Many of you have had the pleasure of taking classes at Claddagh with
teacher/designer/yarn whisperer Kira Dulaney, so I'm glad to let you know that she's put together another of her popular yarn crawls for Saturday, July 18, and has spaces still
The agenda: Yarn Crawlers will meet at Exclusive Buttons in El Cerrito to check out
their legendary vintage stash and a trunk show of Kira's patterns and kits; carpool to Claddagh, where we'll have lots of beautiful new samples out to inspire your next project (10 percent
discount for attendees!); and then relax together over lunch at Thai Delight here in north Berkeley.
I hope your summer's off to a great start! If you're in town, stop by any time--the tables are
set up especially for knitters and crocheters who want to get a few rows in while enjoying the sunshine.
Claddagh's just had a couple of special deliveries: Perfect for portable summer
knitting are gradient kits from Pigeonroof--dyed locally by Krista
McCurdy, each set has 40 yards each of six ombre-making shades to be knit on their own or as striking complement to your next sweater, scarf, shawl . . . anything,
Another new favorite are our knitters' eye charts. The real deal, in lace pattern format, these
make a fantastic gift for any knitter.
Hi everyone! We've got two great events in June and some shop news...read
On the evening of Monday, June 8, we welcome to Claddagh Cecelia
Campochiaro, who has just come out with her book Sequence Knitting. In Sequence
Knitting Cecelia explores iterations of stitch patterns worked over different numbers of stitches; the results are as intriguing as they are beautiful.