Posts made in January, 2013

Coming Up January 28-February 3

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.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: Introduction to Weaving, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $70, plus $20 to rent a store loom if necessary. In one full-day session, learn to warp a small, rigid-heddle Cricket loom and then weave a scarf. Contact the store for registration information.Sunday: Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information. Learn to Crochet, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. $20 plus supplies. Learn the basic crochet stitches while you make a small sampler project. Contact the store for registration information.Gnarled Oak Knitalong Kickoff Party, 3 to 5 p.m. Come join us for refreshments and door prizes as we begin our winter project, a cardigan that can be sized for newborns through plus-sized women. We can help you pick out yarn and get started on your sweater. No preregistration...

Posted on Jan 28, 2013 in Charity, Classes, Events, Knitalong, Weaving | Comments Off on Coming Up January 28-February 3

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Coming Up January 28-February 3

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.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: Introduction to Weaving, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $70, plus $20 to rent a store loom if necessary. In one full-day session, learn to warp a small, rigid-heddle Cricket loom and then weave a scarf. Contact the store for registration information.Sunday: Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information. Learn to Crochet, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. $20 plus supplies. Learn the basic crochet stitches while you make a small sampler project. Contact the store for registration information.Gnarled Oak Knitalong Kickoff Party, 3 to 5 p.m. Come join us for refreshments and door prizes as we begin our winter project, a cardigan that can be sized for newborns through plus-sized women. We can help you pick out yarn and get started on your sweater. No preregistration...

Posted on Jan 28, 2013 in Charity, Classes, Events, Knitalong, Weaving | Comments Off on Coming Up January 28-February 3

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Coming Up January 21-27

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.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: Adrift Sweater, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. First of three sessions. $60 plus supplies. Make a contemporary top-down cardigan with choice of long or short sleeves and learn the ins and outs of one-piece sweater construction. Contact the store for registration information.Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information. Punch-Hook Rugs, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. One 2-hour session. $40. Using bulky-weight yarn and a monks cloth backing, we’ll learn the basic technique. Once you’ve learned the skill, you can make anything from an heirloom rug to a teddy bear to a carpet bag. Hook and supplies for a small project...

Posted on Jan 20, 2013 in Classes | Comments Off on Coming Up January 21-27

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Coming Up January 21-27

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.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: Adrift Sweater, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. First of three sessions. $60 plus supplies. Make a contemporary top-down cardigan with choice of long or short sleeves and learn the ins and outs of one-piece sweater construction. Contact the store for registration information.Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information. Punch-Hook Rugs, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. One 2-hour session. $40. Using bulky-weight yarn and a monks cloth backing, we’ll learn the basic technique. Once you’ve learned the skill, you can make anything from an heirloom rug to a teddy bear to a carpet bag. Hook and supplies for a small project...

Posted on Jan 20, 2013 in Classes | Comments Off on Coming Up January 21-27

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Knitalong Wrapup

How many ways can you knit a shawl? A multitude of ways, when the shawl is our Taygete knitalong. Participants shared their finished (and almost finished) items Sunday at the knitalong wrapup party. The striped shawl with lace edging showed up in silk, in wool, with beads, and in many color...

Posted on Jan 14, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Knitalong Wrapup

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Knitalong Wrapup

How many ways can you knit a shawl? A multitude of ways, when the shawl is our Taygete knitalong. Participants shared their finished (and almost finished) items Sunday at the knitalong wrapup party. The striped shawl with lace edging showed up in silk, in wool, with beads, and in many color...

Posted on Jan 14, 2013 in Knitalong | Comments Off on Knitalong Wrapup

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Posted on Jan 8, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on As Seen on KOMO News

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Coming Up January 7-13

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:  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: My First Socks, 1 to 3 p.m. Three weeks, $60 plus supplies. Learn to turn a heel and get hooked on the ultimate portable project. Contact the store for registration information.Basic Hat, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Two weeks, $40 plus supplies. This is a great second project for nearly new knitters. Learn to knit in the round and decrease as you make an easy hat. Contact the store for registration information.Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information. Learn to Crochet for Kids, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. $20 plus supplies. Recommended for kids age 8 or older. Contact the store for registration information.Taygete Knitalong Wrapup Party, 4 to 5 p.m. Show off your finished (or almost finished) projects and have the chance to win door...

Posted on Jan 7, 2013 in Classes, Knitalong | Comments Off on Coming Up January 7-13

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Coming Up January 7-13

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:  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: My First Socks, 1 to 3 p.m. Three weeks, $60 plus supplies. Learn to turn a heel and get hooked on the ultimate portable project. Contact the store for registration information.Basic Hat, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Two weeks, $40 plus supplies. This is a great second project for nearly new knitters. Learn to knit in the round and decrease as you make an easy hat. Contact the store for registration information.Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information. Learn to Crochet for Kids, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. $20 plus supplies. Recommended for kids age 8 or older. Contact the store for registration information.Taygete Knitalong Wrapup Party, 4 to 5 p.m. Show off your finished (or almost finished) projects and have the chance to win door...

Posted on Jan 7, 2013 in Classes, Knitalong | Comments Off on Coming Up January 7-13

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