Tuesday, May 18, 2010

More Workshops!!

We have added more workshops to our May schedule!!! So get your calenders out and start planning for a month full of fiber fun.

(not till June & July, but classes are already starting to fill up)
Beginning Weaving with Karen, Sunday July 25th, from 9:30- 4:30, $75 if you need to rent a loom, the rental fee is $30. This $30 can be applied to the purchase of an Ashford Knitters Loom. Learn the basics to this fun and amazing craft. Weaving is a wonderful way to use yarn in a new fashion.

Weaving Part 2 with Karen, Thurs June 10th, from 5:30 - 7:30, $35. In this lecture class learn how to plan a project, fix mistakes and have all weaving questions answered. Bring pen and paper if you would like to take notes.

Weaving Clutch with Karen, Sunday June 27th, from 9:30 - 4:30, $75. Join this fun class with Karen and make your very own woven clutch!

Beginning Drop Spindle with Karen, Thur, May 20th , $35. Supplies will be discussed in the class. If you have always wanted to spin your own yarn, this is the class for you!. In this class you will learn to spin yarn from a selection of wonderful fibers.

Spool Knitting
Spool Knit Necklace with Beate, Thur, May 27th, from 2:00 - 5:00, $35. Easy to learn spool knitting technique. Create a sparkling necklace in about 3 hours.

Learn to Cha-Cha with Beate, Mon, May 24th, from 2:00 - 3:00, $20. Add texture to your knitting. A few rows of Trendsetter's Cha Cha yarn will add the "wow-effect" to your scarf.

Lace Scarf with Beate, Thur, May 27th, 12:00 - 1:30, $30. Create a beautiful scarf with a heart shaped lace pattern. Sooo lovable and soft. Made in two sections. Learn to graft both together for a symmetrical finish.

Petal Bib with Jenny, Tues, May 18th & 25th, from 6:00 - 8:00. In this two session class make this adorable bib and learn how to do short rows!

I can't find the yarn.....Now what do I do????? with Jenny, Thur, May 20th, from 6:00 - 8:00, $20. In this lecture class learn how to substitute yarns from the ones called for in patterns. Take a stroll through the shop and talk about fiber and what all those little symbols mean on the labels. Bring along patterns that you might consider for future projects. Bring pen and paper if you would like to take notes.

Don't forget to sign up in advance to secure your spot for these workshops. Class sizes are limited!

Yarn Lady has a super staff of teachers who can help answer your questions. Just drop in for a class and let the learning begin! Our teachers always amaze me with their knowledge and of course short cuts to make our lives easier.

Trunk Show
Yarn Lady is pleased to have an amazing collection of Loop-D-Loop garments ready to be admired by all. This collection has something for everyone, no matter age, size or skill level.

Teva Durham's designs are edgy and urban with an organic, knitterly twist. Teva has a passion for bulky yarns, big needles and yarns with dimension and body. The Loop-d-Loop collection delivers gorgeous yarns suited to Teva's sculptural styles and your own creative explorations.

These are just a small sampling of the garments in the Loop-D-Loop trunk show. We have inventory and patterns in stock now. The yarns featured are River, Quartz and Birch. Come by this weekend (May 14th - May 17t) hand brows our selection and enjoy a 20% discount when you purchase Loop-d-Loop patterns and yarn to make any of the items featured in the Loop-d-Loop trunk show.

We had soooo much fun at our French Press Slipper party with Jan and Jen, we wanted to share some of the photos with you.

Thank you to all our Fiber Junkies for your support!!!!!

Monday, May 3, 2010

New Workshops!!

We have new Workshops to tell you about. So clear your calendar and make room for improving your craft with all of us at Yarn Lady!


Dyeing Workshop, Thur, April 29 or May 27 or June 17 or 24, 5:30- 8pm, $75
Take plain white yarn and learn how to play with colors to make your very own hand-painted yarn. All supplies are included; 5 colors of 6-8oz dye, assortment of yarn samples and all other dyeing supplies.


Basic Finishing for Knitting. Thur, May 6, 6-8pm, $20
Learn how to put the finishing touches on your knit pieces.
Supplies: 4- 4" x 4" swatches in St st and 2- 4" x 4" swatches in garter stitch (all in non-fuzzy worsted weight yarn), tapestry needle and extra yarn.

Market Squares Tote Wed, May 12, 19 & 26, 6-8pm, $60
Make this one-of-a-kind tote bag and impress even yourself!
Supplies: book, Bags: A Knitters Dozen, supplies discussed in book.

Design Your Own Knitted Hat Thur, May 13, 6-8pm, $25
Create a hat with any yarn and needle with the help of a simple worksheet.
Supplis: Discussed in class.

I Can't Find the Yarn- Now What Do I Do?, Thur, May 20, 6-8, $20
Learn how to substitute other yarns for the one called for in your pattern.
Supplies: Pen and Paper

Mobius Scarf: Wed, June 2 & 9, 6-8pm, $35
Learn the "infamous" mobius cast-on and then continue with a unique scarf.
Supplies: discussed in class.

Fixing Mistakes, Thur, June 3, 6-8pm, $20
Get hands-on help learning how to fix your knitting errors.
Supplies: Tapestry needle, assortment of crochet hooks (F-H), 4 swatches (4" x 4") in non-fuzzy worsted weight yarn (1 each of St st, Garter, 2 x 2 rib and seed st).

Personal Footprints Socks, Sun, June 6, 10am - 4pm, $60
Create one-of-a-kind socks made just for you a la Cat Bordhi.
Suplies: TBA

Counterpane Carpet Bag, Wed, June 16 & 23, 6-8pm, $35
Create a unique bag with an interesting lace stitch.
Supplis: book Handknit Holidays, materials discussed in class.

Beginning Knitting, Fri May 14 or June 11, 6-8pm


Crochet Flowers, Fri, May 7, 6-8pm, $20
Make crochet flowers to add to any of your knitted/crocheted projects.
Supplies: Assortment of hooks (F-J) and an assortment of yarns. You MUST know how to chain and single crochet.

Beginning Crochet, Fri, May 28 or June 25, 6-8pm
Learn the basics to Crochet. In no time you will be hooked!

Workshop and Class Etiquette
Please be on time for class, late arrivals are a disruption to everyone. Plus you may miss valuable information to get started with your project.
If you must have your cell phone, Please put it on silent as not to interrupt the teacher.
Teacher's help students in the order that the students arrive. (for classes only)
Please be careful of any beverages you bring to classes and/or workshops.

To reserve your spot for workshops, you must sign up and pay in advance. Spaces are limited so do not wait to late.

One Skein a Month Party!!

Petal Bib: Tue, May 18 & 25, 6-8pm, $35
Make the sweetest bib with only one skein of yarn!
Supplies: listed in the One Skein book.

Also we like to thank everyone for their charity projects. These knitted and crocheted items help provide comfort to families in need. So thank you for supporting Knots of Love and Stitches from the Heart.

This Weeks Sale
Not only do we have these fun and fabulous workshops in progress, but we also have new items on sale!! Take advantage of Noro Vintage and Noro Retro on sale now! Saving's of 40% while supplies last!

Yarn Lady thanks everyone for supporting us. We enjoy seeing our customers and the projects that they are working on. We hope to see you all soon!
My best!
PS. If you missed our Slumber Party, check out our photo's on facebook.