Short Row Magic: Shard

Short Row Magic: Shard

Have you heard of the Shard shawl by Romi Hill? It is an intriguing shawl that uses 1 skein of sock weight yarn that has been dyed to have a 12-14 inch section of color that is used throughout the project to create the short rows, or “shards” in this pattern. This is an organic knit…

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World Wide Knit in Public Day

World Wide Knit in Public Day

Grab your camping chairs, yarn and needles….it’s the annual World Wide Knit in Public Day. Join me at Yarnability on Saturday June 10 for social knitting all day. On this day thousands of knitters across the world will unite with needles held high to knit in public and join together to strengthen our community bond. “Better living…

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What’s in my notions bag?

knitting notions pouch

As we jumpstart the summer KAL/CAL this week I find myself setting up my notions and project bag with all of the “necessities” I think I will need to complete my project. I want to share with you some of the items often found in my notions bag.  Tape measure: Don’t we all need these everywhere…

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Happy Mother’s Day

mom yarn bowl

Your Mother called…and she wants YARN for Mother’s Day! Happy Mother’s Day this weekend to all of the moms and “like a moms” out there. I know I am fortunate to still have my mother, my grandmother, and be a mother to my own little girl. But I also grew up with a lot of “like…

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Second Sunday: Knitted Knockers

Knitted Knockers

Yarnability is THRILLED to be one of the most recent registered local yarn shops across the country to become part of the Knitted Knockers charitable group that provides breast cancer survivors with soft, comfortable, knitted prosthetics. Using approved yarn and patterns from the Knitted Knockers organization, join me at Yarnability on Sunday May 14 to…

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Summer Top KAL/CAL

Sirdar 7972 Top

Warm weather is upon us. That means summer knits are here! Join us at Yarnability for the summer top KAL/CAL. We have 3 great top options to choose from. The KAL/CAL will start on May 17 and end June 25, just in time for Summer! Dates/Times: Wednesday 10:30 am – 12:30pm and 6pm – 8pm OR…

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Friday Night Feet: Learn to Knit Socks

hand knit socks Friday night feet

Join us on Friday nights to rest those working feet and learn to knit socks! This 3 part class will get you started and finished with a at least one sock. If you’re adventurous you might complete a pair of socks! Class: Friday May 12, 19, 26. 6pm to 8pm. $45 covers all 3 class meetings.…

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April Showers bring May Flowers

Hanasaku Cowl

April Showers bring May Flowers. We certainly have had showers. With the month of May starting I always think of planting. So naturally, I also look at my knitting for inspiration. If I were to choose a yarn that would make me think of flowers, I would say Bamboo Bloom from Universal Yarns. This yarn is a…

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Second Sunday: Knitted Knockers

Knitted Knockers

Yarnability is THRILLED to be one of the most recent registered local yarn shops across the country to become part of the Knitted Knockers charitable group that provides breast cancer survivors with soft, comfortable, knitted prosthetics. Using approved yarn and patterns from the Knitted Knockers organization, join me at Yarnability on Sunday May 14 to…

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Winner: Cutthroat Yarn Raffle

cutthroat yarn tunic

Congratulations to our winner, Susie Salvagni, who won a skein of Sprinkles Sock yarn from Cutthroat Yarn. Thank you to everyone who came out this past weekend to visit the shop and see the Cutthroat Yarn trunk show. It is always fun to hold and squish lovely new yarns, especially when we only get to…

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