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Planet Purl Newsletter - November 2011

  • WIN a $50 AMAZON GIFT CARD!
  • BE THE FIRST TO GET "DEEP SOUTH KNITTING" AND BE ENTERED TO WIN $250 IN YARN!
  • MEET SUPERSTAR DESIGNERS ON THE PARTY LINE
  • QUICK HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS, FREE PATTERNS AND TUTORIALS
  • LEARN NEW KNITTING SKILLS AT YOUR OWN PACE WITH OUR FREE ONLINE CLASS ARCHIVES
  • JOIN OUR ONLINE KNITTING AND CROCHET CIRCLE AT PLANET PURL'S "HAPPY HOUR"


Now available for pre-order! Get 10% off, free shipping and be entered to win $250 in yarn! Wholesale specials as well!
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Celebrate Winter with Planet Purl's Party Line Events...

Planet Purl Happy Hour Planet Purl Happy Hour
Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
8 p.m. (eastern)


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Pour yourself a glass of wine, grab your knitting and get online... it's another Planet Purl Happy Hour! Join us to gather and talk knitting and crochet with other Planet Purl members. You can participate by text chat and share your works in progress with your webcam. See you then!
Best of Interweave Crochet "Best of Interweave Crochet"
with Marcy Smith
Tuesday, November 29th
12 noon (eastern)

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Marcy Smith joins us live to talk about her new book "Best of Interweave Crochet", THE reference book for knitter's who want their garments to look hand-crafted rather than homemade. Finishing makes all the difference! We're giving away a copy of the book during the event!
Textured Stitches "Textured Stitches"
with Connie Chang Chinchio
Coming in December!


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Physicist and designer Connie Chang Chinchio joins us live with her first visit to the Party Line to talk about her new book "Textured Stitches", and to tell us the secrets of the universe while she's here. Giving away a book during the event? Absolutely!

Snow Princess Capelet Fair Isle Class "Snow Princess Capelet Fair Isle Class and Knit-Along"
with Planet Purl's Beth Moriarty
Coming in January


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Ready to step up to colorwork? We'll make it painless!
Some of the skills you'll learn: Two color cast on, stranded knitting in the round with 2 hands, steeking (cutting open the knitting), short rows and embroidered embellishment
Knit Noro Accessories "Knit Noro Accessories"
with VK's Trisha Malcolm
Thursday, January 5th
11 a.m. (eastern)


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VK Chief Trisha Malcolm joins us live to talk about the new book "Knit Noro Accessories". We're giving away a copy of the book during the event!
Knitting with the Color Guys "Knitting with the Color Guys"
with Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably Scott
Coming in February!


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Color-knitting superstars Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably visit to the Party Line from jolly old England to talk about their latest collaboration, "Knitting with the Color Guys". Of course, we're giving away a copy of the book during the event!

It's here, it's here! Planet Purl's new book... "Deep South Knitting"

Well, it's almost here. It's on it's way and we're offering a pre-order special -- 10% off the cover price and free shipping for all orders received through January 1st!

With 25 projects and 12 Southern recipes, it's a knitting (and eating) tour of America's Southern states. As a special gift, we're offering a "free downloadable pattern and recipe" to get you in the mood and keep you knitting until your book arrives. We'll start shipping mid- January!

Pre-orders of "Deep South Knitting", received through January 1st are entered into a drawing to win all the yarn needed to make 5 of the projects in the book -- a $250 value!

ATTENTION SHOP OWNERS: We are offering special
pre-order discounts and Deep South Party Packs.


Knitters, tell your local shop you want a Deep South Party!

To order your book and be ENTERED TO WIN, click here.




Deep South Knitting by Planet Purl

Perfect for reading while you're shivering up North,
"Deep South Knitting" will warm you with its Southern Charm!
Amazon Gift Card Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Get a little help with your holiday shopping
or use it to buy a little something for yourself!

In March, we'll be hosting a Live Knit-Along for your favorite
of these projects from "Deep South Knitting."
Click to vote for your favorite
to be entered in a drawing to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!


Honeysuckle Lace Bridal Set
Gloucester, VA

1865 Jacket
Harpers Ferry, WV

Wrought Iron Gate Pillows
Charleston, SC

Darlin' Tea Cozy
Natchez. MS

Beachcomber Lariat Set
Key Largo, FL

Lighthouse Tunic
Tybee Island, GA

Camellia Baby Bunting
Birmingham, AL

Morning After Scarflet
Bon Temps, LA

Sunset Moebius
Sanibel Island, FL

Blue Ridge Lap Throw
Shenandoah Valley, VA

Ozark Mountain Vest
Mountain View, AR

"Frankly My Dear" Fichu
Atlanta, GA

Mardi Gras Party Bangles
Mobile, AL

Bayou Boa
Biloxi, MS

Derby Day Clutch
Churchill Downs, KY




LAST MONTH'S WINNER!

Last month you voted for your favorite afghan book and your favorite was Knitting Block by Block by Nicky Epstein, followed by The Great American Afghan Collection by Rick Mondragon. Congratulations to Stacey C. who won $50 Amazon Gift Card. Congrats, your prize is on the way!





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Kitten's Vintage Jewelry on Ruby Lane Vintage jewelry from Kitten's Vintage. Deep colors and jewel tones are the thing this Fall. Mention "Planet Purl" in your order comments to receive and additional 10% off and free shipping!



Knit Noro Accessories Knit Noro Accessories now available for pre-order. 30 colorful small projects using Noro yarns.



Knitting Off the Axis Knitting Off the Axis now available. Recent Party Line guest Mathew Gnagy turns knitting on its side!



Seamless Crochet Seamless Crochet by Kristin Omdahl now available for pre-order. Party Line alum Kristin Omdahl shows how to create seamless crochet with join-as-you-go motifs.

Enjoy these free quick gift knit patterns!

New patterns are being posted to Planet Purl each week by designers and yarn companies. Search over 4,500 patterns.


Vertigo Hat
"Vertigo Hat"
by Knit Picks

FREE PATTERN
Mittens for All
"Mittens for All"
by Red Heart

FREE PATTERN
10 Foot Scarf
"10 Foot Scarf"
by Crystal Palace

FREE PATTERN
Sorcerer's Scarf
"Sorcerer's Scarf"
by Berroco

FREE PATTERN
In the Kitchen Taffy Towel
"In the Kitchen Taffy Towel
by Be Sweet

FREE PATTERN

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