Tuesday, May 13, 2014

It's May! Get Ready for Summer Camp!

Happy Spring!

It's finally looking like spring with everything starting to bloom, finally.

Here's important news about Summer Camp 2014 at Yarn Cravin' - we big kids need summer camp, too!

Tuesday, May 13 - 6:00 - 8:00 PM - Summer Camp sign ups. The cost is $25 for the whole summer and and you may choose as many projects as you wish with this fee. BONUS - all yarns for Summer Camp that are purchased this evening are eligible for a special discount. There will be dinner, and participants should have already RSVP'd.

Thursday, May 15 is Throwback Thursday (TBT) from 6:00 to 8:00. Bring in unfinished projects (UFO's) from last summer's camp to receive help with completion. Snacks provided, and plenty of fun. Cost: $10.

Tuesday, May 20 and 27 FREE sock yarn Mitered Square class from 6:00 - 8:00. Bring some sock yarn and size 2 needles. Be sure to let the shop know you plan to attend. Wait until you see what can be made with mitered squares! Jill Bigelow Suttell was recently at Yarn Cravin' to do a book signing for her book "A Knitter's Gallery of Mitered Squares." Check out the shop for her beautiful book!


Thursday, May 22 Wine and Yarn Tasting. 6:00-8:00 Come and enjoy snacks, beverages, and get to sample some new yarns by actually knitting with them! Bring a few different needle sizes and $10. Special discounts on the featured yarns that evening. Thursday, May 29 Ice cream sundaes and knitting! 6:00-8:00 with a door prize drawing at 7:00. You must be present to win. Cost $10

June 3 - August 30 is Summer Camp! Here are some of the projects we will be making:
Snuggle bunny/blankie and ruffled scarf
Adorable knitted tape measure covers. Look at that pie!

Knitted wine bottle cozy and cupcake pin cushion

Wine glass charms with beads

Knitted cowl, watermelon dishcloth and pot holder, and flower cloth

Knitted lip balm holder key chain

Crochet key chains and bracelet

Knitted and crocheted drink coasters

Knitted and crocheted market bags

Crochet a beach bag

There's so much fun to be had, and project for every skill level.  It's Summer Camp!  Challenge yourself to learn something new.  There will be help and support for every project.

REMINDER!  In June we celebrate WWKIP Day (World Wide Knit In Public).  There will be fun activities and an indie dyer selling her yarns.