Category: Local Dyer

Class: Working with Hand-Dyed Yarns with Dawn of Fairytale Knits

Working with Hand-Dyed Yarns with Dawn, the dyer of Fairy Tale Knits

Saturday, May 12

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

1 session, 3 hours

$45

Description:

Do you ever wonder what to do with that lovely hank of hand dyed yarn you fell in love with?  Do you want to knit it into the perfect project but are afraid it’s going to pool or stack?  Have you never heard of these things but know your projects using beautiful hand-dyed yarns could use some TLC?  This is the class for you.  We will go over different dyeing methods, how they affect your knitting and how to know what to look for or ask when you find that yarn you can’t do without.

Skills needed:

Students should be able to knit, purl, increase, decrease, and follow pattern instructions

Materials:

1 skein of hand-dyed yarn (hand-painted yarn works best) and needles appropriate for yarn weight

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, May 9

Note:

This class has a minimum of 3 students and a maximum of 10 students.

Please register ASAP to confirm your spot. Spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis. Once the maximum is reached, the class is closed.

Dawn is traveling from out of town to hold this class, so if the minimum number of students have not registered, the class will be cancelled.

To Register:

Email peggy@knitlocally.com

or fill out the form below:

Wrap your hands up in art! Fingerless Gloves with Luccadot Yarn

Wrap your hands up in art! Fingerless Gloves with Luccadot Yarn

Fingerless gloves designed by Clare Cabe of Luccadot Yarn

The mutli-talented Clare Cabe of Luccadot yarn has released a new pattern designed to show off the luscious texture of her handspun art yarns! This simple fingerless glove pattern uses two types of yarn and works up quickly for a truly one of a kind gift.

We have a very limited number of kits put together by Clare especially for this pattern. Contact peggy@knitlocally.com to claim one before they’re gone.

You can also put together your own unique combo by pairing one skein of Luccadot Handspun art yarn with one skein of Blue Sky Extra (55% Baby Alpaca, 45% Merino, aran-weight.) We have a full range of colors to chose from. Here are some of our favorite pairings. Contact us to purchase the one you love –each is one of a kind!

These combinations would also be perfect for our pattern for the Basketweave Art Yarn Cowl, designed by our own Kaarn H.–free with yarn purchase! For more details, click here.

We look forward to seeing what combos you come up with to take advantage of the natural spun beauty of Luccadot Yarns!

Fingerless glove pattern available here.

Tandem Cables Scarf by Bonnie Barker

Tandem Cables Scarf by Bonnie Barker, from “Cable Crochet Made Easy.” Knit in Yankee Dyer Yakkity Yak

We’re so excited to have local author and crochet superstar at Knit Locally on Saturday, December 2 from 12-2 for a book signing for her new release, “Cable Crochet Made Easy.” The book features 18 new cabled crochet patterns and includes a wide variety of patterns, including pieces for both men and women as well as the home. As a bonus, each pattern comes with detailed video tutorials to take you through the steps, so you’ll be able to crochet away with confidence!

Our second pattern preview for Bonnie Barker’s newest book, “Cable Crochet Made Easy” is the Tandem Cables Scarf. Just look at that rich texture! Although this looks intimidating, once you get started, the pattern becomes intuitive — plus Bonnie’s video tutorials for both right and left handed crocheters will help you along!

This scarf was knit out of Yakkity Yak by Yankee Dyer, which is available at Knit Locally. This blend of merino, yak, and nylon produces a fabric with incredible drape. We have 14 colors in stock, including the color used in the book sample, “Yak-tober.” Click here for a complete color selection and ordering information.

We carry a full spectrum of Yankee Dyer Yakkity Yak — beautiful, rich colors with incredible drape!

See you at the book signing! Click here for more information.

Meet our newest shop sample: Basketwoven Handspun Cowl — Free pattern with purchase!

Meet our newest shop sample: Basketwoven Handspun Cowl — Free pattern with purchase!

One of a Kind Knit!

Meet our newest shop sample:
Basketwoven Handspun Cowl

If you’ve ever wondered what to do with the stunning art yarns we carry from Luccadot yarns, this cowl is the perfect pattern to highlight one skein of a gorgeous handspun yarn, surrounded by the softness of Blue Sky Extra.

This drapey cowl pattern uses:
-1 skein of Blue Sky Extra (55% Baby Alpaca, 45% Extra Fine Merino, aran-weight)
-1 skein of Luccadot Handspun Art Yarn (each skein is unique!)
The pattern, designed by our own Kaarn H., is FREE with purchase of materials.
Check out some fun combinations below, or come into the store and pick your own for a truly unique knit accessory.

Yarn Hero Colormix Sock at Knit Locally

Yarn Hero Colormix Sock at Knit Locally

Yarn Hero Fiber Arts:

ColorMix Sock

Fingering Weight

70/30 Superwash Merino / Nylon

(375-400 yards, 94-100 grams)

$26 each

Colors Available:

Happy Dance
Pool Noodle
Skyscrape
Pre-School
Sea Floor
Grounded
Stellar
Active Wear
Moss Cover
Footsteps
Girl Talk
World Traveler
Memories
Chaos Series 2
Scary Movie
Meltdown
Spin the Bottle
Craft Store
Fireworks
Coffee Break
Double Vision

We are happy to ship this yarn to you. Contact peggy@knitlocally.com to place an order.