Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
We have not one, not two, but three trunk shows currently in space!
The Brooklyn Tweed Plains trunk show will only be here through this weekend, so be sure to swing by soon to see all of the beautiful items designed for this lovely limited edition yarn.
The Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok trunk show is here until July 25th. Not only check out this great new yarn, but also the myriad of beautiful things you can stitch up out of it.
Last but not least, the Blue Sky Fibers Worsted Organic Cotton trunk show will also be here until July 25th. Check out this scrumptious cotton that will be your new favorite yarn for transitioning into the cooler months ahead. We also have the individual patterns available in print in the shop as well!
Our annual Anniversary Sale is next week! Join us in celebrating 7 wonderful years in Old Town Alexandria. Swing by the shop on Friday, July 15th and Saturday, July 16th to get 10-30% off the entire shop. This is one of only two major sales each year, so be sure to mark your calendars.
The Jimi Shawl class starting on Monday, July 11th is a great beginner shawl class with the designer, Dee O’Keefe. Learn a variety of useful techniques, including increases, basic lace and striping. $65.
Ready to try knitting in the round? Check out the Intro to Fingerless Mitts – Working in the Round class starting on Tuesday, July 12th. 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 fall. $60.
The First Hat – Ribbed Beanie class is our favorite second course after completing the Intro to Knitting Course. This class begins on Wednesday, July 13th and gives you the option of a beanie or slouch hat. $65.
Experiment with color while creating your very own pair of fingerless mitts. The Fair Isle Fingerless Mitts class beginning on Wednesday, July 13th will teach you the basics of Fair Isle, knitting in the round and mitt construction. $80.
Toe up socks are perfect for using up your entire skein. Learn this great technique by making a pair of thick worsted weight socks in the Beginner Socks from the Toe Up class starting on Sunday, July 17th. $80.
Ready to demystify short rows? Check out the Short Row Cowl class starting on Monday, July 18th. $80.
The Entrelac Scarf – Purling Backwards course is a great intro to the technique of purling backwards (sure to speed up your knitting) all while learning the unique art of entrelac. This course begins on Thursday, July 21st and you have the option of knitting a scarf or wrap. $65.
Ready to jump into the fabulously fun world of brioche? Learn the basics in the Basic Brioche Hat class. Class begins on Thursday, July 21st. $65.
If you’re ready to try the fun world of knitted cables, check out the Introduction to Cabling – Cabled Scarf class on Sunday, July 24th. $40.
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