Greeting from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week and upcoming classes and events.
fibre space™ Lavishea bars – our very own custom scent that’s a lovely blend of lavender and magnolia
BC Garn is brand new to space all the way from Denmark! Check out Semilla, Semilla Fino and Alba, all beautiful organic yarns dyed using environmentally sustainable methods!
Swing by this Saturday, March 26th for a unique yarn and juice tasting! We will be featuring all three of our brand new BC Garn yarns that you will be able to test out. In the spirit of organic and sustainable, we have partnered with Senzu Juicery for a yummy tasting of a cold pressed juice as well. The tasting will go from 10am – 4pm. Check out this post for more information on this exciting event!
Through the end of March, swing by to check out one of the most popular cotton yarns available: Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton. This 100% organic cotton comes in a variety of colors. We also have a trunk show of patterns knit out of this super soft yarn for you to see in person. You will be able to “taste” this cool yarn and we even have a free gift! The yarn and trunk show items will only be here for a few weeks, so don’t miss this great chance to stock up on yarn perfect for warmer-weather stitching!
Friday Night Stitch at the Movies returns on April 1st! We will be watching Pretty Woman while munching on yummy popcorn from our neighbors Olio. The movie will begin promptly at 7 but be sure to arrive early to grab a seat!
The 2016 Metro Yarn Crawl will run from April 1st-10th and features 10 area shops (10 days, 10 shops!). Purchase a MYC tote for $15 and enjoy 20% at all participating stores. Check out this post for the full list of shops and more information.
Ann Weaver will be offering a workshop on Sunday, April 3rd for her fabulously fun Albers Cowl workshop. This cowl is a great chance to use up scraps and play with color! This workshop is always a favorite!
Sivia Harding is coming to space is April and will be offering a variety of fabulous workshops! Beaded Button Bracelets and Short Row Stripes workshops are scheduled for April 8th and the Lace and Beads Workshop , Put a Bead On It Workshop and I-Cord Knitted Jewelry Workshop are on April 9th. Spaces are filling quickly, so be sure to sign up soon.
Mark your calendars for the Hazel Knits Pop Up Shop running from May 4th-8th. You’ll be able to purchase unique kits, one of a kind colorways and the popular big wheels. You’ll also have a chance to meet Wendee, the dyer genius behind Hazel Knits as well!
Susan B. Anderson is indeed coming to space in May! She will be offering the Build a Toy workshop on May 19th, Exploring Shawl Shapes workshop and Top-Down Seamless Dolls workshop on May 20th, and the Design You Own Fair Isle Mitts workshop and Egg to Owl workshop on May 21st. Both Exploring Shawl Shapes and Top-Down Seamless Dolls are currently sold out, but please give us a call to be placed on the wait list.
Ready to try knitting in the round? Check out the Intro to Fingerless Mitts – Working in the Round class starting on March 30 or April 7. You’ll learn the basics of knitting in the round on double pointed needles while creating a cool pair of fingerless mitts perfect for the transition into spring. $60.
The Top Down Raglan Sweater is a perfect first sweater course. You’ll learn the basics of raglan sweater construction while knitting a cute seamless sweater that sized for the entire family. Class begins on March 31. $80.
We all make mistakes, but the key to becoming a better knitter is in part learning how to fix those mistakes. Check out the Fixing Mistakes in Lace and Colorwork class on April 2 as a great intro to making your knits even more perfect. $40.
Learn all about different yarns, their properties and how to determine exactly what’s right for your project in the Yarns 101 course on April 2. $50.
Crochet patterns and especially crochet charts need not be scary. To decode these instructions to help you grow as a crocheter, check out the Reading Crochet Charts and Patterns class on April 2. $40.
Learn to make gloves that will not only keep your fingers warm but will also allow you to still use your electronic devices in the Connectivity Gloves class beginning on April 3. $80.
Learn how to knit cables and read cable charts in the Beginner Cables class on April 3. You’ll learn this fun technique while making a cute hat. $40.
Ready to jump into the fabulously fun world of brioche? Learn the basics in the Basic Brioche Hat class taught by our newest instructor, Barry. Class begins on April 5. $65.
Learn how to cable while making a reversible cabled shawl in the Reversible Cable Shawl class starting on April 5. You’ll learn the basics of cabling and shawl shaping to make this visually striking project. $80.
Ready to leap into the fun world of socks? Check out Beginner Socks from the Top Down starting on April 6 to learn the basics of sock construction. $80.
The class schedule for April through June is now up on our website. Browse through our class selection here and be sure to sign up early!
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Easter Sunday Hours
We will be open on Easter Sunday from 12pm-6pm!