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The pressure is mounting on which gifts to buy for the holidays. If you are inclined to bypass the mass-market consumerist madness, you may be interested to know about a series of craft sales organized by Knit-One-One, a fiber craft studio on Adeline Street in South Berkeley.

For the next three Saturdays Knit-One-One will host craft sales featuring local artisans — there will be a different roster each week, with at least on knitting-related vendor included. This Saturday that will be the Dublin-based Faerie Mountain Fibers.

Among the treats on display:  jewelry, greeting cards, quirky T-shirts, baby gifts and handmade candy. On Saturday December 5 Berkeley author Peggy Vincent will be signing copies of her book Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife.

While you’re at the studio, check out the class schedule for kids’ winter vacation camps that teach knitting and felting and sewing skills.


Tracey Taylor

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...

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