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Welcome to the Creative Warehouse
Welcome to the Creative Warehouse, a shop in Needham Heights (metrowest Boston) 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.
Here I am with our own Karen and Leslie Gaydos from NECN's show "Does It Work". We tested a product called unshrinkit. The segment will air Wednesday March 4. Tune in to see "Does it work?"
Check it out to see if it really does work! This could change the knitting world!
Click here to view the NECN story and video.
SO happy that spring is here! Come by for spring yarn and early summer projects.
If you missed Lisa's appearance on Knitting Daily with Vickie Howell, you can follow along withthe sho and catch it another time. It is definitely on RI PBS (not so sure about Boston) Sunday mornings at 8:30. This show offers a wealth of knitting information with fabulous interviews and tipe from wonderful designers and people just like you who love to knit. Our episode (the one featuring Lisa and Darlene) is 1408, Playtime. We are so excited!
We have a huge collection of older magazines, Vogue, Interweave, Knit Simple, Knitters, Knit 'n Style. Everything between 2000 and 2010 has been put on our FREE book case in the front of the store. It's definitely worth a trip to the shop just to poke through them.
Hetty Friedman is coming to our April 7th Weaving class. This was rescheduled from February when the weather was not cooperating. We hope to hear about her trips to Guatemala and view samples of the Guatemalan weavers' work.
We are starting to collect supplies for the Massachusetts Stand Down in August. Last year we donated 25 backpacks, each one filled with toiletries, towels. socks and more. This year we are planning on 30 filled backpacks. Come to any of our clubs and help us plan for this wonderful event that helps homeless veterans. Here is a link to the online spreadsheet we are using to track who is contributing what. Thanks for your support.
Clubs, classes and workshops
Evening classes and workshops start at 7 pm unless otherwise indicated.
Stitch-Along: Thursdays April 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 7:00 pm. Class description . . .
Knitting with Karen: Wednesdays at 9 am. Class description . . .
SNKC: Saturdays April 11 and 25, 5:00 pm. Class description . . .
Cricket Club: Join us on Tuesday, April 28. Class description . . .
Blanket Buddies: Tuesday April 14, 7 pm. Class description . . .
We have so much fun at this group. If you are making a blanket you should make it a point to join us from 7 until 9 pm.
Weaving: Tuesday, April 7, 7:00 pm. Please call if you plan to come. Class description . . .
On April 7, we welcome Hetty Friedman from Crafts for a Cause. Hetty will bring with her woven pieces from Guatemala, pictures and stories. She leads tours for weavers and others interested in exploring Mayan life and culture. Check out her website: www.hettyfriedmandesigns.com, then come meet her. You'll be happy you did!
Remember to bring your donation of food for the Needham Food Pantry.