Monday, December 31, 2007

January Events and Classes at Yorkshire Yarns

Tuesday, January 1 & Wednesday, January 2

"It's a New Year" SALE 10am - 6pm

Description: It's a New Year! Celebrate with our inventory clearance sale - making room for wonderful new yarn!! All regular priced yarn 20% OFF!!

Thursday, January 3

The Original Lakewood Area Knitters Meet-up Group 6 - 8pm
Description: Social knitting, among Friends… it's so wonderful!

Saturday, January 5

Beginning Knitting 10:30am - 12:30pm
Description: $25.00
Materials: 1 skein worsted weight yarn & size 7 or 8 needles kits available upon request

Monday, January 7

Hooks & Needles & Book Club 6 - 8pm
Description: Come on by & bring your hooks and/or needles. There's nothing like sitting w/friends, chatting, knitting, crocheting & CRACKIN'-UP! Whether your an experienced yarner or novice bring your project(s) and show 'em off. And if you're stuck on something and have questions ...no problem!! There's always someone here to help. No reservations needed. Just show up and plan to have a goooooooood time! ***BOOK OF THE MONTH: "Knit One Kill Two" by Maggie Sefton

Wednesday, January 9

Beginning Socks 1 - 3pm

Description: Socks are fun and portable! Learn to knit a pair of socks using our wonderful self striping or self patterning yarn. Skill level: Advanced Beginner - (Must be able to knit, purl and be comfortable knitting a rib stitch.) Materials needed: Sock yarn of your choice and a 5 needle set of double point needles, 4 needle stoppers and an adventurous spirit. Reservations are made upon payment. A full refund is given up to 24 hours before scheduled class time. Cost: $25

Lunch Bunch Knitters 12 - 2pm

Description: Social knitting… more of a good thing! Bring your current project and a friend (or meet new friends here) and be prepared for fun!

Thursday, January 10

Beginning Socks 1 - 3pm
Description: See January 9th

Sit & Stitch 5:30 - 8pm
Description: Come and sit among Friends (or meet new ones) and knit or crochet among the yummiest yarn in Pierce County!

Military Spouses Needleworkers 6 - 8pm
Description: We know you need a break! Here is an opportunity to crochet/knit in peace with those who have much in common Monday with you. Bring a friend, a project and prepared for fun! Don't worry… if you don't know how to knit or crochet, we can help get you started!

Saturday, January 12

Traditional Fair Isle 10:30am - 12:30pm

Description: Learn Fair Isle the traditional way of Alice Starmore. Our instructor is Judy Huth, 2004 Puyallup Fair grand champ for her Alice Starmore Fair Isle sweater. Cost: $35 (Supplies not included.)

Beginning Knitting 10:30am - 12:30pm

Description: $25.00 Materials: 1 skein worsted weight yarn & size 7 or 8 needles kits available upon request

Monday, January 14

Hooks & Needles & Book Club 6 - 8pm
Description: See January 7th.

Wednesday, January 16

Beginning Socks 1 - 3pm
Description: See January 9th
Lunch Bunch Knitters 12 - 2pm Description: See January 9th

Thursday, January 17

Beginning Socks 1 - 3pm
Description: See January 9th Sit & Stitch 5:30 - 8pm
Description: See January 10th.

Lakewood Area Knitters Meetup Group (public) 7 - 8pm
Description: Social knitting among fellow knitters…

Saturday, January 19

Christian Prayer Shawl Ministry of Pierce County 10am - 11:30am
Description: Introducing the Christian Prayer Shawl Ministry of Pierce County! This is a new group that will meet Monthly at Yorkshire Yarns, on the third Saturday's from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. We will be knitting and crocheting prayer shawls to comfort those in need of love and support. You may make a prayer shawl for someone you know or donate a prayer shawl through this ministry to a local agency or church to distribute. Bring your own yarn, needles/hook, and pattern; or we can help you find supplies and a pattern at the shop. *May God bless your hands and heart as you provide comfort to others in the name of the Lord.*

Graph It! 1pm - 3pm
Description: If you've ventured into the beautiful world of fair isle knitting, and are ready to design your own motifs... this is a MUST ATTEND event!! Pam has "wowed" us with her 'O' motif hat which features Noro's Silk Garden! Instructor: Pam Cost: $35 (Does not include supplies.) Limited 8 students

Sunday, January 20

Our 1st YARN SWAP! Description: Have a few 'lonely' skeins of wonderful yarn, and ready mix things up a little? Stay tuned for details on this exclusive exchange! This event is limited to 8 guests.

