Sunday, September 27, 2009

Photos and Stuff

First photo is the entrelac shawl class we will be holding on Nov. 14th & 21st. Class time is 11AM-12:30PM and fee is $30.00 plus supplies which include pattern and Rhythm yarn.
Next come some new books and leaflets we have been waiting for including the Brooklyn Tweed, Noro, Alice Starmore and the beautiful Swing, Swagger and Drape by Jane Slicer Smith.
There are lots more books and new yarns also, so drop by to see all the new items. And don't forget the shop hop starts Sat. October 3rd.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Bits & Pieces

Thought I would just tell you about some of the new items we have received recently. Here they are:
  • Noro book 26 - great new patterns including a fabulous coat and swingy skirt.
  • Noro - The Man - Interesting tales of Mr. Noro and his company - including some new patterns and old patterns revisited - by Cornelia Hamilton.
  • Noro Mini book - small items for quick knits.
  • Jenny Watson Araucania book - new patterns for new yarns.
  • More new colors of Toconao - this yarn is featured in Jenny Watson's book.
  • Debbie Bliss Fall 2009 magazine.
  • New shipment of Knit Witch sock yarn, including some Sock Summit colors.
  • Shop Hop passports - get em while they're hot!
  • Coffee mugs with knitterly sayings on them.
  • Project bags from Hiya-Hiya and Lantern Moon.

    There is more but that is all that I can think of now. I am posting some random photos of new items in the shop. And one adorable baby, Sayde Elizabeth, granddaughter of former employee Cindy A. Come visit when you can.


Friday, September 4, 2009

Shop News and Classes

We will be holding classes and events during September, October and November. Here is a listing of what is on the schedule for now:
  • Sept. 12 - Slip Stitch class - learn color knitting the easy way. 11AM-12:30 PM. $15.
  • Sept. 12 - Fast and Fun Holiday Gifts - Fee of $10.00 allows you to choose up to 12 free patterns with yarn suggestions. These include hats, scarves, mittens, dishcloths, wraps, wrist warmers, golf club covers, felted child's purse and more. Spend $25.00 on yarn for these projects and receive a $10.00 store credit for future purchases. 2-4 PM.
  • Oct. 17 & 24 - Learn to make socks. Two week session with homework. $30 + supplies. 11AM-12:30PM.
  • Oct. 31 & Nov. 14- Learn to make a Tam. In this class you will learn provisional cast on, shorts rows, three needle bind off and picking up stitches. $30 + supplies. 3-4:30 PM.
  • Nov. 14 & 21 - Learn Entrelac. This popular technique is easy to learn and will bring a new dimension to your knitting. Add it to shawls, scarves, hats and more. 11AM-12:30 PM. $30 + supplies.
  • Sept 21-Oct 12 - Knitting 101 Monday evening sessions-7-8:30PM. Get help with your projects from Linda. $60.
  • Sept 22-Oct 27 - Beginners Knitting with Linda. 5 weeks and you will be knitting. $125.
  • Morning Knitting 101 is ongoing. Call for dates and availability. Wed, Thurs, Sat. AM.

All classes require pre-registration so call us if you have an interest in any of these. Fall is a great time to learn a new technique or get help with that new stitch. Many of the patterns for our Fast and Fun Holiday Gifts can be done in a evening or two and use 1 or 2 balls of yarn. We have models at the shop for many of the class projects. Come join us for some fun.