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Happening this Week!!
Sign up at the in-store or call us at (212) 360-7266 to reserve your spot today!
 
 Freshman Fifteen Fundraiser
Join us this Thursday and Friday from 12-6pm for an incredible fundraiser. Every year kids get accepted to colleges without being able to afford the basic necessities to start this exciting step. The Freshman Fifteen is an organization that helps these kids get ready for college without the financial stresses that can come from that. Come shop some one-of-a-kind, hand made jewelry pieces to support this amazing cause! 
For more info on The Freshman Fifteen, see their website here.
No sign-up required for this event and make sure to invite a friend or 5 or 10!! 

Sunday, December 9
1-3
Beginner Needlepoint

If you’ve been curious about learning needlepoint this is the perfect class you get you started! We will provide your supplies and you’ll learn the 2 basic stitches, Continental and Basket Weave. 
$60
We hope to see you this week!
Sincerely,
Annie & Company
Needlepoint & Knitting
Cashgora TrunkShow!
Join us Wednesday, December 12, for the beginning of our joint Trunk Show with Cashgora Yarns and Designer Sarah Solomon. 
From 5-8:30pm Sarah will be at the store to chat about the 3 amazing hat patterns she created to show off this incredible yarn. Her patterns are stunning and so fun to knit. 
We will also have all the colors of Cashgora available for you to start your one of a kind piece with. These yarns are all hand spun by women in Tajikistan and each has their own style of spinning. Every skein is labeled according to who spun it so getting to know your spinner is part of the fun! 
For more info on these women and the company check out their website here.
We hope to see you there!
10,000 New Knitters!
Skacel has started an amazing initiative to get people into knitting! This Saturday, November 10, come get a free kit to learn how to knit. Do you already know how to knit? Grab one for a friend who's been wanting to learn! We will have a teacher in the store to get people started. 
This is a great way to spread the love of our favorite craft with new people! Use the hashtag #10000NewKnitters and be sure to post a pic of you with your new kit! 
We hope to see you this weekend!

We have 2 intermediate classes happening this week so be sure to sign up at the store or call us at (212) 360-7266 to reserve your spot!

 
Wednesday, November 7
6:30-8:30
Brioche Part I

Learn to knit the distinctive fabric known as brioche stitch and see how it compares to Fisherman Rib. Both techniques form a dense, warm fabric that is the perfect addition to a knitter's fabric palette. In our first class, we'll learn the method that forms each fabric and discuss uses for each one. In our second session, we'll learn how to work brioche stitch in two colors. Material are not included.
Experience Required: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off, increase/decrease
Supplies: Worsted weight wool in two colors
24" or 32" circular needles in size US 6
$60
 
Be sure to also sign up for Part II of this class happening Wednesday, November 14.
 
 
Thursday, November 8
6:30-8:30
Very V Shawl

Dana designed this beautiful crochet shawl and will be teaching a class on how to make it! We will provide the pattern but you will be responsible for your yarn and hook. You'll only need 2 skeins of a fingering weight yarn (i.e. Tosh Merino Light, Serenity Silk Singles by Zen, etc) and an F(3.75mm) hook.
Beginner Crochet skill required
$60

Classes this Weekend!
We have 3 beginner classes happening this weekend so be sure to sign up at the store or call us at (212) 360-7266 to reserve your spot!
 
 
Saturday, November 3
12-2pm
Beginner Crochet
You’ll learn the Chain Stitch, Single Crochet and Double Crochet in this class! We will provide you with your hook and first skein of yarn. A second skein can be purchased if you’d like to turn your piece into a scarf! 
$60
 
3-5pm
Beginner Knitting
Ready to learn the art of knitting? Then this is the class for you! You’ll learn how to read a ball band, cast on, and the knit stitch! We provide you with your needles and first skein of yarn; a second skein can be purchased if you want to turn your work into a scarf!
$60
 
Sunday, November 4
1-3pm
Beginner Needlepoint
If you’ve been curious about learning needlepoint this is the perfect class you get you started! We will provide your supplies and you’ll learn the 2 basic stitches, Continental and Basket Weave. 
$60
 
We hope to see you this weekend!
Hedgehog DK!
We are now carrying Hedgehog DK in the store! Come check out the first batch of colors we ordered.
I'm sure you won't need much inspiring for these beauties but just in case you do...
 
 
We hope to see you soon.
 
