The Little Yarn Shoppe News http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?rssfeed=1 Wed, 22 May 2024 13:41:57 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Monday Motivation- 11.15.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10877 <div style="text-align: center;"><span><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/_WZ4jx9kzBI" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Introduction- <br />Chatter on trip to Cali- came home with a LOT of sun!<br />Traditional welcome with information on the Shoppe<br /><br />Show and Tell: <br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/elfe">Elfe</a>&nbsp;sweater by Astrid Schramm<br /><br />Finished- <br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/.../shawlography-westknits-mkal-2021">Shawlography</a>&nbsp;finished, blocked, and ends sewn in! Used Dream in Color with the Saginaw custom yarn!<br /><br />Working On- <br />Swatching for a sweater with a new yarn, Peace Fleece, for Kristin's husband, Rod.<br />Pattern: Malcolm sweater using Peace Fleece in a worsted to aran weight yarn<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/stillwater-4">Stillwater</a>&nbsp;sweater by Marie Green via Olive Knits, using Urth&nbsp;Harvest Worsted yarn<br />Want to start a project from the new Verano Book by Malabrigo, may use Cotton Verano yarn<br /><br />Upcoming- <br />Early spring- a Verano project will be selected!<br /><br />Tips and Techniques- <br />Discussed: <br />N/A<br /><br />Yarns Discussed- <br />Custom dyed yarns available for a special order (made available only to the FB live)<br />New yarns by Variations- full collection available!<br /><br />More Links-<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/breathe-and-hope">Breathe and Hope</a>&nbsp;pattern by Casapinka<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purlbreak">Purlbreak</a>&nbsp;shawl by Stephen West<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/daybreak">Daybreak</a>&nbsp;shawl by Stephen West<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/delphia">Delphia</a>&nbsp;pattern by Dee O'Keefe</span></div> Monday Motivation- 10.18.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10876 <div style="text-align: center;"><span><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/z2RRYx8EEHQ" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Introduction- <br />Traditional intro and greetings<br /><br />Show and Tell: <br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/brink-sweater">Brink</a>&nbsp;sweater by Heidi May, used Cascade 128 Superwash<br /><br />Finished- <br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/.../bordered-triangles-baby-blanket">Bordered Triangles Baby Blanket</a>&nbsp;by Jill Ramos, used Cascade 128 Superwash<br />Kit is 8 skeins- 3 variegated, 3 of one solid, and 2 of the other ($100.00)<br /><br />Working On- <br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/.../shawlography-westknits-mkal-2021">Shawlography MKAL</a>&nbsp;2021- 12th Annual MKAL by Stephen West</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Need 5 skeins with contrast using Dream in Color<br /><br />Upcoming- <br />N/A<br /><br />Tips and Techniques- <br />Discussed: <br />Pattern holders and magnets<br />Working with needle kits<br />Making circular needles into straights<br />New products released by Knitters' Pride<br /><br />Yarns Discussed- <br />N/A<br /><br />More Links-<br /><br /></span></div> Monday Motivation- 9.27.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10875 <div style="text-align: center;">&lt;iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wAHP-bwIhEI" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt;&nbsp;<br /><br />Introduction-<br />Traditional introduction with the connection of Facebook- Melissa, Shoppe-Mom-Karen, and Real-Mom-Karen from the retreat.<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/catkin">Catkin</a>&nbsp;shawl by Carina Spencer, used Plymouth Sparkle and Brendalicious, both fingering weight.<br /><br />Finished-<br />Snark-O-Meter MKAL by Casapinka- Clue #5<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/carbeth">Carbeth</a>&nbsp;bulky sweater by Katie Davies Designs, used Ella Rae Chunky Merino Superwash<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/.../bordered-triangles-baby-blanket">Bordered Triangles Baby Blanket</a>&nbsp;by Jill Ramos, using Cascade 128 Superwash<br />Kit is 8 skeins- 3 variegated, 3 of one solid and 2 of the second solid ($100.00)</div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href=" http://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/.../Dream-in-Color-Fall...">Pop-Up Sock Club</a>&nbsp;is sold out for October!</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><br />Tips and Techniques-<br />Discussed:<br />The Carbeth sweater was shown for the difference it has after being blocked.&nbsp;<br />Kristin was unable to demo the wet blocking technique at the retreat- possibly she'll demo on a future FB live?<br /><br />Yarns Discussed-<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-snark-o-meter">Snark-O-Meter</a>&nbsp;kits are still available! ($132.00, includes pattern)<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>More Links-<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/.../shawlography-westknits-mkal-2021">Shawlography</a>&nbsp;MKAL by Stephen West</span></div> Monday Motivation- 9.13.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10745 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/tLeEPiO0oZM" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Introduction-<br />Greetings to everyone logging on. Chatted about the mitt pattern availability and the Malabrigo Caprio yarn- 164 yds per skein- for the&nbsp;<a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/meld-cowl">Meld Cowl</a><br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/marin-lin-cami">The Marin-Lin Cami</a>&nbsp;by Louise Lamarhe, used Gedifra Lana Mia Cotone yarns (cotton wool blend)<br /><br />Finished-<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/pat.../library/instant-shawl-galatea">Instant Shawl Galatea</a>&nbsp;by Serpil Aydinay, used Urth Galatea yarn<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/carbeth">Carbeth Sweater</a>&nbsp;by Kate Davies Designs, used Ella Rae Chunky Merino Superwash in the color Rainforest<br />100g and 136 yards, $14.99 per skein for 4-8 skeins<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-snark-o-meter">Snark-O-Meter</a>&nbsp;Casapinka MKAL, showed clue 9- clues are 1 week apart for 6 weeks<br />Knit in 4 fingering-weight skeins (we used Dream in Color's Suzette base, which is 50% superwash merino and 50% silk)</div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/.../shawlography-westknits-mkal-2021">Shawlography MKAL</a>&nbsp;by Steven West- registration started September 1st, cast-on is October 8th<br />Needed: 5 skeins with contrast, know how to knit, purl, increase/decrease<br />The Westknits MKAL is an annual mystery shawl where each section is revealed as a surprise over the course of four weeks in October.