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Gloves, Gloves, Gloves…and Crochet!

If you’d like to make a pair of gloves for our Mittens, Gloves, or Fingerless Gloves Contest, we have some lovely ideas for you!

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Don’t be afraid to knit gloves!

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Fingerless gloves are a beautiful alternative.

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They can be as intricate or as fun as can be!

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There are beautiful crochet patterns for mittens and gloves too!

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If you get started today, you should be able to finish a pair of mittens, gloves, or fingerless gloves to enter in our contest! Remember, yarn must be purchased at Harmony and your contest submission must be turned in by Friday February 6th. We can’t wait to see what you submit!

Happy crafting!!


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Mittens, Mittens, Mittens…

Are you in the thick of finishing your selection for our Mittens, Gloves, or Fingerless Gloves Contest or are you still not sure what you should make?

WELL!

We have some lovely ideas for you!

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These mitten ideas use cable-like knitting techniques to make the yarn choice really shine.

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These mitten ideas use colorwork for impressive visual results.

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These mitten ideas use unusual knitting techniques!

Estonian Roositud Inlay / Thrummed / Circular / Mitered

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And these mitten ideas are just plain fun!

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Stay tuned for glove ideas…


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Early Spring is here at Harmony!

New!  Kids’ Knit & Crochet Club—Come join the Harmony Kids’ Knit & Crochet Club! Meeting every Friday afternoon from 4:30 to 6pm, Allison Baker will provide guidance and encouragement to help you start and finish fun projects. Basic knitting or crochet skills preferred, but will be taught if needed. You can join in with the club group project, or work on your own projects – you decide!   For motivated kids age 10 and up.  Limited to 8 members.  (20% off supplies with dues!)
February project: Felted Knit Pocket Hearts. Materials: 100% Felt-able Worsted-Weight Wool, size US 8 needles
March project: Knit Beanie Hat. Materials: Chunky yarn, size 10 DPN or 16″ circular needles
April project: Crochet Purse: Worsted Weight Yarn, size H/8 5.0mm crochet hook.
Fridays, 4:30-6 p.m. beginning in February
$10/mo. club dues                              Allison Baker

Easy Embroidery—These classes teach embroidery basics.  Supplies: embroidery hoop, scissors, and thimble (optional); $5 kit including fabric with traced image, floss, needle, and backing material included in price!  Each 5 x 7” piece teaches Outline Stitch, French Knot, and Lazy Daisy; 4/25 class also teaches Satin Stitch.  Samples on display at Harmony.
Sat., January 31, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.         “I Love You”
Sat. February 21, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.       “Be kind and very nice”
Sat.  March 21, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.           “Be a light not a judge”
Sat. April 25, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.               “Remember who you are”
$25/class                                               Kaye Wallace

Beginning Sewing Classes—Come learn to sew in a project-based series of monthly classes for the low price of $12 per class!  Sign up for one or all.  Class is limited to 6.   Classes are taught Tuesday afternoons from 4:30-6.
February 24:  Learn how to make ruffle skirts!  An additional $10 class fee provides enough fabric to make an adult skirt.
March 24:  Make kitchen accessories (decorative tea towels, oven mitts) or a ruffle apron.  You select the project of your choice!
April 21:  We will be making maxi skirts—so comfy, so stylish!
$12/class                                               Ashley Asay

Children’s Sewing—This is a great class for kids who want to learn to sew (beginners and beyond!)  Projects may include:  pillowcase, pajama pants, backpack, apron and more.
Fridays, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Fridays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
$37.50/3 classes in February (no class 2/13)
$50/4 classes in March, April            Ashley Asay

Calligraphy—Starting with basic Roman letterforms, we will build our skill with the Uncial alphabet and use it in various projects.  Fee includes handouts, various tools and papers.  Students will be contacted by email regarding other materials.
Wed., Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4 & 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
$70/6-session class                             Nancy Ostergar

Knit a Simple Sweater—Learn to knit Quince & Co.’s Annabel’s Cardigan or Pullover.  Purchase pattern online at quinceandco.com.  Quince’s Osprey yarn is available at Harmony for 20% off with class tuition.
Sat. February 7 & March 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
$15/2-session class                             Laura Harmon

Knit Now!—Cast on and create a simple hat with pompom.  Supplies: one skein worsted weight yarn, size 7, 8, or 9 needles.
Sat. February 7 & 28, 1-3 p.m.
Sat. March 7 & 28, 1-3 p.m.
$15/2-session class                             Laura Harmon

Intro to Crochet—Learn the basics of crochet while making a lovely flower pin.  Basic stitches such as chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet and double crochet will be taught.  Supplies: one skein worsted weight yarn in desired flower color, and 1 size H/8 5.0mm crochet hook.  Each participant will receive a muslin drawstring bag and course folder with illustrated instructions.  Green yarn will be provided for the leaves, if desired.
Sat. February 7, 3-5 p.m.
Sat. March 7, 3-5 p.m.
Sat. April 25, 3-5 p.m.                                                                         
$20/class                                               Allison Baker

Fair Isle (Stranded Knitting) Workshop—Come learn from an expert how to create beautiful fair isle knitting.  Supplies: approximately 150 yards of fingering weight yarn in two colors (at least one needs to be solid) and needles.  Stay for knit night!
Thurs., February 5, 7-8 p.m.
Thurs., March 5, 7-8 p.m.                                                                  
$15/class                                               Kirstin Robertson

