Tuesday, April 30, 2013

This Just In...

New colors of Sunseeker.

Fiber:47% Cotton/48% Acrylic/5% Metallic Yarn
Yardage:100 gr / 237 yds
Gauge: 22-24 sts= 4" / US 4-5
Wash:Machine Wash
Tumble Dry

Yarn of the Week - Pima Silk

Super soft and great color in Pima Silk. Enjoy a 10% discount.

Fiber:85% Peruvian Pima Cotton
15% Silk
Yardage:10x50gr / 109 yds
Gauge:5 sts=1" / #7
Wash:Hand Wash Cold, Lay Flat to Dry
No Bleach

One more class this week - for the kids

Open Classroom for Children: Wednesday, May 1st: 1:30-3:00p.m.
Fee: FREE Instructor: Katie Brousseau

Does your kindergartener through sixth-grader need help with a crafting project, especially one that is fiber-oriented (knitting, crochet, embroidery, felting, sewing, etc.)? Or perhaps just some inspiration? The classroom at Warm Hearts Yarn will be dedicated to helping the budding fiber enthusiast during the above date and time. Katie, a co-owner of Warm Hearts Yarn and former elementary-teacher, will be available to help your child during this free open-studio time. Please bring your projects, questions and enthusiasm!

Monday, April 29, 2013

Classes this Week...

Dotted Tank KAL (knit-along): Thursdays, May 2nd and 16th, 11 - 12
Fee: Instruction is free; all supplies purchased at Warm Hearts Yarn specifically for this KAL will receive a 10% discount
Instructor: Katie Brousseau

Description: During this KAL, we will be knitting the Dotted Tank from Vogue Knitting Magazine, Spring/Summer 2013 (p. 62). The Dotted Tank features flattering vertical striping, a slipped stitched pattern, and short rows. The yarn called for is Cotton Supreme, one of our favorite cotton yarns from Universal.

Beginning Spindle Spinning Class: Saturday, May 4th, 10a.m. to 1p.m.
Fee: $40 includes all of the supplies you need to get started with spindle spinning!
Instructor: Anne Podlesak of Wooly Wonka Fibers

Description: Interested in creating your own yarn? Spindle spinning is a great way to get started on the basics of turning fiber into yarn. It's portable and fun, and no spinning wheel is required. This class will feature introductory information on selecting fiber, learning how to prepare commercial top for spinning, and tips and techniques regarding the spinning process. The class fee will include a beginning mid-weight spindle, fiber to learn with, a handout to take home so you can continue to practice, and several hours of hands-on instruction time in class.

Introduction to Cross-Stitch: Saturday, May 4th, 1-3p.m.
Fee: $18 includes all supplies; Instructor: Laurie McFarland

Description: In this introduction to cross-stitch class, Laurie will provide participants with the knowledge of all you need to know when getting started with cross-stitch, as well as tips and tricks to help you along to higher-level projects. The fee includes a kit that will provide participants with everything they need for their first project.
Limit: 8 participants, ages 12 and up, please

Friday, April 26, 2013

Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day is right around the corner and we have a large selection of gifts and cards.


Still not sure what to get we also have gift certificates available.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

This just in...

New doll clothes...

Fly box sets...

Fly earings...

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Summer Open Cardigan

# 294 Summer Open Cardigan

A nice cover up for summer dresses and tank tops, this is knitted with worsted weight yarn at a very loose gauge- 14 sts to 4 inches. Shaped to the waist. Sizes x-small to xx-large.

Yarn Recommendation - Cascade 220 ®, 220 Superwash ®, Casablanca, Cherub Aran, Eco Duo, Pacific, Pima Silk, Classic Shades, Cotton Supreme, Good Earth, and Poems.

WIP Wednesday

Wow, where did the week go. It is already time for WIP Wednesday again. Join us with your stitching project 4-7 in the back room.

Some of the items to inspire you will include:



Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Yarn of the Week - Bamboo Pop

Enjoy a 10% discount all week, special orders included.

Light and breezy, Bamboo Pop is a machine washable 50/50 cotton/bamboo blend that makes great warm weather projects.