<br />Kits available!</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><br />Tips and Techniques-<br />Discussed:<br />Discontinued yarn:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.katia.com/EN/patterns-autumn-winter-woman-vest-6101-46.html?fbclid=IwAR3t53oNw2sljz5AfFv1jSAP-1yN5xcVsx6DKL6GwlK2j7EGiPRQj2zXU7E">Katia</a> in the color "Melody"<br />Kits for a&nbsp;<a href="https://www.katia.com/EN/patterns-autumn-winter-woman-poncho-6101-49.html?fbclid=IwAR1gtAHOiJGy6XmHb43P1SoTiKw4fctV2RFhgEructWI8VCSa1BMGnXXJX4">poncho</a> are available! Skeins are $15.00 (reg. $24.99)<br />Sample sweater is Pattern No. 15 (4 skeins)<br /><br />Yarns Discussed-<br />Stephen West yarn combinations<br />Contrasting color for Harmony- Different kit colors available (see live or visit the Shoppe)<br /><br />Supporting Small Businesses:<br /><a href="https://www.beagiospizzami.com/home">Beagio's Pizza</a>&nbsp;in Kingston, MI<br />Valerie's Downtown across from SVRC Market<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>More Links-<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/curlicue-coverlet">Curlicue Coverlet</a>&nbsp;by Annie Dempesy</span></div> Monday Motivation- 8.30.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10744 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/eA3XWtj2a8Q" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Introduction-<br />Chatted with everyone in the comments- no live next week (Labor Day).<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/portage-4">Portage sweater</a>&nbsp;by Melissa Schaschwary, used Malabrigo Arroyo<br /><br />Finished-<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/.../library/babys-day-out-ensemble">Baby's Day Out Ensemble</a>&nbsp;by Doreen L. Marquart, used Plymouth cotton yarns<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-snark-o-meter">Snark-O-Meter KAL</a>&nbsp;by Casapinka, used the Dream in Color kit (Merino and Silk) NOTE: the Shoppe sample is knit with Brediculous, Icemelon's Stash, and Dream in Color.<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/curlicue-coverlet">Curlicue Coverlet</a>&nbsp;by Annie Dempsey, using Cumulus by Juniper Moon Farm<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/carbeth">Carbeth Sweater</a>&nbsp;by Katie Davies Designs, using Ella Rae Chunky Merino Superwash in the color Rainforest</div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Pattern for the LYS fingerless mitts nearly finished!<br />Annual Steven West MKAL- Registration starts September 1st at 4pm (Amsterdam time), cast-on October 8th<br />Needed: 5 skeins with contrast! Also need to know how to knit, purl, increase/decrease<br />The Westknits MKAL is an annual mystery shawl where each section is revealed as a surprise over the course of four weeks in October.&nbsp;<br />Possible: Yarn matching party?</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><br />Tips and Techniques-<br />Discussed:<br />N/A<br /><br />Yarns Discussed-<br />Pop-Up Club is starting in September! (Photo posted)<br />Knitting/Crochet Retreat Thursday-Sunday at Bay Shores<br />September 23rd until September 26th<br />Triple-occupancy room: $260/person<br />Double: $280/person<br />Single: $340/person<br />Ravelry Pattern Support:<br />Prices of patterns help both the designer and our Shoppe!<br />Pattern printing is available for 25 cents per page.<br />Shoppe space is available for Thursday Night Knitting- if you would like food, call in your order to one of the regular food vendors and they'll be happy to have your paid order ready for you!<br />Yarns for the <a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/butterfly--papillon">Butterfly/Papillion</a>&nbsp;projects by MarinJaKnits are back in stock!<br />Harmony DK is back in stock for the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ravelry.com/pat.../library/topographical-scarf-2">Topographical Scarf</a> by MarinJaKnits<br />NOTE: Kristin suggests using regular wrap-and-turns for the pattern<br /><br />NEW Yarns:<br />Galatea Bulky hand-dyed 100% cotton yarn by Urth ($21.00)<br />Possible pattern:&nbsp;<a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/pat.../library/instant-shawl-galatea">Instant Shawl Galatea</a> by Serpil Aydinay<br />Malabrigo box opening!&nbsp;<br />Silkpaca lace (50g, $12.00)<br />Mora fingering (50g, $22.99)<br />Sock fingering (50g, $19.99)<br />Arroyo DK (100g, $19.99)<br />Verano worsted cotton (100g, $14.99)<br />Nube Roving (4oz, $15.00)<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>More Links-</span></div> Monday Motivation- 8.23.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10720 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/XJYfXCnACpo" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Introduction-<br />Greeting to everyone logging on and chatting about projects, as usual<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:<br />Nothing to show, way too hot for knitted garments!<br /><br />Finished-<br />Slipping Sideways Pullover by Turquoise Toque Designs, used Cascade Silk Paint Yarns<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-snark-o-meter">Snark-O-Meter Casapinka</a>&nbsp;KAL, used the Dream in Color kit (Merino and Silk blend)<br />NOTE: Shoppe version is knit with Brediculous, Dream in Color, and Icemelon's Stash yarns<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/curlicue-coverlet">Curlicue Coverlet</a>&nbsp;by Annie Dempsey, using Cumulus yarn by Juniper Moon Farm<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../library/babys-day-out-ensemble">Baby's Day Out Ensemble</a>&nbsp;by Doreen L. Marquart, using a new yarn from Plymouth- to be revealed!!</div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Post on the Craft-Along Facebook Group!</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><br />Tips and Techniques-<br />Discussed:<br />Discussion on tonal colors<br />Used the Sharks shawl for show and tell!