Stranded Knitting: Saturday, October 28 from 9 AM- Noon OR Tuesday November 14 from 6-9 PM
In this class you will learn classic stranded knitting with two colors at a time, using the beautiful pattern, Basic Norwegian Star Hat. You'll need to knit the ribbed brim before class starts, so we can get to the learning right away! Kits for other two-color hats will also be available. $30 plus the cost of a kit (about $15) and pattern.
Intro to Brioche: Saturday, November 4 from 10 AM-noon OR Tuesday November 7 from 6-8 PM
The basic workings of this intriguing technique will be revealed. Brioche stitch yields a very cushy and reversible fabric, which we will create in two colors. $15. Bring 2 colors of a medium weight yarn, and needles appropriate to that yarn.
The Long Skinny: Saturday November 11 from 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
Check out this pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-long-skinny. Then gather up all your bits and ends of fingering weight and sock yarn and sign up for this workshop! We will help you plan the colors, understand the decreases and increases used, and show you how to do an i-cord bind off. We have yarn 'schnibbles' available if you need to round out your yarn supply. $20 plus pattern.
Blackberry Ridge Open House: Saturday Nov. 18 from 8 AM- 4 PM and Sunday Nov. 19 from 10 AM- 4 PM
Our amazing local woolen mill is having their annual open house! Tours, shopping, and a weekend sale can't be beat. We'll be open at theThe Cat and Crow special hours on Sunday (10 AM- 4 PM) so you can stop by on your way to or from the mill. Can't wait to see you!
Annual Cat and Crow PJ Party: Friday December 1 from 7 PM to 11 PM
Come and knit the night away at The Cat and Crow. Melissa and Rebecca will be happy to help you progress on any holiday projects you have. We'll also serve you drinks and popcorn as we join in the knitting and crochet. Bring a favorite snack or sweet treat. Please RSVP so we know how many chairs to bring up from the basement!
Open Dye Day Holiday Edition: Saturday December 2 from 10 AM- 4 PM
Would you like to play with dye? Want someone else to do the prep work and cleanup? Drop by The Cat and Crow back room today to dye a skein of yarn or a silk scarf. A scarf makes a great gift and a great first experience in the dye room. $10 (to dye up to 4 skeins of yarn or 3 silk scarves). Yarn and scarves to dye will be available for purchase.
Magical Mosaic Shawl: Saturday December 9 from 9 AM- noon
Learn this fun and popular technique for knitting with 2 colors. It looks more complicated than it is! You only knit with 1 color in each row. You'll learn new kinds of slipped stitches to create the intricate-looking texture of the shawl. To get inspired, check out all the finished ones on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/frieze-shawl.
Merry and Bright Weekend: Friday, Saturday and Sunday December 15-17
We'll have extended hours on Friday night (until 8 PM!) There will be gift wrapping at the Chamber of Commerce, and maybe even transportation up and down Main Street to help you carry your packages. The store will be open regular on Saturday and special holiday hours on Sunday (11 AM- 3 PM)
Fine print: We require payment at the time of registration to hold your spot. You can call with a credit card or mail a check or stop in and pay in person.