Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Learn to Knit Class


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 click here to sign up.

And don't forget to share with your friends so they can learn a new hobby too!

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Ravelry 101 Class!


Learn your way around Ravelry with a quick course in how to log in, search for patterns and yarns, upload a project, and more! All we ask is that you bring a fully charged tablet or laptop. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Sunday, June 09, 2019

Blossom Cowl


One of those luscious new fingering weight yarns we have in is staring at you isn't it? Well stop by and grab it up because this class is perfect for almost any skein of yarn! With this project you'll learn to maintain a repeating lace pattern while increasing to create a cowl/ponchette that is a real show stopper. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Sunday, June 02, 2019

Invulnerable Crochet Shawl

The colors we chose to blend together for this crochet fade design remind me so much of a family favorite sports team, the Boise State Broncos. I had to come up with a name that included the idea of a team, and thus the Invulnerable Shawl was born! This class is a great skill builder for crocheters who want to learn something new. We'll be doing just a touch of crochet fair isle as well as varying width stripes to create a fade effect. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The Steeked Sheep Class



Afraid to cut your knitting? This class is a great way to take the mystery and fear out of taking the scissors to your stitches. In this class you'll learn small circumference fair isle knitting, as well as how to properly secure your stitches and steek your piece to create the opening for the mug handle. Once you've mastered this adorable cozy, which makes a great gift by the way, you'll be ready to steek anything you can imagine!
Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up!

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Sunset Tee Class

A lightweight summer top, this tee is a great first time garment. You'll start with a simple garter stitch band as your pre-work and then we'll teach you a variety of skills including picking up stitches, increasing, how to do a shoulder bind off without stair steps, and so much more. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Foxtrot Cardigan 4 Day Knit-A-Long


Marie of Olive Knits has designed  another amazing 4-Day Summer Sweater.

Though most of us will take our time and enjoy the knitting , this will still be the quickest garment you've ever knit.  Knit top down, in the round, and all in one piece for a knit that you may even call easy peasy!  The pattern is released June 27th, but pre-ordering your pattern and yarn gives you the chance to get swatched and ready before the big day! 

Here's what you need:
Bust sizes 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52) inches
Finished Measurements at Bust: 38.4 (40.4, 42.4, 44.4, 46.4, 48.4, 50.4, 54.4, 58.4) inches
Note: The pattern recommends a fit with about 6.4 inches of positive ease.  If you prefer a more fitted look and aren't sure what size to pick let us know and we'll help you decide.

857 (931, 1012, 1100, 1188, 1283, 1437, 1552, 1667) yards worsted weight yarn

We recommend:
Hint- click the title of any of these yarns to order right now!

1. Merino Cloud, a lightweight California weather friendly merino cashmere blend 

2. Queensland Tide, a cotton alpaca blend that's just right for Summer

3.  Cozy Alpaca, an alpaca blend that's easy care 

Head to Marie's Ravelry page and pre-order the pattern here

Join our cast on party Saturday June 29th here.

Sign up for our FREE knit-a-long classes here.

Fixing Mistakes Class


Oh #@$%&! I think I dropped a stitch!

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.

Click here to sign up for class!

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Converging Lines Shawl


Eyelets, short rows, and stripes, oh my! This class is a great skill builder for those who want just a little challenge in their next project. Mostly garter, this shawl adds a lot of character with yarnover eyelets, short rows, and two contrasting colors. Join us for class and let's build your skills!  Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up.

Friday, May 17, 2019

To the Moon & Back Shawl



 We love this outer space inspired shawl. The combination of a tweed yarn and a gradient of mini skeins make this shawl a unique piece that never stops being fun to knit. Join us for class and we'll teach you all the ins and outs of increasing, carrying the yarn, slipped stitches, and more. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Imitation Innovation Hat


The stylishly popular copycat hat is now available in crochet. Using a combination of unique techniques, this hat has a "knit" look. We'll be teaching you post stitches, spike stitches, and the innovative center single crochet to create the two textures that give this hat it's hip style. Add a pom to really take it up a notch, make it a messy bun, or work up the bonus cowl option. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Neon Lights Shawl


