September Happy Hour Sale: Stock Up on the Basics!

Basic “workhorse” yarns might not be glamorous, but they are nice to have around for those unplanned scarves or mittens when you need a quick gift or something new for yourself. They are also an economical choice for this season’s new sweaters.  To help you start this fall knitting season, on Friday, September 2, for one day only, choose from this great selection of basic workhorse yarns at 20% off* their regular prices:

Fingering Weight:

  • Dale of Norway Baby Ull: 100% merino wool

Sport Weight:

  • Dale of Norway Falk: 100% wool

DK Weight:

  • Plymouth Jeannee DK: 51% cotton, 49% acrylic

Worsted Weight:

  • All varieties (solids, variegated, regular or superwash) of Cascade 220: 100% Peruvian wool
  • Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted: 85% wool, 15% mohair
  • Berroco Vintage: 50% acrylic, 40% wool, 10% nylon
  • All varieties (solids and variegated) Plymouth Encore Worsted: 75% acrylic, 25% wool
  • Plymouth Jeanne Worsted: 51% cotton, 49% acrylic

* Sale prices apply to in-store purchases of in-stock items only, and cannot be combined with other discounts.

Knit Morse Knits (starts Oct 4)

Four 2-hour classes; $45 + tax & supplies

 

Knit Morse Mitts ("LOVE")

Knit mittens with a secret message.  Susan will help you make these adorable and customizable mittens or fingerless mitts for yourself or a loved one. Work in a secret message of your choice in Morse code! Susan made hers (pictured above) say “love” for her college student daughter who is too old for “hearts.”  You will need fingering weight yarn in two colors, appropriate sized needles, the pattern, and a message!

SessionInstructorDatesStatus
Session 1Susan Mehringer7 to 9 pm on Tuesdays, 10/04, 10/11, 10/18, and 10/25Open for Sign Up!
Call (607) 277-1164 to reserve your spot!

Happy Hour (Friday, September 2)

Come to the next Happy Stitching Hour on

Friday, September 2, from 5 to 7 pm

Join us for this social knitting time, meet some new people, re-connect with others, and just hang out. We’ll chat, knit, gossip, stitch, wind down after the long work week, and shop this month’s Happy Hour Sale*! See this fall’s new yarns which have been rolling into the shop almost daily. We will not be offering any knitting instructions or help, just a knitting visit…. The event is free. First come first serve. We have seats for approximately 15 people. Feel free to bring a snack or drinks to share!

*Details of September Happy Hour sale will be announced here a week prior to the event.

Cabled Alpaca Sweater

Six 2-hour classes; $65 + tax & supplies

This warm and fun sweater is full of easy cables, made in a chunky Baby Alpaca.  It is soft and cozy as can be.  This sweater is made in a bottom up construction style with seams at the sides and armholes, which will help to stabilize a heavy sweater.  Kiko will help you with simple modifications: quantity and placement of buttons, re-inforcing the button bands, length of sweater body and/or sleeves.  This will be your favorite sweater to keep you warm this winter!

SessionInstructorDatesStatus
Session 1Kiko Nabusawa7 to 9 pm on Tuesday, 10/25, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, and 12/13Completed
Call (607) 277-1164 to reserve your spot!

Stitch Master Afghan

Six 2-hour classes; $60 + tax & supplies

Learn to knit many different stitch patterns and techniques for interesting and engaging texture. You’ll make a square from each “chapter” or technique in Barbara Walker’s Learn to Knit Afghan Book. This includes cables, slip-stitch color work, knit/purl combinations, lace, mosaic color, and more!  This class meets over the next 6 months to allow time to complete the afghan by the end of the class.

SessionInstructorDatesStatus
Session 1Kiko Nabusawa10 am to Noon on Saturday,  12/10, 1/14/2012, 2/4, 3/10, 3/24, 4/7, 4/14, and 5/5In Session
Call (607) 277-1164 to reserve your spot!