<br /><br />Yarns Discussed-<br />Pop-Up Club colors are posted on our website for pre-orders!<br />Dream in Color "Love Language" kit includes a project bag, a pompom maker, and enough yarn for either a hat and two mittens, or two hats.<br />Patterns included are Floral Perspective and Diamond Mindset- kits scheduled to be shipped to stores the week of October 1st ($73.50)<br />Inspire, Create, Repeat by Jen Chapman kits are available ($60.00), see the website for colors!<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>More Links-<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/pat.../library/instant-shawl-galatea">Instant Shawl Galatea</a>&nbsp;by Serpil Adyinay<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/pat.../library/topographical-scarf-2">Topographical Scarf</a>&nbsp;by MarinJaKnits<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/butterfly--papillon">Butterfly Shawl</a>&nbsp;by MarinJaKnits</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/carbeth">Carbeth</a>&nbsp;by Kate Davies Designs<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/portage-4">Portage</a>&nbsp;sweater by Melissa Schaschwary</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> Monday Motivation- 8.16.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10719 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/pd2pBEmdS4o" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Introduction-<br />Greeting to everyone logging on, chatting about everyone's projects.<br />No Live on Labor day!<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/pat.../library/inspire-create-repeat">Inspire, Create, Repeat</a>&nbsp;Shawl by Jen Chapman, used a LYS Yarn Kit (Merino and Alpaca blend)<br /><br />Finished-<br />First clue for the <a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-snark-o-meter">Snark-O-Meter Casapinka KAL</a>, using Dream in Color kit (Merino and Silk blend)<br />NOTE: The Shoppe version is knit with Brediculous, Dream in Color, and Icemelon's Stash yarns<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/.../slipping-sideways-pullover">Slipping Sideways Pullover</a>&nbsp;by Turquoise Toque Designs, using Cascade Silk Paint yarns<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/stillwater-4">Stillwater</a>&nbsp;by Marie Green, using Urth Uneek yarn<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Possible dying class in the center kitchen at the SVRC Market!</div> <div style="text-align: center;">Local dyer needed for inventory yarns in the Shoppe<br />Discussed the possibility of a dye class at the retreat!<br /><br />Tips and Techniques-<br />Discussed:<br />How to wear shawls! Talked about shawl cuffs, pins, tucking the tails under- wrapping the shawl crossed around the waist or around your shoulders, tied in the back for a shrug look<br />Pink Knits video for the "flick knitting" technique<br />Showed how a split stitch looks when knit, and discussed how to repair.<br />When undoing a hank of yarn, check the ties! If they are crossed, there's a tangled mess in your future.<br /><br />Yarns Discussed-<br />Brediculous, Dream in Color, and Icemelon's Stash- fingering weight yarn, mixed colors for shawls<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>More Links-<br /><a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/271356741054550">Craft-Along with the LYS!</a>&nbsp;(Facebook Group)</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ribbed-shawl-cuff">Ribbed Shawl Cuff</a>&nbsp;by Rachel Smith Anderson</span></div> Monday Motivation- 8.9.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10718 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Flu2R2GT5YU" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe>&nbsp;<br /><br />Introduction-<br />Standard introduction, hellos and chatting!<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/meld-cowl">Meld Cowl</a>&nbsp;by Lisa Mutch, used 3 skeins of Malabrigo Caprio in colors chosen by Victoria<br /><br />Finished-<br />Fingerless Mitts, a LYS Pattern- used excess yarn from the Meld Cowl<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../slipping-sideways-pullover">Slipping Sideways</a>&nbsp;Pullover by Turquoise Toque Designs, using Cascade Silk Paints and Heritage<br />Stillwater Sweater by Marie Green, using Urth Uneek Worsted yarn<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Bringing in all ongoing projects!<br /><br />Tips and Techniques-<br />Discussed:<br />Part of the Meld cowl shows the technique of knitting each row on a circular needle with the wrap reversed so you don't have to purl.<br /><br />Yarns Discussed-<br />Dream in Color Saginaw Sunset will be reordered!&nbsp;<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/knit-night-2">Knit Night Shawl</a>&nbsp;by Louise Zass-Bangham, using Saginaw Sunset<br />The Brediculous Saginaw Sparkle will NOT be reordered!<br />Brenda and Heather Custom Color- SaginAwesome self-striping yarn arrived!<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sock-arms">Sock Arms Sweater</a>&nbsp;is great for using any self-striping yarns<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/typhoon">Typhoon</a>&nbsp;by Josh Ryks-Robinsky<br />Knit Me Baby One More Time by Mary Annarella<br />Victoria's cowl from the Rasta: Studio Style book<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>More Links-<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../shiprock-2-double-kerchief-cowl">Shiprock 2</a>&nbsp;Cowl by MaggieBelize<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/checkerwork-hat">Checkerwork</a>&nbsp;Hat by Vexy<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/spectra">Spectra</a>&nbsp;by Stephen West<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../self-striping-ponytail-hat">Self-Striping Ponytail Hat</a>&nbsp;by Lena Mathisson<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-snark-o-meter">Snark-O-Meter</a>&nbsp;KAL by Casapinka</span></div> Monday Motivation- 8.2.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10662 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe title="YouTube video player" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YdLfAF1r9yc" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Introduction-<br />Traditional welcome- asked about everyone's projects and chatted about the yarn crawl!