New Year and New Skills Along Old Town’s Maker’s Mile

Happy (almost!) New Year, everyone! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful holiday season and are looking forward to 2019 with hope and excitement. Last month a woman came into the store lamenting […]

Start Your New Year With a New Skill

The New Year is often a time of new beginnings. As the winter holidays wrap up and we reflect upon the year that has just passed, I am thinking about all the new […]

This Small Business Saturday, Shop Small, Win Big

I have to admit, when I saw the Lin-Manuel Miranda Small Business Saturday advertisement, I got a little choked up. Really, every year I get a little teary-eyed watching the American Express ads; […]

2nd Annual Uptown Block Party!

Last year saw such a large influx of new businesses to the 1000, 1100, and 1200 blocks of King St. that we had to celebrate with the first ever Uptown Block Party. That […]

Mother’s Day for Makers

Spoil the stitcher in your life with one of these fun gift packs! Even though we know she may not need more yarn, there’s always room for a little something in her stash… […]

A Stylish, Handmade Valentine’s Day

If you have school-aged children, you are probably tracking down Valentine’s Day cards for their classmates or figuring out what prize or candy to send your kid to school with on Valentine’s Day. […]

Think Outside the Box, part 2: It’s All in the Finishing

So you found the perfect gift and now it is time to wrap it. While I personally love gift wrapping, I realize that it is the very last thing that most of us […]
New Fibre Space

fibre space Lands a New Home…and a New PARKnership Takes Off

In case you missed it, fibre space is relocated to a final home at 1319 Prince Street! The building is the only known historic flatiron in the city, and the fun new shape […]

Stitch Patterns!

Fall is my favorite season because it means that it is time to dig out all of my sweaters and start layering! As a knitter, I know and love the variety of stitch […]

All about Sleeves (+ How To Pick the Best Style for You)

When you make your own clothing, you have the advantage of choosing what construction works best for your style and your body shape in addition to choosing color and fabric. For knitters, the […]

Tassels and Pom-Poms (+ How You Can Make these On-Trend Embellishments)

Tassels and pom-poms have always been a finishing piece for hand knitters. Because they are a great way to use up extra yarn leftover from a project, we stitchers love to attach them […]

animal, vegetable, mineral: know your fibres

We all love our knit fabrics for layering in fall and winter. Whether handknit or machine made, knowing how to care for your fine fibres not only keeps your clothes looking their best […]

5 reasons to declare a stitcholution

Commit to a year of making! You may have seen #yearofmaking on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. It’s a movement to commit to making something every day. This doesn’t have to be a huge […]

learn to knit with fibre space

Headed out of town for a nice relaxing vacation this summer? Staying in for a few days for a nice “stay-cation?” Either way, you are probably starting to think about what books to […]

on cleaning and storing winter knits

The weather is finally warming up and it’s time to think about cleaning and storing our winter knits for the season. As a knitter, my wardrobe is a nice mix of store bought […]

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