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Winter Hours at the Yarn Culture Store

Oct 4th

If you are a Rochester-area customer, you’ll remember we experimented with Sunday hours last winter.  Unfortunately, we just didn’t have enough business on Sunday to keep regular hours, so we’ll continue to be closed on Sunday. However, if you have a group who would like to reserve a couple of hours on a Sunday to shop and Sit ‘n Knit, we’d be delighted to host you!  Contact Dawn via email or call the shop (585-678-4894) and we’ll get a...

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Wine and Wool Wednesday June 14

Jun 1st

Wine and Wool Wednesday Mark your calendar for June 14 and plan to join us again at Via Girasole from 6-8pm.   Via Girasole is located in Pittsford Village at 3 Schoen Place, Pittsford, NY 14534.  There is parking across the street and along Schoen Place.  A selection of non-alcoholic beverages and a small snack menu is available as well. Everyone is responsible to pay for their own snacks and drinks. Let us know if you plan to attend so we can be sure to have enough space,...

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The Knitting Circle - New Summer Classes and Help Clinic Times

May 23rd

What better way to get knitting help and classes than through Tina Turner's Knitting Circle?   Check out her new summer classes. Most of them are Wednesday evenings - perfect for those of us who work and are tied up during the day. She also offers Help Clinics four days a week.  Since she is co-located in our space, we encourage our customers to use this service for knitting help.  Drop in for just $5 per person, per visit and get help on your WIPs. You can...

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Wine and Wool Wednesday May 17

May 8th

Wine and Wool Wednesday Mark your calendar for May 17 and plan to join us again at Via Girasole.  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 well, so if you don’t drink wine you still have options. Via Girasole is located in Pittsford Village at 3 Schoen Place, Pittsford, NY 14534.  There is parking across the street and along Schoen Place.  A selection of non-alcoholic...

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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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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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December Mitten Knittin’

Dec 2nd

The December mitten is here!  Built for warmth, durability and comfort, the December Mitten is inspired by traditional Gansey patterning. The cuff of the mitten begins with a Channel Island Cast On, a traditional, firm cast on with slight texture that is commonplace in many Gansey designs. The top of the hand is worked in a traditional Gansey pattern, and the palm utilizes a texturized broken ribbing. Much like the original Gansey garments, these mittens are worked at a...

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The Knitting Circle Just got a Little Bit Bigger!

Jun 29th

What better way to get knitting help than through Tina Turner's Knitting Circle? Beginning this week, Tina will run Help Clinics at Yarn Culture on Thursdays between 12-2 and Fridays between 3.30-5.30. Drop in for just $5 per person, per visit and get help on your WIPs. You can also use your Knitting Circle Frequent Knitter card.  Don't have a card?  You can buy one at Tina's studio on East Ave or Yarn Culture for $35...

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The Magic of Woolfolk

Sep 16th

Last Fall we were delighted to be included among the select group of retailers chosen to launch Woolfolk, the new brand by Kristin Ford.  The magic of Woolfolk is the yarn – a 100% merino wool that has every characteristic of cashmere except the goat.  Made from Ultimate Merino®, sourced from selectively bred flocks in Patagonia, the fiber from these flocks boasts an impressive average micron count of 17.5 putting it soundly on par with cashmere but with the durability...

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