Infinity Cowls & Scarves… Love!

I enjoy knitting, but more importantly – wearing – Infinity Cowls/Scarves.  Usually a 300 yard project, knit on any size needle, with any yarn.  Then drape, wrap, and love!

Natural Suburbia's Forest Glade Cowl

Natural Suburbia’s Forest Glade Cowl

Stumbled across this one today – free download on Ravelry… with quite a few yarn options!

I’m knitting mine in TSC Artyarns “Tranquility” – Merino, Cashmere, Silk.  Quite lovely!!

TSC Artyarns

Special discount on this yarn 20% off – thru the holidays.. (think: great gift!!) Be sure to mention the post.

Happy luxurious Knitting!

Two New Knitting Classes at LTCC Connect!

Lake Tahoe Community College is once again offering two knitting programs, both hosted by Lauren, the owner of the Knitting Nest:

Learn to Knit & Beyond!

Tuesdays, November 10th-December 15th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

This creative and fun-filled workshop begins with essential lessons for both new and more experienced knitters: choosing supplies, casting on, knitting, purling and binding off. Learn how to increase, decrease, make a buttonhole, knit lace, cable, knit in the round and read patterns. Participants will discover a host of useful techniques that makes knitting both exciting and enjoyable. Workshop fee includes yarn and needles to get started. Cost: $85

Already a knitter? Join the Knitting Club!

Tuesdays, November 10th-December 15th from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

The Knitting Club is for those who are already familiar with the basics of knitting. This is a fun place to meet other knitters, learn new skills and get help with knitting challenges. Bring your current project and knit with us! Cost: $65.

Find more information and register for both programs here!

Holiday Shopping!

Need the perfect gifts for the knitters in your life?  Come by The Knitting Nest and check our our boutique selection of yarn, knitting needles, kits, mugs, bags and more, as well as many items that are currently 50% off!  And don’t delay–we’re open for the next 2 weeks, but will be CLOSED from December 22nd through 28th.

Happy holidays, and happy knitting!

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2nd Annual Holiday Faire: This Weekend!

Holidayflyer2014Once again, The Knitting Nest is kicking off the holiday season with its 2nd Annual Holiday Faire! Join us at The Eagles’ Nest between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. There will be festive fall and holiday cocktails (as well as complimentary appetizers!) at Billy’s Bar, and a wonderful selections of vendors.  Check out the poster for more information.  Hope to see you there, and happy knitting!

Knitting Club

KnitNestLogo2013Looking for a fun knitting group? Want to improve your skills, get some help with a project or just enjoy an evening with others who love yarn and needles? It isn’t too late to join the Knitting Club at Lake Tahoe Community College. The club is facilitated by Lauren Wayne, owner of The Knitting Nest, and continues into November and December on Tuesday nights.

This is a group of fun, enthusiastic and passionate knitters. Bring in your current project and sit and knit! Participants also learn useful techniques and troubleshooting skills.

Sign up here to guarantee your spot!

Happy knitting!