An asymmetric design with gradually increasing stripes, this shawl is a great skill builder for those wanting to get the hang of increases and decreases. Plus, once you've mastered knitting the majority of your shawl, you'll get to do a very satisfying all over cable section. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Learn to Knit this May



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.  Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up. Spaces are limited.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Ferris Wheel Shawl


A great project for a advanced beginner, this shawl utilizes an easy to memorize pattern and simple increasing to create an asymmetric scarf that is easy to wear in the popular bandana style. Join us for class and let us help you build your crochet skills. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

$5 Pop Up Class - Cheshire's Stripes


Choose from a simple seed stitch border or a folded hem and let us help you get started on a fun project that's both mindless and engaging. Pick up one of our 2 color kits before we sell out, or let us help you pair together two contrasting colors of fingering weight yarn. Class is just $5! Be sure to sign up before we fill up; just stop by the boutique or click here.

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Converging Lines Shawl


 
Eyelets, short rows, and stripes, oh my! This class is a great skill builder for those who want just a little challenge in their next project. Mostly garter, this shawl adds a lot of character with yarnover eyelets, short rows, and two contrasting colors. Join us for class and let's build your skills!  Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up.

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Diamond Shawl Class


Diamonds are a girls best friend, and so is silk & cashmere. Join us for class and we'll teach you to increase for a crescent shawl, work a diamond lace pattern, and so much more. Knit with any combination of Artyarns from silk to cashmere to beaded glitter for a shawl that will dress up your outfit just right. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Almost May?!


Knit & Nosh is just two weeks away, so mark your calendars and we'll see you soon!

For those of you new to Knitique, this is our monthly potluck gathering. Everyone brings something delicious to share, and their current project, and we have a grand time stitching, chatting, and noshing away. We'll also have our monthly fashion show so be sure to wear this month's finished knits* to win prizes! Click here to RSVP. Spaces are limited.

*Finished knits must be made with yarns purchased at Knitique.


Friday, April 12, 2019

And So On Cowl Class


A great way to continue building your skills, And So On is the perfect project after you've completed our learn to knit class. You'll knit, purl, increase and decrease all in the same project. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up and let us help you learn some new skills.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Light Side Poncho


We're in love with this garter stitch poncho with just a touch of lace. It's perfect for days where you're not sure whether it's going to be warm or cool out. You can just throw it on as needed! With it's side to side construction it's very easy to adjust the size by just bumping up your gauge. So what are you waiting for? Join us for class and let us teach you to knit your very own Light Side Poncho. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Friday, April 05, 2019

April Knit & Nosh

TGIFF, FF=First Friday! Yep it's that time! Grab your project bag, a dish to share and head on over to the boutique for Knit & Nosh!

For those of you new to Knitique, this is our monthly potluck gathering. Everyone brings something delicious to share, and their current project, and we have a grand time stitching, chatting, and noshing away. We'll also have our monthly fashion show so be sure to wear this month's finished knits* to win prizes! Click here to RSVP. Spaces are limited.

*Finished knits must be made with yarns purchased at Knitique.

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Learn to Knit Class


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. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up. Spaces are limited.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Jump Off Shoulderette

"Jump off cliffs and build your wings on the way down." This shoulder cozy style poncho is designed to be the perfect jumping off point for building your crochet skills. It's not much more complex than a cowl but requires just enough new skills to lead you towards being able to make garments. In this class you'll learn various forms of v-stitch, as well as how best to keep track of increases.

Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up.  Spaces are limited.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Shoal Shawl Class

The Shoal Shawl is a triangular shawl knit on the bias in a typical boomerang fashion which results in a wearable and elegant accessory. Did we mention it is fully reversible? In this class you'll learn to increase on the bias for an asymmetrical shape while working a simple mesh lace that will help keep you interested from cast on to bind off.

Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class.  Spaces are limited.

Friday, March 22, 2019

April Knit & Nosh


Time to put your party clothes on and get ready for Knit & Nosh! For those of you new to Knitique, this is our monthly potluck gathering. Everyone brings something delicious to share, and their current project, and we have a grand time stitching, chatting, and noshing away. We'll also have our monthly fashion show so be sure to wear this month's finished knits* to win prizes! Click here to RSVP. Spaces are limited.

