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Norah Gaughan Retro Pullover
Knit with 4 to 6 balls of Berroco Ultra Wool DK, you'll feel right at home with this Norah Gaughan Retro Pullover. Just pick your two favorite colors, download the pattern, and start knitting!

Ultra Wool DK is machine washable and is a great workhorse yarn.

Special Offer - buy 4 (or more!) skeins of Berroco Ultra Wool DK, get the pattern for free! Just add the yarn AND the pattern to your cart, and use the code RETRO8 and the Retro pattern will be free! Offer good through Feb 5, 2022
The Man I Left Behind - Outlander
If you're a knitter that is a fan of the hit TV show "Outlander", we have some fiber fun for you! The officially licensed book contains 20 different patterns from the show. We also have kits available for almost all the patterns!

This beautiful vest is called "The Man I Left Behind" and is knit with the soft and luxurious Merino 6 from Trendsetter.

This and many other kits are available on our web site!
Classes - Learn new things for the New Year!
All our classes are on-line so you can be anywhere! We also record them so you can review what you've learned.
Last Chance to sign up!
The Any Season, Any Reason cowl class will help you discover working with two colors while using a slip stitch pattern in the round.

The class is taught using Manos Silk Blend, a delightful, Merino/Silk blend yarn that's a great go-to yarn for so many projects. (You don't have to buy the yarn to take the class, but we know it will look great if you do!)

You'll love making this cowl as much as you'll enjoy wearing it or sharing it with that special friend.

As a reminder, all our classes are taught on-line, so you don't have to be anywhere near Cambria!
It's time to Learn to Crochet!

Join us On-Line and learn how to crochet! The class is FREE. Supplies are also available for purchase but not required.

Come join us by learning this fun craft!
As a reminder, all our classes are taught on-line, so you don't have to be anywhere near Cambria!
Aranami Shawl in Candyland
Want an easier way to choose a project? Our website is full of fun and inspiring kits we've put together for you from companies such as Manos del Uruguay, Berroco, and Trendsetter. The pattern comes with the kit unless otherwise stated.

(Note: the Outlander patterns are not in the kits. Those patterns are available only in the book, available on our web site as well)
The Aranami Shawl is fun and fast to make as it's knit on US 10s using Candyland from Trendsetter, a soft, lightweight, self-striping yarn. Use 7 skeins of one color, or choose 3 of your favorites for an explosion of color!
Virtual Stitching in your Slippers
The Gradiente scarf - knit in Marina
Join us on-line every Thursday at 4:30 PM Pacific time for Stitching in your Slippers. This is free open time where we chat, share ideas and projects. It's the stitching group you didn't know you wanted to join. All skills and abilities welcome!

If you’re in the area, the models are in the shop!
This beautiful scarf is knit with 3 colors of Marina from Manos del Uruguay. It's knit triple and works up faster than you might think!
Current Store Hours

Sunday and Monday 11 - 4.

Tuesday Closed.

Wednesday and Thursday 11 - 4

Friday and Saturday 11 - 5.

By California mandate - Masks are required in the store until further notice. All staff in the shop is fully vaccinated and boosted.
Always check our web site or give us a call before you make a special trip to see us!
Auntie Woolie Says...
Auntie Wooly 2021

It's an exciting time of year as we look forward to getting the new Spring/Summer yarns and colors.
We hear new Manos colors are on their way, for instance!

Until next time, please stay well, get vaccinated, and...

Happy Stitching!
If you're in the area, check our web site at for the latest information on store hours.
Not Traveling? You're in good company!

Don't forget, you can still:
Join us on our Thursday evening Zoom meet-ups for community, help, and ideas!

If you're planning on visiting, please know our schedule can change based on guidelines and resources, so keep up with the latest schedule on our website at
Click here to see the latest information on mask requirements here in the county.

All of us in the shop are fully vaccinated!
We're Hiring!
Want to work part-time in a premier yarn shop surrounded by some of the finest yarns around? Imagine spending your day with hand-dyed merino, cashmere, silk, yak, alpaca, and more. Picture getting an aggressive employee discount on the products you see in our store every day.

We're looking for someone to join our little family part time, and that could be you!
Ball & Skein Videos!
Every month our collection of public videos grows! It's a great way to see designs and products from some of our favorite vendors.

You'll see trunk shows from vendors as well as presentations of the yarns from Manos del Uruguay and some pattern options.

If you haven't experienced our videos, please check them out. You'll get ideas for projects and colors to help you get started with a wide variety of projects.

Click the button below to see all our current video offerings!
Private Lessons

If you need some help, we'd love to assist you using Zoom! It's easy and can actually be fun. Yes, that means you can be anywhere and we can help you! Contact us to schedule an appointment and we can help you with your project or help you learn new skills!
Free Knit Pattern!

Designed by Alison Green, this beautiful, color work hat takes just two skeins of Ultra Wool DK. Pick your favorite colors and knit up a great hat!
The discounts keep coming, some as high as 50% off!
Upcoming Events and Classes
Ongoing Events - Check our Website!

Stay tuned to our Website, our Facebook Page (Feel free to 'Like' us!), our Ravelry Page, or this newsletter for all the latest news and upcoming special events!
Thank you!
We owe it to you that there has been the little yarn shop in Cambria since 1978. We're looking forward to serving you and your friends and family for another 44 years!

Kris, Oz, and the whole Ball & Skein family