3 Pond Street Natick, MA 01760
ironhorsefiberart@gmail.com

508-647-4722

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  What’s New?

Check out our list of offered classes and workshops!  Click the tab above for a list and a calendar.

   Handcrafted

Unique and interesting one of a kind gift items from local to world artisans.

 Yarn & Product

Check our list of stocked yarns, accessories and needles.

      Artisans

Our local artisans are gifted weavers, knitters, felt makers and quilters.

What we do

Iron Horse developed from a dream of owning and raising animals that produce some of the finest wool/fiber products. It grew to incorporate a community of local artisans to showcase and bring their one of a kind hand crafted art to the community. Joining the Natick downtown area and highlighting our artisans as well as expanding the fiber products, yarns, fiber art equipment and continuing our full line of classes and workshops has made the circle complete. We are unique in what we offer and hope you will stop in for a visit.

When it comes to knitting, crocheting, felt making or hand spinning, no question is silly. Our wish is for everyone who wants to learn or to continue with their fiber art passion have a peaceful place to come. Our co-op members and staff are willing to help you select the special gift, accessory, fiber product or equipment.

 

Events, Classes, Workshops and Knit-A-Long Schedule

Holiday hours. 

The store will be closed December 24th, 25th and 26th.

Tuesday 10-5                                                            Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-5
Friday 10-5
Saturday 9-4 
Sunday 9-2  November 25 - December 23. After that the store will be closed on Sundays.

HOLIDAY KNITTING EVENT!:  Monday Evening, December 10, 2018, 6-8:30pm

Join us  for a festive evening at Iron Horse with potluck food, drink and a gathering to show off or complete some projects and most of all enjoy!   

It is a time to gather for some fun finishing off holiday gift projects as well as show off your finished pieces.  We offer door prizes, a little thank you gift for all and of course community.  It is a time that we as a small business also give back to our community.   

Bring your projects both in progress and completed to show off!  Remember there is no instruction this evening. 

We ask for a donation of $10.00 per person which the store will then match 1:1.  Our donation will go to Jeff's Place, a bereavement center for children in Framingham again. 

If you are unable to attend but would still like to donate please stop by to give cash or a check or send your check to us, made out to Jeff's Place.   We will match your donations! 

Thank you so much to those who have already given donations though are unable to attend!  You Last year a combined donation of $500.00 went to Jeff's Place.  We hope we can match or go beyond that this year! 

RSVP only, call the store to hold your place!  508-647-4722.             

.  BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLUB - Sign up now!                It is time again to join in the fun of our annual block of the month club.  This club is for a throw afghan, featuring for 2019 different types of cables!  Each month a kit will be supplied to the member with a pattern and yarn that each have personally chosen.  Registration is  now through December 19.  We will hold all your yarn for you for the year and the price of the yarn will be guaranteed even if there is a price increase. Registration fee $35.00

 ROUND ROBIN TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP:  Sunday January 6th,  9:00-12:00 am.

Join us for a morning of round robin sessions on knitting techniques.  3, 45 minute sessions will be offered, fix your mistakes, cables without a needle, and magic loop.   Call the store to register for 1,2 or all 3.  Prices are $15 each or $35 for all 3.

 COLORWORK  WORKSHOP:  Mondays January 7, 14, and 28th, 6:30-8:30 pm.

During this 3 evening workshop you will learn corrigated ribbing, using two different colors in the round using either both hands to each hold a different color or holding two colors in one hand!

The cowl uses two colors only in worsted weight yarn.  Use two solids or a solid and a varigated.  One skein of each is used with a US #6 and US #7 needle

Fee:$90.00   this fee includes the pattern.

BEGINNER SOCK WORKSHOP:  Tuesday January 8th,15th,29th, and February 5th.  6:30-8:30 pm.   

 A cuff down basic ribbed sock pattern created by Debbie will be used in the workshop.  Call the store to register.  508-647-4722.

Prerequisite:  Knowledge of knit and purl stitches.  We will instruct on how to knit in the round if unfamiliar.

Fee: $110.00 (pattern included in fee) plus materials, one skein of 350-400 yards of sock weight yarn and US#2 double pointed needles or needles for gauge as needed.  We appreciate materials for the workshop being purchased at Iron Horse.

 UFO PARTY!!!  Saturday January 12th 1:00-3:00               

How many of you have that UFO (Unfinished Object) buried in the closet, under the bed or staring at you in a bag?   It's time to finish that project! Dust it off, find the pattern and bring it in to our UFO party.  We will hold these parties every 4-6 weeks on a Monday evening or a  Saturday afternoon.Make sure to look at your newsletter and facebook for a session each month.

Karin will be hosting these sessions. There will be encouragement, laughter and occasionally a little showing of tears when someone needs to rip back but you will be in good company! There will be minimal instruction during these sessions but the community of knitters can offer help.

Fee will be $10 per person to help donate to a local charity-Jeff's Place, a childrens bereavement center in Framingham, defray Karin's time and occasional help. We need a head count so please call, email or stop in to sign up for this fun time.   

BEGINNER WEAVING ON A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM:  Sunday January 13th, 9:00-4:30

In this one day course participants will learn how to warp a rigid heddle loom using worsted weight yarn, discuss shrinkage, change colors when warping and weaving, weave a simple twill pattern and tie off your piece to take home and wash!   

Looms and shuttles will be provided.  Bring several colors of worsted weight yarn (approximately 300-350 yards will be used), scissors, a note book,T pins, and a tapestry needle.  A 30 minute break will be provided.  Please bring a bag lunch and something to drink.  

RAVELRY 101 WORKSHOP:  Saturday January 26th, 1:00-3:00

Want to learn how to optimize your ravelry experience?  This workshop will help you work through the Ravelry maze.  This is a basic level course.

Materials:  Your ipad, tablet, or laptop fully charged!    Fee: $25

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Contact Us

Iron Horse
3 Pond Street
Natick, MA 01760
ironhorsefiberart@gmail.com

 

508-647-4722

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Store Hours

The store will be closed December 24th, 25th and 26th


Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed

 NOTE:  There are street meters in front of the store as well as a municipal parking lot at the end of our block.  Saturdays there is FREE parking in the parking lot all day throughout the lot.

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