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Hi Studio Fan,

Discover great new products, patterns, and of course, gift items and ideas this month at the Studio! Stop by the store and let us help you check some gifts off of your holiday yarncrafting list!

And of course, check out our new class & workshop offerings -- make this winter a good one with new skills and new friends!

Please note our holiday hours: Thursday, Dec. 5, 11:30 - 5:00; Tuesday, Dec. 8, 11:30 - 5:00; Friday, Dec. 25, CLOSED; Thursday, Dec. 31, 11:30 - 4:00; Friday, Jan. 1, CLOSED.

Come and see us soon!

- The Studio Staff

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Get free help every week at the Studio! Crochet Doctor is in every Tuesday, 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Knitting Doctor is in every Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30.

In This Issue: December 2009

Yarn of the Month - 15% off!

Vanna's Choice
New Yarns & Products -- Just in Time for the Holidays!
LB Collection Baby Alpaca Amazing
Scarf Pins

Click the following links for information about new yarns at the Studio: 5 new colors of Vanna's Choice, brand new Amazing, and luxurious new LB Collection Baby Alpaca.

We have great holiday gift ideas from shawl pins to project bags. Click here for just a taste of what's new at the Studio.

Can't decide on the perfect gift? Don't forget about our Studio gift certificates! Come in to purchase one today!

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Join in the Fun -- Special Events at the Studio

You're invited!

Nicky Epstein. December 3, 6 p.m. Designer extraordinaire Nicky Epstein visits the Studio for an artist talk and book signing of her brand new book, Knitting a Kiss in Every Stitch. Pick up copies of Nicky's book at the Studio. We're almost full, so RSVP now! Click here for RSVP info.

Men's Night. December 13, 5:30 p.m. Join us for our monthly night of secret male behavior. Just kidding, it's just knitting, crochet, yarncrafting, and camaraderie -- as far as the ladies know. RSVPs now open. Click here for RSVP info.

FREE Yarncrafting Clubs. Join us for Thursday Night Yarncrafting (December 10) OR for the Amigurumi Club (December 16). Click here for more info.

Flicks with Sticks. December 17, 7:30 p.m. Because of the holidays, our movie night moves to the third Thursday of December. RSVPs are OPEN. This month's movie is How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Click here for RSVP info.

Save the Dates! Join Nicky Epstein for the launch of the Knitting on Top of the World Knit-a-thon on January 3, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm. Also, come for a special artist talk with our current featured artist, Nathan Vincent, January 7, 6 p.m. More details to follow in the mid-month newsletter. *(Please do NOT reply to this e-mail for any RSVPs. Please follow the directions in the links above.

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Who's Shopping at the Studio?


Each month, we want to introduce you to one of your awesome fellow Studio customers! This month, meet Wendy!

What kind of yarncrafter are you?
A knitter, crocheter, and spool knitter.

What is your current project?
I'm working on a skirt made in Microspun. However, this skirt may be commandeered by my niece, so I'm already planning others in several color combinations.

What's your favorite kind of project?
The kind of project that lets me sink myself into the pattern and put it on remote-control. Not just stockinette or garter, but lace as well, once I get the repeat down.

Share a fun fact about yourself.
I'm a confirmed chocoholic -- dark chocolate preferred!

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New Classes & New Skills!


Join us for great classes all season!

Master classes include: Two offerings from Melissa Leapman -- Colorful Cables and Mosaic Knitting; also, Prudence Mapstone makes a rare US appearance to teach her world-renowned Freeform Knitting or Crochet Class.

New classes include: Socks on Double Pointed Needles (Gusset Heel), Tunisian Crochet -- Fancy Stitches, and so much more.

Returning favorites include: How to Block Your Garments, Natural Fiber Dyeing, Intro to Intarsia, Get "En-Gauged," and more.

Click here to see all classes. Call us to book your space.

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