2018 Pins & Needles Retreat February 1st – 3rd IT’S NOT TOO LATE to register for the Pins and Needles Retreat at the historic Boone Tavern. Choose classes in knitting, crochet, spinning, and quilting and escape for a weekend of fun with others who share your love of fiber. Make your hotel reservations online using the group code 70631: www.boonetavernhotel.com See […]
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Soon to be your favorite! This cape is worked as one big rectangle, then the bound-off edge is sewn to part of the side edge to form a cape. This unique project requires minimal shaping and features a hidden inside front pocket for warming your hands. Working it in Erin or Columbia from Imperial Yarns on larger needles makes it a quick knit. […]
Joan’s Simple Ribbed Socks These socks are worked top down on double pointed needles, easily adaptable to magic loop if you choose. Sized for women’s large (8-10). For smaller legs decrease in multiples of 4. Requires 400 yards (100 grams) of sock yarn and size 2 needles. Using long tail method, cast on 56 stitches (14 on each needle). […]
We had a visitor whose knitting circle has gone away as members moved or passed on. In our very brief visit we both acknowledged the mystery of fiber friends. Something happens when we come together over string. The sharing of skills – heritage and life – is a great way to knit two people (or more) together.
It is time to start thinking about the Andora Cape Knit-a-Long which begins the middle of January 2014. Soon to be your favorite! The cape is worked as one big rectangle; then the bound off edge is sewn to part of the side edge to form a cape. This unique project requires minimal shaping and features an inside, hidden, front […]
Picot Edge Shawl Materials: 1 hank Sweet Feet Sock Yarn, 400+ yards Size 8 – 40″ circular needles Directions: Cast on 6 st. Row 1: K2, yo, K2, Yo, K2. Row 2: K2, yo, k1/p1 in the front of next stitch, knit to the last 2 stitches, yo, K2. Repeat row 2 until half the yarn is gone […]
We have a limited supply of Acquerello hand paints from Aurora Yarns. These yarns suggest tie-dye and will work up into great socks, shawls or mitts.
Blue Meezer is our newest local yarn, hand spun by Anna Taylor right here in Berea. Anna, who will start college next month, has created a fine texture, two ply yarn in vibrant colors. Stop in and check out her beautiful work.