Sunday, January 11, 2015

January Classes

Mitered Square Class, $35 
Saturday, January 17 (1pm - 3pm)
with a follow-up class on January 24th (1pm - 3pm)
The mitered square is a very versatile, portable, and beautiful knitting technique that would be a terrific addition to your knitting "bag of tricks." A quick search on Ravelry.com for mitered square patterns reveals page after page of beautiful projects all created using these fun squares. In Bridget Borne's class, you will learn to make your own squares and how to incorporate them into any one of many beautiful projects! Call the shop to sign-up today ~ space is limited. Please bring with you: a partial skein of worsted weight yarn and appropriate sized knitting needles (probably size 7 or 8).

Beginner Crochet Classes, $30 per 2-hour class 
Tuesday, January 13th (12pm - 2pm)
 Have you always wanted to learn to crochet, or are you a knitter who would like to use crochet stitches to add beautiful edgings and embellishments to your knitted pieces? This class is for you ~ join us to learn something new and fun!

Tunisian Crochet, $30 per 2-hour class 
Thursday, January 29th, 12pm - 1:30pm
Tunisian crochet is sometimes described as a cross between traditional crochet and knitting in which the finished stitches look somewhat like they are woven. Sound interesting? Join us for this fun class during which you will learn the basic Tunisian crochet stitches and discuss the types of projects for which this form of crochet is best suited. Prerequisite: Beginner Crochet

January Knit-a-longs ~ 2 this month!

For the first time, Yarn Nook will be participating in an online Mystery Knit-a-long hosted by SKnitsB on ravelry.com. All we know at this time is that the project is for the neck/torso and requires 3 colors of worsted weight yarn (approximately 420 yards total). In order to participate in the mystery knit-a-long, please purchase the pattern for $6 on ravelry, and let us know so we can sign you up with SKnitsB for the knit-a-long prizes.

You will receive the pattern one section at time by email on January 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, and 19. On February 19 you will receive the complete pattern including all clue sections.

Join us for this fun adventure as we knit a mystery project together ~ we will meet on Wednesdays in January (1pm - 3pm). Stop by the shop today to sign-up and to choose your yarn.



This month we will also be knitting Rowan's Color Play Mohair Scarf & Wrap. This amazingly light-weight wrap is very warm and comforting on a cold day, and it is so stylish you will want to wear it everyday! Because of the ingenious pattern, you will want to knit and knit to see how the next color sequence will look and no two scarves will ever be alike! Come by the shop soon to choose your yarn and to sign-up for the KAL ~ you will receive 15% off your knit-a-long supplies this month.

We will meet on Thursdays in January (10am - 12pm). There is no charge for the KAL with the purchase of all supplies from the shop.

January Sit & Stitch

Join us at the shop for a night of fiber, fun, and friends. 

Wednesdays:
January 14th and 28th 
(5pm - 8pm)

 For anyone not familiar with what goes on at Sit & Stitch ~ here's the scoop: Join us for a couple of hours of knit and/or crochet time with your Yarn Nook friends. It is a great time to share ideas and show off finished projects.

January Sale

10% off all Rowan yarn and books