Spun Right Round

Oct 16th

We're excited to announce the addition of a beautiful selection of Spun Right Round to our regular assortment online and in the shop. We've brought in two popular bases - Classic Sock and Squish DK. Classic Sock is a  100%  superwash merino 4-ply - perfect for socks, shawls and sweaters.  We've fallen in love with the base and have used it for our Zweig Sweater by Caitlin Hunter as well as for Slow Curves by Joji Locatelli.  Sometimes the name says...

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Knit Together with Channyn

Oct 3rd

KNITTING HELP IS BACK! We’ve had a lot of requests to keep offering Knitting Help, Private Sessions and Finishing Services at the shop, so Knitting Help is back!  Channyn (pronounced “Shannon”) Quinn will join us beginning October 5th.  Channyn is offering drop-in help from 10 am to 1 pm on Fridays. She will also schedule one Saturday a month for drop in help which we'll advertised in advance.  For October our Saturday help day is October 27th from 10am to...

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Community Sit ‘n Knit: Friday, November 23, 2018

Sep 4th

It’s not too soon to save the date and reserve a seat for our annual Community Sit ‘n Knit.  If you’d like to avoid the Black Friday shopping chaos and instead sit and knit with your friends, join us on Friday, November 23 for our Community Sit ‘n Knit from 1.00pm - 4.00pm. You can shop during the event if you’d like, but we won’t be featuring sales or deals. The focus of the day will be on Community.   We’ll have a lovely...

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Life In the Long Grass - New Twist DK is HERE!

Sep 4th

When we added Life in The Long Grass Fine Sock in late last year we fell in LOVE!  This year we've added new colors and another great base - DK TWIST. DK TWIST is 100% Merino with 251 yards in a 115g skein.  Like's thinner sister, DK TWIST is hand-painted and hand-dyed using washfast and lightfast dyes. The merino quality is soft and fine and the knitted fabric has a substantial, yet drapey feel.  Dawn couldn't wait to cast on a project with the yarn and put...

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Two at a Time Quick Mitts Class - Sign Up Now!

Sep 4th

Do you suffer from “Second Syndrome”?  After completing that first mitt, sock or sleeve does the other linger in your WIPs basket?  Do you hate when your second mitt or sock is not exactly the same size as the first?  Join us for a fun class where we will support each other while using magic loop to knit two at a time.  We will be knitting Anne Hanson’s fingerless mitt pattern Waffles in a DK weight yarn.  This simple quick knit will allow us to focus...

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Indie Untangled TrunkShow: Pre-show Preview - OCTOBER 13, 2018!

Sep 4th

As many of you know, this will be our 4th year as a sponsor of the Indie Untangled Rhinebeck Trunk Show. It’s a show we really enjoy and the perfect kick-off for the New York Sheep and Wool Festival. To get the party started, we’re hosting a pre-show preview on October 13, 2018 at our Fairport shop the week before the show.  You’ll be able to select from a limited selection of the goodies Yarn Culture is bringing to the show BEFORE anyone else gets to see what we have...

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Abuelito - Mini Session: Saturday, October 13, 2018     1.00 pm-4.00 pm

Sep 4th

During this class the overall construction of the shawl will be examined as a swatch is knitted to familiarize students with the body stitch pattern and the lace pattern of the trim. Various ways of doing the garter tab cast-on will be examined as well as size modifications for the shawl. The lace pattern will be examined so that students can modify the patterns to fit their shawl as well as use it as trim for other projects.  We will also talk about selecting colors for this...

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Closed - Saturday, October 20, 2018

Sep 4th

We will be participating in the Undie Untangled Rhinebeck Trunkshow and will be CLOSED on Saturday, October 20, 2018. While we are disappointed we cannot host you at Yarn Culture, we encourage you to stop by on October 13, 2018 to check out our pre-show preview event!

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Indie Untangled Rhinebeck Trunk Show in Saugurties, NY

Sep 4th

We're looking forward to participating at the 5th Annual Indie Untangled Rhinebeck Trunkshow in it's new location at the Saugerties Performing Arts Factory. Please note that this event required that tickets be prepurchased.  Find out more details and FAQs direct from Indie Untangled here.  DETAILS: WHAT Indie Untangled is holding its fifth annual Rhinebeck Trunk Show! Kick off Rhinebeck weekend by browsing hand-dyed and custom-milled yarn, along with handmade and...

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Midnight in Berlin - Mini Session Saturday: Nov. 3, 2018     1.00 pm-4.00 pm

Sep 3rd

During this class students will examine the structure of the shawl as they knit a swatch which contains all of its design elements. Emphasis will be placed not only on the shawl but also on icord and its uses as well as application of this pattern to other projects such as pillows or fingerless mitts. Class Details COST: $30 per person. Call us at 585.678.4894 or email customerservice@yarnculture.com to pay and reserve your spot.  PREREQUISITE: Each student must have...

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Two Roads - Mini Session Saturday, Sept 8, 2018     

Aug 15th

We've had a great response to our SHAWLS mini-session classes led by Sue Yarborough!  The first session will focus on the techniques used in TWO ROADS.  During this class a swatch will be knit in which all the elements of the shawl will be completed.  Special emphasis will be placed on cables including various ways to make cables, cabling without a cable needle, interpreting cable charts and reading your knitting. Not a shawl knitter? We will also focus on ways to adapt this...

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CRAVE Culture at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2019

Jul 4th

UPDATE:  Currently this trip is filled.  If you would like to be added to the waitlist please contact Rowantree Travel. CRAVE YARN and Yarn Culture are combining forces for something truly fantastic this spring... Something outrageously adventurous... Something not to be missed. We’re hopping the pond to attend the 2019 Edinburgh Yarn Festival! You’re invited to come with us. We’ll spend four days in a yarn frenzy at one of Europe’s...

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