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Join us for a Sunset Highway Knit-Along Beginning November 16th! November 6, 2017 – Posted in: Events, Knit-Alongs, Project Ideas

(Photo: boylandknitworks) Along with so many others, we’ve been completely smitten with designer Caitlin Hunter’spatterns over the last months. Several have been added to our queue butSunset Highway was the first to make it on to our needles. Now that the sweater is finished (see below), and had it’s first outing at Rhinebeck (!), we want to encourage you all to share in the fun of this unique and engaging pattern. The design provides a…

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Join us for an afternoon with Yana of ARTFIL! November 3, 2017 – Posted in: Events, Miscellaneous

SATURDAY, November 11TH, 2 PM ? 5PM In our continuing series featuring wonderfully talented and successful local hand-dyers, please join us in welcoming the lovelyYana Petrova of ARTFIL to the shop on Saturday, November 11th, 2 pm – 5 pm. ARTFIL yarns are among the most popular in our store and we have been excited to watch this relatively new local company take the industry by storm! Before even texture and composition, colour is the…

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Rhinebeck 2017 in Pictures October 24, 2017 – Posted in: Events, Miscellaneous

Although I had my first taste of Rhinebeck last year, this is the first time Lisa and I made it to theNew York StateSheep and Wool Festivaltogether and the experience was beautiful from beginning to end. Between the perfect weather and the positive vibe of the entire event, it was impossible not to enjoy every minute. As an added bonus, we were joined by our store manager, Francoise, who is not only great company, but…

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Join us for an afternoon with JULIE ASSELIN! October 4, 2017 – Posted in: Events, Project Ideas, Store Activities

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14TH, 2 PM ? 5PM In our continuing series featuring incredibly talented and successful local hand-dyers, please join us in welcoming the incomparableJulie Asselinto the shop on Saturday, October 14th, 2 pm – 5 pm. Julie’s yarns are among the most sought after in our store and we have been excited to watch the growth and development of her company over the last few years. We’re looking forward to hosting Julie and her…

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JOIN US FOR AN AFTERNOON WITH TANIS OF TANIS FIBER ARTS! September 19, 2017 – Posted in: Events, Miscellaneous, Store Activities

Saturday, September 30th, 2 pm – 5pm Join us in welcoming hand-dyerextraordinaire,Tanis Lavallee of Tanis Fiber Arts,on Saturday, September 30th from 2 pm – 5pm! To say that we are thrilled to now be carrying Tanis Fiber Arts PureWash yarns (in Fingering, DK, and Worsted weights) would be an understatement! We?ve long considered ourselves very lucky to be the only retail store stocking TFA yarns and we are especially excited now to have this new,…

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Fall Classes & Workshops… August 17, 2017 – Posted in: Classes, Events

have just been added to the website. Come and join in the fun and learn something new! Call 514-486-5648 to reserve your spot. Please note that most of our classes are offered in bilingual format.

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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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Another “Meet & Greet” with Julie Asselin – this Friday! March 22, 2017 – Posted in: Events

Lovely hand-dyer, Julie Asselin, will be in the store again this Friday (March 24th) to teach a dyeing workshop and will be arriving early for a general “meet & greet” from 1 pm – 5 pm. Julie’s passion and energy is infectious and chatting with her is always a delight. You will also have a chance to purchase many of her yarns not normally available at Espace Tricot. Don’t be shy, come and join us…

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