Greetings from space and happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
Miss Babs Yummy 2-ply, Yummy 2-ply Toes, Yummy 2-ply Gradient Sets, Yummy 3-ply, Woodbury, Yowza and Boho Bangles kits
Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Worsted
Be inspired by the beautiful collection of items knit out of the brand new Fibre Co. Luma yarn. We have the all four pieces in the trunk show in space for you to see and try on from now until March 26th.
Mark your calendars for the 2017 Metro Yarn Crawl! Pre-register to receive a free tote and free gift (limited to the first 250 people)! You’ll also receive a passport, which entitles you to 20% off all full-priced yarn, fiber and patterns from March 31st to April 9th at all 11 participating shops across the DMV.
Next week’s Stitching Survival Skills Wednesday will focus on adding a new ball of yarn to your knitting. Drop by on Wednesday, March 22nd from 6-6:45 for a free lesson!
Treat yourself to a new skill this spring with our Introduction to Knitting or Introduction to Crochet classes!
Learn a variety of bind offs in the Bind Offs class on Sunday, March 19th. You’ll not only learn how to do the various bind offs, which include Jenny’s Surprisingly Stretchy bind off, the picot bind off, and the knitted bind off, and when it’s appropriate to use each one. $40.
Create a visually striking yet cozy rug in the Padded Crochet Rug class on Sunday, March 19th. You’ll learn the technique, how to join motifs and how to easily adjust the size of your rug. $50.
The First Hat – Ribbed Beanie class is a great second course after completing the Intro to Knitting Course. This class begins on Monday, March 20th and gives you the option of a beanie or slouch hat. $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 Thursday, March 23rd and you have the option of knitting a scarf or wrap. $65.
Socks are a great portable project. Try your hand at knitting socks in the Top Down Socks Class. Class begins on Tuesday, March 28th and you’ll be addicted to sock knitting before you know it! $80.
Goldfish Memory KAL!
The KAL is officially over and it was a blast seeing all the beautiful finished wraps pop up in the Ravelry thread. If you haven’t quite finished, keep knitting away and be sure to share once your wrap is done! Check out Kerry’s final blog update here for that last inspiring push. Thanks for knitting along with us!
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