Hello everyone!


       We have a new yarn for you!

New Models:

Knit & Crochet Tutor

Bring all your projects, questions and problems (of the Knit & Crochet variety!)
and  Pat will help you.
**Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30        Cost:  $10
For the winter hours Pat will be here on Tues. 1:30-3:30pm
and if someone needs help on a Tuesday evening,
please call the store by 2:30pm to let Pat know and she
will come back at 6pm.

Classes coming up!
For more details on any of these classes,
just click on classes.

All New Spout pattern and workshop with Ruth Boelkins!

Want to begin a fun new project and learn how to knit basic stranded colorworks? The Fault Lines neck
warmer is a cozy unisex accessory, and Ruth will be teaching all the techniques you need to make it
in a one-time 2 hour workshop. There are four upcoming dates to choose from. Sign up with a knitting
buddy or come and make new friends! Come on in to try on the sample and choose your yarn at
10% off with class registration.

New Fair Isle Colorworks Class

Workshop Dates (choose 1):
3/19   Monday, 6-8pm
4/11  Wednesday, 4/11, 12:30-2:30pm
4/21  Saturday, 10am-12pm

Fee: $25
Taught by Ruth

Crochet II Class

Dates: Monday, April 9, 6-8pm or
Tuesday, April 10, 1-3pm

Taught by Kelly

Continental Knititng Class

March 28, 1-3pm

You will learn how to continental knit which is much faster
than regular knitting with Breva's tips and tricks

Cost: $25
Taught by Breva

FYI: If you would like to order yarn by phone, we are happy to do that. We mail yarn on a weekly basis.
If we have the yarn in stock, we will ship it out to you or you may pick it up.
If we don't have it, we can usually order it for you if it's a yarn
we normally stock. We really appreciate that you "buy local" from us! Thank you.


Herringbone Stitch Bracelet Class

Date:  This is a one session class.
  May 9, 6-8pm or
  May 10, 1-3pm

 $10 + supplies
Taught by Kelly

Basic Wrap Bracelet Class

Date:  Monday, April 30, 6-8pm or
      Tuesday, May 1, 1-3pm

 $20 + supplies
Taught by Kelly

Basic Beading Class

Wednesday, April 18, 6-7:30pm or
Thursday, April 19, 1-2:30pm

Cost:  $25 –
includes all supplies
Taught by Kelly

Kumihimo Class

Monday, May 14, 6-8pm or
Wednesday, May 16, 1-3pm

: $20 plus supplies
Taught by Kelly

Kumihimo With Beads Class

Dates:  Wed., March 21, 1-3pm or
Thurs., March 22, 6-8pm

$20 plus supplies
Taught by Kelly

Wire Wrapped Ring Class

Wed., March 28, 6-8pm or
Thurs., March 29, 1-2:30pm

$15 plus supplies
Taught by Kelly


New Stamp Party!


Teacher: Chris      Cost: $15.00


Wednesday, April 18  2-4pm
Friday, April 20  10--noon,  2-4pm

In this class we will make three vintage-style cards using dictionary paper,
stamps and antique dictionary paper.
The cards will have different techniques and use products from
Penny Black, Impression Obsession and Tim Holtz!

Sign up early!!!
Bring your favorite adhesive.

Below is a model of this class:



3/4 cup butter melted -

Mix with:
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
pinch of salt
3 beaten eggs, one at a time
1 1/2 t. almond flavoring

Mix all very well.

Put in buttered 9 x 13 pan. Sprinkle top with sugar and nutmeats.
Bake at 350º for about 20 minutes.  Enjoy!



Click on
classes to view our classes.

Just go to our website to view or print out our March calendar.

We have a very large knitting/crochet area available for you and your friends to use.
(See picture below)

Stop in anytime to sit & knit or plan a regular time each week to meet.
It's a great way to relax and get your projects done.
We will make coffee and we always have cookies.    

*If you are interested in setting up a knitting group,
give us a call at 616 457 9410. We would love to make you feel welcome!
**Anyone who loves to knit or crochet is WELCOME! Just bring a project to work on.
No need to sign up, just come and have fun!

Store hours:

Mon. thru Fri., 9:30-8pm
Sat. 9:30-5pm
Closed Sunday


We had more wedding dresses donated this week for Abigail's Attic.
Thank you!

If you are willing to help with this, please go to our website
and click on Service Projects.

We would be delighted if you would be willing to donate items to any of
these worthy causes.
Just click on the link below to view our Service Projects
Service Projects
Thank you for buying from our locally    

owned small business for 36 years!

We really appreciate your support!

Barb Langerak & Cheryl VanHaitsma
Social Knitting Times

Monday evenings, 6-8pm
New Tuesday mornings, 10am
Wednesday mornings,10am
Friday mornings, 10am

In the coming weeks we will share some of
the delicious recipes we enjoyed at the
Anniversary Party.

This weeks recipe is from Carol.
She made the yummy Almond Bars.
Thanks Carol!  
Regia COTTON Tutti Frutti Color

Sweet fruits for your feet!
REGIA Tutti Frutti Color not only looks tasty, it is also
breathable and extra soft because of its high cotton
Four single plies are twisted together to create
the ideal weight and durability for hand-knit socks

72% Cotton
18%  Nylon / Polyamide
10%  Polyester

459 yards
30.0 sts = 4 inches
Ombre Cotton Scarf

This gorgeous scarf used
1 - #4 Ombre Cotton Kit
The pattern is included in the kit.

Also notice the other pretty
colors we have in the Ombre Kits.
Kafa Shawl

This crocheted model used
Malabrigo Arroyo

1 skein Reflecting Pool
1 skein Whale's Road
Sunset Slouch Hat

We used 1 skein Poems and
1 skein Galway

Pattern is free with purchase of yarn.

This Vogue Knitting Magazine
(Late Winter 2018)
has been very popular.
Lots of great projects inside!
Picture of the new Penny Black products
from the Sweet Spring 2018 catalog.