Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
Spincycle Independence and Dyed in the Wool
Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles
Blue Sky Fibers 21 Color Slouch Hat
Grown by Kate Oates
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.
Treat yourself to a new skill this winter with our Introduction to Knitting or Introduction to Crochet classes!
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.
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 or Tuesday, February 7th. This is a great second class option that will get you well on your way to your first hat. $50.
Learn how to knit sweaters in the Top Down Raglan Pullover class beginning on Sunday February 5th. You’ll make a stylish and cozy sweater, all while learning now to read sweater patterns, utilize basic raglan sweater construction and knit in the round. $80.
Socks are a great portable project. Try your hand at knitting socks in the Top Down Socks Class. Class begins on Sunday, February 5th and you’ll be addicted to sock knitting before you know it! $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 Monday, February 6th. $80.
Learn all the basics of Fair Isle knitting in the Stranded Colorwork Baby Sweater class beginning on Thursday, February 9th. You’ll create a timeless pullover perfect for any little one in your life, all while increasing your skill set. $80.
Project of the Week
Salish Sighs by Theresa Almeida