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Ready, Set, Knit! 442: Kathy talks with Beth Hansen

Saturday, April 30th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with first time guest, Beth Hansen. She, and her husband Kevin, are the owners of Hansen Crafts, makers of the Hansen miniSpinner.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #442 - Kathy talks with Beth Hansen. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Learn how a sailing trip in the South Pacific lead to the creation of their signature product and how their “retirement” has turned into a successful business venture.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

You can still get on the waitlist for our first ever WEBS Retreat in September.

Upcoming Events:

The 14th Annual Tent Sale happens May 14th and 15th, and don’t forget the 12th Annual Fleece Market on May 14th.

The I-91 Shop Hop will take place June 23–26th. Get your passport now and plan your weekend!

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! 441: Kathy talks with Clara Parkes

Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with New York Times Best-Selling author Clara Parkes! Kathy and Clara reminisce about their first experience with Jeni’s Ice Cream as they discuss all the familiar and favorite places from Clara’s new book Knitlandia.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #441 - Kathy talks with Clara Parkes. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Read all about the landmarks and legends, as well as major touchpoints of the knitting world from the last decade in this fabulous book. And check out Clara’s new favorite shoes!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

You can still get on the waitlist for our first ever WEBS Retreat in September.

Upcoming Events:

The 14th Annual Tent Sale happens May 14th and 15th, and don’t forget the 12th Annual Fleece Market on May 14th.

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! 440: Kathy talks with Lars Rains

Saturday, April 9th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with first time guest Lars Rains new book, Modern Lopi, a collection full of classic techniques with modern colors  and stories.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #440 - Kathy talks with Lars Rains. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Lars grew up in Manitoba and his first knitting project was a Lopi cardigan! After learning the basics of sweater construction he began to modernize the color choices and motifs in sweaters for himself and was encouraged by friends in the industry to publish his work. Check out the fair isle inspired colors and motifs in the Hildur Pullover.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

You can still get on the waitlist for our first ever WEBS Retreat in September.

Upcoming Events:

The 14th Annual Tent Sale happens May 14th and 15th, and don’t forget the 12th Annual Fleece Market on May 14th.

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! 439: Kathy talks with Deborah Norville

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with first time guest Deborah Norville! The longtime host of Inside Edition, and Emmy winner, is also an avid crafter.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #439 - Kathy talks with Deborah Norville. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Listen in as they discuss Deborah’s lifelong love of crafting and how it has shaped her personal philosophy, and find out how her own line of yarns came to be. And be sure to check your local TV listings for Deborah’s newest gig as host of Knit and Crochet Now!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

WEBS is at DFW Fiber Fest this weekend! Stop by and say hello!

You can still get on the waitlist for our first ever WEBS Retreat in September.

Upcoming Events:

The 14th Annual Tent Sale happens May 14th and 15th, and don’t forget the 12th Annual Fleece Market on May 14th.

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! 438: Kathy talks with Susan B. Anderson

Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Susan B. Anderson about her newest book, Kids’ Knitting Workshop. This is Susan’s 6th book, her first was published 10 years ago!

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #438 - Kathy talks with Susan B. Anderson. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

This is her first book targeted at a young audience. Easy-to-follow illustrated tutorials and 17 progressively challenging knitting projects include step-by-step text and photographs that kids can read and follow on their own.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

Join the Knitventures Stitches KAL on Ravelry

You can still get on the waitlist for our first ever WEBS Retreat in September.

Upcoming Events:

WEBS will be at DFW Fiber Fest April 1-3! just two weeks away!

Our 42nd Anniversary Sale begins April 1st.

The 14th Annual Tent Sale happens May 14th and 15th, and don’t forget the 12th Annual Fleece Market on May 14th.

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! 437: Kathy talks with Becky Caraco

Saturday, March 12th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with first time guest, and glass designer, Becky Caraco. Kathy and Steve discovered Becky’s glass work stitch markers and buttons at TNNA in January.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #437 - Kathy talks with Becky Caraco. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Becky began with ceramics classes but after a back injury turned to glass work and hasn’t looked back.  We’re thrilled to be carrying her work!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

This Weekend is our Spring Training Spinning Event! Tomorrow March 13th noon – 5. And don’t forget to take advantage of our limited Special Fiber Packs for the event!

You can still get on the waitlist for our first ever WEBS Retreat in September.

