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 Week 35 of the Geek-A-Long 

Oregon Trail

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 Coffee Break Yarn Mini sets are now available for pre-order. 

Coffee Break's should sparkle

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 Say hello to our new hand-painted pima cotton! 

Baah-Free Yarn

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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

Darth Unicorn $21

Darth Unicorn is back in stock and ready to tempt you to the dark side. With its subtle sheen, amazing stitch definition, and striking colors, Adventure Yarn is a high-twist complement to your epic space opera life.

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Galaxy Quest $21

Galaxy Quest is back and ready to embark on intergalactic adventures.

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80s Hair Band $21

80s Hair Band is back in stock and ready to rock your socks off on our Adventure Yarn base.

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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

Giveaway Winners and Appleseeds
Posted By Jacquline Cappuccino  Posted On 29-Aug-2016

For those of you keeping score, this announcement was supposed to happen over the weekend. Instead, Megan-Anne and I accidentally got sidetracked planning a vacation to our hometown. Any other time, I'd apologize for making you wait to find out if you are one of seven lucky winners, but I'm not

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2016 Geek-A-Long: Oregon Trail
Posted By Jacquline Cappuccino  Posted On 28-Aug-2016

Alright, so this is going to date me. Like, you're gonna read this and be like: "But, Jac, we thought you were super young and hip. Is everything a lie? Is this whole thing a sham? WHO CAN I TRUST ANYMORE?" Sorry, guys. Despite what my round baby face might

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Fangirl
Posted By Jacquline Cappuccino  Posted On 25-Aug-2016

The fact that I'm not using all caps right now, I think, is a small miracle. Really, I'm showing a lot of restraint. (You're welcome.) Because what I'd like to do looks a little something like this: DID YOU KNOW THERE IS A VERONICA MARS AUDIO BOOK? Now, imagine me

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