Thursday 6 December 2016 Prism Trunk Show this week We are starting to receive the Prism Trunk Show garments and yarns. Laura Bryant, owner of Prism

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Thursday 6 December 2016

Prism Trunk Show this week

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We are starting to receive the Prism Trunk Show garments and yarns. Laura Bryant, owner of Prism Yarns, has pulled together a fabulous selection of gorgeous new garments and supporting fibers, and I truly cannot wait to share them with you! Heck, I can't wait to get my hands on them myself!

You remember last year's trunk show, I'm sure, so when you think of Prism, it's probably Wild Stuff and Plume that come to mind. Prism does a terrific job with those splashy yarns, but they're really so much more. It's Laura's command of color that sets Prism apart from other hand-dye companies. Her gradient kits have rich and saturated colors throughout, moving from one shade to the next with incredible subtlety. Her semisolid colors are complex, and her continue reading

Great holiday gifts

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If your family is looking for the perfect gift, be sure to let them know that we are here to help, The Lisa M. Barnes weekend is a terrific gift, not only because it's a great class, but it's time away to do what you like and engage with others who share your passion for knitting! Unsure about what you'll learn? Check out this blog post on Mosaic Knitting and Crescent Shawl Design,

You might also want to mention our 2017 sock club. This is a gift that makes you happy not only the day you receive it, but throughout the year. Every quarter you'll receive special package with exclusive hand-dyed sock yarn, a custom pattern, and lots of other little goodies. You and your sock club member friends will enjoy a special party just for you with every shipment. Check it out here!

Never underestimate the power of a gift you'll use and enjoy every day, like a set of gleeming Addi Interchangeable needles. Already have Addis? Get one of the brand new Chiaogoo red cord interchangeable sets - perfect for knititng in the round on two circulars. Stop by the shop and have a look.

Rigoles Wrap Class

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Rigoles, a beautiful wrap who's name is French for tricks. And a trick it is! The complicated-looking pattern is simply a clever arrangement of solid and self-striping yarn worked in a variety of short row patterns. Like so many techniques in knitting, it only looks intimidating - once you know how, it's actually quite rhythmic and compelling. It's your own work of art, and every Rigoles is different from the next - even if you use exactly the same yarns!

In this two-session class, Ginni will show you how to work the various insets and will get you started on your own work of art and trickery.

Afternoon session: Tuesdays, Jan 3rd and 10th 2:30-4:30
Evening session: Wednesdays, Jan 4th and 11th 5:30-7:30

For more info or to register, click here.

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