Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Wool room up dates

It's been a busy few days and with the cooler weather arriving everyone is getting a head start on knitting.
We have our Noro order on the way along with a selection of Vikingarn... fabulous pattern support... can't wait

The Sirdar eco wool arrives this week for our group to get started on the giant cowl... should be fun...

Our Craigleith shawl kits are ready to go... well almost... what beautys!!!!
A fine collection of textures and colours hand picked to create a wonderful shawl... stay tuned for pictures on that one...

Don't forget, Wednesday nights from 7 - 9 are our new tutorial nights. Megan is here to help you get your project started, sort out your miss-directions and get you on track.... Ask us for more details... space for 10 at the table... Call to book your spot... As always, we serve organic teas and Ashanti coffee from our friends in Thornbury...

Eucalan is one the way... keep all your hand knits in good order...

Nifty little "knitters must haves" arriving this week too....

And of course.. more sock yarn... Who needs a class? Call us for class details... Wednesdays, or Saturdays... it's your call....

Come and meet Deb Gemmell in person... join in the fun of the Top Down Knit class... Saturday Nov 7th from 9 - 1 ish... hands on class, books available... you won't want to miss this opportunity...

Coming up- "Finishing school"- learn the special how-tos for sewing your patterns together...

Want to make a Moebius Cowl? The super long needles are on the way... call to have your pair set aside...

Start making your Moebious cowl in our "Knit-a-long" call for more details...

So, that's it for today... drop by in your are in our neighbourhood... next door to Dags & Willow cheese shop...

Happy knitting, Karen

Thursday, October 22, 2009

It's been a wierd week

I met two fab ladies last week.... Ruby and Marg... They came in the shop with Brenda to have a peek around on their way to a Knitting Cruise in the Caribbean... lucky girls!!

It's been a super week in the wool shop. Our kits for our Craigleith shawl are coming along nicely.

Our Wednesday night tutorial classes have started up. From 7pm to 9pm every Wednesday.. frop by and learn something new, refresh finishings or what ever you fancy.

Don't forget, Saturday classes and workshops are available for your group.

Join in our "Knit TOp Down Class" Saturday November 7th with Deb Gemmell.

Call to reserve...

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Beginners were winners!!

Well, the group showed up for class and had amazing projects in hand. Most were ready to cast off and get going on the fringe!!.... some even launched into their Christmas gift list knitting...
What a positive eager group...
I'll wait for the grand finally of projects to come in before I post the finished projects...

Onto the beginner class #2... and the mitten class... Who doesn't like mittens? warm cozy fun... great for a cold day... soft cashmere, hardy wools, fine alpaca... or how about a thrum mitt used in days gone by?..

Mitten class starts on Sat Oct 17th for 2 hours... continues on Sat Oct 24th for 2 hours...

Let's watch the fledglings fly!!!!