Weaving Workshop: A perfect Mother’s Day gift! May 12, 2017 – Posted in: Classes, Coming soon, Events, Project Ideas

Sunday is Mother’s Day and the wonderful Natasha Castonguay will be giving a weaving workshop for beginners at the store. If you’re still looking for the perfect gift for the creative mama in your life, there are still 3 spots left! Call 514-486-5648 to register. Please note, this class will be conducted mainly in French but weaving is so visual it will be easy enough to follow-along even if you don’t speak it. 🙂 –…

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April Classes! April 6, 2017 – Posted in: Classes, Coming soon, Project Ideas

Here are some classes we have coming up this month that still have available spaces! Call 514-486-5648 to reserve your spot 🙂 WORKSHOP: SEAMING (Bilingual Class) Giovanna Clementi $48 Wednesday, April 12 from 6 pm ? 9 pm Learn how to sew perfect seams in stockinette, garter and in ribbing. Students may bring completed projects waiting to be sewn up as well as samples. Required materials: 2 small samples (2? by 3?) of each of…

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Some fun classes are happening at the beginning of February. Have you signed up? January 26, 2017 – Posted in: Classes, Coming soon, Project Ideas

Call us at 514-486-5648 to reserve your spot.  🙂 POP BLANKET (Bilingual Class) Amalia Siontas $96 Sundays, 5 pm ? 7 pm, February 5, 12 and 19 (Photo: Tin Can Knits) The Pop Blanket by Tin Can Knits is a pop of fun inspired by American art from the 60?s. Make the full blanket or a smaller number of squares to create a pillow. The striking effect of this blanket is achieved through the pairing…

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Mark your calendars! Our festive Knit-Along begins December 8th November 20, 2016 – Posted in: Coming soon, Events, Knit-Alongs

Join us on for a 2-week festive Knit-Along in December. We’ve chosen two fun and appropriately colourful patterns for the occasion:  Christmas Baubles by Mona Schmidt and Knitted Christmas Stockings by Joy Green.  Both call for worsted weight yarns and we recommend any of the following: Cascade 220, Rowan Pure Wool Worsted, Madelinetosh Vintage, Tanis Fiber Arts Green Label, or Spud & Chloe Sweater. The Knit-Along will run for 2 consecutive Thursdays ? December 8th and 15th ? 7:00…

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Register now for our next Atelier Tissage / Weaving Workshop! October 26, 2016 – Posted in: Classes, Coming soon, Events

The very lovely and extremely talented Natacha Castonguay (Nanoukiko & Triko) taught our first beginners weaving workshop at the store last Sunday and it was a warm, educational, and creative experience for all involved.  Participants left with a solid foundation in frame weaving and appreciated Natacha’s patient and generous teaching style (see photos from workshop at end of post!).  If you are interested in trying your hand at this beautiful craft, please note that we’ve already scheduled a second beginner’s workshop for…

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Weekend Round-up + The Third Piece January 19, 2016 – Posted in: Coming soon, Miscellaneous

Lisa just spent five days with me here in New York on an “Espace Tricot Planning Retreat”. We’ve hatched some big plans for 2016 and needed some dedicated time together to develop and fine-tune our ideas for the coming year. Needless to say, some of our “research” took place on the streets of the city – from soaking up the merchandising at John Derian and ABC Carpet and Home to browsing the shops in Soho…

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Stephen & Steven Inspirational Trunk Shows January 14, 2015 – Posted in: Coming soon, Project Ideas

Stephen & Steven?s classes scheduled for February 14th and 15th are now sold out but, fret not, we’ve arranged two more opportunities for you to meet them! INSPIRATIONAL TRUNK SHOWS – $15 – Saturday, February 14th 10:30 am – 12:00 pm OR Sunday, February 15th 12:30 – 2:00 pm  Come in and meet Stephen & Steven and see many of their designs up close and in person.  Hear their stories and be inspired to find the perfect yarn combinations…

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Still some space… January 13, 2015 – Posted in: Classes, Coming soon, Project Ideas

…in these upcoming classes!  For more information, visit our Classes & Workshops page. To register, call 514 486-5648! INSPIRA COWL / COL INSPIRA (Bilingual Class) Giovanna Clementi $90 for three 2-hour sessions / 90 $ pour trois séances de 2 heures 6 pm ? 8 pm, January 14, 21, 28 / 18h à 20h, les 14, 21, 28 janvier THRUM MITTENS (English Class) Corinne Goss $90 for three 2-hour sessions / 90 $ pour trois…

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Save the date: Stephen & Steven Tour coming to Espace Tricot! November 14, 2014 – Posted in: Classes, Coming soon, Store Activities, Trunk Shows, Workshops

Get ready for the event of the New Year — the Stephen and Steven Tour 2015! Stephen West of Westknits and Steven Berg of StevenBe will be at Espace Tricot on February 14th and 15th. They’ll be teaching classes and sharing their trunk shows over the course of two fun, inspiring, and wildly creative days. There will be lots more news to come as plans develop but we’ve just opened registration for classes and wanted to get the word out to…

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What’s the buzz? Woolfolk coming soon! October 12, 2014 – Posted in: Coming soon, New in Store, Project Ideas

Recently, you may have noticed some excitement on the internet in anticipation of the release of an impossibly soft brand new merino yarn. The launch of Woolfolk last week by Kristin Ford has everybody talking.  Although the buzz had been building for some months among retailers, things really caught fire in the broader fiber-loving community earlier this week with the publication of Clara Parke’s profile of Woolfolk’s Får on Knitter’s Review. An exquisitely soft and…

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