Gardiner

Berroco Suede Trunk Show

The Berroco Suede Spring Trunk Show has arrived here at L & B Yarn Co. Come in to see 6 designs using this classic yarn now through May 15th! Gardiner by Berroco is a simple cozy vest using 4-9 balls of Suede and 1-2 balls of Plush. It is knit flat in pieces and seamed, this easy vest knitting pattern features a collar knit in Berroco Plush to mimic the look of shearling-lined vests.

Berroco Yarn

Berroco Suede is 100% nylon ribbon that mimics the softest suede fabric with subtle tonal color variations. Berroco Plush is a 100% nylon yarn that creates a “softer than you can imagine” techno-fleece fabric.To take a look at the pattern just click here!

Musselshell

The Berroco Suede Spring Trunk Show has arrived here at L & B Yarn Co. Come in to see 6 designs using this classic yarn now through May 15th! Musselshell by Amy Palmer is a super cute cropped, open-front cardigan that shows off the brushed suede look to the yarn. The reverse stockinette stitch collar adds a bit of visual interest and texture to the cardigan. This is great garment for spring, summer, or fall.

It takes between 6-13 balls of Berroco Suede and L & B has 8 colors of to choose from. Berroco Suede is 100% nylon ribbon that mimics the softest suede fabric with subtle tonal color variations. To take a look at the pattern just click here!

Bitterroot

The Berroco Suede Spring Trunk Show has arrived here at L & B Yarn Co. Come in to see 6 designs using this classic yarn now through May 15th! Bitterroot by Amy Palmer is my absolute favorite design for the spring and we have 8 colors of the Suede to choose from. This dramatic shawl is knit from end to end with an unusual elongated stitch pattern with long fringe to finish it off.

Berroco Suede is 100% nylon ribbon that mimics the softest suede fabric with subtle tonal color variations. This shawl is great weight to throw over your shoulders on a cool summer evening. To take a look at the pattern just click here!

Hanasaku Cowl

The Hanasaku Cowl is a free class with your purchase of 1 hank of Bamboo Bloom, 1 ball of Bamboo Pop, and the pattern. This class will teach students how to use two different types of yarn while knitting in linen stitch. The class will be held Saturday, June 3rd from 1:30pm-3:30pm. Students will need to bring a size 10-24″ circular needle and  hook and a locking stitch marker. This is not a beginners class and students will be required to know how to knit and purl. Limited space is available for this class so students must sign up 24 hours in advance. Materials are not included.

Knitted Knockers

Knitted Knockers are special handmade breast prosthesis for women who have undergone mastectomies or other procedures to the breast. This free two part class will be held Saturday, May 20th from 1:30pm-2:30pm and Saturday, May 27th from 1:30pm-2:30pm. The class will teach students the magic loop method.

Students will need to bring size 4 or 5-32″ needle L & B Yarn Co. will supply the yarn. Students must know how to knit in the round, increase, and decrease. Limited spaces are available for this class so please call (405-310-3636) or email (leslie@lbyarnco.com) the shop to sign up! For more information about Knitted Knockers please click here!

L & B Bosom Brigade

The L & B Bosom Brigade is a group that will meet at L & B Yarn Co. to knit or crochet knockers together!! Knitted Knockers are special handmade breast prosthesis for women who have undergone mastectomies or other procedures to the breast. L & B has already collected over 45 knockers that will be shipped to Knitted Knockers for distribution. Thanks to our wonderful customers for their generous donations!

The L & B Bosom Brigade will meet twice a month on Tuesdays from 1:00pm-2:00pm. In May the group will meet on May 9th and May 23rd. If you aren’t sure how to knit a knocker, we are offering free classes, just click here to find out more!

Quick Ombre Hat

Check out all the color combinations from the Quick Ombre Hat class!

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.

Any worsted weight yarn will work, to take a look at the pattern just click here.

I love the idea of adding a large pom on the top, what a cute addition.

Nice competed projects ladies!!

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.