</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><br />Show and Tell:<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/gallatin-scarf">Gallatin Scarf</a>&nbsp;by Kris Basta, knit in red Araucania Mana, worsted weight<br /><br />Finished-<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/pat.../library/straightforward-mitts">Straightforward Mitts</a>&nbsp;by Mine Drager, using Brediculous CUSTOM yarn in colorway Saginaw Sparkle<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/knit-night-2">Knit Night</a>&nbsp;shawl by Louise Zass-Bangham, using Dream in Color CUSTOM yarn in colorway Saginaw Sunset<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../slipping-sideways-pullover">Slipping Sideways Pullover</a>&nbsp;by Turquoise Toque Designs, using Cascade Silk Paints yarn<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/meld-cowl">Meld</a>&nbsp;cowl by Lisa Mitch, will use Malabrigo Caprino yarns in colors chosen by Victoria!<br /><br />Tips and Techniques-<br />Discussed:<br />All the tips available at http://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/shop/Kits.htm<br />Restock your Stash Grab Bags available at four different price points- $25, $50, $75, and $100<br /><br />Yarns Discussed-<br />CUSTOM DYED Anniversary yarns dyed by Brediculous (Saginaw Sparkle; $29.99) and Dream in Color (Saginaw Sunset; $34.99)<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/zuma-poncho">Zuma Poncho</a>&nbsp;by Grace Akhrem uses Araucania Mana, (on sale for $25, reg. $35)<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>More Links-<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/calypso-cowlette">Calypso Cowlette</a>&nbsp;by Kara Gott Warner</span></div> Monday Motivation- 7.26.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10646 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe title="YouTube video player" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/WdFKCHGgjbo" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Introduction-<br />Off-site location: at the Clare County Fairgrounds!</div> <div style="text-align: center;">Chatted about the I-75 Yarn Crawl extended hours- Sunday (11-4), Monday (10-6), and Tuesday (10-6)</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><br />Show and Tell:<br />NEW Anniversary yarns!<br />Both are fingering weight-<br />Dream in Color's entry is a beautiful grey with pink and orange tones, titled Saginaw Sunset<br />Brediculous' entry has fabulous bright tones of yellow, blue, and peach, titled Saginaw<br />The inspiration photo will be posted!<br /><br />Finished-<br />No new finished projects!<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/pat.../library/straightforward-mitts">Straightforward Mitts</a>&nbsp;by Mone Drager, using the Brediculous Anniversary yarn<br />Designed so both mitts are identical, so you just knit two alike.<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patt.../library/twisted-skein-swatch">Twisted Skein Swatch</a>&nbsp;by Ron Warren and <a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/knit-night-2">Knit Night</a>&nbsp;by Louise Zass-Bangham, both using the Dream in Color Anniversary yarn<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">I-75 Yarn Crawl!&nbsp;<br />Full week of shopping including Sunday from 11-4!<br /><a href="https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.littleyarnshoppe.com%2Fmodule%2Fclass.htm%3FclassId%3D317866%26fbclid%3DIwAR3nGSbBVH5JTXvpdYySQsJNzFN6PU9C0sVWiQZxv9dzyQKl6HHaB__3aKM&amp;h=AT09ff_xVbwuXbwYVUTne-NRCFo1iCS5F6Ng75-0eGdJBvR7WASJRSSV7B1oL4vsZYtnoPjIQNxv84xNgbJeBDG8E3y1dbUvexDysSFsCUERCcWQaUdF70BjMF_1eMHPE317eZXLdlMnP51A&amp;__tn__=R]-R&amp;c[0]=AT0-cz3AYB5HaowyaJOjk97kYFg3Pw1EGTBRl5iDUO7o1AU_txm1SGp0K7VmaIHPPQ9qrbx9T8sxk16QKIm4pI1fUzQVIlrpLqnDSrT4aXJYzxzBf6mHqcQUFvN07VNA0WtLWftMLOaxLe52Tn9bvuSAJ6FUhZD_e5zBPSyossSAJEPPsZwXgdVDfnYU3rZ3mQLAXms6YwF9CwRFcg">Shoppe's 6th Anniversary Retreat</a>&nbsp;at Bay Shore- Sept. 23rd thru 26th<br />Room per occupancy: 3 for $260/person, 2 for $280/person, and single room for $340/person<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>More Links-<br /><br /></span></div> Monday Motivation- 7.19.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10645 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe title="YouTube video player" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YxyjNCqyK_A" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Wearing-</div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/divine-drape-cowl">Divine Drape Cowl</a>&nbsp;by Gretchen Tracy, used Plymouth Pendenza</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><br />Finished-<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../library/easton-striped-pullover">Easton Striped Pullover</a>&nbsp;by Alexandra Tavel, used Urth Harmony Bulky in Rainbow, Malabrigo Bulky in Black<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/.../slipping-sideways-pullover">Slipping Sideways Pullover</a>&nbsp;by Turquoise Toque Designs, using Cascade Silk Paint Yarns<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/stillwater-4">Stillwater</a>&nbsp;Sweater by Marie Green, using Urth Uneek Worsted yarn<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Post-Covid yarn sale?&nbsp;<br />Details Coming-<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/miromesnil">Miromesnil</a>&nbsp;by Cleonis- a larger-needled fingering-weight sweater with loads of options- can possibly be held with mohair!<br /><a href="http://thei75yarncrawl.com/">I-75 Yarn Crawl</a>- passports online! Runs July 30th thru August 7th<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span>Tips and Tricks-<br /></span>Discussed:<br />Talked about picking up stitches along the side of the Slipping Sideways Pullover, and needing blocking pins. Showed the different types of pins and colors.<br />Demonstrated the sleeves for the Stillwater and putting stitches on enough holding yarn, so as to try on for adjustments.<br /><br />Yarns Discussed-<br />Plymouth Pendenza- 100% Egyptian cotton, 240 yds, $15<br /></span></div> Monday Motivation- 7.12.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10644 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe title="YouTube video player" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/VMMojiBqOPM" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Introduction-<br />Information about promotion of the Shoppe on Facebook<br /><br />Wearing-</div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/pat.../library/topographical-scarf-2">Topographical Scarf</a>&nbsp;by MarinJaKnits, used Urth Harmony DK yarn<br />300 yards per skein, $28.50 each<br />Chevron Scarf by Kristin, used 2 skeins of any DK yarn<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/stillwater-4">Stillwater</a>&nbsp;by Marie Green from Olive Knits, used Urth Uneek worsted<br />Showed the area of blending a new skein.