Thursday, November 26, 2009

Debbie Bliss

Our selection of Debbie Bliss yarn is huge. We have what you need for any project just pick a pattern from one of her beautiful books and then make it your own with your yarn selection.

Sock Yarn Selection

The newest sock yarn creates beautiful Fair Isle patterns and stripes in both a 4 ply and 6 ply weight. We have sock yarns from Auracania, NORO, the Knitted Wit and Cascade as well.

Black Friday Sale!

Our Black Friday sale starts at 8 a.m. with a whopping 30% off until 10 a.m. From 10 a.m. to noon the discount is 20% off then 10% off until 8 p.m.

The shelves are full of new yarns for every kind of project plus we have tons of books, magazines, patterns, notions, kits and knitting bags.

We have cross stitch patterns, threads, kits and supplies too.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

New Noro and New Ella Rae

We have added bins, literally, of Ella Rae Superwash, Extra Fine Merino, Latte just to name a few. Our Noro aisle is recently stocked as well. The colors will take your breath away.

This Week's Classes

Monday night is an Entrelac Scarf class. This is an intermediate class with a beautiful outcome. A compilation of triangles and squares that form a great basket weave pattern. Using a self striping yarn you are sure to get many compliments when this project is complete. We have lots of new yarn to make your project successful. Class runs from 6 – 8 p.m.

Knitting with Noro - Blythe knit along is Saturday night from 7 – 9 p.m.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

New Yarn!!

The store is FULL of new yarn. We have tried to get something for everyone. We have lots of new baby yarn and pattern books. Almost all of it is machine washable, a big plus for babies.

Fall is Here...

...And that means new yarn, new books and CLASSES!! Our class schedule for the month of November is set so come in and sign up for something new. Especially fun is our skill builder blanket series. On alternating Friday's and Saturday's we will be knitting the Great American Afghan and the Noro blanket Blythe. So come in and learn a new technique. November 14 at 7 p.m. is the next class and it is a block from Blythe.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

The newest reading material

These are the newest books and magazines. Lots of fun projects to choose from.

The yarn sellers are here

3 distributers have been to the store and 2 more are on the way. We will have new yarn coming every month from now through November. Come in and check it out. The yarn above is the new Luna Paint - a popular cotton in the store now in multiple colors.

Coming Soon...

Watch for information on a August class schedule Monday or Tuesday. Toe up sock class is scheduled for Tuesday, August 11 starting at 6 pm.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

New Reading Material

New books, new magazines and new patterns. Come in for a new project.

New Summer Yarn

New yarns should be arriving weekly from now through the fall. Lots of fun stuff. We have a variety of sock yarns and cottons currently in the new section. Come in now for a preview.

Handspun At Last!!

I finally have gotten the courage to put my handspun out for sale. There is quite the variety. I've been spinning lots of alpaca and then plying it with metalic thread. I call it Shiney Alpaca. Yardage varies.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Summer Debbie Bliss & Sublime

We've gotten in some dk weights for your summer knitting projects. Check out the Sublime Baby Kapok Cotton in summer colors. Also cottons and wool/bamboo blends. Come in to see the patterns that go with all this yarn as well.

Baby yarn anyone?

We have received a great selection of baby yarn. Great colors and fibers and all are machine washable.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Summertime Noro

The new Noro summer yarns are great. Cool colors, great weights and nice fiber blends. The price is right too. Come in to pet this stuff.

New Plymouth Yarn

Great new Plymouth yarns have arrived. There are fun summer fibers like llama/cotton, alpaca/cotton and a great rayon/silk/cotton. The old staples like wool silk, wool cotton and single plies come in some very striking colors. Don't miss out on the selection.

June Reading Material

We've gotten more new books and magazines. We also received pattern books to go with the new yarn that is arriving weekly. The Noro books are great. Lots of fun stuff.

Sprucing up the shop

We were gifted some new old shelving so we painted the corner and the shelves white and have a bright cozy space at the back of the store for more yarn. Yeah!

Lantern Moon

We have received a shipment of Lantern Moon wooden needles. Treat yourself to a fun knitting pleasure. These are a dream. We also have cute new summery totes for carrying your favorite projects.

Catching up on reading material

These were the new books and magazines in May. The FiberTrend patterns are way cute and really simple. Come check out the whole binder of fun stuff.

I've Missed You!!

So sorry I've neglected you. Started a new job and a new schedule so getting in the habit. Hope to have a class schedule out by next week. Lots of new yarn coming in now plus magazines, books and patterns. I'll keep you posted.

Monday, May 4, 2009

The newest reading material

These are the latest books and magazines. One to note is the Pints and Purls book for all you Stitch-n-Bitch fans. It rates the projects by the number of drinks you've had. It's pretty entertaining. Sorry they are sideways - can't seem to rotate them today.

Buttons, buttons, buttons

These are very cool ceramic buttons from a South African Fair Trade Company. They are machine washable too. The selection is great.

Cross Stitch Patterns

We just received several very nice cross stitch patterns. We have the floss and fabric as well. Come in and browse the selection.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Noni Patterns

Need a new spring bag. We have a huge selection of Noni patterns blooming and ready to be picked. These patterns are knitted then felted and alot of them include floral embellishments. They are fun to knit and funner to look at.

The newest reading material

Check out the new books and magazines. Think spring!

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Classes Anyone?

Spring is in the air but not quite here so how about a few classes while we wait out the snow?

Tuesday, March 24 from 6 - 8 p.m. - Finishing Techniques
We will review ways to sew sweater pieces together, pick up stitches, make button holes, block your projects and any other finishing questions you may have. Feel free to bring a work in progress.
Cost: $15

Saturday, March 28 from 10 - noon - Beginner Knitting
We will learn to cast on and knit a basic cotton wash cloth.
Class: $10
Kit: $10

Monday, March 30 from 6 - 8 p.m. - The Moebius Scarf
Learn how to cast on and knit the magical moebius scarf by Cat Bordhi. Once you master the simple cast on and knit your first round, this scarf is a pleasure to work with your favorite luxury yarn. This class requires a book and needle purchase as well as your yarn.
Cost: $15

Friday, March 6, 2009

Tax Free Day

Saturday, March 7 is Tax Free Day! The Rookery is turning this into a store event. We will be open at 9 a.m. and a discount of 30% will be given on all sales for the 1st hour. The amount of discount is reduced as the day goes on. Come on in and save taxes and $$.

Monday, February 23, 2009

Spring is in the air

Check out the new hand dyed and handspun yarn from The Knitted Wit. Lots of bright colors to cheer you up! Three kinds of roving came with this order too - Corriedale, Blue Faced Leicester and Merino.

Also in is the Interweave Knits spring issue.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

This week's reading material

While the hustle and bustle has slowed a bit things are still busy at the shop. Come in to check out the newest reading material and possibly start a new project. We still have a great selection of yarn to choose from as well. Look for February classes later this week.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

What's that?

The shop has a new drum carder and I made Valentine batts for your felting and spinning pleasure. We will card your mixes as well; pick from a large selection of fibers. Why not try it?!

Monday, January 26, 2009

Louet Yarn

We have new yarn from Louet that is absolutely fabulous. The Euroflax linen comes in 3 weights - fingering, worsted and chunky. This is great yarn for cable or lace work. We also got Merlin which is a merino/linen blend at a worsted weight. This yarn is machine washable and dryable and the color selection is good. The felting yarn has rich colors and good yardage at a chunky weight. Come in and try some.

The current reading material additions

New books keep arriving as well as the most current magazine selection. Come in and browse. We have a nice selection of needlework and craft books as well as knitting and crochet.