Spring Clean Your Handknits
Did your winter sweaters and other handknits get some extra wear over this especially long cold winter? Mine sure did! It's time for a gentle bath in SOAK before their long summer siesta. The non-detergent, no rinse formula gently cleans all fine fibers, leaving them soft and refreshed. SOAK is available in 3 ounce and 8 ounce bottles.
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May 2015 Class Schedule
We have added three new classes to the schedule in May. These are quick, two-hour classes for smallish projects that are easy to travel with. Space is limited so call soon to reserve a seat for yourself…..and maybe a friend.
Saturday, May 9th, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
This quick baby blanket is a real stash buster. Make it with two colors or twenty! Our store sample, pictured at left, is actually made from yarn that was leftover from last summer’s Rowan afghan KAL. In this class we will complete a mini version of the blanket, including the pretty border treatment.
Supplies: Small amounts of worsted weight yarn in two or more colors and a size G (4.0mm) hook.
Prerequisite: students need to know how to chain, single crochet and double crochet.
$30 pattern included
Knit a Shoulder Cozy
Saturday, May 16th, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
This is a customer fave, a real wear-with-anything, four season accessory. I can’t even count how many we’ve made! This season we have re-yarned it using two lovely Rowan yarns, Purelife Revive and Kidsilk Haze. The class is suitable for beginners who know how to knit, purl and work in-the-round. We will cover knitting garter stitch in the round, decreasing, and binding off loosely, everything you need to know to complete this quick project.
Supplies: 3 balls Purelife Revive and 2 balls Kidsilk Haze, #13 circular needles 24” long, one stitch marker and a darning needle.
Prerequisite: students need to know how to knit and purl . . . that’s it!
$30 pattern included
Getting Started with Your Zoom Loom
Saturday, May 23rd, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
The fabulous little Zoom Loom continues to be super popular and no wonder! This simple pin loom lets you weave perfect 4 inch squares from almost any worsted weight or thinner yarn in about 15 minutes. Perhaps you purchased a Zoom Loom but haven’t quite got the hang of it yet, or maybe you’re wondering what can be made from all those little squares? This class will address both issues. We will construct a simple set of four coasters to use under all those iced summer drinks.
No experience required but you do need a Zoom Loom of your own.
$30 yarn included (Zoom Loom sold separately.)