Posts made in March, 2013

Spring/Summer Class Schedule

Thinking of learning a new skill? Hankering to knit your first sweater?Our spring and summer newsletter, including a schedule of classes, is now available. You can sign up for anything from Learn to Knit or Learn to Crochet to lace knitting, sweater knitting, drop spindling, needle felting, weaving and more. You can also learn more about our next knitalong (It’s a mystery!) and other summer events.If you’d like more information, or to sign up for a class, give us a call at 206-706-4197 or email us at...

Posted on Mar 29, 2013 in Classes, Newsletter, What's New | Comments Off on Spring/Summer Class Schedule

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Spring/Summer Class Schedule

Thinking of learning a new skill? Hankering to knit your first sweater?Our spring and summer newsletter, including a schedule of classes, is now available. You can sign up for anything from Learn to Knit or Learn to Crochet to lace knitting, sweater knitting, drop spindling, needle felting, weaving and more. You can also learn more about our next knitalong (It’s a mystery!) and other summer events.If you’d like more information, or to sign up for a class, give us a call at 206-706-4197 or email us at...

Posted on Mar 29, 2013 in Classes, Newsletter, What's New | Comments Off on Spring/Summer Class Schedule

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Coming Up March 25-31

Monday: Learn to Knit, 6 to 8 p.m. $20 plus supplies. Learn to cast on stitches, knit with the most basic stitch, and get started on your first scarf. Contact the store for registration information.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. We have suggestions for charities and patterns. Come join us!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: Sculpting with Felting Needles, 1 to 3 p.m. One session, $35 includes all supplies. Create a small animal figure as you learn to work with unspun wool and barbed needles to make three-dimensional sculpted shapes. Easy and fun, no experience needed. Contact the store for registration information.Gnarled Oak Knitalong, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Come for help or just to socialize as you work on our winter knitalong sweater.Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information. Learn to Knit, 3  to 5 p.m. $20 plus supplies.  Learn to cast on stitches, knit with the most basic stitch, and get started on your first scarf. Contact the store for registration...

Posted on Mar 25, 2013 in Charity, Classes, Knitalong | Comments Off on Coming Up March 25-31

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Coming Up March 25-31

Monday: Learn to Knit, 6 to 8 p.m. $20 plus supplies. Learn to cast on stitches, knit with the most basic stitch, and get started on your first scarf. Contact the store for registration information.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. We have suggestions for charities and patterns. Come join us!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: Sculpting with Felting Needles, 1 to 3 p.m. One session, $35 includes all supplies. Create a small animal figure as you learn to work with unspun wool and barbed needles to make three-dimensional sculpted shapes. Easy and fun, no experience needed. Contact the store for registration information.Gnarled Oak Knitalong, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Come for help or just to socialize as you work on our winter knitalong sweater.Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information. Learn to Knit, 3  to 5 p.m. $20 plus supplies.  Learn to cast on stitches, knit with the most basic stitch, and get started on your first scarf. Contact the store for registration...

Posted on Mar 25, 2013 in Charity, Classes, Knitalong | Comments Off on Coming Up March 25-31

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Coming Up March 18-24

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. We have suggestions for charities and patterns. Come join us!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. Learn to Knit for Kids (and Parents, Too). $20 per person plus supplies. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Learn the most basic knit stitch and begin a small, colorful project. Contact the store for registration...

Posted on Mar 18, 2013 in Charity, Classes | Comments Off on Coming Up March 18-24

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Coming Up March 18-24

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. We have suggestions for charities and patterns. Come join us!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. Learn to Knit for Kids (and Parents, Too). $20 per person plus supplies. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Learn the most basic knit stitch and begin a small, colorful project. Contact the store for registration...

Posted on Mar 18, 2013 in Charity, Classes | Comments Off on Coming Up March 18-24

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Coming Up March 11-17

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. We have suggestions for charities and patterns. Come join us!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: Baby Surprise Jacket, 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. First of three sessions. $60 plus supplies.  Elizabeth Zimmermann was a seminal figure in modern knitting. Her Baby Surprise Jacket, knit completely in garter stitch, is constructed in one piece and folds up into a delightfully geometric shape. Contact the store for registration information.Clapoktus, 1 to 3 p.m. First of two sessions. $40 plus supplies. The shawl with the funny name combines elements of two well-known patterns, the Clapotis and the Baktus. Working side to side, you learn to deliberately drop stitches to create a lacy laddered pattern. Contact the store for registration information.Bias Lace Scarf, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. First of two sessions. $40 plus supplies. A great introduction to simple lace knitting, this scarf creates diagonal bands of texture and color. Contact the store for registration information. Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information. Ridged Moebius Scarf, 3  to 5 p.m. First of two sessions. $40 plus supplies. Knit one of the popular infinity scarves with a twist. Learn a cast-on that works both sides of the scarf at once. Contact the store for registration...

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Charity, Classes | Comments Off on Coming Up March 11-17

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Coming Up March 11-17

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. We have suggestions for charities and patterns. Come join us!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: Baby Surprise Jacket, 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. First of three sessions. $60 plus supplies.  Elizabeth Zimmermann was a seminal figure in modern knitting. Her Baby Surprise Jacket, knit completely in garter stitch, is constructed in one piece and folds up into a delightfully geometric shape. Contact the store for registration information.Clapoktus, 1 to 3 p.m. First of two sessions. $40 plus supplies. The shawl with the funny name combines elements of two well-known patterns, the Clapotis and the Baktus. Working side to side, you learn to deliberately drop stitches to create a lacy laddered pattern. Contact the store for registration information.Bias Lace Scarf, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. First of two sessions. $40 plus supplies. A great introduction to simple lace knitting, this scarf creates diagonal bands of texture and color. Contact the store for registration information. Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information. Ridged Moebius Scarf, 3  to 5 p.m. First of two sessions. $40 plus supplies. Knit one of the popular infinity scarves with a twist. Learn a cast-on that works both sides of the scarf at once. Contact the store for registration...

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Charity, Classes | Comments Off on Coming Up March 11-17

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Sale of the Week

Habu Tsumugi Silk Lace, a lightly tweedy 100% silk lace-weight, is an excellent and versatile yarn. Knit or crochet it singly for lace, flowing summer garments or weaving projects. Double it or combine it with any number of other yarns for a wide range of effects. We have used it here at the shop to knit Adrift, an easy to knit and easy to wear top-down cardigan. Habu Tsumugi Silk Lace is 15% off through March 10.

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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Sale of the Week

Habu Tsumugi Silk Lace, a lightly tweedy 100% silk lace-weight, is an excellent and versatile yarn. Knit or crochet it singly for lace, flowing summer garments or weaving projects. Double it or combine it with any number of other yarns for a wide range of effects. We have used it here at the shop to knit Adrift, an easy to knit and easy to wear top-down cardigan. Habu Tsumugi Silk Lace is 15% off through March 10.

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 in Weekly Sale | Comments Off on Sale of the Week

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