Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Kits are the trick right now. Please stop in and check out all the new kits and inventory. You'll love these two new scarves, one green and one pink. It is the perfect way to try a new project, you get everything in one complete package. What a great gift idea.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Kim is out with Frank and reports via IPOD:

Here's just a few shots from my trip to Mardi Gras in New Orleans! I've learned two new words: "Who Dat?" That's what they're saying, I have no idea what it means, but it has something to do with saints and football. I got lot's of beads, even some from a pirate. I'll bring some home to you Anna.

Love Frank

Monday, January 4, 2010

She's Got it Now . . . . .

Manos was inspired to take a class and learn to knit. She finishes her first class and her first scarf. (See pic! Great scarf!) We'd of thought she would tackle another scarf but NNNNNOOOOO!

Manos decides she should be doing her "first garment" (like your first mountain, first investment, first love, first race, wait?!), not a first garment, doesn't she know . . . . . we have a ten scarf, 2 vest, 3 shawl pre-first garment requirement . . . . .

Nope, She's got it Now! . . . . . she have the nerves of steel and have the inspirational instructor who can bring her to "garment" . . .. who'd of thought, she was beginning and eager and had the will to win . . . . . her second project is a Garment.

Wow, if you know someone who needs this step, join Dianna at her "Beginner's 1st Top Down" class on Sat the 9th and Sat. the 30th. Yep, it is in fact that inspirational. We are waiting to see this one on Jan. "Show It Off". (a collection of all our FO's, fresh off the needles, that we want to share).

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

My Girlfriend's China

Had to share the story about my girlfriend's China . . . . .

. . . . . before Christmas we are gettin together to debrief and blow off . . . . we were having some new wine and knitting away when she say something about getting some snacks . . . . .

we wander into another room . . . . . and there is all my girlfriend's China . . .

and ya know, her China is very pretty, mine doesn't work like that . . . . .

I like her China more!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Anna's - Important Stuff!

I'm gettin toooooo big for this place!!!!! I need more room!

Hello Yarn Shoppe Shoppers!
Have you heard yet? You have if you join us on our 4th Birthday Celebration! Word on the street is…
we have changed the name of the shoppe to…

Anna’s Yarn Shoppe!

I have not sold the business…It’s still me…we are just growing up and changing things a bit.
Want some more news…

It’s BIG….

We are looking to move to a BIGGER LOCATION!!! We are just bustin out of this shoppe and can barely house all the things we do!

This will happen well after the holidays and we are still in Elk Grove. We will keep you posted as we get everything finalized.

Okay…the scoop on the Santa Scarf is that class is almost full. This is a really cute scarf and will be a fun social class!
Class will meet Sunday, December 13th from 2-4 PM. Cost includes materials too!

Do you know what’s happening Saturday? SANTA’S ELVES

Have your family shop for you… Fill out your wish list here at the shoppe, then send ‘em in…

We’ll even buy them pizza, soda & dessert!

Lunch will be served from 12-2PM. Perfect opportunity to get those things you’ve been eyeing but just haven’t gotten yet.

Enjoy the perfect knitting weather and we’ll see you at the front table of Anna’s Yarn Shoppe!!

Anna Starr
Serving the Crafting Community since 2005

8238 Laguna Blvd
Elk Grove, Ca 95758
phone (916) 691-3979

Peggy's Slouch Tam

Speaking of design . . . . Peggy also is a designer. She found a store hat that wasn't just perfect so she came up with her own hat. She will be teaching this Tam on Tuesday the 15th, from 6-8. This two season class is only $ 20.

Perfect Pink Flap Hat

Join Anna this Sunday from 12-2 for this great hat class. This one is Anna's own design. She couldn't find a pattern she liked so she just designed the perfect hat! This two session class is great for doing this very special hat. She'll help you pick out just the right colors of yarn for this one of a kind hat.

Monday, December 7, 2009

On Demand Scarf!!!?????

They won't leave her alone . . . . . Cyndee is wearing this scarf to the birthday party at Anna's and they won't leave her alone . . . . . so she is doing a class THIS SUNDAY just for this Santa Scarf . . . . . Sunday - 2-4 pm, $ 45, all materials & instructor included. Ok, it's right around the corner but there is still time to make this for that special party?

