Maine Yarn Cruise
May 25 - September 3, 2018

Shop Updates & Events

June Prize
Jun
1
to Jun 30

June Prize

 The Cashmere Goat, Camden

To all Maine Yarn Cruisers, here is our June raffle prize for the Cashmere Goat!! A complete kit including Bouton D'Or Lyre (a little bling) and Baby superwash, pom pom is made with both for the perfect hat!! Make sure you sign up when you're in the shop.

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June Prize
Jun
1
to Jun 30

June Prize

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

Check out our June prize at Mother of Purl!  We're offereing a beautiful Green Mountain Spinnery pattern called Beinecke Cowl, two skeins of Green Mountain's Sylvan Spirit yarn which is a 50% fine American wool and a 50% tencel, a Dreamz US size 7, 24" circular needle and a Mother of Purl project bag to keep it all together.  All Cruisers who stop by will have a chance to win!

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June Prize
Jun
1
to Jun 30

June Prize

Rosemary's Gift & Yarn Shop, Windham

Our June Prize includes the 30th Anniversary Collection - Noro Kureyon, a book featuring Noro's best-selling yarn, plus a skein of Noro Kureyon to start you off.  Also included is the Ashley Hat Pattern Kit which has 1 skein of Bouton d'Or Baby Superwash, 1 skein of Bouton d'Or Lye and a fantastic Pom Pom to top your hat from Anny Blatt.  And last but not least is a yummy hank of Super Lamb Superwash, a Maine yarn from Jagger Spun.

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Drop-In Sock Club
Jun
12
to Aug 28

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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Sweater Knit Along
Jun
14
to Jun 28

Sweater Knit Along

One Lupine/Maine Yarn & Fiber Supply, Bangor

Every Thursday thru June 14 from 4:00-6:00pm at 170 Park St., Bangor.  Join us for our first sweater KAL, featuring terrific patterns by Jennifer Steingass of #knit.love.wool. Choose from Fern & Feather or Arboreal. All participants will receive a discount on their yarn.

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Jagger Spun Mill Tour
Jun
20
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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Jagger Spun Mill Tour
Jun
27
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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Bristol Ivy Booksigning
Jun
29
3:30 PM15:30

Bristol Ivy Booksigning

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop will host Bristol Ivy who will be signing copies of her new book Knitting Outside the Box.  As Bristol says,   “This book is equal parts creative exercise, technical textbook, and a peek inside my design process.”  Click here to pre-order your book and guarantee you get a copy.  Can't make the event?  You can pre-order a book and we'll get it signed and shipped to you.

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Jagger Spun Mill Tour
Jul
18
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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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Coiled Fabric Baskets Workshop
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Coiled Fabric Baskets Workshop

Fiber & Vine, Norway

In this one day workshop, each student will complete at least one basket. You will learn the tricks of shaping and sewing a basket directly on the sewing machine. You will learn how to wrap cord, how to start and end a basket, as well as how to add embellishments. A variety of baskets will be presented as inspiration for what you can make. Pat will also have some materials available for purchase, to help you start a second basket in the workshop or at home.  Check out our website or Facebook page for more information.

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Fiber Frolic
Jun
2
to Jun 3

Fiber Frolic

One Lupine/Maine Yarn & Fiber Supply, Bangor

We will have a booth with our hand-dyed house yarns and fiber, Shepherds Choice line and other products.  Admission is $5/adult, $8/adult 2-day pass, $2/senior adult, children under 12 are free. For more information on Fiber Frolic click here! Location is at the Windsor Fairgrounds, Rt. 32, Windsor, Maine.

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Customer Appreciation Days
May
26
to May 27

Customer Appreciation Days

The Cashmere Goat, Camden

We want to thank you, our customers, for your support during our journey.  We will be serving refreshments all day and will be having a wonderful storewide sale, 20% off during the entire weekend.  If you are Camden for the holiday weekend, please stop by and celebrate with us.

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Aug
16
5:30 PM17:30

Workshop: Sock Blank Alchemy

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Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

In this class you will work with dye on a knitted sock blank as if painting with the dyes.   Once re-knit, your message is secretly contained within the knit garment, but only you will know!  For more information, click here.
Wednesday, August 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm

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Aug
12
9:30 AM09:30

Workshop: Watercolor Dyeing with Speckles

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Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

In this workshop, you will learn how to apply dyes in and onto areas of the yarn to achieve a soft watercolor effect, then apply a punch of color byadding speckles.  This combination yields a unique and striking effect on your finished skein!  For more details, click here.

Sat., August 12 from 9:30 am-12:30 pm

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Aug
1
to Aug 31

August Prize

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

For our August prize we are featuring a simple Playing with Color Shawl kit.  The pattern was designed by our very own Deb Lawless and we're highlighting two Berroco yarns in this kit, Nebula in a blue and purple colorway paired with a beautiful blue Ultra Alpaca Fine.  The kit also includes needles and a Mother of Purl project bag.

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Aug
1
to Aug 31

August Prize

Halcyon Yarn, Bath

Our drawing this month is the sweet Cowl in a Cup! So sit back, relax, and knit this luxurious prize. Includes: One skein Jade Sapphire Cashmere, one mug, Pressure Drop Scarf Pattern (Designed by Sierra Roberts) a 3oz soak wash, a $10.00 Halcyon Yarn Gift Card, and a muslin project bag. See you soon!

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Aug
1
to Aug 31

August Prize

The Cashmere Goat, Camden

Congratulations to our June winner Beverly from Old Town Maine.  Our July Winner will be announced on Facebook. Our August prize is a skein of Annie Blatt French Angora Yarn called Absolu with a cowl pattern, shawl pin and a Cashmere Goat project bag!!

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Jul
30
to Sep 4

Grand Prize

The Cashmere Goat, Camden

The Grand Prize for the shop is 1 skein of Done Roving, 2 skeins of Manos Alegria in complimentary colors with the pattern called Color Melt by Kristen Finlay.  Also included is a bottle of Euclan wash, Size 5 needles, shawl pin and a Cashmere Goat project bag.

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Jul
26
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 Ends and fiber are available for purchase at the end of the tour. Tours are the 4th Wednesday of the month at 10 am, please reserve spot in advance, or for groups by appointment. Call to make reservations at 800-225-8023. Admission is FREE.

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Jul
23
9:30 AM09:30

Sock Blank Dyeing Mini-Workshop

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

Sock Blank Alchemy
Sunday, July 23 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm
Onef of summer dyeing mini-workshops is the Sock Blank Alchemy.  In this class you will work with dye on a knitted sock blank as if painting with the dyes.   Using either free-hand or stencils, you will create designs, symbols, words of inspiration and good intentions onto the fabric.  Once re-knit, your message is secretly contained within the knit garment, but only you will know!  Spread a little good magic.  Two sock blanks are included in this workshop.  To register, call Mother of Purl at 207-869-5280.

 

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Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

Knitting on the Beach!

The Yarn Sellar, York

On Tuesday July 11th we'll be knitting at the beach! We're meeting up at 6:00 pm across from The York Beach Dairy Bar (104 Long Sands Road, York Beach – look for the giant ice cream cone). Bring a chair and let's knit! The shop will be closing at 5pm on the 11th.

 

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