Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota’

Winter 2010 Education Crochet

Monday, December 28th, 2009
Blue Sky Alpaca Crochet Scarf

Blue Sky Alpaca Crochet Scarf

Diamond Ridges Crochet Hat – Designed by Kristy Ashmore

Diamond Ridges Hat Class

Diamond Ridges Hat Class

Diamond Ridges Crochet Hat

Diamond Ridges Crochet Hat

Crochet Tape Measure Cozy

Crochet Tape Measure Cozy

Crochet Tape Measure Cozy

Crochet Baby Dress – Blue Sky Alpacas Pattern

Crochet Baby Dress

Crochet Baby Dress

Crochet Twirl Scarf

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Winter 2010 Schedule Photos – Knit Classes

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Images of the 2010 schedule!  Some of the knit classes!  Remember!  All Knit and Crochet classes are 1/2 off registration January and February!  Sign up soon!

Clapotis Knit Along – Designer Kate Gilbert

Krishell is leading this knit along and Carly and I are both taking it!  Can’t wait to see what yarns everyone selects!  Gonna be fun…

Clapotis Knit Along

Clapotis Knit Along

Clapotis Knit Along

Clapotis Knit Along

Reclamation Scarf – Designer Stephanie Japel

Reclamation Scarf

Reclamation Scarf

Reclamation Scarf

Reclamation Scarf

Aestlight Shawl – Designer The Shetland Trader

Aestlight Shawl

Aestlight Shawl

Aestlight Shawl

Aestlight Shawl

Scroll Lace Scarf – Ysolda Teague Pattern

scroll lace scarf 1

Knit your man a hat…doesn’t Krishell’s man look  happy?

Knit Your Man a Hat!

Knit Your Man a Hat!

Knit Your Man a Hat

Knit Your Man a Hat

Knit your Man a Hat

Knit your Man a Hat

Beginning Color Stripe Scarf

Beginning Color Strip Scarf

Beginning Color Stripe Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf – Katy’s Pattern!  Here are some squares in the works…and the finished scarf!  LOVE this!  Made with Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight.  Sooooo soft!

mitered square scarf class

mitered square scarf class

Mitered Square Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf

Baby Booties 101… COME ON!  These are the cutest!

Baby Booties 101

Baby Booties 101

Mock Cable Afghan Class

Mock Cable Afghan Class

Mock Cable Afghan Class

Knit a Sweater! Oat Couture Bijoux Blouse – THIS IS A WEEKDAY, DAYTIME CLASS!!

A classic A-line with 3/4 length sleeves, ideal for making you and your favorite necklace the center of attention.
Knit in worsted or chunky. Finished sizes: 36 (39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54)” [91.5 (99, 107, 114, 122, 129.5, 137) cm] at bust.

Knit a Simple Sweater Class

Knit a Simple Sweater Class

Shaggy Baggy

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

We just got a new item in from Shaggy Baggy.  If you haven’t seen Sharon’s work in person yet, you should.  These are very well constructed bags!  I carry one of her totes around everyday.  A great looking and durable workhorse bag!

The newest addition to her collection are these great Shaggy Buckets.  Perfect for a knitting project!

Shaggy Bucket

Shaggy Bucket

Shaggy Bucket

Shaggy Bucket

Door Buster Sale

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Downtown Stillwater merchants are having doorbuster sales on the Friday after Thanksgiving.  We are excited to join in the madness.  We will be opening our doors at 9am (none of this 5am stuff for us!) and every purchase will be 20% off until noon.  No exceptions people!  Noon is it! 

You can even take your receipt from our shop and bring it to a participating restaurant on Main Street and get 20% off your lunch on Friday! 

We have some great new yarns from Lorna’s Laces we just got on the shelves today.  Over 20 different bulky and worsted colors.

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted

We are fully stocked on Addi’s…we might even have our interchangeable Addi Click Sets in by Friday! 

We have a great new line of project/handbags from Jordana Paige…check these out!  The Rio bag is only $89 and the Messenger Bag is $85.  That is before the 20% off!

Jordana Paige Rio Bag

Jordana Paige Rio Bag

Jordana Paige Rio Bag INTERIOR

Jordana Paige Rio Bag INTERIOR

Jordana Paige Messenger Knitting Bag

Jordana Paige Messenger Knitting Bag

Jordana Paige Messenger Knitting Bag INTERIOR

Jordana Paige Messenger Knitting Bag INTERIOR

We can’t forget our amazing boutique artists!  We have bags, mittens, scarves, buttons, wallets, baby gifts, stitch markers, needle felted items, greeting cards…so many great things at 20% off. 

