Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
Pawley Studios sweater mugs
You Can Knit That by Amy Herzog
Knitting Fresh Brioche by Nancy Marchant has returned
The Woolens collection by Jared Flood will be in space through the end of October. Be sure to swing by to see all 11 beautiful accessory patterns in person and pick up a copy of the book.
Join us as we bring #SlowFashionOctober off social media and in to real life! Come to Old Town and #ShowUsYourStitches here at fibre space™ and at Stitch Sew Shop on Saturday, October 22nd from 10am to 1pm. Each handmade item you wear will earn you one ticket into our raffle for a $250 shopping spree at each store. You’ll also receive an Old Town Handmade Society pin!
Join local designer Olga Buraya-Kefelian for her Asanagi Wrap workshop beginning on Sunday, November 13th (there’s only a few spots left, so sign up today!). Her Onpa Colorwork Shawl workshop on Sunday, December 4th is already sold out, but don’t hesitate to call the shop if you’d like to be placed on the waitlist.
Intimidated by intarsia? Fear not! The Intarsia Crash Course on Saturday, October 15th will get you all the basics while you make a cute two color zippered pouch that’s perfect for storing notions or needles. $40.
Do you have some well-loved handknits in need of mending but no idea where to start? The Darn Those Knits class on Saturday, October 15th is just your ticket to breathing new life into those beloved items! $50.
The First Hat – Ribbed Beanie class is a great second course after completing the Intro to Knitting Course. This class begins on Saturday, October 15th and gives you the option of a beanie or slouch hat. $65.
Ready to advance your sweater knitting skills? The Open Study Sweater – Short Row Set In Sleeve class with shop owner Danielle allows you to choose your own short row set in sleeve sweater pattern and get all the help needed to make it just right. Class begins on Saturday, October 22nd. $80.
Move beyond rectangles in the Short Row Beginner Shawl class starting on Sunday, October 23rd. You’ll learn the basics of short rows and modular knitting while creating a fun one skein shawl. $65.
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 Sunday, October 23rd and you have the option of knitting a scarf or wrap. $65.
Learn to knit both cables and lace in the Cabled Hat class beginning on Monday, October 24th. You’ll make a cute accessory in time for the cooler months ahead. $65.
Suffer from Second Sock Syndrome? Learn how to knit socks at the same time in the Two at a Time Socks class beginning on Monday, October 24th. $80.
Learn the basics of lace knitting and reading lace charts while creating a timeless baby blanket. The Introduction to Lace – Lace Blanket course on Saturday, October 29th will get you all the skills required. $50.
Ready to jump into the fabulously fun world of brioche? Learn the basics in the Basic Brioche Cowl class. Class begins on Sunday, October 30th. There’s an additional open class on Sunday, November 13th as well. $50.
Handmade Holiday Gifting with fibre space™
Old Town Happenings
Don’t forget about your furry friend when it comes to Halloween! Doggy Trick-or-Treating will happen on Sunday, October 3oth from 1pm-3pm throughout Old Town. Swing by The Dog Park at 705 King Street to pick up your map and goody bag. There will also be a costume contest, so don’t forget to dress up with your pup.
Celebrate Halloween Old Town style by trick-or-treating and shopping your favorite boutiques on Monday, October 31st from 2pm to 6pm. Dozens of shops in the Old Town Boutique District will be handing out treats to ghost and goblins of all ages.