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Archive for September, 2009

misti alpaca event and sale oct 7th


Adorable alpacas from Misti International

misti alpaca chunky

The softest yarn in the shop – Misti Alpaca Chunky


Join us for a special event and sale on Wednesday, Oct 7th.

Stop by from 5:00 – 7:30 pm to meet the owners of Misti Alpaca yarn company.

Have a glass of wine, enter our prize drawing, and enjoy 20% off all Misti yarns.


Want to win an alpaca??!!

Wear something you’ve made with Misti yarn,

or bring a project you’re working on,

and we’ll enter you in our prize drawing.

Below are a few of the samples you’ll see hanging in the shop.

Plus we’ll have lots more displayed… socks, hats, lace scarves, shawls, a throw…


Irish Hiking Scarf in Misti Chunky

misti alpaca rosemary shawl

Rosemary Ribbed Shawl in Misti Chunky

Misti Alpaca Chunky Cosmo Jacket

Cosmo Jacket in Misti Hand Paint Chunky

Come see our new fall yarns from Misti – and the whole collection

of Lace, Sock, DK, Worsted and Chunky yarns.

It’s all 20% off during the event on October 7th.

We look forward to seeing you!

lots of new classes

We’ve got new instructors at the shop this fall, and that means we’ve got new classes.

“Knit A Baby Gift” is being offered Saturday, September 26th from 12-3.  The 3 hour class costs $30 and teaches you how to make a great baby hat like the one pictured below.

baby hat class

Also on the schedule is “Knit A Cabled Cowl” on Sunday, October 11th.   In 3 hours you’ll learn to cable and to knit on circular needles.  Soon you’ll have a slouchy, comfy cowl.

cabled cowl

These are just a few of our upcoming classes.

We’ll be adding more to our schedule in the coming months, so check this link from time to time.

If you’d like us to save a space for you, just stop in or give us a call and we’ll get you registered.  773.486.8996

malabrigo event & sale: wed sep 9th



Help us welcome Tobias and Antonio, the owners of Malabrigo,

a very special yarn company from Uruguay.

They'll be visiting our shop on Wednesday, September 9th from 5 – 8 pm.

Come meet them, learn about their new products,

and enjoy 20% off all Malabrigo yarns.



Above:  Breathe Deep Mittens  knit with Malabrigo Worsted

Below:  Daybreak Shawl  knit with Malabrigo Sock 


Wear something you've made with Malabrigo yarn

or bring a project you're working on and we'll enter you in a prize drawing.

Above:  Entomology Mittens  knit with Malabrigo Worsted

Below:  Little Girl's Shrug  knit with Malabrigo Silky Merino


Stock up on Malabrigo yarn for all your fall projects. 

You'll find many choices of Lace, Sock, DK, Worsted, Chunky and Bulky

all 20% off for the evening.




Hope to see you on the 9th!

labor day weekend schedule

Open on Saturday, September 5th 

Open on Sunday, September 6th

Closed on Monday, September 7th

Closed on Tuesday, September 8th

The shop occasionally hosts special events, book signings, trunk shows, and sales. Private events can also be arranged at the shop by request.

Perhaps you'd like to have a birthday party centered around a knitting lesson. Or a baby shower during which everyone learns to knit a square for a baby blanket. Or a corporate networking event that features knitting instruction. Or a book club that encourages participants to knit while discussing the book. Nina: a well-knit shop is available for these and other special events.

Contact us to learn more.



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