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Knit Fest 2011... we're having FUN!!!

Grey Heron presents: KNIT FEST 2011
Knit a BASIC TOP DOWN baby cardigan & then LET'S PLAYGet your creative juices flowing – Spend the day with Deb Gemmell from Cabin Fever
Vendor market – FREE draws – Lunch includedSaturday October 29, 20119:00am to 4:00pm – Ravenna Hall, The Blue Mountains - $65.00 + HST*****************************************************************************Here’s your chance to enhance your transferable knitting skills. This class is the jumping off point to adding a pattern to your socks, hats, mittens and sweaters. During the class you will knit a baby-sized Top Down cardigan following the pattern provided.
This simple garment will be your blank canvas.Now let’s have some fun. Add a stitch pattern into the body of the sweater, play with the neckband, cuffs and bottom border of the sweater.Make this sweater your own creation.
There will be lots of help as you take your first step away from the basic pattern.Materials list: Beginner/…

not just any Heel cream...

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This weekend Brenda went shopping for Grey Heron. - a fine job was done!!One item on my list was a fabulous Heel cream manufactured by SOAK. I've tried and it's wonderful... leaves your heels feeling refreshed, soft, not greasy - just ready for your hand knit socks... speaking of socks.... $10.00
Kate Atherley AKA Wise Hilda blogger designed the red & white striped sock for the latest Vogue magazine. She was so kind to post the free sock pattern on her blog...

http://wisehilda.blogspot.com/2011/08/free-peppermint-twist-sock-pattern.html

Do take the time to read her blog. As I say "it's all about the math" read her blog- she says the same... BTW- this sock pattern covers off size women's S to men's XL...
Send Kate a quick message thanking her for the download...

Looking for new patterns???

If you are looking for exciting patterns by delightful designers- check out this group. You will find them on ravelry or just Google their name. Have fun...

April Klich, Army of Knitters, Atenti, Bag Hardware, Bekah Knits, CocoknitsConnie Chang Chinchio, Cookie A, Cosmicpluto Knits, Crafty DiversionsDeep South Fibers, Designs by Romi, Dull Roar, French Press KnitsFreshStitches, Grace Akhrem, Grannycore, Heirloom StitchesImagine Knit Designs, Indigirl, Irish Girlie Knits, Joji, Kate Jackson KnitsKira K Designs, Knit and Tonic, Knitterell, Leigh Radford, Marie Grace DesignsMiriam Felton, MJM Crafts, Olgajazzy, Pam Powers Knits, Pick Up SticksRoo Designs, SKIF, SKNITSB, Stolen Stitches, The Shetland TraderTiny Owl Knits, Tot Toppers, Tree Knitter Designs, WestknitsWhen I Grow Up, Woolly Wormhead, Ysolda Teague

Neon Buddha & Pure arrive @ Grey Heron

Lifestyle clothing for travel, work, home, yoga & you.
Designed in Canada
100% preshrunk cotton blends

The Fall collections have just arrived!!... beautiful colours, styles & trimmings...
We have changed our clothing sizes to include 14 - 24 or M/L to 3X only..
We are very excited to move forward with fun fashion in women's sizes.

Our fall NB/Pure collection has flowing tunics, matching pants, wonderful sweaters (cardies & vests) to match... several stand alone jackets.. long sleeve Tees - scoop - v - crew - cowl - ruched turtleneck.. line details that shape our curves - neck ruffles ever so flattering and did I mention TUNIC length... yes indeed.. http://www.neonbuddha.net/
Gorgeous wraps for fall.. with more on the way... Do stop by... enjoy fall fashions with colour, style & details...

Fall knitting class info

Grey Heron Fall 2011 knitting class infoHello everyone, Fall is fast approaching and you know what that means… sweater time… and the Poncho is backThat’s right… the warm & cosy poncho is the hottest item for fallwww.ravelry.com has a multitude of beautiful selections to choose from My fav is the A Very Harlot Poncho by Yarn Harlot.. easy, accommodating – just rightCheck out a few of Cabin Fever poncho patterns – perfect for a Mom & Daughter
**************************************This year we will be offering morning, afternoon and evening classes. Our first class will be a Refresher of Knitting Skills class Wednesday October 5 & 12 & 19 from 10:00am to 11:30am OR 7:00pm to 8:30pmLearn casting on/off; increasing; decreasing, choosing your yarn;
reading your pattern, labels, gauge +++ This class will be working with straight and/or circular needles. Your choice of class project- scarf or hat Handouts provided Class fee- $50.00 +HST for the three week program –workshop mate…

Follow us to Blue Mountain Village

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We will be featured in the Apple Pie Trail vendor market. Stop by.. say Hello.. and check out the Apple Pie sock yarns....

The 5th annual TASTE OF BLUE presented by Collingwood Whisky kicks off this Saturday at noon until 5pm.
http://bluemountainvillage.ca/1.news.events/1.1.events.asp
Guests can sample food, beer, wine and liquor from over 13 Village Patios plus the Culinary Market featuring members of the Apple Pie Trail. Live music starts at noon with Pop & Jazz Sensations Coco Love Alcorn and Brian Macmillan – back by popular demand after great success at the recent Peak to Shore Music Festival. Coco & Brian will play at noon and again at 4pm. Tasting kits are $20 each and the first 600 include a signature bag with a sampling glass from Collingwood Whisky. Also included in the bag will be a map and itemized list of food and drink samples that will take you from Sunset Grill, along Water Street, up to the Village Plaza and over to the Oliv…