Store News

July 5th

We are all settled in the new shop.  Please stop in and see us.

June 15th


After 16 years in downtown Bethel it is time to hit the highway!  We are  moving the shop up to 10 Stony Hill   Road, Bethel, close to Target. I will be closing here on
June 24th, and re-opening July 5th.  
 So plan your projects accordingly.

  

        Shawl KAL   
Next "Shawl Knit A Long" is July 15th, 11-12:30.  All we ask is that the yarn be purchased from us and you are knitting a shawl.  Bring yours for show & tell.




April 24, 2017

The must have summer Bag!
Every one love's this crocheted bag by Lisa D.
crocheted with 5 balls Berroco's Swede. 
April 29th & May 6th.
Time 11-12:30pm. 
Cost $20.00, includes  the pattern.
Yarn must be purchased here.
*Must know basic crochet. 
 
                                                    
                                            Socks with Lisa
If you ever wanted to knit socks, here is your chance. Lisa found this great beginner sock pattern, she used  2 balls of Ambiente, a SW sport weight Merino yarn. 
Skills to bring to class include:  Long tail cast on, knit, purl, K2tg, ssk.  You will learn to knit a top down sock on sock on DPNs with a flap & gusset heel.  You will learn to join in the round, working on DPN's pick up and knit and the Kitchener stitch.
May 13th,  20th & June 3rd.  Time 10-11:30am
Yarn and pattern included in class price.   Cost: $75.00.


            Shawl KAL, monthly, every 3rd Saturday  11-12:30
Look for us on Ravelry!  Glorianne is posting about our shawl KAL.  This month the KAL is on Saturday April 22th,  join us 11-12:30.  It will be running on the 3rd Saturday of the month going forward.   Any Shawl pattern, we just ask that if you are knitting in our shop to please be using our yarns.   Thank you..  

 

Studio Time with Mary Ellen
Come see what the fun is all about!  Learn to needlepoint in this great class.
Now every Friday 10-12 OR 1-3pm.
Please sign up. 
Class space is limited.



          Charlie Harper

Trunk show is on the shop now!
 20% off trunk show canvas we have in stock.
Can you see the Porcupine  in the canvas?
Do you love cardinals?  Well Charlie does too.




                                                     Whats in the BOX you ask?
Come in and join the BOX of the  month Club! The customers love it .  Most are repeat monthly BOX owners.  Each month you will receive a BOX filled with a new yarn,  a pattern, a notion, and some times not knitted related at all.  It's a gift to your self, you deserve it!  The BOX is always ready for you on the 15Th of the month.  You just come and pick it up or I can ship it.  $28.99 plus tax.  


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March 9th, 2017
NEWS 
We will closing Mondays starting May 1st.  Closing for the warmer months, and will reopen Mondays in September.


Who Knew? 
This bags are flying out of here!  Received our first order on Monday, gone by Wednesday.  New order arriving Monday.  We will gladly order any bag for you.






Cosmic Dandy KAl
Let's knit a Cosmic Dandy together! KAL starts in the store on March 18 and goes for three months.  It will take place on the third Saturday of the month. So we'll get together on March 18, April 15 and May 20 at 11:00-12:30pm.
What is a KAL? It's a Knit A Long! We'll all knit the same pattern. The name of the pattern is Cosmic Dandy.  It's a gorgeous shawl that has three parts. The pattern is available on Ravelry. Here is the link:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cosmic-dandy
 
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 Come into the store to choose from our huge selection of yarns so that you can get started on this beautiful wrap.  Get a head start! 
You'll need: 
Colour A : fingering weight, 350m/383 yds 
Colour B : fingering weight, 300m/328yds  
Colour C : mohair silk lace weight, 250m / 273yds
We can also help you purchase the pattern on Ravelry while you're here.


December 28th, 2016

December 8th, 2016

Snow Much Savings
On sale now, all Books, Bags, & Berroco Yarns! 30% off
A Stitch in Time
Have your heard the weather for Sunday?  SNOW, yep, that's what they say!  Come in and get stocked up for your snow day!
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Open Sunday for the Month of December.
12/11 & 12/18
We will be closed Saturday,
December 24th, Christmas Eve,
 & Monday December 26th.  Have a great holiday and we will see you on Tuesday December 27th.
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  Holiday Party
Saturday December 17th
Festivities start at 1pm, grab bag exchange is  2pm.
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Great gift idea, Our
BOX of the month club!  $28.99 & tax, the 15th of each month you receive a 
BOX filled with knitting goodies!  Sign up now for the next 3 months.


