The gardens are planted and fresh vegetables abound! I love this time of year. Brilliant summer flowers greet us at every bend in the road. It's also time to relax in the shade with a tall iced tea and a light-weight knitting project. We have a large selection of cottons, linens and blends to keep your hands occupied.
Hemp is the new fiber of choice for those summer projects, and Hempathy is a fantastic
blend of hemp and cotton. Join Joan for a sweet KAL of this
Pastiche Lacy Tea Towel
. Cast on the lace border
, work the bottom section
and the main diamond pattern on
. All classes begin at
The class is free with the purchase of 1 ball of Elsbeth Lavold Hempathy, and we have several colors from which to choose. This is a nice, small project to practice charts that results in a very functional decorative touch for your kitchen or bath.
Shoulder Cozy. Call it a capelet. Or a poncho. Or a cowl. It's the perfect touch of warmth for all seasons. Scrunch it up around your neck when you put your coat on, then slip it down over your shoulders when you get there. Or pleat the neck with a pretty pin. It knits up in a weekend using size 11 or 13 needles, and Ella Rae Cozy Alpaca Chunky yarn which is so soft and luxurious, yet machine washable. Shop sample used only 2 skeins. $15 class fee covers pattern and instruction. Yarn can be purchased separately prior to class. July 11th or July 22nd at 3 p.m.