Wednesday, February 17, 2010

TWO at a time Socks- wanna learn how?

Learn to make 2 sox at a time from
Designer, Chrissy Gardiner of Gardiner Yarn Studios.




CLASS: Saturday, March 6th from 4-8pm
advanced beginner- must have some experience knitting socks
"Two At A Time Toe-Up Socks"
$65



CLASS: Sunday, March 7th 12-5pm
"Intro to Triangular Lace Shawls"
Students will use the Gardiner pattern design pictured above. advanced beginner-must know how to inc, dec, K2tog
$65

It'll be a while before we can get Chrissy back to YY. She's a very popular & busy artist & mother. Come learn from her while the you can!

For more details check out our Google Calendar.
Comercial Break....

This just in. We received our 1st shipment of the NEW Knit Kit (aka "TOILET SEAT").
These puppies have a darning needle and a double ended crochet hook! AND they're sporting the hot new spring color
turquiose!



Now back to the news...



SPINNERS!
Renown Spinner, Sarah Anderson will teach during the YY Spin-In,
Saturday, February 20th

"Controlled Spinning: Drafting & Plying" Students will explore different drafting & plying techniques with the wheel. But spindles ARE welcome!
Class is from 4-7pm.
Cost is $45.
Class size limited to 16 wheels.




Gear-up for the 2010 SSYC!

Mark your calendars for the annual
South Sound Yarn Crawl May 14, 15 & 16.
And guess what.
This year the crawl is not on the same weekend as the northern crawl!
Eight gorrrrrrrrgeous south sound shops are planning 3 days of fun, fiber and serious prizes.
And listen.
I don't plan on being in the parking lot this year. :-)
Do yourself a favor and join the SSYC Rav group to keep up on all the latest.


Classes & Events for
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  • My 1s Hat w/Terri- Wednesday, Feb. 17th 2-4pm
  • All-day SPIN IN! February 20th 10-4pm

  • Controlled Spinning:Drafting & Plying w/Sarah Anderson Feb. 20th 4-7pm
  • My 1st Sweater- Saturday, Feb. 27th, 10:30-12:30
  • Beginning Lace w/Terri, Saturday, Feb. 27th 1-3pm


Check out the details on our Google Calendar.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Yorkshire Yarns February Calendar

Designer, Chrissy Gardiner of Gardiner Yarn Studios will teach on March 6th & 7th.



Stay tuned for details!




Renown Spinner, Sarah Anderson will teach during the YY Spin-In,
February 20th

"Controlled Spinning: Drafting & Plying" Students will explore different drafting & plying techniques with the wheel. But spindles ARE welcome!
Class begins is 4-7pm.
Cost is $45.
Class size limited to 16 wheels.

Check out some of the spec on Sarah.


Teaching Experience:

Soar- Spin Off's Autumn Retreat, 2008 & 2009 - Mentor/Teacher
Madrona Fiber Arts Festival - Teacher & Spinning Mentor
Shepherd's Extravaganza- Instructor
Instructor & Speaker at various spinning & fiber guild throughout the PNW

Contributor To:
  • Spin Off Magazine (Spring 2008)
  • All New Homespun Handknit book (2009)
"Moth Mittens" pp. 16-21
"Nordic Child's Cardigan, Hats & Mittens" pp 90-101
  • U Tube Video- Wrap & Roll Yarn Technique & Navajo Plying
Memberships & Awards:
Member - Valley Spinners, Snohomish WA
Member - Northwest Regional Spinner's Association
Ravelry.com - member & contributor
Spinoffmagazine.com - member & contributor
Winner of 4 Diamond awards from the Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
Various Awards/ribbons Evergreen State Fair, Puyallup State Fair, Polk Co. Fair & NWRsA Conference




Classes & Events for February

  • YY Christmas Club- Saturday, Feb. 6th 10:30-11:30(Start knitting for Christmas right now!)
  • Magic Loop Socks w/Sonya- Tuesday, Feb. 9th & 16th 6-8pm
  • Knit To Fit- Saturday, Feb. 13th 10:30-12 w/Pam S.!
  • Sock of the Month Club w/Shirley- Monday, Feb. 15th 6-8pm
  • Entralac Knitting w/Shirley - Wednesday, Feb. 17th 12-2pm
  • My 1s Hat w/Terri- Wednesday, Feb. 17th 2-4pm
  • All-day SPIN IN! February 20th 10-4pm
  • Controlled Spinning:Drafting & Plying w/Sarah Anderson Feb. 20th 4-7pm
  • My 1st Sweater- Saturday, Feb. 27th, 10:30-12:30
  • Beginning Lace w/Terri, Saturday, Feb. 27th 1-3pm


Check out the details on our Google Calendar.

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Special Events for February

NEW!! We now offer FREE help clinics to our Yorkie Yarns customers Mondays & Fridays from 6-8pm.
NEW!! YY Christmas Club- Saturday, Feb. 6th 10:30-11:30 -FREE!
Hooks & Needles Club - Mondays 6-8pm
Friday Night Knitting Club - Fridays 6-8pm
Chicks, Flicks & Sticks Movie Night - Saturday, Feb. 27th 5:30-8pm