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Geek-A-Long week 20: Starcraft

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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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Have a question or comment for Lattes & Llamas? Just fill out the form below! [column_content type="one_third" animation="name of animation"] Questions about the Geek-A-Long? Please view the FAQ page first. If you are inquiring about becoming...

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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

Escape Yarn Mini-Skein Bundles $40

Delightfully soft and luxurious, this yarn is the escape you deserve. Whether you’re getting away from dirty socks, a 9 to 5 job, or high pressured super secret squirrel missions, Escape Yarn will transport you to single-ply, silken getaway. Don’t worry about the landing, a cloud of baby alpaca, merino, and silk will break your fall!

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Dancing Robots Sock Kit $45

Domo arigato, Mr. Rosocko! You are fun, funky, and 100% unique, so why are you still wearing everyone else’s socks? You deserve socks that say, “Go ahead and stare a little longer. Sometimes I’m in awe of me too.” What better way to show your pizzazz than with dancing robots? The bold tonal yarn creates a sense of motion that is accented by this Bot’s smooth moves. Worked from the toe up, these are a surprisingly quick knit.

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Shersocks $3.99

Just because you’re a high-functioning sociopath is no reason to skip the fun socks! Knit in the round with adjustments for three sizes, these socks can be enjoyed by men and women alike.

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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

2016 Geek-A-Long: Harvest Moon
Posted By Jacquline Cappuccino  Posted On 22-May-2016

I've never played Harvest Moon before. At least, that's what I thought when I called my little sister earlier this week: ME: Remember when you thew a fit that we had to have a Harvest Moon square with the cute little cow on it? ALENA: Yeah. I freaking love that

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2016 Geek-A-Long: Starcraft
Posted By Megan-Anne Llama  Posted On 15-May-2016

Blueunicorns13 nominated Starcraft for the 2016 Geek-A-Long, and even though it didn't make the leaderboards, my husband informed me in no uncertain terms that I would be failing at video game appreciation if it wasn't included. Unfortunately, Jac and I played once in the 90's. We really don't have much

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2016 Geek-A-Long: Dragon Age
Posted By Jacquline Cappuccino  Posted On 08-May-2016

If I had it my way this entire post would be devoted to Dorian Pavus from Dragon Age Inquisition. He puts the romance back in necromancer. Dorian is 50% witty banter and 50% playful flirtation, and 100% the reason why I scrapped my female dwarf warrior in favor of a

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