A huge number of events coming up!
Schedule of Events (so far)
All events happen at our shop at 4210 Bridge St unless otherwise noted. Life can be complicated, you may want to double check here before making a special trip. Or call us at (805) 927-3280. In addition, things change all the time. We’re always adding new fun events, so check back often!
Saturday August 10 – Baah Yarns
Come meet Mira Cole of Baah Yarns, one of the industries most exciting new independent hand-dyers. Baah yarns are not only beautiful, they’re wonderful to work with due to the nice tight twist and firm yet soft hand. They’re easy to live with as well, as her yarns are also machine washable!
Saturday August 17 – Steve Callaghan Big Needles class
Join us for a free class from 5:30 to 7PM where Steve will show you the pleasures of knitting on BIG needles. All you need for the class are US 35 needles, and at least 200 yards of any weight yarn you like. Discover simple, fun, creative projects on big needles. Call or stop in to register today. Space is limited, but it’s FREE!
Saturday August 31, Sunday Sept 1 – Pagewood Farm
Pinedorado weekend is always a fun time in town, made even more fun as Pagewood Farm will be here again, demonstrating spinning, felting, and showing us all their amazing hand-dyed yarns. Join us for a fun weekend of fabulous fiber!
Saturday September 7 – Pot Luck Yarn Trilogy Trunk show
Are you reading the ‘Potluck Yarn’ trilogy yet? Come meet Cheryl Potter, author and Hand-dyer, as she introduces you to the world of the friendly knitting witches of the Potluck Yarn Trilogy, including the beautiful garments from the book!
Monday September 16 thru Monday September 30 – Manos Trunk Show
Come see the latest creations from Manos del Uruguay, a certified Fair Trade yarn from a Woman’s Cooperative in Uruguay. For over 40 years, Manos has been changing lives while giving us some of the most beautiful and surprisingly affordable yarns in the business.
Saturday September 21, Sunday Sept 22 – SLO Yarn Crawl
Join us for the first ever SLO County Yarn Crawl! all 5 yarn shops in the county are participating in a fun and fiber filled weekend. Many special events are planned for the weekend, keep checking our web site.
Saturday September 28 thru Monday October 14 – Knit, Swirl Show
See the beautiful jackets from the hit book “Knit, Swirl”. These beautiful, easy to knit jackets are knit in one piece with only one seam. Flattering for a wide variety of body types, we’re huge fans of these fun jackets. You will be too!
Saturday October 19 – The Yarnover Truck
Two dear friends from LA are coming to visit in the first ever Yarn Truck! Just like the food trucks we all know (and love!) these creative folks have created the first in the industry Yarn Truck. It’s sure to be a fun day, so stop by.
Friday February 7 – Sunday Feb 9 – “Weekend Away” with Gwen Bortner
For the third year, we’re delighted to bring author, designer, instructor, and all around wonderful person Gwen Bortner to Cambria. Always a great time, you’ll learn a lot, meet some fabulous knitters from around the country, and have more fun than you thought possible! Details available on our web site.
April 2014 – A trip to Peru!!
Escorted by our hosts from Frog Tree Yarns, we’re planning an amazing 9 day trip to Peru, where we’ll meet the producers, the dyers, the knitters as well as the amazing people of Peru. For some, a life changing experience (ask Cat Bordhi!) it’s sure to be a high point of your travels. Keep checking our web site for the details!