Spring Retreat!

March 28, 2016

Spring Retreat!

Hi Everyone,

Thank you for reserving a spot in our 2nd Annual spring Knitting Retreat on April 2nd!

Time: Classes start at 9am and end at 3pm, with a break for lunch. The store will be open early at 8am.

Where: Classes will be held at the Polk County Westside Community Center, located one block west of our shop on 6th street.

Parking: There is a large parking lot at the community center on 6th street.

Discount Days: As a participant of the retreat you get 15% off anything you buy from Yarn Junction Co. both on Friday and Saturday. We decided to do that so you have more time to shop and also if you choose something for the retreat that needs wound, we will be able to do that before you need it for class.

Lunch: We will be serving fresh baked lasagna with salad and other goodies around noon. We will also have coffee, tea and soft drinks as well as a variety of treats throughout the day, all of which are included already in your class fee.

What Class You are in:

Lola Cowl: Kathy B, Pam M, Tracey J, Kristi G, Nancy M, Teresa G, Peggy J, Claudia S, Jennifer M, Terry T

Color on Color Scarf: Kerry T, Kelly P, Peggy R, Judy E, Becky B, Jodi C, Becky W, Shelley F, Mary K, Megan C, Karla H, Judy L, Sue W, Pam L, Barb D

Baby Sweater: LoAnne G, LuAnne H, Wendy Q, Elizabeth W

Supplies Needed: Here are the supplies needed for your class and the name of your instructor. Please bring them with you or purchase that day in the shop: The shop will open at 7:30 on Saturday.

Lola Cowl
Taught by Carol and Kate
Pattern: Free, we will have copies
You can make this in any size yarn. Our model is made with chunky and the pattern calls for worsted. You will need 4 colors of the yarn you choose.

If you want DK: use 4 colors (double the amount of the main color) of 250 yards and a size 6-32 inch needle

If you want Worsted: use 4 colors (double the amount of the main color) of 200 yards each and a size 8 - 32 inch needle

If you want Chunky: use 4 colors (double the amount of the main color) of 150 yards and a size 10 ½ - 32 inch circular needle (model at the shop uses Journey

Color on Color Scarf
Taught by Amber and Beth
The pattern is only available as an Ebook to download. If you can do that before the class, and COPY the pattern, that would be nice.

You will need size 5 circular needles, (and a size 5 straight if you have if for some of the rows), stitch holders, darning needle and a kit of the scarf yarn (we are making). The kits price is $61.95

5 Hour Baby Sweater
Taught by Heather
Because the pattern only comes as a newborn size, to make it bigger you will need bigger yarn and needles. Free Pattern

Newborn: 200 yards worsted weight yarn and size 10 ½ circular needle
Slightly bigger: 200 yards chunky yarn and a size 13 circular needle


If you have any questions, give us a call at (515) 277-2770, thanks!

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