Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Happy New Year!! 2016




2016 is the Year of the Monkey!! 




It's a special year for me and I'm a Monkey...so stay tuned 

for fun happenings at the shop... until then



Happy New Year!! 



It's the Year of the Monkey!! 

We are closed until Monday January 4th 10am.


Cheers, Karen 


Thursday, December 24, 2015

Boxing Week SALE

Boxing Week SALE

Monday Dec 28th – Wednesday Dec 30th
  

What a Deal!! 
Super Special - Cascade 220 Wool - $7.99 (in stock only)

ALL printed patterns - 50% off
ALL Apple Pie Trail Sock Kits - 50% off
ALL Magazines – 30% off
Various other sundry items – up to 50% off

The following yarns are on SALE- up to 50% off 

Sock and Fingering yarns
Regia Sorbet Sport – 9.48
Regia Active Sport – 3.48
HiKoo Cobasi sock (no wool content) solid – 3.98 multi – 4.48
Shelridge merino sock – 6.00
Rhichard Devrieze yarns (local) – 8.50
Rowan Fine Art fingering – 14.98
Shantiknits (local) – 13.00
American Brand – 14.98
Grundl Wina – 7.50
Various collection of sock yarns
Various lace weight yarns – Manos and Malabrigo

DK - Double Knitting yarns
SMC Bravo DK – 1.75
Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton – 6.00
King Cole Merino DK superwash – 3.00
Sirdar Baby Bamboo – 3.25
Sirdar Baby Crofter – 3.25
Stylecraft Stars DK with glitter – 5.00
King Cole Flash – 4.00
King Cole Country Tweed – 6.50
Misty Alpaca Pima Cotton and Silk – 11.80

Worsted weight yarns
Classic Elite Liberty Prints – 7.48
Rowan Original Denim – 3.00
Rhichard Devrieze worsted (local) – 7.50

Aran Weight yarns
Estelle Cloud Organic Cotton aran – 5.00
Cascade Avalon solid and multi – 4.00
Rowan Fine Art Aran – 12.48
Cascade Longwood fine Merino Aran – 7.50
Filatura – Cashmere Lux – 8.00
Cascade 220 Aran superwash – 8.00
Manos Clasica – 9.00

Chunky Weight yarns
Diamond Chroma – 4.50
Borgo Bio Chunky – 7.50
Cascade Jewel chunky – 6.50
King Cole Opium chunky – 6.50
Cascade Pacific chunky – 5.00

Bulky to Super Bulky
Viking Balder superwash – 7.00
Viking Naturagarn – 3.25
Sirdar Big Softee – 3.00
Borgo de Grosso – 19.00
Borgo de Nat Degrade – 15.00
Sirdar Indie – 4.00

ALL SALES FINAL – No exchanges - 
Sale applies to in stock yarns only.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Holiday Hours

Grey Heron Holiday Hours


Thursday December 24th – OPEN 10am to 2pm

Friday December 25th – CLOSED

Saturday December 26th – CLOSED

Sunday December 27th – CLOSED

Monday December 28th to Wednesday 30th – OPEN 10am – 5:30pm

Thursday December 31st – CLOSED       Happy New Year!!

Friday January 1st – CLOSED

Saturday January 2nd – CLOSED

Sunday January 3rd – CLOSED

Monday January 4th – OPEN 10am to 5:30pm



Wishing everyone a very 
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Monday, December 7, 2015

Grey Heron 2016 Beginner and Novice Knitting classes

Grey Heron 2016 Beginner and Novice Knitters


This class is for the Absolute Beginner! 101

Two session class (4 hours total) learn the hands on knitting basics of how to cast on, knit, purl, cast off.
We study a little theory of pattern reading, pattern abbreviations, yarn labels,   
Several projects to work on between sessions.

Jan 6th and Jan 13th Wed mornings 10 – 12 class includes - handout, yarn and needles - $50

Previous experience: None
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Attention Beginners and Returning to Knitting  - 102 
(This class would be perfect for Knitters returning to the knitting world)

Two session class (4 hours total) Review of basics + learn the hands on knitting basics of how to increase and decrease, apply stitch combinations and discussion about more theory details.
Several projects choices to work on between sessions.

Jan 20th and Jan 27th Wed mornings 10 – 12 – $40.00 - Must bring 4.50mm to 5.mm needles, yarn 

Previous experience – must have the 101 skills
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Learn to knit in the round with Circulars 103

How to knit with circular needles. – Learn all the techniques to make knitting in the round fun and exciting. Without any seams to sew, knitting in the round works up quickly and allows for all kinds of projects.   
Previous experience – must have the 101 and 102 skills
Several simple cowl patterns to choose from to work on between class

Feb 3rd Wed morning 10 – 12 - $22.00 – pattern and hand out included - materials extra
Previous experience – must have the skills taught in 101 and 102 classes
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Learn to knit in the round with DPNs 104

This class a great next step to Learn to Knit 102 and 103.
In this 2 hours class we'll take the mystery out of knitting on double pointed needles

Skills required: 102 and 103 Level skills needed: You are comfortable creating the knit stitch, the purl stitch, work basic increases and decreases, and can cast on and bind off.

Feb 10th Wed morning – 10 – 12 - $22.00 – pattern and handout included – materials extra



Pre-registration required.