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Knit Up an Instant Heirloom

If you know how to cast on and the basic knit stitch, you can make this delicious Purl Dreams pattern from Heirloom Stitches.  On two Wednesdays, July 28 and August 4, we’ll work through reading a pattern, basic increases, knitting … Continue reading

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Why I Spin…Now

by Sue Gazell I’ve been an avid knitter since my teens. I had a brief career in needlework back in the 70s, at which time I convinced my father to make me a spinning wheel.  It languished in a corner … Continue reading

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Lundy Cupp’s Unique Shawl Pins

Miniature versions of the face of a Kingston Springs landmark, only these faces are carved from old wooden sewing thread spools.  And the heart shawl pin is carved out of a small wooden spoon. From Lundy’s website…  “It all began … Continue reading

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Why I Knit

by Jennifer Adair | Master Knitter | Ewe & Company Instructor As a child, a new lawnmower meant that Grampa had been to the town dump, gathered supplies, and returned to his shop, a dark, cool, and secret place off … Continue reading

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Class Schedule Updated

Classes are filling up and new ones being added all the time, so be sure to subscribe and receive updates about classes, Knit-Ups, new products, techniques and more.  Click here for updated information about classes registration. Subscribers receive email notifications … Continue reading

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New Class Added: Get Your Socks On!

Master Knitter Jennifer Adair will show us how to make socks, starting with an adorable pair of baby booties; yarn is included in class fee.  For details on this and other classes, click here.

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June 12 Prize Winners Announced

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Can knitting make you healthier?

Some research suggests that activities like knitting and crocheting can provide health benefits like lowering blood pressure and stimulating the brain.  Knitting may not do as much for cardiovascular health as, say, 30 minutes on the treadmill, but it could … Continue reading

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Knitters Flock to Opening

It was a great first day… everyone from master knitters to novices came by for yarn, bags, kits, accessories, patterns, and inspiration.  Troy Berggren dropped off some creative woven-and-felted needle cases to go with her fabulous and funky yarns.  Lise … Continue reading

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Soft Opening Saturday. Very soft.

Stop by the newest and most original knit shop, opening Saturday, June 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in downtown historic Kingston Springs.  You’ll find one-of-a-kind yarns, cool bags, creative accessories, and refreshments.  And, we’ll be giving away a … Continue reading

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