Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Mushroom Dyers Update

I had a chance to weave a scarf with my mushroom dyed wool and wanted to share a photo of the results.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The Net Loft Custom Totes

For those of you who saw our custom totes on Bonnie Hunter's website, these are the ones we currently have in stock. There are two kntting needle cases at $59.95. and two different totes with vinyl zip storage for $70 each. We are expecting more in the near future. Give us a call at 907 424-7337 or email us at thenetloft@gmail.com and we can mail order, if you need us to.
They are great bags, made in the United States with quality construction.

Monday, October 10, 2011

On a fall day...

So what's to do on a fall day?

It is cozy up fall time. There is so much inspiration out there lately I can hardly keep my my excitement contained. How about you?

Need some inspiration? Come on in and breathe in some fall creativity at The Net Loft.

So much inspiration, I hardly know where to start.
Fall is the time for settling down with family and friends, lighting candles, trying out a new recipe…cozying up on the couch with needle or needles in hand or spreading out a craft project on the kitchen table.

Ah yes, crafts… there are SO many new books and patterns and projects to be made. I feel like we are bursting at the seams with all the great new projects and yarns and ideas for handwork. Lots of new scrapbooking papers and embellishments, plus new hand dyed wools, threads, and cross stitch patterns.

Knitting, Wool Applique, Punch Needle Embroidery, Papercrafting… Projects for fall, and projects to get started on for Christmas...

Take an opportunity this fall to learn something new. There is so much to learn from and be inspired by. There are some great Fiberart DVD’s that can lead you through many lessons right in your own home. I think the one on designing your own crochet hat looks VERY interesting.

And there is always just a shopping excursion…More Maruca bags have arrived and more Atendi bags are on the way…New lamps, Fall serving dishes, Paddywax candles, and diffusers to fill your home with sweet fragrances. Let the fall winds blow you into The Net Loft door. It is our pleasure to serve you and help you find YOUR fall inspiration.

This Saturday we are planning a “Fall Inspirations Open House” . We will have hot apple cider and the upstairs tables will be set up for you to flip through the notebooks of all the new patterns. We are hoping for a release of a new Snowcapped Yarn Color, PLUS we will also be having a Trunk Show of “Never Not Knitting” patterns. Come see the lovely samples of her patterns and plan for your next projects.

Churchmouse is known for it’s absolutely lovely pattern line and we have their new set of fall patterns just released. I just love the tea cozies.

So...please set some time aside this Saturday and join us at our OPEN HOUSE... prepare thyself to be thoroughly inspired!

We will also be holding a fundraiser on Saturday for the Cordova Library. We received some slightly damaged candles and diffusers from the Paddywax Library Collection, and the Paddywax Collection is allowing me to donate the proceeds of the slightly damaged collection to a local organization, so I thought the library was a perfect candidate. Support the library and purchase a fall home fragrant candle or diffuser at a reduced price, this Saturday, October 15.

pps... if you haven't seen the new Snowcapped Yarns yet by Cordova's own Shelly Kocan, do look at her blog and see.
We will be releasing her latest Autumn colorway this weekend. This is an example from her first release. Colorways are limited edition seasonal short run in a variety of yarn weights.