Pictures of people, projects and recent events at Creative Warehouse
Welcome to the Creative Warehouse
Welcome to the Creative Warehouse, a shop in Needham Highlands selling 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.
Spring is finally here, time to stockup on yarns for summer knitting. New Berger de France baby books and yarn. Vogue Crochet magazine. New bags by Amy Butler and Hadaki. Yarn stands by Wool Tree Mill.
Artful Color, Mindful Knits a new book by Laura Militzer Bryant of Prism yarns is here! Finally a guide to understanding hand-dyed yarns, this pattern book gives knitters and crocheters the edge they need to stitch with confidence.
And finally the Zoom Looms from Schacht Spindle Co are here! For those of you that remember the Weavette this is for you! It is an updated version, a little loom you can carry around with you and make 4" squares. What you can do with the squares is endless and so much fun!
Swedish (Huck) Weaving Workshop
Swedish Weaving is also known as Huck Weaving or Huck Embroidery. It was popular in the late 1940’s when homemakers used embroidery floss to decorate the borders of towels. Today, you can make afghans, baby blankets, pillows, wall hangings, table linens, Tallit and more. Our teacher, Fran, has been teaching Swedish Weaving for over 10 years. In this 2 week class you will learn the basic technics for creating a one of a kind lovely heirloom.
Monday April 29 and May 6. More information . . .
Save your sweaters, whether they are old favorites or new projects, store bought or handmade! Learn to repair moth holes. rips and dropped stitches. Go back and fix a stitch without tearing out your work. Fix pulls, cables, and buttonholes that are too large.
Monday May 20 from 7-9:00. More information . . .
On-going clubs, classes and workshops
Kids' Knitting: Call if you would like spring or summer classes. More information . . .
Weaving: Tuesday May 7 and 21, 7:00 pm.
May 7 will focus on loop pile, rya knots, and cut wefts. Students will need a pick up stick for the cut weft technique.
May 21 will focus on project finishing.
NEWS (New England Weaver's Seminar) this summer. More information . . .
Mitered Squares Club: Tuesday May 14, 7:00 pm. More information . . .
SNKC: Saturday May 11, 5:00 pm. More information . . .
Stitch-A-Long: Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. More information . . .
Cricket Club: Tuesday May 28. More information . . .
Remember to bring your donation of food for the Needham Food Pantry.