Weekend Workshop with Kim McBrien of Indigodragonfly

Apr 20th

We're excited to invite you to another weekend workshop (June 3 & 4) with Kim McBrien of Indigodragonfly! This year we have a selection of two dyeing workshops and two non-dyeing classes. Read on for details and registration information. Saturday, June 3 9.00 – 12.00: 3 Skeins, 3 Colors 1.30 – 4.30: Creative Design for Sweaters and Shawls (non-dyeing class) Sunday, June 4 9.00 – 12.00: Kaleidoscope Yarn 1.30 – 4.30: Secrets from The Skein: (non-dyeing...

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Closed Sundays for the Summer

Apr 17th

Now that the weather is warming up and vacation plans are brewing it's time for us to shift to summer hours.  Beginning May 1, 2017 we will be closed on Sundays except for special events.  Otherwise our hours will be the same. Wed-Fri:  11.00-5.00; Sat: 10.00-4.00

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ROC City - Last Call!

Apr 17th

SOLD OUT! ROC CITY has been Yarn Culture's very popular and exclusive colorway of Hedgehog Fibre Sock for the past couple of years.  Unfortunately, we got notice that we Hedgehog isn't dyeing customer colors right now.  What does that mean? LAST CALL!   We have 40 skeins of this colorway left and when they're gone, they. are. gone. Find yours here.

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Wine and Wool Wednesday April 19

Mar 28th

Wine and Wool Wednesday April 19, 6.00-8.00, Via Girasole Thanks to everyone who helped make our March Wine and Wool Wednesday a big hit, even though Stella forced us to reschedule. Mark your calendar for April 19 and plan to join us again at Via Girasole. Nicole and her staff are awesome and who knows…we might get them knitting! There is no fee to join and everyone is responsible to pay for their own drinks and snacks. There is a nice selection of nonalcoholic drinks as...

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April Mitten Sneak Peek

Mar 28th

Yarn Culture’s Mitten KAL will meet on April 8 and April 22 from 10a-noon. Like always, the pattern won’t launch until April 1 st , but here’s a sneak peek . . .  The April mittens were inspired by the Irish Mittens the Kelbourne folks picked up in Ireland on their yarn-designing trip back in 2015.  The ingenious method of construction was captivating.  These mittens are knit in two halves: the back of the hand and the palm. Then the two halves are seamed...

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Wine and Wool Wednesday is ON!  Wednesday, March 22 6p-8p

Mar 14th

Join us for our first monthly Wine and Wool Wednesday!  We'll be meeting at Via Girasol on Wednesday, March 22 from 6p-8p to knit, laugh and enjoy a glass (or two) of wine together.  Plan to bring your knitting and have some fun.  We hope to make this a monthly event and would love to try out new places, so if you have recommendations, bring those too! Via Girasole is located in Pittsford Village at 3 Schoen Place, Pittsford, NY  14534.  There is parking across...

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Colors of Croatia

Mar 8th

Last Spring, Mitch and I took a trip to Croatia at the end of our annual buying trip to Europe.  It was a trip filled with culture, history, good food and wine and wonderful people. It was also the perfect backdrop for our first themed collection - Colors of Croatia. We invited six hand-dyers from Europe, the UK, Canada and the US to select an image from our photographs that inspired them and to share their interpretation of that image using yarn as the medium.  The...

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International Women’s Day/A Day without Women - Sit ‘n Knit

Mar 6th

March 8th is International Women's Day and A Day without a Woman.  As a business that is owned and operated by women, we believe it is fitting to mark the day by creating an opportunity for knitters to gather and celebrate our community of women.  We'd love for you to stop in to Sit and Knit with us anytime between noon and 5.00pm.     

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Backflip Hat and Mitts by Melanie Berg

Mar 1st

Did you see Melanie Berg's new patterns today?  She launched the Backflip Hat and Backflip Mitts using Sport Wolle by The Periwinkle Sheep.  A lovely sport weight yarn with fantastic stitch definition, this yarn s a beautiful accompaniment to the high texture of these patterns.  Sport Wolle is available in a beautiful selection of colors.  You'll need one skein each for the mitts and the hat.  Order the patterns together on Ravelry and you'll...

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Sit ‘n Knit at Yarn Culture

Feb 6th

Join us for laughter, friendship and social knitting at Yarn Culture.  We have groups meeting Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 1.30 - 3.30. These groups are for fun and social knitting and are not help sessions. If you need help, check the calendar to find Help Clinic hours at the Knitting Circle, located in our shop. NOTE:  There is no Sit 'n Knit scheduled for Sunday, February 19.

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Knit Year Resolution Update by Dawn V.

Feb 3rd

January is a time to reflect and make resolutions for 2017 - eat less processed food, practice more yoga, organize closets and clean out the basement.  But what about knitting resolutions? During the next 12 months, the Yarn Culture Team will tackle our own Knit Year Resolutions and share them with all of you.  And we’ll have a space in the shop for you to share your own KY Resolutions.  We look forward to hearing about your own resolutions and will share them in our...

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Our exclusive collection ‘Colors of Croatia’ to debut at Stitches West

Feb 2nd

We’re excited to return to Stitches West and this year it’s all about color! In addition to yarns from The Uncommon Thread, WalkCollection, Rosy Green Wool and The Fibre Company, we’ll be unveiling our exclusive collection: 'Colors of Croatia' During our trip to Croatia in 2016, we fell in love with the landscape, the people, and the wine! Upon our return we wanted to find a creative way to share our experience with you. Inspired by the fantasy of travel through...

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