‘Farewell to Downton Abbey’ High Tea and Knit-Along

Our first High Tea and Knit-Along was such a great success we plan on repeating it on the first Sunday of April. Thanks to creative Lynn Williams (Mrs. Hughes), we provided scones, cucumber sandwiches and cake, while Sydney (Daisy) served unlimited cups of fresh brewed Townshend’s Teas: Lady Londonderry, Creme de la Earl Grey, and […]

Socks, socks and more socks!

Apples to Oranges has so much beautiful sock yarn, but I couldn’t resist ordering more. We just received a shipment of the Zauberball, Regia 4-Ply and Regia Pairfect Cotton, Araucania Nuble, and Viking Nordlys …. as though we didn’t already have Trekking XXL, Noro Taiyo and Silk Garden Sock, MadelineTosh sock, Swan Island sock, Malabrigo […]

Second Year Anniversary and Big Changes!

Our second year anniversary in July is going to coincide with our exciting move to 204 E. Main Street, Silverton!  Everyone who has been in Apples to Oranges knows that we have a LOT of yarn in a very small space….now we’ll be able to have a lot of yarn and display it properly. So […]

Pints & Purls – May 21, 2015

Join us Thursday, May 21st from 6-8pm at Seven Brides for Pints & Purls. Tap Room 990 North First Street Silverton, Oregon 97381 This month we welcome Gail Smith of Windsor Farms Rabbitry. Gail lives right here in Silverton where she raises her adorable bunnies and will be sharing her amazingly soft angora yarns with […]

Pints & Purls – December 18, 2014

Pints & Purls in the Case Room Thursday night, December 18, at Seven Brides from 6-8pm in their infamous Case Room. Come and have dinner with us, enjoy a hand-crafted beer and get in a few rounds of knitting! Our special guests this evening will be from the Glasgow Girls Candle Company (natural soy based […]

Pints & Purls – November 20, 2014

Pints & Purls in the Case Room Thursday night, November 20, at Seven Brides from 6-8pm in their infamous Case Room. Come and have dinner with us, enjoy a hand-crafted beer and get in a few rounds of knitting! We will bring our beautiful, certified organic, hand-dyed, etc.etc. Swans Island with a special low price […]

October Update

I’m sitting on my couch with a box of kleenex, a cup of coffee, a warm fire, my knitting and a laptop. We’re still loading information into our website applestooranges.net, and not even half way there! It could be  slow and tedious, something like this sweater I’m knitting using Classy worsted from Dream in Color (one of my […]

Whitsunday Reflections

What does one do when on a small sailboat in the Whitsunday Islands of Australia? Why, knit a hat with Whitsunday yarns from the Queensland Collection, of course. And then, because the wind is chilly in September, wear your hat while knitting a scarf with Araucania Huasco yarn, using the ever popular Hitchhiker pattern by […]

Pints & Purls – October 16, 2014

Pints & Purls in the Case Room This week we welcome Spinners Candy to Pints & Purls. Thursday night, October 16, 2014 at Seven Brides from 6-8pm in their infamous Case Room. Come and have dinner with us, enjoy a hand-crafted beer and get in a few rounds of knitting! You will also be able […]