Greetings from space! Here’s what happened around the shop.
We just received a major restock of Neighborhood Fiber Co.’s Studio Worsted! Each skein of 100% superwash merino packs comes with a hefty 400 yards of glorious hand dyed yarn. ($40)
Looking for something to do with say, 800-1200 yards of worsted weight yarn? We’ve got the new book from Amy Herzog in the shop now. Knit Wear Love is the follow up to the game-changing Knit to Flatter. This time out, Herzog offers a thorough and approachable guide to knitting sweaters you want to wear. Pick up your copy now!
The Metro Yarn Crawl kicks off tomorrow! Visit fibre space and other area shops from June 5-14, 2015 for ten days of fabulous discounts, events, and fun! Purchase the MYC tote for $15 and enjoy 20% off full-priced yarn, fiber, and patterns! You can purchase your tote at the shop. This gradient shawl was designed by Ann Weaver for the crawl and is free with the purchase of Pepperberry Knits Cashmere Lace (the yarn for the project).
Kirsten Kapur will be here this weekend! We’re delighted to be hosting her trunk show and workshop on Saturday! Master designer Kirsten Kapur will be on-site all day signing copies of her first book, Shawls Book One, and sharing the trunk show with us this Saturday, June 6. Additionally, Kirsten will be teaching the Duane Park Shawl from 2-6 pm ($85). Take the workshop, learn from the master, and then join us for our June knitalong!
We love teaching new knitters and crocheters. Our next Introduction to Knitting sessions start Sunday, May 31, Tuesday, June 2, and Saturday, June 6. The next Introduction to Crochet classes kick off Sunday, May 31.
Learn the fundamentals of increasing and decreasing with our Chevron Baby Blanket. This two-week class startson Monday, June 8 at 7 pm. ($65)
Try your hand at sweaters with our Top Down Raglan – Summer Tee. This three-week class teaches the fundamentals of sweater construction all while knitting a cute summer tee, beginning Monday, June 8. ($80)
Learn the often overlooked technique of slipped stitch color work in this gorgeous cowl knit in the round! Slipped Stitch Cowl begins on Tuesday, June 9 at 7 pm. ($65)
Another great technique to learn is Entrelac – Purling Backwards. Learn how to knit with the appearance of woven strips, beginning Wednesday, June 10 at 7 pm. ($65)
Looking for a portable project for the summer months? Learn to make socks with our Beginner Socks from the Toe Up, starting on Saturday, June 13 at 2 pm. ($80)
Ever wonder what the best cast-on was for cuffs? Always find your bind-off inelastic and tight? Master a variety of cast on’s and bind-offs to expand your knitting repertoire with our Technique Series – Cast Ons and Bind Offs, on Saturday, June 13 at 10 am. ($40)
Check out our full calendar here!
Our June knitalong is heading into its second week! Have you cast on your Duane Park Triangle Shawl, yet? Check out Danielle’s update on the blog, and be sure to share your progress either on the Ravelry thread and use #duaneparkknitalong on social media.