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Events & Workshops - July, August, September 2016

wwkip-logoKNIT IN PUBLIC DAY

Saturday, June 18  11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate “Knit in Public Day” right outside of your favorite LYS. Bring your knitting project or let us help you find a new one (we have lots of great ones to show you), plus a chair and a snack to share (if you wish.) You can join other knitters relaxing and socializing at our beautiful location. We’d love to know if you are planning to come, just call us (562 799-8484) or send a quick email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

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TRY KNITTING…for free

Saturday, June 18 • Noon - 3:00 p.m.

Know someone who doesn’t knit?
Have them stop in anytime during our “Try Knitting” workshop. 
We’ll have stitches on the needle ready to go. 
A great way to start on a new hobby…offering a lifetime of enjoyment.

 

weave-dyeWEAVE IT TODAY, DYE IT TOMORROW

with Carla Hubbart and Angie Miller

Sunday, July 17 • 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. & Saturday, July 30 • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Start weaving a scarf or cowl in session one. In session two, we will dye your completed pieces with Indigo, creating beautiful shades of blue. Ring of Fiber’s undyed yarn can be used, or combine textures by selecting different white yarns from the shop. The samples in the shop will show you some of the many possibilities. 
Pre-requisite: Completion of “Intro to Weaving” at ABYC or equivalent.
Skill Level: Know how to warp rigid heddle loom

Two sessions. Workshop fee: $75, plus materials 

 

ABYC Complimentary Workshops

FRIDAY KNIT KAMP “For Adults Only”

Most Fridays • 10 a.m. - Noon

This summer, make Fridays “knit kamp” day! Discover fun, new projects to knit for a special gift or occasion….or maybe just for you! Sandra D. and Jennyfer have a variety of new patterns for you to explore, and then they will get you started. Friday Knit Kamp workshops are complimentary -- - we just ask that you purchase your yarn here at the shop.
Call in advance to let us know you want to join in the fun! Sorry, no swimming at this camp!
Different projects each Friday…watch your emails for further details.

 

foxyknitsFOXYKNITS TRUNK SHOW

Friday, August 12 & Saturday, August 13

Your once-a- year opportunity to see and purchase a wide selection of Koigu yarns from FoxyKnits.

ABYC Annex

 

barry-kleinTRENDSETTER’S BARRY KLEIN

Sunday, August 21 • Noon - 4 p.m.

Come join us for a special afternoon with Barry Klein who will help you create a beautiful short row wrap or scarf using one of Trendsetter’s fabulous yarns. The choices are endless and so is the fun! Plus, you can always expect a sneak-preview of some of his newest yarns and designs.

A $20 fee reserves your spot and will then be applied to your materials purchase.

 

yarnovertruckYARNOVER TRUCK

Saturday, August 27 • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Our friends with the Yarnover Truck will be here to share their special fiber goodies.

If you haven’t had a chance to visit their “mobile” yarn shop, make sure you stop by!

 

 

 

indie-dyerNEW! INDIE DYER FAIR

Save the date for our first Indie Dyer Fair.

Saturday, September 24 • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Come discover southern California indie dyers and their amazing yarns, roving and diverse dying techniques – all right here a ABYC! Watch for more details. 

 

ABYC KNITTING GROUPS

You are welcome to join the following groups. Please call if you'd like more information.

ABYC Sock Club: Wednesdays, June 1, July 6, August 3, & September 7 • 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Knit it Forward Charity Knitting: TBA 
Annex Knitting/Crocheting: Every Friday (with some exceptions TBA) • 2 - 6 p.m.
Knit & Practice Spanish: TBA

 

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