• Knitting with Emily: Make Your Own Magic–Knit a Charm Bag

    This is the first in a series of classes that will use patterns from Alice and Lisa Hoffman’s new book Faerie Knitting. Each class will have a specific project to focus on, with a list of suggested yarn and supplies. You do not need to do the project, though: you can also join us to learn one of the basic skills connected to the project or to ask for support on your own project. In January, we’ll make a charm bag. The pattern could also be adapted to make a soap sack. Skills we’ll discuss: Casting on Knit stitch Purl Binding off Weaving in loose ends Optional: i-cord For this project,…

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    Craft Store Sales, Deals and How To Find Them

    Are you overwhelmed by the fliers, websites and text alerts for craft stores when you want to save the most money?  Here are tips to help you get the BEST deals when you are at any of the Big Box Stores!! Hobby Lobby Hobby Lobby has a consistent sale schedule – so if you pay attention to the ads you can keep up with what is on sale, when. Every 4 Weeks Papercrafts 50% Off Home Decor 50% Off Every 3 Weeks Yarn and Needleart 30% Off Jewelry Making 50% Off Art Supplies 40-50% Off Every 2 Weeks Papercrafts 50% Off Floral 50% Off Every 2 out of 3 Weeks…

  • Step 1: Knitting Class

    Learn to knit in our 5 part series! Step 1: Tools and Materials, Casting On, Joining Stitches and The Knit Stitch Step 2:  Purl Stitch, Finishing Ends and Binding Off Step 3:  Whipstitch, Increasing and Decreasing, Ribbing Step 4:  Knitting in The Round, Fixing your Mistakes Step 5:  Cable Stitch, Other Forms of Knitting Techniques Each step includes a take home project – which include a scarf, a hat or leg warmers, a cowl, a fox pillow and a basket weave or cable stitch blanket. All materials are included, hands on instruction and take home projects.      *Classes are not every week – they have been spread out to allow…

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