Elissa's Creative Warehouse

220 Reservoir Street
Needham, MA 02494
Ph: 781-444-9341
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Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday Saturday, 10 to 4:30
Sunday, 12 to 4
October through March.
Always closed Wednesdays.

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We sell Ravelry patterns.

Welcome to the Creative Warehouse

Welcome to the Creative Warehouse, a shop in Needham Heights that sells yarn, knitting and crochet supplies, needlepoint yarns and canvas, Schacht rigid heddle looms, weaving accessories and buttons. Our goal is make sure that your shopping experience here is the best possible. Needham Cable News recently featured us as one of Needham's hidden treasures. We take great care in making sure that the quality of our service and products is unsurpassed. Please come visit - we are sure that you will not be disappointed.

If you didn't get to see me on NECN's "Does It Work?" with Leslie Gaydos, here's a link to the video segment: NECN Does It Work?: Hollywood Sweater Saver. We tested the Hollywood Sweater Saver, and let me tell you, IT WORKS! We will be selling this useful tool.

This month

Welcome April and all the wonderful spring yarns that comes with it! Some of the new yarns you'll see are:

  • Cotton Classic Lite
  • Cottonation
  • Cloud
  • Dolce Amore Chine
  • Flash
  • Mimi Tempo
  • Nina
  • Porotfino
  • Sanibel
  • Taiyo
  • Taiyo Sport
  • Taiyo Sock

We've got a couple of new and old charity knitting groups for those of you who need some place to knit for. The first group is the Marathon Scarf Project, there's still time to knit scarves for this wonderful program. Ship your blue and yellow scarves to Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. Questions about the project should be directed to Old South Church: 617-536-1970.

Years ago we knitted sweaters for penguins on Phillip Island. Well, we are excited to be doing it again. The women in the SNKC are knitting for these precious little penguins. Feel free to knit a sweater and drop it off at the shop. For more information about the penguins and the Knits for Nature foundation go to their web site. www.penguinfoundation.org.au

Another group we support is the Volunteers of Massachusetts. Help us fill backpacks for the MASSACHUSETTS STAND DOWN in August. Massachusetts Stand Down is a two-day event that provides FREE SERVICES to homeless veterans or veterans at risk of becoming homeless.

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Clubs, classes and workshops

Evening classes and workshops start at 7 pm unless otherwise indicated.

Rainbow Loom: There's a new addition to our Creative Warehouse team, Maddie. She is a master with the Rainbow Loom and in this class you will learn how to make Rainbow Loom animals, flowers, rings and many different bracelets. Class size is limited. Sign-up now!!
Saturday April 12, 1:00 - 2:00 pm.

Huck shawlHappy Huckers: Learn this easy technique (huck embroidery) for creating one-of-a-kind lovely heirloom pieces, shawls, table runners, hand towels. Stop by the store to see examples of the different things you can make.
Monday April 7, 21 and 28, May 5, 12 and 19. 7-9 pm. $55.00
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Weaving: Tuesday April 1, 7:00 pm. Please call if you plan to come. Class description . . .

Stitch-Along: Thursdays April 3, 10, 17 and 24, 7:00 pm. Class description . . .

Knitting with Karen: Wednesdays at 9 am. Class description . . .

SNKC: April 5 and 19, 5:00 pm. Class description . . .

Cricket Club: Tuesday April 29, 7:00 pm. Class description . . .

Blanket Buddies: Tuesday April 8, 7 pm. Class description . . .

Remember to bring your donation of food for the Needham Food Pantry.

Next Month

Creative Crafts from the Creative Warehouse: Stop by to see the wonderful creations made by the ladies at the Creative Warehouse It's a great time to stock up on gifts for Mother's Day, graduations or just something special for yourself.
Saturday May 3 from 10-4:30, rain or shine.

Laura Bryant from Prism yarn is coming in June for two fabulous color workshops, Introduction to Color and Magic Number Knitting, a trunk show and book signing! Not to be missed. Mark you calender for June 4 & 5. We will have more information as we closer to the date.