Sunday, October 30, 2011

NOTICE - Tuesday morning help sessions at 9:30am with Christiane are being put on hold. The shop will open on Tuesday at it's regular time - 11:00 am 

All I want for Christmas or any other time of the year.... Two new accessories now available at Yarns With A Twist 

by Buffy Ann Designs

Need additional light shining on your project? The Stitch Light provides Digital LED lighting using 3 AAA batteries. The light is fully adjustable allowing you to pivot the light to aim toward your knitting, the strap is adjustable and includes a side release buckle. 
The Craft Pocket is lined with a zipper closure. There is enough room to hold your stitch markers, measuring tape and many other accessories.

Another new item from Buffy Ann Designs is the --- 
Cute little covers that encase your balls of yarn keeping them clean and protected from unravelling. Can be used for both center or side pull skeins. 

New Yarns
New Colors of Fiesta Baby Boom

Ironstone Wink

3 Strands in 1 Yarn. 1 Strand is a Zigzag with Loops like Boucle, 1 Strand Very Fine & Short Soft Eyelash, and 1 Strand of Eyelash every 3" with 1 Lash of Copper Metal that gives a ShimmerFiber Content: 33% Wool, 33% Acrylic, 17% Nylon & 7% Polyester
Weight: 186 grams / 100 Yards per Hank
Gauge: 2 sts. = 1" on US #13 Needle.

Kraemer Alpaca Handknitting Yarn
Bulky and DK Weights

Classes for this week --
Tuesday, November 1st, 5 - 8 pm with Barbara 
Get the help for the mitten / hat you choose to make. Patterns for the Woolie Bullie Mittens, Molly Scarf and Beaded Christmas Tree mittens have arrived and will be available Tuesday evening.
Wednesday, Nov 2nd, 7 - 9 pm with Christiane
Please buy your yarn prior to class and wind it into a cake. There will be time to dye to skeins of yarn if you want to.  Bring gloves and wear clothes which can be stained (just in case)
You can bring your own Kool-Aid packages (different flavors for different colors) but there will also be Kool-Aid available for you to purchase. For people who took the previous class: Please bring your own bottles if possible.

Saturday, November 12th - 2 to 4pm with Barbara
The bottom portion of your jacket should be completed and we will be ready to begin the first side front.  If you were unable to attend the first class on October 29th, please call the shop to schedule a time when we can help you begin your project.

Socks knitted with Opal Hundertwasser by Carol H.

Socks knitted with Fame Trend by Carol H.

Blanket knitted by Faith Kenton using Cascade Heritage

Volan knitted by Sue P. using Ella Rae Merino Lace
and Dream in Color Smooshy.

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