Fall Yarns from KFI!
Check out these fabulous new yarns that came in yesterday!
Cashmere Light by Lana Gatto
This 100% Cashmere comes in classic colors that will keep you warm all winter long. Each has a slight heather to the color with 164 yards. It's a worsted weight yarn so the pattern possibilities are endless for this yarn....
Brooklyn by Lana Gatto
This is the sweetest mohair around and it's named after one of our favorite boroughs!! It's a DK weight with the softest speckle. Hold it with another yarn or knit it alone, either way it's a win! Knit up one of these and you won't regret it...
Atelier by Lana Gatto

Need a light weight, soft, chunky knit? Grab your needles and this yarn quick! This yarn is made with Alpaca, Cotton and Wool so it's soft and durable all the same time. The colors are heathered and neutral so anything you make will be a staple piece in your wardrobe! Like one of these...
 
Kathmanud DK by Queensland Collection

If you love a rustic yarn with great stitch definition and vibrant colors than look no further than this yarn! Each skein has 295 yards and it's made up of Wool, Silk and a splash of Cashmere. Come check out the Karina Scarf we have knit up in it or try your needles at one of these...
 
Llama Lace by Queensland Collection

For you bold and daring lovers of lace, Llama Lace now has beautiful mélange colors! They are earthy and right making them perfect for lace shawls or hold it with a mohair for a sweater. Either way you won't regret choosing this 100% Baby Llama yarn!
 
Come check these new yarns out!
We hope to see you soon.
Thursday, October 11
6:30-8:30
Beginner Crochet
 
You'll learn the Chain Stitch, Single Crochet and Double Crochet in this class! We will provide you with your hook and first skein of yarn. A second skein can be purchased if you'd like to turn your piece into a scarf!
$60
 
 
Saturday, October 13
1-3
Beginner Knitting
 
Ready to learn the art of knitting? Then this is the class for you! You'll learn how to read a ball band, cast on, and the knit stitch! We provide you with your needles and first skein of yarn; a second skein can be purchased if you want to turn your work into a scarf!
$60
 
 
Wednesday, Oct 17
6:30-8:30
Knit Your First Hat: An Introduction to Circular Knitting Part I
 
 
Once you've mastered the knit stitch it's time to learn the purl stitch and launch into your first knitted project. In this class we'll learn (or review) the purl stitch then cast on for a simple chunky ribbed hat that will practice both knit and purl as well as teach you all the basics of circular knitting and hat construction, including working with circular needles, casting on and joining in the round, following stitch patterns in the round and decreasing. Materials not included
Beginner Knitting skills required.
YARN: 1 skein Amano PUYU (70% alpaca, 30% silk; 82 yds/50 g)
NEEDLES: 16" circular needles in Sizes 9 and 11
TOOLS: Blunt tapestry needle, stitch marker(s)
$60
 
 
Thursday, October 18
6:30-8:30
Beginner Needlepoint
 
If you've been curious about learning needlepoint this is the perfect class you get you started! We will provide your supplies and you'll learn the 2 basic stitches, Continental and Basket Weave.
$60
 
 
Wednesday, Oct 24
6:30-8:30
Knit Your First Hat: An Introduction to Circular Knitting II
See above
 
Saturday, November 3
12-2
Beginner Crochet
See above
 
3-5
Beginner Knitting
See above
 
 
Sunday, November 4
1-3
Beginner Needlepoint
See above
 
 
Wednesday, November 7
6:30-8:30
Brioche Part I
 
Learn to knit the distinctive fabric known as brioche stitch and see how it compares to Fisherman Rib. Both techniques form a dense, warm fabric that is the perfect addition to a knitter's fabric palette. In our first class, we'll learn the method that forms each fabric and discuss uses for each one. In our second session, we'll learn how to work brioche stitch in two colors. Material are not included.
Experience Required: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off, increase/decrease
Supplies: Worsted weight wool in two colors
24" or 32" circular needles in size US 6
$60
 
 
Thursday, November 8
6:30-8:30
Very V Shawl
 
Dana designed this beautiful crochet shawl and will be teaching a class on how to make it! We will provide the pattern but you will be responsible for your yarn and hook. You'll only need 2 skeins of a fingering weight yarn (i.e. Tosh Merino Light, Serenity Silk Singles by Zen, etc) and an F(3.75mm) hook.
Beginner Crochet skill required
$60
 
Wednesday, November 14
6:30-8:30
Brioche Part II
 
 
Wednesday, November 28
6:30-8:30
Colorwork Part 1
Discover the beauty and simplicity of knitting with two colors and open up whole new vistas for your knitting. In this class we will learn different methods for handling two yarns at a time, discuss fair isle basics such as color-work gauge, trapping the wool and color dominance, and learn how to follow colorwork charts. Material are not included
Experience Required: Basic knitting skills, should be comfortable knitting in the round on circular and double-pointed needles
Supplies: Worsted weight wool in two (or more) highly contrasting colors
16" circular needles in size US 5 and 7
stitch markers
$60
 
