Maine Yarn Cruise
May 25 - September 3, 2018

Shop Updates & Events

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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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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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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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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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
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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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
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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Flags & Fireworks!
Jun
22
to Jun 30

Flags & Fireworks!

Mother of Purl Yarn Shop, Freeport

We are featuring LIMITED EDITION hand-dyed yarns from the shop in gorgeous red and blue to make a stunning Protest is Patriotic summer shawl just in time for the Fourth of July.  Or maybe you'd rather have a little sparkle in your life?  Then our Fireworks hand-dyed yarn is just for you.  Bright colors on a blue background and just a touch of sparkle.  All Cruisers get 10% off these yarns while supplies last.

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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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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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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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