September is here…..
This Weeks News~
Abhaya Fibers WAs featured in this collection of Etsy picks. And Is announcing her latest upcoming Knitting classes At Juniper Place Yarns, Quakertown, Pennsylvania.
Hooded Scarf: Saturdays 1 – 3pm September 11, 18, & 25. In this class we will be learning how to knit a hooded scarf, using a beautiful basket weave pattern. The “hoodie” scarf is the hot new must have accessory this season! Warm, functional and stylish! Students need intermediate knitting skills of knit/purl and basic pattern reading. You will also learn the 3 needle bind off for a perfect seam!
Mitered Squares Felted Bag: Saturdays 1 -3pm, October 9, 16 & 23. In this class we will be breaking into the wonderful world of felted knitting using the beautiful colors of Noro Yarn and a solid contrasting color to construct mitered squares on point (creating a diamond pattern). Stitches are picked up from the previous modules to build the next module (no sewing!), then the bag is felted when complete to make a super cute solid fabric! Students should have intermediate knitting skills to participate in this class (knit, purl, pick up stitches, center decrease)
Watto has lots to share this week!
1. Jackson Rathbone of The Twilight Saga & The Last Airbender was seen wearing our WATTO cross keychain on the red carpet at the Teen Choice awards.
2 They just shipped a big order with a new display that Jon created all of metal to a hat shop called Hattitude at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegs as well as had a very large repeat order from Independent Records. (YAY!, how exciting!)
3. Jon is going to be donating one of his large sculptures to the Hollywood Celebrity Sporting Clays Invitational Oct 9 benefiting City of Hope Bone Marro Donor Program.
4. They’ve got a vendor booth at the upcoming Tucson Motor Show.
Sarah Hood has a piece up in a show called “Celebrating 70” at Facere Jewelry Art Gallery in Seattle WA. “This exhibition will celebrate Karen Lorene’s 70th birthday as well as the 38th anniversary of Facere Jewelry Art Gallery. The show will feature 70 pieces, one each from 70 artists, each representing and relating to a year from 1940 – 2010.” Sarah’s piece is the year 2003.