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18 June 2019

How I felt that day

Hi there,

I got a call from my husband Saturday while I was at the shop. I don't typically take calls while I'm teaching, but he doesn't typically call me while I'm teaching, so I knew something was up.

Me: Hey, what's up?

Bill: Um, I was putting the clothes in the dryer and there's something that doesn't look like it ought to go in the dryer.

Me: What is it?

Bill: I dunno. It's a sweater-like thing. It's white.


Bill: It's really small. It kind of looks like a child's sweater


Bill: Are you there?

Me: expletive deleted

Bill: What should I do with it?

Me: expletive deleted Doesn't matter.

Bill: I'm sorry

It wasn't even his fault. I'm the one. After carefully soaking my lovely Trace in Eucalan, I carried it gently to the washer and put it on Drain and Spin, the most continue reading

Going on and coming up

summer K1s2

Thursday is the new Friday, right? Start your weekend off right with a fun evening at the shop. Bring your project and join us. There's good wine, good conversation, and good friends. Click here for more info or to let us know you're coming

Big Wave KAL

Do you love this breezy tank as much as I do? What's not to love -- it's Heidi Kirrmaier after all. Top down, flattering shape, interesting knit -- in cool bouncy Arborea Just three or four skeins and three or four weeks. Kickoff Saturday, June 27th at 2 pm with Melissa!

Olive Knits KAL

Can you knit a sweater in 4 days? Would you like to try? Join us for this fun knitting challenge with Marie Greene, of Olive Knits. Read all about it on Marie's blog here, then come on in and choose your yarn. It's worked at a gauge of 20 stitches per 4 inches, so you have lots and lots of options for yarn. Pre-order the pattern before June 26th here, or we can sell it to you when you get your yarn.

All of the details and yarn amounts are on Ravelry. The pattern will go live June 27th, so be sure to have your yarn and swatch ready to go.

Retreat 2019 Staunton

Join the gang this year for our annual retreat to beautiful Staunton, VA. Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley in between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains of the Appalachian Mountains, Staunton is home to a vibrant cultural scene with lots of art and food offerings. The highlight of our trip is a special private tour of Cestari Farms with owner, Francis Chester.
We'll enjoy a lovely catered lunch at the farm and have an opportunity to see first hand how a small wool production operation works.

July 19-21, 2019. Click here for more information and to register.

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