Simple Knitted Bunny—Come learn how to knit an adorable tiny toy bunny! These knit up fast and make great Easter gifts! Perfect for beginning knitters, and great stash-busters.  Supplies:  knitting needles, can be double pointed or regular, Size 4 or 5 recommended, scraps of yarn in desired colors, large yarn needle.  Teacher will provide instruction sheet and scissors.
Sat. Feb. 21, 1-2:30 p.m.                                                                    
$15                                                         Chris Hash

Traditional Granny Squares—Learn to crochet a timeless classic.  Class will cover methods of circular crochet motifs, changing colors, weaving in ends as you go, and joining techniques.  Basic crochet skills required.  Supplies: several different colors of DK or worsted weight yarn, size F/5 3.75 mm crochet hook (DK) or size H/8 5.0 mm hook (worsted weight), scissors, and a tapestry needle.
Sat. February 21, 3-5 p.m. 3p.m.
$15                                                         Allison Baker

Cooking with Jane:  5-minute Artisan breads—Come and learn a revolutionary approach to bread baking: take some pre-mixed dough from the refrigerator; shape it; leave it to rest; then pop it in the oven and let it bake. By not kneading the dough but instead mixing it in bulk, refrigerating it, and using it as needed, you’ll truly be able to make this bread in five minutes a day—well, five minutes hands-on time.
Sat. February 28, 10-11 a.m.                                                             
$15                                                         Jane Wise

Playing with Watercolors—Using various watercolor techniques we will splash in color and make a variety of cards.  Bring an inexpensive box of watercolors (or whatever you have) and a #2 or #4 round brush and/or a ½” flat brush.  (We can share!)  Instructor will provide  papers, watercolors, brushes, tools, envelopes, etc. included in price.
Sat. March 21, 2-5 p.m.                                                                      
$23                                                         Nancy Ostergar

Sunburst Granny Squares—Learn to crochet a fun variation on the traditional granny square!  Class will cover methods of beginning circular crochet motifs, changing colors, weaving in ends as you go, principles of flatness, and joining techniques. Basic crochet skills required.  Supplies: several different colors of worsted weight yarn, a size G/6  4.0 mm crochet hook, scissors and a blunt tapestry needle.  Pattern will be provided.
Sat. March 28, 3-5 p.m.                                                                      
$15                                                         Allison Baker

Half Square Triangle Granny Squares—Learn to crochet a fun variation on the traditional granny square! Class will cover how to make a granny square that is composed of two different colored triangles. Basic crochet skills required.  Bring several different colors of worsted weight yarn, a size G/6  4.0 mm crochet hook, scissors and a blunt tapestry needle.   Pattern will be provided.
Sat. April 18, 3-5 p.m.                                                                         
$15                                                         Allison Baker


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A New Year’s Contest!

Brr! Winter has arrived, snow and ice is on the ground, and our knit night has been cancelled for January – stay home and stay warm!

Our next Knit Night will be Thursday February 5, 8-9:30pm.

And while you’re waiting for Knit Night to resume…

 

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Knit or crochet a pair of mittens, gloves, or fingerless gloves and enter them in our Harmony Contest!

Purchase your yarn at Harmony and submit your entry by Friday February 6th. Entries will be on display in the shop and we’ll collect popular votes from our customers. The votes will be tallied and a First and Second Prize Winner will be announced on Friday February 20th.

You could win a $100 or $50 Gift Certificate to the shop!

AND

You will have created a pair of warm, wooly, awesomeness to keep your hands toasty this winter!

Win – Win!


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Affordable Art, a Sale, & Santa…

Come on over to the shop!

harmony holiday openhouse 2014

Knit Night Tonight! Thursday December 4, 8-9:30pm – Come finish {or start!} a holiday gift project

Holiday Open House & Downtown Provo Gallery Art Stroll Tomorrow! Friday December 5, 6-9pm

* 20% off EVERYTHING in the shop during our evening Open House!

* Free Pictures with Santa from 7-8pm!

* Holiday Cookies and Warm Drinks!

Affordable, Original Art for Sale!

Hope to see you here!


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Lots of Holiday Cheer in the Air

We loved seeing so many of you in the shop last night to listen to Susan Evans McCloud‘s charming anecdotes of time spent with the late, always unique and celebrated, author Tasha Tudor! It was truly magical. Thank you Susan!

And the magic continues with some fun things happening in the shop!

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Friday November 28, from 9am to 6pm, is not Black Friday, it’s COLORFUL FRIDAY! Enjoy 20% off the WHOLE STORE and some Holiday Cheer!!

Saturday November 29, from 11am to 6pm, is SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY for AmEx cardholders! Register your card at shopsmall.com and get a $10 statement credit when you use your AmEx card at Harmony.

Thursday December 4, from 8-9:30pm, is our free KNIT NIGHT! Bring what you’re working on AND get inspiration for last minute hand-made gifts!

Friday December 5, from 6:30-9pm, is a very special event! Visit Harmony for a HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE – Pictures with Santa! Hot Chocolate! Christmas Cookies! – with selected shop items ON SALE! Harmony is taking part in the Downtown Provo Gallery Stroll, so come enjoy the local artists on display.

We love celebrating with you!

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