Greetings from space! Here’s what has been happening around the shop this frigid week, as well as upcoming classes and events.
Hazel Knits Cadence
Sweater Weather pin by Byron McKoy
iLovehandles custom orange leather wrist ruler
Latvian Mittens by Lizbeth Upitis
Tuck Stitches and Leafy Brioche by Nancy Marchant
Sequence Knitting by Cecelia Campochiaro
Our dear friend Olga Buraya-Kefelian will be teaching a slew of workshops this winter here in space! If you’re interested in learning more about brioche, check out the Colorful Brioche workshop on Sunday, January 21st and the Brioche and Beyond (Armwarmers) workshop on Friday, January 26th. For the most unique shawl, try the Three Dimensional Shawl Workshop on Sunday, February 4th. Lastly, Olga will be offering her Geometric Colorwork Hat workshop and Magical Brioche Cowl workshop on Saturday, February 17th.
Well-known designer Susan B. Anderson will be returning to space this February to teach three fantastic workshops. First up will be her Sheep! workshop (currently sold out) on Friday, February 9th. She’ll be back on Saturday, February 10th to teach both her Fair Isle Fingeless Mitts workshop and her Three French Hens workshop (currently also sold out). Slots are going quickly, but please note that many of her workshops to have some homework.
For the love of fuzzy socks! Grab your favorite pair of fuzzy socks and join us on Sunday, January 28th from 1-3pm to learn how to take better care of ourselves in 2018 from author Shani Godwin. This girl-time session will be filled with knitting, chatting, and relaxing and is free for all.
Coming Up In Our Classroom!
The Cabled Child’s Sweater class starting on Tuesday, January 23rd is the perfect course to learn a variety of useful skills to move your forward in your craft. You’ll learn both basic raglan sweater construction and cables, as well as finishing techniques, all while making a classic sweater for a little one in your life. $80.
The Top Down Lace Child’s Cardigan class is another skill-packed class! You’ll learn raglan shaping, basic lace and how to knit short rows while creating an adorable sweater that will make a lovely addition to your child’s wardrobe. Class begins on Wednesday, January 24th. $80.
The First Hat – Beanie or Slouch Hat class is a great second course after completing the Intro to Knitting Course and gives you the option of hat style that you prefer. This class begins on Saturday, January 27th. $65.
Jump into the colorful work of stranded colorwork! Learn all the basics while knitting the popular Bousta Beanie in the First Colorwork Hat – Bousta Beanie class starting on Monday, January 29th. $65.
Knit a classic cowl while learning how to knit cables and read charts in the Intro to Cabling – Cowl class starting on Wednesday, January 31st. $65.
Learn how to cable in the Cabled Fingerless Mitts class starting on Saturday, February 3rd. You’ll also learn all about mitt construction, reading cable charts and other useful skills applicable to countless future projects. $65.
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