Posts made in August, 2015

A Sweet Fall Knitalong

Start with a form-flattering open sweater, add a border that pops with interest, and you have the Fiber Gallery’s fall knitalong, the Sweet Root cardigan. The sweater was designed especially for us by up-and-coming designer Cory Ellen Boberg of indie.knits. A Northwest design deserves Northwest yarn, and so we paired it with Imperial Yarn’s delightful sport-weight Tracie Too. Like Imperial’s other yarns, Tracie Too is spun from the company’s own herd of Columbia sheep raised near the eastern slopes of Mount Hood. It’s light and springy and a delight to knit. The knitalong kicks off on Saturday, September 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. We’ll draw for door prizes while you cast on. Cory and other members of our staff will be here to discuss the...

Posted on Aug 21, 2015 in Knitalong, Spotlight, Uncategorized, What's New | Comments Off on A Sweet Fall Knitalong

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New Fall Classes Online

Looking to improve your knitting or crochet skills? Want to try felting, weaving, spinning or rug-hooking? Searching for a group of social knitters? We’ve got it all. Check our Classes page for our class lineup. To check out all our fall activities, view our newsletter online here.

Posted on Aug 21, 2015 in News, Newsletter, What's New | Comments Off on New Fall Classes Online

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Dyeing In The Street

Join us this Saturday, August 8, as we drag our dyepots out into the street and rustle up a few batches of hand-dyed yarn. If you’d like to try dyeing, dress for a mess and come anytime between noon and 5 p.m. Or just show up and watch. In addition to our demo, there will be tons going on all along Greenwood Avenue as part of the the annual Summer Streets celebration. The road will be closed from 65th to 87th streets and you can wander among concerts, performances, and other mini-events on every block. Our parking lot, off of 83rd Street, will still be open. Click here for more...

Posted on Aug 5, 2015 in Dyeing, Events, What's New | Comments Off on Dyeing In The Street

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