Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
Mark your calendars for the 2017 Metro Yarn Crawl! Pre-register to receive a free tote and free gift (limited to the first 250 people)! You’ll also receive a passport, which entitles you to 20% off all full-priced yarn, fiber and patterns from March 31st to April 9th at all 11 participating shops across the DMV.
Survival Skills Wednesdays are back! Starting on March 15th, drop in between 6 and 6:45 every Wednesday evening to get a free workshop from one of our staff on a particular technique. Every week is something different, and techniques will cover the spectrum from cast ons to bind offs, adding colors, fixing mistakes and more! This week begins with the Twisted German cast on, and you can find the full list of upcoming techniques here.
Learn how to knit sweaters in the Top Down Raglan Pullover class beginning on Wednesday, March 15th. You’ll make a stylish and cozy sweater, all while learning now to read sweater patterns, utilize basic raglan sweater construction and knit in the round. $80.
Learn a variety of bind offs in the Bind Offs class on Sunday, March 19th. You’ll not only learn how to do the various bind offs, which include Jenny’s Surprisingly Stretchy bind off, the picot bind off, and the knitted bind off, and when it’s appropriate to use each one. $40.
Create a visually striking yet cozy rug in the Padded Crochet Rug class on Sunday, March 19th. You’ll learn the technique, how to join motifs and how to easily adjust the size of your rug. $50.
The First Hat – Ribbed Beanie class is a great second course after completing the Intro to Knitting Course. This class begins on Monday, March 20th and gives you the option of a beanie or slouch hat. $65.
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, March 23rd and you have the option of knitting a scarf or wrap. $65.
Our spring class schedule is up! Check out all that we have to offer for April, May and June and be sure to sign up now for the best availability.
Goldfish Memory KAL!
There’s less than a week left for the Goldfish Memory KAL! Hopefully you’ve been having fun knitting away on your wrap, and don’t forget to post a photo of the finished project by March 16th for a chance to win a $50 gift card! Check out this post for all the details and see Kerry’s update on her progress here.
We Are Hiring!
We are looking to add a new member to our team, starting now! Please check out this post for more information on the job description and how to apply.