Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Welcome to Wednesday, July 25!

Hi, Everyone!!

We had a great time at Knit Night last night, with an assortment of new and familiar faces at the shop.  Please feel free to join us on every Tuesday Knit Night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  We look forward to seeing you.

FANFARE, PLEASE!!--The Taming of the Ewe's GRAND OPENING is scheduled for JULY 31st!!  This is an exciting day for the shop, and we invite all of you to join us as we officially open our new location in Historic Downtown Gadsden.  It will be great to see our friends come and join us as we celebrate a new beginning for the shop.  We will be open our usual Tuesday hours, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and we will have Knit Night as well.  So come join in for the BIG day on Tuesday!!

COOL ITEM OF THE WEEK--We have a new HiyaHiya needle set that is a must have for projects that require interchangeable needle tips. These are great for many types of projects that are larger, or more intricate.  Stop int today for a look at these great needles!!

LUNCH AND LEARN--Come join us for our Thursday "Lunch & Learn!"  This is a regular Thursday class from 12:00 to 12:45 p.m., and Pat and Detta have really helpful lessons for knitters and crocheters.  This week, July 26 class will be on the "I cord."  Please come join us for a real "high fiber" lunch!

Wishing everyone a wonderful Wednesday, and see you seeon at the Ewe!!
Becky : )

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Tuesday Fun Day at The Ewe

Hi, Everyone!!

We had a lovely Tuesday at the Taming of the Ewe, followed by a wonderful Tuesday Knit Night (of Crochet Night)!!  We had several new folks join us, and we look forward to seeing you and others updoming events.

UPDATE--We are lining up some exciting things for the rest of the summer and fall.  We will start prparing calendar dates and times for upcoming classes.  July is at midpoint, and we are still getting settled into our new Gadsden home.  We are VERY happy in our new location, and look forward to great things happening at the "Ewe."

COOL ITEM OF THE WEEK--We have in a new and lovely shipment of BLUE HERON!!!  This is a fabulous yarn, and once you try it, you will be back for more.  The Blue Heron yarns come in very generous hanks, approximately 8 ounces, and about 1200 yards.  Please come by, feel of  the yarn, and you will see why it is so very special!!

BOLO--July 29th is a day to mark on your calendars, and also July 31st.  More information to follow, and we know you are going to want to be here!!

Well, everyone, tomorrow is Wonderful Wednesday.  If you have time, come see us, pick up some new needles or notions, and chat with us.  We look forward to seeing you!

Have a good night, and even better tomorrow!!
Becky : )

Monday, July 16, 2012

Hi! Welcome to Monday!!

HI, Everyone!!

Well, it is Monday, start of a new week, and excitement awaits us!!

Okay, so that may be a bit too "chipper" for a Monday blog opening, but it beats Monday "blahs."  
It is coming a thunderstorm here, so this is going to be a quick, "lightening-fast" posting.

UPDATE--Thursday is the first "Lunch and Learn" lesson.  Come join us at 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a "high fiber lunch" that will be fun and fulfilling.  It will be on the Spectra and Marina yarns.  Please join us!!

Also, Detta will be teaching beginning knitting and crochet on WEDNESDAYS.  These classes are scheduled as follows:
11 a.m. to 12 p.m--Beginning Crochet
12 p.m. to 1 p.m--Beginning Knitting

REMINDER--KNIT NIGHT!! As usual, we will have knite on Tuesday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m  Please come join us for an evening of knitting and fun.

More blogging tomorrow!!
Have a great night, hope you are getting rain to cool off, and have beautiful day tomorrow!!
Becky : )

Friday, July 13, 2012

Terrific Tuesday at The Ewe!

Hi, everyone!!

Welcome to the blog on Tuerrific Tuesdays at The Taming of the Ewe! 

UPDATE--This kicks off our second week in Gadsden, and it is GREAT!!  We are setting up classes, and will have some lovely new yarns for you to come in and touch, along with some new classes for beginners as well as some exciting things for the more experienced knitters/crocheters.  We have new materials and notions arriving everyday, and we look forward to seeing you soon!!

KNIT NIGHT--Just a reminder to everyone that we are still having Knit Night on Tuesdays, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  We had several folks join us last Tuesday, and several more this week.  We  are excited that several new patrons have come in to join our group.  It is alwasy a great atmosphere, with good conversation, happy faces, and the good feeling of being with good friends.  We look forward to seeing more of you next week!!

COOL ITEM OF THE DAY--If you haven't seen the Sari Silk yarn, you need to come in and check this out!  The silk has a wonderful texture, and reminds one of just how pleasurable the feel of silk is to the touch.  There's more to the story of Sari silk, so please come in, give it a squeeze, and we will be glad to tell you the story of how it is made.  You will love it even more!

