Greetings from space! As 2016 draws to a close, here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
The Book of Haps by Kate Davies
Lux Adorna Fun Bundles
ILOVEHANDLES Wrist Rulers
Join us on New Year’s Day for our annual Stitchalong! We’ll be stitching away on Fidra by Gundrun Johnston, a textured lace hat perfect for winter. We have a variety of great yarns to pick from and we’re happy to help you if you get stuck.
Learn the differences amongst brioche, tuck stitch and fisherman’s rib in the Brioche and Beyond workshop with Olga Buraya-Kefelian on Saturday, January 14th. Make your own two color brioche cowl while learning everything you need to know!
We have just a few spots left in the Koto sweater workshop with designer Olga Buraya-Kefelian beginning on January 15th. You’ll learn all of the techniques required to make this classy garment, skills that you’ll be able to take with you to plenty of other projects.
The First Hat – Ribbed Beanie class is a great second course after completing the Intro to Knitting Course. This class begins on Tuesday, January 3rd and gives you the option of a beanie or slouch hat. $65.
Take your basic crochet skills to the next level in the Crochet Beanie Hat class on Wednesday, January 4th. You’ll make an stylish beanie while learning more advanced stitches and crocheting in the round. $50.
Socks are a great portable project. Try your hand at knitting socks in the Top Down Socks Class. Class begins on Monday, January 9th and you’ll be addicted to sock knitting before you know it! $80.
The Jimi Shawl class starting on Tuesday, January 10th is a great beginner shawl class with the designer, Dee O’Keefe. Learn a variety of useful techniques, including increases, basic lace and striping. $65.
Try your hand at Fair Isle in the Fair Isle Cowl class beginning on Wednesday, January 11th. Make your very own modern accessory that is sure to become a staple winter piece. $65.
Learn top down sweater construction and basic lace in the Lace Baby Sweater course. Class begins on Thursday, January 12th and you’ll create a classic baby sweater that will boost your entire knitting skillset. $80.
Keep the tiny humans in your life warm while learning all about bottom up raglan sweater construction in the Child’s Henley Pullover class. This course begins on Saturday, January 14th and will provide you with the essential sweater knitting techniques need for this sweater and many more! $80.
Project of the Week
The Italian Job by Nancy Vandivert
New Year’s Hours
- Saturday, December 31st: 10am – 5pm
- Sunday, January 1st: 12pm – 6pm (these are normal Sunday hours)
Happy stitching and Happy New Year!