December 1st, 2016
Just a quick note to say how proud I am of my customers.  Thank you all for helping out with this great cause.  We collected 317 hats for the Zika study.

The hats were picked up on the December 5th, and are on there way to the Dominican Republic to be handed out participants in the study being done by Columbia University Department of Pediatrics.


October 15th, 2016.  
Our 1st set of BOX's are ready for pick up! 

Is your name on one of these BOX'S  ?  
 It could be! 
We're so excited!  Our first BOX is ready to go.  If you want us to ship it, please email it to me or call with your address!   Shipping fee is $6.95.  We were so excited to add you to our list, we forgot to get address.  You can join the BOX club at any time, it goes out on the 15th of the month.  If we are not shipping it, it is ready for pick up.

Knitted Knockers for tomorrow, October 15th has been canceled.  I have the pattern and yarn and would be happy to give it to you.


We have collected 32 Zika hats so far.  Good job ladies!
Sale 
La Boheme, 25% off   
Cascade Casablanca, 30% off 
Mini Pumpkin Trio Kits $9.00 
Any canvas with an animal, 25% off. 
Ends October 22nd.

 




October 10th.
Zika Hats, again my customers are amazing! Thank you, thank you, thank you!  We have received many hats back from you but we still need a lot more.  They asked for 300!  Who know's, maybe we can do it.  Most of my companies have donated yarn for this great cause, but I am starting to run short with the free yarn.  You can use any lite weight yarn, no wool please, any pattern,  knit or crochet, any size premmie, infant, or newborn and know you are helping with a good cause. If you have a group or know anyone who would like to help, just spread the word.  We hope to have the hats back by December 1st, but will take them after that


The new "Top This Hats" are here!  Get them while we have them.  They are flying out of here!  If you have them prepaid and order, we have yours put aside.   Some of these are glow in the dark!  Really!
The Butterfly is on back order.

 
  Homestead  Poncho
Homestead is one of our favorite yarns.  We have many samples knit up in this.  This Poncho takes 4 hanks.  You will need a size 9 24" circular needle.  Pattern included with class. 
$50.00 includes 4 hanks of Homestead and instruction. 
October 22nd, 11-2. 
 
* 2 spots left

 Stranded Knitting

This hat is knit with the softest Alpaca.  2 balls, pattern an instruction all included in the price.  November  5th & 12th, Time 11-12.  Cost $45.00. Homework & supply list will be passed out before class.



What's in the BOX
The first BOX is here and will be ready for pick-up on Saturday, October 15th.  (let us know who wants it shipped, ($6.95 shipping fee). We launched this Yarn Club last month and are thrilled with the response.   The BOX will be ready on the 15th of the month.  Always filled with great stuff, some knitting, some not knitting.  But always something new to the shop, and always worth the value of  $28.99!!  One lucky BOX per month will have a special gift inside!  Could that be yours?  It's not too late, you can still sign up for the 3 month trial.

Needlepoint Studio Time With Mary Ellen
 
Who's in?  Next session's:
Friday's, Oct. 14th, & 28th, Time 12-2pm       OR
Monday's, Oct. 17th, & 31st, Time 11-1pm 
We try and rotate the Fridays and Monday. sometimes they get changed or canceled. We will always call you to let you know it cancels.  If we don't call you, the class is a go, and you are required to pay if you signed up.  We will throw in extra class's on Friday and Mondays if we have enough signups. 
 
    
Finishing
We have been getting finishing back at a steady pace!   If you have not received a call, it's not here yet.  We call as soon as it get's here.  We are still taking it in, but can not promise to have it back in time for Christmas.  Simple ornaments bought in thought mid November will get finished.



