Sharing Our Love of Knitting and Crocheting
SPECIALIZING IN YARNS MADE IN THE U.S.A.
Shabby Sheep and Ewe Events
First Saturday of the month; 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm; no cost to join.
Next group meeting will be Saturday, September 1st! We’d love for you to join us!
We are pleased to be able to offer you a selection of approved yarns for knitted knockers. In addition, we will host regular knit a longs throughout the year to encourage you to help this marvelous organization that provides soft, lightweight, knitted breast prostheses for no charge to women who have required mastectomies to treat breast cancer.
Participants will be offered a discount on materials purchased from our shop for this very worthy cause. You may also bring your own materials but please check the “How To Make A Knocker” page on the Knitted Knockers Website for yarn and other requirements.
Two At A Time Toe Up Socks
Thursday, August 23rd & September 6th; 5:00- 7:00pm.
$30 plus $2 pattern & chosen materials.
Materials needed: 380- 460 yards sock weight yarn, US 1 or 1.5 40″ circular needle (or size needed to reach gauge), stitch markers (optional), & row counter (optional).
In this class, Tammy will teach you how to knit toe up socks, two at a time on a single circular needle using Judy’s Magic Cast On and a combination of German short rows and a mini heel flap for the heel. Students should be able to knit & purl, increase & decrease, and read a pattern.
Crochet Cabled Cowl
Tuesday, September 18th & October 2nd, 5:00- 7:00 pm.
$30 plus materials; pattern is free, therefore we ask participants to print the pattern at home. If you need help accessing it, please let us know.
Materials needed: 100g worsted weight yarn, crochet hook to achieve gauge or desired fabric density (may range from K through N size, will depend on chosen yarn, instructor can help choose the correct size); gauge is approximately 12 stitches and 14 rows in 4″ of single crochet.
This cowl is an advanced beginner to intermediate level project. Students should know how to chain, single & double crochet. You will learn how to use single, double, & treble post stitches to create cables.