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Friday, November 11, 2011

Sponsor Post - Fibre Space

Check out what is happening at one of our favorite LYS's - Fibre Space - this month!

Felted Wool Holiday Stockings with Betz White
Sunday, November 13, 3-6 pm
Cost is $75

Get in the holiday spirit and explore some new reasons to love wool with Betz White! Learn to make your own felted holiday stocking in this hands-on class. Turn old sweaters, felt scraps, wool roving and more into a whimsical holiday decoration or a wonderful gift. Embellish your creations with flowers, rosettes, leaves, and more using applique, simple hand stitching and needle felting. Betz is the author of Warm Fuzzies and Sewing Green and she has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and been featured in Craft Magazine, Country Living and Cloth, Paper, Scissors. Her bright and whimsical style will have you inspired to create a lot out of a little after this fabulous class!

Read more and register here!


Handspun Holidays with Molly Miller
Saturday, Dec. 3, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Cost is $115

It’s the time of year you’ve all been waiting for… the holidays, and our holiday workshop with local artist Molly Miller! Ring in the holidays with luxurious handspun yarn and a decadent cocoa tasting. This gift-giving-themed workshop will focus on using unique handspun art yarns for quick and easy holiday projects. Each student will receive three swatches of handspun to practice on in the class, plus a full skein of handspun to make a full project on your own!

Read more and register today!


Black Friday at fibre space™!

fibre space™ will be opening at 6 am on Friday, November 25, 2011 for our third annual Black Friday day of discounts! This year we have an even larger discount!!

6-8 a.m. Shop all yarn, fibre and individual patterns at 30% off. Some yarns will be even further discounted**

8-10 a.m. The discounts continue at 20%

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Discount is 10% and the store closes at 6 p.m.

**Discount coupons will be given to customers entering the store between these hours. Discounts good for single patterns, yarn, ribbon and roving. No discount on held or preordered yarns. Must be present to enjoy this sale! Fire code mandates no more than 42 people in the shop. Feel free to wear your PJs. We are!
Black Friday in Old Town

The day after Thanksgiving is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Don’t fight the mall traffic and crowds this year. Instead enjoy a more pleasant gift buying experience by shopping your locally owned boutiques during the first-ever Old Town-wide Shop Local Alexandria Black Friday Sale! You’ll find deep discounts and extended hours from your favorite local stores. Shop as early as 6 am and enjoy coffee and breakfast from some of your favorite Old Town cafes. Here are the participating stores, their street address, hours and special discounts.

Planning for next year!

Hello Yarn Party fans! We're getting the gears turning, starting to plan for next year!! We're planning on a Sunday in late March again - details will be posted as soon as we get final confirmation!

In the mean time, we'll be posting some info from some of our sponsors, as well as some other stuff you'll hopefully find fun (a blog contest, even!)!