Posts made in February, 2014

Big Retreat Announcement!

We’re happy to announce that as part of our 10th anniversary celebration, The Fiber Gallery is hosting its first retreat! We’ll be heading to the Imperial Stock Ranch in Maupin, Ore., from October 24 to 27. The ranch is home to Imperial Yarn, one of our favorite yarn companies and also supplier of all the wool for Team USA’s winter Olympics sweaters. The ranch is a complete sheep-to-skein operation, one of only a few in the country. But wait, there’s more! The retreat will also feature A day of instruction by Bonne Marie Burns, designer of Chic Knits patterns Eco-friendly bus transportation to and from Seattle Accommodations and all meals at the Imperial River Company, a lodge on the banks of the scenic Deschutes River A stop in Portland at fair-traded accessory supplier Lantern Moon A wine and cheese reception the first evening Shopping opportunities A meeting with Imperial Yarn owners Dan and Jeanne Carver, who’ll show us their whole operation A sheepdog herding demonstration A boxed lunch for the journey home Snacks, games and surprises The retreat is limited to 22 participants. The cost is $900 for a shared room. Single rooms are available for an extra fee. We will arrange room shares for those coming solo. Give us a call today at 206-706-4197 for more information. A 50% deposit is required to...

Posted on Feb 21, 2014 in Classes, Events, Retreat, What's New | Comments Off on Big Retreat Announcement!

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Coming Up February 17-23

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, 6 to 8 p.m. $120 for six weeks. Work on your own project in a group setting as you gain confidence, get help and learn new techniques from an experienced teacher. 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: Rigid Heddle Weaving, 10:30 to 5:30 p.m. $70. Learn to weave on one of our table-top cricket looms, including warping the loom. No experience necessary. Loom rental fee is extra. Contact the store for registration information.Sunday: Continuing Knitting, 10 a.m. to noon. $120 for six weeks. Work on your own project in a group setting as you gain confidence, get help and learn new techniques from an experienced teacher. Contact the store for registration information. Tiramisu Blanket, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free. It’s not too late to join our winter crochet-along. This simple blanket requires only the single crochet and double crochet stitches. Join us for help and socialization.Learn to Knit, 3 to 5 p.m. $20 plus supplies. In just two hours, you can be knitting! Learn how to cast on stitches and knit them as you start a simple project. Contact the store for registration...

Posted on Feb 17, 2014 in Charity, Classes, Crochet, Learn to Knit, Weaving | Comments Off on Coming Up February 17-23

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Learn to Knit

Learn the basic stitch and how to cast on stitches. No experience required. $20 plus supplies.

Posted on Feb 14, 2014 in Classes, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Learn to Knit

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Coming Up February 10-16

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, 6 to 8 p.m. $120 for six weeks. Work on your own project in a group setting as you gain confidence, get help and learn new techniques from an experienced teacher. 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. Thursday through Sunday: No weekend classes. Join us at Tacoma’s Hotel Murano for the annual Madrona Fiber Arts...

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 in Charity, Classes | Comments Off on Coming Up February 10-16

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Coming Up February 3-9

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, 6 to 8 p.m. $120 for six weeks. Work on your own project in a group setting as you gain confidence, get help and learn new techniques from an experienced teacher. 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: Tea Leaves Cardigan, 1 to 3 p.m. It’s not too late to join our winter knitalong. Join us for help and socialization as you work on this simple top-down sweater. Free with pattern purchase. Sunday: Continuing Knitting, 10 a.m. to noon. $120 for six weeks. Work on your own project in a group setting as you gain confidence, get help and learn new techniques from an experienced teacher. Contact the store for registration information. Sculpting with Felting Needles, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. $35 includes foam pad, needles and other supplies to take home. No experience is needed for this fun class, in which we’ll make a small animal figure from unspun wool. The possibilities with this technique are endless. Contact store for registration information.Granny Squares, 3 to 5 p.m. $20. Bring your own hook and small lengths of yarn and we’ll learn the traditional technique of crocheted blanket squares. Must already know how to crochet. Contact store for registration...

Posted on Feb 3, 2014 in Charity, Classes, Knitalong, Needle Felting, Spinning, Tea Leaves Knitalong | Comments Off on Coming Up February 3-9

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