Sunday, September 24, 2017

Don't miss out!

 
Save $100 by signing up for our Holiday All Skills Special. Only $200 for 3 months of dedicated instruction. That's less than $8.50 per hour for instruction from an expert in our field.

Every Fall we have customers eagerly awaiting our Holiday All Skills Special. We do this special to encourage you to learn new skills, finish older projects, and get a jump on all the Holiday Knitting on your list.

Here's how it works. Pick one of our All Skills Dates. We offer them on Wednesday 12-2pm, 4-6pm and 6-8pm, Thursdays 11-1pm* or 6-8pm, Fridays 12-2pm and Sundays 12-2pm*. For the next 3 months, October, November and December you take your weekly class. If you need to miss a class, no problem. You can do a make up in another time slot.

Come on in today, or call. Every year, this series fills up in all classes. We'd love to have you join us, learn new skills and get a leg up on starting and finishing those Holiday gifts for the special people on your list. Be sure to ask a friend for even more fun.

Stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up. Spaces are limited and going quick! (916) 714-7719

*Classes with an asterisk are perfect for knit and crochet!

Friday, September 22, 2017

Creativity is intelligence having fun!


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!”

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The gift of creating!


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.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

It's almost October?!


2017 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!”

Thursday, September 14, 2017

What's not to love?

 
A wonderful combination of stripes and lace, Brennan's Blankie is the perfect pattern for a gradient, fun stripes, or even just 2 colors. The possibilities are endless! We knit ours out of Wonderland Yarns So Fond of Rainbows and a few additional mini skein packs to get a full spectrum rainbow. Brennan's Blankie can be easily knit in any size from baby to adult. In this class you'll learn to change colors, basic lace knitting, magic double knot and so much more. Stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up for class. Spaces are limited. (916) 714-7719

Brennan's Blankie
Saturday, September 30th from 4-6pm

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Sspooktacularly cute!


This is possibly the cutest thing you should knit this Fall. With big button eyes and a hand stitched mouth, the Pumpkin Head is reminiscent of Jack Skellington and would make a spooktacular addition to Fall or Halloween Decor. Join us for the Pumpkin Head class where you'll learn about adding embellishments to your knitting, basic short rows, and so much more. Just stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up. Spaces are limited.
(916) 714-7719
Pumpkin Head
Saturday, September 30th
from 11am-2pm

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Dropped stitch? Don't panic!

 
Not sure how to fix that dropped stitch? Did you knit when you should have purled? Then join us for our Fixing Mistakes class. This class focuses on learning to fix those mistakes that frustrate you or cause you to put your project aside. Stop by the boutique or give us a call at (916) 714-7719 to sign up. Spaces are limited.

Fixing Mistakes
Saturday, September 16th
from 4-6pm

Friday, September 08, 2017

Sunflower Poncho - It's a class!


We love this Sunflower Poncho for it's simple style and stunning lace edging. Join us for class where you'll learn a provisional cast on, the "petal" lace pattern, and an i-cord edging and bind off. Stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up. Spaces are limited. (916) 714-7719

Sunflower Poncho
Sunday, September 17th & 24th
from 2-4pm

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Join the Mix!


To kick off the launch of a brand new line in our boutique, Shibui, we are excited to announce an exclusive Shibui event coming in September 2017!

Shibui yarns and patterns are designed to help knitters and crocheters of all skill levels create beautiful, wearable pieces.

The "Mix" concept focuses on combining yarns to create unique fabrics and colors. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to mix yarns to create new and exciting fabrics. You’ll receive samples of each Shibui yarn to knit and mix and you’ll see samples where yarns combine to create new textures and endless possibilities. Participants will have a chance to win some amazing raffle prices.

The workshop will be held on Friday, September 15 from 6-8 PM. Call (916) 714-7719 or stop by to enroll for only $10. It's time to unleash your creativity!

Want to welcome Birch (Shibui's new 100% Wool - Merino) to the boutique? Join Danielle as she casts on for Motif, a scrumptious shawl using this beautiful new addition. It takes 7 skeins of Birch and we can provide the pattern free with the purchase of the yarn (a $6 value).

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Fill your Hopeful Chest!

The perfect addition to your Hopeful chest, Vite is a quick to knit top down raglan sweater with a monogrammed initial. Perfect project for a confident beginner. Use the last name initial to make an heirloom that can be handed down from sibling to sibling. The sweater is available from preemie to size 4T so you can even make it for the older siblings. Knit it in the scrumptiously soft Big Bad Wool Weepaca for a sweater you know they'll love! Be sure to stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up for class. Spaces are limited! (916) 714-7719

Vite Baby Sweater
Saturday, September 16th & 30th
from 2-4pm

Sunday, September 03, 2017

A little luxury in every stitch!

 
Knit yourself a luxurious accessory that dresses up any outfit, even jeans and a t-shirt. The Luminosity Cowl uses two skeins of Cascade Luminosa to make a ripple pattern that is a great advanced beginner friendly project. You'll be able to improve your increase and decrease skills while knitting an accessory that is truly stunning. Stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up for class. Spaces are limited!

Luminosity Cowl
Saturday, September 16th from 11-1pm
Or, Tuesday, September 19th from 12-2pm

Saturday, September 02, 2017

Learn to knit with us!

 
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. In this two session class, you'll learn to cast on, join in the round, knit, colorwork, decrease, use double points and weave in the ends. Make a darling hat that will give you all the skills you need to become a well rounded knitter. Just stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up. Spaces are limited!

Learn to Knit Class
Tuesday, September 12th from 6-8pm
and Tuesday, September 26th from 6-9pm

The first Dream Club Kits have arrived!


We are in LOVE with this month's Dream Club Kit!

It's a scrumptious pairing of three skeins BFL Silk DK with an amazing shawl pattern from Chelsea Berkompas, http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/beachcomber-10.

Here's what the lovely ladies of Dream in Color have to say about this fabulous kit. Our inspiration for the colors chosen for this kit comes from the Sonoran desert—now bursting with life after the heat of the summer. Monsoon rains pour down and green springs forth from the desert floor. The colors we have chosen suggest this beauty and growth- Monsoon Desert!

Already signed up? Expect a call from us soon letting you know your kit has arrived. Haven't signed up yet? It's not too late, give us a call at (916) 714-7719 to sign up for this year's amazing Dream Club. You'll receive four beautiful kits dyed in limited edition colorways that are to die for!

Friday, September 01, 2017

Help us help them!

 
It seems like we all know someone affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. To help with the disaster relief, Knitique will be donating all proceeds from pattern sales made on Ravelry now through Friday, September 15th will be donated. So help us help Texas and Louisiana by purchasing one or several of our patterns.

http://www.ravelry.com/designers/knitique-a-yarn-boutique

It's time to party!


Knit & Nosh is here! So make or grab a dish to share, give us a call to let you know you'll need a chair, and we'll see you soon!
(916) 714-7719

September Knit & Nosh
Friday, September 1st from 5-8pm

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Scratch that instant gratification itch!

 
Just Jeans is a gorgeous yet simple instant gratification project made with a denim ribbon yarn for a truly unique look. By alternating straightforward garter stitch with double yarn-overs, you will get fantastic texture. Springy ridges contrast with flowing strands to create a fun, breezy accessory you'll want to knit again and again. Stop by the boutique or give us a call to sign up. Spaces are limited.

FREE Class! Just Jeans Scarf
Tuesday, September 12th from 12-2pm
Or, Saturday, September 23rd from 2-4pm