Shop Changes | Wildflower Button Studio

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New in 2015. Fastenation Studio is now Wildflower Button Studio!

Many things have been changed, including many of the shops social media pages, my Etsy shop, and a brand new website. The new website is www.wildflowerbuttonstudio.com and the new Etsy shop is WildflwrButtonStudio.

To read an abbreviated story about these changes, please read my blog post.

Also, in celebration of the reopening of the shop, receive 10% off any order from now through Sunday (the 25th). Coupon code is REOPENIU10. Many new buttons have been added to the shop, and there are now over 300 button sets listed, as well as the opportunity to customize any existing button set(s) or create new designs just for you.

Here are the links for all the new social pages. I would greatly appreciate your shares, follows, and likes as I’m having to start building my followers all over again, thank you all so very much for your support.

Thanks so much for looking, have a wonderful day!

Facebook
Shop Blog
Pinterest
Google +
Ravelry Group
Flickr

Just Added to the Shop, and a Pre-Order Event

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Lots of new yarn has just been added to the shop! Use code UNTANGLED10 for 10% off of your order, no minimums (expires on January 23 and can’t be used on pre-orders). If you don’t find exactly what you’re looking for, don’t worry! The pre-order event is on, starting today. Lots of info including pricing, bases and whatnot are available here in the SkeinnyDippers ravelry group. A Pre-Order Event is your chance to get that one special skein (or ten) in that favorite color of yours on that base that you reeeally want. Just email me, PM me at Ravelry (I’m heidelblogknits there), or convo me at the Etsy shop before noon on the 23rd of this month and I will do my best to make your wish come true.

Sugarplum

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I’m super excited for the first pattern release of 2015! The Sugarplum infinity scarf has a simple stitch pattern creates a spiraling lace reminiscent of the pirouetting dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. This fun project is perfect for that that special skein of fingering weight yarn that you have tucked away in your stash. The lace pattern really shows off in hand painted yarns while is interesting enough for semisolid colorways.

Sugarplum is the perfect three season accessory. Wear it this winter on the outside of your coat or wrapped twice around your neck to keep the chill out. During the warmer months pair it with your favorite top for a pop of color.

Introductory priced at $2.99 on Ravelry until January 20th. Grab that special skein of fingering weight yarn and get your knit on in 2015!

New Yarn for a New Year!

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2015 is going to bring a few changes in the label line-up for Cedar Hill Farm Company yarns. The first change to announce is the addition of a new yarn altogether: JOURNEY. Because it marks the beginning of a new direction for our yarns, and because it is ideal for lacey and cable-y socks and shawls, we think that this is the yarn that you will want with you on whatever your 2015 journey may be. 100% superwash, this 4-ply Merino is squishy-soft and absolutely luxurious! Journey yarns are hand painted in very small batches of 3 and 4 hanks to ensure that colors are vivid and uniform, and because of the nature of our dye process, each hank retains a one-of-a-kind quality.

In the spirit of going on a journey, all of the colorways of this collection will be named for the spectacular destinations that are worthy of anyone’s bucket list. Even if you are unable to travel there, you can wear the colors of the world’s most beautiful landscapes and cityscapes. Each colorway in this label debut has a story to tell, as well. For example, Avignon is so named for the lavender gardens that surround the stone monastery of Abbaye de Senanque near the historic town on Avignon, France. The colorway Cappadocia, of course, is named for the area in Anatolia, Turkey, where the landscape is rich with cordovan and the colors of desert sands. Additional colorways making their debut include: Lerwick, Glen Coe, and Norris Point.

Also, look for Journey as a featured yarn in Tangledmania’s “Knit-the-Book” event in 2015. One of these color ways will be used to knit the Ivy Trellis Mittens from Alana Dakos’ Botanical Knits.

JOURNEY is now available in limited quantities in the Cedar Hill Farm Company shop at Zibbet.com.

Carrot Seed Oil and Chocolate Chip Soap!

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Between winter in Idaho and the dye pot, my hands have been taking a beating. I started working on a hand balm that would absorb quickly, but work on winter hands. It didn’t take long before I branched out into soaps. Who knew chocolate soap would smell so good in the shower? The first batch of Carrot Seed Hand Balm for Needleworkers is now in my Etsy shop, along with a couple of batches of cold process, hand milled soap. The chocolate soap is my favorite, but French Rose with Chocolate Chip and Chunky Money are very popular!

Palamon Hat and Arcite Cowl: Patterns Released

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The matching Palamon Hat and Arcite Cowl patterns have been released. This hat and cowl feature two slip stitch patterns, which makes this a great design for variegated or semi-solid yarns. Knit with a worsted weight yarn (sample uses Malabrigo Worsted Merino), each one is a quick knit to help keep you warm this winter. Patterns are available on Ravelry separately or together as an eBook and are on sale through January 15, 2015. (Quick note on the names: Palamon and Arcite are the main characters in “The Knight’s Tale,” part of the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.)

Make your Valentine’s Day Mysterious!

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Now thru February 1st, C.Whitney Knits will be offering Valentine’s Day Mystery Skeins!

Using Design Seeds palettes for inspiration, there are two variations available, “St. Valentine’s Day Reds” or “Candy Hearts.” One is for the lover of light and fluffy, the other is dark and sensual. If you order more than one of the same colorway, all skeins will match unless otherwise directed.

IN OTHER NEWS: Two of the Black Dagger Brotherhood Brother’s have decided to make a reappearance in the shop for a limited time only! Blay and Wrath are on display now for your viewing pleasure.