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584 Chicago Dr., Jenison



We have a very interesting yarn for you!



***There are three corrections to the Anniversary Shawl's lace charts.***

On Row 55 of Chart B, after working all repeats of the outlined stitches work:
k2, yo, [sl1, k2tog, psso], yo, k3, k2tog, [k1, p1] twice, m1 purlwise.
The printed pattern is missing [sl1, k2tog, psso].

On Row 21 of Chart C, the stitches to be repeated are:
k2tog, yo, p3, yo, ssk, k5. The printed pattern is missing ssk.

Rows 11-18 of Chart C should be worked according to the following chart.

Knit & Crochet Tutor

Price: $10.00  
Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm or 6-8pm

Do you need help with a knitting or crochet pattern or a new technique?
Pat would love to help you!

*Knitting & Crochet classes coming:

*For details on any of these classes
click on

Everyday Cardigan Class:  “Sounds of Life”, by Andrea Rangel

Class Frequency: every 3 weeks, plus extra drop in sessions
Wednesday evenings, 6:00-7:30 pm
April 26, May 17, June 7, June 28
drop ins: Monday May 8, Thursdays May 25 & June 15, 6:00-7:30 pm

Taught by Ruth

Crochet Class II

Date: Monday, April 10, 6:00 - 8:00pm OR
     Wednesday, April 12, 1:00 - 3:00pm

$20 – includes pattern
Taught by Kelly.

Learn to Knit Class

Other Spring Class Dates:
Saturdays, April 22 & 29: 10:00-11:30pm
Mondays, May 8 &15: 6:00-7:30pm

$30 plus supplies
Taught by Ruth

Kelly had so many request to repeat this class, so here it is!

Sonoma Stole

Mondays, April 17 & May 1st  6:00 - 8:00

Wednesdays, April 19 & May 3rd 1:00 - 3:00

$35 plus supplies
Taught by Kelly.

New Class

Summer Pullover Class - Derecho

There are 2 classes to choose from, either May & June or June & July:

Thursday Afternoons, 1:00-2:30 pm:  May 4, May 18, June 1, June 15
Drop ins:  Wednesday, May 24 @ 6:00-7:30 & Wednesday, June 7 @ 1:00-2:30 pm

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00-7:30 pm:  June 6, June 20, July 11, July 25
Drop In:  Thursday, July 6, at 1:00-2:30 pm

$60 plus supplies
Taught by Ruth

New Class

Top Down Sock Class using Double Point Needles

Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00, April 25, May 9, May 23
Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30, April 26, May 10, May 24

$45 includes pattern
Taught by Pam


FYI: If you would like to order yarn by phone, we are happy to do that. We mail yarn on a weekly basis. If we have the yarn in stock, we will ship
it out to you or you may pick it up. If we don't have it, we can usually order it for you if it's a yarn we normally stock.We really appreciate that
you "buy local" from us! Thank you!  


Kelly has two new classes coming up and she has added new dates to her other classes.

New Class
Shamballa Bracelet Class

Date:  Wednesday, April 26th 1:00 – 2:30 OR       
Thursday, April 27th 6:30 – 8:00

Cost:  $15 + supplies
Taught by Kelly
    Shamballa Bracelet black.jpg

New Class
Metal & Wire Techniques Class

Date:  Monday, May 8th 5:30 – 8:00 OR
Wednesday, May 10th 1:00 – 3:30

 $25 + supplies
(all patinas and tools will be provided to use during class)
Class taught by Kelly


Basic Beading Class

Date: Wednesday, May 17th 1:00 - 3:00
  Thursday, May 18th 6:00 - 8:00

 $25 – includes all supplies
Class taught by Kelly


Basic Wrap Bracelet Class

Date:  Wednesday, May 24th 6:00 - 8:00
   Thursday, May 25th 1:00 - 3:00

 $20 + supplies
Class taught by Kelly


Leather Jewelry Class with Sizzix

Date: Wednesday, May 31st 6:00 - 8:00
  Thursday, June 1st 1:00 - 3:00

$20 + supplies
Class taught by Kelly

Crochet Bracelet/Necklace Class


Monday, June 5th 6:00 - 8:00
Wednesday, June 7th 1:00 - 3:00

 $20 – plus supplies
Class taught by Kelly


We have some new dies from a company called "Cheery Lynn". Very cute!

Chris' next class dates will be finalized this week and will be published next week.
Anticipation Builds..............


Prepare the meat the night before placing in the crock pot.


1 beef flank steak (about 1 1/2 lb.)
1 to 2 T. olive oil
1 large onion, quartered and sliced
1 (4 oz.) can chopped green chilies, drained
1/3 cup water
2 T. vinegar
1 1/4 t. chili powder
1/2 t. sugar
1/2 t. salt
1/8 t. pepper

In a large skillet, over medium heat, brown flank steak in oil. Place in slow cooker. In skillet, place onion, green chilies, water, vinegar, chili
powder, garlic powder, sugar, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring to loosen browned bits from bottom of skillet. Pour
over meat. Cover and cook on high for 3 to 3 1/2 hours or on low for 6 to 7 hours or until meat is very tender. Transfer meat to a warm platter
and slice diagonally. Remove onion from slow cooker and arrange around meat. If desired, baste with juices. Serves 4-6.



Go to our
website to  view our classes.

We have a new April 2017 Monthly Class Calendar!
Just go to our
website to view or print out this calendar.

We have a very large knitting/crochet area available for you and your friends to use.

Stop in anytime to sit & knit or plan a regular time each week to meet.
It's a great way to relax and get your projects done.
We will make coffee and we always have cookies.     

Social Knitting Times

Monday evenings, 6-8pm
Wednesday mornings,10am
Friday mornings, 10am

SockKnitters -
Wednesdays, 1-3pm and 6-8pm

*If you are interested in setting up a knitting group,
give us a call at 616 457 9410. We would love to make you feel welcome!
**Anyone who loves to knit or crochet is WELCOME! Just bring a project to work on.
No need to sign up, just come and have fun!

Store hours:

Mon. thru Fri., 9:30-8pm
Sat. 9:30-5pm
Closed Sunday


We would be delighted if you would be willing to donate items to any of
these worthy causes:

Abigail's Attic
Newborn Hats for local hospitals
Cast off the Cold
Project Linus
Knitted Knockers
Gilda's Club

Click on any of the links above to see descriptions and thanks so much for your support.
Thank you for buying from our locally
owned small business for 36 years.

We really appreciate your support!

Barb Langerak & Cheryl VanHaitsm
The recipe this week is from
Lauren. This recipe
sounds delicious! Thank you
This light and beautiful shawl is called

This yarn has such a unique feel -
you just have to see for yourself.
Yarn - 1 skein of Japon.
Japon is a unique yarn made from rayon and
Japanese paper.

We love the drape and slight texture.
It comes packaged in 25g cones so no winding! Yay.

It’s easy to work from the cone.

Materials- 60% Rayon, 40% Japanese paper
30 stitches by 35 rows = 10cm x 10cm on a US size 2-4
(273 yards)
Hand wash, lay flat to dry
Cher is holding the Ombre Scarf

This scarf used one Katia Ombre kit
which includes pattern.
See yarn on the right.
Beautiful gradient color in soft, extrafine
fingering-weight merino!
Katia's Ombre kit combines six colors for
a total of 550 yards, enough for a
generous shawl (pattern included.)

100% Extrafine merino wool