Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
A huge Brooklyn Tweed restock has arrived! Every base has been restocked and this is your last chance to get some colors of the limited-edition Plains base.
Our annual Anniversary Sale is going on now! Join us in celebrating 7 wonderful years in Old Town Alexandria. Swing by the shop today, July 15th and tomorrow, July 16th to get 10-30% off the entire shop. This is one of only two major sales each year!
Check out both of our Blue Sky Fibers trunk shows while they’re still here!
The Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok trunk show is here until July 25th. Not only check out this great new yarn, but also the myriad of beautiful things you can stitch up out of it.
The Blue Sky Fibers Worsted Organic Cotton trunk show will also be here until July 25th. Check out this scrumptious cotton that will be your new favorite yarn for transitioning into the cooler months ahead. We also have the individual patterns available in print in the shop as well!
Join us for movie night on Friday, July 29th! We’ll be watching the fun 80s film The Goonies. Grab your seat early since the movie begins right at 7pm!
Mark your calendars for the 7th annual Alexandria Sidewalk Sale happening on August 13th and 14th throughout Old Town and Del Ray. Over 50 boutiques will have deeply discounted summer items that are sure to be a steal!
Ready to demystify short rows? Check out the Short Row Cowl class starting on Monday, July 18th. $80.
The Entrelac Scarf – Purling Backwards course is a great intro to the technique of purling backwards (sure to speed up your knitting) all while learning the unique art of entrelac. This course begins on Thursday, July 21st and you have the option of knitting a scarf or wrap. $65.
Ready to jump into the fabulously fun world of brioche? Learn the basics in the Basic Brioche Hat class. Class begins on Thursday, July 21st. $65.
If you’re ready to try the fun world of knitted cables, check out the Introduction to Cabling – Cabled Scarf class on Sunday, July 24th. $40.
Try your hand at Fair Isle in the Fair Isle Cowl class beginning on Monday, July 25th. Make your very own modern accessory that is sure to become a staple winter piece. $65.
If you’re ready to expand your lace knitting skills, check out the Intermediate Lace Shawl – Holbrook course starting on Tuesday, July 26th. You’ll learn how to read lace charts and do a knitted-on edging, all while creating an elegant shawl. $65.
Join us for the Ravellenics during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio! Check out this thread for more information and to begin plotting your projects.
Check out the newest free pattern on our website: Group Stage! The clever Ann Weaver designed this fun textured cowl with The Fiberists Newton Worsted.