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Fall Knitting and Crocheting Time is Upon Us!

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Check out some of the latest arrivals:

Festive Mistletoe sock kit from The Fibre Co.

Inspired by traditional Scandinavian-style colorwork knitting, Festive Mistletoe Socks feature pretty colorwork details reminiscent of holly leaves, mistletoe, and snow.  The colorwork is straightforward as it uses only two colors at a time with short floats, making this project accessible for beginners as well as more advanced knitters.  Once the colorwork after the cuff is completed, the remainder of the sock is knit in stockinette stitch using the main color.  Using three seasonal shades of The Fiber Company's soft Amble yarn, these socks will not only keep the toes cozy, but also bring the festive spirit to every stitch. 

Kit includes:
1 x 100g hank of Amble in Appleby Castle (MC)
1 x 25g hank of Eden Valley (CC1)
1 x 25g hank of Blencathra (CC2)
Gray drawstring project bag
Card with QR code for the pattern   

Quantities are limited so don't wait to get yours!

Carousel displayed in a trayCreative Melange Garzato Aran Wonderball is indeed a wonder!  This soft and fluffy yarn is a blend of wool and acrylic that can be machine washed (gentle cycle).  There are 765 yards in each 200g ball. 

Celosia cowl made with CarouselI'm going to use it to make a vest, like this Erikka pullover vest, for a quick and cozy addition to my cold-weather wardrobe.

There are many more great yarns to choose from so stop in to see all of the great options for your fall and holiday projects!

Upcoming Classes:

November Building Blocks The next session will be Saturday, November 18 at 9-11 am. This is a drop-in class (no need to pre-register).  You can find more information here.

Beginning Knitting is a 3-session class to teach you the basics of what is sure to become a life-long passion.  You'll learn to cast-on, knit, purl, increase and decrease, and bind off.  By Class 3, you'll be ready to start your first project! The next classes are on Wednesdays, Nov. 1, 8, and 15 at 6-8pm. This class is sold out, but watch for a January class coming out soon.

Thursday Night Drop-In is a chance to get some help on a troublesome project or just hang out knit or crochet with a fun group!  There is no charge to drop in.  November sessions will be held on Thursdays, November 9, 16, and 30 from 6-8pm, starting today! NO sessions on Nov. 2 or 23.

Thank you for making us your Local Yarn Shop!


The Chicks With Sticks Crew,

Amy, Michelle, Ann, Darlene K., Orell, Jane, and Darlene C.

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We are open at 5401-3 Portage Road in beautiful Portage, MI
Monday - Friday 11am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm

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