Greetings from space! Here’s what’s been happening around the shop.
New blocking wires have arrived! These flexible blocking wires are perfect for tricky, not-perfectly-rectangular shapes. Stop by the shop to check out this rare import from Israel.
We’re also pleased to announce the arrival of Fleegle Beaders from Gossamer Web. Perfect for adding beads to your lace and other accessories, these beaders come in three sizes.
Learn something totally new or strengthen the skills you’ve already started with any one of our upcoming classes.
Master the fundamentals of knitting with Introduction to Knitting. Seats are available in our upcoming sessions, with classes beginning on Monday, May 4, Thursday, May 14, and Saturday, May 23. ($75)
Learn to knit in the round and make a hat in a night. The next Beanie Hat class meets on Tuesday, April 28 at 6 pm. ($50)
Learn to make a hat on a slightly less huge gauge with First Hat – Beret or Slouch beginning on Sunday, May 3 at 4 pm. ($65)
Maybe you’d like to knit hats with a little more textural interest? Try our Lace Earflap Hat beginning on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 pm. ($65)
Try lace in shawl form with Intro to Lace Shawls starting Thursday, April 16. ($65)
Or, get into lace in blanket form with Introduction to Lace – Lace Blanket on Wednesday, May 6 at 6 pm. ($50)
Learn to make exquisite lace patterns in Introduction to Lace Stoles, starting on Sunday, May 10. ($80)
Are you looking for a colorwork shawl? Learn fundamental colorwork and short rows with Aggregate Shawl on Monday, May 11 at 7 pm. ($65)
Try your hat at colorwork in the round with any of these great classes: Introduction to Fair Isle Hat on Tuesday, April 28 ($65), Fair Isle and Latvian Braid Cowl on Monday, May 4 ($65), or Introduction to Fair Isle Fingerless Mitts on Thursday, May 28 ($80).
Who doesn’t love a good sweater? We definitely do. Get into it with Cable and Lace Cardigan beginning on Wednesday, April 22. ($80)
Or, if you’re looking to make your first sweater, give the Spring Ribbed Cardigan a try on Thursday, May 14 at 7 pm. ($80)
Another great option for a first sweater is our Top Down Raglan – Summer Tee beginning on Monday, June 8 at 7 pm. ($80)
You asked, and we listened. We’ve got a very useful technique series now open for registration. There’s Efficient English on Saturday, April 18 at 1 pm ($30), Blocking Lace on Thursday, May 7 at 7 pm ($40), Beaded Knitting on Sunday, May 17 at noon ($40), Cast Ons and Bind Offs on Saturday, June 13 at 10 am ($40), Button Bands on Saturday, June 13 at 1 pm ($40), Darn Those Knits on Saturday, June 27 at 10 am ($50), and Duct Tape Dress Form on Saturday, June 27 at 2 pm ($70).
Not ready to commit to a class for just yet? You can check out all of our upcoming knitting classes here!
Learn the basics of crochet and make a sweet baby blanket or lap afghan! Introduction to Crochet begins on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 pm. ($80)
Workshops and trunk shows abound! Join us in the excitement!
fibre space is hosting its first trunk show from Hazel Knits at the end of April! The Hazel Knits mega trunk show will feature a host of exclusive items including amazing color pairings in one of a kind project kits, giant yardage “big wheels” of several yarn bases and “babycakes” (mini skeins) perfect for color work and color block projects. Think of it like the Miss Babs trunk show, but with less variegation. The trunk show will be at the shop April 29 – May 3.
We’ll also be hosting a trunk show of custom bags from Holly Aiken from April 29 – May 3. So many reasons to stop by for exciting, exclusive offerings.
We’re also thrilled to be hosting workshops from Olga Buraya-Kefelian, Carson Demers,Kirsten Kapur, and Ann Weaver! Don’t miss grabbing a seat in the new session of Olga’s Brioche and Beyond! There are only two seats left for the added date, Saturday, May 9. Grab your spot today – here!
We will be hosting a series of workshops from Carson Demers in mid-May. Carson is a physical therapist, fiber enthusiast, designer and teacher. His passion and experience in fiber arts combine with his expertise in physical therapy and ergonomics to create a unique skill set that he eagerly shares with the fiber community at local yarn shops, guilds, and major knitting events across the country.
Come and learn how to knit without getting that crick in your neck. Carson will be here in mid-May teaching KnitRX (Friday, May 15, 6-9pm, $75), Ergonomics on the Go (Saturday, May 16, 10am-1pm), and Swatchbuckling (Saturday, May 16, 2-5pm). Seats are filling up, grab yours now!
Master designer Kirsten Kapur is joining us in early June for two shawl workshops and a book signing! Kirsten’s first book, Kirsten Kapur Designs Shawl Book One, a collection of her best loved shawls, is scheduled to be released in mid-April. She will be signing books and sharing the trunk show with us on Saturday, June 6 from 10 am-7 pm. Additionally, Kirsten will be teaching two workshops over the weekend: Top Down Lace Shawl on Friday, May 15 from 3-7 pm ($85) and Duane Park Shawl on Saturday, June 6 from 2-6 pm ($85). Kirsten uses her experience in the garment industry to deliver gorgeous patterns with interesting construction and design elements.
April is cruising right along. We’re already halfway through our knitalong! How’s your Second Story Tee going? This week we talked about modifications. Read more here! And don’t forget to share your progress on the Ravelry thread or on Instagram with the hashtag #fsAprilKnitalong. Remember, post a picture of your finished project to the Ravelry thread by the end of April, and be entered to win a $50 gift card!
See you in space!