Greetings from space! Here’s what’s been happening around the shop this week!
We are so delighted to to tell you about the newest yarn from the folks at Woolfolk. Hygge is a bulky weight blend of snuggly luxury that is sure to be your go to for holiday gifts this season. The Danish word Hygge (pronounced hooguh) conveys a feeling or mood that comes from taking genuine pleasure in making ordinary everyday things simply extraordinary. Just one skein is enough for a large hat! Read more about this new luxurious base on the blog!
We just unboxed a brand new shipment from Freia. This time out we received colorways in sock and super bulky weights. Check out pattern ideas for lightning quick knitting with the super bulky.
Bring your dog out to the boutiques of Old Town and participate in the 4th Annual Doggie Trick or Treat event. Stop by the Dog Park at 705 King Street to pick up your goody-bag and a Trick or Treat Old Town store map. There will also be a costume contest where the group and individual winner will each win a prize
Learn how to photograph your work and projects well without having to invest in expensive equipment with two great upcoming photography workshops. Try Smartphone Photography with Gale Zucker on Thursday, November 12 or Photography for Knitters and Makers with Gale Zucker on Friday, November 13.
Join us for Yipes Stripes! Workshop with Ann Weaver on Sunday, November 22! Learn new techniques for striping and braids in this excellent workshop. Yipes Stripes! kits are available now in the shop.
Double your speed at sock knitting with Two at a Time Socks beginning on Monday, October 19 at 7 pm. ($80)
Improve your lace skills with Intermediate Lace Shawl – Iolanthe on Tuesday, October 20 at 7 pm. ($65)
Tackle your first stranded colorwork project with Introduction to Fair Isle Mitts on Tuesday, October 20 at 7 pm. ($65)
Try your hand at sweater knitting with Bottom Up Lace Raglan on Wednesday, October 21 at 7 pm. ($80)
Learn multiple fair isle skills with Fair Isle Hat on Wednesday, October 21 at 7 pm. ($65)
Learn to crochet with stranded colorwork in Stranded Crochet Cowl on Saturday, October 24 at 10 am. ($40)
Step up your lace skills with Intermediate Lace Shawl, Ruxton on Saturday, October 24 at noon. ($65)
Learn to work in the round on double pointed needles with Introduction to Fingerless Mitts on Saturday, October 24 at noon. ($65)
Tackle your first pair of socks with Beginner Socks or Stockings from the Toe Up on Saturday, October 24 at 2 pm. ($80)
Learn to make a gorgeous wrap with Intarsia Wrap on Sunday, October 25 at noon. ($40)
Take the fear out of fixing errors with Oops! Fixing Mistakes on Sunday, October 25 at 2 pm. ($40)
Learn to make a sweater for you or a little one with Cabled Adult or Child Cardigan on Monday, October 26 at 7 pm. ($80)
Get ahead of your gift knitting with Fingerless Lace Mitts on Wednesday, November 4 at 7 pm. ($65)
Try the Intermediate Lace Shawl, Cynara on Wednesday, November 4 at 7 pm. ($65)
Learn to work lace in the round with Beginner Lace Cowl on Saturday, November 7 at 2 pm. ($50)
Make house and home just a little more cozy with Padded Crochet Rug on Sunday, November 8 at noon. ($50)
Try shawl making with the popular Beginner Shawl, Jimi on Monday, November 9 at 7 pm. ($65)
Get into specialized techniques and learn to make fabric that looks woven with Entrelac Scarf – Purling Backwards on Tuesday, November 10. ($65)
To learn more about what’s coming up, check out our full calendar!