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New Girl Trunk Show

New Girl Trunk Show

When: April 29, 2016 – May 22, 2016 all-day
Where: fibre space, 1219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

We are excited to be hosting some of the cutest baby items for little girls — the New Girl collection from Tot Toppers — for a trunk show! The collection, designed by Kate Oates, is[…]

Home and Away Trunk Show

Home and Away Trunk Show

When: April 29, 2016 – May 22, 2016 all-day
Where: fibre space, 1219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

We are excited to be hosting the Home and Away collection featuring all the patterns found in the book “Home and Away: Knits for Everyday Adventures” by Hannah Fettig. The collection is made of primarily[…]

Shopkeeper Spotlight: fibre space

Shopkeeper Spotlight: fibre space

Several years ago you could usually find Danielle Romanetti, owner of fibre space, at any number of local coffee shops teaching knitting and spreading her infectious enthusiasm for all things fiber. It wasn’t long before she needed space, space of her own, to bring in some of the country’s best yarn and gather her community […]

Spring Charity Stitch-a-Long

Spring Charity Stitch-a-Long

When: April 29, 2016 – May 31, 2016 all-day
Where: fibre space, 1219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Please join fibre space for the Knit & Crochet Baby (Not Just) Hat Drive to benefit DC-DMV PAIL Net, the area’s Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network, in collaboration with The Solace Foundation and Stephen’s Heart.[…]

Build a Toy Workshop with Susan B. Anderson

Build a Toy Workshop with Susan B. Anderson

When: May 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Become a budding toy designer by starting with 22 different toy parts (bodies, ears, legs, paws, arms, tails, wings, etc.) and learn how to put the pieces together to make your own fantastic knit toys![…]

Designing Your Own Fair-Isle Mitts Workshop with Susan B. Anderson

Designing Your Own Fair-Isle Mitts Workshop with Susan B. Anderson

When: May 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Pull together 150-200 yards of worsted weight yarn to make a pair of beautiful colorwork fingerless mitts in this class taught by Susan B. Anderson. We will work on the corrugated rib, the Latvian braid[…]

Egg to Owl Workshop with Susan B. Anderson

Egg to Owl Workshop with Susan B. Anderson

When: May 21, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Come to this Susan B. Anderson class ready to zip through a nearly seamless (there is only one small and quick seam in the entire toy!) Topsy-Turvy Toy. The toy starts as a palm-size egg[…]

Taste Cavalli Aceto Balsamico at La Cuisine

Taste Cavalli Aceto Balsamico at La Cuisine

When: April 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: La Cuisine, 323 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Many of us don’t have the opportunity to taste the real aceto balsamico that gets written about in cooking blogs, featured in food articles or drizzled in high end restaurants. The reason is the expense.[…]

Spring Charity Stitch In Space

Spring Charity Stitch In Space

When: May 22, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Join us to stitch in space for our spring charity hat drive! Turn in a project and get a 10% off coupon for the shop. Please join us for the Knit & Crochet Baby (Not[…]

Old Town Craft Walk

Old Town Craft Walk

When: May 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Saturday, May 14, is the First Annual Old Town Craft Walk! Celebrate Old Town’s status as Maker Central, with Stitch Sew Shop joining fibre space and Potomac Bead Company. Now beads, yarn and fabric are[…]