E-News September 6th, 2019

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Brediculous: Back with a Bang!

Brediculous Addy Socks sold out so quickly the last time that we didn’t have time to even get a sample knit! Now we have more in stock plus a crochet scarf sample! Brea’s colorways are so colorful and inviting. Each 100g hank of Addy Socks contains 463 yards of 75/25 SW merino/nylon blend. Perfect for socks as well as shawls & scarves.
Our new Crochet Hitchhiker is just what you asked for. Make it with just one hank of Brediculous Fingering weight Addy Socks. FREE pattern with your yarn purchase.
Crochet Hitchhiker- FREE pattern
The Crochet Hitchhiker was made in Meadow of Flowers- a colorways that just oozes with that summer feeling of a flowery meadow.

HatNotHate Night

In September we will be sewing on the hatnothate tags to get all of our many hats ready for distribution in early October. Please bring thinner seaming needles- we will supply the yarn and the tags. Come, sit for a while, and do a few hats.
We would also like to invite everyone to a night with Louis Boria on Thursday Sept 19– about 6-8pm. Louis will be doing a short talk for us. If you watched his TED talk on facebook you know we are in for a very moving talk. Joining Louis will be Shira Blumenthal- a principle with Lion Brand Yarns and the strength behind the Hatnothate program.
Please call to sign up just so we have an idea of how many are coming.
Light refreshments will be provided.

Save the Date!

On Sunday October 13, Amanda and I will be leading another Knitting class at the Yoga Studio. This time we will be teaching Log Cabin Knitting (and crochet). Plan on combining two of your favorite things- Knitting and Yoga! (Wine is included so I guess that’s 3 things). Call Denise at Creative Actions Yoga to register. We would love to have you join us!

NEW!!

Welcome Pirouette

You’ll be dancing with joy at this lightweight cozy yarn. A blend of baby alpaca, merino, and nylon fibers are spun into whirls that knit and crochet into fluffy fabrics you’ll love to wear. Each 50g ball boasts 140 yards.
10 beautiful fall colors.
3 Color Cowl
Our long and lean cowl is super easy to knit up. FREE pattern with your yarn purchase. 3 balls needed.
3 Color Cowl
A fast knit, this cowl can be worn up or down. So lightweight, and super soft too.
A slightly cropped ruana, Sous-Sous features gently curved hems, side buttons, and pockets!
A basic raglan sweater is elevated with a boucle yarn! The coziest sweater you’ll ever wear—you may want more than one!
Brise lets the fluffiness of Pirouette
do all the work with deep ribbing and easy stockinette.
You’ll never want to take it off! A long silhouette paired with raglan sleeves and pockets makes this the perfect cardigan for everyday wear.

New Kits & Goodies

Crochet Fish Kits
Crochet one of these up in no time- makes a great potholder or hotpad.
Kit contains 50g of Fantasy Naturale, enough to make one crochet fish.
Our New Pumpkin Kits
Knit this hotpad or potholder by working short rows to shape the pumpkin. Kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale cotton to make one pumpkin.
New Tika Bags
We have restocked our Zippity Vue and Zippity Vue Minis. They rarely last long! Many great new prints to choose from.
Yarn Cozies
Hold your yarn securely and in style! 3 in a pack. These always sell out, as knitters love them.

Cestari in the Pool!

50% off!!

This All American Wool is a heavy worsted and as soft as can be. Each 100g hank contains 170 yards. Many colors available. Now 50% off and filling our above ground pool!
A sampler cowl of sorts- each color stripe has its own pattern stitch.
An interesting cable design graces the fronts of these easy to knit mitts Just one hank needed.
A very pretty pair of knit booties to keep your feet warm this winter. Takes 1-2 hanks depending on size. FREE pattern.
Texture is right! Make this hat quickly with just one hank of Cestari Worsted and a large hook. FREE Pattern.

Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets on Sale Now
Bus Seat tickets for Our Annual Trek to the NY Sheep & Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY are now ready for Sale! Call or come in to purchase your tickets for either the Saturday (Oct 19) or Sunday (Oct 20) bus trip.

Save the Date

This 3rd annual event has grown dramatically for this year. The number of vendors has doubled! Visit our Facebook Page for more details.

Classes

This Week’s Classes

 We have over 30 classes each week!
Warping Lab with Lynn
Tuesday Oct 15 | 3:15 – 6:15pm
Ready to take the next step in your rigid heddle experience? Join us for a “Warping Lab” . You will plan and warp your own project. Weavers must have some experience with direct warping as this is not a “teaching how to warp” class. However, guidance will be available to assist and answer questions. Students will then complete their work at their own pace. Loom rental available for a fee of $10.00.
Class fee: $35.00.
Project materials are additional. Please call to register.
Needlefelting with Lauren
Saturday Sept 28 | 1-3pm
Join Lauren once more for the fun of needle felting. If you have never done this- you are in for a fun time. She has many samples to share- and her new owl is one of her best!
Please call to sign up.
Christmas Stockings with Eileen
Wednesdays | 4-6pm & 6:30 – 8:30pm
Don’t wait til December 15 to decide you need to knit a Christmas Stocking!
Now is the time to choose your pattern (we have many more), yarn, and colors and join Eileen on Wednesdays | 4 – 6pm and 6:30 – 8:30pm. Call to sign up!
Lets Play with Beads
Tuesday & Thursday evenings
6:30 – 8:30pm with Maggie
Join Maggie to try your first foray into the beading world!
Ironish starts at the tip of the right wing and works across to the tip of the left wing. The right wing has increases to get to the rectangular lace section, and the left wing uses decreases to bring your stitch count back down again.
Ironish plays with texture, an optional beaded edging and two colors of fingering weight yarn. Do we ever have a lot of fingering weight yarns- so your choices will be endless!
Please call to sign up. Other project ideas welcome as well.
The bottom photo is of Maggies own Ironish- Love the beads!
Find a great bead selection at
Owl Be Beading!– our favorite local beading shop.
Stockings with Julia
Mondays in September – 1-3pm
Knit up a Christmas Stocking before the December rush! Embellish yours with Intarsia, Fair Isle and Duplicate Stitch.
We have many patterns to choose from. Please call to sign up.
Class Begins Sept 9.
Crochet Projects Class with Becky
Weds- ongoing | 3:30 – 5:30pm
Join Becky in a weekly session to work on your crochet project- and we have loads of suggestions. Beginners through expert crocheters welcome!
This will be fun and educational!
Call to sign up.
New Beginner’s Class
Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30pm with Regina
Regina’s class is working on hats in the round right now, and soon will be taking on a baby sweater in pieces where they will learn increases, decreases. and most importantly seaming! Please call to sign up.
Beginner & Intermediate Class- Knit & Crochet
Saturdays 1-3pm with Becky
Becky’s Saturday afternoon class has become a beginner-intermediate class- both knit & crochet, with a strong focus on techniques. ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME.
Please call to sign up.

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