ANNOUNCING – Heritage Hut Destash Sale!!


The LAST of the Inventory!

You read that correctly!

Need to have that one last chance to get what you left behind when Heritage Hut was closing??
Now is your chance!!

Mary is clearing out the rest of the Heritage Hut inventory!

Friday, December 28th + Saturday, December 29th, 2018
9am – 6pm both days

751 George Washington Blvd., Wichita, Kansas 67211
 Click Here for Directions
Far door located on the side of the building at the north end.

All first quality items that have never left the Heritage Hut premises…until this sale.
Heavily discounted items include:

  • LeClerc weaving items
  • Buttons
  • Books + Patterns
  • Knitting Needles
  • Crochet Hooks
  • Notions
Who doesn’t like to do some stash enhancement right after the holidays?
Fill that selfish shopper in you!!
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The Cat is Out of the Bag!! Knitter’s Pride Knit & Purr Holiday Set

The cat is out of the bag – meet Knit & Purr, our 2018 Holiday Gift Set!

Knit & Purr carries a collection of millennium interchangeable knitting needles which are unique in every sense of the word!
The needles are made from a combination of black & red laminated wood which has been interspersed together through a special process that creates a special random pattern.
The process of making the wood has been specially devised and the pattern only emerges when the wood pieces are painstakingly brought together through hand-work.
Packaged beautifully in a specially-designed box resembling a cozy abode, Knit & Purr includes:
  • Nine pairs of The Millennium Interchangeable Needle Tips with black connectors in sizes US Size: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11
  • Four black cords in lengths of 24″, 32″ (two) & 40″ and a set of cord connectors packed in a fabric pouch
  • Free bonus gift: reusable tote bag made in an eco-friendly fabric

This limited edition gift set is available to order NOW!


Shipping included

Call, text, or email to place your order


Anker’s Cardigan Knit-a-long KAL

In cooperation with Picket Fence Quilt Co, I am hosting a summer KAL for the Anker’s Cardigan.
Pattern available for purchase through me (Ravelry shop purchase, it will be emailed directly to you and saved in your Ravelry library).

We did a class for the Anker’s Summer Shirt this last spring and found it a fast and fun knit. Unfortunately this top came in limited sizes. Fortunately that meant that we had the opportunity to learn how to do the math based on measurements to alter a pattern to get the right fit for our sizes.

The cardigan is knit using fingering/sport weight yarn, but many of us are using DK weight like the Summer shirt and doing a little math to get the right fit.

Picket Fence has a good selection of yarns in either the fingering/sport or DK weights, drop in to purchase and get a swatch done before starting our KAL.

Starting July 16th we’ll be meeting every 1st & 3rd Monday, 1pm at Picket Fence Quilt Co.

Come join us for some social fun!!


Summer Classes 2018

Happy Hot Summer, Wichita!!

I just returned from a lovely 10 day trip out west to the mountains where I spent a lot of time with family, relaxing, and enjoying hilly grandeur with pine trees. If you get a chance, visit the Cache Valley mountain range at some point; Logan and Bear Lake, UT would be my recommendations.

Now, on to classes for this summer at Picket Fence Quilt Co!

Registration will open for classes July 1st. Details and pricing will be available prior to registration.

We are already so close to July, and the Fiber Fling Retreat, that classes will start at the end of July giving everyone plenty of time to prep and purchase supplies for class.

First up,  Beginning Knitting Classes
Four weekly, 1.5 hour lessons teaching all the basics of knitting to get you well on your way to creating beautiful hand knits.
Learn two cast-ons, the knit & purl stitches, seed stitch, three most common increases, two most common decreases, and the basic bind off.
You will leave with a finished project and a wealth of knitting knowledge.

Four, 1.5 hour sessions, Wednesdays July 18th, 25th, August 1st & 8th, 1-2:30pm

Next Step Brioche
This class is for those that have worked the basic brioche stitch, flat or in the round, single or two color, and are ready to learn to increase & decrease, creating shapes and patterns within the brioche fabric.

We will be using the Staghorn pattern from Fresh Brioche by Nancy Marchant (brioche guru), and worsted weight yarns.

Two, 3 hour sessions, Wednesday July 25th & Thursday July 26th from 6-9pm

Sipila Sweater design by Boylandknitworks
This sweater!! Swoon.

This class will be for advanced beginners/intermediate+ knitters, colorwork experience is not required.

I used yarns from Daisy Hill Yarns and Madelintosh, but any two contrasting fingering or sport weight yarns can be used to create this beauty. We are hoping to work with Tara of Daisy Hill Yarns to carry her yarns in the shop prior to this class starting in August.

The pattern includes instructions for both the short sleeve top and the long sleeved sweater.
Pattern available for purchase through me (Ravelry shop purchase, it will be emailed directly to you and saved in your Ravelry library).

Three or four, 2 hour sessions, depending on your choice of short or long sleeves, Saturdays August 4th, 18th, September 1st & 15th if you choose long sleeves, 10am-12pm


If you are interested in classes that are not on the schedule please contact me!
Private lessons are always available, and it only takes 3 people to get a class on the schedule!

I am really looking forward to this round of classes and hope you are too.


National Local Yarn Store Day 2018 ~Picket Fence Quilt Co, Wichita, KS


Calling all knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners and general crafters!
It’s our first annual National Local Yarn Store Day!!

Free knit and/or crochet pattern for the cutest market bags, with any yarn purchase.

Join us from Noon (12pm) – closing at 5pm
Demonstrations of Emily Ocker’s Circular Knit Cast On from 12:30-3pm.

Weather permitting we will have tables and chairs set out front to sit, socialize, knit, crochet, spin, etc. If we need, we’ll move inside to the classroom area for our social time.

We know yarn stimulates your senses, from feeling the fibers to seeing the variety of colors, but you have to be in the store to experience it. 

This is your chance to celebrate everything you love about yarn and help others enjoy those same experiences. Teach a friend to knit and bring them to your local yarn shop on April 21!

Share your passion for the craft and your favorite yarn store, Picket Fence Quilt Co on social media.