knitting, a good book, and the sound of the sea to soothe your soul and awaken your creative spirit? If this sounds like your kind of heaven, please join us for our first Woolways Retreat on Hurricane Island, Maine. Guest artists include Kirsten Kapur, NYC based knitwear designer and author of Drop Dead Easy Knits, Jackie Ottino Graf, natural dye artist of @Forage_color, and Jodi Clayton, owner of One Lupine/Maine Yarn & Fiber Supply.  More information on this retreat is available here.

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Shawl Design Workshop
Jul
28
9:00 AM09:00

Shawl Design Workshop

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

Join us for a Top-Down Triangular Shawl Design Workshop and learn how to design your own, one-of-a-kind shawl, with internationally known designer, Beatrice Perron Dahlen, author/editor of MAINE knits and several e-books. We are lucky to have her as a neighbor here in Freeport and are excited to host this day-long shawl design workshop.  You'll begin with a top-down triangular shawl shape and learn the foundational elements of shawl design and knitting.  For more information and to register online, click here, or call or stop by the shop, 207-869-5280.

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Jagger Spun Mill Tour
Jul
25
10:00 AM10:00

Jagger Spun Mill Tour

Jagger Brothers Mill, Springvale

Jagger Spun, a Maine Yarn Cruise sponsor, invites you to come see a worsted spinning mill in action! The Jagger Brothers Mill has been spinning yarn in Springvale, Maine for over 100 years. The tour will show the process of spinning from bales of fiber to Jagger Spun Yarn. Mill end yarns and fiber will be available for purchase at the end of the tour. The tours run on the 3th and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 10 am at 5 Water St., Springvale, Maine.  Reservations are required.  For more information click here or call 800-225-8023 ext. 26. Admission is FREE.

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Dye to Knit: Mini Mazy Shawl Workshop
Jul
22
11:00 AM11:00

Dye to Knit: Mini Mazy Shawl Workshop

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

In this dyeing workshop, you will learn about colors, create a palette for your shawl, then dye your very own mini-skein set and complementary full skein to create your unique  Mini Mazy Shawl shawl.  You will go home with a colorful bundle of seven mini skeins and one 100 gram skein of fingering weight yarn, plus the pattern to create your own Mini Mazy masterpiece. Sunday, July 22 from 11:00 am-3:30 pm.  Click here for more information and to register.

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Sale of the Week - July 21-27
Jul
21
to Jul 27

Sale of the Week - July 21-27

Mother of Purl, Freeport

All Cruisers will get 15% off all Maine yarns in stock including Swans Island, Peace Fleece, Jaggerspun, One Lupine, Two Chimneys, On the Round, and our own in-house dyed yarn Blue Moon.  Come in and show your passport to take advantage of this great sale.

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4th Annual Tidal Tours: Islands of Wool Fiber Retreat
Jul
18
to Jul 21

4th Annual Tidal Tours: Islands of Wool Fiber Retreat

One Lupine/Maine Yarn & Fiber Supply, Bangor

Guests will enjoy daily outings, activities, workshops and plenty of down time.  We have scheduled trips during each session including hikes, a trip to local petroglyphs, music, a marketplace day by the sea and more. We have space for just one more in Machiasport this session, so act quick!  More information on this retreat is available at the One Lupine website.

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