Sunday, March 4, 2012

Community Projects

Please keep the Chemo Caps coming! If you are interested in helping out with this terrific community project, please stop by soon ~ we would be glad to help you to choose a pattern and yarn. Here is a photo of some of the chemo caps that have recently been donated.

Our Community Projects Group meets on Fridays and Saturdays, 1pm - 3pm. You are welcome to join us either day to visit and work on your knitted or crocheted community projects.

March Sale

20% off all 100% Wool Yarn

March Classes & Workshops

Call or stop by the shop to sign-up for classes.

Please be sure to call the shop if you would like to take a class, but need it offered at a different time ~ we are always open to scheduling classes at your convenience. Also ask about special pricing for groups of four or more.

Sock Class ~ One Sock on Two Circulars, $60
Wednesdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 10am - 12pm
As a student in this class you will knit socks from the toe up on two circular knitting needles, one at a time. You will learn the Turkish cast-on, joining in the round, working with two circular needles, increasing, decreasing, and reading a pattern. (Intermediate Class)

Sock Class ~ Two Socks at a Time on Two Circulars, $40
Wednesdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 10am - 12pm
In this class you will build on the information from the One Sock on Two Circulars class as you learn to knit two socks at a time! (Intermediate Class)
Prerequisite: One Sock on Two Circulars Class

Create Your Own Knitting or Crochet Class, $20 per 2 hour lesson
This class is for anyone from the beginner who wants to learn the basics to the advanced student who would like help tackling a specific project. If you would like to schedule a one-on-one lesson let us know ~ we will be glad to schedule a lesson at your convenience.

March Knit-a-long

In the month of March we are featuring three beautiful vests as knit-a-long choices ~ you may choose to knit any one of the three.
Yvonne by CoCo Knits, Taormina Circle Vest by Tahki Stacy Charles, and a beautiful vest by Lang. Please come by the shop to choose your yarn and to see the patterns and our works in progress.

We will meet on Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 10am - 12pm.

March Sit & Stitch Schedule

We are loving our new Sit & Stitch location ~ Indulge! This great new "dessert lounge" is the perfect place for us to relax, knit, visit and indulge in wonderful desserts and coffee. This week we also found out that they have started serving sandwiches ~ they looked delicious! We had a great time as evidenced by these photos ~ the shop is beautiful and so our terrific group!

We hope you can join us at Sit & Stitch sometime soon!

March Sit & Stitch schedule:
7th ~ Yarn Nook (5pm - 8pm)
14th ~ Indulge (6pm - 8pm)
21st ~ Yarn Nook (5pm - 8pm)
28th ~ Indulge (6pm - 8pm)

Parc Lafayette (corner of Kaliste Saloom & Camellia)
1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. , Suite 111

New Arrivals

Boxes and boxes of new yarn have arrived in the past few days. If you have been to the shop lately, you have no doubt noticed the new yarns in the sitting area being sorted out and tagged so that they can be put on the shelves. It is exciting to see all of the terrific new colors and fibers arriving daily!

The newest arrivals are:
  • Lots of Manos wool, lace and silk blend
  • Several new yarns from Blue Heron Yarns
  • Tahki yarns and books
  • New Berroco yarns and new colorways of yarns we previously stocked
  • Notecards, coffee mugs & key chains by Thomas Joseph in great sheep inspired designs