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August 2018

Lux Adorna Knits Trunk Show

August 20 - September 23

Inspire your fall knitting with a luxe trunk show of colorful cashmere delights from Lux Adorna Knits! This assortment of cowls, shawls, and mittens all in 100% cashmere will have you ready to cast on a cozy gift for your favorite person! About Lux Adorna Knits Their beautiful 100% cashmere yarns are sourced in Mongolia from goats raised in mountainous regions where the winter climate ensures they grow a soft and warm undercoat. In the spring, the goats shed their…

September 2018

Introduction to Knitting (in progress)

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

Instructor: Barry

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…

Beginner Lace Shawl – Swallowtail (in progress)

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

Instructor: Tanis

Lace knitting can look intimidating, but this shawl class will take the mystery out of this lovely technique! We’ll learn to read a lace chart with ease and work traditional shawl shaping. three 2-hour sessions Skills learned: Basic lace techniques Increasing and decreasing How to read a chart Traditional shawl construction Nupps Garter tab cast on Blocking and finishing techniques for lace knitting Materials: 450 yards lace weight yarn OR 550 yards fingering weight yarn OR 650 yards sport/DK weight…

Old Town Boutique District Shop & Stroll

September 20 - September 23
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You’re invited to take a stroll through historic Old Town Alexandria and explore some of the best boutiques in the area. While you browse and shop, collect stamps at each location to be entered in a grand prize drawing that includes $1,000 worth of gift cards.** Register to receive a stylish event bag for more savings and goodies. Your event bag is your ticket for exclusive shopping discounts (15% here at fibre space) at all participating boutiques and the opportunity…

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Stitch in Space

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, happening 52 times

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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!

$75

Introduction to Knitting

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 4, 2018

Instructor: Dawn

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…

$75

Introduction to Knitting

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Instructor: Holly

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…

$65

First Hat – Beanie or Slouch Hat

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 22, 2018

Instructor: Dawn

Barley by Tincanknits 2 two hour classes   Skills Learned: join to work in the round increasing and decreasing refresh your knowledge of casting on working in the round on circular and double points Materials: 200 yards of worsted weight yarn US#6 (4 mm) and US#8 (5 mm) 16" circular needles US#8 (5 mm) double pointed needles Stitch markers Barley Hat pattern available on Ravelry   Preparation: Be sure to come to the shop early enough to have your supplies…

$65

Introduction to Brioche

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 23, 2018

Instructor: Barry

Learn the intriguing brioche technique with Barry! Get ready for a bouncy journey with brioche knitting. This scarf shows off the 2 color brioche technique and if you desire you can incorporate frequent color changes or use only 2 color choices. Both will keep you obsessively knitting until you reach your desired length. Two 2-hour sessions Skills learned: different cast on techniques for brioche knitting the fundamental skills for brioche knitting how to cast off for a stretchy bind off…

$80

Introduction to Rigid Heddle Weaving: Cowl or Table Runner

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 30, 2018 at 1:00pm

Instructor: Jill

This is an introductory weaving course for the rigid heddle loom. Learn to make a cowl! Two 3 hour sessions Skills learned: planning your project dressing your loom using the direct warping method preparing your shuttle weaving finishing techniques Materials list: working rigid heddle loom 10” or larger. Loom should be assembled and ready to use before class start time. Schacht Cricket Looms are available at the shop. Shuttle (included with Cricket Loom) 8 dent reed/heddle (7.5 dent is acceptable)…

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