Friday, December 4, 2009

The next step . . . . . . Your "Swing Coat"

Wow, this is the next step, … . . you haven’t done a big fashion piece yet and now you have the perfect opportunity to make that statement. This "Swing Coat" is timeless and will serve you well in several seasons. Check out the classic features of this coat.

Cyndee has this coat on display in the window and you can join her on Thursday the 10th at 6-8 for a two session class.

As a class, you'll be deciding when to schedule your second session.

This is one of those projects that will always be noticed!

Cyndee will help with color selection, her famous 'table consult ' for just that perfect color will make it easier to select your yarn.

Mini Mitten or . . . . . . .

When we asked Peggy about her next class "Mini Mitten" she said "it can be a package tag, or is it a key chain fob or maybe it is a frig magnet … … you pick! This little mini mitten is the perfect gift for someone you just met and they don’t know you knit. Mini Mitten is being offered as a class next Tuesday the 8th from 6-7.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Beginner's 1st Top Down

Ya think you'll always be knitting scarves . . . . . . you can whip out this sweater! Join us on Saturday the 5th from 2-5.

Diana reports, "any beginner that can knit & purl will whip this project out in a few days, it's 2 stitchs per inch! The purl is only on the trim.". . . . . There is still time to sign up for this class.

Click the link over to the left for "Class Schedule" for all the details.

***Anna's Yarn Shoppe***

8238 Laguna Blvd
Elk Grove, Ca 95758
phone (916) 691-3979

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Felted Lammys

Felted Lammys Class
Sunday the 22th, 2-4

This is a great first “Felting” class. This intermediate knitting class features these really cute toys that will go in a stocking OR on your desk as a statement about where you would be in you weren’t at work … . . This will be a "kit class", you'll get all the supplies in class. This is a great way to sample doing a small project without getting stuff with that awkward extra ball of yarn. Join Dena at the table … . . There is still time to sign up for this class on Sunday the 22nd from 2 - 4.

“After Thanksgiving Day…Before Thanksgiving Day SALE!!”

Hello to all,
Before we begin with the really good stuff…I have to say thank you to all that helped the shoppe out this last week end.

My dad had a heart attack last Friday and knowing that I could literally walk away and leave the shoppe in such capable hands was a HUGE relief. My dad is doing better but we are waiting on the next procedure. Thanks again for all your help, support, concern and prayers.

Now…for the GOOD STUFF!!
You DO know what’s happening Saturday right?

We are offering you the opportunity to save BIG…its our

“After Thanksgiving Day…Before Thanksgiving Day SALE!!”

We want to offer the sale before Thanksgiving so that everyone can come. For those of you traveling…here is your
chance to get some great road trip stash to work on. For those of you hangin around… you get some of your shopping done early! Don’t worry, we’ll be open the Day after Thanksgiving…and we have lots planned for that day too!

Do you know what else is happening Saturday?

We are celebrating our 4th anniversary.

Can you believe it?

You know how we do celebrations…FOOD & FUN. We are serving a wonderful lunch as well as delicious desserts. Plan to stop by from 12 - 2 PM for some really great food.
2 PM is a toast to the shoppe and announcement time…plan to stay after lunch to get the buzz around the shoppe.

Now…wanna save more?

Joining In The Loop is a great way to save ALL the time EVERY time. In The Loop members are gonna save big on Saturday and we want you to be a part…Even if you choose not to join…you’re still gonna be glad you came!
Happy knitting…
Anna Starr
Serving the Crafting Community since 2005

Anna’s Yarn Shoppe

8238 Laguna Blvd
Elk Grove, Ca 95758
phone (916) 691-3979

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Keep it Covered . . . . . . .

the Ruffled Hat class is coming up and there is still room to join Cyndee on Sunday the 22nd for this beginner knit hat class.

They say you lose 70% of your heat from the top of your heat . . . . . well, let's get that covered!

Amarigumi Club

These are those little guys that live in the window that we keep wanting to hold and show off to the kids.

Join us at the table with Melissa and
The Amarigumi Club
for a great set of toys. This one is a great fun crochet project. There is still time to join her on Saturday the 21th from 1 - 3 pm. These work up pretty quick and will fill the need for some stocking stuffers!