Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this week as well as upcoming classes and events. We hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving as well!
Holiday Bag of Notions
Need a really unique gift for the favorite stitcher in your life, or a wonderful treat to yourself? Our 2nd annual holiday bag of notions is a limited edition set of specially curated notions in the cutest of project bags that celebrates all things fibre related. This set is valued at over $160. Bags can be shipped if you or the recipient are unable to swing by the shop to pick up the set.
Giving Tuesday occurs each year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and is a day to donate to the causes that matter to us. Shop anytime with us any time on Tuesday, November 28th to have 20% of your purchase donated to our friends at Project Knitwell. Project Knitwell is an organization that brings the joys of knitting to those facing difficult situations, especially the patients and families of those spending considerable time in local hospitals.
The Brooklyn Tweed Fall 17 collection is in space through December 3rd. This collection celebrates autumn in Oregon, but all items are perfect for even the chilliest of Virginia winters. Be sure to swing by to see these beautiful items in person and pick up yarn for your next project.
Coming Up in Our Classroom!
Move beyond scarves and other flat projects with the Beanie Hat class on Monday, November 27th. This is a great second class option that will get you well on your way to your first hat. $50.
Add directionality in your knitting in the Chevron Baby Blanket – Increases and Decreases class beginning on Monday, November 27th. You’ll learn how to do common increases and decreases and also change colors to create a classic baby blanket. $65.
Learn to cable and how to knit mittens in the Cabled Mittens class starting on Saturday, December 2nd. You’ll make a classic pair of winter mittens that will keep you warm and stylish all winter long. $80.
Never be without the perfect cast on again! Learn several cast on methods, both practical and decorative, in the Cast Ons for All Occasions class on Saturday, December 2nd. $40.
As Christmas approaches, learn how to do stranded colorwork while making a timeless knit stocking for your mantle in the Fair Isle Holiday Stocking class starting on Sunday, December 3rd. You’ll also learn how to read a colorwork chart and general stocking construction. $80.
Transition into winter with the cutest mittens imaginable. Learn how to construct mittens and how to knit Fair Isle in the Fair Isle Sheep Mitten class starting on Wednesday, November 29th while making this adorable pair of mittens. $80.
Learn to manage multiple colors at the same time in the Introduction to Colorwork – Hat class starting on Wednesday, December 6th. You’ll learn stranded colorwork, how to read colorwork chart and how to make a cute pompom, all while creating your own geometric beanie. $65.
Make a beautiful seamlessly geometric cowl while learning how to do slip stitch colorwork in the Slip Stitch Colorwork Cowl class starting on Thursday, December 7th. With two size options and endless color pairings, you’ll make a cowl all your own. $65.
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 Saturday, December 9th. $65.
Rose Gold KAL
Our Rose Gold KAL is going strong, but it is certainly not too late to join in on the fun. The Rose Gold KAL runs until December 10th and is the perfect beautiful brioche shawl to show off gorgeous gradient sets. This project is knit entirely in brioche, but would make a great choice to expand your skillset. Don’t forget to enter your finished shawl in the Ravelry thread by December 10th at midnight to be entered to win a $50 fibre space gift card.
Even though Christmas is only one month away, there’s still plenty of time to make handmade gifts for your friends and family!
Still need some great fibery gifts? Our Tool Tuesday post this week highlights Woolbuddy dryer balls that make the perfect last-minute gift for others (or yourself!).