</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><br />Finished-<br />No new finished projects!<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../library/easton-striped-pullover">Easton Striped Pullover</a>&nbsp;by Alexandra Tavel, using Urth's bulky rainbow yarn (LIMITED EDITION) and Malabrigo Chunky&nbsp;<br />Stillwater by Marie Greene<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../slipping-sideways-pullover">Slipping Sideways</a>&nbsp;pullover by Turquoise Toque Designs, using Cascade Silk Paint yarns<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Anniversary yarns to be revealed soon!<br /><a href="http://thei75yarncrawl.com/">I-75 Yarn Crawl</a>&nbsp;Jul. 30-Aug. 7<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span>Tips and Tricks-<br /></span>Discussed:<br />When working with your knitting on bind-offs, break yarn and start bind-off at the other end to save yarnl.<br /><br />Yarns Discussed-<br /><a href="https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.littleyarnshoppe.com%2Fshop%2FYarn%2Fp%2FDream-in-Color-Fall-2021-Pop-up-Club-PRE-ORDER-x58647969.htm%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR17r35RtRw5pSx-CXQxBz72LXj1D9BqFKYse8wufdxVLjLy_xlB9tt07Ts&amp;h=AT21AA0auwRFlKUCfWJHcQ7RNX-4w-GCkn-4hwnYwIfnBDrIPrbJjDqV7zmg8vvj4i-9PC-FBfbJPYNVKiqeFl6E326AU3xQXLPWfjXGqgO4wsf1wWdRroIa-8QB0sQWYdU82ag0NeIF-bPK&amp;__tn__=R]-R&amp;c[0]=AT2YKxqhEZu-esKMcebBHBTg1CHhshKHHz22Z_o3MBmcRBULzoXJwle7vB7ZkDo8YtlQfYWD38ITivarKvjRNSCi4Mp-IzCqWduPfpGCFQO094E32eJa7lhSEJo1XtpdP4kBu1Kp3TQ70Aw8oBYG_NINDYDH50W1eqQuMhA21XzJqLN8glvADYV5a6omHYoL6XEW-shJnx3_SkTaQf8">Dream in Color Pop-Up Club</a>- Sept.-Dec.&nbsp;<br />Pre-order $31.99 ($34.99 reg.)<br />NOTE: If you'd like to secure one skein from each month, you must add each month to your cart seperately.<br />There is a small amount of the spring club yarns left!<br />NEW!&nbsp;<a href="https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.littleyarnshoppe.com%2Fshop%2FYarn%2Fp%2FDream-in-Color-Fall-2021-Sock-It-Club-PRE-ORDER-x58648117.htm%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR3nGSbBVH5JTXvpdYySQsJNzFN6PU9C0sVWiQZxv9dzyQKl6HHaB__3aKM&amp;h=AT27KdW1RBZhQMr0i1jAXc2sp95ccDj02ko-mhyGe4dSct628eL_LnfcCUU0aRCk_nV8YEAdLxyLgL_0mm8H9cEfNu0wsVhq5brI8TiC_mC_r3ddOb5w_6L8FNOcQK_ItkVRHKHivRMCOUrY&amp;__tn__=R]-R&amp;c[0]=AT2YKxqhEZu-esKMcebBHBTg1CHhshKHHz22Z_o3MBmcRBULzoXJwle7vB7ZkDo8YtlQfYWD38ITivarKvjRNSCi4Mp-IzCqWduPfpGCFQO094E32eJa7lhSEJo1XtpdP4kBu1Kp3TQ70Aw8oBYG_NINDYDH50W1eqQuMhA21XzJqLN8glvADYV5a6omHYoL6XEW-shJnx3_SkTaQf8">Dream In Color Sock-It Club</a><br />85% Merino 15% Nylon<br />Pre-order $33.99 ($37.50 reg.)<br />Starts August-November 2021<br /></span></div> Monday Motivation- 7.5.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10635 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe title="YouTube video player" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/69eytStNeX4" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br />Introduction-<br />Chatted about the Bay City Fireworks- enjoyed the tourists' first viewing<br /><br />Wearing-</div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:<br />Ragnar crochet shawl by Monika Evans, used fingering sock-weight yarn</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><br />Finished-<br />Deb's project: Malaquite Tee by Amy Gunderson, used Cascade Rozlin yarn<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/stillwater-4">Stillwater</a>&nbsp;by Marie Green, using Urth Uneek worsted yarn<br />Topographical Scarf by MarinJaKnits, using Urth Harmony DK<br />Note: The contrast yarn rows in the pattern works as a lifeline!<br />Victoria's project: Noncho by Casapinka, using Malabrigo Sussuro yarn<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">For the new Little Yarn Shoppe anniversary yarn color, voted for same/different pattern per dyer<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span>Tips and Tricks-<br /></span>Discussed:<br />Handmade row counters: more are available in the Shoppe ($20.00 each)<br />Top-down sweaters are great for an easy try-on as you knit<br />Tip: Make sure you use a generous amount of scrap yarn for your sleeves.</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><br />Yarns Discussed:<br />The "Special Anniversary" hand-dyed yarns are in, and samples are being knit up. Possibly a surprise early showing will happen!<br />All yarns are fingering weight.<br /><br />Malabrigo sock: 100% merino wool- NO nylon, lots of new colors!<br /><br />New Yarn- Malabrigo Caprino<br />DK weight, 164 yards per skein&nbsp;<br />80% fine merino, 20% cashmere<br /><br />More Links:</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../slipping-sideways-pullover">Slipping Sideways</a>&nbsp;pullover by Turquoise Toque Designs<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/miromesnil">Miromesnil</a>&nbsp;pattern by Cleonis<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/divine-drape-cowl">Divine Drape</a>&nbsp;cowl by Gretchen Tracy<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../library/easton-striped-pullover">Easton Striped Pullover</a>&nbsp;by Alexandra Tavel</div> Monday Motivation- 6.21.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10591 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe title="YouTube video player" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/_EVXh2NDjlg" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br /> <div>Introduction-<br />Different location- over with family<br /><br />Wearing-</div> <div>Show and Tell: <br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/summer-shandy-top">Summer Shandy</a>&nbsp;sweater by Megan Williams, used Heritage Paints in Peruvian tones</div> <div><br />Finished-<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/summer-shandy-top">Summer Shandy</a><br /><br /></div> <div><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/curlicue-coverlet">Curlicue coverlet</a>&nbsp;by Annie Dempsey, used Cumulus yarn by Juniper Moon<br /><br /></div> <div><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fireworks-8">Fireworks KAL</a><br /><br /></div> <div><span><span>Tips and Tricks-<br /></span>Discussed:<br />Packing your knitting first for a trip<br />Knitting for speed- continental or English throw<br />SSK- When to use a slip in the purl direction<br />Knitting two stitches together through a back loop<br />Holding a dropped stitch with a safety pin- pin the stitch to your cable for an easy repair.