January Newsletter

Posted by Marianne Graves on

January 2018

Happy New Year! 2018 is here!
Baby, it’s cold outside, and perfect weather for snuggling up with a hot cup of cocoa and some pretty yarn. I hope everyone takes a bit of time to stop and unwind. We have a few classes to inspire you.


Classes fill quickly and are packed with a lot of information in a structured amount of time.  You don’t want to miss anything! Please be on time and ready to begin.

To ensure that you have a seat at the table, we ask that you pay for your classes in advance. Don’t miss out! You can sign up online!

Learn to Knit

Come learn to knit with us. All materials are included. The needles, yarn, project bag, and four hours of instruction for $55.
Saturdays, January 6th and 13th 
10am to 12pm
Learn to Crochet

Come get hooked -- on crochet that is! All materials are included. The hook, yarn, project bag, and four hours of instruction for $55.
Saturdays, January 20th and 27th
10am to 12pm

Beginning Socks with Rosa

I love knitting socks. The layers, from cuff to toe, never fail to make me feel accomplished. Handmade socks make a gift that is always welcome, be they for my feet or for a loved one.
When: Saturdays, January 6th, 13th and 20th, 2 to 4pm


  • One to two skeins of Aire Aran by West Yorkshire Spinners,
  • US 3 or 4 DPNs

Skills: Must be able to knit and purl with confidence


Mini Rings of Change with Rosa

Crochet this beauty by Frank O’Randle - it's just what the baby ordered. Welcome all the New Year babies in style and warmth with this heirloom gift. It will be gorgeous in multi-colored or solid yarn.
When: Wednesdays, January 10th and 17th, 6 to 8pm


  • Pattern is FREE on Ravelry.com
  • 900 to 945 yards of DK or worsted weight yarn, in as many or as few colors as you please.
  • Crochet hook to complement yarn choice.



Hitofude Cardigan with Sarah

“Hitofude”, a Japanese word meaning a single brush stroke, boasts an allover lace pattern worked in one “yarn stroke”, a continuous strand without cutting the yarn. Light, with a beautiful drape, this sweater will take you into spring and beyond.

HOMEWORK: Be sure to read pattern instructions regarding gauge swatch and bring swatch to class.
When: Saturdays, January 20th, 27th and February 3rd, 10 to 12pm


  • Pattern available on Ravelry.
  • 840 to 1760 yards of Cascade Heritage sock yarn or fingering yarn of your choice,
  • 32” US4 circular needle, or size to obtain gauge,
  • 5 stitch markers,
  • USD (3.25mm) crochet hook

Skills: Must be able to knit and purl with confidence.

HOMEWORK: Knit gauge swatch according to pattern instructions.



Einstein Jacket (Coat) with Terri

This classic cardigan from The Knitting Experience never grows old. How could it? It looks great on everyone, is a wonderful FIRST SWEATER, knits up super fast in garter stitch, and you can make it short or long.
When: Saturdays, January 27th, February 10thand 24th, 10 to 12pm


  • Pattern provided
  • Three to four skeins of Cascade Eco wool. Please come to the shop by January 12th to pick out your colors for pre-order.
  • 24” US8 and 10 circular needles
  • US H crochet hook.

Skills: Must be able to knit and purl with confidence.