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Clin d’oeil Newsletter – Issue #3 February 6, 2018 – Posted in: Newsletter

The third edition of Clin d?oeil is now in circulation! In this issue we share our favourite new and re-stocked knitting notions and accessories*, plus Stephen West’s latest hot-off-the-pressespattern book. We also have a new FREE Espace Tricot pattern andlots of community news to share. Learn how your knitting canhelp womenwho are undergoing cancer treatments; broaden your local knitting circle with one of our knit nights or knit clinics; and catchepisode 15of our podcast as…

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(No title) January 30, 2018 – Posted in: Events, Miscellaneous

If you live in the Montreal area and enjoy knitting with company, we have two opportunities for you to do just that in-store every week. Join us for Thursday Knit Nights – a warm and welcoming space for new knitters and seasoned pros alike. Bring your WIPs to knit alongside friendly faces. If specific help with a project is what you need then our Friday Knit Clinics may be of interest. Our store manager, Francoise,…

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New Espace Tricot pattern: The Cooler Side of Warm January 24, 2018 – Posted in: Espace Tricot Patterns, Online store, Project Ideas

We have a new FREE pattern for you this week!The Cooler Side of Warm is a cozy cowl knit from the bottom up. It begins with 1×1 ribbing knit flat and then is joined to be worked in the round. As a result, it has a split-hem on one side that allows it to sit comfortably on the shoulder and lie flat against the back and chest. It is finished with 1×1 rib on a…

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Bonnets pour la Fondation de l’hôpital St. Mary – 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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New store samples! January 19, 2018 – Posted in: Online store, Project Ideas, Store Samples

Rockin’ Rows by Martina Behm Our version ofMartina Behm’s Rockin? Rowscombines a SweetGeorgia Prismatic Mini Set andArtfilBelle in the White Sands colourway to create a stunning finished object – if we say so ourselves! The colours are so beautiful and perfectly assembled in this kit from SweetGeorgia and soft and springy Belle is always a treat to work with. Chevron stripes and frequent colour changes make this project engaging from beginning to end – no…

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Clin d’oeil Newsletter – Issue #2! January 18, 2018 – Posted in: Newsletter

The second edition of Clin d?oeil ? our regular roundup of fresh patterns, products, and everything newsworthyat Espace Tricot – went out to our subscribers this morning. Fresh for the New Year, we’re bringing back Knit Nights, we’ve added new products to the shelves, plus we’re thrilled to share anew (and free!) Espace Tricot pattern that’s both striking and strikingly quick to knit. If you’re looking forproject inspiration or to hone your knitting skills, you’ll…

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The 3 Faces of Gauge January 15, 2018 – Posted in: Guest Post

A guest post today by our lovely Stephanie E. Stephanie joined the Espace Tricot team last August and reflects here on one or two (or three) things she’s learned about gauge over the last few months 🙂 Enjoy! When I started knitting ? and really, up until very recently ? I thought of gauge as a pattern-specific thing. I’d open up a new issue of Vogue Knitting, or download something from Ravelry and see that…

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