A Private Yarn Tasting Event *Free

L & B Yarn Co. and Classic Elite Yarns is hosting a free private yarn tasting here at the shop tomorrow Friday, April 28th from 10:00am-12:00pm and there are still 2 spots available! You might be wondering just what a yarn tasting is. It’s a crafting party where crocheters and knitters get together to try out new yarns. Each participant will receive a gift and 5 Classic Elite mini skeins to try out during this private event! Participants can either knit, crochet, or create their own one of a kind weaving as shown in the photograph with the 5 mini skeins provided. L & B will have pattern ideas, door prizes, 20% off Classic Elite Yarns, and treats! Call the shop at 405-310-3636 or e-mail us at leslie@lbyarnco.com to sign up!

Toe Up Sock

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This $30 class will teach students how to knit a sock.  The first part will teach the magic cast on method and increasing for the toe and the second part will teach the heel turn.  The two part class will be held Saturday, May 20th from 10:30am-11:30am and Saturday, May 27th from 10:30am-12:30pm.  Students will need to bring 500 yards of worsted weight wool, size 5 or 6-32″ circular needles, tapestry needle, and scissors. Students must sign up and pay 24 hours in advance for classes, cancellations will receive L & B Yarn Co. store credit only, no refunds. Materials are not included.

Introduction to Knitting

Introduction to Knitting

This $30 beginner class will teach students how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off.  The two part class will be held Saturday, May 6th from 1:30pm-3:30pm and Saturday, May 13th from 1:30pm-2:30pm.  Students will need to bring 180 yards of worsted weight cotton, size 8 or 9 straight needles, scissors, and tapestry needle. Students must sign up and pay 24 hours in advance for classes, cancellations will receive L & B Yarn Co. store credit only, no refunds. Materials are not included.

Introduction to Crochet

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This $20 beginner class will teach students how to chain and single crochet. The class will be held Saturday, June 3rd from 10:30am-12:30pm. Students will need to bring 180 yards of worsted weight cotton, H hook, scissors, and tapestry needle. Students must sign up and pay 24 hours in advance for classes, cancellations will receive L & B Yarn Co. store credit only, no refunds. Materials are not included.

Introduction to Crochet

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This $20 beginner class will teach students how to chain and single crochet. The class will be held Saturday, May 6th from 10:30am-12:30pm. Students will need to bring 180 yards of worsted weight cotton, H hook, scissors, and tapestry needle. Students must sign up and pay 24 hours in advance for classes, cancellations will receive L & B Yarn Co. store credit only, no refunds. Materials are not included.

Berroco Yarn Sale

Starting today get 20% off all regular priced Berroco Yarn!! Needing a project to make with Berroco Yarn? Try his Corner to Corner Baby Blanket by Kindra’s Crochet! It is a great pattern to customize for any nursery color scheme. L & B used 14 different colors of Berroco Comfort, a 50% nylon, 50% acrylic blend. This yarn comes in a wide range of colors, is super soft and can be machine washed. It is a perfect yarn for the perfect baby! Try it alternating two or three colors for a more subdued look.

The blanket is worked on the bias increasing and decreasing in double crochet. To take a look at the pattern just click here.

 

Quick Ombre Hat

The Quick Ombre Hat by Emily Dormier is the perfect first fair isle project! The pattern uses stranded color work and changes gradually from one color to the next. L & B Yarn Co. used Cascade 220 Superwash, it is 100% wool that is easy-care meaning you can machine wash and dry it! If you have never tried fair isle before L & B Yarn Co. is offering this hat as a class Saturday, April 22nd. This class has been so popular we have added another instructor to open up more spaces! There are a couple of spots still available for the class so click here to find out more. Click here to take a look at the pattern.

 

 

Yarn Tapestry

The Yarn Tapestries that were created on Saturday turned out so great!! This is a great way to use up extra scrap yarn and get something beautiful in return.

It’s fast and simple just cut lengths of yarn and tie onto a natural tree branch or wooden dowel rod.

Add a piece of leather, natural string, or knit your own i-cord to hang your piece in your favorite room!

If you are interested in making your own tapestry without gathering the supplies L & B Yarn Co. will be offering this workshop Saturday, May 13th click here to find out more!

Yarn Tapestry

L & B Yarn Co. will be offering this Yarn Tapestry workshop Saturday, May 13th from 10:30-12:30. The workshop is $30 and will include all the materials needed to create your own work of art. Participants will choose from array of pre-selected yarns in different fibers, textures, and colors. Each completed tapestry will be 18″ wide and 25″ tall measuring the width and length of the yarn in the final tapestry. There are limited spaces available for this workshop. Participants must sign up and pay 24 hours in advance, cancellations will receive L & B Yarn Co. store credit.

Easter Picks

Along with the L & B Yarn Co. spring cleaning sale (buy 3 balls of sale yarn you get 1 of equal or lesser value free) with each purchase customers can also pick an Easter egg for extra savings or a special surprise! This special will run through Easter!!