When fitted onto a cannonball, a colorful stocking cap can both threaten an enemy admiral's life and suggest a thoughtful replacement for his threadbare wig. Send cheerfully mixed messages with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of yarn and knitting supplies at A Tangled Skein in Hyattsville, Maryland.
Threadless knitters can re-arm their needles with high-quality yarn at A Tangled Skein, as well as replace worn-out knitting pins and find new patterns. Quality fibers such as Silk Garden from Noro ($13.50/skein) or Lamb's Pride Worsted from Brown Sheep ($8.95/skein) can be found in quantity enough to keep a village of giants in knitted socks. This Groupon is also valid for sale items and discounted yarn, which yearns to grow into knitted sweaters and crocheted dioramas of the ocean floor. A Tangled Skein's yarn is available in nearly every color known to man and several colors kept secret by marsupials.
A Tangled Skein
A full-scale rainbow of yarns populates the shelves within A Tangled Skein, where a helpful staff culls a comprehensive collection of top-quality knitting and crocheting supplies. Drawing from its immense knowledge of the craft, the team helps patrons peruse the vast array of hand-dyed South American skeins and yarns from brands such as Debbie Bliss, Noro, and Berroco. They add new specimens to the lineup almost daily, and equip creators with books, patterns, needles, and notions. To further nurture blossoming skills or refine expert abilities, seasoned instructors lead relaxed, casual classes that divulge such techniques as purling, chain stitching, and making scarves for the most discerning snowmen.