Greetings from space! Thank you all for coming to our Anniversary Sale last weekend! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
Fringe Supply Field Bags in Blue
Huge button restock from Favour Valley Woodworks in New Hampshire
The Tot Toppers New Guy Collection by Kate Oates will be in the shop through August 22nd. Swing by to see the absolute cutest baby boy items in person and grab a copy of the patterns. All items are generously sizes from preemie to toddler and make great gifts on their own or together as a set.
Join us next Friday, August 5th for the Ravellenic Games Opening Ceremony Cast On Party. We will be watching the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio on our big screen while casting on our Ravellenics projects. We can’t wait to see what everyone’s planning!
Mark your calendars for the 7th annual Alexandria Sidewalk Sale happening on August 13th and 14th throughout Old Town and Del Ray. Over 50 boutiques will have deeply discounted summer items that are sure to be a steal!
Join us on Satuday, August 27th for the Ross Farms Pop Up Shop. Ross Farms is located outside Pittsburgh and features amazing wool from a variety of rare breeds of sheep. Most of their natural yarns even have the name and picture of the animal that provided the wool! You can’t get much more direct than that! Learn all about these unique animals from the shepherds who care for them, all while discovering some really beautiful yarns.
We are so excited to announce a special screening of the Yarn! movie on September 15th at the AMC Hoffman in Alexandria. Tickets are $10 and the movie will only be shown if we sell 100 tickets by September 8th. We’ll have a pre-movie gathering at the shop before we all meet at the theatre for a fun night of stitching!
If you’re ready to try the fun world of knitted cables, check out the Introduction to Cabling – Cabled Scarf class on Wednesday, August 10th. $40.
The Beginner Lace Shawls – Thurmont class beginning on Tuesday, August 9th is a great introduction to the basics of lace knitting and one method of shawl construction. You’ll learn all the essentials required to make a lovely lace shawl a quick and relaxing knit. $65.
Learn the basics of lace knitting and reading lace charts while creating a timeless baby blanket. The Introduction to Lace – Lace Blanket course on Monday, August 8th will get you all the skills required. $50.