Posts made in May, 2013

Knit a Shawl, Solve a Mystery!

Join us Sunday from 3 to 5 for the kickoff of our summer knitalong, a mystery shawl. The shawl is a one-skein project in sock-weight yarn. We’re recommending Hazel Knits’ Entice, although any sock or fingering-weight yarn will do. The pattern will be released in five segments every two weeks, and concludes August 25.As usual we’ll have refreshments and door prizes, as well as expert advice on hand. If you’d like to participate and can’t make the party, we can email you the pattern segments, or you can pick them up at the store. As usual, we’ll have help sessions along the way and a party at the end to show off our finished projects. There will be a $7 knitalong fee to cover the cost of creating and distributing the pattern. If you’d like to sign up, stop by the store or give us a call. The full knitalong schedule can be found in our...

Posted on May 26, 2013 in Events, Knitalong | Comments Off on Knit a Shawl, Solve a Mystery!

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Coming Up May 27-June 2

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: Phinney-Greenwood Rainbow Hop, 11-2. Celebrate Pride Month by joining businesses up and down Greenwood for giveaways, demonstrations and games. Kids can finger-knit with rainbow yarn at the Fiber Gallery.Basic Rigid Heddle Weaving, 10:30 to 5:30. $70. Learn to weave on our small, portable cricket looms. You will warp and weave your first small project in a day. Looms are available for purchase or for rental (extra fee). No experience needed. Contact the store for registration informationSunday:  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 three basic stitches and how to group them into designs. Contact the store for registration information.Mystery Shawl Knitalong kickoff party, 3-5. Come for fun and door prizes as we start our summer project, a sock-weight shawl. Pattern segments will be distributed every two weeks until the shawl is...

Posted on May 26, 2013 in Classes, Events, Knitalong, Weaving | Comments Off on Coming Up May 27-June 2

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Tour Your Local Yarn Shops!

Tour Your Local Yarn Shops!

The 2013 LYS tour is here this weekend!Along with 23 other Local Yarn Shops (including five new participants) from Bellingham to Kent, we plan to make this year’s tour the best ever. Every store will be giving away free exclusive patterns. And this year’s tour features stitch marker giveaways, 96 door prizes and even more ways to win gift certificates!We will be open extended hours over the weekend: 10 to 8 on Thursday and Friday, and 10-6 on Saturday and Sunday.Passports are available now. Stop by the store, pick one up and start planning your...

Posted on May 12, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tour Your Local Yarn Shops!

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Coming Up May 13-19

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 and Sunday: No classes scheduled. Join us on the LYS...

Posted on May 12, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Coming Up May 13-19

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A Forest of Gnarled Oaks

A Forest of Gnarled Oaks

We had a great turnout Sunday at the wrapup party for the Gnarled Oak knitalong. Thanks to everyone who participated!

Posted on May 5, 2013 in Knitalong | Comments Off on A Forest of Gnarled Oaks

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Coming Up May 6-12

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.Friday: Greenwood-Phinney Art Walk, 6 to 9 p.m. We will be displaying work by Elizabeth Desiree Torbet.Saturday: Art walk continues noon to 5 p.m.Needle Felting, 10:30 to 12:30. $35, includes all supplies. Make a small animal figure as you learn the basics of this fun sculptural technique. No experience needed. Contact the store for registration information.Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information.Surface design with felting needles, 12:30 to 2:30. $45 includes all supplies. Embellish a small felted purse with unspun wool and felting needles, creating your own fiber ‘painting.’ No experience needed. 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 May 5, 2013 in Classes, Events, Needle Felting | Comments Off on Coming Up May 6-12

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