Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Newswoman Jane Pauley visits YY !

Yes siree! JP was in the house. :-)

Jane Pauley and her camera crew came to Yorkie Yarns to interview author, Betsy McCarthy. As soon as I know the air date & details you'll be the 1st to know. I'd like to give a shout out to Sandy B. for making this all possible!

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"

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

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

Now back to the news...

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.

What's New?

  • Malabrigio worsted, lace & sock weight yarns

  • Rowan Felted Tweed
  • New spring colors of Cascade 220 Tweed

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.

Stuff of the Month
Yarn of the Month- Silky Wool- 65% wool/35% silk, DK. Luscious...10% off all month!

Book of the Month- **New** "Wardrobe Favorites" by Lisa Ellis

Gadget of the Month- Ebony, square handmade double point needles by Brian Keller

Classes & Events for

  • 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.


Special Events

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

That's it for me! Oh! I'm sorry. Were you expecting more? :-)
Have a great week!