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2017 Yarn Tasting!

2017 Yarn Tasting!

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Friday, July 21st ~~ 5:30-9:30pm Mountain Colors, Frabjous Fibers, ModeKnit & More! These are just a few of the yarns you will have the opportunity to 'taste' with us. Each person will receive a variety of mini cakes for tasting as well as a few goodies.  We also have LOTS of door prizes and many of the new yarns will be offered as cash and carry so you can be the first to take some home with you that night! The event will take place in Crooked River Room in the Portage Crossings Market District and we're catering sandwiches, salads, fruit, cheese...

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Stitch n Pitch with the Akron Racers ~~ Saturday, August 12 @ 7:05pm

Stitch n Pitch with the Akron Racers ~~ Saturday, August 12 @ 7:05pm

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Join us as we promote our crafts at the Akron Racers Game!  The theme that night is Pink the Park to promote breast cancer awareness so be sure to wear your pink that night! Tickets are just $7 each and can be purchased on our website.  Gates open at 6pm, game starts at 7:05pm.   Click Here to purchase your tickets online or pick them up the next time you're in the shop!  It's always a good time when knitters & crocheters come together!!!. Click here for more information on the Racers' Pink the Park nights.  

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World Wide Knit in Public Day ~~ Saturday, June 10th

World Wide Knit in Public Day ~~ Saturday, June 10th

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11am - 1pm Be sure to mark your calendars for our 3nd annual Worldwide Knit in Public Day! We're not sure where we'll be sitting this year, it all depends on the status of the construction and also the Irish Festival is that weekend.  So plan on bringing a chair and meet at the shop at 10:30am.  If you're running late, no worries, you can stop in and we'll let you know where we ended up! Those who participate will be given a ticket and invited back to Harps & Thistles for a chance to win prizes donated by my...

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Big FAHT Charity Competition ~~ June 1 - August 13

Big FAHT Charity Competition ~~ June 1 - August 13

Posted by Cindy Michael on

In an effort to give back to our communities, Fiber Addiction and Harps & Thistles Yarn  Emporium are joining forces for some friendly competition to see just who has the most charitable customers. We’ll be collecting donations and handing out tickets throughout the summer for Akron Children’s Hospital & Forbes House and will top it off with a joint event in the fall to crown the winning shop and draw tickets for PRIZES! Here’s how it works…1. Purchase yarn to knit or crochet an item for charity. Hat, scarf, baby blanket, etc. ** 2. Register your purchase on the sign-up sheet...

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Charity Knitting Days!

Charity Knitting Days!

Posted by Cindy Michael on

We're planning to set aside some time each month this year to knit or crochet together for charity.  On the last Saturday of each month we will focus on a different project and a different charity to provide warmth to those who are less fortunate. January 28th from noon-3pm will be our first get together and we plan to knit hats for the homeless.  Bring your own yarn or receive a discount if you purchase it at Harps & Thistles!

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