<br />Knitting backwards in place of purling is convenient for small count areas and socks</span></div> <div><span><br />More Links:</span></div> <div>Knitting in Reverse-&nbsp;<a href="https://youtu.be/jw626WVERoc">Continental 1</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="https://youtu.be/ZIo-m6vfd-U">2</a>&nbsp;<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../library/ankers-sweater---my-size">Anker's Sweater</a>&nbsp;by PetiteKnit<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rose-window-tee">Working on the Rose Window</a>&nbsp;tee by Kathryn Ware<br /><br /></div> </div> Monday Motivation- 6.14.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10575 <div style="text-align: center;"><iframe style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" title="YouTube video player" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZFOZDk-MubA" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><br /><br /> <div>Introduction-<br />Hello's to viewers, intro with Victoria<br /><br />Wearing-</div> <div><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/deschain">Deschain</a>&nbsp;by Leila Raven, used Topaz yarns<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../library/darn-knit-kinetic-cowl">Darn Knit Kinetic Cowl</a>&nbsp;by Carlie Stipe, used Malabrigo Rasta</div> <div>Show and Tell:<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fireworks-8">Fireworks</a>&nbsp;sweater by , used Urth Harvest yarn<br /><br /></div> <div><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tinos-2">Tinos cowl</a>&nbsp;by Hilary Smith Callis, using Louet Gems<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/daystar">Daystar</a>&nbsp;shawl by Francois Stewart Designs, using Smooshy with Cashmere and seed-beads from Purple Sage<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/noncho">Noncho poncho</a>&nbsp;by Casapinka, using Malabrigo Susurro<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/summer-shandy-top">Summer Shandy</a>&nbsp;striped sweater by , using Heritage Paints in Peruvian tones<br /><br /></div> <div><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fireworks-8">Fireworks KAL</a>&nbsp;(Urth Harvest yarn)<br />Finishing the KAL<br />Sleeves- technique<br /><br /></div> <div><span><span>Tips and Tricks-<br /></span>Discussed:<br />When knitting drops its wrap stitches and they become too tight to slide, change out your feeding needle to a smaller size.<br />(Example used:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/storm-shawl-5">Storm Shawl</a> by Jojo Locatekli, used Malabrigo Mora 100% Silk)<br />Gave a list of needle sets that are available in the shoppe.<br />Asked for everyone's input about their favorites.</span></div> <div>Classes:<br />Deb- Mondays and Wednesdays, Beginning Knitting &amp; Beyond<br />Joyce- Thursday, June 24 night; double knit<br />Marie Greene July 1, KAL cast-on</div> <div></div> <div><span>Yarns Discussed-<br />UNBOXING: Malabrigo (Susurro, Rasta, Rios, Chunky, and Anniversario), Shaina pattern, Rasta Studio Style book<br /><br />More Links:</span></div> <div><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sockhead-slouch-hat">Sockhead Slouch</a>&nbsp;hat by Kelly McClure<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/why-wait-">Why Wait?</a>&nbsp;cowl by Susan Ashcroft</div> </div> Monday Motivation- 5.17.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10565 <div style="text-align: center;"><span>&lt;iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/FB0H0L6R2v8" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt;<br /><a href="https://fb.watch/63bEcX2Flj/"><br /></a></span>Introduction-<br />Chatted about Melissa being away<br /><br />Wearing-</div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/siena-3">Siena</a> pattern by Erika Knight, used Hempathy, suggested Roslyn yarn also</div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Curlicue Coverlet by Annie Dempsey, used Cumulus by Juniper Moon Farms<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">KAL by <a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/olive-knits">Olive Knits</a>- "<a href="https://www.oliveknits.com/fireworks-4day-kal/">Fireworks</a>" using Urth Harvest DK<br />Discussed details of the design<br />May 28th for pre-order<br />June 7th, can show sweater<br />KAL duration: July 1-31<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span>Tips and Tricks-<br /></span>Discussed:</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Knitting a gauge swatch for the KAL pattern, has a 2-inch ease<br />What is the difference between a nupp and a bobble? Nupps are a technique from Estonia, and are like smaller bobbles.<br />Butterfly Shawl- showed the color difference in the three edging colors</div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Yarns Discussed-<br />TOlan colors of Fingering weight yarns for the Butterfly Shawl<br /><br />More Links:</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Alfresco hat by Marie Greene</span></div> Monday Motivation- 5.3.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10564 <div style="text-align: center;"><span>&lt;iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wdMXSotU9-w" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt;<br /><a href="https://fb.watch/63anO4pKml/"><br /></a></span>Introduction-<br />Chatted about the weather and the new SVRC Marketplace logo<br /><br />Wearing-</div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell:<a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/little-white-cardi"> Little White Cardi</a> by Kate Oates, used LYS merino and alpaca</div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span><span>Finished</span></span><span><span>-</span><br /></span></span><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/little-white-cardi">Little White Cardi</a>&nbsp;by Kate Oates<br />- Chatted about having to re-knit the sleeves due to knitting on the wrong size needle<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">KAL Olive Knits swatch, used Harvest DK by Urth Yarns<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">4-Day Fireworks KAL by Marie Greene from Olive Knits<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span>Tips and Tricks-<br /></span>Discussed:<br />Ease in a sweater- socks have negative ease<br />The Little White Cardi by Kate Oates is a fitted sweater- it has 2 inches of positive ease.