*Finished knits must be made with yarns purchased at Knitique.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

It's in the Bag Hat Class


Everything's in the bag! Okay, almost everything, just add needles! This project is great for those wanting to try their hand at fair isle, or that just want to perfect their skills. We have two different styles of hat kits Cobblestone and Chalet, with a luxurious alpaca pom included. Choose your favorite and let's fair isle together!

Click here to to sign up. Spaces are limited.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Join our Spring Sessions



It's that time of year already. Don't forget to sign up for our next All Skills Series. You'll save $100 by signing up for our Spring All Skills Class Special. It's only $200 for 3 months(12 sessions) of dedicated instruction. That's less than $9.00 for instruction from an expert in our field. Just stop by the boutique, give us a call at (916) 714-7719, or click here to sign up. Spaces are limited!

Friday, March 15, 2019

Diamond Vest Class


A simple rectangle, this flattering garment looks amazing on everyone. It's a great first time lace project as the pattern is worked on large needles with super bulky yarn. In this class you'll learn to work the lace pattern, an afterthought armhole, and so much more. Be sure to sign up for class ASAP, spaces are limited.

Click here to sign up.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Vikareus Cowl Class


 
Back by popular demand, a rippling chevron cowl with the same unique dropped stitch design as our popular poncho pattern, Fuchsia Meadows. Join us for our $5 Pop Up Class and we'll teach you everything you need to know to knit your own stunning cowl.

Click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Everlasting Cowl


A unique lace design bordered by rolled stockinette stitch edges make this an ideal project for when you just want a little engagement in your project. We'll teach you about placing markers to stay on track while working this fun lace design. Knit in sport weight yarn this cowl still has a warm snuggly look and feel. You'll never want to take it off. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up. Spaces are limited.

Friday, March 08, 2019

Take Shelter Shawlette


A unique side to side knit, this shawlette features a ribbed cable border. It looks stunning in solids, sparkles, gradients, and more, and can be knit in either sport or fingering weight. In this class we'll teach you about knowing when you have enough yarn left to start decreasing, and how to cable on the edge. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Exquisite Beanie Class



With the luxuriously soft Cashmere 5 and glistening Beaded Silk and Sequins from Artyarns, this hat is the most exquisite accessory you'll own. Add a fur pom to really take your hat up a notch. This class is FREE with your kit purchase so stop by the boutique or click here to get your kit and sign up.

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Spring All Skills



It's that time of year already. Don't forget to sign up for our next All Skills Series. You'll save $100 by signing up for our Spring All Skills Class Special. It's only $200 for 3 months(12 sessions) of dedicated instruction. That's less than $9.00 for instruction from an expert in our field. Just stop by the boutique, give us a call at (916) 714-7719, or click here to sign up. Spaces are limited!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Lose Sight Shawl


"You can never cross the ocean, until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."  With an alternating sail-like stitch pattern, this simple triangular shawl creates a flowing fabric that drapes beautifully when crocheted with a luxurious yarn like Versailles.  Finished off with a rope stitch edging, the design is aptly named after the above Christopher Columbus quote.  Join us for class and you'll learn to create this unique stitch while creating  a cozy accessory that you'll love to wear.  Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class.  Spaces are limited.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Learn to Knit: A Cowl


 
This beautiful cowl is so simple to make. In this 3 hour class, you'll learn casting on, joining in the round, knitting and purling. So come pick your favorite color of bulky weight yarn and sign up for class. Be sure to share this class and invite a friend for even more fun! Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up! Spaces are limited.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Fleur De Pommier Hat


 
Some of my favorite projects are lickety split instant gratification patterns. Lately I’ve been on a hat kick, so this is my latest design that you can work up in a night or two, add a pom and voila you’ve got a stylish new accessory. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for this $5 Pop Up Class. Spaces are limited.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

March Knit & Nosh


Time to put your party clothes on and get ready for Knit & Nosh! For those of you new to Knitique, this is our monthly potluck gathering. Everyone brings something delicious to share, and their current project, and we have a grand time stitching, chatting, and noshing away. We'll also have our monthly fashion show so be sure to wear this month's finished knits* to win prizes! Click here to RSVP. Spaces are limited.