Our Candy Cane Club is complete!  Well done ladies!  The candy canes are still available, with stitch guide for $45.00 each.  Our new club will be "The Cottages" from Rebecca Woods.  You can go to www.Rebbecawoodsdesigns.com to see them all.  They are the 1302 series.  I have a picture here in the shop.This is the first one for January.  Please let me know if you would like to sign up for this by November 15th.   

A Stitch in Time, A Stitch in Time, 276 Greenwood Ave., Bethel, CT 06801



September 29th, 2016
mail tag

Do you have an extra hour this week?  Maybe today, if so, this is a really good reason to get your needles moving!  We are hoping to have  300 baby hats knit to help these beautiful babies.
$5.00 will get you the yarn and a pattern, when you bring the hat back we will give you a $5.00 store credit.  You can use your own yarn and pattern, but please use a light weight or a cotton.


A Zika Virus Health Education and surveillance Program 
for pregnant Women and their Babies in  
La Romana, Dominican Republic. 
Please help us knit hats for the newborn babies of these frightened women.   Everything you have
heard about Zika in Puerto Rico is true for the Dominican Republic, only worse.  Zika is sweeping
through the island.  
 
A program started by Columbia University's Department of Pediatrics
will follow and support 700 desperately poor pregnant teenagers through pregnancy
and until their babies are 2 years old. 

The future for their babies is uncertain.   But we can share our concern
By donating something that conveys security and love.

There will be cake!

posted Apr 6, 2016, 3:50 AM by Eva Donnelly   [ updated Apr 6, 2016, 3:51 AM ]



The table is set!  

Join us April 16th, for a "Yarn Sampling", featuring Amano yarns.  Amano Yarn was introduced to our country last September.   They have 6 yarns in their line, we currently have Warmi & Puna in stock and we want you to vote on the others!  The yarn will be on needles for you to sample knit.  And at the same time, you will be sampling all the needles from Knitters Pride.  Andra  will be here with her traveling trunk show filled with garments knit with her favorite yarns from Berroco. 


 
There will be Cake!
April 16th, 1-3pm.
Please RSVP 

It's a leap year

posted Feb 26, 2016, 10:15 AM by Eva Donnelly


Leap on in,
in honor of Leap Year,
we will give you 28% off your total purchase of $100.00!
Excludes previous purchased and special ordered items.
 In stock only.
Saturday, February 27th & Monday February 29th. 
Andean and Nordic style bags:

Come in and learn 2 color and 2 finger knitting while knitting in the round.  We will be knitting the Andean bag in class (the brown bag), but you will receive both patterns in your class kit. 
March 23rd and April 19th.
Time:  11-1, Cost $55.00
Polaris Poncho

5 skeins of North Star, by Berroco will knit this warm and cozy poncho.  It can be worn multiple ways.

Leap on in to SAVE  28% off your  total purchase of $100.00 or more.
Saturday 2/27th & Monday 2/ 29th.
Please no phone orders.

New class schedule

posted Feb 20, 2016, 1:40 PM by Eva Donnelly

Learn to Knit:  First Time Knitters  
We do these classes as a private lesson.  We have found that this offers a better learning experience and value for the first time knitter than traditional group classes.  Many students will learn to cast on,knit & purl in their hour lesson.  Call to schedule, $30.00 per hour.

So now you can cast-on, knit & purl.  What comes next?  Try one of our beginner skill building classes.  Each class offers a new technique to add to  your tool box!

Skill Builder Classes: 
Students must know how to cast-on, knit & purl.  If you are not at this level, please take a learn to knit private lesson first!

Ombre Hat: 
Skills you will learn:   
Stranded knitting, English knitting with right  hand and Continental with your left hand, at the same time.   Knitting  on circular &  double pointed needles.  How to  read a chart.  This is a great first stranded project with a very easy chart.
February 27th & March 5th.  Time  11-1.  
Cost $40.00, plus materials. 





