Greetings from space! Here’s what’s been going on this week.
Fiberstory ONE Bulky is back in stock after flying off our shelves earlier this winter. Perfect for a quick knit, and immensely squishy and snuggly, this 80% superwash merino/20% nylon blend comes with 82 yards to the skein at $26.
A little while back we asked the Ravelry forums what lace weight yarns they wanted. Pepperberry Cashmere Lace was a resounding answer, and we are delighted to have it in stock (and on our front table). This 100% cashmere yarn comes with 366 yards per skein, $18.
Pom Pom Quarterly, Issue 12: Spring 2015 has arrived! The ten patterns in this collection are ready for your spring handknit neeeds.
Last but not least, we are restocked on all five scents of Soak. We’ve got your wool washing needs covered.
Learn to make a hat in one sitting, seriously. Our next Beanie Hat classes meet on Sunday, February 15 at 1 pm and Saturday, February 21 at 10 am ($50).
Want to learn new shaping techniques and the basics of lace, try either the Introduction to Lace Shawls – Ashton beginning on Monday, February 9 at 7 pm ($80) or the Beginner Shawl – Jimi starting on Thursday, February 19 at 7 pm ($65).
Maybe you’d like to advance your lace knitting skills? Try our Intermediate Lace – Teresa Rose beginning on Wednesday, February 18 at 7 pm. ($65)
Tackle your first sweater with Yoke Cardigan beginning on Thursday, February 26. ($80)
Our series of technique workshops continues with Fixing Mistakes on Saturday, February 15 at 2 pm ($40), Blocking Lace on Thursday, March 5 at 7 pm ($40), Gauge and Swatching on Tuesday, March 10 at 7 pm ($30), Continental Knitting on Saturday, March 14 at 1 pm ($30), and Efficient English on Saturday, March 14 at 7 pm ($30).
Take up your hooks with our next session of Introduction to Crochet beginning on Saturday, February 21 at 1 pm. ($80)
What’s old is new. Our next Learn to Crochet – Granny Squares class starts on Sunday, February 22 at 4 pm. ($60)
Wanted to sign up for a class, but didn’t get there before it filled up? Let us know! We’re adding sections and keeping track of what you want for our next semester.
Our spring charity stitch-a-long continues. Thank you to those who have already contributed! Join us for the Bi-Annual Knit & Crochet Baby (Not Just) Hat Drive to benefit DC-DMV PAIL Net, the area’s Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network, in collaboration with The Solace Foundation and Stephen’s Heart. There is a basket for donations in the lounge. We are collecting items through April 15. Turn in an item and receive a 10% off coupon.
We are also looking forward to upcoming workshops! Learn advanced colorwork techniques and dive in to the mysteries of steeking with Olga Buraya-Kefelian. Learn three different methods to colorwork with the Colorwork Shawl on Saturday, February 28 ($75), or take it one step further and learn to steek with Colorwork Steeked Cowl on Sunday, March 1 and 15 ($100).
Check out the full listing of upcoming events on our calendar.
Registration for Color-light, our club partnering with Hazel Knits and designer Ann Weaver, closes this week! In addition to receiving an exclusive pattern and yarn each month, we are also holding a free weekly workshop series for club members. Our instructors will be on hand to walk you through design elements and provide community and camaraderie, just like the popular Building Blocks series from the fall. Hurry to grab one of the last remaining spots here!