*Finished knits must be made with yarns purchased at Knitique.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

La Mer De Corail Cowl



We love the Knitique Exclusive from Alexandra, the Art of Yarn so much that we had to design something for her latest colorway, Living Coral. The combination of delicate yarn and a squishy lace texture makes for a cowl that’s fun and engaging to knit and gorgeous and cozy to wear. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Saturday, February 09, 2019

Perfectly Seasoned Sweater


A simple v-neck pullover comes alive with a gradient of variegated or speckled yarns. This class is designed to help you get comfortable knitting sweaters, be it your first, or just your new favorite. You'll learn raglan increases, picking up stitches, changing or blending colors, dividing for sleeves, and more. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up. Spaces are limited.

Friday, February 08, 2019

Outside My Window Shawl


A work of art, this shawl is a great project for those who want to build their short rowing skills. Each "window" is a mesh lace combined with short rows to create a truly elegant accessory. Large enough to wrap around your shoulders, and lightweight enough to wear as a cowl, this versatile piece will keep you satisfied from cast on to bind off. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Learn to Knit


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. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up. Spaces are limited.

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

New Dimensions


"A mind that's stretched by a new experience can never go back to it's old dimensions." When Anna was challenged to create a design replicating the dropped stitches of knitting, she dove right in. This cowl uses a technique similar to broomstick lace to create stitches that are stretched in appearance, giving a whole new look to your crochet. Join us for class and we'll teach you all the ins and outs of working this design. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Auspicious Shawl Class


Perfect for that skein of fingering weight yarn you just HAD to have, this scarfy shawl will help you get the hang of the garter tab, a common technique for starting shawls. You'll also get to practice your short row skills and knit a simple eyelet border. Since it's garter stitch, the shawl can be blocked wide, or kept narrow to be a gently curved scarf. This class is great for those wanting to try these techniques for the first time, as well as those who just want to improve their skills. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Entertwined Ascot

Let the leaves and vines of this keyhole style scarf keep you warm on chilly days. I this class you'll learn a simple lace design, how to knit 3 dimensional objects like leaves, and how to sew on an applique. This small and quick project is the sort of skill builder that will have you making more than one! Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Fashion Tam Class


A stylish beret with a wheel like design, this accessory is perfect for the fashionista in your life(even if that's you!). Worked in the round, this hat is a great skill builder for confident beginners. You'll learn increasing, decreasing, seed stitch, and ribbing. This hat can be blocked in such a way that it can be worn as a beret, or more like a slouchy beanie, whatever you prefer. Add a pom to make yours next level stylish! Spaces are limited so be sure to stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Home Plate Cowl


This is a fun little accessory that looks like a triangular shawl when worn but it's quick to make and easier to style. Worked on the bias and seamed, this cowl will teach you a variety of new skills, or refresh a few old ones! Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

This Weekend Sweater



Ready to try knitting your first sweater? Want a sweater that's so comfortable you'll wear it again and again? Then this class is for you! A simple boxy fit sweater paired with faux seams and a ribbed shoulder/neck detail, this sweater class will teach you a variety of skills to help you become a confident sweater knitter. Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.

Friday, January 18, 2019

February Knit & Nosh


Time to put your party clothes on and get ready for Knit & Nosh! For those of you new to Knitique, this is our monthly potluck gathering. Everyone brings something delicious to share, and their current project, and we have a grand time stitching, chatting, and noshing away. We'll also have our monthly fashion show so be sure to wear this month's finished knits* to win prizes! Click here to RSVP. Spaces are limited.

*Finished knits must be made with yarns purchased at Knitique. 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Alexandra's Crafts Spring Debut!


Save the Date!
 

Our friend Alexandra is coming with a trailer full of a brand new yarn line AND exciting new colors in our favorite lines: Dark Side of the Moon & the 800 yard shawl cakes!

Be there or be square!
Friday, February 8th-Sunday, February 10th

Stay tuned for more details!

Ito Pom Scarf

A great class to build your skills, this class will teach you to knit a simple scarf that uses every last yard of your yarn while working some simple increase and decreases to taper the ends. We knit ours with just one ball of Noro Ito. Doesn't it just complete the look to add poms to each end? Stop by the boutique or click here to sign up for class. Spaces are limited.