Posts made in July, 2013

Coming Up July 22-28

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:  Mystery Shawl help session, 3:30 to 5:30. A chance for those participating in our summer knitalong to socialize and get help. Free. Sunday: Learn to Knit, 12:30 to 2:30, $20 plus supplies. Learn to cast on stitches and work with the basic knit stitch as you get started on an easy scarf. Contact the store for registration information.  Learn to Crochet for Kids (and Parents, Too), 3 to 5 p.m. $20 plus supplies. Together we’ll learn the basic crochet stitch and get started on an easy project. Contact the store for registration...

Posted on Jul 22, 2013 in Classes, Knitalong | Comments Off on Coming Up July 22-28

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New In The Store

Even though it’s hot and sunny out there, our fall inventory is starting to roll into the store. Here’s what has arrived so far: Abode, a worsted-weight wool from Berroco. The super-soft, single-ply yarn undergoes an unusual dye process that sprays color unevenly onto natural-colored wool, producing a tweedy effect when knit up. Kenzie, a terrific all-around yarn that combines New Zealand Merino wool, angora, nylon, alpaca and silk. The colors are softly heathered and it knits up at 5 stitches an inch. Luxair Print. The lovely Luxair combo of alpaca and metallic glints now comes in colors as well as natural shades. Double-wides, new supersized needle cases from Namaste. They come in bright shades of red, orange, lime and turquoise and have room for all your circulars and...

Posted on Jul 20, 2013 in Uncategorized, What's New | Comments Off on New In The Store

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Coming Up July 15-21

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: Create Your Own Colorwork Hat, 10:30 to 12:30. First of two sessions. $40 plus supplies. Learn the basics of two-color knitting while creating your own charted hat pattern.  Contact the store for registration information.Bias Lace Scarf, 1 to 3. First of two sessions. $40 plus supplies. This is a great introduction to simple lace knitting. The scarf creates diagonal stripes using self-striping yarn and knitting on the bias. Prerequisites: Must be able to knit and purl. Contact the store for registration information.Sculpting with felting needles, 3:30 to 5:30. $35 includes a felting kit to take home. This easy and fun technique requires no experience. Make your own animal figurine as you learn how to turn fleece into solid shapes. Contact the store for registration information.Sunday:  Learn to Knit for Kids (and Parents, Too), 3 to 5 p.m. $20 plus supplies. Together we’ll learn the basic knit stitch and get started on an easy project. Contact the store for registration...

Posted on Jul 14, 2013 in Classes, Needle Felting | Comments Off on Coming Up July 15-21

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Coming Up July 8-14

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: Learn to Knit, 10:30 to 12:30. $20 plus supplies. Learn the basic knit stitch and get started on an easy project. Contact the store for registration information.Mystery Knitalong get-together and help session, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.Sunday:  Continuing Knitting class, 10 a.m. to noon.  Contact the store for registration  information.Easy Basic Hat, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. First of two sessions. $40 plus supplies. If all you know is how to knit, this is a great class to expand your skills. Learn to knit in the round and decrease as you make a simple hat. Contact the store for registration information.Learn to Knit, 3 to 5 p.m. $20 plus supplies. Learn the basic knit stitch and get started on an easy project. Contact the store for registration...

Posted on Jul 7, 2013 in Classes, Knitalong | Comments Off on Coming Up July 8-14

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