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!
|Session 1||Hickory Lee||1 to 4pm on Saturday, 1/25||
or call 277-1164. Please read cancellation policy.
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.
Hidden in that huge box of 60 colors of Cascade 220 and 220 Superwash that arrived on Monday were 9 colors of Cascade 128 Superwash Multis. Just in time for first cold week in Ithaca, this affordable chunky weight 100% merino wool is perfect for making stylish, soft, and cozy kid’s outerwear (hats, scarves, mittens, sweaters…). The best part: easy care! Rolling in snow and mud, just throw those hats, mittens, and sweaters in cold gentle cycle and tumble dry. No hand washing required.