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Ready, Set, Knit! Show 518: Kathy Talks with Betsy Perry

Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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This week, Kathy is chatting with Betsy Perry of Classic Elite Yarns! Betsy is here to share Classic Elite’s newest offerings for spring, Juna and Gigi! Juna is a scrumptious blend of Merino wool and alpaca, while Gigi is the perfect summer yarn: breathable cotton and silk with a hint of stretch polyester. Click the links below to check out each yarn and the beautiful pattern support that goes with them!

Juna

Book #1801 Juna

Gigi

Book #1802 Gigi


Steve’s Yarn Picks:

Our Spring 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

WEBs will be at Stitches West in San Jose, California from February 22nd through 25th! Click here to find out which booths we’ll be at!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! Show 517: Kathy Talks With Andra Asars

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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This week, Kathy is talking to one of our favorite Ready, Set, Knit! guests, Andra Asars of Berroco! Andra is here with a fantastic collection for Spring 2018, as well as beautiful new designs from the creative minds over at Berroco. One of our favorites is Gelato knit in Medina, a stunning self-striping cotton blend. Gelato uses self-striping yarn to its full advantage, as it’s worked in two different directions. Berroco also has two lighter weight versions of some of our favorites: Millefiori and Ultra Wool! Click the links below to check out each yarn individually!

Berroco Medina

Berroco Millefiori Light

Berroco Mykonos Stonewash

Berroco Regatta 

Berroco Quinoa

Berroco Ultra Wool DK 

Berroco Portfolio vol. 5


 

Steve’s Yarn Picks:

Our Spring 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

WEBS will be holding our 3rd Annual Knitting Retreat here in Western Massachusetts this September. Registration opens at noon on Thursday, February 15th, and class registration for attendees who have already registered for the retreat will open on Monday, February 26th!  Check here for more details in the coming days!

Come and join us for the annual Big Game Day Escape at WEBS tomorrow, Sunday, February 4th from 12-4! Bring your knitting, crocheting, spinning wheel, or even your rigid heddle loom! We’ll have plenty of snacks and prizes, as well as a yarn tasting from Lana Grossa – and it’s totally free! Just sign up here to let us know you’re coming!

WEBs will be at Stitches West in San Jose, California from February 22nd through 25th! Click here to find out which booths we’ll be at!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! Show 516: Kathy Talks With Marly Bird

Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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This week, Kathy is talking with Marly Bird! Marly is a knitting and crochet teacher, YouTuber and hosts her own podcast, YarnThing! Listen to hear more about Marly, her collaboration with Red Heart, and don’t forget to sign up for her classes at Stitches West!

For a list of Marly Bird classes at Stitches West, click here!

 

Steve’s Yarn Picks:

Welcome!
We’re excited to welcome Julie Turjoman as our new Design Manager. We’re thrilled to have her on the team and can’t wait to share new designs with you!

Upcoming Events

Come and join us for the annual Big Game Day Escape at WEBS on Sunday, February 4th from 12-4! Bring your knitting, crocheting, spinning wheel, or even your rigid heddle loom! We’ll have plenty of snacks and prizes, as well as a yarn tasting from Lana Grossa – and it’s totally free! Just sign up here to let us know you’re coming!

WEBs will be at Stitches West in San Jose, California from February 22nd through 25th! Click here to find out which booths we’ll be at!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! Show 514: Kathy Talks With Kate Gilbert

Saturday, January 6th, 2018
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This week, Kathy chats with Kate Gilbert about the new issue of Twist Collective and the Framework Video KAL. If you haven’t checked it out yet, make sure you take a look at the latest issue of Twist Collective here.

You can purchase kits with the yarn and pattern at yarn.com!
Steve’s Yarn Picks
Twist Collective Yojimbo Kit
Baah Yarn Savannah
Great Adirondack Chinchilla
Katia Air Lux

Welcome!
We’re excited to welcome Julie Turjoman as our new Design Manager. We’re thrilled to have her on the team and can’t wait to share new designs with you!

Upcoming Events
Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! Show 513: Kathy Talks With Carol Sulcoski

Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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This week, Kathy is sitting down for her annual chat with Carol Sulcoski! Carol is an author, teacher, and knitwear designer, and every year, she and Kathy get together to reflect on their favorite knitting trends of the past year. In 2017, it was all about gradient yarns and ombres, as well as more traditional Lopi and Icelandic knits. Listen to find out what their 2018 knitting predictions are!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week:

Reminders: 

We’ve teamed up with Northampton Brewery for Knit and Crochet Nites every Tuesday from 5:30 until 8! Come grab a beer or a refreshing drink, a snack, and spend some time with like minded crafters! We’ll have prizes and goodies, so don’t miss out! We’ll be back on January 9th!

