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Ready, Set, Knit! 461: Kathy talks with Donna Woolam

Saturday, October 8th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Donna G. Woolam, Director of Agriculture and Education at the Eastern States Exposition, about the upcoming Fiber Festival of New England.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #461 - Kathy talks with Donna Woolam. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

The Festival is taking place November 5+6 at the Big E Fairgrounds in the Mallory Complex. Make a Fiber Filled Weekend out of it! Visit WEBS on Saturday, stay a night at one of the hotels in Springfield and visit the Festival on Sunday! Sell or buy fleeces, take classes, watch the fashion show, participate in the Make it Yourself With Wool contest,  shop vendors from all over New England and the surrounding states, watch sheep shearing demos and more!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

Visit the Paradise City Arts Festival this weekend in Northampton.

Take a seat in the Adventure Du Jour Designs design class or visit their trunk show on Friday October 14.

WEBS retail store has extended it’s hours until 6:00PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. Thursdays the store will remain open until 8pm, and Saturdays until 5:30.

If you haven’t yet seen our new Website – check it out!

Upcoming Events:

We’ll be celebrating 10 years of Ready, Set, Knit!next month!

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! 460: Kathy talks with Vickie Howell

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Vickie Howell. Learn about Vickie and Kathy’s process to developing the new Valley Yarns Valley Superwash Super Bulky and Vickie’s exclusive colors!

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #460 - Kathy talks with Vickie Howell. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Check out Vickie’s designs for this yarn. And be sure to check out the FREE Super Scarf design! Look for the WEBS booth at Vogue Knitting Live in Minneapolis, and Vickie’s Make and Take!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

Our 11th Annual Knit for the Cure is happening tomorrow, Sunday 10/2, from 12-4!

WEBS retail store has extended it’s hours until 6:00PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. Thursdays the store will remain open until 8pm, and Saturdays until 5:30.

If you haven’t yet seen our new Website – check it out!

Upcoming Events:

Book your seat on the bus to Rhinebeck! Spaces are running out and the trip is in just 2 weeks!

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! 459: Kathy talks with Barry Schacht

Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Barry Schacht of Schacht Spindle Company.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #459 - Kathy talks with Barry Schacht. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Barry talks about their new Spinning Wheel the Flat Iron, WEBS will have it in stock soon!
This saxony Style wheel, with a left/right flyer design, and your choice of tension, was inspired by the geology of their hometown.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

WEBS retail store has extended it’s hours until 6:00PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. Thursdays the store will remain open until 8pm, and Saturdays until 5:30.

If you haven’t yet seen our new Website – check it out!

Upcoming Events:

Our 11th Annual Knit for the Cure is happening next Sunday, 10/2, from 1-4. The event is free but we ask that you register.

Book your seat on the bus to Rhinebeck! Spaces are running out!

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! 458: Kathy talks with Trisha Malcolm

Saturday, September 17th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Vogue Knitting Editor, Trisha Malcolm.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #458 - Kathy talks with Trisha Malcolm. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Launched in 1932 for just $.35 per issue, it was chock full of just patterns! Vogue Knitting, as we know it now, was relaunched in 1982. Trisha talks about the ups and downs between, some of the great Editors and the exciting new redesign of the magazine.

And Vogue Knitting Live! is happening in Minneapolis in just a few weeks!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

WEBS retail store has extended it’s hours until 6:00PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. Thursdays the store will remain open until 8pm, and Saturdays until 5:30.

Upcoming Events:

Book your seat on the bus to Rhinebeck! Spaces are running out!

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

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 457: Kathy talks with Betsy Perry

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Betsy Perry, owner of Classic Elite Yarns.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #457 - Kathy talks with Betsy Perry. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Check out all the new yarns for Fall and the fantastic pattern collections that accompany them.

Adelaide, featured in the 1607 Adelaide Book. Look for the Bundeena Cardigan and the Licola WrapArietta, featured in the 1608 Arietta Book. Look for the Hopewell Cardigan, and enjoy the FREE Arietta Cabled HatWildwood, featured in the 1609 Wildwood & Mountaintop Book. look for the Bigelow Cardi and the Colvin PulloverPalace, featured in the 1610 Fall Book. Look for the Hyppolyta cowl. And be sure to check out  1605 A time to Crochet, crochet collection!

