Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
Lazadas project bags/bowls
Be inspired by the beautiful collection of items knit out of the brand new Fibre Co. Luma yarn. This is the last weekend that we’ll have the all four pieces in the trunk show in space for you to see and try on!
Next week’s Stitching Survival Skills Wednesday will focus on a variety of must-know methods of increasing. Drop by on Wednesday, March 29th from 6-6:45 for a free lesson!
There are just a few spots left in our Spring Blends Yarn and Oil Tasting this Saturday, March 25th. Try out a variety of spring yarns while also sampling tasty oils and vinegars from our neighbor, Olio. Each tasted yarn will be 15% off during the events too. $10.
The Berroco Remix Light trunk show will be in space from March 24th to April 17th! Check out all the lovely patterns designed for this lighter weight sister of the beloved Remix yarn.
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.
Our spring Friday Stitch at the Movies will be on April 7th! Join us in watching the classic girl power film Thelma and Louise. Grab a seat starting at 6pm in preparation for the movie at 7pm, and definitely don’t forget your current work in progress!
Treat yourself to a new skill this spring with our Introduction to Knitting or Introduction to Crochet classes!
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.
Intimidated by intarsia? Fear not! The Intarsia Crash Course on Saturday, April 1st will get you all the basics while you make a cute two color zippered pouch that’s perfect for storing notions or needles. $40.
Layering is a great way to keep you prepared for any conditions, so why not add a handknit seamed cardigan to the mix? Learn all you in the Versatile Cardigan class beginning on Saturday, April 1st. $90.
Learn the basics of top-down raglan sweater construction by creating an adorable baby sweater in the Introduction to Sweaters class beginning on Saturday, April 1st. The smaller scale makes the project much less intimidating, allowing you to really focus on the construction methods. $80.
Do you have some well-loved handknits in need of mending but no idea where to start? The Darn Those Knits class on Saturday, April 1st is just your ticket to breathing new life into those beloved items! $50.
Learn how to knit sweaters in the Top Down Raglan Pullover class beginning on Sunday, April 2nd. 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.
If you have ever wanted to learn how to make your own yarn, drop spindling is a great way to get started! Drop Spinning 101 begins on Sunday, April 2nd and will get you on your way to making your own extra special yarn. $65.
Move beyond scarves and other flat projects with the Beanie Hat class on Sunday, April 2nd. This is a great second class option that will get you well on your way to your first hat. $50.
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 Wednesday, April 5th and you have the option of knitting a scarf or wrap. $65.
Tool Tuesday: Gauge Swatch Measures