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22 August 2017

It's all about perspective


Image courtesy of Sarah Herbert at Smallbox

I was working with a lovely knitter the other day who was doing a striped hat. She came in because she had a little hole an inch or so down near the beginning of a new round in a new color. It was just the opening that forms naturally when you join a new color or a new skein, but this was a little larger and seemed a mess because the stitches on either side had loosened a bit. I told her it was no big deal, and that we would fix it when she finished. I said she'd be able to close the gap when she wove in her ends, and no one would ever notice it. But it still worried her. I could see her look at that place every time she came to the end of a round, but she said she would trust me, and went ahead knitting.

Pretty soon she came to the place where she needed to start her decreases and continue reading

Crochet Corner

lizard shawl 2

August featured project

Using just chain and double crochet, you can create this stylish wrap. Choose one of our beautiful new gradient colorways from Apple Tree Knits, a delicious hand-dyed fiber, or luxurious Shibui Staccato. This is a fun project that works up quickly. The pattern is free, and you can download it from Ravelry here.

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Explore knitting

Explore Knitting - tell your friends

This week we're launching our Knit1Sip2 program with beginning knitting classes with wine If you have a friend who'd like to give knitting a try, please tell her about this class. We have evening sessions Wednesday and Thursday.
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390 Arundhati 4041 medium2

Arundhati - a gorgeous cowl and a great next step

Thursday, August 24 - Arundhati Cowl Class K1S2tog
Wednesday, August 30 - Knit1Sip2 Easy Headband
Thursday, Aug 31 Beginner toe up Socks 2 at a time - worsted
Thursday, August 31 - Knit1Sip2 Easy Headband
Friday, September 8 - Bra Salon Trip
Saturday, September 23 - FallFest - Shibui Trunk show and new yarns from Willow Tree Yarns, Hazel Knits, Mirasol, Juniper Moon, and more!
Saturday, October 7 - Next Custom Fit sweater in 6 Weeks class begins

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