Yarn Details:
Yards: 292.00
Grams: 100.00

Yarn Composition:

3 - Light Weight Yarn
Knit STS: 5.25 - 6.00
Crochet STS: 3.00 - 4.25

Recommended Needles (US):
Recommended Hooks (US):

machine wash - warm, do not bleach, dry flat, do not iron

Free Patterns just for Bamboo Pop.

Other patterns to use with Bamboo Pop.

Greta Sweater

Greta is a soft and drapey pleated pullover with a simple twist stitch cable at the bottom. Pictured in 100% alpaca, she would be just as happy made from silk, bamboo or lightweight cotton blends!
sizes: 32-35, 36-39, 40-43, 44-49
900 (1000, 1100, 1200) yards #3 light worsted yarn
#6- 16” and 29 or 32” circular needles
#6 double points (for sleeves)
#4 double points (for sleeve edge)
stitch markers
waste yarn
darning needle

gauge: 20 st X 4” in stockinette stitch

suggested yarns: Bamboo Pop, Classic Shades Sequins Lite, Dolce Merino, 220 Superwash ® Sport , Cherub DK, Sunseeker, and Ultra Pima yarns.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Jemma Sweater - Pick-a-Season Pullover

Jemma is an easy wear scoop neck tee with optional ribbon embellishment. Choose a simple rolled edge neckline or a sweet little collar. Make her up with long sleeves in a cozy wool or alpaca blend ~ then make her again in a soft lightweight cotton. Jemma is the perfect "pick-a-season, any season" tee!
sizes: 32-35, 36-39, 40-43, 44-47, 48-51
600 (700,800,900,1000) short sleeves #3 or #4 light worsted weight yarn
900 (1100,1250,1400,1550) long sleeves #3 or #4 light worsted weight yarn
#7-29" or 32" circular needle
#7 -16" circular needle or double points (for long sleeves)
#5-16" circular needle
#5-24" or 29" circular needle
Stitch markers: color A and color B
Darning needle
Waste yarn
Ribbon embellishment if desired

Gauge: 20 x 4” in stockinette stitch (with larger needle)

suggested yarns: 220 Superwash ® Sport, Cherub DK, Sunseeker, Ultra Pima, Cascade 220 ®, 220 Superwash ®, Casablanca, Cherub Aran, Eco Duo, Pacific, Pima Silk, Bamboo Pop, Classic Shades Sequins Lite, Dolce Merino, Classic Shades, Cotton Supreme, Good Earth, and Poems.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Tank Top for Women

# 101 Tank Top for Women

Just your basic tank top, close fitting and shaped to fit as a first layer or on its own. Uses dk weight yarn at a gauge of 20 stitches to 4 inches. Sizes x-small through xx-large.

Sugested yarn - Bamboo Pop, Classic Shades Sequins Lite, Dolce Merino, 220 Superwash ® Sport , Cherub DK, Sunseeker, and Ultra Pima yarns.

Spring Cleaning Sale

Wednesday, 17 April through Saturday, 20 April


We are making room for your spring and summer items and you can stock up on some winter favorites.


All Bulky and Chunky yarns 25% discount;

Poems Chunky

Classic Shades Big Time

Eco & Eco+

Pacific Chunky


Baby Alpaca Chunky

Deluxe Chunky


Moondance Designs Items 30% discount.

(excludes clothing)


Select Knitting Fever yarn and Knit Picks Interchangeable Needle Items 40% discount.


Scrap Hat and Linen Stitch Tote Bag Kits, Lynney Bug Bows and Dresses 25% discount.


Bead Art From the Heart 20% discount.



WIP Wednesday

Join us tonight 4-7.

Doris is knitting this wonderful lace sweater in Pima Cotton Fine.

Susie is finishing up her  Market Jacket.

Kay is making the 220 Superwash® Animal House Pullover.

Susan is making the Striped Hoodie Pullover in the Cascade 220 Superwash.

Doris' Design Your Own Sweater Sweater.

Doris' but I can't remember what she is knitting with it. You will just have to come to group tonight to find out.

Katie is making the Pima Silk Something Lacy Shrug.

See you tonight!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Ribbed Openwork Tank

Any of these yarns would do well for this sweater - Casablanca, Cherub Aran & Multi, Pacific, Pima Silk, Classic Shades, Cotton Supreme, and Good Earth.