April Happenings!

We have a lot of fun things happening this month so here's a schedule to keep you informed!
Beginner Knitting Class

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!
Sunday, April 16
Saturday, April 22
Beginner Knitting Class 
see above description
Beginner Crochet Class

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!
ALSO Saturday, April 22
Spring Yarn Showcase!
We have SO MANY fabulous spring/summer yarns in the store now so what better way to see what's new than a little spring showcase! From 2-5 we will have all the new yarns on a table for you to peruse them and get inspired. There will be patterns and snacks so you won't want to miss out!
No purchase or sign-up required. Just come and get excited for Spring!
Friday & Saturday, April 28-29
Vijay Trunk Show
Vijay Fibers is a company specializing in gorgeous silk yarns. They offer a wide array of colors and have stunning patterns created for them. This is going to be a really beautiful trunk show that you won't want to miss! You' even get a chance to meet the creator of these yarns, Betty Shah!
For more info check out their website Vijay Fibers and their yarns are on Ravelry as well!
Sunday, April 30
O'Kelly's Chapel Shawl Class with designer Shirley Paden
Shirley Paden designed this stunning shawl for the Spring 2014 issue of Interweave Knits so we're thrilled to have her here to teach a class on it!
This class will begin with a basic review of the Shetland double-sided Antique Garter Stitch Lace structure used as the main pattern of this shawl.Students will then read the lace chart and practice knitting the sections where close attention to the stitch pattern structure must be paid.Since the shawl is made in 2 halves and grafted in the center, they will practice grafting on the Garter Stitch Pattern structure.The class will end with an examination of the structure of the scalloped edging.
Working Materials to Bring to Class:
1464 yards of Vijay Fibers yarn in a DK weight(there will be plenty to choose from in the trunk show) US6 and US7 needles, markers, scissors, row counter, etc. 
A firm knowledge of knitting and an understanding of reading a chart.
Cost: $75
 You can sign up for this class when you purchase your yarn during the trunk show!
We hope you're able to join us for these fun events!