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Adventure Knitting this Thursday

Knitting Adventure with The Twisted PurlCome join us this Thursday, from 6:00-8:00, as we dive into an adventure. A knitting adventure…

A Day in the Woods is an amazingly fun pattern book by Lee Meredith.

Do you remember those books where you chose your own adventure by turning to a certain page or choosing your path?  This is just like that, but with KNITTING!!!

If you are able to contain your excitement…um what is wrong with you!??  Haha

The way this book works is you pick your path.  Your path is either a Hat, Cowl, Fingerless Mitts, or a Coffee Sleeve.  Then you choose your options like looking at a certain tree etc.  You can use any weight yarn and any size needles and easily make over 100 different pattern variations.

On Thursday, September 29th from 6:00 to 8:00 we will be embarking upon the adventure together creating a coffee sleeve.  You can choose the options of your choice, but we us all being on the same path we can help to orientate you to the glorious options available in the book.

There will be a Facebook Group page for those in the Adventure Club where you can ask questions and show off your projects.

This is just the FIRST in our Adventure Club Knitting exploration.  There are two more books in this series…so we may just be in for a long journey.

Hope you will join us!!!  CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE

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Twisted Purl Scoop Sept 1, 2015-Sept 5, 2015

Locally made Project Bags

Here’s the scoop on all the happenings this week at The Twisted Purl.

We’ve changed our late night from Thursday to Tuesday so come on out and enjoy some crafty time.

Tuesday September 1

Learn to Spin 6pm to 8pm

Want to make your own yarn? Join us as we dive into drop spindle spinning.  Kits are available in the shop.

Thursday, September 3

Scoreboard KAL kicks off

Saturday, September 5

Build a Block #1 10am to12pm

 

There is a couple more yarn deliveries coming in this week: Hikoo Simplicity and Simpliworsted and Addi Needles will be in stock.

Please feel free to stop by and sit awhile anytime!

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Build your Knitting Skills while Creating a Afghan with Build A Block

Starting in the month of September, over the next year, we’re embarking on a fun, knitting journey.  Meeting four different times a month, the Build a Block class will enrich your knitting skills as you learn new techniques.

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Each month we will be knitting one block from the Build a Block book by Michelle Knit Purl Hunter. At the end of the year, you will have enough blocks to create this amazing afghan.

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You only need to attend once a month, but please feel free to come more often!

MONTHLY SCHEDULE:
First Saturday 10am-12pm
Second Wednesday Morning 10am-12pm
Third Friday Afternoon 4pm-6pm
Fourth Tuesday Night 6pm-8pm

Please check our monthly calendar for times and be sure to sign up for our Newsletter to get monthly updates and schedules.

Below is the explanation from Michelle’s website:

“Every pattern in the “Building Blocks” book focuses on the development of a skill while knitting a lovely square. Each square, or block, builds upon the skills learned in the previous patterns, giving knitters more confidence, knowledge and skill. At the completion of the series, the reward is an abundance of knitting know-how along with 12 gorgeous blocks to assemble into a sampler afghan.”

Sign up in the shop to pay for book and supplies and join us as we learn new skills and have fun building blocks.  Questions?  Please contact us with the subject Build a Block Class.  Thank you!

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Introduction to Loom Knitting: Basic Beanie

Introduction to Loom Knitting and new Loom Knitting 911

Want to learn to knit on a loom or need help with your loom knitting?  Join in the fun!

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Our local loom knitting expert, Renita Harvey, will be teaching a Learn to Loom Knitt and Loom Knitting 911 class at the Twisted Purl in Conway, every 2nd Saturday, each month from 12pm-2pm.

In this class, you will learn how to loom knit with a current pattern using the KB Adjustable Hat Loom.

Techniques taught will be:

  • How to set up the hat loom
  • How to cast on using the Yarn Over (YO) Cast On
  • How to work in the round on a loom
  • How to work the Knit stitch
  • How to work the Purl stitch
  • How to bind off using the Gathered Bind Off method

Class is $10 plus supplies

No other loom can be substituted for this class.

Sign up at the shop anytime through The Twisted Purl.  Questions? Please contact us with Loom Knitting in the subject line.