Do you love crochet? How about knitting? Say hello to your Raging Wool team!
Hi! I'm at Alice, the owner of the Raging Wool At the Raging Wool, our staff members, Elke, Giovanna, and I, love knitting and crochet too. Each of us have over 50 years of knitting and crochet expertise. We started as young girls and developed our passion to create and share joy with others. Does having more than 50 years of knitting and crochet experience, make us, well, "old"? Well, we certainly don't think so - it's keeps us young at heart, our minds sharp, and most importantly empathetic to anyone who picks up knitting needles, crochet hooks or uses a loom.
One way that we share our passion is to provide our customers with "open arms" support. When you buy yarns from us, you receive free, personalized one-on-one assistance from us to help you finish your projects using our yarns. No project is too big, no project is too small and no level of question is off limits for you to receive amazing help to overcome obstacles and complete your projects.
Did you know that Elka is fluent in German and Giovanna is fluent in Spanish? Are you too? How about a friend? Take a moment and speak with Elka and Giovanna in their native tongues and have a blast. I used to be an ESOL trained school teacher in Miami, and have some basic Spanglish skills as well - enough to assist you in choosing yarns and helping your projects!
Elke is an amazing fiber artist, with an amazing world class reputation. Did you know that Elke loves designing for Koigu? See some of Elke's beautiful designs in their latest books and on Elke's Ravelry page.
Elke, Giovanna and I teach a variety of knitting, crochet, weaving and spinning classes at the Raging Wool. We have plenty of affordable and convenient classes, featuring beginner and advanced classes for knitting, crochet, weaving and spinning! All classes can be scheduled for your convenience.
We encourage you to create new projects with the world's best yarns on sale at our shop. Take advantage of our expert help. Challenge yourself and we will help you succeed!
Give us a call, visit the shop, email us, or fill out the online form for any technique or class that interests you. Our classes, knit alongs, crochet alongs are perfect ways to enjoy working on your projects and enjoying fellowship with other enthusiasts at our crafting tables.
Have you noticed how fast time flies from the 4th of July to the end of the year? Join us the whole month of July to create inexpensive and delightful heirloom projects prior to the holidays for many generations enjoyment! These classes start as low as $15, which includes supplies and free patterns! Simply bring [...]
We're back at work in our online shop, bringing you more options to shop for from the comfort of your couch. This week, we added identical twins - they're called Merino Supreme! Both Diamond Yarns and Carlton distribute this yarn, but each has their own set of colorways. The yarn is exactly the same, so if [...]
Whew! Has it really been a month since we stamped all those passports for the Tropical Yarn Crawl? We had an amazing 9 days meeting new friends and welcoming old ones into the shop for the festivities, and we sure did love giving away those skeins of MJ Yarns for our daily drawings. Thank you again to Jonathan for [...]
A year or two ago, around this time, we brought you a little heart pattern here on the blog. This year we're bringing it back, but putting it in PDF form for easier downloading, printing, and viewing. The pattern calls for worsted weight yarn, but any yarn will do as long as the needles chosen [...]
We've just completed Day 3 (of 9) of the Tropical Yarn Crawl - and we've met more than 25 new friends already! Plus, we even had three people turn in their completed Yarn Crawl Passports to us today - amazing work, yarn friends. The zeal to seek out the yarn is strong in this crowd! The [...]
Big News: Raging Wool is excited to be one of 8 (yes, EIGHT) local yarn stores from the Treasure Coast to South Florida to participate in the Tropical Yarn Crawl 2017. The yarn crawl begins on Friday, January 27th, 2017 and runs through Saturday, February 4th, 2017. This year, EIGHT Florida-based local yarn shops (LYS) from [...]
Our Fall Newsletter highlights our upcoming 5th anniversary party and Fall Sale, a quick recap of our Fall Weaving Workshop, what new yarns are new in the shop, and reminder about Alice's awesome classes! Fall Sale & Anniversary Party! Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 5th, Noon - 6PM! We've had such a great 5 years, we just [...]
Our Weaving Workshop is coming up soon, so we sat down with our guest instructor, nationally known weaving expert Deborah Jarchow, again to get a peek at her process. She's created some stunning pieces, just take a look below. We asked about inspiration and process that goes into her work.Q: The Color Series (seen above) [...]
Get your pen, calendar, notepad, or phone out now – whatever you use to make reminders for yourself. We here at Raging Wool Shop are gearing up for our Weekend Weaving Workshop and we don’t want you to miss it. Ready? Ok, circle Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, 2016. That’s when nationally known weaving instructor Deborah Jarchow, seen at [...]