Valley Yarns has a Brand New yarn coming this Fall! We have partnered with Vickie Howell and you can see her announcement in her latest Ask Me Monday Facebook Live broadcast from this past week! Check out Valley Superwash Super Bulky today!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Reminder:

WEBS IS closed on Monday, Labor Day, September 5th.

Beginning Tuesday, September 6th, 2016, the retail store will be extending it’s hours until 6:00PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. Thursday the store will remain open until 8pm, and Saturdays until 5:30.

Upcoming Events:

It’s not too early to book your seat on the bus to Rhinebeck!

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

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 456: Amy talks with Lisa Shroyer

Saturday, August 20th, 2016
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This week WEBS Education Manager Amy Greeman is in the studio with Interweave Content Strategist, Lisa Shroyer.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #456 - Amy talks with Lisa Shroyer. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Interweave Knits recently celebrated their 20th Anniversary, with an incredible collection of patterns! Amy and Lisa talk about how it all came together and how Interweave has influenced the industry over the years.

Fall Classes are live on the website! Register now online, in-store or by calling our Customer Service department.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Upcoming Events:

Today is the last day of WEBS Tax-Free weekend! Visit our retail store, buy anything taxable and we’ll refund the tax in your purchase!

It’s not too early to book your seat on the bus to Rhinebeck!

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

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 455: Amy talks with Shannon Dunbabin

Saturday, August 13th, 2016
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This week Amy talks with Shannon Dunbabin, Creative Director of Cascade Yarns.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #455 - Amy talks with Shannon Dunbabin. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Learn all about the history of Cascade Yarns and about some of their newest Fall yarns: MelillaSpuntaneousMondo, and 220 Superwash Merino.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Upcoming Events:

Special in-store WEBS promotion – today is the last day. Spend $50 in store and receive a $5 Gift Card! Spend$100 and get a$10 Gift Card, spend $200 and get a $30Gift Card!

Next weekend is tax free weekend at WEBS Retail Store! Buy anything taxable we’ll refund the tax in your purchase!

It’s not too early to book your seat on the bus to Rhinebeck!

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

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 454: Amy talks with Jillian Moreno

Saturday, August 6th, 2016
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This week WEBS Education Manager, Amy Greeman, is in the studio to talk to Jillian Moreno about her new book, Yarnitecture – a Knitter’s Guide to Spinning, available August 23rd.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #454 - Amy talks with Jillian Moreno. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Amy and Jillian talk about the process of spinning for a specific project, and how the book came together.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Upcoming Events:

WEBS is at Convergence in Milwaukee, WI this weekend! Come by and say hello!

WEBS is also at Stitches Midwest this weekend! We’re at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL through Sunday!

It’s not too early to book your seat on the bus to Rhinebeck!

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

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 453: Kathy talks with Benjamin Levisay

Saturday, July 30th, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Benjamin Levisay about the upcoming STITCHES Midwest. They chat about the importance of crochet, even for knitters, all of the amazing classes and events taking place that weekend as well as the great vendors on the show floor. Don’t forget to grab your 50% off admission coupon now!

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #453 - Kathy talks with Benjamin Levisay and Alasdair Post Quinn. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

 

Kathy also talks with Alasdair Post Quinn about his upcoming book, Double or Nothing – reversible knitting for the adventurous. You can catch previews of the patterns and pre-order your copy on his blog! You can check out his first book, Extreme Double Knitting, now!

Kathy’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Upcoming Events:

WEBS will be at Convergence in Milwaukee, WI next week! August 2-6.

WEBS is also at STITCHES Midwest August 5-7, in Schaumburg, IL

It’s not too early to book your seat on the bus to Rhinebeck!

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

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 452: Kathy talks with Kate Atherley

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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This week Kathy talks with Kate Atherley about her 4th, and newest book, The Beginner’s Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #452 - Kathy talks with Kate Atherley. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

After years working as a tech editor Kate began to compile some of answer to questions she regularly encountered in the process of pattern writing.  She sees designing and pattern writing as two separate skills and this is a guide for helping designers articulate their instructions. She also gives resources for photography and pattern layout.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week:

Upcoming Events:

WEBS will be at Convergence in Milwaukee, WI August 2-6.

It’s not too early to book your seat on the bus to Rhinebeck!

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

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

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