6 October 2015 Noro Event It's October, and that means it's Noro month. Our Noro event is one of my most favorite of the year. We get a sneak peek a

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6 October 2015

Noro Event


It's October, and that means it's Noro month. Our Noro event is one of my most favorite of the year. We get a sneak peek at the new yarns when the rep comes through in early spring, but nothing arrives for sure before Early October. So we wait and wait, and then it arrives, and we remember why we waited. The colors are like no other. I'm convinced that the power of the colors is linked to the rich and varied aesthetics of Japan. The influences of Japanese Buddhism which celebrates the impermanent, imperfect, and incomplete. I love that. It's the appeal of spring trees in bud, and the brilliant fall leaves - things that are becoming or have been. In Noro yarns you can see the change from one color to the next, and the transition itself is beautiful. Subtle and graceful.

Certainly Noro is about the colors, but it's not just about their multicolors. Noro has solid yarns that are also continue reading

Fiddlehead mittens 001 medium2

Stranded knitting

In this three session class with Ginni, you'll learn stranded knitting and many other cool techniques that make these mittens extra special. Like what, you ask. Well, for one, there's an i-cord cast on that gives a beautiful edge. For another, this mitten is lined - pretty fancy, huh.

This is a class for intermediate knitters. The focus is on doing the stranded color work, continue reading
Saturdays 9-11 a.m.
October 10, 17 and 24

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Try lots of yarns at a yarn tasting

Yarn Tastings

A yarn tasting is like with a wine tasting, only you're knitting instead of drinking! You have the opportunity to knit with lots of new and different yarns and learn about each. We have several already scheduled - check 'em out here and sign up!

Isadora 2

Gracie Square Fringed Poncho

October First Friday project

Isadora cowl

For October First Friday we have a fabulous new project for you - a beautiful cowl worked in coordinating colors of two different yarns. Designed by Louisa Harding, an English Rose with a soft, romantic style, this cowl is lacy and cozy and fun to knit. We have three color choices, and they're all lovely. For every kit purchased, Crazy for Ewe is donating $5 to MedStar St. Mary's Breast Cancer Outreach. Stop by and choose your favorite, or order a kit here.


Thinking about a cozy fall sweater?

6 week Custom Fit Sweater Class

It's not too late to get in on this Custom Fit Sweater session. This class is a guided knit for your Custom Fit Sweater. If you are a newer knitter, there may be some sweater knitting techniques that are unfamiliar to you. This class will show you exactly what is meant in the pattern and how to accomplish it. It will keep you on track and help ensure your Custom Fit sweater not only fits perfectly, but looks professional.

If you're already an accomplished sweater knitter, you will find that the structure of a class helps keep you on track. Continue reading

6 lasses $120
5 classes $100
Any 3 classes $65

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