Our very favorite time of year 
Gift & Hiberknitting time
Fall, leaves, fall
by Emily Brontë
Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away;
Lengthen night and shorten day;
Every leaf speaks bliss to me
Fluttering from the autumn tree.
I shall smile when wreaths of snow
Blossom where the rose should grow;
I shall sing when night’s decay
Ushers in a drearier day.
Dearest Yarn Birds, 
As we snuggle up on the sofa armed with our tea and yarn, we're entering our favorite time of year. Stephen West would say, ‘It’s hiberknitting time!'  Have you seen the shawl in Stephen's Hiberknitting annual escapade? It's called the Aurora Cabin Shawl, and it's gorgeous and full of the intricacies that make Westknits so fun. Check it out above, We're picking out some combos if you want to join Stephen on his annual knit along or if you want to get going on it now. These are a little heavy on the blue, but we can shake it up!
Talking about Westknits, did you join in the Twists and Turns MKAL or, for that matter, Casapinka's Sharon Air MKAL this fall? We'd love to see your finished items, or even your half finished items and share them on social. Please send to Both designers do such a wonderful job of introducing new stitches and pushing a knitter's range! We can't wait to see how you got along. 
Here in the shop we're gearing up for some focused gift knitting as the July start date for gift knitting, that we always set, passed us by! Holly, Harriet and Tina are all busy making samples of Petite Knit's Sophie Scarf which might be a perfect gift and has taken Instagram by storm. It is simple and elegant and is a great use of that gorgeous skein of fine yarn you keep admiring in the shop. 
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Finally, we've changed the Close Knit times. We're still excited to see you on Saturday mornings, but we will open up the table on Thursday afternoons now from 1-3pm rather than Wednesdays. Hope you can make either one. Be sure to register for your spot. That's all for right now. Hope to see you soon. 
Holly, Sam, Tina, Harriet and Rachel
Tuesdays 3-5pm - Let's Gather By the Table QIA knitting & crochet group 
Saturdays 10:30-12:30/Thursdays 1-3 pm- Close Knit & Crochet
Saturdays 1:30 - 3pm - Let's Get Festive knit & crochet group
New Additions
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November's Pop-Up Club from Dream in Color looks a little fluffier this month. They've paired a skein of Smooshy with Cashmere with a couple of skeins of mohair so you can make Pia Trans' shawl Skærsommernat. The shawl is large enough to snuggle up in, but still light enough to use as a scarf. It is knit in stripes of merino and silk-mohair, with lace sections in merino. It features two different lace patterns, and you can easily substitute one for the other if you like to.
Let's Gather by the Table QIa+
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Because Pride isn't just for June
Let's gather by the table QIA+ Tuesday afternoons from 3-5pm. A dedicated knit and crochet time for LGBTQIA+ community and allies. If you would like to join us please sign up on calendly, or call (520) 305-4187 to save your place. 
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Join us with your yarn craft around the table for Close Knit. This is a free session where we just hang out and craft and chatter. You can register via calendly, or by calling the shop (520) 305-4187. We're limiting it to 8 people during a session. Can't make it for the beginning of the session? That's okay just sign up for the whole session. 
  1. We'll be on the back table, not the front.
  2. This is not a lesson or a knit clinic session. If you need help, ask to book a knit clinic session.
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