Selfish Knitting Season is HERE!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

It’s time to focus on what YOU want to create in 2020. Come join our inclusive community of crafters to learn new skills, make new friends, and share in this wonderful fiber-y adventure. At Yarn and You, you’re always welcome. Because for us, without You, … it’s just yarn. Upcoming Classes Ravel Like a Rockstar

Saturday January 11th, 1:00 – 3:30 pm Learn all the basics (and beyond) to help you get the most out of Ravelry. Please bring a laptop or smart device for the class. We will have a few extras on hand – reserve early to use one of our devices. Please sign up at www.ravelry.com before the class. All you need is a valid email address. Then create a USERNAME (that you can remember!) and a PASSWORD (that you can remember!) Class fee of $10 which includes a gift certificate for one Ravelry pattern purchase (maximum value $5) to be redeemed during the class. Beginning Crochet

Saturday January 18th and 25th This 2 day class will teach you the basic principles of crochet terms, yarn selection, and following a pattern to create a pure cotton worsted weight potholder or washcloth. Class 1: Jan 18 from 10:30 – 12:00 Class 2: Jan 25 from 10:30 – 12:00 Materials must be purchased at YAY Hook: H / 5mm 100% cotton worsted weight yarn Class fee is $50. Students receive a 10% discount good for purchases the day of the first or second class – choose your discount day. (Cannot be applied to class fee/materials) Beginning Knit

Saturday January 18th and 25th This 2 day class will teach you the basic principles of knitting. The first session includes yarn selection, yarn weight classifications, casting on, and beginning knit. There is homework after the first class. Class 1: Jan 18 from 1:00 – 3:30 pm Class 2: Jan 25 from 1:00 – 3:30 pm Materials must be purchased at YAY US7 or US8 circular knitting needles (16”) Worsted weight natural fiber yarn (no cotton) Class fee is $50. Students receive a 10% discount good for purchases the day of the first or second class – choose your discount day. (Cannot be applied to class fee/materials) Colorwork Class

Saturday February 8th, 1:00 – 3:30 pm Knit your very own Baa-ble Hat. By far the most popular class we’ve ever offered with over 9,000 projects loaded to Ravelry. MUST be familiar with knit, purl, and knitting in the round. Whether you’re a picker or a thrower, we’ll teach that ‘other hand’ how to carry the second color to create your own sheep-y masterpiece. Pre-work: The brim should be knitted beforehand. Class will start with colorwork theory and instruction. Come by the store to discuss brim length options and to choose your colors. Materials must be purchased at YAY. *Worsted weight WOOL in 3 colors. *16” circular needles in US7 and US8 *Pattern purchase required – currently ~$4.25 USD – buy in store to receive a printed color copy (+ digital copy) Class fee: $30 Block Party

Saturday February 22nd The magic of blocking demystified. Take your projects from “homemade” to Handmade – let us show you how. This class includes instruction on various blocking techniques: *Wet Blocking – dos, don’ts, when, how, why…and why NOT *Heat Blocking *Hat Trick – learn this super cool way to block hats Feel free to bring in a Finished Object to block – please no acrylic. Class fee of $10 includes a free Soak Wash packet. Scarf in a Day – Loom Weaving Class at Fancy Fibers

Saturday February 15th Special repeat of Fancy Fibers’ Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving class. Learn how to create a beautiful woven scarf in just one day. The scarf will be about 9” wide and 5′ – 6′ long. Looms are provided. Just two skeins of worsted weight yarn should do it – we’ll help you choose something wonderful to insure your first attempt at weaving is a success. *Bring a sack lunch or $5 to pitch in for pizza. *Saturday Feb 15 from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm – please do not be late *Location is Fancy Fibers: 406 McKinney Street, Farmersville *$75 per person + yarns purchased at Yarn and You *Call 972-567-7656 to reserve your slot More classes coming soon: Brioche First time hat First time socks (worsted) Cuff Down Socks Toe Up Socks Wet Felting Short Rows Beading Cables Sock of the Month Club Spring KnitAlong Join us on social media Don’t forget to tag us on IG: #FOFridaysatYAY – for your Finished Objects on Fridays #WIPWednesdaysatYAY – for all your Works In Progress We love to see what you’re working on and celebrate your FOs. Follow us on IG and FB, and please rate us on Google & Yelp You can find us: On IG: @YarnAndYou or @StacyAce00 On Ravelry: StacyAce On Facebook: Yarn and You Texas

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