Sunday, November 25, 2012


Semi-Annual Holiday Sale!!!

30% OFF ALL Shop Merchandise!!
30% OFF
Yes, all the yarn, and the needles and notions, and books and patterns and magazines and kits and totes and, well, ALL of it!. ALL WEEK!
The sale begins on Monday morning at 11am and ends on Sunday afternoon at 4pm. We will be open our regular hours - remember we're open until 7pm on Tuesday and Thursday, and we open at 10am on Saturday morning.

November and December Classes
Roo has rescheduled her Triloom Weaving class tor Saturday December 1st from 4 to 7pm and there are still a few openings left. The TriLoom registration fee is $35.00 and there is a $10. loom usage fee; however, if you choose to purchase your loom from Roo, that fee applies to your purchase price. Click here for more information about this workshop.

Diane has a few openings left in the both the Knitted Snowflakes Workshop and Crocheted Snowflakes Workshop. Knitted Crocheted Snowflake Snowflakes is scheduled for Wednesday November 28th and Crocheted Snowflakes will be held on WednesdayKnit Snowflake December 5th. Both workshops will be held from 530 to 730pm and the registration fee for either is $30.00. which includes your patterns. For all the details, click the workshop title of your choice: Knitted Snowflakes or Crocheted Snowflakes.

December Classes
UnderstandingGaugeHatOn December Monday, December 10th, and Friday, December 14th, she will be teaching her Understanding Gauge Hat Class. You will learn how to use a gauge swatch to create a perfect fitting garment every time, and knit a cute hat at the same time. This class is based on Anne Hansen's Snug Cap for All Sizes pattern (also due in later this week). The class will meet from 530 to 730 pm on both days and the registration fee is $45.00. Click here for the details.
And Diane's other class is a single session fun and quick project FinFinger Knit Scarfger Knit Scarf class. This class will meet on Wednesday, December 12th from 530 to 730pm. The registration fee is $30.00 and you can click here for more information.

This is a great opportunity to introduce your child or grandchild to the fun of knitting. Diane will accept children as young as 10 or 11 for this class. Children between the ages of 10 and 14 must have a parent or other responsible adult in the shop during the class although, if not separately registered for the class, they will not participate.
And YES, we have CROCHET!!! Sharon Cowan is going to be teaching our group classes and she is starting out with an outstanding offering. On MosaicMobiusSaturday, December 1st, she is going to teach her Marble Mosaic Mobius/Cowl. When she showed me the model, I could not believe it was knitted from our old standby, Marble Chunky, which makes this a washable and practical project and a great holiday gift. This class is for Advanced Beginners and will include reading crochet charts in addition to learning some spike stitches. The class will been from 330 to 630 and the registration fee is $35.00. Read all the details here. This scarf or cowl will also be wonderful crocheted up in Cascade Covington or Crystal Palace Mochi Plus, if you'd prefer something with wool in it.
Sharon and I are working on Introduction to Crochet classes for January and beyond as well as some other great crochet project classes, including a lace shawl and something using Tunisian crochet.
And our last addition to the November and December class schedule is something a little different. On Wednesday, December 26th, Kirsten will be offering a 2 hour Introduction to Ravelry workshop. This is the first of 2 or 3 different Ravelry workshops we will be offering. This one is for beginners, even those of you who aren't Ravelry members yet. The focus of this workshop will be yarn and patterns searches. The workshop will run from 4 to 6pm and the registration fee is $25.00. The flyer with all the details will be in the next newsletter. Future workshops will cover topics from the My Notebooks menu, such as projects, queue, stash, favorites, groups, library and more.

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