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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…

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…

Knit, Crochet, and Build Skills at Jorstad Creek with our studio classes in 2019

Introducing new beginning knitting and crochet classes for the complete novice or those who want more confidence in their skills… March we kick off knitting and crochet instruction here at the Jorstad Creek Studio. We would love to be part of your crafting education! We plan…

Spinning Class Schedule is Up!

Corrected dates – see below. Join us for a spinning class in December or January. Madison and Leanna are teaming up to offer our beginning spindle class. We’ve also added a “next step” class on plying that will help you get those singles into a fabulous…

Basic Mini-Sweater Ornament

Jorstad Creek Basic Mini-sweater Pattern by Kerry Graber Materials:    Sock Yarn Needles:      US #1 or #2 Notions:       Safety Pins, darning needle Instructions:  Body from the bottom up Using knitted-on cast-on method, cast on 32 stitches and divide on to 3 needles. Join by knitting…

Star Pony free pattern

Make this simple knitted hair band to embellish your summer “up doo”.     Materials Yarn:  Jorstad Creek “Moonstruck” – 100% Tencel DK or any yarn with sparkle or shine in a DK weight! Needles:  US# 7 double pointed needles, set of 4 Embroidery…

Countdown to December

We know what happens … You’ve promised a scarf, a shawl, a hat, or pair of socks, maybe a pair of mitts as Christmas gifts.  Now it is December and you wish you had all that time from last summer to get started on…

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)

The Sweaty Knitter, Weaver and Devotee of Other Fiber Arts

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

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