2019-01 January Newsletter

2019-01 January Newsletter

 
 
Hold onto your needles and hooks, the Yarn Train is just getting started!
Well, gosh, how silly am I that I thought we'd be settling in the winter months with some chill time and humdrum projects?!
We've got new classes, new techniques and completely new crafts and hobbies for you to indulge in.  There is NO CHILL when we're this excited about new friends, new teachers, new projects, new yarns, new knit-alongs and crochet-alongs......and I'm out of breath!
This month, you can join a project to work together with other knitters or crocheters and get free help from the shop, you can drop your needles and hooks and pick up a drop-spindle to learn how to spin, try some tatting, add some twist to your knitting with a cable class and much MUCH more!
The only thing that gets me more excited than the wonderfulness we have to offer this month is the unconditional and unending wonderfulness that has been offered to US!!  Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU to everyone who has come to visit, encouraged and cheered us on, supported us in many ways, held our hands as we jumped in 5 new directions at one time and were just there for us when we needed you.  Your excitement and enthusiasm has helped us hurdle many steep learning curves! We are looking forward to exploring and enjoying many more months with our new friends - whether it be with a skein of yarn or a cup of tea.   
Wishing you all love, happiness, and knot-free skeins of yarn,
Now, 2019........LET'S DO THIS!!


Upcoming Classes!


 
Knit Socks with Ron Roberts!!  
  • Beginner Sock - You'll be amazed at how much fun sock knitting can be when Ron walks you through your first one and teaches you the tips and tricks that make sock knitting some of the most rewarding stitches you'll every knit!!
    - Tuesdays - 10:30 am
    - January 8, 15, 22 & 29
    Book now!
  • Top Down Socks - This class/knit along will inspire confidence in a beginner sock knitter and send them down the path of no return! 
    - Saturdays 1 pm 
    - Jan 12, 19 & 26
    Book now!
  • Heel and Toe - A great way to learn and practice new constructions without making an entire sock! 
    - Friday 10:30 am
    - January 11 & 18
    Book now!
Beginner Lace Tatting - $25
Join Donna Denny to enter the beautiful and fascinating world of tatted lace.  
  • Fridays at 1 pm
  • January 11 and 18
  • Book now!
Scandinavian Two Color Stranded Hat - $15

Save yourself time and trouble and make stranding FUN!!  Stranded knitting is more than just designs, it also creates fabrics that are warmer and more durable than single-color knitting. 

  • Tuesday, January 22nd at 1:00 pm 
    or
  • Saturday, January 26th at 1:00 pm
  • Make a beautiful two-color Norse ski cap
  • Book now!

Navigating Ravelry - $25
Ravelry is THE website for yarn! Learn how to get the most out of it. We’ll help you set up an account, update your profile, join groups, explore patterns and yarns, and post your own projects.  Class size limited to 8 participants.  

Materials: Laptop, IPad or Tablet (no phones!) that can connect to the internet over wifi.

  • Thursday, January 24th at 3:00 pm
  • Book now!
Tunisian Crochet Class with Mary Ann - $25

Bring a medium sized ordinary crochet hook and learn this beautiful technique! This class is followed by a crochet-along project to use your new skills!
  • Tuesdays at 10:30 am or 5:30 pm
  • January 8 and 15
  • Book now!
Learn to Spin! - $50
Join Jennifer Mauser to learn the basics of handling fiber and twisting it into your very own yarn. 
  • includes spindle and fiber
  • Jan 26 - 11 am
Beginner Cables - $25
Throw a twist in those stitches and learn to knit beautiful, cabled designs.
  • Learn to navigate charts
  • January 25 - 3pm
  • Book Now!
Beginner Crochet Class - $40

In 4 lessons, Mary Ann teaches the foundation crochet stitches and you will finish your very own Spa Cloth!
  • Tuesdays at 4:00 pm. 
  • Starting January 8
  • Book now!
 
Beginner Knitting Class - $40

In 4 lessons, you'll learn many of the foundation knitting stitches and finish a project!
  • Saturdays at 10:30 am.  
  • Starting December 1
  • Book now!

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