Friday, July 10, 2009

July - mid-summer Needle Rocket!

Needle Rocket, Summer!!! July 2009
Telluride, Colorado
Wild Iris, lupine, larkspur, penstemon, sticky geraniums, mules’ ears sunflowers, columbine, daisies, peonies, roses, petunias, pansies, blue flax…crystal blue sky, puffy white cumulus, brilliant green tundra

These sights are blowing our minds with beauty and inspiration. Our mountains are bursting with color and scents. We are gathering ideas for hue and texture for all our fiber projects. As you know, the planning of a project is just as much fun (if not more) as working and completing. We have SO much beautiful fiber to choose from for your summer project or early fall garment.
MinnowKnits superwash single ply merino by Jill Eaton for bright knits for kids
Berroco’s Lustra..gorgeous Peruvian wool/ Tencel blend in earthtones
Ultra Alpaca is back…50% Alpaca/50% wool in good sized 215 yd skeins. 6 new colors
Comfort Sock is our first non-wool sock yarn for those of you who can’t wear it. Beautiful nylon/acrylic!
Fiesta La Boheme is an elegant wool, rayon, mohair perfect for classy scarves and shawls
Buttons, buttons, buttons….unusual and beautiful new styles, including carved bone frog closures & geodes.
Come in and see!!!

Needle Rock Happenings….Events and Classes
Every Monday in the Summer: 2 Socks on 2 Circ….The “user-friendly” method for knitting socks. 3-5pm $15 per session
Every Tuesday: 7-9pm Open Knitting circle…join us with your current project, visit, get inspired!
Every Friday: 11am- 1pm Open Knitting Circle…bring your lunch, if you want, and work on your fiber project at our table. All sorts of people drop in!!
*Wednesday, July 8: BABY HAT DAY!! Lots of ideas, new yarns and patterns for those baby gifts you need. We’ll help you get started!
*Thursday, July 9: 11:30 -1:30pm Beginning Crochet for Lefties $25
*Thursday, July 9: 4-6pm: Beginning Knitting Class $25
*Tuesday, July 14: 3-5pm: Evening Bag Knit. Bag patterns, fancy ribbons and yarns…CREATE! $15
*Thursday, July 23: 4-6pm Beginning Knit Class $25
Don’t see what you want to learn on our list? Call us up, and let’s create it!!!

The days are long, the weather is beautiful…but, don’t put your knitting aside…..keep a portable project with you and knit as you can!!
We’re here for you….Ginger and Ann

Needle Rock Fiberarts
335 W. Colorado Avenue
P O Box 1963
Telluride CO 81435

Knitted Ferrari!
an alert knitter sent along this link - thanks Josie!