We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday and a happy, healthy 2016. Come January, we will have even MORE exciting news to share with you – today, we will just give you a sneak peek at what you can expect in the new year (if you missed part 1, click here)!
First, we couldn’t be more pleased to be the official yarn sponsor of the Lattes & Llamas annual Geek-A-Long event! This is a yearlong mystery blanket knit-along that is centered around a theme – in 2016, it will be video games, and each square will be knit using our GEMS worsted weight yarn! Each week, a new, free pattern is released featuring a motif from the theme. Participants can choose which ones and how many squares they would like to complete to make their blanket, and because the patterns are free, a donation to the Child’s Play charity is encouraged (click here to learn more on the Geek-A-Long FAQ).
The Child’s Play Charity seeks to improve the lives of children in hospitals and domestic violence shelters through the generosity of the video game industry and the power of play. We were so impressed with the mission of this charity that we have pledged to donate 50 cents for every skein of GEMS Worsted yarn sold to knit or crochet the 2016 Geek-A-Long blanket. We’ve also created some new colors especially for this KAL, shown above. You can read more here on the Lattes & Llamas blog!
We’re also adding some vibrant colors to the Euroflax palette in 2016! Below, you can see the 14 new colors which have just arrived – they will be making their debut next month at the TNNA Winter Show in San Diego!
We will also be introducing our Spring pattern collection at the Winter TNNA trade show next month – below is a sneak peek of just a few of the knitworthy designs which will be arriving soon at an LYS near you!
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