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2-11-19 Newsletter



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February is American Heart Month
Did you know that heart disease kills more women than any other disease?
The kits are selling so fast we just ordered more yarn!
We wanted to help the cause so we designed a fun, simple cowl kit. You get the pattern, yarn, and a super cute bag listing some of the reasons knitting is good for your heart! The cowl comes in three sizes.
It is the perfect gift - finished or as a kit - to remind the women in our lives to get our Heart's Checked!
25% of the proceeds from the kit sales will be donated to the American Heart Association.
We have limited supplies!
Upcoming Classes
Save the Date: March 2nd
Nuno Felted Scarf
With Marth Lumia
Learn the art of Nuno felting -- shrinking wool onto silk. You can make amazing pieces of wearable art. No skills are required but it is a bit physical.
There are specific items you need to bring so please be sure to click the class button for more information.
This class is limited to 6 people so sign up early!
Intro to Knitting for Beginners
With Sue
Thursday 11:00 to 2:00
This class if for the beginner who has never knitted before or it has been a really long time and you have forgotten the basics. Learn to cast on and knit while you make a gauntlet.
Intro to Knitting for the Adventurous Beginner
With Sue
Thursday 12:00 - 2:00
This class is for the knitter who knows some of the basics. Maybe you need just a reminder of how to cast on and how to knit and purl. You will also learn to knit in the round while making a lovely cowl.
Reading Weaving Patterns
With Peggy
Now that you know the basics of weaving you may want to follow a pattern. But there are a few tricks to understanding those patterns!
Beginning Crochet
With Flow
Learn the basics of crochet while learning to make a cotton dishcloth.
Intro to Rigid Heddle Weaving
With Peggy
Peggy will walk you through all of the basic skills you need to be effective with a weaving on a rigid heddle loom. In class you will make a coordinating set of mug rugs.
Dryer Balls
With Denise
Dryer balls are the perfect thing to do with excess wool yarn or roving! They replace dryer sheets, reduce drying time, and are totally reusable!
Intro to Drop Spindle
with Felicia
Learn to make your own yarn using a drop spindle. Felicia will provide you with fluff to use in class. We have spindles for sale if you need one.
Run Rabbit Pocket Scarf
With Sharon
Learn intarsia with Sharon while making this adorable pocketed scarf.
Homework is required. All of the details are on the website so click on the link.
You can buy the pattern from HOKC or on Ravelry
We are adding classes as we speak so be sure to click on the calendar links!