May 2015

  New Location                               
                        New Hours

The last days of April, Tuesday 28th, Wednesday 29th, and Thursday 30th, we will be operating out of our new shop at 137 A N. Broadway, in Old Town, in Berea, from 10 to 6 on Tuesday and Wednesday, and 10 to 5 pm on Thursday, 30th.  

Beginning May 1st, we will be open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10 am to 6 pm.  Fridays we will be open from noon to 8 pm.  We will be closed on Wednesdays and Sundays. 

Click here to access the current calendar containing information about classes. Call or email us to register for a class.

Cast Away with Joan - The correct cast-on technique will ensure that your next project is perfect from the start! Master 4 methods with Joan in just an hour. May 8 2:00 

Learn to Knit with Judy. Bring a friend and learn together. Get started on three Tuesday afternoons starting May 5th at 1:30 p.m.  Lesson yarn is included. Bring size 7 or 8 needles or purchase them from Fiber Frenzy. At the end of the class Judy will get you started on your first real project. Class fee of $60 does not include project yarn.

Learn to identify and fix several common mistakes in knitting, without having to frog a bunch of rows! These techniques will save you a lifetime of trouble with your knitting, so that the finished project is a source of pride.   May 15, 2:00 p.m.  $20.00  Please register ahead of time, and prepare 4 small swatches, approximately 2" x 2".

Charts - Knitting lace from a chart is simple, once you learn the language. Joan will guide 
you through the symbols so you can be fluent!  May 16, 1:00 p.m.  $20.00 plus materials of your choice for a lace scarf.

Seams to Me - You've knitted the pieces for a fantastic project and now you have to join them. Joan will illustrate several methods and get you started seaming those bits together. Register ahead of time and prepare 6 swatches, each 2" x 2". May 22 2:00 p.m. $20.00

Sockitecture 101 - Joan will guide you through the architecture of a sock in this three part class.  Learn the structure and several alternative methods to build each one along the way. Class begins 4:00 p.m. on May 8, continuing on May 15 and 22.

Frenzied Spinners 

May 16th at 3 p.m.   Bring your wheel or spindle and talk fluff with your twirly friends. Seriously, hanging out with other spinners is just about the best way to learn about different fibers, wheels, and techniques. Not to mention this is a great bunch of fun, friendly people. No fee, just fun!  

Cascade Yarn will be discounted by 10% the week of May 11th.

Zen yarn will be 10% off the week of May 18th. 

Join us for First Friday in Old Town, Berea.  We will have a few special treats at the shop, and the street fair will be amazing fun.  

Therapy will resume on Friday, May 15th, from 6 to 
8 pm.  Bring a project or pick up some yarn and begin a new project. Treat yourself to two hours of relaxation and fun with your fiber friends.  


The Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival at Masterson Station Park in Lexington is  May 15 - 17 . Many of you know our friend Jessica who teaches some fiber dying, spinning, and crochet classes for us.  She is teaching some workshops at the Festival.  And several of our local fiber suppliers will be there as well. Plan to stay all day to allow time to take in the good food, dog trials, and fiber displays. 

Universal Yarn is sending us some of their new yarns, and we need to decide which ones to stock in the store.  Please help us decide on May 22nd, at 6pm. We will have needles and hooks available for you to try the yarn out, as well as yummy snacks and beverages.