NEW WOOLIE EWE-NIVERSITY CLASSES

Check out the new Woolie Ewe-niversity Class Schedule — we have something fun for every level of knitter and crocheter from baby steps to intricate projects.

Woolie Ewe-niversity Calendar Feb-May 2013

Beg Knit 1 – Learn everything from casting on and basic stitches through cables, pockets and finishing. At the end of the class behold your new Reader’s Wrap.

Beg Knit 2 – Make a sweater that fits exactly how you want it. Tunic style with cable in front.

Beg Knit 3 – Make a sweater that fits exactly how you want it. Intarsia color block sweater.

Tips & Tricks Additional Knitting Skills – Learn how to make yor projects go from “homemade” to “handmade”.

Finishing Class – Learn how to pick up stitches, knit stitches together, sew stitches and rows together with the mattress stitch.

Entrelac Scarf – Learn a beautiful new technique to add to your repetoire.

Crochet Fingerless Mitts – Learn to chain, single crochet, single crochet back ridge, half double crochet,double crochet, cross stitch, create thumb hole, join and finish.

Not Granny’s Crochet Cowl – Next level up in crochet. Learn the basic granny square, granny triangle,and reverse single crochet.

Hello Dolly! – Crochet Matryoshka Doll. Expand your in-the-round crochet skills. Learn simple embellishments, as well as crochet assemblyu of two doll layers, connecting & finishing.

Vintage Potholder – Round Two-Sided Colorwork Potholder. Expand your in-the-round crochet skills. Learn colorwork techniques as well as sizing and assembly

All class members receive 10% off all class materials

Classes are filling up fast, so call today to register!
(972) 424-3163 or (800) 460-YARN (9276)

Woolie Ewe-niversity Calendar Feb-May 2013

Finishing Projects – Aunt Esther’s Yarn

Some time in December a lovely lady came in to the shop with a conundrum. She had inherited some hand-carded, hand-spun, un-dyed wool from her husbands aunt several years ago but had no idea what to create with it.

She toyed with the idea of making a blanket but wasn’t sure which technique to use. After beginning a crochet swatch she promptly brought the yarn in and asked for advice on how to handle the yarn.

The story behind Aunt Esther’s Yarn was touching. Betty and I discussed the various options available and reassured her that the fiber would work up wonderfully, especially in the swatch pattern she was working in – crochet chevrons. ¬†After giving her some suggestions on how to best go about assembling and eventually caring for the resulting blanket she left the shop with confidence.

Last Thursday she came back with a container and a huge smile.

“I promised I would come back when I finished this for show and tell.” she said as we moved to the help table.

Nestled inside the tub were two lap sized afghans. They were beautiful.

It was a real treat to see the finished results and we love that she wanted to share it with us.

Wrap Your Loved Ones In Warmth

Wrap your loved one in warmth this Valentine’s Day: All Colinette and Mountain Color kits are 20% off Today through Thursday, February 14.

These kits showcase a variety of high-end hand-dyed yarns and are perfect gifts to either knit/crochet up and give or simply gift.

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Colinette Kit in Wineberry being worked on by Cheryl