Monday, April 30, 2012

Reopening for the season, May 1

We are not quite to this stage with our flower bed...but we look ahead to the blooms shaking off winter.

The shop reopens for summer tomorrow, May 1 @ 11:00. 
Our May hours will be 11-6 Tuesday - Friday, Noon - 5 on Saturdays. 
Closed Sunday & Monday until Memorial Day weekend.
Stop by & have a look around - we've got the lively task of taking inventory this week, so we'll be in fine form :-)

Friday, April 6, 2012

End-of-Season Breakfast

A fun end-of-season breakfast for the KnitNiters at The Sheridan Chop House - a few of us remembered our knitting. The crab & avocado eggs benedict was a huge hit!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Hand Painting Yarn Workshop

Hand Painting Yarn Workshop
Gudy Klawer
Saturday and Sunday, July 21 & 22, 2012
9am – 4pm
Unlock the mystery of gorgeous hand painted yarns with expert, Gudy Klawer!  This intensive two day workshop will teach participants how to create yarn masterpieces of color.  Gudy will share her rich feel for color combinations and secrets to achieve diverse and sensational palettes.  Each student will be provided with:
·         A personal “dye kit” which is appropriate for any animal fiber yarn
·         Finest quality natural fibers to dye (a $300 retail value) to include:
ü  Blue Faced Leicester DK weight  (660 yds)
ü  Merino/cashmere fingering weight  (375 yds)
ü  Merino singles  (1000 yds)
ü  BFL Lace weight (1000 yds)
ü  Alpaca/cultivated silk (750yds)
The workshop will be conducted at the El Prado barn on Wilson Mesa, a short (20 minute) drive from Telluride, CO.  Tuition includes a daily continental breakfast, luncheon, and a casual happy hour and recap of techniques after each day’s lessons.  Students should bring old clothes appropriate for dyeing, heavy rubber gloves, eye protection and simple face masks.  All other equipment and supplies will be provided.

The course is limited to 8-12 students.  The cost of the course is $360 for full non-refundable payment received before June 1, 2012.  After that the cost is $395/student.  If 8 participants fail to register and pay before July 7, 2012, the course will be cancelled and a full refund will be given. 

July is prime summer season in Telluride, and El Prado is perfect for gazing at Mt. Wilson and enjoying Colorado alpine environs.  Contact Needle Rock for details.
Ginger and Ann:  970-728-3427,