Heavenly Socks Yarns

February 2008

Books, patterns and magazines will be on sale this month at 20% off. In addition, we are clearing out yarn lines at considerable savings. Pictured below are seven lines with the most inventory, and we may be adding others as well.
Sale yarn, February 2008

Shown clockwise, starting with the variegated green Wendy Supreme on top right:

  • Wendy Supreme: 100% cotton, gauge 5.5 stitches=1 inch, 220 yards, suggested retail price $7.50, on sale for $4.
  • Wool in the Woods: hand-dyed, 50% cotton/50% rayon, 200 yards, gauge 21 stitches=4 inches on US #6 needles, suggested retail price $14.95, on sale for $8.
  • Cotton Rich: 64% cotton/36% nylon, gauge 4.5 stitches=1 inch, #7 needle, 80 yards, suggested retail price $4.75, on sale for $2.75.
  • Colinette: (Assorted skeins) $14.00.
  • Rapture: (One of our favorites) 50% silk/50%wool, 3.5 stitches=1 inch, suggested retail price $8.95, on sale for $5.00.
  • Fiesta: (Assorted skeins, mostly La Bohème) $19.00.
  • Curly: a bulky novelty yarn, 60% wool/15% acrylic/25% rayon, suggested retail price $9.95, on sale for $6.
There's a new yarn Web site called Planet Purl. It's not completely up yet, but you might want to bookmark it. It should be up completely on March 1. This online shop directory features a search engine of local yarn stores, travel dictionaries for knitters and crocheters, pattern and book reviews, free pattern links and a worldwide community forum. Planet Purl
Art by Wesley Reddick

Aarhus Gallery is feeling the love for Valentine's Day. The opening reception for the LOVE show will be held Friday, February 1, from 5-8 pm, and the show runs through March 2.

Shown at left is a Wesley Reddick piece.

Artists include Bernice Arthur, Sally Dennison, MaryJane Doubleday, David Estey, Penny Gentle, Judd Jones, Betsy Levine, Greg Morley, Toki Oshima, Ben Potter, James Strickland, Norman Tinker and Mat Thorne, as well as Aarhus artists Kevin Johnson, Mark Kelly, Annadeene Konesni, Richard Mann, Wesley Reddick and Willy Reddick.
Colburn Shoe Store, February 2008

If you would like another reason to come to Belfast on Saturday, February 2, Colburn Shoe Store will be having their annual half-price shoe sale all day long.

Please support our independent local businesses, which support our tax base and keep the storefronts alive!

Brian of Colburn Shoe Store, February 2008