Upcoming Events:

WEBS will be at DFW Fiber Fest April 1-3!

Our 42nd Anniversary Sale begins April 1st.

The 14th Annual Tent Sale happens May 14th and 15th, and don’t forget the 12th Annual Fleece Market on May 14th.

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! 436: Kathy talks with Kristin Omdahl

Saturday, March 5th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Kristin Omdahl about her yarns and her newest book Continuous Crochet.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #436 - Kathy talks with Kristin Omdahl. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com
Both of Kristin’s yarns Be So Fine and Be So Sporty are available in 17 rich hand dyed colorways. Check out the Sunny Isle Shawl in progress, being crochet by store staffer Mary.

New Be So Fine yarn from Kristin Omdahl, available at yarn.com. Listen to the latest episode of Ready, Set, Knit! to learn more.

This pattern is free as part of the Kristin Omdahl Yarns Beachy One eBook, and if you purchase just one skein of her yarn now you’ll get a Free Project bag. This promotion is available both online and in store, but limited quantities so take advantage now!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

Next Weekend is our Spring Training Spinning Event! Sunday March 13th noon – 5, please pre register. And don’t forget to take advantage of our limited Special Fiber Packs for the event!

You can still get on the waitlist for our first ever WEBS Retreat in September.

Upcoming Events:

WEBS will be at DFW Fiber Fest April 1-3!

Our 42nd Anniversary Sale begins April 1st.

The 14th Annual Tent Sale happens May 14th and 15th, and don’t forget the 12th Annual Fleece Market on May 14th.

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! 435: Kathy talks with Courtney and Kate from Kelbourne Woolens

Saturday, February 27th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Courtney and Kate about how they met and how Kelbourne Woolens got started.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #435 - Kathy talks with Courtney and Kate. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

After working together at  small yarn shop in Philadelphia in 2006 they launched Kelbourne Woolens in 2008, and started distributing the Fibre Company yarns. Check out their newest yarns, Cumbria and Cumbria Fingering.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

Are you a winner? If you entered to win our Valentine’s Gift Basket, or a copy of Carol Sulcoski’s book, be sure to check your inbox. We’re still waiting to hear back from some of our winners!

You can still get on the waitlist for our first ever WEBS Retreat in September.

Upcoming Events:

WEBS will be at DFW Fiber Fest April 1-3!

Our 42nd Anniversary Sale begins April 1st.

The 14th Annual Tent Sale happens May 14th and 15th, and don’t forget the 12th Annual Fleece Market on May 14th.

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! 434: Kathy talks with Carol Sulcoski

Saturday, February 20th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Carol Sulcoski, author of the new book: Knitting Ephemera. Unlike Carol’s’ past books, full of knitting patterns and technical help, this is a collection of stories, anecdotes and knowledge of and from the knitting world.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #434 - Kathy talks with Carol Sulcoski. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Share your own knitting ephemera and be entered to win a copy of Carol’s book! Leave a comment on this post with your own unique knitting trivia by 11;59pm EST on Tuesday Feb. 23rd. Please be sure to include a valid e-mail address in your comment so we can contact you if you win, and check next week’s post to see all the winners!

Kathy’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

Team WEBS is at STITCHES WEST this weekend, join us at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

You can still get on the waitlist for our first ever WEBS Retreat in September.

Upcoming Events:

WEBS will be at DFW Fiber Fest April 1-3!

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! 433: Kathy talks with Trisha Malcolm

Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Vogue Knitting Editor, Trisha Malcolm, about trends in the industry and the successful Vogue Knitting Live events.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #433 - Kathy talks with Trisha Malcolm. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Trisha has seen a spike of interest in colorwork designs, from stripes to color blocking and picture knits with intarsia,  brioche and more! Check out the Winter ’16 issue to see lots of great patterns with colorwork.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

Be sure to take our survey to be entered to win a fantastic gift basket from WEBS! The prize winners will be drawn on Monday, Feb. 15th.

FREE SHIPPING to Celebrate Art Elkins 80th Birthday! Now through Feb. 17th any order over $75 will receive free shipping (restrictions apply).

You can still get on the waitlist for our first ever WEBS Retreat in September.

Upcoming Events:

Team WEBS will be at STITCHES WEST this week, February 18-21. Join us at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

Be sure to check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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