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2-12-18 Newsletter

Get your calendars out...
Meet the New Partners
Flow Goff, Clover Rogers, and Paty Lembo have recently joined us as partners.  
Join us on Feb 28th at 5:00pm so you can meet them!  
Upcoming Classes
for the complete calendar click here
Yoke Sweater Class 5:
Top and Bottom Details
With Molly
Feb 12 or 15
This is the 5th in our design series.  We will talk about the details for the bottom of your sweater.  How to pick up stitches from the neckline and finish the neck band with short rows.

Click here to register for the class.
Drop in Weaving
Feb 13 2:00 - 4:00
Are you working on a weaving project and have questions?  Want to get started on a new project but not sure what you want to do?  Peggy has a drop in class every Tuesday from 2 - 4.  The fee is $15 paid directly to her.  Bring your loom and get to weaving!
Design a Triangular Shawl
With Sharon
Feb 14
Sharon Mooney is sharing her amazing skills again!!  She will teach you the basic formula for a triangular shawl and how to insert a lace pattern.  Bring stitch guides with you or write your own lace pattern.
Click here for more information.
Historic Buttons
With Peggy
Feb 15
Peggy will teach you how to make these lovely historic buttons.  They are the perfect solution for those times you want matching buttons -- or just a unique look.  

Click here for more information.
Reading a Weaving Pattern
Make a Plaid Tea Towel
with Peggy
Feb 17
Have you found that fabulous pattern in a magazine only to realize you have no idea what they are talking about??
Peggy will walk you though what the charts mean, the definitions of the weaving terms, and will work with us on how to achieve a specific size stitch and balanced weave.

Click here to register.
Love Intarsia
With Molly
Feb 21 5:00 pm

Is the 2018 Challenge Book ruling your life?  If so, this class will fulfill our Intarsia challenge!

Intarsia is the knitting technique that most easily allows you to insert an image in your work while maintaining a smooth, single layer fabric.  There are just a few tricks to it.

Click here to register.
Gauntlets Galore
with Sue
Feb 23
Have you always wanted to learn how to work with double pointed needles?  Sue will teach you the tricks to be successful with dpns while you knit these beautiful and easy gauntlets designed by Sharon Mooney.  You will need to buy the pattern -- you can do that on Ravelry or in store.

Click here to register.
Class fees may be refunded for store credit if the class is cancelled at least 24 hours ahead.  Class fees vary by teacher.  Classes are limited to between 6 and 9 people so register early to guarantee your spot.
Save the Date:
President's Day Weekend:
We have made some assortment change decisions.  Join us on Saturday Feb 17 and Monday Feb 19 for great savings on yarns we are clearing out.  That means we are making room for new yarns!
International Women's Day March 7 - 10th
This is a non-political celebration about how women rock our industry!  We are celebrating companies that support women and help elevate their position.  And we are celebrating local companies started by artisans with a dream.
and more....
Posting Projects on Ravelry

Posting your projects to Ravelry does more than just track your progress.  It helps other knitters to see how yarn looks once knitted and how different a pattern can look in different yarn.  It helps the designer get more exposure for their patterns.  And it helps your friends remember the name of the patterns they too want to make!  Be sure to share your projects with the HOKC group!  
Want free yarn?  This year, for every project you add to Ravelry (with pictures) and share with HOKC's Ravelry Group, we will add your name to a monthly drawing!  You do not need to be present to win -- we will announce winners on our Ravelry Group each month.

Click here for more information on how to post a project.
Stop in today for your 2018 Challenge Booklet!

Were you pinched for time trying to finish gifts this year?  Join the 2018 Challenge!  You will make 12 gifts while exploring new techniques and the chance to win monthly prizes.  
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