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Don’t forget! WWKIP Day at Espace Tricot / 10% off all yarns for the day! June 14, 2012 – Posted in: Miscellaneous

Join us on Saturday, June 16th between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm when we’ll take over the sidewalk in front of the store for some conspicuous knitting and crocheting in celebration of World Wide Knit in Public Day / Week (celebrated this year June 9th thru 17th)! Be sure to bring your own chair – drinks will be provided! 10% off all yarns for the day (Please note, no refunds or exchanges will be accepted on…

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Mark your calendars! June 5, 2012 – Posted in: Miscellaneous

Twist Fibre Festival – August 24-26, 2012  We’ve just learned of a fantastic event taking place in St-André-Avellin, Quebec at the end of August that you won’t want to miss! The Twist Fibre Festival / Festival de la Fibre is an annual affair bringing together a wide variety of fibre enthusiasts, producers, artists, artisans, and professionals / semi-professionals for 3-days of workshops, activities, and exhibits. There are some incredible teachers and presenters on the roster and even free…

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BBC Horizon films chez Espace Tricot – now on Youtube April 25, 2012 – Posted in: Miscellaneous

Last November we posted to our Ravelry group about BBC Horizon coming to film a segment here at the store. We had been asked to serve as the backdrop for an interview with Dr. Rhonda Amsel, a McGill professor and avid / expert knitter, who, among other things, has looked at cerebral plasticity in relation to executing a newly learned motor behavior versus one that has become highly automatized. In one study, knitting was used to…

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