Greetings from space! Here’s what’s been happening around the shop.
Amirisu is here! This magnificent print just landed in space. Get your copy of the Spring 2015 issue now!
Freia Yarns Merino / Silk Worsted is back in stock! We have a brand new delivery of the yarn burning a hole on our shelves. Check out the new colors in this stunning ombre yarn. Read more about Freia over here.
Also fresh out of the box: Miss Babs K2! This popular chunky weight 100% superwash merino packs a wallop at 240 yards per skein. ($38)
It feels good to learn new things. Check out our display of class samples and then sign up to learn fun, new skills!
Master the fundamentals of knitting with Introduction to Knitting. Seats are available in our upcoming sessions, with classes beginning on Saturday, April 11 and Monday, May 4. ($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)
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)
Or, learn basic fair isle techniques with our Introduction to Fair Isle Hat class also on Tuesday, April 28. ($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 Sunday, April 12 at 2 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)
Lace is great, but maybe you’re looking for other textures? Try chevron shaping and get a jump on a really cute baby blanket with our Chevron Baby Blanket – Increases and Decreases on Thursday, April 16 at 7 pm. ($65)
Looking for a special skill? Try our Entrelac – Purling Backwards class beginning on Wednesday, April 15 at 7 pm ($65).
Who doesn’t love a good sweater? We definitely do. Get into it with Cable and Lace Cardigan beginning on Wednesday, April 22. ($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 April? 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 Saturday, April 11 at noon. ($80)
We’re delighted to be hosting these great events. Come check out excellent trunk shows and workshops!
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.
Just announced: 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 four seats left for the added date, Saturday, May 9. Get while the getting is good – 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.
We’re a full week in to the April Knitalong. How’s your Second Story Tee coming along? This week we shared tips and tricks for getting gauge as well as an explanation of the overall pattern. Read more here! And while you’re at it, 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!