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Ready, Set, Knit! 425: Kathy talks with Kate Bachus

Saturday, December 12th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with Kate Bachus, founder and owner of A Hundred Ravens. Kate worked as a game designer and knit on the side. When she began dyeing yarn for fun everyone wanted a skein!

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #425 - Kathy talks with Kate Bachus. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Check out the exclusive Iachos gradient kits in colors only available  at WEBS.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Reminder:

Our annual Year End Blowout Sale will begin online Tuesday December 22 and in store Saturday December 26.

Our Winter/Spring classes are now online – go register!

Holiday Shipping Deadlines!

– West Coast: Dec. 16th

– Midwest/South: Dec 18th

– East Coast: Dec 21st.

Upcoming Events:

WEBS retail store is open Sundays 12-5, now through December 20th. only 2 more Sundays!

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 424: Kathy talks with Betsy Perry

Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with Betsy Perry of Classic Elite Yarns. They talk about charity knitting and the newest yarns and pattern collections from Classic Elite.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #424 - Kathy talks with Besty Perry. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Check out Camelot and it’s pattern book, Warm Woolies, as well as Funky Chunky and the great pattern support for this yarn. And sign up for the Classic Elite Web Letter for great weekly patterns and ideas!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Reminder:

WEBS employees are once again walking and running in the Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage tomorrow, December 6th. We’re all working to raise money for our favorite community organization and you can help! You can make a donation to any employee, or to the whole team, here.  Donations are accepted through December 31st.

Holiday Shipping Deadlines!

– West Coast: Dec. 16th

– Midwest/South: Dec 18th

– East Coast: Dec 21st.

Upcoming Events:

WEBS retail store is open Sundays 12-5, now through December 20th.

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 423: Kathy talks with Faina Goberstein

Saturday, November 21st, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with first time guest Faina Goberstein, author of the new book The Art of Slip Stitch Knitting.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #423 - Kathy talks with Faina Goberstein. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Faina was born in Russia and learned how to knit socks as a child! She worked as a mechanical engineer and, and became a math professor when she and her family moved to California. She has been knitting her whole life, with the publication of her first book in 2008, and hasn’t stopped since!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Reminder:

Northampton Bag Day is happening this weekend at our retail store! Shop today 10-5:30, or tomorrow 12-5.

WEBS employees are once again walking and running in the Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage On December 6th. We’re all working to raise money for our favorite community organization and you can help! You can make a donation to any employee, or to the whole team, here. Every dollar will be matched by Steve and Kathy so your donation will do twice as much good! Make a donation to Team WEBS now.

Upcoming Events:

We’ll will be closed next Thursday, November 26th, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

WEBS retail store will be open Sundays 12-5, now through December 20th.

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 422: Kathy talks with Verity Britton

Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with first time guest Verity Britton, owner of Baa Ram Ewe, a lovely yarn shop and yarn producer from England.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #422 - Kathy talks with Verity Britton. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

The shop opened in 2009. They wanted to celebrate the history and heritage of wool in Yorkshire while appealing to modern knitters and their yarns really took off after Titus was reviewed by Clara Parkes. This year they introduces Dovestone DK and there’s great pattern support for both yarns.

Titus is available in 14 colors and Dovestone DK is available in 12 colors from WEBS, with great pattern support for both.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Reminder:

WEBS employees are once again walking and running in the Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage On December 6th. We’re all working to raise money for our favorite community organization and you can help! You can make a donation to any employee, or to the whole team, here. Every dollar will be matched by Steve and Kathy so your donation will do twice as much good! Make a donation to Team WEBS now.

Upcoming Events:

Northampton Bag Day is happening at our retail store on Nov. 21st, that’s NEXT week!

We’ll will be closed Thursday, November 26th in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

WEBS retail store will be open Sundays 12-5 beginning November 22, through December 20.

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 421: Kathy talks with Fiona Ellis

Saturday, November 7th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with WEBS 2015 Knitwear Designer in Residence, Fiona Ellis. Her last design for the year is the Red Letter Day cardigan knit in Valley Yarns Northampton.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #421 - Kathy talks with Fiona Ellis. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

This detailed cardigan features morphing cables and subtle feminine shaping, a theme common in most of the designs Fiona created for WEBS this year. Learn about all of Fiona’s designs and where she finds inspiration.

Amy’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Reminder:

Our 2015 Holiday Catalog is available to browse online now and should be arriving in mailboxes this week!

We have a limited number of Schacht Looms available in cherry, snap these up before they’re gone!

Steve no longer has a Deal of the Day but your can check out the Deals of the Week. A new Deal starts every Tuesday, check the Sale tab on our website.

Upcoming Events:

Northampton Bag Day is happening Nov. 21st this year.

