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SOCKTOBER 2020!
Online Promotions SALE
SOCKTOBER 2020!

It's that time again peeps - Socktober is in full swing around here. We're celebrating all things socks with a sock yarn sale! From Friday October 9 to Monday October 12 all sock yarn is 20% off! No code needed - just add them to your cart and the discount will be automatically applied at checkout. The sale also runs in store Friday - Sunday. 

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It's Contest Time!
Giveaways! Online Promotions
It's Contest Time!

Happy freakin’ birthday to Brooklyn Tweed! For TEN years BT has been rocking the fire world with high-quality yarns, timeless patterns, and jaw-dropping colourways all while setting the standard for running a company with a truly ethical and respectful mindset. They deserve a heartfelt round of applause for all of the work that they have done to repopularize knitting for the 21st century! 

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Workhorse Yarns: An Ode to Well Priced, Woolly Wools.
Workhorse Yarns: An Ode to Well Priced, Woolly Wools.

At STASH, we are HUGE fans of a good workhorse yarn. What the heck is a workhorse yarn, you ask? A workhorse yarn is a high quality, durable, woolly wool with an awesome price point. We thought we'd share some of our current  favourites! 

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Sweater Weather!
Sweaters
Sweater Weather!

Are your morning walks a little chillier than they were a week ago? Have you substituted your summer flats for sneakers?  Are your nostrils assaulted by the sweet smell of pumpkin spice every time you step into a cafe?  If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, brace yourself - because it's fall, ya'll!  Whether you're a pro knitter or an adventurous beginner, you deserve a sweet sweater this season! We've compiled a list of free and paid patterns that are beginner friendly, classic, and size inclusive! 

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The Stellar Hat
Free Patterns
The Stellar Hat

A charming seed stitch hat with a six point star on the crown, designed to show off the supreme squish factor of indie dyed bulky yarn! We’ve made this hat in both Lily & Pine Oak Bulky and Ancient Arts Big Squeeze and we can attest that they are both exceptionally awesome.

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DIY Rainbow Wall Hangings!
Happy Pride!
DIY Rainbow Wall Hangings!

It is the 30th year of Pride celebrations in Calgary, and STASH is celebrating with a fiber-rific wall hanging kit that is inspired by the traditional rainbow flag! At STASH we too believe in resiliency, community, & love - and as allies of the LGBTQA2S+ community we want to show our support by donating 100% of the profits from kit sales to the Calgary Queer Arts Society. 

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STASH's Summer Shawl
Free Patterns
STASH's Summer Shawl

Summer in Calgary is magical, moody, brilliant, intense, and fun! What better way to celebrate the upcoming summer season in Calgary than with a revisit of our unique shawl pattern in gorgeous indie colours?  This shawl is a fun and relaxing knit - it has a simple, memorable pattern and the colour changes are in just the right places to keep your interest. It makes a great palette-cleanser!

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UPDATE: Curbside Pickup at STASH
Covid-19
UPDATE: Curbside Pickup at STASH

Even though we're ready to reopen, we will continue offering curbside pickup well, forever. It's still the safest option, and darn it if it isn't just the most convenient too!

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Thank You from the peeps at STASH
Thank You from the peeps at STASH

I want to take this time to thank each and every one of you for being so awesome during these strange times. Every order that we receive from you is like a high five - it brightens our spirits and helps to ensure that STASH will get through this!  More importantly, we hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy right now.

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STASH’s Online Ordering Reaches New Heights
April Fools
STASH’s Online Ordering Reaches New Heights

Crafty peeps! We are so excited to announce that STASH now has even more shipping options for your next order! 

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Important Update for STASH Loyalty Members
Covid-19
Important Update for STASH Loyalty Members

Effective immediately, we will be freezing the collection and redemption of STASH loyalty points until our retail shop reopens in a safe and systematic manner. We will not be collecting or tracking points, and will not be retroactively applying points from purchases made online between March 25th, 2020 and the date that we reopen. Your points will be held, unaltered, for you until we can see your lovely faces again.

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STASH's Cozy Cowl
Free Patterns
STASH's Cozy Cowl

This cozy cowl is the perfect project to learn how to cast on, knit, slip stitches, and cast off! You will also dabble in basic decreases and increases and get to practice some simple but essential finishing techniques. Knit on straight needles in garter stitch (knitting every stitch, no purls) with super bulky yarn and large needles, the cozy cowl is a satisfying, repetitive project that is manageable for new knitters.

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