Thursday, March 6, 2008

Elsebeth Lavold joins the March Madness Sale at The Yarn and Fiber Company

Yeah! We have just found out that designer Louisa Harding will be visiting The Yarn and Fiber Company in April, 2008. Stay posted for the exact time and date... we have it narrowed down to one of the following days, April 16, 17 or 18th, but Louisa's schedule is not set yet. I will let everyone know the exact time and date as soon as we know.

Now back to the sale! :)

Welcome to the The Yarn and Fiber Company March Madness Sale! Each day a new yarn line will be put on sale at 12:00 PM EST - (except Sundays). Check back daily so you do not miss out on sales on your favorite yarns at a great price.

25% off MSRP for In Stock Yarns from Elsebeth Lavold

March 6, 2008, 12:00 PM (EST) through March 7, 2008, 11:59 AM (EST)

Elsebeth Lavold is a Swedish knitwear designer with her own yarn label. She personally decides which yarns to include, their properties, and colors. Spinning companies in Europe and South America take her visions from requirements to delightful yarns. Elsebeth Lavold designs and yarns are a joy to use.

is a wonderful blend of 60% Angora, 20% Wool and 20% polyamide. This blend allows the yarn to bloom with a soft angora halo, without the fuzzies that are common with 100% angora yarns. Each 50 gram skein has 83 m (91 yards) of pure softness. This yarn knits to a gauge of 17 sts per 4 inch (10 cm) on US recommended knitting needles #7 - 8. It is made in Argentina and the colors are very rich and perfect for any garment from coats and sweaters to hats and scarves. MSRP $9.95 Sale Price $7.45

Elsebeth Lavold Chunky Al is an unplied, loosely spun 50% alpaca, 50% wool blend yarn with a somewhat fuzzy character that can still produce very distinct patterns. The fact that it can be knitted at a loose gauge allows for e.g. big jackets, without the garment resting heavily on your shoulders. Yardage: 82 yrd / 75 m Gauge: approx. 13-15 sts per 4inches (10 cm) on a recommended needle size: US 10-11 / 6-8 mm MSRP $6.95 Sale Price $5.20

Elsebeth Lavold Cotton Frappe

yarn is a wonderfully textured blend of 95% Cotton, 5% Polyamide. Each skein is 159 yards and knits to a gauge of 22 sts per 4 inches on a recommended needle size US # 6-7. MSRP $6.50 Sale Price $4.85

Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy is a lovely yarn, made up of 40% Hemp, 40% Cotton and 20% Modal. The hemp content provides for a great drape and a linen-like feel, the cotton adds softness, and the modal provides elasticity. Each 175 yd (160 m) ball knits to an approximate gauge of 22-23 sts per 4 inches on US #4 needles. MSRP $5.95 Sale Price $4.45

Elsebeth Lavold Silky Cashmere Yarn is a wonderful blend of 55% Silk and 45% cashmere that knits to a gauge of 4.5 sts per inch on a US #8-10 needle. Each 25 gram skein measures 44 yards. Beautifully soft! MSRP $9.95 Sale Price $7.45

Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool yarn is spun in Italy and has exquisite knitting properties. 65% Wool, 35% Silk. Colors are carefully selected to allow for harmonious combinations in color patterns and to fit in with current fashion. Fiber Content: 65% wool, 35% silk, Yardage: 192 yrd / 175m Gauge: approx. 22 sts /4" 10 cm MSRP $7.50 Sale Price $5.60

Sale rules and policies: Sale begins promptly on March 1st at 12:00 PM EST and ends on April 1st at 11:59 AM EST. Saturday sale post will run from 12:00 PM EST to the following Monday 11:59 AM EST. Yarn lines change daily at 12:00 PM EST. Your online order must be placed prior to 11:59 AM EST to receive the sale price for that day. All sale yarns are final purchase – no returns and no cancellations of orders excepted. Sale price does not apply to special orders or backorders. Sale applies only to in-stock yarn. No phone orders please. The Yarn and Fiber Company reserves the right to remove and/or add items to the sale on any given day at any given time without notice. Items that run out of in-stock quantities may be removed from the online sale without notice as deemed necessary by The Yarn and Fiber Company.