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Socks, T-Shirts, Shrugs, What Will You Make This Summer?

June 2020

New Location!
Tina has moved and that means the shop has too.  In the near future, you will be able to pick-up orders, make in-person appointments, and occasionally meet for groups at 1310 NE 21st Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124.  Please contact Tina ( with questions or appointment requests.

Back-Patio-Reading Book Sale

Instead of lazy beachside reading this summer, how about some back patio inspiration? Blacksheep has some of our favorite books on sale. No code necessary!

25% off the following books: Curls, Curls 2, Curls 3Froth and Foam
40% off the following books: Wearable KnitWits, One-Piece KnitsKnit Along With Debbie Macomber

Summer Time Knitting/Crochet A-Longs

Socks and lace are Kelli's favorite summer knits.  Join her for a sock KAL and learn about tips and tricks for fitting socks to your feet on Mondays and Wednesdays in June.  (Check out the videos this week for a discussion of gauge, ribbing, casting-on, heels, fitting.)

Sock KAL- Kelli's Sock Recipe (live in the videos), Lilliput Simple Sock or another sock yarn
KAL starts June 22, 2020 and will be featured in Kelli's Monday & Wednesday videos
July Lace KAL- The Elroy Shawl, Handmaiden Sea Lace or Silk Lace, starts July 6 and will be featured in Kelli's Monday & Wednesday videos

It's time for summer knitting and that means Tina can really crack out the veggies. T-shirts and tanks are perfect summer projects to pair with lace and fingering weight cotton, bamboo, Tencel, and linens. Prep for our next Knit-A-Long/Crochet-A-Long by choosing your Handmaiden Sea Silk for the KAL or Universal Flax Lace for the CAL.  

KAL- Sea Silk ShirtHandmaiden Sea Silk
CAL- Mesh-Up TeeUniversal Flax Lace
K/CAL starts July 10, 2020 and will be featured in Tina's Friday videos

Join Tina and Kelli on the BlackSheep FaceBook Page Mon, Wed, and Fri around Noon-1pm Oregon Time for live videos, question/answer, and help.  If you miss these live chats we put many of them up afterwards on our YouTube channel.  


We Are Slowly Opening*

Oregon will soon enter stage 2 of opening back up.  We are still cautiously staying apart but on nice days Tina has begun to meet with a few people at Central Park in Orenco Station.  Weather permitting our Knit Groups can resume.  Starting on Saturday Tina will be at Central Park with her crafting in tow to join up with others.

If it is warm enough but spitting a bit of rain we can hang under the gazebo on the south end of the park.  If it is warm and sunny anywhere on the lawn or near the park benches is fine.

Bring your current crafting project, a chair and a beverage/snack to Central Park at Orenco Station on the following days/times:

Tues- 10:30-noon 

First Wed of the month-1:00pm-3pm



*Photo from BC (Before Corona) and also from a few years ago!

2020 Slow Yarn Crawl

It's back!  We are "couch crawling" with online purchases throughout the summer.  Once things open up, you may still travel to the stores to receive your passport stamps. BlackSheep is even participating as a donor.  We're having extra drawings for any purchases by crawlers during the Slow Yarn Crawl.  For more info, check out our Events page at BlackSheep or go to the Slow Crawl website


Check Your Account Online

Keep track of your points and rewards online!  Did you know you can create a login and check your points balance through the website?  You can even redeem your rewards through the website. You earn $5 back for every $100 spent.  We may have closed the physical store, but you still earn points and are able to redeem rewards on all purchases (whether from the website or a festival).

Go here to register. :)

BlackSheep Fiber Emporium
6154 NE Brighton St
Hillsboro, OR 97124

By Appointment Only!
(Email Tina to set up an appointment-