The 2017 Holiday Catalog is LIVE! Click here to view our gorgeous collection of yarns and patterns for this holiday season!

Upcoming Events

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! Show 512: Kathy Talks With The Shibaguyz

Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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This week, Kathy is chatting with our dear friends Shannon  and Jason Mullett-Bowlsby – also known as the Shibaguyz! Shannon and Jason are knitting and crochet designers who have a new book coming out this March called: Complete Crochet Course: The Ultimate Crochet Guide! Shannon and Jason have some exciting news – in addition to a new book, they’ll be at Stitches West and United in 2018! Oh, but wait – they’ll also be teaching at WEBS in the Fall of 2018! Listen to hear more about the Shibaguyz and their new book!

To learn more about Shannon and Jason, click here!

..And as an added bonus only for RSK listeners, Shannon and Jason are offering 20% off of their Stitches West and Stitches United classes, as well as 20% off of their limited edition Stitchip collections! The offer is only good until midnight on December 23rd – this Saturday!! – so click HERE to find out more!

 

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week – Check out these Noro closeouts:

Reminders: 

TOMORROW is our last Sunday opening of 2017! WEBS will be closed Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24th, and New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31st. Plan your shopping trips to Northampton accordingly!

We’ve teamed up with Northampton Brewery for Knit and Crochet Nites every Tuesday from 5:30 until 8! Come grab a beer or a refreshing drink, a snack, and spend some time with like minded crafters! We’ll have prizes and goodies, so don’t miss out!

The 2017 Holiday Catalog is LIVE! Click here to view our gorgeous collection of yarns and patterns for this holiday season!

Upcoming Events

Double check our Holiday ’17 catalog to find out what our shipping cutoff dates are and to make sure your items arrive in time for the holidays!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! Show 511: Kathy Talks With Amy Greeman

Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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This week, Kathy is talking with WEBS Education manager and sometimes co-host Amy Greeman all about our Winter class offerings! If you’re a crocheter and want to amp up your skillset, why not try Tunisian crochet? For all of our knitters, we’ll have an INCREDIBLE class with Mary Scott Huff where she’ll teach Norwegian stranded mittens. For budding weaver’s we’re going to offer beginning weaving on a floor loom as well as on a rigid heddle!  Last but not least – if you know how to spin but want to amp up your handspun yarns, try Deanna Moore’s Tips and Tricks for Better Spinning, where you’ll learn how to prep your wheel to spin your best possible yarns.

These are just a few! For a full list of class offerings, head on over to our website! Click here.

Steve’s Yarn (and Kit!) Picks of the Week:

Reminders: 

We’ve teamed up with Northampton Brewery for Knit and Crochet Nites every Tuesday from 5:30 until 8! Come grab a beer or a refreshing drink, a snack, and spend some time with like minded crafters! We’ll have prizes and goodies, so don’t miss out!

The 2017 Holiday Catalog is LIVE! Click here to view our gorgeous collection of yarns and patterns for this holiday season!

Upcoming Events

Sunday, November 19th was the first of our Sunday openings for the holiday season – but remember: WEBS will be CLOSED on Christmas Eve, Sunday December 24th – so please plan your trips to Northampton accordingly.

Double check our Holiday ’17 catalog to find out what our shipping cutoff dates are and to make sure your items arrive in time for the holidays!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! Show 510: Kathy Talks With Nicole Blum and Catherine Newman

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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This week on Ready, Set, Knit!, Kathy is chatting with two guests – Nicole Blum and Catherine Newman, two local authors who have a brand new book, Stitch Camp: 18 Crafty Projects for Kids and Tweens! With the holiday season upon us, this beautifully designed book is an excellent choice for the crafty kid in your life – including basic knit and crochet instructions! With snow days imminent and school vacations on their way, there are plenty of fiber art projects to keep everyone busy! We’re super excited about how budget friendly many of these projects are, and that they can be achieved with items you may already have stashed at home – perfect for staving off rainy day boredom!


Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: Closeouts from Rowan!

Reminders: 

We’ve teamed up with Northampton Brewery for Knit and Crochet Nites every Tuesday from 5:30 until 8! Come grab a beer or a refreshing drink, a snack, and spend some time with like minded crafters! We’ll have prizes and goodies, so don’t miss out!