 
Saturday, December 1
12-2
Beginner Crochet
See above
 
3-5
Beginner Knitting
See above
 
 
Wednesday, December 5
6:30-8:30
Colorwork Part II
 
 
Sunday, December 9
1-3
Beginner Needlepoint
See above
 
 
Thursday, December 13
6:30-8:30
Bead Crochet Necklace
 
Use crochet techniques to make a one of a kind bead necklace! Each necklace is different based on the color of thread you choose and you can walk out wearing it!
Experience Required: Beginner Crochet skills
The kit is included in your class fee so all you have to do is come to the class!
$90
 
 
Saturday, December 15
12-2
Crochet Snowflake
Dana will be teaching a class on how to make these fun snowflakes! They're perfect for decorating your apartment or work space. Here's what you need to know:
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Skill Requirements: Beginner Crochet skills
Materials: The smaller flakes were made with a fingering weight yarn and the larger flake was made with a bulky weight (Crazy Sexy Wool from Wool and the Gang-currently in stock). You can provide your own yarn or stop by the store early and pick some out. We have lots to choose from. The crochet hook you need will depend on the yarn so be sure to have one that's appropriate to your yarn weight. If you need help with this, the staff will make sure you're all set.
$60 
 
 
Sunday, December 16
1-3
Mini Skein Cowl
 
Dana designed this great mini skein cowl that can be seen in the book Mini Skein Knits and she's agreed to do a class on it! We will provide your crochet hook but picking your mini skeins will be your creative decision, making it one of a kind!
Beginner Crochet skills are required
$60
Get Ready!
This Saturday, during the Yarn Crawl, we will be hosting Amanda from Hu Made! She will have a plethora of her beautiful yarns for you to purchase, in a variety of weights and colorways. She will be here from 11am-5pm so be sure to come see her and meet her fantastic yarns. 
Check out her website for more info: Hu Made Yarns
 
See you this weekend!
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Raymond Crawford will be introducing a new line of Broadway inspired canvases and to celebrate their release he will be teaching a class at Annie and Co! The first canvas in the line is Hamilton so you definitely don't want to miss this amazing opportunity to get the canvas first and learn some fun stitches from the man himself. Space is limited so be sure to call us asap at (212) 360-7266 to reserve your spot. Price is $65 which includes all your supplies. Please bring your own scissors. $5 of the cost will be donated to Broadway Cares. 
Don't throw away your shot to take this class!
Celebrate With Us!
We will be celebrating Local Needlepoint Shop Day all day tomorrow and we'd love it if you could join us! 
If you've ever been curious about learning how to needlepoint stop by anytime tomorrow for a FREE LESSON! 
We will also be offering 20% off all our canvases and threads! That includes previously marked sales canvases. 
Won't you join us for this fun day?!

From now until October 9 we will be hosting the Amano Trunk show! This company makes all their yarns in Peru and the quality speaks for itself. Each skein is super soft and the colors are totally unique.



We have samples and lots of yarn to choose from so be sure to come check it out!
For more information on the company and pattern inspiration check out their website here
 
We hope to see you soon.

If you haven't already heard, the NYC Yarn Crawl is less than a month away! Starting Friday, September 28 and ending Sunday, September 30, be sure to stop by our store and the many others that will be participating in this years event. You don't want to miss it!

More New Yarns!
 We don't know about you, but this grey weather really has us in a knitting and crochet mood! Thank goodness there are more new yarns to use for Fall Projects!
Amitola Brushed from Louisa Harding
This is a DK weight mohair that's self striping! Each ball has 328 yards and the colors are oh so fun. Its made up of 60% Goat Mohair, 25% Cotton and 15 % Wool. We have a pattern leaflet and sample in the store for a quick and east wrap that only uses 1 ball of yarn but if that doesn't trip your trigger, check out these other ideas for this yarn:
 
Re:Treat from West Yorkshire Spinners

This is the newest yarn from WYS! It's a chunky weight of 100% British Wool, Blue Faced Kerry Hill to be exact. It's a roving quality with the slightest twist making it perfect for felting and knitting! Each ball has 153 yards and there are more colors coming soon! In the meantime, get inspired by these patterns:
Winterburn Aran from Baa Ram Ewe

If you love Dovestone Aran Naturals you'll be head over heals for Winterburn Aran! The fiber content is slightly different at 50% Blue Faced Leicester and 50% Masham, a breed with smaller ringlets of fleece that have plenty of bounce. The colors are rich and traditional and each skein has 185 yards. You'll want to whip up one of these projects immediately:
Isabella from Sublime
These cute balls are 50% Cotton and 50% Wool making them perfect for baby and kids projects! It's a DK weight and the colors are soft and subtle. You could have one of these projects ready for the next baby in your life in no time:
 
We hope to see you soon.

