Greetings from space! Here’s what’s been happening around the shop.
Brand new colorways from Miss Babs have arrived! Her new spring colors are custom to fibre space through May 15. All four are available in a variety of bases, including Yowza, Yummy 2-ply, Yummy 3-ply, and Kilimanjaro. Learn more here!
We are delighted to be one of the stockists launching the new Fringe Sheep Love bags today! These 100% canvas totes are the same generous size as other Fringe bags (18″h x 13″w x 6″d) and feature the new emoji-eyed sheep pattern. Available for $20.
Della-Q needle cases and bags are back in stock. This time out, we’ve got an assortment of the following bags in the Latona and Market color ways: Lily Pouches (a zippered notions-size bag), Pippa Yarn Dispensers, Rosemary Bags, Combo Needle Cases and Hanging Circular Needle Organizers (Danielle swears by them!). We’ve also got the Millie Roll Top Bags for the first time in the shop. Check them out in Alta and Cedar!
And, last but definitely not least, Hedgehog Sock is back in stock! This excellent fingering blend of 90% merino/10% nylon carries 383 yards per skein. Available for $26.
It’s really satisfying to make things. Take a class and brush up your skills
Learn 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 or Saturday, May 9 at 10 am. ($50)
Learn to make a hat on a slightly less huge gauge with First Hat – Beret or Slouch beginning on Sunday, May 3at 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 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)
Looking to beef up your lace skills? Try Intermediate Lace Shawl – Holbrook beginning on Sunday, May 10 at 1 pm. ($65)
Who doesn’t love a good sweater? We definitely do. Make your first sweater with 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 8at 7 pm. ($80)
You asked, and we listened. We’ve got a very useful technique series now open for registration. There’s 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)
Chevron Baby Blanket returns to the schedule on Wednesday, May 6 at 7 pm ($40). This one-night class will teach you what you need to know to get up and running on this timeless baby blanket.
Looking to vary your crochet hat skills? Our new Broomstick Lace Hat on Sunday, May 17 at 2 pm ($40) has you covered.
The first Hazel Knits mega trunk show is next week! The trunk show will be at the shop April 29 – May 3. It 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. The idea of big wheels in Lively DK or Cadence has some of the staff pondering sweater options for the fall. Snowflake anyone?
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! Due to popular demand, we added a second 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.
Our April Knitalong is heading into the home stretch! We’ve seen so many wonderful starts on the project. How’s your Second Story Tee coming along? Remember to post a picture of your sweater to the Ravelry thread to be entered in the drawing for a $50 gift card.