Tuesday, January 18, 2011

New Stitch Markers and Knit for a Cause!

We have lots of new stitch markers and scissor holders come in today. For all of you sheep or cat lovers these are a great edition to your collection. The stitch marker holder sets attach magnetically to your knitting bag to keep all of your markers handy. The magnets are strong enough to hold your scissors as well. These sets come with 6 matching stitch markers, 3 each of 2 colors of beads so you can easily keep track of your rows.

The stitch markers are also available separately in sets of 6. The stitch markers fit up to size 10 US knitting needle. You can always mix and match with the scissor sitters.

The scissor sitters come with a pretty, silky 18 inch leash and a large jewelry clasp, which is big enough to hold even a small pair of sewing scissors. The leashes come in a wide variety of colors and the magnet allows you to keep your scissor up and out of the way, but ready to use in an instant. We have the heart, cat and dog scissor sitters.

In honor of Zitron Trekking's 20th anniversary, they are sponsoring a knit along and contest, hosted by Michelle Hunter of Knit Purl Hunter. This event is a mystery sock knit along. Each week gives new directions to get a full sock by the end of the month. For more information on this event go to knitpurlhunter.com. Each skein sold by Skacel they will donate $10.00 to the Marsha Rivkin center for Ovarian Cancer Research. We have both January and February's Sock colors so come on by and check them out and lets make some socks!

Monday, January 17, 2011

On Saturday Janurary 22nd from 4-6pm and Saturday, February 5th there will be a very cute shrug class. This class will teach you how to use your measurements and any guage to create a garnment that will fit. It's really interesting to wach it unfold and even more amazing how it all comes together at the end. This is a great project for all knitting levels. Any weight yarn, approx 1,000 to 1,500 yards, with an appropriate needle will work for this shrug so pull out all your stashed yarn and come on by to sign up for this class. You can also sign up over the phone (916) 714-7719. The cost of the class will be $40.00 plus supplies.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Love is in the air!

Love is coming to Knitique this weekend. Join us for our monthly Washcloth event. We've scheduled it early enough that you can create several washcloths for those you want to share you love with. Bring US size 6 or 7 needle. We've got plenty of white, pink and red cotton in stock. Easy fun knitting is sure to warm your heart.

Where: Knitique
When: Saturday, January 15th 330-6pm
What: Lace Heart Washcloth

Be sure to call ahead to save your spot. If you've been to one of our washcloth classes, you'll know that there can be standing room only. 916.714.7719

Thursday, January 13, 2011

New Namaste Bags

The newest Namaste bag in our knitting boutique is the fabulous Bitty Bag. The Bitty Bag is the ultimate bag for both function and pleasure while mixing in the perfect amount of cute.

Features include interior coated canvas print, elastic straps to keep contents in place, 2 open top pockets, 2 zipper pockets one located on the inside and the back. Adjustable shoulder strap and strong magnetized closures make the bag both functional and fun.

These bags come in eggplant, peacock, lime, hollywood pink, red, and black. Come on in and check them out they just might be ther perfect edition to your bag collection.

Namaste also added a light pink buddy case and circular needle case for Breast Cancer awareness. 10% of every purchase goes to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. These are a fabulous color and make for great gifts for that special someone or just to support breast cancer research. If you don't live locally call Knitique at (916)714-7719, we ship daily.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Late night Knitting

If you didn't get in yesterday to see all of the lovely new Silky Blue Heron yarn we received fresh from TNNA, tonight is your lucky night! We will be open till 8pm for late night knitting this evening. If you have any unfinished projects bring them in tongiht or we can help you find some lovely yarn and a pattern to start something new!! We also added a NEW all skills class to the mix from 6-8pm tonight. So if any of you worker bees need help through your projects tonight is a good chance to get some help. Hope to see you all here and remember to call and reserve your space for the class, space is limited. (916) 714-7719.

Friday, January 07, 2011

January Sweater class is right around the corner.

This month's sweater is a bottom up, in the round shawl collar cardigan and is just gorgeous and simple. The yarns are beautiful and come in a wide range of colors; from bright, to neutral and even some darker shades. There is truely a color for every wardrobe. This is a three session class either in the morning or afternoon and is $60 for all three. The morning classes will begin Tuesday January 11th from 10am to 12pm and continue the following two Tuesdays (1/18 and 1/25). The afternoon class begins Friday January 14th from 6 to 8pm and continue the following two Fridays (1/21 and 1/28). Spaces fill up fast so call and reserve your spot now. 916-714-7719 We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Let's kick off the new year with Knit and Nosh!!

Welcome to 2011 everyone!

Tonight, Friday January 7th from 5-9, is our annual Knit and Nosh event. Bring an appetizer or something to share with the group and your knitting. Come socialize with some wonderful women and get a head start on your spring knitting projects. While in the shop, you can fondle all of the new yummy yarns our good looking UPS man, Joe, brought us over the past few days.

We recieved a lot of Trendsetter Yarns this week. New Frivola colors came in as well as some great and vibrant Minestrone colors. We also recieved some great Dune colors. There are some great pinks and reds for Valentine's day! Both of these great yarns pair wonderfully with Cha Cha to make the on the bias Vogue scarf. Dune also looks great by itself, Marilyn made a beautiful vest from the pink VERY VERY pretty!! Come on in and ask us all about these projects.

We are also expecting some new Lorna's Laces this week. There are a lot of great class projects made from this yarn. We look forward to seeing you in the coming days and hopefully tonight for Knit and Nosh.

Here's to a year full of new projects, new yarn and new friends, cheers!!