Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
Freia Lace and Shawl Balls
Binkwaffle bags in 5 new patterns
Next week’s Stitching Survival Skills Wednesday will focus on knitting jogless stripes. Drop by on Wednesday, August 2nd from 6-6:45 for a free lesson!
Join us for a summer of learning. We have been offering a variety of workshops throughout the summer to help us improve our skill set, and somehow it’s nearly August where we’ll feature a weekend with designer Ann Weaver. She’ll be offering her No-Sew Zipper workshop, Yipes Stripes workshop and Fair Isle for All workshop. The last two are sold out, but give us a call to get on the waitlist.
Join us for the 8th annual Alexandria sidewalk sale on August 12th and 13th. Over 50 Participating shops throughout Old Town and Del Ray will be offering select summer items for up to 80% off. We will have both yarn and some furniture pieces available on sale.
If you’re ready to try the fun world of knitted cables, check out the Introduction to Cabling – Cabled Scarf class on Wednesday, August 2nd. $40.
Learn the basics of Fair Isle knitting in the Intro to Fair Isle Hat class starting on Thursday, August 3rd. You’ll learn colorwork techniques, how to read a chart and how to do hat decreases while making your own cute accessory for the cooler weather ahead. $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 Saturday, July 8th and you have the option of knitting a scarf or wrap. $65.
Don’t fret if you didn’t sign up for the weeklong email series from designer Olga Buraya-Kefelian! All letters are posted daily on our blog for you to read and enjoy.