Saturday, October 01, 2016

Learn to Knit this Fall


Ready to learn a new hobby that will give you hours of enjoyment, as well as stylish garments and accessories to suit your style? Then join us for our Learn to Knit class on Tuesday, October 4th from 6-8pm and October 25th from 6-9pm. You’ll learn to make a darling hat that will give you all the skills you need to become a well rounded knitter. Be sure to give us a call to reserve your seat. Spaces are limited. (916) 714-7719

Friday, September 30, 2016

It's a class! Chalet Hat


Knit up a warm and stylish accessory with the Chalet Hat.  Worked with just two skeins of Classic Elite's Chateau, Chalet, or Palace yarns, this hat works up lickety split.  The stunning cables make this slouchy hat a must have this Fall.  Join us for class Saturday, October 1st from 11-1pm.  Stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up.  Spaces are limited. (916) 714-7719

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Footprints & Waves FREE Shawl-a-Long


When a new box arrived from Artyarns, we were so excited to see what beautiful, scrumptiously soft yarn it was.  Ripping open the box we were ecstatic to see that the beautiful yarn that we ordered for the Footprints & Waves Shawl-a-long came in time for our FREE knitalong.  This beautiful Shawl is a simple lace repeat reminiscent of footprints in the sand and a rippling pattern to mimic ocean waves.  We're offering two days of FREE instruction to help you participate in knitting this stunning accessory.  Stop by or give us a call to RSVP for class.  Spaces are limited.  (916) 714-7719

Important Note: The designer is offering the pattern for FREE if you create a project on Ravelry.  You must have a Ravelry account to participate.  If you don't we are happy to help you sign up for one.

It's a FREE Class! Speedy Dentelle


It's that time of year when we put aside projects for ourselves and begin to knit gifts for friends and loved ones.  Speedy Dentelle is our latest design that is perfect for gift knitting.  Knit with CEY Palace, a blend of super soft alpaca and bamboo on size 11 needles, this cowl knits up lickety split.  Whether you need it to ward off a chill, or just as a stylish accessory, this design is available in three sizes to fit everyone's needs.  Join us for the FREE class on Saturday, October 1st from 1-3pm, or Tuesday, October 4th from 12-2pm.  Stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up.  Spaces are limited.  (916) 714-7719

Monday, September 26, 2016

Holiday All Skills - Your Questions Answered



We've already had an amazing response to our Holiday All Skills Special.  Many of you have already signed up and some of you have had a few questions.  We wanted to take a moment and answer a few of those for everyone.

Can I come to any class time I want whenever I want?
  - When you sign up for All Skills you need to choose what day and time you would like to regularly attend.
Example:  Sundays from 12-2pm

What if I miss a class?  Can I just show up to another class?
  - As long as you make up your class by December 31st, we encourage you to make up any class sessions you miss.  Please give us a call to let us know which class session you would like to attend for your makeup.  Some of the classes will be full.

Is there a specific project, or projects, that I will be learning to make?
  - No, you can learn, or get help on, any project you would like.

What if I crochet? Is there an option for me?
  - Yes, our Sunday 12-2pm and Thursday 11-1pm classes are taught by our crochet instructor.  You can get help on knit and crochet projects during these classes.

Here's what some of our customers have to say about All Skills.
"Fun, fun, fun!"
"I love seeing new products each week."
"The instructors are friendly and knowledgeable."
"You get help and make lasting friendships!"

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Save 33% with our Holiday All Skills Special


Give yourself the gift of creating wearable art with friends in our Holiday All Skills Special.  For just $200, a 33% savings, you'll get assistance with your holiday gift knitting/crochet, hone your skills, and enjoy the company of other fiber enthusiasts.  The special includes 12 weekly class sessions.  Here's how it works:

Step 1: Choose your day and time below:
Sundays 12-2pm*
Wednesdays 12-2pm, 4-6pm, or 6-8pm
Thursdays 11-1pm*, or 6-8pm
Fridays 12-2pm

Step 2: Stop by or give us a call to sign up. Spaces are limited  (916) 714-7719

*Classes marked with an asterisk are taught by our crochet instructor.  It's perfect for knitters and crocheters.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Did you see us in the paper today?


Did you see us in the paper today? Claudia Buck at the Sacramento Bee wrote a beautiful article on Alice's Embrace today. We are so proud to support this amazing charity. Check out the article and be sure to visit Alice's Embrace here on Facebook or at www.alicesembrace.org

2016 Holiday All Skills Special


2016 is flying by and it's almost October already. Along with cooler weather and holiday gatherings, it's also time for our Holiday All Skills Special. In these amazing classes, you'll get assistance with your holiday gift knitting/crochet, hone your skills, and enjoy the company of other fiber enthusiasts. With this special you'll get 12 classes for only $200, a savings of $100. Spaces are limited, so give us a call or come by the boutique at (916) 714-7719 to reserve your seat.

