COUNTRY NEEDLEWORKS NEWSLETTER
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Hello everyone!

SALE

This weeks sale is
20% off the Cross Stitch Dept.
(reg. price, in stock only)


We will be closed Memorial Day.



YARN
DREAM

New! Pop Up Skein Club












Limited Edition Colors - Limited Quantities

New! Pop Up Skein Club

Every other month beginning August 2017.
Pop Up Skein Club (4 months) includes 10 skeins of an exclusively dyed color.
    

You sign up for all 4 lovelies!

The first 10 to sign up are in the Club!!
At the end of the Club in February, you may register to win a $50 gift certificate to thank you for participating!
Call us at 616 457 9410 to sign up.










We will have a lot of ideas for single skein patterns!
We must order in multiples of 10 so if 10 more are interested, we will order more!


We just received a new order of Crazy!













We received beautiful new colors of Rios
for Cher's Swing Coat model
that has been so popular.

















We also received new colors
of Zooey!





















We have new sock yarn colors from
Neighborhood Fiber Co.

















Check out all the sock colors
we carry from
Neighborhood Fiber Co.



















We are restocked on our Addi Turbo needles - always a favorite!




We also received a great restock of Plymouth Encore Yarn.
Did you know we carry 132 colors?!
And we are always happy to special order any color we don't have!



We have a new model for you:

This new sweater model is so pretty!

They used Yuri yarn by
Classic Elite Yarns.




















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



All New "Shawl Adventure" Class
Ruth has postponed start of class to May 30th.
So now there will only be one class.
Please sign up to hold your place.

Tuesday Evenings,  May 30, June 13, June 27    6:00-7:30


Cost:
$45 plus yarn, needles  
Taught by Ruth



Anniversary Shawl Class

Learn to read a charted pattern


Dates: Mondays, June 5, 12, 19, 9:30-11:30am or 1-3pm

Cost:
$45 plus supplies
Taught by Pam




Summer Pullover Class - Derecho


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

Cost:
$60 plus supplies
Taught by Ruth

                                         

New Class:

Poncho Nautico

4 Sessions:

Wed., July 12, 5:30-8:00, Wed., July 19, 6-8pm,
Aug. 2, 6-8pm, Aug. 23, 6-8pm       

Cost:
$45 plus supplies
          Taught by Mary Kay Walker              
          


Sonoma Stole Class


Date: This is a 2 session class.
      Saturdays, June 17 & 24 1:00 - 3:00

Cost:
 $35 + supplies
Taught by Kelly




   

Learn to Crochet

Dates:
Wednesday, June 14th 1:00 - 3:00 OR
Thursday, June 15th 6:00 - 8:00m

Cost:
$20 – includes pattern
Taught by Kelly



Crochet 2 Class


Date: Monday, August 7th 6:00 - 8:00 OR
      Thursday, August 10th 1:00 - 3:00

Cost: $
20 - includes pattern
Taught by Kelly




Learn to Knit Class

Ruth is adding" Learn to Knit" class dates based
on your interest!
 Call or stop in the store to put your name
on a list, and Ruth will contact you for selecting dates and times  
or this 2 part class.  
Class size will be 2 or more students.
his is opto all ages, and any level of experience is fine -
you can be a total beginner or someone wanting
good basics to refresh your knitting skills!


Cost: $30 plus supplies
Taught by Ruth


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
Below are Kelly's Bead  classes.




Basic Beading Class

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

Cost:
 $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

Cost:
 $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

Cost:  
$20 + supplies
Class taught by Kelly





Crochet Bracelet/Necklace Class

Date:  

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

Cost:
 $20 – plus supplies
Class taught by Kelly





Metal and Wire Techniques Class

Date:  Saturday, July 15th 1:00 - 4:00

Cost:  
$30 + supplies (all patinas and tools will be provided.













STAMPS/SCRAPBOOKING


Below we have some new stamps from
Darkroom Door, that would be perfect
for Father's Day.


























Strawberry Cheesecake in a Cup

Crumble layer:
12 graham crackers, crushed into crumbs
½ cup sugar
1/3 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Cheesecake filling:
2 - 8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese, room temperature
½ cup sugar
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup Cool Whip
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup lemon juice
20 fresh strawberries

Crumble dough:
Preheat oven to 350  . Mix graham crackers crumbs, sugar, butter, flour, baking powder and vanilla into a crumbly dough.
Spread on a parchment-lined baking sheet; bake for 10 minutes. Allow to cool completely.
Cheesecake filling:
Beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth and creamy.  Gradually beat in the cream. Add vanilla and lemon juice and
beat until the filling is light and creamy. Add Cool Whip.
Assemble:
Cut the strawberries into bite-sized pieces.  Layer the crumble, cheesecake filling and strawberries in clear plastic dessert
cups.

Enjoy!

PRINT RECIPE ONLY













Click on classes to view our classes.

Just go to our
website to view or print out our May calendar.

We have a very large knitting/crochet area available for you and your friends to use.
(See picture below)

















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.    


*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

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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Social Knitting Times

Monday evenings, 6-8pm
Wednesday mornings,10am
Friday mornings, 10am
SockKnitters -
Wednesdays, 1-3pm and
6-8pm
August 2107
October 2017
December 2017
February 2017
    Jilly
BFL-Sock/Nylon
Luxury 2-ply "New"
Smooshy w Cashmere
1 skein @$22 ea.
1 skein @ $26 ea
1 skein @ $32 ea
1 skein @ $30 ea
This weeks recipe is from Chris. She said
she found this recipe on Pinterest and
made a few changes. Her family
says it's a keeper!
Thank you Chris