Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Marine's Stitch N Pitch Aug. 27th-YY Grand Opening 8/28-29




Mariner's Stitch N Pitch is here!


The
Mariners vs. Royals at 7pm on August 27th.

Come enjoy the game, friends and fiber.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow at Yorkshire Yarns for $13.00.

I'll have 25 tickets available.

After that? Nada. Zippidy Doo Dah.

So, snag yours first!






Yorkshire Yarns Grand Opening

August 28 & 29!

10-6 & 10-5, respectively



Door prizes

Knitting & crochet demos

Yarn tasting

Free stuff

Clowns

Horses

Cake

Grand prize drawing for a set of Addi Turbo clicks (valued at 150.00!)

...okay. no clowns or horses but a good time will be had by all.



What's the buzz this week at Yorkshire Yarns?


This Saturday, August 15th at 10:30am
Pam S. is teaching Intro to color work.

Learn the basics of Fair Isle, Intarsia, Stranding with Pam. You’ll need yarn that is at least three colors of the same weight to swatch.

Skill level 2 - 3 Yorkies $30.00

Received 10% off all class supplies when you register.





Also this Saturday, August 15th, join us for the Pacific NW Christian Needlecrafters from 10-11:30am.


Monday, Aug. 17th
we have a special guest!

We're bringing in a massage therapist to talk about correct knitting/crochet posture
.

Karen plans to discuss exercises we can use to rid of sore muscles & aches.

And she's bringing her massage chair for those who want a quick demo!

This is sure to be an educational and "relaxing" evening.

**Our apologies but no childcare is provided.



August 17th is the SOTM Club!

Sock of the Month Club meets once a month on the 3rd Monday from 6-8pm.

The cost is $35 each month and includes a pattern, a skein of the finest of sock yarn and 2 hours of instruction.


The only requirement is that students must have already knitted at least one pair of socks before.

SOTM club is designed to encourage sock knit
ers to try new, different and challenging techniques.


This month Shirley is teaching how to make the lovely "Queen of Cups" sock from Knitty.

This month we're featuring hand-dyed "Heritage" sock yarn from Cascade.






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The "Wonderful Wallaby" Knit Along (KAL) continues every Thursday from 12-4pm.

This week we'll cheer each other on as we knit the pouch.

Doh!









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NEW STUFF:

Shalimar Zoe sock yarn (100% merino) & Honey Worsted superwash merino






Bryson Nimble Thimbles

...for those of us who like to touch the tips of our needles while knitting. OUCH!



"Knitted Comfort for the Sole"


This creative collection of footwear by Lena Maikon includes a wide variety of socks, slippers, and leg warmers.







Therogonomic Hand Aids

These are excellent gloves for folks with Carpal Tunnel and/or arthritic hands.










The rain is back and I'm lovin' it. It looks like it's back to socks & sandals for a quick minute. :-)

Y'all have a great week. I know I will. :-)



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Sincerely,

Sonya Acord, owner



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Yorkshire Yarns

5808 100th St. SW

Lakewood, WA 98499



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(253)589-9276
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Saturday 10-5pm
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