COUNTRY NEEDLEWORKS NEWSLETTER
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Today is the first day of Spring!


YARN


We have some new models for you:

New Shawl


This model used Wonderland
Yarns Queen of Hearts in two
coordinating colors.

Lovely!

Pattern free with purchase
of yarn.

















Constellate

Malabrigo Mechita yarn.

1 skein of
dried orange.
This hat uses a very pretty and
unusual stitch.

















Hooded Baby Poncho

This poncho is 18 month size. We used
4 skeins of Maypole Chunky #31
Pattern free with purchase of yarn.

This is so soft.
Perfect for Spring.

















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
classes

Poncho Nautico Class

*Date/Time: 3 sessions -
Evening
                Mon., March 20, April 3, 17 - 6-8pm
Daytime   
                Tues., March 21, April 4, 18, 10:30-12:30
*Mary Kay is setting up more dates in case
these don't work for you.

Price: $45 plus supplies
Taught by Mary Kay.



Learn to Crochet Class

Date: Monday, March 27, 6-8pm
Thursday, March 29, 1-3pm

Price: $20 includes pattern
Taught by Kelly.


Hat Trick Class

Class meets 2 times
Mondays, March 20 & 27 @ 6-8pm

Price - $35 plus supplies
Taught by Ruth.




Bioch Hat Class

Date/Time, # of sessions: 2 sessions -

Tuesdays, March 28, April 11 from 6-8:00 and
Wednesdays, March 29, April 12 from 12:30-2:30

Price - $30 plus yarn and 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!



BEADS

Don't forget to check out all the pictures of our newly organized bead dept. on our website.
Just click on this
link



Crochet Bracelet/
Necklace Class


Thursday, March 23, 1-3pm

Price: $20 plus supplies
Taught by Kelly




GIFTWARE

We just received some beautiful jewelry!

Treat yourself to a new Spring accessory!

Below are the pictures:



















STAMPS/SCRAPBOOKING



We have a very nice selection of
unmounted stamps from
Rubbernecker. These stamps
are perfect for Spring and Summer.

























Crack Bars
(or Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee Crackers)


Ingredients:

Chocolate graham crackers

1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 cup peanut butter chips
2/3 cup peanuts, chopped
1 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Line a 9x9 pan with foil (and use non-stick spray).


Line the bottom of the pan with graham crackers.

In small saucepan, melt brown sugar and butter. Boil for 2-4 minutes. Spread over graham crackers.
Place in 425° oven for 5 minutes.

Sprinkle peanut butter chips on top. Put back in the oven for 2 minutes.
Remove from oven and spread out the melted chips.

Sprinkle chopped peanuts and chocolate chips on top.
Put back in oven for 2 more minutes.

Remove from oven and spread out the melted chips.

Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before cutting into random-shaped bars. Enjoy!

PRINT RECIPE ONLY








               




CLASSES

Go on our website to  view our classes.


We have a new March 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


SERVICE PROJECTS

This week we received some newborn hats for local hospitals from
St. Pius Church. Thank you!

We also received 34 Project Linus Blankets from Pam Smiley. Thank you!


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
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This weeks recipe is from Chris.
She served this at the Anniversary
Party and it was a big hit!

Thank you Chris!