</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">When a sweater is a fitted design, go up a size for more room in the garment.<br /><br />When a mistake is left in a garment on purpose, it's called a "humility stitch."<br /><br />How long it will take to knit a project: Measure 5 yard of yarn and knit that, timing how long it takes.&nbsp;<br />Example: knit 5 yards in 10 minutes- if your project has 500 yards of yarn, 100*10 mins = 16.67 hours.<br /><br />Gauge: Make sure your swatch is knitted in the round, or flat, depending on the technique needed for your project.<br />Gauge help&nbsp;with&nbsp;<a href="https://youtube.com/c/SuzanneBryan">Suzanne Bryan</a></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><br />Unboxing:&nbsp;<br />Urth yarn for the butterfly shawl<br />May Dream In Color yarn club</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><br />More Links:</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/toph-2">Toph</a>&nbsp;hat by Wooly Wormhead<br /><a href="v=https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/spikelet-mitts">Spikelet Mitts</a>&nbsp;by Svetlana Kochkina<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/totally-wild">Totally Wild</a>&nbsp;mitts by Tracey Lee<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../leafy-knit-look-slouchy-beanie">Leafy Knit-Look Slouchy Beanie</a>&nbsp;by Adriana M.</span></div> Monday Motivation- 6.7.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10554 <div style="text-align: center;"><span><iframe title="YouTube video player" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/tfPqF_6azM0" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><a href="https://fb.watch/60yLshH9Ip/"><br /><br /></a></span>Introduction-<br />Asked for live "Hello's" and replay responses, possible time changes, and about what everyone is working on.<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/.../the-journey-to-purl-island">Journey to Purl Island</a>&nbsp;by Alexis Hoy<br /><br />Wearing-</div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell: Summer Sorrel sweater</div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span><span>Finished</span></span><span><span>-</span><br /></span></span><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/summer-sorrel">Summer Sorrel</a>&nbsp;top by Wool and Pine, used NEW Gusto Wool sock by Urth Yarns<br /><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patt.../library/puget-sound-pullover">Puget Sound pullover</a>&nbsp;by Kay Hopkins, used Malabrigo DK - Arroyo<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Working On-<br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/curlicue-coverlet">Curlicue Coverlet</a>&nbsp;by Annie Dempsey, used Cumulus by Juniper Moon Farm<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/summer-shandy-top">Summer Shandy</a>&nbsp;top by Megan Williams, used Heritage Paints, Peruvian<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Upcoming-</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fireworks-8">Fireworks sweater</a>&nbsp;by Olive Knits (Cast on KAL July 1, 2021), used Urth Harvest DK<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span>Tips and Tricks-<br /></span>Discussed:</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Even if you feel a sweater is too warm...knit a summer sweater and wear it in the winter!<br />Comments on:&nbsp;<br />Code ends June 17th for the You Are Enough LYS day shawl</div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span>Yarns Discussed-<br />Heritage Paints- discount offer for one week to Live and Replay watchers (19.99 reg to 15.99)<br />Heritage Peruvian tone (18.00)<br />Urth Harvest DK (26.50)<br /><br />More Links:</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/typhoon">Typhoon Shawl</a>&nbsp;by Josh Ryks-Robinsky</span></div> Monday Motivation- 5.24.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10523 <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span><iframe title="YouTube video player" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/rB04pHgEkaA" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe></span><span><br /></span><a href="https://fb.watch/5Kg-sYjyC8/"><span><br /></span></a></span>Introduction-<br />Discussed the Farmers' Market<br />Asked for masks to continue being worn in the store<br />Group knitting 1-4pm Wednesdays thru Fridays<br />I-75 Yarn Crawl July 30 - Aug 7<br />World Wide Knit In Public Day - June 12<br /><br />Wearing-</div> <div style="text-align: center;">Show and Tell: <a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/after-the-rain-3">After the Rain striped sweater by Heidi Kirrmaier</a>; Used Roslyn by Cascade</div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span><span>Finished</span></span><span><span>-</span><br /></span></span>N/A<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span>Working On-<br /></span></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href=" https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/curlicue-coverlet">Curlicue Coverlet blanket by Annie Dempsey</a>; Used Cumulus by Juniper Moon<br /><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/summer-sorrel">Summer Sorrel sweater by Wool and Pine</a>; Used NEW Gusto by Urth Yarns<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span>Upcoming-</span></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Custom yarns for the Shoppe's 6th anniversary during the I-75 Yarn Crawl<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span>Tips and Tricks-<br /></span>Discussed:</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">Replacing dropped or needle slipped-off stitches; Keep the leg of your stitches correct.<br />Counting bind-off stitches: count ALL of the flip-overs!