Tuesday, October 9, 2007

New Scarf Workshops

We are offering two exciting scarf workshops this fall:

Brioche Scarf Workshop
Saturday, October 20th, 1:00 to 3:00
Brioche translates to "sweet French bread roll made from a dough enriched with eggs and butter" This scarf is so thick and warm it will be a sweet treat on cold days. This pattern use's the provisional cast on, tubular cast on and binds off, I-cord & two-color knitting. Pattern included.
Skill Level: Adv. Beginner
Materials: One dark & one light skeins worsted weight yarn.
Chauntel used Brown Sheep, DPN's size 8 & 101/2, waste yarn, tapestry needle

Zigzag Modular Scarf Workshop
Wednesday, November 14th, 5:30 to 7:30
Have you wanted to try modular knitting? Chauntel will be showing you how easy it is using Iris Schreier (author of Modular Knits) pattern. Pattern included
Skill Level: Adv. Beginner
Materials: Light worsted or sport weight yarn.
Chauntel used Knit One, Crochet Too Ty-Dy Cotton, and size 7 needles.

New Items

Many new yarns and items have been arriving! We are excited to offer Lorna's Laces beast cancer yarn in which 20% of the proceeds will go towards Breast Cancer research. We have also just received Louet Yarns Hand Dying Kits and Felting Kits. They are a lot of fun to make and would be great gifts for your knitting friends. Many other new yarns have arrived with more expected... it must be Fall!!!

Stitches Winners!!!

Our first "Stitches" contest was a success with over 10 items to vote for. Thank you to every one who brought items in and to all who voted! Here are the winners:

First Place goes to Brook Rademacher for her "Doctors Tote".
Second Place goes to Rowan Merante for her "Swan Lake Stole".

Third place goes to Marin Stradinger for her "Child's Dress".