Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Yarn of the Week - Kid Classic

Enjoy a 10% discount all week.

Watch for pattern ideas, click here.
Kid Classic has been in the Rowan range for many years. The perfect blend of lambswool and kid mohair creates a lovely soft yarn which is worked into a beautiful colour palette.

Fibre Content:
Lambswool: 70%, Kid Mohair: 22%, Polyamide: 8%
Autumn Winter
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Care Instructions:
Hand Normal
Iron Low Heat
Do Not Bleach
Do Not Tumble Dry
Dry Flat
Dry Clean Certain Solvents

Monday, January 26, 2015

Children's Class - Heart Embroidery - Wednesday

Heart Embroidery: Wednesday, January 28th; 2-3pm
Instructor: Britton Donharl
Fee: $6 (plus tax) includes all supplies

Create an embroidered picture just in time for Valentine's Day! Students will learn beginning embroidery skills. Ages five and up, please.

 Please contact Katie at classes@warmheartsyarn.com or at (505) 672-2008 with any questions and/or to register your child. We ask for 24 hour notice for participants, so please register early.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Uncommon Cabled Cardigan KAL - Snow Day

We WILL be meeting tonight.

You certainly don't need to risk your life and limb to get there. If you can't make it try for Thursday's help session (4:30 - 6:30).

Tonight will be covering the following...

While completing the gauge swatch we will read the entire pattern and review items that might be confusing or noteworthy. We will discuss how to adjust the needle size for your gauge and how to approach knitting the back. We will cast on and start the back (as time permits).

Assignment - try to have all the side decreases for the back done by 4 Feb.


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Yarn of the Week - Cloud

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Check this out for pattern ideas.

Fiber:70% Merino Wool / 30% Baby Alpaca
Yardage:100 g (3.5 oz) / 164 yds (150 m)
Gauge:18 sts= 4" (10 cm)
US 9 (5.5 mm)
Wash:Hand Wash Cool
Lay Flat to Dry

Monday, January 19, 2015

Classes this Week

Cloud Cover Cable Class

Learn or bush up on your cable and bobble skills in this quick class.
Bobbles and cables grace a bulky poncho for a cozy wrap. Worked in the round, it is a quick and satisfying knit.

Dates: 3 classes, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, and 3 Feb.
Time: 6:30 to 8:00.
Instructor: Heidi Narum
Fee: $15
Registration: Register early as class is held to 4 students. You can call at 672-2008, email at classes@warmheartsyarn.com, or stop by the shop.

-Pattern - Cloud Cover by Valerie Martinuson available in  Knitter's Magazine 117, Winter 2014, page 52
- 250 - 300 yards (229 - 274 m) of a Supper Bulky yarn (Classic Shades Big Time or Lana Grande)
-US 17 and US 15 circular needles with a 24”cable
- Cable needle

Needed Skills – you must know how to knit and purl. 

Uncommon Cabled Cardigan KAL

Knit on larger needles than recommended for worsted weight yarn insures a lofty fabric with beautiful drape. The sophisticated fit and plush cables will leave you feeling warm, cozy and exceptionally happy.

Dates: 8 meetings, 21 Jan, 4 Feb, 18 Feb, 4 March, 18 March, 1 April, 15 April, and 29 April.
Time: 4:30 to 6:30 (drop in when you can)
Instructor: Heidi Narum
Free: Free
Registration: None

-Pattern - Uncommon Cabled Cardigan by Amy Gunderson available in  Creative Knitting Magazine, Autumn 2014, page 17.
-1113 - 1855 yards worsted weight yarn (recommending Alpaca Lana D’Oro)
-US 10½ and US 7 circular needles with at least a 32” cable.
-Cable needle
Skill Level is Intermediate (help is available for those who need it)
You should know how to:

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Yarn of the Week - Poems Chunky

Poems Chunky

Poems Chunky is a 100% wool roving yarn featuring artistic colors which shade easily from one color to the next. Perfect for sweaters, scarves, hats, and more --- and it felts like a dream!

Enjoy a 10% discount all week.

Yarn Details:
Yards: 110.00
Grams: 100.00

Yarn Composition:
Wool - 100%

5 - Bulky Weight Yarn
Knit STS: 3.00 - 3.75
Crochet STS: 2.00 - 2.75

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

hand wash, do not bleach, do not tumble dry, do not iron, dryclean - any solvent except trichloroethylene

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Yarn of the Week - Baby Alpaca Chunky

Enjoy a 10% discount on this yarn all week.

See pattern ideas here.

Fiber: 100% Baby Alpaca
Yardage: 100 g (3.5 oz) / 108 yds (98.8 m)
Gauge: 14 sts = 4" (10 cm) on US 10 (6 mm) needles
Wash: Hand Wash, Lay Flat