Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events.
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Be sure to include Old Town Alexandria in your Halloween plans! Check out this post for a summary of all that OT has to offer this spooky Halloween season.
Join us on Friday, November 3rd for the first Stitch at the Movies event in the new space! We’ll be watching Birdcage starting around 7pm. Feel free to grab a seat around 6 or 6:30 and don’t forget to bring a bite to eat and your current WIP.
We all know and love Neighborhood Fiber Co., so mark your calendars for the Neighborhood Fiber Co. Trunk Show on Saturday, November 11 from 9am to 5pm. Shop an amazing selection of bases and colors, see countless beautiful samples and even chat with dyer Karida herself!
Coming Up In Our Classroom!
Expand your knitting horizons with the Fair Isle Mittens class beginning on Saturday, October 28th. Armed with three fun colors, you’ll create these classy mittens while learning how to knit Fair Isle and construct a mitten. $80.
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 Saturday, October 28th and you have the option of knitting a scarf or wrap. $65.
Learn the basics of Fair Isle knitting in the Fair Isle Hat – Intro to Fair Isle class starting on Sunday, October 29th. You’ll learn colorwork techniques, how to read a chart and how to do hat decreases while making your own cute accessory for the cooler weather ahead. $65.
Intimidated by intarsia? Fear not! The Intarsia Crash Course on Saturday, November 4th will get you all the basics while you make a cute two color zippered pouch that’s perfect for storing notions or needles. $40.
Learn both lace and magic loop in the Lace Flower Fingerless Mitts course while making a cute pair of mitts. Class begins on Saturday, November 4th. $65.
Master a whole slew of cast ons for both practical and decorative purposes in the Cast Ons for All Occasions class on Saturday, November 4th. $40.
Take your crochet to the next level by learning both basic increases and decreases along with simple crochet lace and beading in the Beaded and Lace Crochet Shawl class starting on Sunday, November 5th. $80.
Take your knitting to the next level in the Introduction to Brioche class starting on Monday, November 6th. Two-color brioche is a wonderful technique that creates a super squishy fabric and wonderful color play. $65.
Socks are a great portable project. Try your hand at knitting socks in the Top Down Socks Class. Class begins on Wednesday, November 8th and you’ll be addicted to sock knitting before you know it! $80.