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It's SPRING at Chicks With Sticks!

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Happy First Day of Spring!

While it may have felt decidedly winter-like over the weekend, this week is looking promising. And Spring is making an appearance in the shop this week, too, as new warmer-weather yarns are starting to arrive! Check out  just a few of the new yarns:

Landscape by Laines du Nord Landscape by Laines du Nord is a blend of organic cotton and soy fiber.  Colorful, light, and breathable - this will be a great summer staple.
Cumulus Dappled by Juniper Moon Farm Cumulus and Cumulus Dappled by Juniper Moon Farm is 100% Israeli Mako Cotton that is super soft.  Pair coordinated solid and variagated colors to make great snuggly soft wearables for the whole family.
Lumi by Berroco Lumi is a cotton blend yarn from Berroco with just a touch of soft metallic shimmer that's just right from a soft, breezy summer project. (coming early this week)
Vintage Baby Handpaint by Berroco We have two new members of the Berroco Vintage family.  The first is Vintage Baby Handpaint, the same wonderful base as Vintage Baby, now available in five fun colorways. (coming early this week)
Vintage Sock The other new Vintage member is Vintage Sock. This machine-washable blend is perfectly suited for both socks and a wide variety of garments for children and adults.  And there is a great selection of colors! (coming early this week)

Upcoming Classes:

Stranded Colorwork

Standed Colorwork: Have you wanted to learn how to do stranded colorwork?  Join us for a 4-session class that begins on Thursday, March 30, 6-8 pm.  You will be guided through the entire process, starting with color selection, and learn to manage tension and floats.  More information and online sign-up is available here or call us at 269-552-9276 with questions or to register.


The Tunisian Crochet Handbook by Toni Lipsey

Tunisian Crochet for Beginners with Toni Lipsey: The canceled December class is back on for Saturday, April 15 from 10 am - noon!  Class is full right now, but please call and ask to be put on the wait list if you're interested.  Toni will also be around from 12:30 - 2:30 pm for a book signing that is open to anyone and everyone!


Our next Beginning Knitting 3-session class will be May 11, 18, and 25, 6-8 pm.  Online sign-up is available here.


Thursday Night Yarn Therapy is available most Thursdays from 6-8 pm. Join us for help or just to hang out with like-minded folks!  Next sessions are March 23, March 30, April 6, and April 13.


Thank you for making us your Local Yarn Shop!


The Chicks With Sticks Crew,

Amy, Michelle, Ann, Darlene K., Orell, Jane, and Darlene C.

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We are open at 5401-3 Portage Road in beautiful Portage, MI
Monday - Friday 11am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm

Visit us online at, on Instagram at chickswithstickskazoo, or on Facebook at @chickswithsticksyarns.