WEBS will be closed Thursday, November 26th in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

WEBS employees are once again walking and running in the Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage On December 6th. We’re all working to raise money for our favorite community organization and you can help! You can make a donation to any employee, or to the whole team, here. Every dollar will be matched by Steve and Kathy so your donation will do twice as much good! Make a donation to Team WEBS now.

WEBS will be open Sundays 12-5 beginning November 22, through December 20.

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 420: Kathy talks with Marcy Vandale

Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with designer Marcy Vandale about her Got You Covered eBook as part of the WEBS Emerging Designer Series.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #420 - Kathy talks with Marcy Vandale. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

The Got You Covered Vest, Socks and Hat and Mittens are available as individual patterns. You can find more of Marcy’s patterns on Ravelry and be sure to check out Adventure du Jour Designs, her collaborative designs with Debbi Stone.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Reminder:

We have a limited number of Schacht Looms available in cherry, snap these up before they’re gone!

Steve no longer has a Deal of the Day but your can check out the Deals of the Week. A new Deal starts every Tuesday, check the Sale tab on our website.

WEBS employees are once again walking and running in the Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage. We’re all working to raise money for our favorite community organization and you can help! You can make a donation to any employee, or to the whole team, here. Every dollar will be matched by Steve and Kathy so your donation will do twice as much good! Make a donation to Team WEBS now.

Upcoming Events:

Northampton Bag Day is happening Nov. 21st this year.

WEBS will be open Sundays 12-5 beginning November  22 through December 20.

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! – No new show this week

Saturday, October 24th, 2015
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There’s no new show this week but you can enjoy any episode from the archives here.

We’re gathering up our supplies and getting ready for the final holiday gift making push. Our Holiday Gift Giving Guide should be in your mailboxes soon if you’re looking for last minute inspiration and supplies, but you can view it online now if you just can’t wait! And if you don’t already receive our catalogs you can sign up here and our next catalog will arrive in your mailbox in February 2016.

Kathy and Steve will be back with an all new show next week. Until then, have fun with your knitting and crochet!

Reminder:

We have a limited number of Schacht Looms available in cherry, snap these up before they’re gone!

Steve no longer has a Deal of the Day but your can check out the Deals of the Week. A new Deal starts every Tuesday, check the Sale tab on our website.

Upcoming Events:

WEBS will be open Sundays 12-5 beginning November  22 through December 27.

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

Ready, Set, Knit! 419: LA and Amy talk with Judith Durant

Saturday, October 17th, 2015
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This week’s show is a first in Ready, Set, Knit! history, we have guests hosts!

LA, WEBS Weaving Manager, and Amy, WEBS Education Manager, talk with author, editor and designer Judith Durant about her newest book in the One Skein Wonders series, One Skein Wonders for Babies.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #419 - LA and Amy talk with Judith Durant. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Judith talks about her favorite patterns, and the one she started making before the book was even finished, as well as the On Skein book series and the process of pulling those books together. Judith will be teaching at the American Textile Museum, check out their site for dates and times.

WEBS Gift cards are available

Amy’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Reminder:

We have a limited number of Schacht Looms available in cherry, snap these up before they’re gone!

Bluster Bay Shuttles will be available on the site soon, keep an eye out for them!

Steve no longer has a Deal of the Day but your can check out the Deals of the Week. A new Deal starts every Tuesday, check the Sale tab on our website.

Upcoming Events:

WEBS will be open Sundays 12-5 beginning November  22 through December 20.

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 418: Kathy talks with Shannon Herrick

Saturday, October 10th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with Shannon Herrick of Frabjous Fibers

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #418 - Kathy talks with Shannon Herrick. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.comShannon talks about moving to Vermont, picking up spinning and getting to work at Frabjous with beautiful fibers that she loves. There are still open seats in her upcoming classes at WEBS Nov. 7th and 8th, In Chains Plying Workshop, and 3D Texture Play.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Reminder:

Steve no longer has a Deal of the Day but your can check out the Deals of the Week every week in the Sale tab on our website.

National Spinning and Weaving Week ends today! Be sure to take advantage of special in-store deals today until 5:30!

Upcoming Events:

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 417: Kathy talks with Dave Van Stralen

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with Dave Van Stralen, owner of Louet, about the history of his family owned company.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #417 - Kathy talks with Dave Van Stralen. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.comAnd don’t miss your chance to try out a Louet spinning wheel, loom, or various Louet yarns and the chance to get your Louet wheel tuned up when Dave and his wife Pam stop by WEBS for a weekend-long special event October 9th and 10th!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Upcoming Events:

Our annual Knit and Crochet for the Cure is happening tomorrow! Sunday, October 4th.

National Spinning and Weaving Week is next week, Oct 5-10!

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

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