Manos del Uruguay Maxima
Knitting Etc. will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. We wish everyone a great holiday with family and friends!
After celebrating Thanksgiving, come to our Thanksgiving Weekend Sale! From Friday through Sunday, November 29 through Dec 1, take 20% off all in-stock worsted weight yarns*! This is an amazing sale: Madelinetosh Vintage, Cascade 220, both regular and super wash, Plymouth Superwash Merino, Plymouth Encore Worsted, Berroco Vintage, Tahki Donegal Tweed, and more…. even the newly arrived Manos Maxima (pictured above)! Shop for great deals on your favorite yarns and let us help you get started on hand knitted Christmas gifts on your list!
*Sale prices apply to in-store purchases of in-stock items and cannot be combined with other discounts.
This “Cloud Illusions” shawl by Boo Knits is knitted in Isager Alpaca 2 (50% merino wool, 50% alpaca). The alpaca lace yarn adds a very nice drape to the shawl and is dreamy soft. Come try it on!
Weaving produces fabric with a very different feel from knitted pieces. Interested in giving weaving a try? Susan Mehringer will demonstrate weaving on the rigid heddle loom and answer your questions on Sunday, December 8 from 1 to 3 pm. We have Schacht rigid heddle loom in several sizes in stock. You can sign up for the next weaving classes and let us help you select a loom that suits your needs.
One 3-hour classes; $30 + tax & supplies
Learn four fun ways of knitting small circles in the round when a 16″ circular needle is too long for the job: using 8″ circulars, 5 double pointed needles (DPNs), 2 circulars, and the magic loop. Hickory will even show you how to knit two socks/mittens/sleeves at the same time! After this class, you will have these 4 methods to choose from when knitting your next socks, sleeves, gloves, etc. in the round!
||1 to 4pm on Saturday, 2/15
Check out these squares of fabric woven on the Schacht Zoom Loom from some of our favorite solid, tweed, and variegated yarns! The Zoom Loom is very compact, transportable, and easy to learn. The package comes with instructions. You can also watch the instruction video from Schacht here. The Zoom Loom is a great gift for introducing children to weaving this holiday season! Both the Loom and sample fabric squares are on display at Knitting Etc.