Inspired by Nordic Knitting, we have put together Halo Minis. With approximately 88 yards per skein, take a few of these home to add a bit of color to mittens, hats, shawls and sweaters or an array for your favorite gradient pattern.
Halo is a fingering weight yarn made exclusively for us and is 50% Alpaca and 50% Wool. Priced at $7 and available in-shop only.
Skagit Valley Herald Christmas Fund Knitting Opportunity
We are glad to be participating again this year in the annual Skagit Valley Herald Christmas Fund! Over the next weeks, we will be collecting knitted and crocheted hats for infants through teenagers to include in holiday gift baskets for low-income families.
All styles, colors, yarns, and sizes are welcome -- please join us in bringing a little warmth and made-with-love cheer to children of all ages this holiday season. Be sure to drop off your hats at the shop before December 2nd for final pick-up!
Ready to learn a new technique or join with others and work on a new project?
To register, give us a call at 360-293-7377 or stop by the shop. For more information and more upcoming classes, please visit our website.
Last Leaf Shawl with Emily McNeil
Emily's newest pattern, the Last Leaf, is a top-down triangular shawl pattern that provides a wonderful introduction to chart-reading and a platform for simple or more involved beading, if desired. Materials are either one skein of Marine Silk Fingering (shown in photo) for a lighter, warm-weather accessory or one skein of Halo for a cozier autumnal piece. Also US6 24" or 32" needles, stitch markers, and optional 6/0 beads and beading hook.
This is a one-session class and will meet Thursday, 11/7, 5:30-7:30pm. Class fee is $25.
Tendrilly with Fran Jepperson
Tendrilly is a gorgeously textured “lace” shawl worked up in our cozy Merino DK yarn, featuring a delicate-looking cable and lace section against a background of reverse stockinette matched with a field of stockinette. Asymmetrically fashionable and perfect for wearing with a tee and jeans, or your favorite autumn and winter outfits, this is sure to become a go-to accessory in your handknits collection. Materials are 3 skeins Merino DK, and US 6 24″ circular needles.
This is a 1-session class and will meet Saturday, 11/9, 10:30am-12:30pm. Class fee is $25.
On My Needles with Emily McNeil
This week, mixed in between more involved lace and Tempestry climate data knitting projects, I was hankering after a "comfort knit." Something mindlessly simple but creatively nourishing. Then I remembered that I had the perfect thing: a gorgeous one-of-a-kind skein of yarn that Lori spun for me for Christmas last year! A glorious mix of cashmere, yak, kid
mohair, and silk, this is a truly luscious yarn and I am loving every meditatively mindless-seed-stitch moment of it. And at the end, after many cups of tea, sips of wine, and quiet moments later, I will have the most glorious cowl/snood/cozy to keep the cold gray wintery days at bay.
Pattern? What pattern? Cast on an odd number somewhere around 121 stitches, seed stitch in the round till done.
And you're in luck - we will soon be bringing in a small collection of Lori-spun yarns, each more beautiful and lush than the one before.
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