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3 September 2019

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Validation through knitting

rose window afghan

Kelly's Rose Window Afghan

Hi there,

When Elizabeth, my oldest, was born, I remember my father saying that unless she grew up to be a major celebrity, she would never again command the constant attention and adoration she had right now. It is true. We doted on her; watched her every move, and applauded her every accomplishment. It's really no wonder first children and only children turn out the way they do.

As Elizabeth grew, and her siblings came along, life returned to a new normal, and that rockstar attention waned. But even older children crave adoration. It's charming when a small child, recognizing his need says, "Look at me - see what I can do!" which is kid code for, "Please validate me."

Adults are supposed to grow out of that need, but the truth is we continue reading

Incline decline template

Join Melissa Saturdays starting September 7th for a fun knitalong of this beautiful cardigan by Purl Soho. Worked in garter stitch on the bias, this design showcases handpainted and kettle dyed yarns. In case you haven't already selected, I've just ordered a slew of new DK from Sweet Georgia. It should be here in time! Fingers crossed....

Dark Cloud

Another great design by Joji Locatelli, Dark Cloud is fun to knit and especially beautiful in Katia's lovely Cotton Merino. It's a garment you'll reach for again and again - so easy to wear. Join Mary to get started on this fun project with a bit of an unusual construction. Thursday, September 12 at 2 pm or 5 pm.

Crocheted Scarf

In this class with Mary you'll not only learn to work this lovely stitch, but how to read a crochet chart. This is a perfect next step class for anyone who wants to take the next step beyond single and double crochet. Click here to register

Brioche overview 1
Kashwool Brioche scarf

Brioche Level I - Scarf

Brioche is huge for fall. A lovely stretchy fabric, it's especially striking worked in two colors. It's not hard, but it is a little fiddly. In this beginning class, you'll get the basics as you get started on this chic scarf in Kashwool a luxe merino cashmere blend with great yardage and a lovely hand. .

Click here for more info or to register.

Kashwool Brioche hat

Brioche Level II

Brioche in the round is different from working flat, so in this next step class, you'll take what your learned in the Brioche Level I class and get this beautiful brioche hat in to match the scarf you did

Click here for more info or to register.

Socktoberfest 2019 1

Mark your calendars for every weekend in October! We're celebrating Socktoberfest again this year, and it's going to be even bigger and better. We have several hand-dyers on the books and more to come! Every Saturday and some Sundays!

Losing Lover

The standout of the evening was Losing Lover , a cozy slouchy sweater that looked great on everyone who tried it on. If you missed the event and yarn tasting, you still have a few days to see the samples and get started on your own version of this great sweater -- choose from the three new trend colors or their lovely palette of neutrals.

Campside Drop kal

Join Jenny for a fun knitalong with Alicia Plummer on Alicia's new design, Campside Drop. Uses a size 8 needle, and DK weight yarn. Jenny's chosen our beautiful new Kashwool, a luxurious merino cashmere blend that is remarkably well priced and works perfectly for this project. Come see the swatch and join Jenny for fun and quick project.

▪ Tanis Gray is coming for a weekend of classes October 19th and 20th- registration opening soon
▪ Our fabulous fall Noro Event is happening in October too - a busy month for us - Join us for a celebration of all things Noro!
Tanis Gray is coming for a weekend of classes October 19th and 20th- registration opening soon
Our fabulous fall Noro Event is happening in October too - a busy month for us - Join us for a celebration of all things Noro!

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