Since next Wednesday(September 12) marks our official 1 year Anniversary of Stitch and Sip we're going to celebrate with a Yarn Swap
How does it work? During Stitch and Sip (6:30-8:30pm) bring in any yarns from your stash that you haven’t been able to find a use for, and trade them in for something new!
Here are some ground rules:
  • Only bring yarn you are absolutely ready to part with.
  • Because everyone will be bringing yarn with varying price points, it’s best not to come with a specific monetary value in mind that you’re looking to recoup
  • Both Annie and Co and non-Annie and Co yarns are welcome
  • Yarn must still have a label accompanying it (indicating fiber content, yardage, etc.)
  • You must bring something to contribute in order to participate - no coming in just to graze the pile for free
 Yarns that aren't chosen at the end of the swap will be donated.
We hope you've enjoyed this year of Stitch and Sip as much as we have and join us for this fun event!
Holiday Weekend Hours
We will be closed Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3 for Labor Day Weekend. We will re-open for regular store hours on Tuesday at 11am. Be sure to stop by the store to get all your projects for the weekend and we hope you have a happy and safe time!  

Aug
28

Eco Cashmere from Blue Sky Fibers
Don't we all need some more cashmere in our lives??  This is a beautiful yarn that's 50% recycled cashmere and 50% virgin cashmere. It's a DK weight with 164 yards per skein and you'll absolutely fall in love at first touch. The colors are earthy and subtle which lends itself for a plethora of patterns. Like these!
 
We hope to see you soon.

Aug
23

Meet Mrs. Moon!
 
We have 2 new yarns from our trip to TNNA that have arrived in the store! Mrs. Moon is a British yarn company that makes the softest yarns in really beautiful, subtle colorways. 
Pudding
Have you ever found the cutest baby sweater pattern that only called for a little bit of yarn in different colors and lamented about buying full balls?? Lament no more! These sport weight balls only have 68 yards each so they're perfect for fair isle and color work pieces! Each is 80% Wool and 20% Alpaca so they're super soft for sensitive skin! 
We have a whole book of adorable patterns for this yarn in store or you can check out some other projects on Ravelry!  
 
Plump DK

This is a gorgeous single ply yarn with 126 yards. Like Pudding, this yarn is 80% Wool and 20% Alpaca so the softness is real! You've got to come squeeze it for yourself. Or better yet, start one of these fabulous projects!
 
 
We hope to see you soon.

Aug
09

New Yarn from Lang and Berroco
With the summer months dwindling down, we are starting to get some of our new fall yarns in! Here are a few that have trickled into the store so far
Lang Puno
This is a gorgeous fingering weight yarn made up of 55% Wool, 30% Alpaca, and 15% Silk. Each cake has 874 yards! That's a whole shawl like The Everyday Shawl or Heaven and Space. If a sweater if more you jam, check out Ranunculus. It also only requires 1 skein of this awesome yarn!
 
Lang Drago

This is an extremely unique Worsted Weight yarn made up of 41% Mohair, 25% Wool, 18% Nylon and 16% Acrylic. It has a very fun fluffiness to it with a grey/black base and colorful accent. Use is on the cuffs of a sweater of cap of a hat! Or if you're really feeling bold it would make the coolest coat like this Long Open Cardigan
 
Lang Mohair Lux Paillettes

Need a soft and subtle sparkly yarn for a project?? These new colors have you covered! This is a Mohair, Wool, Silk and Polyester blend that will give a wonderful halo to your knitting and just a hint of sparkle from the paillettes. It's a no brainer!
 
Lang Freya

This unique DK weight yarn is made up of 38% Cotton, 32% Nylon, 17% Alpaca and 13% Wool. It has a tweed core with contrasting color shlubs throughout. When knitted up this gives the look of a Channel jacket!
The latest Fatto A Mano Book is full of fabulous pattern ideas for these yarns and we also have it in store! Come check it out.
Aero by Berroco

Get your big needles for this Bulky weight yarn! It's 65% Alpaca, 28% Nylon, 7% Wool and 100% fabulous! Each skein has 164 yards and gradients in the most beautiful way. There is a great selection of patterns available with this yarn on Berroco.com. And on such large needles you'll have any project done in a flash! 
 
It's never too soon to start a new fall project so come see these new yarns for yourself!
We hope to see you soon.
New Hedgehog Colors 
Our latest shipment of Hedgehog Fibres has arrived!!  We now have every new color of their yarn in Skinny Singles, Sock, Kidsilk and Merino Aran!
So come get them while the gettin's good!
We hope to see you soon.