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Bonnets pour la Fondation de l’hôpital St. Mary January 24, 2018 – Posted in: Charity Knitting, Miscellaneous

English follows… Bonnets pour la Fondation de l?hpital St. Mary Au fil des ans, chez Espace Tricot, nous avons eu le plaisir de contribuer de nombreux projets de bienfaisance qui nous ont permis de ctoyer plusieurs bnvoles dvous et travaillants. Que ce soit pour des dons pour des vnements communautaires, des commandites pour des activits scolaires, des prix pour des tirages organiss par des organismes sans but lucratif ou des dons de vtements tricots…

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Just launched – our Clin D’oeil Newsletter! December 9, 2017 – Posted in: Miscellaneous

We are happy to announce that yesterday we launched our first “official” newsletter – Clin d’oeil – a bi-weekly roundup of fresh patterns, products, and everything newsworthyat Espace Tricot. Clin d’oeil is French for “wink”or “in the blink of an eye”so we promise to keep things brief and fun. After all, that project isn’t going to knit itself! Follow the links below to view the first edition – it includes a round-up of new Espace…

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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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Podcast Episode #13! November 2, 2017 – Posted in: Miscellaneous, Podcast

Podcast episode #13 is up! In this episode we talk about our Rhinebeck weekend, our FOs and WIPs, new patterns, new store samples and products, and introduce a giveaway opportunity for some super squishy Primrose Yarn Company Marquess MCH DK yarn (it has cashmere!). Grab your knitting and take 5 (well, 95 actually).

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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 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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Inventory 2017 is in the books! August 30, 2017 – Posted in: Miscellaneous

Whew! We completed our annual inventory this past Sunday and Monday and it was all hands on deck to count, organize, and tidy 42,000 + items! There were 10 of us working 12 hours on Sunday and 15 hours on Monday and when Lisa, Francoise, and I closed the door at two in the morning on Day 2 we were equal parts exhausted and elated. We don’t know about you, but there are few things…

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