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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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Ready, Set, Knit! 416: Kathy talks with Jody Richards

Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with Jody Richards, founder of Knotions Magazine. You may recall this free online knitting magazine from a few years ago, it featured quarterly issues with about a dozen patterns each, great articles and tutorials. Good news, it’s back!

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #416 - Kathy talks with Jody Richards. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

While doing some site upgrades and maintenance Jody felt it was time to bring it back (and we’re all glad she did!) The new site will feature everything you used to love as well as great designer interviews and it’s mobile friendly.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Reminder:

Fall classes are open. Register now, they’re filling fast!

Upcoming Events:

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

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

Louet owners Dave and Pam Van Stralen will be at WEBS Oct 9+10, try out all their beautiful products!

Sign ups are open for our annual bus trip to Rhinebeck – get your seat now they’re almost gone!

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 415: Kathy talks with Kate Atherley

Saturday, September 19th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with Kate Atherley about her classes at WEBS next week, there are only a few seats left in her Custom Fit Sock Class and her Options for Working in the Round class! Sign up now if you’re interested!

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #415 - Kathy talks with Kate Atherley. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com
You can find Kate on her website (check out her teaching schedule to find a class or workshop near you!), on Twitter and Ravelry – and check out the latest KAL in her Ravelry Group!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week : 

Reminder:

Fall classes are open. Register now, they’re filling fast!

Upcoming Events:

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

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

Louet owners Dave and Pam Van Stralen will be at WEBS Oct 9+10, try out all their beautiful products!

Sign ups are open for our annual bus trip to Rhinebeck – get your seat now they’re almost gone!

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 414: Kathy talks with Marly Bird

Saturday, September 12th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with Marly, of Marly Bird Designs and The Yarn Thing Podcast, about the upcoming Stitches Texas and what you can expect at the show.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #414 - Kathy talks with Marly Bird. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Marly’s new book Cold Weather Crochet is due out in December, and be sure to check out her brand new YouTube channel, sponsored by RedHeart

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week :

Reminder:

Fall classes are open. Register now, they’re filling fast!

Classic Elite Trunk Show and Fall Kick-off is happening this Thursday, Sept 17th!

Upcoming Events:

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

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

Louet owners Dave and Pam Van Stralen will be at WEBS Oct 9+10, try out all their beautiful products!

Sign ups are open for our annual bus trip to Rhinebeck – get your seat now they’re almost gone!

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 413: Kathy talks with Amy Greeman

Saturday, September 5th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with WEBS Education Manager, Amy Greeman, about out upcoming Fall classes and guests teachers.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #413 - Kathy talks with Amy Greeman. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Be sure to check out all the classes here! You can register online, call Customer Service or stop in the store.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week :

Reminder:

Fall classes are open. Register now, they’re filling fast!

Bathroom renovations are happening in our retail store. We are now restricted to a single stall for all our customers and employees. Please plan ahead for restroom stops before and after your visit to help alleviate lines for other customers and staff. We will be down to this one bathroom stall through the Labor day weekend – PLEASE plan ahead.

Upcoming Events:

Registration for Spinzilla opened this past Tuesday. Have you joined a team? Are you ready?

Sign ups are open for our annual bus trip to Rhinebeck – get your seat now!

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

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Ready, Set, Knit! 412: Kathy talks with Doris Chan

Saturday, August 29th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with WEBS 2015 Crochet Designer in Residence, Doris Chan!

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #412 - Kathy talks with Doris Chan. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

The talk about the surprising simplicity of her newest design, the Crocheted Goshen Jacket, and how sophisticated and elegant it can look.

WEBS was a sponsor of the 2015 Crochet Guild Crochet Design Contest – check out the winners on their recap blog post.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week :

Reminder:

Fall classes are open. Register now, they’re filling fast!

Bathroom renovations are happening in our retail store. We are now restricted to a single stall for all our customers and employees. Please plan ahead for restroom stops before and after your visit to help alleviate lines for other  customers and staff. We will be down to just one bathroom stall through the Labor day weekend – PLEASE plan ahead.

Upcoming Events:

Registration for Spinzilla opens Sept. 1st at 10am. Are you ready?

Sign ups are open for our annual bus trip to Rhinebeck – get your seat now!

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

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No new Ready, Set, Knit! this week – What are you working on?

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
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There’s no new show this week, but but you can cool down a bit just by listening to this episode from February of this year when we were in the grip of a record breaking cold snap!

With some steadily hot temperatures and high humidity in the Northeast this past week it’s been hard to find projects to work on that didn’t make it even worse! What do you knit/crochet when it’s too hot but you just can’t help yourself?

Ready, Set, Knit! 411: Kathy talks with LA Bestor

Saturday, August 15th, 2015
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This week Kathy talks with WEBS Weaving Manager, LA Bestor, about Spinzilla and Spinning and Weaving Week in October.

Ready, Set, Knit! episode #411 - Kathy talks with LA Bestor. Listen now on the WEBS Blog - blog.yarn.com

Sign-ups open on Sept. 1st for our Spinzilla team, we’re prepared to spin our way to victory! Join us for a Pajama Party Spin-in and lots more fun if you’re local to WEBS, and look for some great prizes for our team members.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the week :

Reminder:

Sign ups are open for our annual bus trip to Rhinebeck – get your seat now!

Upcoming Events:

Bathroom renovations are happening in our retail store starting August 23rd. Please plan ahead for restroom stops before and after your visit to help alleviate lines for our customers and staff. We will be down to just one bathroom stall through the Labor day weekend – PLEASE plan ahead.

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

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