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ARTSPREE 2012: Pom Pom Yarnbomb

This Saturday, July 14th, The Fuzz (with the help of Aloha Knitters volunteers) is hosting a pom pom yarnbomb at The Honolulu Museum of Arts Spalding House annual ARTSPREE family event. Admission is free, and a free shuttle will be running between Punahou School and Spalding House from 10 AM – 4 PM.

Parents of the Art Camp kids have been asking about where to find supplies and lessons; this is a short list of resources both local and online.

Yarn & Lessons
YarnStory
1411 South King St., 2nd floor, Honolulu
phone: 808-593-2212
owner: Kim
Knitting and crocheting lessons are available and can be tailored to any experience level; call Kim or drop by the shop for schedule and rates.

Aloha Yarn
46-018 Kamehameha Hwy, #209 (next to the Kaneohe Post Office)
phone: 808-234-5865
owner: Nanea
Lessons available; check the website, call, or stop by the shop for schedule and rates.

Ben Franklin Crafts
Various locations on O’ahu; check in with your local branch for information about classes.

Online
Jimmy Beans Wool carries a wide range of yarns, tools, patterns, and books. Shipping is fast and reliable, at a flat rate of $4 per order.

Elann offers great bargains on brand-named yarns (often discontinued colors or types), and has a value-priced house brand. They also sell tools, patterns, and books.

WEBS offers a wide range of yarns, including their own house brand. Quantity discounts available on many items. They also sell tools, patterns, and books.

Knit Picks sells their own brand of yarn at competitive prices, as well as tools, patterns, and books.

There are many more retailers – this is just a short list!

Tools
The Embellish-Knit! Machine for making knit cord is available at joann.com.

Clover Pom-Pom Makers are available at Ben Franklin Crafts.

Templates for making your own pom-pom makers are available from Vogue Knitting.

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