Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
Miss Babs Yowza, Yummy 3-ply and kits for Starting Point and Find Your Fade
Restock of Fringe Supply Co. Field bags in Charcoal and Blue
Lots of fabulous new pins from Fringe Supply, OlgaJazzy, fibre space, Spincycle, and local artist Shelli Can
Spincycle Dyed in the Wool in 8 new colors
Knitting Comfortably: The Ergonomics of Hand Knitting by Carson Demers
fibre space natural canvas drawstring backpacks
Stonehedge Fiber Mill Crazies
Next week’s Stitching Survival Skills Wednesday will focus on i-cords. Drop by on Wednesday, August 9th from 6-6:45 for a free lesson!
Join us for the 8th annual Alexandria sidewalk sale on August 12th and 13th. Over 50 Participating shops throughout Old Town and Del Ray will be offering select summer items for up to 80% off. We will have both yarn and some furniture pieces available on sale.
The majority of our Wool Immersion weekend is sold out, but a few workshops still have a handful of open spaces. Choose Your Own Arrangement – Cabled Hat with Norah Gaughan have openings on Sunday, November 12th from 9am-noon and 2-5pm. Double Brioche Hat with Olga Buraya-Kefelian has open slots also on Sunday, November 12th from 9am-1pm and 2pm-6pm. These workshops are a great opportunity to be part of the retreat and take classes from some fabulous designers.
Treat yourself to a new skill this summer with our Introduction to Knitting or Introduction to Crochet classes!
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 Monday, August 7th and you have the option of knitting a scarf or wrap. $65.
Ready to jump into the fabulously fun world of brioche? Learn the basics in the Brioche Cowl class starting on Tuesday, August 15th. $50.
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, August 20th and will get you on your way to making your own extra special yarn. $65.
Ask the “Expert”: The Cable Cast On and the Two-color Twisted Cable Cast On