Iris Fine Yarns

Special Events

Meet the Author - Ginger K. Glomstead - Spinning A Good Yarn

April 17 & 18 Friday and Saturday

“A heart-warming story of self-discovery.”

Currently the featured romance novel at the Irish-American Heritage Center Library, Chicago

Author of two books specific to the beauty industry:
Common Disorders of the Skin, Scalp & Hair and Understanding Common Dermatitis; and a screen play, The Boy In Green.

Her third novel, The Power Inside, is due to be released July 2015.


9-10am: Bring a knitting project and join Ginger and others for this special opportunity to talk about the writing process and the role of knitting in our lives. We’ll serve coffee and muffins. Please register. Limited to 6 people per morning.

10-2pm: Stop in to meet Ginger. Have her sign your book. Share experiences with her about knitting and the writing process.

Rites of Spring Fiber Frolic April 17-18 Fri-Sat

April is a great time to see some new places in northeastern Wisconsin. IRIS is grateful to be a part of this event circling Lake Winnebago and parts east. So, join some friends for a day of good food and fiber.

Event partners include: IRIS, Atlas Coffee Mill, Yarns by Design, Fine Fox Gallery, Gyros and More, Bungalow Quilting and Yarn, The Woolgatherers Ltd, The Knitting Room, LaClare Farm, Magpie’s Cottage, Hidden Valley Woolen Mill, Bleating Heart Haven, Lindago Farms and Mud Creek Coffee.

AT IRIS: Meet the Author At IRIS, we’re planning several special things for you: Meet the author of a lovely new novel about a woman’s heart-warming journey of self-discovery. Our heroine, Sheila, finds knitting to be her salvation during some challenging turns in her life. Ginger K. Glomstead, Spinning a Good Yarn, CBHR Publishing, published in paperback in 2014.

Talk with Ginger about the writing and publishing process and knitting. She’ll be here 10-3 pm on both Friday and Saturday.

Prizes and Surprises Lovely gifts while they last. A $100 Gift Certificate drawing and more.

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