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Pattern Review ~ The Stasia Dress by Sew Liberated

  Meet Stasia, a sewing pattern by Meg McElwee at Sew Liberated. From start to finish this dress was a joy to create. The pattern pieces and instructions are clear and easy to follow. I thought that it was very generous of Sew Liberated to include Tips for Sewing & Hemming Knits and I highly recommend reading the notes on "Fitting" if this is your first time working with Knits / Jersey. Meg offers a great explanation of negative ease.  The Stasia lines are simple yet interesting. The fit is flattering, ultra feminine and easy to wear. The most intriguing part of this design is the Basque waistline. The front of this dress drops below the waist to a subtle V,...

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Tea Cozy Competition at DownTown Knits

You’re invited to join the Tea Cozy Competition at DownTown Knits Here’s your chance to show off your creative, fun & sassy side by designing your own Tea Cozy. The sky’s the limit, go crazy…show us what you got! So here’s how it works: On April 1st, your cozy will be put on display at Downtown Knits (one cozy per person please). Through the month of April, purchasing customers will vote for their favorite cozy. We will have 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizewinners. Prizes will be awarded at our annual anniversary fashion show on May 8th, 2015 Rules: Materials to be purchased at Downtown Knits Your cozy can be knitted, crochet or made from our wonderful fabrics. Cozies should be...

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We're having a Knit-A-Long

It's cold out there...what can be better then to spend time with friends to make this beautiful sweater.  That's right, we're having a knit-a-long (KAL) and best of all, we have the designer at the shop to help us on our journey. We're going to be creating the Moraine Jacket by Moon Eldridge as seen in Interweave Knits Winter 2015. It's on display at the shop for you to see for yourself.  You will need to be able to read a pattern, knit, purl, increase, decrease... You can purchase the pattern at the shop or bring along your issue if you already have purchased it. We are meeting Tuesday nights from 6:30p - 9:00p OR Sundays afternoons from 1:00p - 4:00p.  Date Day Event...

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Check out our new Knit Kit !

You'll love this new "Knit Kit" that we've created just for you. Knit a Scarf or Hat. Everything you need is in one handy project bag. Pattern, Needles & Yarn. Perfect for travel, hanging at the coffee shop or giving to a special knitter in your life. You can stop by the Shop or order it on our website. 

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Black Friday Sale

Join us on Friday November 28th for our Annual  Black Friday SALE at 10:00am Receive 20% - 50% OFF selected Yarns and Accessories Wear your DTK shirt or sport your DTK bag and receive an additional 10% your purchase Hours for Friday 10a - 5p & 6p-9p We have lots of Holiday Gift Ideas as well Can't wait to see you at DTK! all sale items are final

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