Introduction to Rigid Heddle Weaving (starts Aug 13)

two 3-hour class; $35 + tax & supplies

This class is for people new to rigid heddle weaving. (You will need to bring your own rigid heddle loom.)   In the first class, we will choose individual projects (mug rugs, a scarf, place mat or table runner), select yarn, and put on the warp.  In the second class, we will begin weaving, secure the starting and ending edges, and discuss finishing the cloth.

Session Instructor Dates Status
Session 2 Susan Mehringer 6 to 9 pm Wednesday, 8/13 & 8/27

or call 277-1164. Please read cancellation policy.

Summer Sale (7/11 – 7/27)

Summer Sale 2014

It’s time again for our annual summer sale! Come shop for cotton, wool, silk, bamboo, cashmere, yak, merino, and alpaca. ALL yarn in stock will be 10% to 70% off, books 30% off! Summer Sale starts tomorrow, July 11 and ends on Sunday July 27. Sale prices apply to in-store purchases only and cannot be combined with other discounts.

We are starting the sale off with a bang on July 11 with Robin’s Yarn Tasting from 6 to 9 pm! Please reserve your seat with $10 fee. You will get a $10 credit towards purchase of any yarn in her tasting selection.  We’ll provide snacks. Bring a drink if you desire.

Seamed Sweaters (starts Jul 28)

Six weekly 2-hour classes, $65 + tax & supplies*

Robin Sweater Workshop

Have you met Robin yet? She knits beautiful sweaters that she wears almost every day! This sweater workshop (for both first-time and more experienced sweater knitters) focuses on sweaters with seams: their construction, connecting all the pieces with great looking seams, and sizing the sweater to fit your unique self.  Bring your dream sweater pattern or choose from our pattern library any style that suits your fancy: cables, hoodies, pockets, zippers, etc. (Need some instant inspirations? Take a look at our sweaters board) We’ll help you choose the perfect yarn. Learn to knit a sweater in our air conditioned shop this summer and start the new season in style!

*You will receive a 15% off coupon when you sign up for class.

Session Instructor Dates Status
Session 1 Robin Tilling 7 to 9 pm on Monday, 7/28, 8/4, 8/18, 8/25, 9/8, and 9/15

or call 277-1164. Please read cancellation policy.

Hats (starts Jul 11)

three weekly 2-hour classes, $35 + tax & supplies

Marocain by Kiko Nobusawa

Marocain by Kiko Nobusawa

For recent graduates of Knitting Basics, knitting a hat is a great way to learn double pointed needles (DPNs). Or you can learn a new technique such as cables, mosaic, or fair isle. Simple or complex, Kiko will guide you in this three week class to complete the hat pattern you selected. We have a great selection of hat patterns and samples on display in the store. Stop by to choose your favorite pattern and the perfect yarn for your hat.

Please have your pattern selected before class starts so that Kiko has a chance to look it over.

Session Instructor Dates Status
Session 1 Kiko Nobusawa 7 to 9 pm on Friday, 7/11, 7/18, and 7/25

or call 277-1164. Please read cancellation policy.