Here’s one to make you think outside the box. This is a knit-a-long of one skein projects (sometimes more, but we try). Once a month a new idea, make a gift long before you need it. We’ll tell you what size needles to bring, buy one skein of yarn here at the shop before you see the pattern. Surprise yourself putting together the unexpected. Call for needle size before you come. Free
June 15 Wednesday all day
That will also be a discount day, 15% off needles and yarns. Excluding yarns that have already been discounted of course.
The KAL this time we are working on a shawlette, you will learn several techniques with this pattern. Anne will be on hand to help with questions and help problem solve. Patterns are available at the shop.
They are free.
Supplies needed: 449 yards of fingering weight yarn, and #7 circular needles at
least 24" long.
No fee. Starting June 2 and Thursdays after that 12:00 to 2:00 or so
Monday through Friday 10 to 5:30
Saturday 10 to 4
Kumihimo is Japanese for cord braiding. And that is exactly what we will be doing in this class. We will be having fun with the Hard Braid which is a solid cord structure.
Supplies needed: A kumihimo board, bobbins (or cardboard, straws and rubber bands to be used as bobbins) and 2 colors of crochet cotton or embroidery floss. A pattern will be provided. Fee $10
With Donna June 17 Friday 10:00 to 12:00
Please call ahead to reserve a place in class. Many times classes have been cancelled or dates changed, we don’t want to disappoint you. You may want to schedule a private lesson, many of our instructors are happy to set up a class that works with your schedule.
Fiber Group meets the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Bring your current project or something for show and tell. It’s a good way to meet people.
K Hill Spinners Guild meets the 2nd and 4th Saturday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Drop in, spin, share skills, and learn from other spinners. Bring your wheel or spindle, join us to chat and share.
Wednesday Purls meets every Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00. This mid-week group is a stress reliever, time to knit, crochet, or whatever with friends. Come out and be inspired.
Snugs and Hugs A charity knitting/sewing group that will meet at the shop the 1st Thursday of the month at 10:00. New members are welcome. This group will make and donate items to groups in our area. We are accepting donations of yarn and fabric to support their work.
Children are welcome at our groups as long as they are working on a project and not disruptive.
While everyone likes to share, we need to limit yarn “give aways” to special times and events. For instance we might want to set up a yarn exchange day, and use it for a fund raiser. There cannot be random “give aways” at the shop, it can cause hurt feelings and might make people feel left out.