Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Class Schedule Update

Just a few minor revisions...

Beginner Plus Crocheted Scarf Class has been postponed to a date yet to be determined.

Kids Korner - Beginner Knitting has been moved from November 8 to November 15, same time.

Monday, October 20, 2008

Mirasol Project

The Rookery has received yarn in support of the Mirasol Project. The yarn is spectacular and the pattern books are beautiful. There is a silk/wool combo, Bamboo/baby alpaca, hand dyed merino and a merino/alpaca/silk. The colors are earthy and practical.

The Mirasol Project is a fair trade endeavor to help support a boarding school for the children of the shepherds of the alpaca in Peru. It is actually a really cool story. You can read more about the Mirasol Project on there web site www.mirasolperu.com.

11 Boxes of Rowan Yarn!!

We have just received a huge selection of Rowan yarn. Now you will have tons of yarn to choose from to knit that new scarf or sweater. In case you need something finer there is plenty o f Mohair - Kid Silk Haze and Romance.

Oh yeah, we also got some of that really funky hip yarn from R2 - Rowan's younger generation.

This week's reading material

We received a huge order of books last week. Check out all the new titles. Not only did we get knitting and crochet books but we also have a nice selection of stitchery books. Come scope out that new project.

Monday, October 13, 2008

National Knitting Week

It's National Knitting Week (at least in Europe) October 12 through October 19. We will be celebrating by having a different sale every day this week. You'll have to come in to see the daily deal though.


The fall classes are progressing. This week we have a beginner lace class, felted clogs and spinning demonstrations on Saturday. Be sure to stop by and join in the fun.

This week's reading material

New books and magazines have arrived this week. Check them out. There are inspiring projects in the colorStyle book by Interweave and the Together or Separate book from Martingale. We have lots of yarn to inspire your project.

Monday, October 6, 2008

The newest yarn

We received tweeds from Debbie Bliss and Auracana this week. The colors are rich and we have several pattern books to go with the yarn. We also have Auracana nature chunky wool. The colors are subtle and would look great in a felting project.

Lastly, check out the yarn from Rabbit Ridge Designs. This is a hand dyed yarn from a farm in Alaska. Lots of fun choices.

Our first class was Saturday. It was beginner knitting. We had 8 people and possibly now 8 new knitters. Check out the Fall Class Schedule to see what classes you might like to sign up for.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008


Class change - I was a little over zealous and scheduled 2 classes for October 11. Please note the needle felting class will be Saturday, October 25 not October 11. Sorry.