The 2017 Holiday Catalog is LIVE! Click here to view our gorgeous collection of yarns and patterns for this holiday season!

Upcoming Events

Sunday, November 19th was the first of our Sunday openings for the holiday season – but remember: WEBS will be CLOSED on Christmas Eve, Sunday December 24th – so please plan your trips to Northampton accordingly.

Double check our Holiday ’17 catalog to find out what our shipping cutoff dates are and to make sure your items arrive in time for the holidays!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set Knit! Show 509: Kathy Talks With Tricia Malcolm

Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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This week, Kathy is talking to Trisha Malcolm, editor of Vogue Knitting. Vogue just released a gorgeous Holiday 2017 issue, and it has been an absolute treat to read! Some of our favorites include Amy Gunderson’s Blanket, Mari Lynn Patrick’s Curve Cable Pullover, and of course, Cathy Payson’s A-Line Pullover knit in Valley Yarns Peru and Southampton! This issue is an absolute must if you’re looking for to-die-for winter projects. And don’t miss out on the Vogue Knitting Berkshires Knitting Intensive, happening from February 28th through March 3rd 2018 – less than an hour from WEBS in gorgeous Berkshire County, Mass! Click the links for all the details!



Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week:

Reminders: 

Northampton Bag Day is on Saturday, November 18th this year and the savings continue on Sunday, 11/19, which is our first Sunday holiday opening! We’ll have plenty of savings in store – and you don’t even have to have a bag!

We’ve teamed up with Northampton Brewery for Knit and Crochet Nites every Tuesday from 5:30 until 8! Come grab a beer or a refreshing drink, a snack, and spend some time with like minded crafters! We’ll have prizes and goodies, so don’t miss out!

The 2017 Holiday Catalog is LIVE! Click here to view our gorgeous collection of yarns and patterns for this holiday season!

Upcoming Events

WEBS will be closed on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, November 23rd!

Sunday, November 19th is the first of our Sunday openings for the holiday season – but remember: WEBS will be CLOSED on Christmas Eve, Sunday December 24th – so please plan your trips to Northampton accordingly.

Double check our Holiday ’17 catalog to find out what our shipping cutoff dates are and to make sure your items arrive in time for the holidays!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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Ready, Set, Knit! Show 508: Kathy Talks With Dotty Widmann

Saturday, November 11th, 2017
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This week, Kathy is chatting with Dotty Widmann, owner of The Net Loft, a gorgeous yarn and creative lifestyle store located in Cordova, Alaska, a rural fishing town. Each Spring, Cordova is inundated with migrating birds. To celebrate the mass migration and their shorebird festival in May, Dotty is inviting knitters from all over the world join the Copper River Delta Birds by Hand project to create knitted birds to send to Cordova, where they’ll be displayed in the community center and museum. Dotty was inspired by Arne and Carlos and their book Field Guide to Knitted BirdsAs an added bonus, for each bird sent, one dollar will be donated to the Shorebird Study and Habitat Preservation Agencies!

Check out the Copper River Birds by Hand project on Facebook and Instagram to stay connected!



Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week:

Reminder

Vickie Howell is at WEBS TODAY!! Come on over at 4 for a meet and greet and to catch a showing of The Knit Show with Vickie Howell!

We’ve teamed up with Northampton Brewery for Knit and Crochet Nites every Tuesday from 5:30 until 8! Come grab a beer or a refreshing drink, a snack, and spend some time with like minded crafters! We’ll have prizes and goodies, so don’t miss out!

The 2017 Holiday Catalog is LIVE! Click here to view our gorgeous collection of yarns and patterns for this holiday season!

Upcoming Events

Vickie Howell will be at WEBS on Saturday, November 11th! She’ll be teaching a class and we’ll be having a screening of The Knit Show with Vickie Howell! The event is free, but we’re asking you to please sign up so that we will have enough chairs and yummy snacks!

Northampton Bag Day is on Saturday, November 18th this year! We’ll have plenty of savings in store – and you don’t even have to have a bag!

WEBS will be closed on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, November 23rd!

Sunday, November 19th is the first of our Sunday openings for the holiday season – but remember: WEBS will be CLOSED on Christmas Eve, Sunday December 24th – so please plan your trips to Northampton accordingly.

Double check our Holiday ’17 catalog to find out what our shipping cutoff dates are and to make sure your items arrive in time for the holidays!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

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