February Newsletter

Chinese New Year’s flash sale, February Promotion, New Yarns, Sale Items, Classes and more

Well the new store at 77 East Cordova is coming along nicely. You can see the pictures here. Facebook pics Special thanks to everyone who has taken the extra effort to find me.

Special flash sale everything red will be 10% off this weekend Friday Jan 27, Saturday Jan 28 and Sunday Jan 29 in honour of the New Year of the Dragon. Come by if you’re on Pender for the festivities.

February Feature Yarn: Fantastic Knitting Zephyr Lace 17.99 regularly, 19.99 including shawl pin. (9.95 value)

New yarns since January are:

Katia Roccio, Sabrina, and Garden. I also have the red Ondas and the black and white Rizos for those who were waiting for it.
Ella Rae Classic, Classic Heather a great alternative to Cascade 220 at 15% less. Also Ella Rae Latte a beautiful silky chunky yarn.
Noro Silk Garden , Malbrigo Rasta, and Gruesa, exquisite yarns.
Sirdar Nomad a wonderfully wooly boucle in natural colours.
Berroco Borealis, and more Sundae, both fun fun fun.

I’ll be getting new yarns in store all the time. Coming soon, more sock and fingering weight yarn I promise, as well as Berroco Peruvia Quick and Comfort Baby, Noro Kueyon and quite a few more.

Standing sales in the store (as of Feb 01) are as follows:

These are discontinued yarns and have limited quantities.
15% off Elsbeth lavold Baby Llama
25% off Mirasol Tupa, Noro Yuzen, Filtes Brina
30% off Louisa Harding La Salute, Debbie Bliss Como, Cascade Soft Spun, Mirasol Kacha and Q’ina

Classes: Sign up early space is limited

Beginner lessons Tuesdays Feb 7-Feb 28 6:00-7:00pm $50 Fingerless mitts will be completed during the course. Handouts provided.

casting on
knit stitch
purl stitch
increasing
decreasing
casting off

Hat Class step two after beginner Mondays Feb 6- Feb13 5:30-7:00 pm $35 a hat will be completed during the class, pattern provided

long tail cast on
rib stitch
knitting on circular needles
knitting with double points
increasing
decreasing
blocking and shaping

Baby Sweater Class Wednesdays Feb 15- Feb 7 6:30-7:45pm $85
(you may complete an adult sweater in very bulky yarn if you knit fast.)

reading patters
gauge swatch
knitting flat in pieces
shaping a garment
collars
picking up stiches
cables (optional)
putting sweater together

Entrelac Class Mondays Feb 20- Feb March 5 5:30-6:30pm first class 2 hours ends 7:30 $60 pattern provided

Noro yarn recommended for best result in this technique.

Students may not complete an entire scarf during this time period but will be comfortable with the technique and will be shown how to cast of in Entrelac.

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