<br />Using a row counting chain tool from Purple Sage Beads</div> <div style="text-align: center;">Comments on:&nbsp;<br />Information about Retreat<br />Portuguese Knitting<br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span><span><span>Yarns Discussed-<br />Roslyn<br />Gusto Wool<br /><br />More Links:</span></span></span></div> Monday Motivation- 5.10.2021 http://www.littleyarnshoppe.comhttps://www.littleyarnshoppe.com/modules/news.htm?newsId=10499 <div style="text-align: center;">&lt;iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4JnMQ-WUI9o" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt;<br /><br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #060202;"><strong>Wearing-</strong></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #060202;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lime Green Short-sleeve Pattern- "Waves of Change" Jacket</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #060202;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Yarn- Sugar Bush: Canoe</span><br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="color: #060202;"><strong>Finished</strong></span><strong><span style="color: #060202;">-</span> <br /></strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="color: #2ca0fd;">&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/spikelet-mitts"><span style="color: #2ca0fd;">Spikelet Mitts (crochet)</span></a> &nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <span style="color: #050505; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #f0f2f5; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none;"><br /></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="color: #010000;"> Totally Wild Mitt (knit)</span></span><br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #010000;"><strong>Working On-<br /></strong><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong>Mozaika Tunes (mosaic, crochet)</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #010000;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sneak peek of a 4-day sweater project and a change in dyelot issue</span><br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #010000;"><strong>Upcoming-</strong></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #010000;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Discussed starting a fingering weight tube scarf with Dream in Color scrap material</span><br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #010000;"><strong>Tips and Tricks-<br /></strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Discussed:</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #010000;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Working with striped yarns</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="color: #010000;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Unwinding Hanks and doing an intertwining of two colors (ex.</span> <span style="color: #2ca0fd;"><a href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/butterfly--papillon"><span style="color: #2ca0fd;">Papillion</span></a></span><span style="color: #080303;">)</span></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="color: #080303;">&nbsp; Mary Maxim and their colorway display of shawls</span></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #080303;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Blocking:</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #080303;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; How you don't weave your ends in until after blocking</span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #080303;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sneak Peek of the 4-day sweater, showed color and dyelot issues</span><br /><br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt; color: #080303;"><strong><strong>Yarns Discussed-<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></strong><span style="background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Sugar Bush: Canoe</span></span></div> <div dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #080303; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> Cumulus cotton</span></div> <div dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #080303; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> Unboxing of:</span></div> <div dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #080303; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"> Urth Uneek fingering colorway</span><br /><br /><strong>More Links-</strong><br /></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="color: #050505; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #f0f2f5; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none; font-size: 12pt;">You Are Enough:</span></span><span style="color: #2ca0fd;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #f0f2f5; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none;"> </span></span><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><a class="oajrlxb2 g5ia77u1 qu0x051f esr5mh6w e9989ue4 r7d6kgcz rq0escxv nhd2j8a9 nc684nl6 p7hjln8o kvgmc6g5 cxmmr5t8 oygrvhab hcukyx3x jb3vyjys rz4wbd8a qt6c0cv9 a8nywdso i1ao9s8h esuyzwwr f1sip0of lzcic4wl py34i1dx gpro0wi8" href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/you-are-enough?fbclid=IwAR0BEfHaBJsY9sBhr_6ikG0d7p4Mo8tN6VMVPkcmGbbpevPYACsJiIInjmQ" rel="nofollow noopener" role="link" tabindex="0" target="_blank" style="color: var(--blue-link); cursor: pointer; text-decoration: none; outline: none; list-style: none; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; touch-action: manipulation; background-color: #f0f2f5; text-align: start; display: inline; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; font-family: 'Segoe UI Historic', 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; border: 0px initial initial;"><span style="color: #2ca0fd;">https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/you-are-enough</span></a></span></span></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="color: #050303; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #f0f2f5; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none;">Curlicue Coverlet: </span><a class="oajrlxb2 g5ia77u1 qu0x051f esr5mh6w e9989ue4 r7d6kgcz rq0escxv nhd2j8a9 nc684nl6 p7hjln8o kvgmc6g5 cxmmr5t8 oygrvhab hcukyx3x jb3vyjys rz4wbd8a qt6c0cv9 a8nywdso i1ao9s8h esuyzwwr f1sip0of lzcic4wl py34i1dx gpro0wi8" href="https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/curlicue-coverlet?fbclid=IwAR1E9pKjZhWeNjPd1N_gIuLmZoxl726qeRHwIjvN9Uvvm8EmqS0TAycb9mk" rel="nofollow noopener" role="link" tabindex="0" target="_blank" style="color: var(--blue-link); cursor: pointer; text-decoration: none; outline: none; list-style: none; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; touch-action: manipulation; background-color: #f0f2f5; text-align: start; display: inline; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; font-family: 'Segoe UI Historic', 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; border: 0px initial initial;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: #2ca0fd;">https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/curlicue-coverlet</span><br /></a></span></div>