Fingerless Mitts:  These mitts are done on a straight needle, then seamed to finish.  Great project, which can be knit with in any worsted weight yarn.  Skills you will  learn: 
Reading a written pattern.  Gauge, what is it and how do I get it?    Simple increases.  Ribbing for a stretchy edge. Seaming with the mattress stitch for a flawless finish. 
3- 1 hour classes.   April 2nd, 9th, & 16th.  Time 2-3pm.
Cost:  $25.00




Top This Hat: 
These irresistible kids hats are a great way to learn the basic techniques of knitting any hat in the round.  Skills you will learn include:  Reading a written pattern.  Gauge-yes, you really should do this when knitting a hat because size does matter!    Circular knitting, joining in the round.  Switching to double pointed needles for the top of the hat.  Placing markers and setting up for decreasing top of hat.  This hat knits quickly and is a fun and easy first circular project.  The most difficult part will be choosing your hat.  March 5th & 19th  Time:  2-3:30.  Cost $35.00, hat kit included.
 





 
Nordic Style Bag
Brings back memories of my teen years!  These are the cutest bags ever!  Use your imagination for the next one. Skills learned, 
2 color and 2 finger knitting.  3 needle bind off.  Reading a chart.
March 19 & April 2nd.  Kit &  2 patterns included. 
Time:  11-1.  Cost $55.00.

February 2016

posted Feb 20, 2016, 1:37 PM by Eva Donnelly

Let us help you to get your needle flying!  If you are a Knitter, Crocheter or Needlepointer, now is the time to take care of yourself.  Rumor has it, these  are the perfect  hobbies to help you relax and de-stress after a long day.  Come on in, we will help you unwind.

Spring is the perfect time to learn those new skills you have been thinking about.  You will have plenty of time to get those Holiday gifts going if you learn the skills now!  Our classes for both knitters and needlepointers will give you the confidence to tackle all your gift giving projects.

A Stitch in Time Charity Knitters! This is a new group we are forming.  Free, here at the shop.  Our first project will be lap blankets for patients in wheel chairs.  Berroco Vintage and Plymouth Encore are perfect choices for these small but much needed throws.  Come join us on the  fourth Saturday of the month, Starting March 26th, Time 2-3:30. Free social event, you supply the yarn.

1/24th Charity Knitting at "Newtown Country Club!

posted Feb 20, 2016, 1:28 PM by Eva Donnelly

 January 24th, (snow date January 31st)   No walk ins, space is limited, sign up a must. Come join fellow knitters and crocheters to make hats for the local hospitals.  Pattern, yarn and lunch included.  Always a fun day! 
Sign up Starts Monday January 4th, must pay at time of sign up Time: 12-4pm.  Cost: $15.00.

2/20 Update:
Here are some of the wonderful baby clothes we knitted for newborns at the local hospitals!

October News

posted Nov 15, 2015, 4:02 PM by Eva Donnelly

October 13th, 2015


January Ornament of the Month Club
Mini Candy Canes!  these little charmers will stitch up quick.  Join the club, mailed to you on the 5th of every month a new "Candy Cane" to stitch.   Threads available upon request.  Sign up by October 20th,  to start receiving January 5th. 

Canvas Price: $ 37.00 & 2.00 S & H
Special Finishing Price: $39.00 (this club only)


Studio Time with Mary Ellen:
Mondays:  October 5th, 12th, 26th.
Time 11am-1pm.
Sunday: October 25th.  We will continue to run Sunday class if we have enough students.  Remember to sign up in advance
Cost $20.00 per session. 
Time: 1pm-3pm.

New Class's
 
50 x 50 Poncho:
Great beginner class, learn to read a pattern, picking up stitches, while knitting this beautiful Poncho just in time for winter! 
Pattern included with class fee.
Saturday, Oct. 24th, Nov. 7th, & Dec. 5th.
Cost: $45.00, plus materials.
Time: 11am-1pm







Misti Mittens:
Learn DP knitting while making these warm cozy mittens that can be done before the frost hits the pumpkins!
free pattern.
Friday, Oct. 23rd & 30th.
Cost: $30.00, plus materials
Time: 11am-1pm.






Quick Mitts:

The name says it all. One or two at a time!
Tues: Oct 20th & 27th  OR Sat 14th & 21st.
Free pattern.
Cost:$25.00, plus materials
Time 11am-1pm.





Knit A Long:
Feather Weight Cardigan
Come and join the Knit A Long while making this must have Cardi!
Lace or Fingering, we will get you started and will be here to answer any questions for this project.  Yarn must be purchased here and KAL is for this project only.
1st Saturday of the month starting Nov. 7th, Dec 5th, Jan 2nd, and finishing March 6th.
Pattern $6.00, plus materials.
Time 2pm-3:30pm.


