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Jorstad Creek Trunk Show

    Having Jorstad Creek here in October has become a beloved tradition. We’ll miss getting to spend time with Kerry Graber, but we are super excited about all of the new goodies she’s going to send (along with all of our already established favorites). Iona (fingering weight wool/silk blend) & Isle of Skye (mohair/silk […]


Two Strings = Not Scary

  November 1, 2020    “Forest for the Trees” kit (included). We can ship it for a small shipping fee, or you may pick it up at Bazaar Girls. Minimum: 10 students, Maximum: 24 students Students supply:  Two highly-contrasting colors of smooth, worsted-weight 100% wool yarn (about 50yards each) for our practice […]


Bind-Off Techniques

November 21, 2020 There are a variety of ways to cast on and bind off stitches, each with its own advantages. Learn Ann’s top five bind-off techniques, including the Suspended, I-Cord, Three-Needle, Sewn, and Decrease methods and when to use them to provide strength, elasticity, invisibility, or decoration. Ann Budd, […]


Cast-On Techniques

November 9, 2020 There are a variety of ways to cast on and bind off stitches, each with its own advantages. Learn Ann’s top five cast-on techniques, including the Long-Tail, Old Norwegian, Tubular, Provisional, and Channel Island methods and when to use them to provide strength, elasticity, invisibility, or decoration. […]


Fixing Mistakes

October 24, 2020 There’s nothing worse than realizing you’ve made a mistake in your knitting but not knowing how to fix it. Ann will demonstrate fixing common mistakes, including stitch count, ripping out, picking up dropped stitches (including edge stitches), and reversing the direction of a cable worked several rows […]


Reading Your Knitting (and Charts)

  October 14, 2020 Most knitters run into problems when they aren’t able to“read their knitting”—that is, they can’t recognize where they are in a pattern by simply looking at the stitches on the needles or in the fabric below the needles. How do you tell where you are when […]


Portuguese Knitting

Portuguese Knitting with Lisa Ellis ~ $55 + materials Portuguese knitting, also known as Turkish knitting and Andean knitting, is a smooth, easy and fast technique involving only a flick of the thumb. With minimal hand movement, this style of knitting is ergonomically gentle on your hands and wrists. Portuguese knitting […]


Two-Handed Fair Isle Knitting

Two-Handed Fair Isle Knitting with Lisa Ellis ~ $55 + materials, available in the shop Two-handed Fair Isle is a must for anyone wishing to knit in color. Floats are woven in as you knit, thus eliminating the ugly strands in the back of the work that tend to get […]


Drop in Beginning Knitting

Saturday, March 28 ~ 10:30 – 12:30 pm ~ $20For those who have some experience but need a little booster shot, to those who have never held a pair of knitting needles — drop in to learn basic knitting skills. Ages 6 and up. Includes materials.


Nuno Felted Scarf

Nuno Felted Scarf with Lauralee Deluca Wednesday, March 25 ~  5:30 – 8:00 pm ~ $65Nuno felting is a magical process that turns wisps of fluff into wearable art. Lauralee will guide you through the process of making a beautiful scarf from start to finish. This is a non-toxic process that […]