Greetings from space! Here’s what’s been happening around the shop this week and upcoming classes and events.
Another fabulous yarn from Crave Yarns has arrived! Crave Summit is a fingering weight blend of 80% ultrafine merino, 10% cashmere and 10% nylon. $37 for 375 yards of luxury.
Sweet Georgia Superwash Worsted has been fully restocked, just in time for cooler weather!
With bulky yarns as popular as ever, we are pleased to welcome The Fiberists Audubon Bulky back to space. At $25 for 105 yards, this yarn will make fabulous holiday gifts for friends, family and yourself. Check out this post for some fun project ideas.
The Miss Babs Yowza Tree is back! We have a variety of fabulous colors and sweater quantities still available.
Missed the TanisKnits trunk show last weekend? We still have some of the beautiful handmade bowls left. Perfect for storing your yarn, works-in-progress or other household knickknacks, be sure pick one up in your favorite color!
We are also now fully stocked on the Fibre Co Meadow! This lace weight yarn has a lovely tweed finish and is slightly heavier than your average lace.
We now have these very cool notions cases back in stock from Nancy’s Knit Knacks. Each case is $6 and can hold a ton of tools including stitch markers, darning needles and more. It is basically a tackle box for stitchers!
Just in time for all your gifting needs, KnitKnotes cards are back in stock! These enclosure cards come in sets of 4 in assorted colors and are even printed on recycled paper.
Swing by space during November to check out the newest pattern collection from Woolfolk in person! The entire collection of 10 pieces will be on display through the 23rd. Our entire stock of Woolfolk has also been restocked, so you can easily find a great pattern and yarn to match!
Join us for the Yipes Stripes! Workshop with Ann Weaver on Sunday, November 22! Learn new techniques for striping and braids in this excellent workshop. Yipes Stripes! kits are available now in the shop.
Check out the incredible selection of 100% wool yarns from Ross Farms during the Ross Farms Trunk Show on November 21 from 12-5pm. Ross Farms raises 12 Heritage and Rare Sheep Breeds outside Pittsburgh, PA and focuses on natural-colored, minimally processed yarns.
Keep your Black Friday shopping local with Black Friday in Old Town Alexandria. Dozens of local shops will be opening early and offering great discounts. This has become an amazing tradition in Old Town, and one that is completely different from any “Black Friday” experience that you may have had elsewhere. We promise! Enjoy the following discounts here at the shop:
- 6-8 AM: 30% off the entire store!
- 8-10 AM: 20% off the entire store!
- 10 AM – 6 PM: 10% off the entire store!
Check out this post for more information and be sure to stick around for the City of Alexandria Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6pm.
Treat yourself to a new skill this winter with our Introduction to Knitting or Introduction to Crochet classes!
Ready to try knitting lace but a little intimidated? Try the Intro to Lace Shawls – Mitali with designer Dee O’Keefe on Saturday, November 14 from 12-3pm ($50).
To learn more about what’s coming up, check out our full calendar!
Just one week left to continue knitting along on our #fsterraknitalong! Jillian discussed this week making minor changes to her pattern to suit her knitting style. Be sure to post your finished sweater by November 19th here to be entered for a $50 gift card.