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August 2017
$40

Private Lesson with Barry

August 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Instructor: Barry

Private or semi-private lessons at the shop: Individual instruction with you and a friend or relative for one hour at our shop (max of 2) Perfect for those with busy schedules or very specific objectives Must be scheduled and paid in advance. Instructor: Barry You can work on the following with Barry: knitting basics/refreshers reading a pattern or charts measuring for gauge and adjusting as needed increasing and decreasing picking up stitches short rows garter tabs/starting triangular shawls working in…

Alexandria Sidewalk Sale

August 12 - August 13
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Alexandria’s summertime deal-grabbing tradition returns as over 50 boutiques throughout Old Town and Del Ray offer deeply-discounted summer merchandise (up to 80% off at some shops). Don’t miss your chance to find incredible bargains and unique treasures in Alexandria, the DC region’s Shop Small headquarters. Local retailers will display a wide range of goods, from fashion and jewelry to home decor, culinary, seasonal and gift items at discounted prices. Spot the deals by looking for bright yellow balloon markers outside…

$75

Introduction to Crochet

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until August 27, 2017

Instructor: Dee

Learn the basics of crochet while making these cute fingerless mitts. Three 1.5 hour classes Skills needed: this class is rated "hip" - no previous experience required. Skills learned: work a crochet chain chain stitch reading a crochet pattern terms basic fibre education how to keep rows edges straight how to create three stitch patterns using only single crochet Materials: 150 yards of worsted weight yarn for each pair of mitts that you wish to make. We recommend Manos del…

$75

Introduction to Knitting (sold out)

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 28, 2017

Instructor: Dee

Jump-start your knitting hobby and learn all of the basics in our three week class. You will start your very own scarf. Three 1.5 hour classes *Please note that our classes are for adults, unless otherwise indicated. Check out the children's lessons over here. Skills needed: Absolutely none! Our beginner class is ideal for those completely new to the craft or those who haven't knitted in many years and need a full refresher. Skills learned: knit stitch purl stitch cast…

$50

Brioche Cowl

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Barry

Hawkshaw Cowl, © Spincycle Yarns Learn the brioche stitch with this two color brioche cowl project. One 3 hour class Skills needed: This class is rated "rockin" - ability to knit and purl and some experience working in the round or increasing and decreasing. Skills learned: working brioche stitch in the round i-cord edging working two color brioche slip and YO stitches Materials: Worsted weight yarn in two colors - 200 yards each. We suggest Spincycle Yarns Independence paired with…

$75

Introduction to Knitting (in progress)

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 15, 2017

Instructor: Katherine

Jump-start your knitting hobby and learn all of the basics in our three week class. You will start your very own scarf. Three 1.5 hour classes *Please note that our classes are for adults, unless otherwise indicated. Check out the children's lessons over here. Skills needed: Absolutely none! Our beginner class is ideal for those completely new to the craft or those who haven't knitted in many years and need a full refresher. Skills learned: knit stitch purl stitch cast…

$40

Child or Adult Private Lesson with VJ

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor: VJ

Private or semi-private lessons at the shop: Individual instruction with you and a friend or relative for one hour at our shop (max of 2) Perfect for those with busy schedules or very specific objectives Must be scheduled and paid in advance. Instructor: VJ You can work on the following with VJ: Knitting or Crochet basics/refreshers Spinning Basics with Drop Spindle or Wheel reading a pattern or charts modding patterns for custom fit measuring for gauge and adjusting as needed…

$75

Introduction to Knitting (SOLD OUT)

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 23, 2017

Instructor: Barry

Jump-start your knitting hobby and learn all of the basics in our three week class. You will start your very own scarf. Three 1.5 hour classes *Please note that our classes are for adults, unless otherwise indicated. Check out the children's lessons over here. Skills needed: Absolutely none! Our beginner class is ideal for those completely new to the craft or those who haven't knitted in many years and need a full refresher. Skills learned: knit stitch purl stitch cast…

Free

Stitch in Space

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

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fibre space

Join us in our comfy lounge for our weekly “Stitch in Space” night! We are open until 8 pm and are available for free knit and crochet help. This is a great time to make up missed class time, pick up a dropped stitch or just get some dedicated time to stitch on your current work in progress (WIP). Store owner Danielle is usually in the lounge, and we are frequently joined by local knit-celebs!

August Stitch at the Movies

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join us in our events area for this 80s comedy, The Money Pit, starring Tom Hanks and Shelley Long. written by Steven Spielberg. We will gather around 6:30 pm, and the film will start at 7 pm. *All of our movies are licensed through Swank Motion Pictures.

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