Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
Miss Babs Keira, Yummy 2-ply and Yowza
Bookhou bags in a variety of sizes and patterns
Wood pompom makers (that look like donuts!)
Pom Pom Magazine 5th Anniversary Edition
Next week’s Stitching Survival Skills Wednesday will focus on the provisional cast on. Drop by on Wednesday, June 7th from 6-6:45 for a free lesson!
Join us for a summer of learning. We are offering a variety of workshops throughout the summer to help us improve our skillset. June will be focusing on Head to Toe, and be sure to read detailed descriptions of those workshops below. July will be focusing on crochet, with workshops in Tunisian Crochet (Parts 1 and 2), Arches cowl crochet lace and broomstick lace. August features a weekend with designer Ann Weaver. She’ll be offering her No-Sew Zipper workshop, Yipes Stripes workshop and Fair Isle for All workshop.
Ready to take your sock knitting to the next level? The Sock Knitting Workshop on Saturday, June 3rd from 1-5pm will teach both new sock knitters and experienced sock knitters alike a variety of techniques for both top down and toe up socks. You’ll also learn about a variety of different heels and how to substitute them into your favorite sock pattern. $75.
Want to make well-fitting garments but don’t want to invest in a dress form? The Duct Tape Dress Form Workshop on Saturday, June 24th from 1-4pm will help you not only get accurate measurements, but also make your very own duct tape dress form customized specifically to you. $70.
Join fibre space for a private screening of Wonder Woman on Friday, June 23rd at 7p at AMC Hoffman. We have reserved an entire theatre to see this summer blockbuster, and both stitchers and non-stitchers are welcome to attend. Please note that this movie is rated PG-13. We’ll also be kicking off a Wonder Woman KAL, but all projects are welcome.
The First Hat – Ribbed Beanie class is a great second course after completing the Intro to Knitting Course and gives you a versatile hat that can be styled a variety of ways. Class begins on Sunday, June 4th. $65.
Inspired by the flora and fauna of the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains, the Culpeper shawl is a great intermediate lace project. Learn the techniques for this semi-circular shawl with a knitted on border from the designer herself in the Intermediate Lace Shawl – Culpeper class beginning on Monday, June 5th. $65.
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, June 5th. $80.
Learn the fundamentals of stranded colorwork along with basic color theory in the Colorwork Hat class while making a stylish hat for the entire family. Class begins on Tuesday, June 6th. $50.
If you’re ready to try the fun world of knitted cables, check out the Introduction to Cabling – Cabled Scarf class on Wednesday, June 7th. $40.
If you know the basic crochet stitches but are ready to expand your skill set, check out our Crochet Cowl class on Wednesday, June 7th. Create a cowl using the Granny Square Stitch that’s a fresh take on the traditional Granny Square. $40.
Ready to leap into the fun world of socks? Check out Beginner Socks from the Top Down starting on Saturday, June 10th to learn the basics of sock construction. $80.
Keep the tiny humans in your life warm while learning all about bottom up raglan sweater construction in the Bottom Up Child’s Sweater class. This course begins on Saturday, June 10th and will provide you with the essential sweater knitting techniques need for this sweater and many more! $80.
Go deeper into knitting two color brioche with strategically placed increases and decreases, creating a very cool project like a pro, in the Advanced Brioche class starting on Wednesday, June 14th. $65.