Be sure to get in on the “Twelve Days of Christmas Savings” sale for knitters and needle pointers at The Wool and The Floss!!! This exciting sale, which started today with Lumpy Bumpy yarn at 50% off, continues through Dec. 20th. There will be a different sale item each day! Store hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. … Continue Reading →
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When it comes to unique crocheted accessories, “It Girl Crochet, 23 Must-Have Accessories” (Interweave/F+W/ $22.99) really has it going on with patterns for practical and stylish wearables. Written by Sharon Zientara, the former assistant editor for “Interweave Crochet” magazine, and currently manager at Skacel’s Makers’ Mercantile in Seattle, Washington, the book offers three different themes for … Continue Reading →
Berroco Comfort yarn in worsted and bulk weights is 75% off now through Saturday at The Wool & The Floss, 397 Fisher, Grosse Pointe Park!!! For more information, call (313) 882-9110.
The seventh annual “Stitch N’ Pitch,” co-sponsored by Mittens for Detroit and the Black Sheep Knitting Guild, will be held at Comerica Park Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. for knitters, crocheters and other needlearts enthusiasts. Wendy Shepherd, executive director of Mittens for Detroit, says participants are encouraged to bring a pair of “new, unused men’s mittens or … Continue Reading →
St. Theodore Confraternity of Christian Women is looking for crafters to do their fall craft show, set for Oct. 11, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at its social hall, located at 8200 N. Wayne in Westland. Seventy tables are available at a rental fee of $25 each. For more information, call Mary at (734) 425-4421.
Hmmm…It’s desk cleaning time AGAIN!!! And, as usual, I need help clearing away some of my craft books! If you’re interested in helping, please drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with a list of crafts you’re interested in, and maybe I have something to send your way. Please put the word “desk” in the subject … Continue Reading →
Just in time for summer, The Wool and The Floss is offering a class to teach you how to crochet the stylish and sturdy bag seen here. Classes are being offered from 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 3rd, and 1-3 p.m. May 28th and June 4th. Fee for the class is $48, which includes the yarn and pattern. … Continue Reading →
Members of TangleMania Club and Craft 911 will join together to share ideas and have lots of fun tomorrow, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., at SmittenDust Studio, 257 South Bridge St. in downton Dimondale. “The studio is the only 1900-era building on the corner of Bridge and Jefferson Streets, next to the ice cream shop. This non-teaching event is … Continue Reading →
In today’s Handmade column (inside our Homestyle section), I mistakenly said members of the Detroit Knitting and Crochet Club meet every third Saturday. They actually meet every FOURTH Saturday of the month (unless it’s a holiday) at the main branch of The Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave. My apologies to Leigh and all the members … Continue Reading →
Hmmm…, just wondering if I can get a bit of help clearing some of these craft books off my desk? If interested, just email me at email@example.com, and let me know what crafts you’re interested in, like spinning, sewing small items, beading, quilting, weaving, knotting, pom poms, metal jewelry making, sewing for the home or dressmaking. I … Continue Reading →