When knitter's give back, we all win. 

Giving Tuesday

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 The final Geek-A-Long square of 2016 

Space Invaders

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 Check out our yarns in person at Steven Be's this month only! 

Steven Be Trunk Show

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About Us

Once upon a time, all the way back in 2000 and late, Megan-Anne and Jac lived in a world of knitted scarves and crocheted granny square blankets made of acrylic yarn. It was a sad...

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Events

Let’s hang out! Lattes & Llamas is hitting the road this year. Here is where you can expect to find us: Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival March 4-6, 2016 Friday: 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm...

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Shop

Real life is hard. Best to ignore it and drown your sorrow in yarn. Whether you need an Adventure, an Escape, or just a quick Vacation, Lattes & Llamas has the fiber therapy to get...

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Geek-A-Long

How It Works The Geek-A-Long is a yearlong mystery blanket knit-along. Each Sunday in 2016 Lattes & Llamas will post a double sided knitting pattern (with directions on how to convert it to tapestry crochet)...

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whats new in the shop: Masquerade Yarn

Unicorn Badboy $32.00

We know not all unicorns have fluffy pink manes and hearts in their eyes. Some of them like to put on their leather jackets and channel their inner James Dean.

Hogwarts Express $32.00

Are you ready to take the Hogwarts Express to wizarding school? Whether you’re a Slytherin, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, or Ravenclaw, you’ll be ready for the train to Hogwarts in style.

Bad Wolf $32.00

You are the Bad Wolf. You create yourself. You take the words and scatter them in time and space. A message to lead yourself to the yarn.

Rohan Trio Set $96.00

Perfect for three color shawls that you’d like to wear to Middle Earth, this set includes Rohan, Hobbiton, and Peridot.

Mount Doom Trio Set $96.00

Our trio sets are perfect for three color shawls and cowls that you’d like to knit into a silky dream. The pictured set features North Pole Decor, Office X-Mas Party, and Mount Doom.

Rivendell Trio Set $96.00

You can’t walk around in a ball gown and mask all day, but you can feed your royal side with Masquerade Yarn. The trio set features Rivendell, Loki, and Dragon House.

When knitters give back, we all win.

GIVING TUESDAY

We’re embracing the Giving Tuesday movement this year by donating $1 to Child’s Play Charity for each skein of Lattes & Llamas Yarn you welcome into your stash from November 29th through December 6th. In addition to donating a dollar for every skein, we are running a sale for 10% off your total purchase with the code: TOGETHER. Child’s Play Charity was founded on the idea that when gamers give back, everyone wins. This week we hope that gamers, knitters, and knitting gamers will join us in making sure that every kid has a Merry Christmas no matter where they are.

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New Year, New Theme, New Yarn

HOW IT WORKS.

In 2016, Louet North American will donate 50 cents to Child’s Play Charity for every skein sold to knit/crochet a Geek-A-Long blanket! Yeah. You read that right. Every time a skein of GEMS worsted yarn is sold to a Geek-A-Long knitter or crocheter, Child’s Play gets 50 cents. Here’s some sweet math for you: If you knit 24 GAL squares with GEMS worsted yarn to create the official sized blanket, you will need 24 skeins. That means you get two squares out of two contrasting colored skeins while Child’s Play Charity receives 12 dollars just for you knitting the blanket.

Mention the Geek-A-Long when you place your yarn order. The best and easiest way is to purchase the yarn through your local yarn store or through Louet. This process also supports your LYS, so everyone wins. If your store currently stocks Louet’s GEMS worsted, they just have to mention that their customers are making GAL blankets when they place their next order. If your store doesn’t carry Louet, they can still get it for the whole store or just for you. Let your LYS know you want Louet GEMS yarn. Have the shop owner contact us and we’ll send them a media kit with all the Louet and GAL info they’ll need, including direct contact information for Pam Van Stralen of Louet, who will be handling the per-skein donations. I swear, it’s a majorly easy process.

Let your LYS know you want Louet GEMS yarn.

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latest from the blog

December MKAL: Rose Quartz
Posted By Megan-Anne Llama  Posted On 05-Dec-2016

I'm completely obsessed with Steven Universe right now. That's partially due to Mabel the Merciless being endlessly entertained by the theme song, but mostly because it's an absolutely amazing show. It makes me laugh, it makes me cry, and especially over the last year it's had a lot to say

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Game Over Geek-A-Long 2016
Posted By Jacquline Cappuccino  Posted On 04-Dec-2016

As we speak, Lattes & Llamas' 2016 Geek-A-Long blanket knit with Louet Gems yarn is on its way to Child's Play Charity to be auctioned off at their annual dinner gala later this week. Every time I roll into FedEx with the blanket (this being the third time) I have

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Giving Tuesday
Posted By Jacquline Cappuccino  Posted On 29-Nov-2016

Some of you might notice that we didn't run any Black Friday or Cyber Monday sales this year. Despite what a strangely angry email accused us of last night, we weren't making a statement. We wanted to try out something a little different. Today, we're embracing the Giving Tuesday movement.

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