JOIN US SUNDAY, MARCH 24 FROM NOON – 3 FOR A OWLCAT DESIGNS AND DRAGONFLY FIBERS TRUNK SHOW!
Simone Kereit from OwlCat designs is a knitwear designer who combines fun stitches with bright colors to create wonderful patterns for all levels of knitters.
“I love the creativity that two sticks and some yarn holds, all tightly wound in a little ball, like a blossom in a growing bud in spring”
Simone has an extensive portfolio of patterns of sweaters, shawls, hats, cowls, slippers, socks and more from baby to adult. “I love to explore new techniques and different ways to construct things. I make everything, from intricate lace shawls to stranded colorwork sweaters”.

 
     

To see all of Simone’s patterns, check out her Ravelry Page. She is driving up from Pennsylvania with a carload of hand knits – you are sure to be inspired!

We will also be introducing a new hand dyer.
Meet Dragonfly Fibers!!!

 

Dragonfly Fibers is an indie yarn company from Maryland that specializes in artisan dyed yarn. Team Dragonfly applies deep, rich and sometimes crazy bright colors to their high quality bases to appeal to the passionate knitter.  We will have a variety of weights and fibers that will work wonderfully with Simone’s fun patterns!
Make sure to stop in the shop next Sunday, March 24 from Noon – 3!

Let’s head into Spring with these fun workshops!

BEGINNER BOOTCAMP

Mondays, March 25, April 8 & 22, May 6 & 20
5:30 – 7:30 pm (FULL – call to get on the list for the next session)
$125

BEGINNER BOOT CAMP is a series of 5 introductory classes  that  guide you from start to finish through 3 projects, each building in difficulty and adding new skills and techniques upon the last.
By the end of the 5 classes you will be knitting like a pro and will have completed a cowl, a hat and a pair of fingerless gloves.

BEESWAX HAT

Sunday, March 31

3 – 5 pm (FULL)

This hat’s honeycomb texture is made up of simple mini-cables, that can be knit with or without a cable needle. Directions are both charted and written, so you can decide how much to challenge yourself.

FIXING MISTAKES

Monday, April 1

5:30 – 7:30

OR

Tuesday, April 16

9 – 11 am

 

Become a more confident, capable knitter as you learn to recognize and remedy any mistake you make.  You will never look at a dropped stitch the same way!

Nana’s Chest

Mondays, April 1 & 22, May 13 & June 3
10 – Noon 
OR 
5:30 – 7:30 pm
$100

Are you  waiting on a baby to knit for or is someone close to you expecting? Nancy has curated 3 wonderful baby projects that come together as the sweetest ensemble for a newborn.    All geared towards an adventurous beginner, you will learn so much in these 4 classes.

Tips & Tricks

Saturday, April 6
1:30 – 3:30 pm

We’ve assembled an extensive list of little tricks that will improve your entire knitting experience. From slipping stitches to markers and more, you don’t want to miss these.

FELTED SOAPS

SUNDAY, April 7

9 – 12 am

Learn how to wrap fragrant bars of soap in merino roving, creating a beautiful outer layer of fuzz. The fiber acts as a scrubber and protects the soap, making it last much longer. This class is always a hit!

INTRODUCTION TO SPINNING ON A DROP SPINDLE

Mondays, April 8 & 15
10 am – Noon
$50

Interested in the process of turning fiber into yarn? Join us for an introductory class to spinning wool with a drop spindle. In this class you will learn how to turn fiber into yarn as well as yarn construction, plying, making a skein, and setting the twist with your very own hand-spun goods.

2 @ TIME SOCKS!

Saturdays, April 13, 20 & May 4
1:30 – 3:30 pm
$75

Learn how to knit 2 socks at the same time on 2 circular needles. You’ll be starting at the toes and working your way up.  Never suffer from second sock syndrome again.

STEEKING!!!

Thursday, April 18 5:30 – 7:30 pm
OR
Sunday, May 19, Noon – 2 pm
$25

Steeking is a technique where you knit something in the round, without interruption, then cut your knitting to make a flat piece. Sounds terrifying? In this workshop you will demystify the magic! It is so fun!

IMMORTALIST COWL

Sunday, April 28
3 – 5 pm
$25

Designed by one of our shop favorites, Caitlin Hunter, this striking cowl combines dramatic colors with fun patterns.  A bit more challenging than your average fair isle  project, it includes working 3 color in a row and bobbles!

INTRODUCTORY WEAVING

Sundays, April 28 & May 19
3 – 5 pm

$65

Discover the full potential of a Cricket loom. These fun  tools are easy to transport and simple to decipher.  They work with a variety of different yarns,  so possibilities of colors and patterns are endless.  In this 2 part class, you will make a woven scarf, from start to finish.

DOUBLE KNIT NECKWARMER

Sunday, May 5

3 – 5 pm

Double knitting creates a fabric with two right sides, worked simultaneously. This simple gingham print is a great introduction to this mystifying technique.

MARKET BAG

Thursday, May 9
5:30 – 7:30 pm
$25

Plastic bags are fading out. This cotton market bag is simple and stylish. It easily compacts to fit in your purse – ready to access whenever you need.

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