Just in Time for Sweater Season - Everyday Sweater

Nov 26th

The Uncommon Thread Everyday Sweater is a gorgeous, soft, and super hard-wearing blend of 75% superwash merino and 25% nylon. With approximately 246 yds/ 225 m per 100g this DK weight yarn offers next-to-the skin softness coupled with durability making it perfect for sweaters, socks and any items that will get a lot of wear.  Although we recommend hand-washing to prolong the life of your knits, this yarn may be machine washed on a gentle wool cycle, then laid flat to dry. We have 14 of...

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Pattern Idea - Rocky Crest Pullover by Amy Herzog

Nov 26th

Amy Herzog designed Rocky Crest Pullover for her 2018 make. wear. love. fall sweater retreat collection. Each retreat, Amy makes a mini-collection of sweaters in yarns from her vendors, loosely focused around a theme. This year, the theme was ‘nurturing’. The Rocky Crest Pullover is worked in The Uncommon Thread’s Everyday Sweater. Everyday Sweater is a gorgeous, soft, and super hard-wearing blend of merino and nylon. The sample shows the color...

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Colorwork Hat Class

Nov 26th

Do you dream of knitting one of the beautiful yoke sweaters so prominent on Ravelry these days but feel a little daunted by the colorwork? Knitting a hat is a great way to both test colors and swatch for in the round sweaters! Join us for a dip into colorwork with the Cartography Hat by Tin Can Knits. This hat pattern is found in their great new book Strange Brew or as a stand alone pattern on Ravelry. You can swatch for a sweater while knitting a holiday gift! Some of what we will cover in...

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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

If you’d like to avoid the Black Friday shopping chaos please join us on Friday, November 23 for our Annual 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 assortment of pies and baked goods to go with your choice tea or coffee. Our event is free, but we do ask you to consider bringing a donation for...

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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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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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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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