October Newsletter

Posted by Marianne Graves on

October 2017

Good October to you and yours! Don’t you love this time of year? The nights are in the 60s and the light is changing as the days grow shorter. It has been a crazy storm-filled summer for all of us. Here’s hoping for some calmer winds and cooler air, open windows and doors! I am ready!

Our Anniversary Party turned into a Hurricane Irma Party this year. We had so much fun with the drawings and visiting with everyone. Thank you all for coming out amidst the impending storm and thank you, Cruton & Co., for providing our tasty treats!

Some news about classes: Please check in regularly to our website for the latest in class offerings. Many classes are available before the newsletter is published. Don’t miss out!

Speckle and Pop Mystery KAL

Rosa and Sarah are taking the shop by storm this Friday, Sept. 29, 5-8pm with this Mystery KAL by Stephen West. Join us!


IN STORE SALE – (not online)
50% Off

All Lace Yarn, Hempathy, Noro, Wool Wash Kits, Cascade Hampton, Cascade Sport, Sprout cotton, Ann Cotton, ALL Shubui, Lux Adorna Kits (cowl and hat), Baby Sweater Kits, Cobasi Fingering & DK, Malabrigo Worsted, Aurora DK Sock, Shepherd’s Wool Fingering, Malabrigo Mecha, Cascade Melilla, Mirasol Nuna, Debbie Bliss Rialto, fun knit shot glasses, Yarn Therapy travel mugs, "That’s Gonna Block Right Out" T-shirts, and select weaving kits.


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, October 7th and 14th
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, October 21st and 28th
10am to 12pm

Painted Desert with Sarah

Our Happy Anniversary gift to you continues. This class is free with purchase of yarn.

Are you ready to take the next step in your knitting adventure? Learn two-handed Fair Isle knitting with Sarah. The only purls are in the ribbing! Promise! This incredibly clever pattern is worked flat to create a rectangle that is folded with a single seam. You’ve got this!

This pattern calls for as few as four or as many as fourteen colors, and comes in two sizes. We have tons of color choices! (Yarn must be purchased, wound, and ready to knit for the October 18th class) 

“Pick Your Colors with Sarah” September 30th, at 10am. 

Wednesdays, October 18th, 25th and November 1st 
6 to 8pm


  • Pattern is a Buy-in-Store option in the shop, or may be purchased here


  • Sunday Knits Yarn: Any combination of Eden, Nirvana or Angelic  – Please refer to your pattern. Sizes and options vary but count on 1600 to 1950 yards total.

Needles & Notions

  • 32” US 5 circular needles
  • Must be able to knit and purl with confidence. 

Crochet Mandalas with Judy

We have been having so much fun making these! So colorful and pretty. Make a coaster, a trivet, or cover a pillow!
Saturday, October 21st
12 to 4pm


  • 6 colors of Catania Cotton
  • Size D or E crochet hook


  • Must know single and double crochet.


Cross Country Skiing with Rosa


It's a wrap! Yet another winner from Carol Sunday! Come play with shade, hue, and value to create your own signature palette of blended colors. 

When: SEPTEMBER 30th is "Pick Your Colors" with Rosa. Come pick out your colors and have them wound so you will be ready to go.

Saturdays, October 7th and 14th
1 to 3pm


  • Sunday Knits Yarns, Eden, Nirvana and Angelic, a minimum of one skein each in five compatible, gradient blended colorways.
  • Pattern is a Buy-in-Store option in the shop, or may be purchased here
  • US6, 32" Circular needles
  • Two distinctly different stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle for joining and weaving in ends


  • Must be able to knit and purl with confidence

November Spoiler Alert

Please be sure to check our website for upcoming classes.


Almost There by Isabel Kraemer

We are pleased to offer yet another FREE class with purchase of yarn. This sportweight sweater is a stunner! We hope you can join Sarah to construct this top-down, in-the-round sweater. We will be using Sunday Knits yarns by Carol Sunday. Stay tuned.

True Colors by Melanie Berg
Let your true colors shine in this eye-catching shawl! This fingering weight shawl knits up to a generous size, with a simple lace pattern creating a stunning scalloped effect. Eyelet stripes separate gradient color bands, which become the accent color when the scheme is reversed near the end.

Also coming: Felted Christmas ornaments, crochet hexagon blanket, Holly and Ivy Beret, just to name a few!