Greeting from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week and upcoming classes and events.
Loads of spinning tools and fiber! We’ve received Ashford top whorl spindles in a variety of sizes, niddy noddys, and fiber in multicolor felting packs and large half pound bumps.
Everyone’s favorite metal scissors are back and this time in colors! We again have a variety of styles and colors, so come early for the best selection.
Kalinka by Karen Oberg has been fully restocked. Don’t miss this chance to stock up on this great warmer-weather 100% linen yarn all the way from Sweden again!
The 2016 Metro Yarn Crawl is almost over but there is still time to participate! The crawl runs until April 10th and features 10 area shops (10 days, 10 shops!). Purchase a MYC tote for $15 and enjoy 20% at all participating stores. Check out this post for the full list of shops and more information.
During the Metro Yarn Crawl, we are also having a Find Your Fave Instragram contest. Be sure to follow us on Instagram and post your favorite thing in the shop with the #metroyarncrawl2016 tag for a chance to win a $50 fibre space™ gift card.
The Brooklyn Tweed Winter 16 design collection is in space for the next week! Swing by to see and try on these beautiful items. We have the patterns available and all required yarns as well.
Mark your calendars for the Hazel Knits Pop Up Shop running from May 4th-8th. You’ll be able to purchase unique kits, one of a kind colorways and the popular big wheels. You’ll also have a chance to meet Wendee, the dyer genius behind Hazel Knits as well!
Susan B. Anderson is indeed coming to space in May! She will be offering the Build a Toy workshop on May 19th, Exploring Shawl Shapes workshop and Top-Down Seamless Dolls workshop on May 20th, and the Design You Own Fair Isle Mitts workshop and Egg to Owl workshop on May 21st. Exploring Shawl Shapes, Top-Down Seamless Dolls and Fair Isle Mitts are currently sold out, but please give us a call to be placed on the wait list.
Are you an experienced lace knitter who wants to try designing your own projects? Designer Dee O’Keefe will walk you through the entire process in her Lace Stole Design class starting on April 12. $80.
Ready to leap into the fun world of socks? Check out Beginner Socks from the Top Down starting on April 13th to learn the basics of sock construction. $80.
If you’re ready to expand your crochet skill set, check out the Lace Wrap in Crochet class beginning on April 13. This class will teach you how to do lace crochet and read lace crochet charts, all while creating a beautiful wrap. $80.
Do you want to learn or improve on your Continental knitting technique? The Continental Knitting course in the Technique Series on April 16 will help you master this style of knitting. $30.
Toe up socks are perfect for using up your entire skein. Learn this great technique by making a pair of thick worsted weight socks in the Beginner Socks from the Toe Up class starting on April 16th. $80.
Try knitting lace in a cute knit hat in the Lace Hat class starting on April 18th. You’ll learn how to read lace charts in the round, do crown decreases and even add another cast on to your repertoire. $65.
Ready to try your first sweater? The Seamless Bottom Up Cardi (Adult or Child) class starts on April 19th. You’ll learn the basics of sweater construction, how to read a schematic and how to read a lace chart. $80.
Project of the Week
Join us in stitching the Layer Cake Shawl! This mystery knit-a-long (KAL) will begin on April 15th. Check out this post for more information on how you could be entered to win a $50 gift card to the shop.