Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
Capsule: Michele Wang (see below for info on the trunk show and book signing)
TOFT alpaca pompoms
TOFT canvas tote
Freia Super Bulky
Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Worsted in 1600 Penn (this colorway is no longer dyed as it was created in honor of the Obamas) and 7 great speckly colorways
Keep the hat knitting momentum going with our Carpenter Hat Drive occurring through January 31st. The Carpenter’s Shelter has requested 50 hats for adult men and women staying there when the temperatures begin to drop. There is no restriction on fiber content and each hat will earn you a 10% off coupon.
Michele Wang will be coming to space on Saturday, February 11th from 12-3pm for a book signing of her new Capsule collection. Be sure to purchase a copy ahead of time to guarantee that Michele can sign in. We’ll also have the entire collection for you to see and try on from February 4th-11th.
Learn how to cable in the Cabled Fingerless Mitts class starting on Wednesday, January 25th. You’ll also learn all about mitt construction, reading cable charts and other useful skills applicable to countless future projects. $80.
Create super thick and cozy mittens using an age-old technique: thrumming. The Thrummed Mittens class beginning on Wednesday, January 25th will show you how to secure bits of unspun wool into your knitted fabric to keep Old Man Winter at bay. $80.
Let the fear of making mistakes be no more! The Oops! Fixing Mistakes class on Saturday, January 28th will cover the basics of fixing a variety of common mistakes in your knitting. $40.
Ever wanted to really understand how cables are formed? The Anatomy of Cables class beginning on Saturday, January 28th will teach you all about how cables are constructed, what yarns work best and how to best incorporate this fun technique into a variety of knitting projects. $65.
Hairpin lace is a fun crochet technique that creates and open, ethereal fabric very quickly. Learn the technique in the Hairpin Lace Scarf class on Saturday, January 28th while creating your very own scarf. $40.
Move beyond scarves and other flat projects with the Beanie Hat class on Saturday, January 28th. This is a great second class option that will get you well on your way to your first hat. $50.
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