Saturday, May 03, 2008

Breast Cancer Awareness Month /May Schedule

This month is Breast Cancer Awareness month. In addition to the donations from the pink Denise needle sets, knit for the cure Chiao Goo bamboo needles, and Skacel Booby sock kits, 10% of all pink yarn will also go to a breast cancer charity.

The Girl Scouts were rained out today. They will now be coming next Saturday May 10 afternoon. They will spend the morning at Linda's farm learning where yarn comes from and the afternoon at the store learning to knit

The rest of the month's class schedule

May 17
The Celtic Felted Tote from Interweave Knits Winter 2007 issue.
For those not having the magazine the price is $22.00, those with the magazine already the price is $15. Copies are limited so please sign up if you don't have the magazine. The pattern calls for worsted weight wool and size 9 straight needles and double points.

May 24
Petals Baby Cardie
A neck down baby sweater make from worsted weight cotton. The pattern was designed for Ty-Dy. Needles Size 7 circulars
$20 includes pattern

May 31
Multi-directional scarf .
Perfect class for the beginning knitter who is ready to learn increases and decrease. Short row shaping is also covered. Learn all the techniques you will need later when tackling socks. Needle siaze will depend on the yarn picked for your project.

Great American Afghan
We are currently working (some of us at least) on square 25.
Starting May 13 we will begin Square 15
May 27 We start Square 18

If you haven't started yet come join the fun. We will have several makeup days for those who have missed/skipped earlier blocks.

New yarns
The Taming of the Ewe is pleased to announce we have added another newe manufacturer. Kraemer Yarns is an American mill located in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. They have wonderful free patterns on their Website . We will be adding yarns from their mill throughout the year.

In addition to the Kraemer Tamany Tweed yarn and Saucon Sock yarns, we have received Chsrry Tree Hill sock yarn, Zitron Lifestyle sock yarn, a limited supply of Crystal Palace Panda Cotton and Maizy, some new colors of Fixation and HPKY Pretty Mix in several beautiful colors. Also a couple of other hand painted yarns from Schaeffer Yarn. We also received a shipment of books from Martingale.

Coming in next week
Cascade Heritage in several solid and handpaint colors.
New colors of Cascade 220.

1 comment:

Deb said...

I'm impatiently waiting for Tuesday so I can wallow, fondle, drool, pet, and otherwise molest your yarn. Throw in some chocolate and I may just expire from ecstasy.