Calling all knitters… A new shop is about to open in South Beaverton, OR.
The official Grand Opening of "Nitro Knitters" will start on Valentine's Day, Friday, Feb 14th, and continue over the weekend.
Tue: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fri – Sat: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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It's not just a yarn shop, though. As you can see, Nitro Knitters is a "Yarn Shop & Knitting School".
(And one with a particularly attractive logo, I might add. No, I really didn't have anything to do with that, but the resemblance is quite a coincidence, don't you think?)
For yours truly, this place is sounding like a dream come true.
A knitting school, with emphasis on techniques as well as projects, so you can learn how to knit things you love, love, LOVE.
A yarn shop that is focused on yarns you don't find everywhere else, including yarns dyed exclusively for Nitro Knitters.
A business that supports locally-owned and women-owned suppliers, as well as fair-trade practices for the international goods.
Social and charitable knitting groups, as well as knit-alongs and *ahem* excellent classes.
Only one thing could make it any better… drum roll, please…
YES! I will indeed be teaching here!
I'm SO EXCITED! I hope you are too. I am looking forward to getting back in the groove, seeing old friends and meeting new ones.
The fabulous, talented and like-minded Anne Laird will also be teaching here. I am pleased and flattered that she has asked me to join the team. I haven't taught anywhere in the past couple of years, and I think I owe a huge debt of gratitude to many former students, who have apparently remembered more than a few of my words of wisdom. Truly, I am so happy to know that I really did make a positive difference in your knitting lives. And I sure hope you're ready for more good stuff!
While I don't have anything penciled in on the class calendar yet, I am working on it. Meanwhile, some of the festivities that are already scheduled include:
SOCIAL KNITTING: Tuesdays from 5-8 pm; Thursdays from 9 am -12 noon.
HOPE CHEST KNITTING: This is geared towards charitable knitting projects. The group will meet on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 pm. The first project will be "Critters for Kids".
KNIT-ALONGS: will be held on Fridays from 4-6 pm, and Sundays from 3-5 pm. These will have an emphasis on accessories, with a little bit of technique instruction to get you trying something new.
Hope to see you there! and Happy Knitting!