BOLO--We will be posting sign up sheets at the shop for different classes.  We will be posting the calendar this weekend, and it will run until GRAND OPENING, JULY 31st!!  Stay tuned for more details!

I was a little late getting this out (it is now FRIDAY!  Where did the days go?) Sorry to be late, but we will get back on track today!!
We look forward to seeing you soon at The Ewe!!

Have a great day!
Becky : )

Saturday, July 07, 2012

The Ewe's 1st Friday in Downtown Gadsden

Good evening to all.

The Taming of the Ewe participated in our first 1st Friday in Downtown Gadsden.
We saw several familiar faces, along with several new ones.  Broad Street was buzzing with people, entertainment, and a collection of vintage cars.  The weather was beautiful, but our typical Southern late afternoon/early evening humidity was prevalent, so air conditioning was the word of the day!
This was the first of many 1st Fridays for us, and we want to welcome all of you to the new store to share in the fun and friendship. 

UPDATE--We have some items available  at clearance prices.  These yarns may be just what you are looking for as a possible project you have wanted to do.  Please check it, and remember--touching the yarn is always encouraged!

NEW ARRIVALS--We have just received a shipment from Hiya Hiya, and we are restocked our notions area.  This is featured on the left wall as you enter the store.  We also have a very good selection of chochet hooks as well!! So, come  in, check it out, and "test drive" your new materials  with us!!

"COOL ITEM" DEPARTMNET--Pat and Jerry  returned from T.N.N.A. with a couple of fantastic looking yarn bowls. These bowls are hand thrown, come in a variety of beautiful colors and styles.  We still have bowls from our former Jacksonville store, too, that can make any knitter or crocheter happy as well.  These yarn bowls are not only functional, they are an artistic addition to any home. Check it out!!!!

BOLO--Be on the look out for CLASS SCHEDULES coming soon!! If you have a friend who doesn't knit or crochet, invite them to come with you.  We are happy to work with new knitters and crocheters.  You and your friend can purchase your yarn and needles/hooks from us, and receive a FREE lesson.  It is a great friendship builder to have some one learn and enjoy a craft that can last a lifetime.

Well, just a few thoughts there before I close out for the night.  Please feel free to respond with questions, comments, or suggestions. I hope you enjoy our new blog posts, and I will try to keep you updated regularly on what's new at "The Ewe."

Good night, and have pleasant weekend!!
Justkeep knitting, just keep knitting....
Becky : )

Thursday, July 05, 2012

The Taming of the Ewe July 2012

Hi, Everyone!!
My name is Becky Kunkel, and I will be your n "New Ewe Blog Hostess!"

We have some exciting news for all of you.

EXCITING NEWS!--First of all, you may notice that we have MOVED!! We are no longer in the Jacksonville Square location.  We are now located at the following:

The Taming of the Ewe
106 South 6th Street
Gadsden, AL
1/2 block off of Broad Street in Downtown Gadsden.
Phone numbers are as follows:
(256) 727-7081     OR  (256)  546-9090

You can still find us on our Facebook address, and we are looking forward to seeing all of you!! 
If you are new to "The Ewe", we are excited to have you with us.  If you are already on board, we look forward to seeing you at the new shop.  The smiling, happy faces await your arrival!

UPDATE--We are not only in a new location, but we have some very exciting things taking place at the Ewe.  We are still having "Knit Night" on Tuesdays, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. We held our first Knit Night on July 3rd, and it was a delightful evening. This is the first of many, and we welcome friends to continue joining us, and there's always room for more!!

 We are also participating in the       1st Friday in Downtown Gadsden.  1st Friday starts at 5 p.m., and usually goes on up to 9 p.m., and we would like to invite all of you to come visit, and enjoy the festive atmosphere. 

NEW ON THE YARN FRONT--We have some new and exciting products in, to include new YARN!! We will be happy to have you come in, look around, and take home some of your favorites, both old and new.  New shipments are arriving, and there are more items on the way!!  We have NEW YARNS in ,   So, please come to see the NEW "EWE"!

BOLO (Be On the Look Out)--We are scheduling new classes soon, and we will have blog updates, and we will also have calendars of events available at the shop.  One of the new classes is our "High Fiber Lunch."  This class will be available soon on Thursdays from about noon to 12:45 p.m.  We will also have a monthly Knit Night that will be held  on the 2nd Tuesday night of the month.  Knit Night  in Jacksonville will be held  at Java Jolt on the Square.  I will provide you with more BOLOs as they occur.

Have a great night, everyone, and even better tomorrow!!
Becky ; )