On Wednesday, October 30, Gene Ann's Yarns will host a yarn tasting featuring the brands under the Tahki/Stacy Charles name. Gene Ann's, a seventeen-year staple on the local yarn shop circuit, is located in the heart of downtown Barrington, and is known for its not-to-miss Anniversary Sales and vast selection of unique yarns.
The yarn tasting is scheduled from 7p.m to 9p.m. at the store, and refreshments will be provided to attendees. In addition to seizing the chance to try out various lines in the Tahki/Stacy Charles line, customers will be eligible for door prizes for which they must be present to win.
Gene Ann's is located in downtown Barrington, and is located near IL Rte 59 and Lake Cook Road and County Line Road. The store is also accessible by Metra, but there is plenty of street parking in the area. Click here for a map and directions to the store from any location.
Yarn tastings are an excellent opportunity for customers to cast on and knit with new brands, new fiber blends, and to offer feedback to the yarn shop owners on their feelings regarding their offerings. Gene Ann's is no different; the store is extending the chance to try newer lines in the store during later business hours. Some of Tahki/Stacy Charles' yarns include Cotton Classic, Big Montana, Diamante, Luna, and Superior. Their brand umbrella includes Tahki Yarns, S. Charles Collezione, Filatura di Crosa, Loop-d-Loop, and TSCArtyarns.
For more information regarding the event, members of the staff at Gene Ann's can be reached at 847-842-9321 on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10a.m. to 5p.m.. While RSVP is not necessary, the store is always happy to answer questions both about the event and general inquiries about the store.
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