June 2022
If you wonder why you are always seeing beautiful pictures of mountains, creeks, foliage, or flowers in our newsletters, it is because we love where we live and just want to share them with you!
See what I mean?
It is HOT outside! Here are a few quick projects to keep you cool this summer

Amy has just finished Anker's Summer Top.

She used three skeins of Ella Rae Impressionist yarn, a lightweight cotton, linen and viscose blend. Each skein looks like a watercolor painting.

It is perfect for these hot summer days.

We're literally swooning over this crocheted Katia Soft Lino Shawl Amy just finished. It is crocheted with one skein of Katia Soft Lino. The shawl pattern is free with a purchase of a skein of Katie Soft Lino.

Uchiwa is here! Yep, you read that right. The word Uchiwa (pronounced just like it looks), is used to describe a traditional Japanese fan used to create a breeze in hot weather. This new Noro yarn is made out of cotton, viscose and silk and will keep you cool throughout the summer. Look at the adorable summer top pattern in the picture to get an idea of what you can make with this yarn. Pattern is free with purchase of any skein of Uchiwa.
 What’s New and What’s Happening
at Silver Threads & Golden Needles

Lots of new products are coming in - new needle sets, fancy scissors, stitch marker cases, tapestry needle holders, Atenti bags, Della Q project bags and backpacks, and of course, there is YARN! There is always yarn!

Here you go:
Carol's Coffee Cozy Class is Rescheduled!

Ready to learn Fair Isle (colorwork) and steeking (Yikes!), but aren't ready to commit to to year long project to finish it? Do we have a class for you! Join us for Carol's Coffee Cozy Class. Carol Martin is THE best at teaching color work. This adorable coffee cozy takes only three mini skeins of yarn 240 yards.

Date: Friday, June 10th, 2:00-4:00
Class fee: $25.00
Please Note:
1. There are still a few spots available so call us now to reserve your spot.
2. There is some simple homework to do before the class starts.
3. You will also need to bring in stitch markers and a smaller sized crochet hook.
Needle Tasting Class is rescheduled!!!

Why are there so many kinds of knitting needles? When and why are you supposed to use different needles and does it really matter?
Join us for a Needle Tasting as Carol Martin leads us in a fun afternoon of trying needles of all types. You will get to have hands-on practice with different brands of metal needles, wooden needles and square-tipped needles. You will leave with an understanding of how different kinds of needles and needle points can affect your stitches and gauge when knitting.

Date : Saturday, June 11th, 2:00-4:00
Class Fee: FREE!!! FREE!!! FREE!!!
Note: Call at 828-349-0515 to let us know if you are coming. Class is limited to eight people.
UBE Crocheted Shawl Class

Back by popular demand!! This beginner friendly crochet class is being offered again. You need to know how to do a basic chain stitch to take this class. Karen Stoltz and Susan Bryant will teach this class, so you know you will have fun.

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2:00-4:00
Class Fee: $25.00
Note: 860 yards of self-striping fingering weight yarn will be needed and a Size E crochet hook. Pattern will be provided
Yarn Weights & Measures

Have you wondered what words like DK, Sport, Fingering, Worsted, 8/2, 10/2, mercerized, etc. mean?
Join Virginia as she explains these terms and how to adjust needle sizes to the correct weight of yarn.

Date: Tuesday, June 28th
Class Fee: $10.00
Materials: Writing materials
New Faces Serving You at Silver Threads

We have lots of new faces helping us out in the shop!
Say hello to Karen, Susan, Jo Ann and Victoria.

We also have some really cool nametags to wear
so you will know who we are.
Karen S.

As always, we are so grateful to you for shopping with us. We know you have many options of places to shop for yarn and supplies, and we don't ever take it for granted that you choose to shop at Silver Threads & Golden Needles. We are gradually adding more inventory to our online store, and are happy to ship packages to you. You can always call us at 828-349-0515 and we can answer questions, help you with your purchases or just hear how you are doing. We truly love our customers and could not be here without you.
Our Store Hours
  • Store hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm
  • Shop anytime online and select from local pick-up or shipping while checking out! Don't see something you are looking for? Give us a call at 828-349-0515 and we'll be happy to help!
We can't wait to help you!!
Virginia, Amy, Karen E., Charles, Carol, Mia, Karen S., Susan, JoAnn, and Victoria