Sundays 12-2pm*
Wednesdays 12-2pm, 4-6pm, or 6-8pm
Thursdays 11-1pm*, or 6-8pm
Fridays 12-2pm

Classes marked with an asterisk are taught by our crochet instructor.  These sessions are great for those who knit or crochet.

Here's what some of our customers have to say about All Skills.
"Fun, fun, fun!"
"I love seeing new products each week."
"The instructors are friendly and knowledgeable."
"You get help and make lasting friendships!"

Saturday, September 17, 2016

It's a class! Guernsey Hat


Cool evenings and crisp mornings have us casting on for lots of hats. The Guernsey hat has quickly become one of our favorites. A simple textural fabric reminiscent of Guernsey sweaters pairs perfectly with one of this season's hottest trends, tassels. Knit it in a neutral with a contrasting color for a truly fashion forward accessory. We hope you'll join us for class on Saturday, September 24th so you can learn to knit your own Guernsey Hat.
Guernsey Hat Class
Saturday, September 24th from 3-5pm

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

It's a class! No More Purls Shawl


If you're not a fan of purling, or if you like a pattern that looks harder than it is, you'll love the No More Purls Shawl. This asymmetrical shawl starts with a mesh lace diamond and increases out into a stunning triangle shawl, with a short row border. The versatile pattern is written for fingering, sport, or worsted, so you can knit this shawl in your favorite yarn. Be sure to stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

No More Purls Shawl Class
Tuesday, September 20th & October 18th
from 12-2pm or 6-8pm

Monday, September 12, 2016

It's a class! Crochet Your Own Pumpkin Patch


Crochet a beautiful centerpiece in our Crochet Your Own Pumpkin Patch Class. This FREE class will teach you how to create a 3 dimensional pumpkin including stem and vine. Just add a little stuffing and you'll have an entire pumpkin patch in no time. Be sure to stop by or give us a call to sign up for class. Spaces are limited. (916) 714-7719

Crochet Your Own Pumpkin Patch Class
Sunday, September 18th from 2-4pm

Saturday, September 10, 2016

It's a class! Melted Crayons Hat


Melted Crayons is a colorful stranded hat, with sizes from infant through adult. It is a great first color work project and knits up beautifully in a Wonderland March Hare Color Pack. Best of all, depending on what size hats you choose to knit, you may be able to knit 2-3 with just one color pack. Stop by or give us a call today to sign up for class. Spaces are limited. (916) 714-7719

Melted Crayons Hat Class
Saturday, September 17th from 3-5pm

Friday, September 09, 2016

It's a class! Indian Summer Shawl


Indian Summer is a great shawl for the warm Autumn weather we're having. It's lightweight enough for warm days, and warm enough for chilly nights. Knit with a worsted weight yarn, you'll love how quick to knit this shawl is. Be sure to stop by or give us a call to sign up for class. Spaces are limited. (916) 714-7719

Indian Summer Shawl Class
Saturday, September 17th from 11-1pm

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Plenty of Pumpkins


Prepare for the Fall season with these adorable pumpkins. In the Plenty of Pumpkins Class you'll learn to knit cables while making beautiful Fall decorations. You'll end up wanting to knit a few; they make a great centerpiece. Join us for Class Friday, September 16th from 6-8pm. Be sure to stop by or give us a call to sign up. Spaces are limited.

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Learn to Knit this Fall


Learn a new hobby that will give you hours of enjoyment, as well as stylish garments and accessories to suit your style. Join us for our Learn to Knit class on Tuesday, September 13th from 6-8pm and September 27th from 6-9pm. You’ll learn to make a darling hat that will give you the skills you need to become a well rounded knitter. Be sure to give us a call to reserve your seat. Spaces are limited. (916) 714-7719

Sunday, September 04, 2016

It's a class! Sunset in the Caribbean Shawl


The wedges of lace combined with the rich gradient colors of yarns like Freia or Wonderland combine to create a design reminiscent of ocean waves in the Sunset in the Caribbean Shawl. Since the first session of this class sold out, we're offering another class on Tuesday, September 13th from 12-2pm. So if you missed out on this shawl the first time around, be sure to give us a call or stop by today to sign up. Spaces are limited. (916) 714-7719