Greetings from space! Here’s what’s been happening around the shop!
Our second shipment of Chicken Boots has landed. Check out the great variety of bags and sizes along with new patterns!
Pepperberry Knits Bulky is here! This 100% cashmere bulky weight 80 yard skeins are hand plied in Boise, Idaho to create gorgeous multi-tonal colorways.
We are delighted to welcome Highland Handmades into the shop. Highland Handmades is owned by Heather Monroe Kinne, who dyes all of the yarns in the Highlands of Maine. Many of her colorways are inspired by the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains and the North Maine Woods, both of which surround Heather’s home. We have Sugar Sock available for $20.
Stonehedge Shepherd’s Wool Fine is fully restocked, just in time for colorwork hats and mittens!
Stop by the shop to check out the Midwestern Knits Trunk Show. Midwestern Knits is a 13 pattern collection, curated and edited by knitwear designers Carina Spencer and Allyson Dykhuizen. Each pattern is inspired by our designers’ personal connections to the Heartland of America. Essays written by the designers accompany each design as a tribute to the inspiration.
The eighth annual Old Town Boutique District Scavenger Hunt kicks off today! The scavenger hunt will be on through Saturday, September 27. Make sure to register to get your official hunt bag, goodies, entries into prize drawings, and passport.
Yoga and Yarn – a fundraiser for Project Knitwell is coming up on Saturday, October 10. Join us for an open and all-level accessible 60-minute yoga practice specifically designed for knitters’ posture, joint health and harmony at Pure Prana. Following the class, we join together here at our shop for refreshments from La Fromagerie, accessing skillful knit instruction or to knit bracelets for the local children’s hospital while socializing with the community. Knitting materials and project kits are available for purchase at the store.
Fall is a great time to learn!
The next sessions of our introductory classes have seats available! Grab your spot in Introduction to Knitting, Introduction to Crochet, or Spinning 101!
Learn to make the Koto pullover, featured in Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 9. This three-week workshop, taught by the designer herself Olga Buraya-Kefelian begins next weekend, on Saturday, September 26. Click here to learn more and register!
Make your first sweater with the Top Down Raglan Cardigan starting Tuesday, September 29 at 7 pm. ($80)
Learn to make mosaic fabric in Entrelac Scarf – Purling Backwards on Wednesday, September 30 at 7 pm. ($65)
Try your hand at colorwork with Introduction to Fair Isle Fingerless Mitts on Wednesday, September 30. ($80)
Step up your hat game with Cabled Hat beginning on Tuesday, October 6 at 7 pm. ($65)
To learn more about what’s coming up, check out our full calendar!