Easy Ombre Slouch:
First stranded knitting project, learn 2 handed knitting technique, DP knitting, and how to read a chart.  Pattern included.
Sat: Oct. 31st & Nov 14th.
Cost: $40.00, plus materials.  
Time: 11am-1pm. 
 
 
Some of our classes require homework.  We will give you a handout when you are signed up and paid for the class.  We do required that your yarn be purchased here at " A Stitch in Time".
Thank you for understanding.

Here's Whats Happening

posted Sep 12, 2015, 9:10 AM by Eva Donnelly

2015 Yarn Crawl
The Passports are here! 
  We will be kicking off our Crawl Thursday night September 24th, at 6pm with a "wine & cheese" event hosted by  Sven and Laura, owners of North Light Fibers.  Please join us for a fun evening and learn
How to Make Yarn & An Overview of Fiber
Have you ever handled raw cashmere, yak, bison or bamboo? How about Tussah silk vs. Mulberry silk? Learn about different fibers and how they are blended to make beautiful knitting yarns. North Light Fibers will demonstrate how handcrafted minimally processed yarn is produced through a virtual tour of the North Light Fibers' Micro Yarn Mill located on Block Island, RI. Hands on demonstrations and you will learn why steaming and guard hairs are very important to great yarn. And then you will see why we are carrying this beautiful, locally made yarn in our store!

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Yarn Crawl Schedule
Kick off:  Thursday evening with North Light fibers, 6pm.
  Daily door prizes. 10-5pm.
Saturday:  Andra, from "Berroco" will be here showing off all her beautiful samples knit in Berroco yarns. 

 "Chic a" trunk show, great bags in all sizes and styles.

  Jewelry By Beatriz trunk show.

Mohonk Moutain House Retreat
Our first retreat is coming up fast, book now, don't be disappointed.
November 20th, 21st, & 22nd.


 Below is our link to Mohonk Mountain, please use code AST1120, when making your reservation.
 http://usmmh.webhotel.microsdc.us/bp/search_rooms.jsp?groupCode=AST1120&checkinYear=2015&checkinMonth=11&checkinDay=20&numberOfNights=2&numberOfAdults=1

Knit in Public Day

posted Jun 10, 2015, 4:12 AM by Eva Donnelly

Join us for a Knit in Public event here at the shop.  Bring your own project or start Steven West's Boneyard Shawl, (photo below) using any weight yarn you like.  2pm- 4pm.  Refreshments will be served.
Saturday June 13th.

There is also an event going on at the 
 New Milford Public Library 
10-4
Buy your yarn on June 13th to knit this simple shawl and receive 20% off.

Boneyard Shawl by Steven West!
Join us Saturday June 13th and start this beautiul shawl.  You can use any weight yarn, ours is made from "Cestari " cotton yarn.
Quick easy one day workshops starting in July.  

The Month of June

posted Jun 10, 2015, 4:08 AM by Eva Donnelly

Baby Oh Baby

All Dream Baby, Sidar and Sublime  yarn's on sale, 20% off.

In Stock only

Beach Time

All beach themed needlepoint 20% off.

In stock only




Starts June 1st and runs for the whole month of June

Happy Mother's

posted May 8, 2015, 8:58 AM by Eva Donnelly

Closed Sunday,  May 10th, for Mother's Day

Just a reminder, we are closed Sunday for Mother's Day.  Have a great day off, get pampered, and remember to enjoy the day! . 
 


Storewide sale on now thur May 9th.!
Finished Socks
Every one in the sock class finished at least one of their socks! 
Great Job!
We will run the class again in July.
 
Top Down Sweater
June 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th. Worked in DK or a light worsted..  Must know basic knitting skills.
Time 10:30- 12:30.
 Cost $100.00, includes a $50.00 credit towards you yarn.
 

Patchwork of Peace
 Class will run on Mondays, July 13th and will be every other Monday.  You can also bring it during our regular Monday studio time.  You may do this piece on blank canvas. 

Painted Canvas $180.00
Book $69.99
Plus threads.

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