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 Week 34 of the Geek-A-Long 


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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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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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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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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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Mini Vacation Yarn Kit $25

Are you ready for a mini-vacation? Here is the kit to help you get there! Each set contains five 92 yard skeins for a total of 460 yards.

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Vacation Yarn Minis $5

Everything is cuter when its tiny, and mini skeins are no exception! Vacation Yarn was designed to be the perfect me-time getaway. Made with 75% Superwash Merino and 25% Nylon, this yarn is the perfect choice for socks that you plan to love for a long time.

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Adventure Yarn in Darth Unicorn $21

Darth Unicorn, 80s Hair Band, Galaxy Quest, and Mermaid hair are back by popular demand. Get them now before they’re sold out!

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New Year, New Theme, New Yarn


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: Halo
Posted By Megan-Anne Llama  Posted On 21-Aug-2016

"When I joined the Corps, we didn't have any fancy-schmanzy tanks. We had sticks! Two sticks, and a rock for the whole platoon—and we had to share the rock!"-Sergeant Johnson I am not the target audience for Halo. That's OK. I respect all of our brotato chips out there. The

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2016 Geek-A-Long: Myst
Posted By Megan-Anne Llama  Posted On 14-Aug-2016

If you know me in real life or if you've been following us since 2014, you'll know that as a kid I didn't exactly have my finger on the pulse of popular culture. I was that sort of funny-in-retrospect nerd that would defend claiming a fictional character as my best

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STITCHES Midwest Giveaway
Posted By Jacquline Cappuccino  Posted On 13-Aug-2016

Did you spend last weekend with a permanent frown on your face as you scrolled through pictures of other peoples swag and general good times at STITCHES Midwest? I've been there. I recently had the flu instead of attending TNNA and was extremely grateful that I had planned on staying

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