Aterlier Tissage / Weaving Workshop August 24, 2016 – Posted in: Workshops

We are so excited to be bringing in Natacha Castonguay (Nanoukiko & Triko), an amazing local artist, to teach our first beginners weaving workshop on October 23rd! Please note that while this workshop will be conducted in French, since weaving is very visual, we are confident that non-French speakers will be able to participate without too much trouble 🙂 ATELIER D?INITIATION AU TISSAGE (pour débutant(e)s , aucune expérience requise) Le dimanche 23 octobre de 9h00 à…

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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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Don’t miss our “How to Read Charts” Workshop! October 4, 2014 – Posted in: Workshops

Are you keen to broaden your knitting horizons by adding the ability to read charts to your skill set? If so, Mona will teach you everything you need to know in a two-hour workshop on Monday night. Knit/purl, lace, cables – no matter the pattern, by the end of this class you will be able to read (and knit!) the chart. Please bring needles and yarn, worsted weight recommended. WORKSHOP: HOW TO READ CHARTS (English…

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Woolpets – 35 different kits now in stock! September 16, 2014 – Posted in: Project Ideas, Workshops

Learn the art of needle felting and create adorable fuzzy little sculptures. These fun kits are great for both beginners and experienced felters. Step by step color photographs make Woolpets highly satisfying projects. All of the kits contain a generous amount of Corriedale wool, two new felting needles and other necessary accoutrements. All you need is a foam pad and a sense of adventure! If you’ve never needle-felted before and would like to try your…

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New class schedule now available! December 9, 2013 – Posted in: Coming soon, Store Activities, Store Scheduling, Workshops

In addition to our basic introduction and technique classes, we have a few new courses on the roster for 2014 including: SEASONS HAT (Photos: Jared Flood/Brooklyn Tweed) WURM HAT (Photos: 52stitches) MAIZE MITTENS (English Class) (Photos: Tin Can Knits) PURL SOHO’S BIG SNOWY OWL (Bilingual Class) (Photos: Purl Soho) CHILD & BABY SOPHISTICATE (Bilingual Class) (Photos: Linden Down) BUILDING BLOCKS AFGHAN (Not new but so popular we’ve added two additional 12-session courses) Click here for…

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New workshop: Citron Shawl – crochet version October 28, 2013 – Posted in: Project Ideas, Workshops

WORKSHOP – CROCHET: Citron Shawl Angelina Hum $42 for one 3-hour session Sunday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm: December 1 Prerequisites: Introduction to Crochet or you’re an advanced beginner In this class students will learn techniques to create a crochet version of  the popular Citron shawl from the Winter issue of Knitty 2009 designed by Hilary Smith Callis. Required materials:  We recommend approximately 600 – 1100 m of fingering weight yarn depending on desired size…

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Have you signed up for one of our Sunday workshops? June 28, 2013 – Posted in: Project Ideas, Workshops

We have three more workshops scheduled in July before we take a break in the course schedule until September. Still a few spots left! See descriptions below… Laura Nelkin Beaded Jewelery July 7th, 9:00am ? 12:00pm Samantha Perrault Laura Nelkin is a talented designer who incorporates beads into many of her knitting designs. In this knitted jewelry class, you will make your selection from our collection of Laura’s kits which includes a variety of necklace,…

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Classes at Espace Tricot – reserve your spot! January 7, 2013 – Posted in: Miscellaneous, Store Scheduling, Workshops

Upcoming classes – still a few spots left: Kids Learn to Knit – begins March 17th (runs 3 weeks) Introduction to Lace – March 18th (3-hour workshop) Introduction to Colourwork – March 25th (3-hour workshop) NEW CLASSES – just added! Needle-Felting – begins April 6 (runs 3 weeks) Tricot 101 – begins April 29 (runs 3 weeks) Tricot 101 – begins May 26 (runs 3 weeks)

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Websites worth exploring… March 27, 2012 – Posted in: Websites, Workshops

Craftsy.com Craftsy is an online crafting community offering virtual classes, workshops, and patterns across a wide range of categories including sewing, weaving, crocheting, knitting, etc.  The number of classes within the knitting and crocheting sections is growing steadily and we’ve had extremely good feedback from several of our customers who have taken Laura Nelkin’s Mastering Lace Shawls course.  Other promising classes include cuff-down and toe-up socks, knitted toys, hats, and workshops providing tips on adjusting patterns for…

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Update: Spinning Workshop March 6, 2012 – Posted in: Workshops

Guest Post by David Di Giacomo  It was an early Sunday morning  when five new, very enthusiastic students showed up for Espace Tricot?s first spinning workshop – fiber and spindles in hand and ready to learn! Spinning can be a tricky thing to teach. It looks simple and easily repeatable when you watch someone do it, but because you haven?t acquired the muscle memory yet, it?s not so easy when it comes time to try it yourself.…

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