Posts made in August, 2011

Sale of the Week

Hitsuji, from Noro, has been described as “Kureyon on steroids.” A plump, bulky wool that creates colorful stripes, it makes knitting accessories quick and fun. One of our customers used a single skein to create this delightful monster. You can see her project details on Ravlery. Hitsuji is 15% through September...

Posted on Aug 29, 2011 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

Hitsuji, from Noro, has been described as “Kureyon on steroids.” A plump, bulky wool that creates colorful stripes, it makes knitting accessories quick and fun. One of our customers used a single skein to create this delightful monster. You can see her project details on Ravlery. Hitsuji is 15% through September...

Posted on Aug 29, 2011 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

Silky Alpaca Lace, from Classic Elite, has become one of our favorite yarns. After using it in our Treasure Lace Knitalong this summer we fell in love with it’s softness, shine and drape. And since it comes in both solid and variegated colorways there is really something to appeal to everyone’s color sense. It works up into stunning lace like in this stole, Utsukushii, a free pattern from Classic Elite. It’s equally beautiful in simple garter stitch like in the Silky Alpaca Lace Shawl. The shawl, also a free pattern, is worked on the bias with the yarn held doubled for an entirely different effect. Silky Alpaca Lace is 15% off through August...

Posted on Aug 22, 2011 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

Silky Alpaca Lace, from Classic Elite, has become one of our favorite yarns. After using it in our Treasure Lace Knitalong this summer we fell in love with it’s softness, shine and drape. And since it comes in both solid and variegated colorways there is really something to appeal to everyone’s color sense. It works up into stunning lace like in this stole, Utsukushii, a free pattern from Classic Elite. It’s equally beautiful in simple garter stitch like in the Silky Alpaca Lace Shawl. The shawl, also a free pattern, is worked on the bias with the yarn held doubled for an entirely different effect. Silky Alpaca Lace is 15% off through August...

Posted on Aug 22, 2011 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Frankling Habit Returns to the Fiber Gallery

Join the inimitable photographer, designer, cartoonist and knitting historian Franklin Habit on Thursday, September 8 in an exploration of lace edgings. These edgings are among the most beautiful, varied and useful patterns in the world of knitting. Applied with care and skill, they can lift an ordinary project into the extraordinary. In this Franklin Habit class, we’ll practice several edging techniques, including knitted-on, sewn-on, and simultaneous. Participants must be comfortable with basic lace knitting techniques, including simple chart reading. Limited spaces are available in the class, which will run from 6 to 9 p.m. and costs $70. Please call us at 206-706-4197 to...

Posted on Aug 19, 2011 in Classes | Comments Off on Frankling Habit Returns to the Fiber Gallery

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Frankling Habit Returns to the Fiber Gallery

Join the inimitable photographer, designer, cartoonist and knitting historian Franklin Habit on Thursday, September 8 in an exploration of lace edgings. These edgings are among the most beautiful, varied and useful patterns in the world of knitting. Applied with care and skill, they can lift an ordinary project into the extraordinary. In this Franklin Habit class, we’ll practice several edging techniques, including knitted-on, sewn-on, and simultaneous. Participants must be comfortable with basic lace knitting techniques, including simple chart reading. Limited spaces are available in the class, which will run from 6 to 9 p.m. and costs $70. Please call us at 206-706-4197 to...

Posted on Aug 19, 2011 in Classes | Comments Off on Frankling Habit Returns to the Fiber Gallery

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Cabled Earflap Hat

Our new classes for fall are available on our website. Our Cabled Earflap Hat teaches basic cabling and hat construction. Cables often mystify newer knitters with their seemingly intricate twists and turns but in reality they are very simple. This hat is worked in Cascade 128 Superwash, a lovely, soft, bulky wool that knits up quickly. The Cabled Earflap Hat runs Saturday, October 1 and 8, from 3:30 to 5:30. Please call us at...

Posted on Aug 18, 2011 in Classes | Comments Off on Cabled Earflap Hat

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Cabled Earflap Hat

Our new classes for fall are available on our website. Our Cabled Earflap Hat teaches basic cabling and hat construction. Cables often mystify newer knitters with their seemingly intricate twists and turns but in reality they are very simple. This hat is worked in Cascade 128 Superwash, a lovely, soft, bulky wool that knits up quickly. The Cabled Earflap Hat runs Saturday, October 1 and 8, from 3:30 to 5:30. Please call us at...

Posted on Aug 18, 2011 in Classes | Comments Off on Cabled Earflap Hat

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Sale of the Week

Fuzzy, shiny and oh so soft, Softspun DK from Sirdar, is also easy care. It’s a DK-weight blend of wool and acrylic that has a lovely halo and a luminous shine. It makes elegant accessories and sweaters and is machine washable. Softspun DK is 15% off through August 21.

Posted on Aug 15, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

Fuzzy, shiny and oh so soft, Softspun DK from Sirdar, is also easy care. It’s a DK-weight blend of wool and acrylic that has a lovely halo and a luminous shine. It makes elegant accessories and sweaters and is machine washable. Softspun DK is 15% off through August 21.

Posted on Aug 15, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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