23 June 2015 Andrea Shawl - a wonderful class First day of summer, and so much is happening already! The Andrea Shawl class starts this week. Andrea

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23 June 2015

Andrea shawl

Andrea Shawl class

Andrea Shawl - a wonderful class

First day of summer, and so much is happening already! The Andrea Shawl class starts this week. Andrea is a gorgeous project you'll love wearing, and you'll learn a ton of skills and techniques. Can you learn techniques and skills independent of a project? Absolutely. However, you retain the techniques much better when you learn them in the context of a project because you see not just how, but why you do a particular thing a particular way. This type of learning gives you greater skills overall and allows you to better apply those skills in the broader continue reading


Upcoming Classes and Events

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Andrea Shawl - a great shawl, a great class

Andrea Shawl Class

This beautiful shawl, unlike many we've done recently, is worked from the bottom edging up. It's a beautiful and interesting design with enough new techniques that we decided to offer it as a class. In the three sessions, you'll learn everything you need at each stage, finishing it up at the last class. You'll be so happy with what you've learned and so proud of what you've made. Join us, because you'll love wearing this shawl!

Tuesdays June 23 and 30, July 14

Come by the shop or sign up on line here

Read more about the shawl here


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ZickZack scarf knit along meets Thursdays

ZickZack Knit Along - meets Thursdays

We kicked off this a gorgeous scarf project last week,and wow - what fun! It looks really complicated, but it's just a simple combination of increases and decreases. The secret is in the yarn, Millie Colori Baby, a fabulous self-striping yarn with fast color shifts. Two skeins each of two colorways produces a fabulous Missoni-style accessory. The pattern is a free Ravelry download from designer Christy Kamm.

Choose your colors here, or come by the shop and join us as we kick off our knit along for this fun and addictive accessory! Thursdays, June 11th 3-5 p.m.

More info and to sign up here


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Berroco Indigo Trunk Show

A terrific new yarn this summer is Berroco's Indigo, a 95% cotton yarn that's earth-friendly and totally hip, made from recycled denim. In a palette that will remind you of your most favorite jeans, this yarn is nice to knit and lovely to wear.

We're excited to host the Indigo Trunk show until June 29th. This show is a fresh collection of comfortable garments perfect for an evening on the beach. Come see and try them all!


Quicksilver - perfect for summer

July First Friday - You're invited

The holiday weekend kicks off with a great First Friday on the Square. The Blue-Eyed Blues will be playing live, followed by a jam session with Southern Maryland's own guitar hero, Bob Schaller. Musicians, bring your instrument and join the fun.

We'll be starting Quicksilver, a beautiful and colorful wrap in three colors. Fun to knit, and perfect for summer. I'm suggesting Hempathy because it''s great for summer wear, and because its fabulous color range gives that you have all sorts of stunning combinations. So, come First Friday to choose your palette, enjoy a pink drink and get started with us!

Friday, July 3, 5-8 p.m.

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