September 15, 2014

Shibui Mix Party: Register Now!

Join us on Sunday, October 5 from 9-11 AM for a Shibui Mix party!  What’s a Shibui Mix party, you ask?

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The purpose of this event is to learn how to combine different yarns, textures and even colors to create entirely new fabrics.  Marge Oakley (Shibui yarn rep) and designer Julie Weisenberger of Cocoknits will be here to guide participants through the process of mixing.  Take a chance on some unlikely combinations and see where your creativity will take you!  Yarn and patterns will be provided.  Just bring a selection of needles!

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There is a $10 registration fee for the event and space is limited.  Call us at 415-621-6642 or stop in to reserve your spot.

Join us for two trunk shows following the event that feature Shibui Mix patterns.  Our Cocoknits/Shibui Trunk Show will run from September 29 through October 10.  Our Shibui Mix Trunk Show will run from October 14 through October 28.  We can’t wait to see these beautiful samples in person!


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September 12, 2014

Free Pattern Friday: Squelette Shawl

Want a warm and light-as-air shawl to cozy up under this winter?  Check out Berroco’s Squelette featuring their scrumptious new yarn Andean Mist.

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This oversized triangular shawl works up quickly on size 8 needles.  The leaf border will keep you entertained without driving you up the wall.  Requiring only 3 balls of Andean Mist, the total project cost is less than $25!

style_berroco_andean_mistAndean Mist is a super soft blend of suri alpaca and mulberry silk.  We have a dozen colorways to tempt you with.  Check out our full selection here!


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September 7, 2014

Never Not Knitting Trunk Show

Designs by Alana Dakos (of Never Not Knitting) will be featured at the shop this month!

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From soft, squishy neck warmers to darling knits for little girls, we are sure to have something to inspire you.

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Our Never Not Knitting trunk show will run until September 30th.  Stop by soon to find your next knitting project!


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September 5, 2014

Free Pattern Friday: Seasons Set

Stay warm with Ella Rae Seasons! seasons-fpfThis self-striping softy knits up quickly with a lot of loft.  Since the colors change automatically, you’ll achieve a dramatic effect with minimal effort.

You can knit this hat and scarf combo using one of the many colors of Seasons.  It takes only two skeins to make both items.  Download the free pattern here and browse our selection of Seasons to select your favorite colorway!


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September 2, 2014

Nuno Felting Recap

Last Thursday’s Nuno Felting class was a huge success!

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The participants mixed and matched their roving colors to create some stunning designs on their silk scarves.

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Though the techniques were the same, every participant created something completely unique for the person next to them.  In just three hours, their masterpieces were finished!

We have only one spot left in our September Nuno Felting class. Check out the class schedule and give us a call to reserve your spot!


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