Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Join the Heron Sock Club



The Heron Sock Club
Have fun: Knit socks: Experiment with new techniques in sock knitting: 
Sharing time with others
Each month we launch a new sock pattern – we deem interesting and technically curious
Once you register you will receive an email with the pattern. Print your download, review the pattern for areas you need help with, drop in to the club meeting, bring you materials and get ready to start.

If you run into trouble, you can attend the Wednesday FREE sock help afternoon and/or join in the drop in help each other group. Have no fear – this is FUN!! Are ready to take up the challenge?? 

We have planned for an intermediate and advanced beginner pattern for each month so you can choose a design that suits your interest and experience level.
You choose if you want to knit a sock a month. No pressure – No deadlines 

Membership card - $30.00
Member Benefits
A sock club project bag – exclusive Heron design
10% discount on sock yarn used for the sock of the month pattern
10% discount on sock knitting needles
FREE sock patterns each month – advanced to intermediate
FREE pattern review/techniques day – instructional
Drop In – Sit’n knit socks group – help each other – share tips and tricks – date flexible - TBD
Drop in help afternoons – Wednesday 1pm to 4pm FREE with membership
Sock yarn reviews – as new sock yarns arrive, the Heron Sock Club will have an opportunity to choose this yarn for their sock patterns – in advance of the yarn hitting the shop shelves
Club meeting times
Review pattern/techniques day = 2nd Thursday and/or 2nd Saturday in July – December - FREE
Thursday 10am to 11:30am – July 10, Aug 14, Sept 11, Oct 16, Nov 13, Dec 11- Intermediate
Saturday 10am to 11:30am – July 12, Aug 16, Sept 13, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 13 – Advanced Beginner
Drop by to register. If you have questions, give us a call or send us an email.
Grey Heron 65 Simcoe St. Collingwood, ON  greyheron@bellnet.ca

Thursday, June 19, 2014

WWKIP 2014

The table was full of knitters enjoying each others conversations as the sun beamed in the windows.
We have a stack of squares to "dress" the shop sign post with - WOW!! well down knitters......

It is so much fun gathering each week... Drop in on Thursday afternoons 1pm to 4pm. Stop by and you will see what I mean...





It was a terrific day... what could be better??? A yarn sale of course!!

SAVE 10% on all in stock yarns
Check our clearance section for some great buys!!
 


 

Monday, June 2, 2014

Grey Heron news

Grey Heron news
It’s the time of year I like to take my holidays
This year we are heading to the
Great Canadian Cheese Festival in Picton http://cheesefestival.ca/
With a few side trips to local wineries such as Stanners Vineyards http://www.stannersvineyard.ca/
We will be closed Friday June 6th until
Reopening on Thursday June 12th around noon


Now, I leave you with this…
A new shipment of Manos Alegria has arrived


This gorgeous fingering weight merino blend is
perfect for a few projects by Megan Goodacre AKA Ticksy Knitter
Check her FREEBIES here
 

See you soon, Karen 

P.S. Our Knitting Retreat in Southampton has spaces available only for daily participants.
Let me know if you want to join in.
Friday October 3rd and/or Saturday October 4th - $125 per day (2 classes and meals included)