Classes in TWO locations!
ESTES PARK, CO
The Stitchin Den Shop
165 Virginia Drive
Estes Park, Colorado
Three B's Coffee House
2200 Reservoir Rd
For questions about the classes, please contact the shop directly, at 970.577.8210
Check out Sticks and Strings!
We meet the second and fourth Monday of every month from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM.
It is a spectacular time to be in Estes Park, Colorado. Remember anytime can be girlfriend time. The Stitchin' Den has room for everyone.
Knitting and Stitching for Charity
Stashes. We all have one. Even if we don't want to admit it out loud. Check out TheStitchin' Den's featured charity knitting projects.
North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley is looking for knitted and crocheted hats for babies. These hats are for premature and normal newborns especially in Weld county. Thanks to Janet West of Greeley for providing the knitted pattern for these hats. It was posted in our December Newsletter and is now on the Yarn page at www.thestitchinden.com
Warm The World focuses on US children in our foster care system as well as seveal targeted orphanges overseas and at risk adults. You can donate handmade afghans, hats and scarves or your left over yarn (nicely balled).
The Estes Valley Knitter's Guild is supporting the Estes Park police and ambulance service. They are in need of blankets to be kept in their emergency vehicals. You can knit or crochet asny worsted weight machine washable yarn into 10 inch by 10 inch squares. thanks to JoAnn Mullen and Liz DeCleene for orgaining and coordinating making these donations into squares.
Susan G. Komen is one of our favorite foundations. They need donations of knitted or crocheted hats and scarves out of machine washable pink yarn. All proceed from the sale of these donations go to fund breast cancer research.
Hats and scarves for the childen of Nepal began seveal years ago and was brought to The Stitchin' Den by Collette Smith. Collette worked at the shop for several years and has continued to inspire people to created beautiful knitted items.
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The Staff Stitch of the Month is the Cevron Rib.
This stitch is worked in a repeat of 18 sts plus one knit. So cast on your project in multiples of 18 plus one.
Row 1: (RS) P1, *K1, P2, K2, P2, P1; rep from* to end.
Row 2: *K3, P2, K2, P2, K1, (P2, K2) twice;rep from *to last st, K1.
Row 3: *(P2, K2) twice, P3, K2, P2, K2, P1; rep from * to last st, P1.
Row 4: *K1, P2, K2, P2, K5, P2, K2, P2; rep from * to last st, K1.
Rep these two rows.
Want to know more?
Check out the Home page for times and dates.
Hand Knitters Master Knitter Program
Susan, Donna, Pam, Deb, and Liz are all starting the Hand Knitters Master Knitter Program sponsored by The National Knitter's Guild.
We are meeting regularly at Kind Coffee in Estes Park to make sure we all stay on track. It is a lot of fun and is helping us fine tune all of our skills.
Interested in forming a stitchin' group?
The Stitchin' Den would like to help. We have several opportunities to meet in the shop. Monday afternoons, Tuesday mornings, Saturday all day or Sundays during the summer.
Join groups already in session at Notchtop every Thursday at 2PM or the 1st and 3rd Monday night with the Knitting Margaretas at Casa Grande
Novice stitchers, experts or stitcher wanna bes are all welcomed. A lot of help and support will be available at each group.
We want to be your destination for all your knitting and needlework supplies. We will strive to provide you with a fun and memorable experience every time you visit the Stitchin’ Den.
Our mission is to support you through every project and provide you with exceptional supplies, education and customer service.
We want to bring the art of knitting and needlework to all who are interested including our customers, community groups and functions and students of all ages.