Design Your Own Sweater 1pm - 3pm
Description: You have a sweater in mind, (perhaps i t is one you saw in a magazine) but just can't find the right pattern.
In this class we learn to take an existing pattern and make the changes needed to get the design we want. We can change necklines, add blocks of interesting stitches and or color, create various sleeves, make ruffles or anything else you may desire. We can also discuss the use knitting software to help make the perfect pattern. In our second class we will analyze and fix problems and look at finishing techniques. Cost: $50 for both classes
Materials: Your Idea (maybe even a picture from a catalog that is sort of what you want), Your accurate body measurements, Your desired finished measurements (the sweater, not you! :-)), Desired yarn and needles, A 20 stitch by 20 row swatch using the yarn and needles of your choice

Monday, January 21

Hooks & Needles & Book Club 6pm - 8pm
Description: See January 7th

Sock of the Month Club 6pm - 7:30pm
Description: SOTMC: Sock of the Month Club meets on the third Monday of the month from 6-7:30pm. The cost is $35 each Month and includes a pattern, a skein of the finest of sock yarn and 1.5 hours of instruction. Here's the tricky part so listen closely. You do NOT have to attend club meetings but if you do you'll receive a free skein of sock yarn after 6 punches. Uh…ahem…I mean punches on your attendance card. The purpose of the club is to stretch and challenge sock knitters to new heights. You'll be introduced to lace, argyle, fancy rib stitching, knee-highs, stockings and much more. We'll announce the featured pattern at the beginning of each Month. You may sign-up at any time. Heck. You can even skip a Month or two. To join the SOTM Club you would have had to have knit socks previously.

Wednesday, January 23

Beginning Socks 1pm - 3pm
Description: See January 9 Lunch Bunch Knitters 12 - 2pm Description: See January 9

Thursday, January 24

Beginning Socks 1pm - 3pm
Description: See January 9 Sit & Stitch – PUBLIC 5:30pm - 8pm
Description: See January 9

Military Spouses Needleworkers – PUBLIC 6pm - 8pm
Description: See January 10th

Saturday, January 26

Knit 2 Socks on 2 Needles - Part 1 10:30am - 12:30pm
Description: Have you ever knitted "A" sock and never finished the 2nd one? That's called 2nd sock syndrome. And I've got it bad! That's why I'm excited about our 2 socks on 2 circular needles class. ***This is part one of a two-session class. The second class is Sat., Feb. 9th at 10:30am.
We'll teach you how to knit 2 socks at the same time. And when you're done, you're DONE....with TWO socks. Class materials list provided upon registration. Cost: $50 Instructor: Jodi

Beginning Knitting 10:30am - 12:30pm
Description: See January 12

Crochet for Knitters 3pm - 5pm Description: Are you tired of shying away from beautiful knitted projects because they call for a few crochet stitches? We will start with basic crochet stitches (those most commonly used in finishing) and will work our way to beautiful edging - perfect for gracing the neckline or button bands of sweaters or the edges of hats, sleeves - - the possibilities are endless! After this class, you will look at each pattern with "fresh" eyes, opening a new needlework 'frontier'! Instructor: Jodi Class Fee: $25 Materials & homework list provided at registration.

Monday, January 28

Hooks & Needles & Book Club 6pm - 8pm
Description: See January 7th

Wednesday, January 30

Beginning Socks 1pm - 3pm
Description: See January 9 Lunch Bunch Knitters 12 - 2pm Description: See January 9

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