New Arrivals this Spring! Yarns, Classes and a Mother's Day Special

Posted by Alice Clary on 3rd May 2019

New Arrivals this Spring! Yarns, Classes and a Mother's Day Special

Springtime is blooming all around us, and inside the Raging Wool too!

We recently re-arranged our shop to open up more space for… wait for it… yes, even more yarns! You will be as excited as we are with these new yarn arrivals. Some that are already in stock are pictured above and sample patterns below.

A baker's dozen of new yarns have recently arrived, including Cotton Tape, Cumulus, Geshi, Iris, Kancha, Monokrom, Sarasota Chunky, Shanty, Silk Garden Sock, Sonata, Spring Meadow and several new Super Socke's! Come see the new arrivals - plenty of choices for any project, large or small! We will help you find the perfect yarns for your patterns and usage.

LYS Day 2019 at the Raging Wool

On Saturday, April 27th, fiber fans from across South Florida and many from out-of-state, celebrated National LYS (Local Yarn Shop) Day with us.

The shop was packed as we simultaneously taught classes, hosted a huge 20% off storewide sale, and provided snacks and refreshments to everyone. It was so much fun!

We were very happy to see that the LYS day also brought in a lot of new people, including many that were interested in learning more about the fiber arts while supporting their local yarn shop too.

If you were unable to join us for LYS day fear not! We are planning a summer party and we’ll make sure that you are invited!

Free Knit Alongs and Crochet Alongs - Weekly!

Take advantage of the best ways to learn or practice and complete beginner and advanced projects for knitting, crochet and weaving this Spring and Summer.

Every Sunday! Free Knit Along (KAL) & Free Crochet Along (CAL) with Elke: Come in on Sundays from Noon to 5:00PM for help getting started on new projects or assistance with any of your current projects. No knitting or crochet project is too small, too big or too unfinished to bring! Did you know that Elke spricht Deutsch and Elke spreekt ook Nederlands too.

Every Monday! Free Knit Along (KAL) & Free Crochet Along (CAL) with Giovanna: Come in on Mondays from 11:00AM to 5:00PM for help getting started on new projects or assistance with any of your current projects. No knitting or crochet project is too small, too big or too unfinished to bring! Did you know that Giovanna habla Español?

Every 4th Tuesday! Free Building Blocks Afghan: Learn to read simple charts, cable, twisted stitches, easy lace work and more as you complete 12 different squares to be sewn into an afghan. next class: May 28: Noon to 2:00PM

Mother's Day Gift Card Sale - 10% off for Gift Cards and Certificates over $50.00

10% off Gift Cards and Certificates in store or online

(From May 3 through May 12)

Just in time for Mother's Day (May 12, 2019). Give the gift of creativity with a Raging Wool Gift Card or Gift Certificate.

Use Coupon Code "LoveMom" to receive 10% off when you buy a card or certificate for $50 or more, either online or in-store (through Sunday, May 12)

The Raging Wool Gift Cards and Gift Certificates can be used for any combination of yarns, classes, knitting needles, crochet hooks and accessories!

You can purchase gift cards and certificates in the shop and also ONLINE.

May Knitting, Crochet & Weaving Classes

Taking a class at the Raging Wool entitles you to ongoing, free, expert-level support from your instructors after completing your classes. Every staff member in the shop is an experienced instructor. There is never a request too small or too big for us to assist you with.

Signing up for a class is easy!

Call us at +1 (954) 385-0861 or visit the shop before the class - or on the same day as the class, leaving enough time to sign in and purchase any items, if needed, for a class.

Beginning Knitting

Learn to cast/on, knit, purl, pick up dropped stitches, bind/off, knit in the round, decrease, easy pattern reading. This class is one of South Florida's best values! Get at least 6 hours of instruction! Bring a friend too!

Every Saturday: 3-5PM

May 7, 14 & 21

3:00 to 5:00 PM

Learn to knit the "other" way (Continental Knitting)

Learn Continental Style Speed & Efficiency, and get ready to Fair Isle Knit without large slubs on the back of your work! This class also covers the English /American Style for Continental Knitters. You must be a proficient knitter to get the most out of this class.

May 5: 12:30 – 2:30PM

Beginning Crochet

Learn all the basic crochet stitches and crochet a square without any increases, decreases, or wobbles. You will add a decorative scalloped border. Then make an adorable hat, doily or snowflake in the round.

From 1:00 to 3:00 PM

May 4, 11, and 18th and on May 7, 14 and 21st

Rigid Heddle Weaving

Not only for beginner, enhance your weaving with Herringbone, Color Blending, Felted Ruffle, Mohair, Color Blending,

Clasped Weft/Warp

May 25: 11:00 AM-6PM

Reading Charts

This class helps you learn, and then master the ability to “read” crochet & knit charts. Once you know the tricks, it's much easier to work your projects!

May 16: 1:00 -3:00 PM

May 16: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Tunisian Crochet

Learn to use this stitch to make adorable garments. You will start with a scarf making short rows.

May 8: 3:00 -5:00 PM

Mosaic Knitting

Make a pretty cup cozy with this awesome technique. Many have thought it was Fair Isle! All you do is slip stitches in the right place!

May 9: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

May 26: 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Raglan Top

Seamless tops are quick, easy and beautiful. The first lesson will get you started then come back for dividing the sleeves, knitting sleeves, button band and collar.

May 23: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

May 25: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Finishing Class!

Finish those Sweaters, Tops and Afghans. This class helps you overcome the challenge of bringing all the pieces together in a professional looking piece.

May 10: 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Ravigate - Learning How to Navigate Ravelry

Navigate Ravelry, find the patterns for your yarn or yarns for your patterns, yarn substitution, narrow down your search to find exactly what you want! Need your tablet, iPad, smart phone or lap top.

May 13: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

May 22: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Entrelac Knitting

Create a beautiful diamond textured fabric. This class introduces you to this technique with an easy to understand scarf. We will be knitting backwards, so no Purls!

May 28: 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Knitting Socks

Choose to learn first socks or slippers, Lace Socks, two at a time (Magic Loop), whatever you always wanted to try but were hesitant! This is a three lesson class.

May 4, 11 & 18th

11:30AM to 1:00PM