We hope to see you there…Oh one more thing…apparently, Santa comes roaring down Main Street on a firetruck about 10am.  You can’t miss that!

Our First Spinning Weekend

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

A good time was had by all at the first Darn Knit Anyway spinning weekend.  Jen Cuff taught a lucky 4 women how to spin wool into yarn!  Jen has make a yarn addiction a little harder to cure for these amazing women!

Wheels in action

Wheels in action

Amy B working the wool

Amy B working the wool

Tour of our shop!

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Brick Alley Building

Brick Alley Building

 Our building is the first brick building on the river side when you get into Stillwater from the South.   The parking lot preceeding our building is FREE parking from November – May (even though it says pay park)  and if you can find a spot, the Brick Alley parking lot on Nelson Street behind our building is FREE all year long for our customers!

 

 

Darn Knit Anyway Storefront

Darn Knit Anyway Storefront

 

Lower Level

Lower Level

 Our lower level houses our boutique and our worsted weight yarn collections.  Our classroom is also on this level.

Lower Level Boutique

Lower Level Boutique

 

Counter Lower Level

Counter Lower Level

 
 
Upper Level top of the stairs

Upper Level top of the stairs

This is the upper level of our shop.  Our fabrics are on the wall to the right and our chunky and bulky yarns are in the cases on the left.  If you look closely, you’ll see the lounge in the back!

sock, fingering, sport weight yarns

sock, fingering, sport weight yarns

The other side of the bulky and chunky yarns is where we keep our sport, fingering and sock weight yarns.  You can see our kid spot in the back of the shop!

Kid Spot

Kid Spot

We promise your kids will be happy in our kid spot!  Chalk, color crayons, paper, cars, trains, books…you’ll get a good 15 minutes of shopping time in! 

Our Lounge

Our Lounge

If the kids aren’t quite ready to go…pull out your project or a magazine and put your feet up a while!

Upper level view from the lounge

Upper level view from the lounge

The tour is almost complete.  This is a view of the upper level from the back of the shop.  This shot gives you a better veiw of our terrific fabrics!

Lower level as seen from the top of the stairs

Lower level as seen from the top of the stairs

This is a shot of the lower level taken from the top of the stairs.  Our classroom space is through the opening on the right wall.

Our Classroom

Our Classroom

Finally our classroom!  We have plenty of room for classes of all types and sizes.  We are excited to have you join us!

Our Boutique Artists

Monday, October 19th, 2009
Boutique

Boutique

We are pleased to be selling some amazing items made by MN and WI artists.

Our Fabric Collections

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Our Fabric Wall

Our Fabrics

Amy Butler

  • Belle Collection
  • Daisy Chain Collection
  • Midwest Modern Collection
  • Love Collection (coming soon!)
  • All Amy Butler Patterns

Alexander Henry

  • Canyon Path
  • Birdsong
  • Laurel Canyon
  • Canyon Flutter
  • Senor Burrito
  • Inky Wings
  • Future Ella
  • Heavy Equipment
  • The Great Outdoors
  • Pure Muscle
  • Kiko

Micheal Miller

  • Patty Young Andalucia Collection
  • Patty Young Mezzanine
  • Dick and Jane
  • Basic Dots
  • 10th Anniversary
  • Black and White

Freespirit

  • Urban Flannels
  • Del Hi
  • Oh Boy!
  • Snow Flower

 

 

Open Knit Night Thursday!

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

We scheduled our first Open Knit Night! 

Thursday 10/22 and EVERY Thursday from 6pm – 8pm in the Lounge! 

Bring a project you are working on, need some help with or just want to show off!  Amy B will be there to talk you through a pattern or just admire your work.  We will have coffee, tea and water.  If you want your own beverage, feel free to bring it along!  

Remember, the lounge is always open for you.  Turn on your favorite TV show or just watch the river flow by!

See you Thursdays!

Oh yeah…its free!

Mitten Class Starting Tuesday 10/27

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Hands getting cold? Ready to make some mittens? Join us from 6:30 – 8:30pm Tuesday 10/27 and Tuesday 11/3.
Supply list to follow! Call us to reserve your space.
Cost $30