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March 04, 2015

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:
  1. Materials to be purchased at Downtown Knits
  2. Your cozy can be knitted, crochet or made from our wonderful fabrics.
  3. Cozies should be delivered to Downtown Knits no later then March 30th.
  4. Insert an index card inside your cozy with the following information: Name, Address, Phone & email address.
  5. Stuff the cozy so that it will stand on its own for display (no tea pots please).
  6. Voting will commence April 1st thru 30th.
  7. Purchasing customers may vote once per day

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January 14, 2015

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

Jan 20th

Tuesday

  • Review Pattern with Moon Eldridge (designer).
  • Q & A’s
  • Choose your yarn for the project.
  • Review schedule

Jan 25th

Sunday

  • Review Pattern with Moon Eldridge (designer).
  • Q & A’s
  • Choose your yarn for the project.
  • Review schedule

Jan 27

Tuesday

  • Cast on and knit first 4 inches garter ridges or more (this weeks homework)

Feb 1st

Sunday

  • Cast on and knit first 4 inches garter ridges or more (this weeks homework)

Feb 3rd

Tuesday

  • Knit pattern to under-arm (this weeks homework)
  • Discuss armhole unique shaping

Feb 8th

Sunday

  • Knit pattern to under-arm (this weeks homework)
  • Discuss armhole unique shaping

Feb 10th

Tuesday

  • Finish front & Back to shoulders
  • Review shoulder seaming and sleeve construction, belt loops and belt.

Feb 15th

Sunday

  • Finish front & Back to shoulders
  • Review shoulder seaming and sleeve construction, belt loops and belt.

Feb 17th & 22nd

Tuesday & Sunday

  • Group Photo Shoot

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December 11, 2014

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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