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Spacious New Setup

The new spacious setup in the retail store is working out well, providing plenty of space for social distancing while browsing or talking to our staff. We are adding to our inventory, with new cotton blend yarns in a variety of gauges as well… Continue Reading “Spacious New Setup”

Update for 3/25/20 and Stash Buster Ideas – Stripes

Watch Video Here Do not despair! We ship if you know what you need, transactions can be handled by PayPal or Square. Contact us at jorstadcreek@comcast.net, use the word ORDER in the subject line! March 25, 2020 Video Blog Notes Stash Buster Ideas –… Continue Reading “Update for 3/25/20 and Stash Buster Ideas – Stripes”

News About Studio Hours and Protocols For Customer Service

Learn to knit, crochet, or upgrade your skills!

Beginning Knitting and Crochet Instruction for Adults and Adult/Child – Mar 2 through June 29 Why Learn to Knit with us? We love our craft! Drop in for expert instruction that gets the new knitter on a solid confident foundation. Teaching a structured curriculum… Continue Reading “Learn to knit, crochet, or upgrade your skills!”

Knitted Flower Demo Rescheduled to Dec 21!

Knitted flowers can be a simple way to embellish a bag, scarf, or wrapped gift. We provide yarn and instruction for a simple rosette. Bring size US 4 or 5 short straight needles. These one hour demo classes have been a fun way to… Continue Reading “Knitted Flower Demo Rescheduled to Dec 21!”

Mini-classes and Demos in November and December at the new Studio location!

Drop in to any of these classes, no need to register Miniature Sweater Knitting Class – $5 per student Nov 16  – Sat. 11 to noon Make a doll sweater, ornament, or garland for the Holidays We show you how to knit a tiny… Continue Reading “Mini-classes and Demos in November and December at the new Studio location!”

We’re settled in at 801 Seventh Ave SE and Plum Street in Olympia

We celebrated our re-opening on September 7 with cake! The Jorstad team celebrated with family and friends as we opened at our new location in downtown Olympia this September. We said goodbye to our warehouse studio at the end of July and moved our… Continue Reading “We’re settled in at 801 Seventh Ave SE and Plum Street in Olympia”

Dye Class Schedule at The Studio

Our summer dye schedule is finally settled, and I am happy to announce we’ve added multiple dates to accommodate the popularity of two of our classes. The following dates are available for sign-up, so email me at jorstadcreek@comcast.net and use the words “Dye Class”… Continue Reading “Dye Class Schedule at The Studio”

Here we come TNNA! Introducing Isle of Skye, our Kid Mohair/Mulberry Silk.

The National Needleworkers Association (TNNA) holds trade shows for members twice a year. We are fortunate to have this great event so close and near Portland, Oregon. We will gather at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tigard, just on the outskirts of this knit-friendly… Continue Reading “Here we come TNNA! Introducing Isle of Skye, our Kid Mohair/Mulberry Silk.”

Schedule Update for 2019 Introducing the Jorstad Crew

Announcing two weekends coming up when the Studio will be closed! We’re going to a trade show in Portland at the end of January, and as a consequence we will be closed January 31, February 1, 2, and 3. We are back to normal… Continue Reading “Schedule Update for 2019 Introducing the Jorstad Crew”

Great Steppe Fiber Project

A scoping project to establish a fiber company in Mongolia based on the principles of Fair Trade

Jorstad Creek

A yarn and fiber company.

whit::knits

(and crochets, and stitches, and is otherwise generally crafty)

KDD & co

Award-winning Scottish publishing and design

The Sweaty Knitter, Weaver and Devotee of Other Fiber Arts

Interweaving life with fiber arts! (Photograph by Carly Moskat.)

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