Posts made in September, 2012

This Week’s Calendar

Tuesday: Evening sit and knit group, 6 to 9 p.m. All knitters, crocheters and stitchers welcome! Free.Wednesday: Midday sit and knit group, noon to 2 p.m. All knitters, crocheters and stitchers welcome! Free.Continuing Knitting class, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact the store for registration information.Thursday:  Charity knitting group, noon to 2 p.m. Bring or start a project to donate. Free.Learn to Knit or Learn to Crochet, 6 to 8 p.m. $20 plus supplies. No registration required.Project Help, 6 to 8 p.m. Stuck on a project? Need to learn a new technique? Drop in for help. Only $5.Saturday:  Socks Two at a Time, 10:30 to 12:30. Learn the ins and outs of knitting two socks at once on one long circular needle. Three-week class, $60 plus supplies. Contact the store for registration information.Punch-Hook Rugs, 1 to 3 p.m. Using bulky-weight yarn and a monk’s cloth backing, learn a skill that will let you make anything from an heirloom rug to  a carpet bag. $40, includes supplies. Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon. Contact the store for registration  information.Drop-spindling class, 3-5 p.m. Create your own yarn using a drop spindle and learn the techniques of drafting and spinning. Class includes fiber and a spindle to take home....

Posted on Sep 24, 2012 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on This Week’s Calendar

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This Week’s Calendar

Tuesday: Evening sit and knit group, 6 to 9 p.m. All knitters, crocheters and stitchers welcome! Free.Wednesday: Midday sit and knit group, noon to 2 p.m. All knitters, crocheters and stitchers welcome! Free.Continuing Knitting class, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact the store for registration information.Thursday:  Charity knitting group, noon to 2 p.m. Bring or start a project to donate. Free.Learn to Knit or Learn to Crochet, 6 to 8 p.m. $20 plus supplies. No registration required.Project Help, 6 to 8 p.m. Stuck on a project? Need to learn a new technique? Drop in for help. Only $5.Saturday:  Socks Two at a Time, 10:30 to 12:30. Learn the ins and outs of knitting two socks at once on one long circular needle. Three-week class, $60 plus supplies. Contact the store for registration information.Punch-Hook Rugs, 1 to 3 p.m. Using bulky-weight yarn and a monk’s cloth backing, learn a skill that will let you make anything from an heirloom rug to  a carpet bag. $40, includes supplies. Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon. Contact the store for registration  information.Drop-spindling class, 3-5 p.m. Create your own yarn using a drop spindle and learn the techniques of drafting and spinning. Class includes fiber and a spindle to take home....

Posted on Sep 24, 2012 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on This Week’s Calendar

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Taygete Knitalong

Our kickoff party on Saturday drew a big crowd, but it’s not too late to join in. Stop by the store for pattern and yarn information for the Taygete Shawl.

Posted on Sep 23, 2012 in Events, What's New | Comments Off on Taygete Knitalong

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Taygete Knitalong

Our kickoff party on Saturday drew a big crowd, but it’s not too late to join in. Stop by the store for pattern and yarn information for the Taygete Shawl.

Posted on Sep 23, 2012 in Events, What's New | Comments Off on Taygete Knitalong

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Bonnie Bishoff Shawl Pins

The latest additions to our collection of shawl and stick pins are from Bonnie Bishoff. Her metal stickpins are wavy, which helps prevent them from falling out of your clothes. Her shawl pins are made with polymer clay in fantastic mosaic, stripe and leaf patterns. Come check them...

Posted on Sep 22, 2012 in What's New | Comments Off on Bonnie Bishoff Shawl Pins

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Bonnie Bishoff Shawl Pins

The latest additions to our collection of shawl and stick pins are from Bonnie Bishoff. Her metal stickpins are wavy, which helps prevent them from falling out of your clothes. Her shawl pins are made with polymer clay in fantastic mosaic, stripe and leaf patterns. Come check them...

Posted on Sep 22, 2012 in What's New | Comments Off on Bonnie Bishoff Shawl Pins

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This Week’s Calendar

Tuesday: Evening sit and knit group, 6 to 9 p.m. All knitters, crocheters and stitchers welcome! Free.Wednesday: Midday sit and knit group, noon to 2 p.m. All knitters, crocheters and stitchers welcome! Free.Continuing Knitting class, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact the store for registration information.Thursday:  Charity knitting group, noon to 2 p.m. Bring or start a project to donate. Free.Learn to Knit or Learn to Crochet, 6 to 8 p.m. $20 plus supplies. No registration required.Project Help, 6 to 8 p.m. Stuck on a project? Need to learn a new technique? Drop in for help. Only $5.Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon. Contact the store for registration information. Fall Knitalong kickoff party, 3 to 5 p.m. Join us for door prizes and refreshments as you start your Taygete Shawl project. No registration required, staff will be on hand to help you pick out...

Posted on Sep 17, 2012 in Classes, Knitalong | Comments Off on This Week’s Calendar

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This Week’s Calendar

Tuesday: Evening sit and knit group, 6 to 9 p.m. All knitters, crocheters and stitchers welcome! Free.Wednesday: Midday sit and knit group, noon to 2 p.m. All knitters, crocheters and stitchers welcome! Free.Continuing Knitting class, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact the store for registration information.Thursday:  Charity knitting group, noon to 2 p.m. Bring or start a project to donate. Free.Learn to Knit or Learn to Crochet, 6 to 8 p.m. $20 plus supplies. No registration required.Project Help, 6 to 8 p.m. Stuck on a project? Need to learn a new technique? Drop in for help. Only $5.Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon. Contact the store for registration information. Fall Knitalong kickoff party, 3 to 5 p.m. Join us for door prizes and refreshments as you start your Taygete Shawl project. No registration required, staff will be on hand to help you pick out...

Posted on Sep 17, 2012 in Classes, Knitalong | Comments Off on This Week’s Calendar

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Purple Caps for Newborns

Click your knitting needles together and help prevent infant abuse!  The Never Shake Foundation needs your help to provide purple baby caps for a campaign to educate new parents about  Shaken Baby Syndrome and infant abuse in Washington state. Knit or crochet caps will be distributed during the month of November to new babies in hospitals throughout the state. Locally, caps can be sent to the following address:Seattle Children’s HospitalC/O Protection Program/Click for Babies4800 Sand Point Way NESeattle, WA 98105-0371 Hats can also be dropped off at the Fiber Gallery. To learn more, visit...

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Charity, Neighborhood News | Comments Off on Purple Caps for Newborns

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Purple Caps for Newborns

Click your knitting needles together and help prevent infant abuse!  The Never Shake Foundation needs your help to provide purple baby caps for a campaign to educate new parents about  Shaken Baby Syndrome and infant abuse in Washington state. Knit or crochet caps will be distributed during the month of November to new babies in hospitals throughout the state. Locally, caps can be sent to the following address:Seattle Children’s HospitalC/O Protection Program/Click for Babies4800 Sand Point Way NESeattle, WA 98105-0371 Hats can also be dropped off at the Fiber Gallery. To learn more, visit...

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Charity, Neighborhood News | Comments Off on Purple Caps for Newborns

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