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November 2017
$40

Child or Adult Private Lesson with VJ

November 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor: VJ

Private or semi-private lessons at the shop: Individual instruction with you and a friend or relative for one hour at our shop (max of 2) Perfect for those with busy schedules or very specific objectives Must be scheduled and paid in advance. Instructor: VJ You can work on the following with VJ: Knitting or Crochet basics/refreshers Spinning Basics with Drop Spindle or Wheel reading a pattern or charts modding patterns for custom fit measuring for gauge and adjusting as needed…

Free

Stitch in Space

November 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

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Join us in our comfy lounge for our weekly “Stitch in Space” night! We are open until 8 pm and are available for free knit and crochet help. This is a great time to make up missed class time, pick up a dropped stitch or just get some dedicated time to stitch on your current work in progress (WIP). Store owner Danielle is usually in the lounge, and we are frequently joined by local knit-celebs!

Plaid Friday

November 24 @ 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Come to Old Town and enjoy some of the biggest savings of the year, merriment and good cheer, all while shopping small and supporting local business. 25% off all day* at fibre space and Stitch Sew Shop! fibre space opens at 6 am Stitch Sew Shop opens at 8 am Be in line at either or both shops when they open and receive a coupon for 40% off any one full priced item! *Discount valid on all in stock and…

Small Business Saturday – making yarny gift toppers

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Small Business Saturday is about experiencing all that Old Town Alexandria has to offer. We are your source for locally owned and independent merchants! Here at fibre space, you can stop in and get hands on - make cute yarn pom poms and tassels to decorate your holiday gifts! We will have our pom pom and tassel station set up all day long. There is no cost to participate!

$50

Beanie Hat

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Lesley

Break out of scarves and take your knitting to the next level with a quick hat project! One 3 hour class Skills Learned: join to work in the round refresh your knowledge of casting on and binding off decreasing working in the round on circular and double points *This class is only 3 hours. Students will not complete the entire hat in this time. If you are concerned about being able to complete this project after class, please jump into…

$65

Chevron Baby Blanket – Increases and Decreases

November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 4, 2017

Instructor: Dee

Learn how to increase, decrease and change colors with this colorful baby blanket. Two 2 hour classes Skills learned: basic pattern reading increases decreases changing colors / stripes Materials: 325 yards of main color, 125 yards in each of three contrast colors (chevron stripe colors). We recommend Berroco Pure Cotton, Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio Worsted or the Fiberists Audubon Worsted. US#8 (5 mm) circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge Printed copy of The Walt Chevron Baby Blanket pattern…

Shop for Good – support Project Knitwell

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving each year. This year, we want to help our charity partner, Project Knitwell! Come out and shop with us anytime on that day, and we will donate 20% of our sales to Project Knitwell! About our partnership with Project Knitwell We hope to bring more resources to the work of Project Knitwell while offering fibre space™ customers an opportunity to use their craft for the benefit of the community. Project Knitwell is a…

$40

Private Lesson with Katherine

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Instructor: Katherine

Private or semi-private lessons at the shop: Individual instruction with you and a friend or relative for one hour at our shop (max of 2) Perfect for those with busy schedules or very specific objectives Must be scheduled and paid in advance. Instructor: Katherine You can work on the following with Katherine: knitting basics/refreshers reading a pattern or charts measuring for gauge and adjusting as needed increasing and decreasing picking up stitches short rows garter tabs/starting triangular shawls working in…

$75

Introduction to Knitting

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 28, 2017

Instructor: Dee

Jump-start your knitting hobby and learn all of the basics in our three week class. You will start your very own scarf. Three 1.5 hour classes *Please note that our classes are for adults, unless otherwise indicated. Check out the children's lessons over here. Skills needed: Absolutely none! Our beginner class is ideal for those completely new to the craft or those who haven't knitted in many years and need a full refresher. Skills learned: knit stitch purl stitch cast…

$80

Top Down Raglan Pullover

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 12, 2017

Instructor: Katherine

Learn top down raglan construction with this basic v-neck pullover. Three 2-hour classes. Skills Learned: Decipher sweater pattern instructions Working in the round Finishing techniques Increasing and decreasing Creating raglan sleeves Materials: For finished measurements at chest:  35 ½ (38¾, 43, 47, 50¾, 54)” 7 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) hanks of Woolstok by Blue Sky Fibers (100% Fine Highland Wool; 50g /123yds) US#9 (5.5mm) 16″, and either 24″ or 32″ circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge* US#9…

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