BROOKLYN'S IN THE HOUSE!! As always... we come with a little something extra. String Thing Studio will be joining with the other Brooklyn LYS's: Argyle, Brooklyn General and Woolyn, to host a KAL featuring a pattern by wonderful designer Lavanya Patricella. The pattern is called BK ALL DAY SHAWL. Every week throughout the Summer there will be a meet up at each shop on a rotating basis. Come to STS one week and then to one of the others on another week. The full schedule can be seen here. There are commemorative stitch markers and project bags. Make sure to get yours! Fun to be had by all and not to mention a gorgeous shawl. We can't wait to see what you choose for your project.
String Thing Studio is excited to host this event with Indie Untangled! If you have attended this event in the past, don’t think you’ve experienced it all- lots of new things happening this year. You don’t want to miss it,
Get ready for this popular Rhinebeck kickoff event (October 19, 2018) by casting on your Indie Untangled sweater, shawl, hat, socks… There will be snacks, prizes and plenty of fun getting ready for THE knitting event of the fall.
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Does brioche make you nervous?! Flat? In the round? one color or 2?! Join us as we have an expert on this topic, Lavanya Patricella, walks us through all your questions during this 3 hours workshop. Bring along your BK All Day Shawl project , another project or come with a project in mind and we will help you get started.
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Stop by and say hello as we set up our red tent and bring our yarn loving selves out to the street! We will have some friends with their merchandise at the String Thing Studio Tent through out the day and of course, we will be selling yarn! Free knitting demonstrations. Pom pom making. FUN ALL DAY. I mean, where else can you get funnel cake, grilled corn on the cob, fried oreos , Italian Sausage AND yarn all in the same place?!
Stop by the shop during NATIONAL KNIT IN PUBLIC DAY and help us celebrate our 1 year anniversary! We will have a table and some benches our in front of the shop and we will be knitting in public and celebrating being in business one whole year!
Join us for Club Cumming Knit@Nite TOMORROW at 505 E. 6th St.
New York, NY 10009. from 6 pm to 8 pm. We will be talking about Louis’ program Yarnementary which is bringing knitting to public schools and we will, of course, be talking about knitting in general. There is be a special giveaway of a BK KAL BK All Day Shawl Kit ! It includes the pattern, yarn & stitch marker all wrapped up in a custom project bag representing all four Brooklyn LYS’s. If you don’t have yours yet, here is the chance to get it! Come have fun with us!
Everything you wanted to know about cables from the Master! After this 3 hour workshop
you’ll realize that cables are not as mysterious as they appear and you’ll have the confidence (and ability) to not only knit them up easily, you’ll be able to modify existing ones and be
able to create your own!
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Join us as we welcome Steve Malcolm aka Mr. Hugzzz for an evening of telling his knitting journey story and dispensing some advice on 15 things that every
knitter should know. This is an interactive workshop.
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Join us at String Thing Studio as we welcome Keith Leonard, of Knits All Done, to The Studio with his delicious yarns from Zen Yarn Garden and Three Irish Girls.
Do have all the pieces of that perfect handmade project done and now dreading putting it all together? Have you ever put in time and effort into a project and not like how it turned out? Then these are the class for you! Keith Leonard, of Knits All Done, will be here for a full day making sure all of our knitted projects look handmade and not homemade!
There are two classes, Flawless Finishing Part 1 and Flawless Finishing Part 2. You do not have to take part 1 to take part 2.
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Join us to discuss the Oprah Winfrey pick for her book club! Click here to let us know that you plan on attending.
Come sit and knit with Brooklyn’s own Louis Boria of Brooklyn Boy Knits and Chi Town’s Michele Costa of Stitch & Hustle at Sting Thing Studio. We will spend time talking and knitting with these two beautiful crafty souls about what brought them to where they are today.
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Join us for a book signing and reading by Alanna Okun from her newly released book, The Curse of The Boyfriend Sweater: Essays on Crafting. Described as “THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS meets KNITLANDIA”, THE CURSE OF THE BOYFRIEND SWEATER: Essays on Crafting is a memoir about life truths learned through crafting.
Every knitter knows that as soon as you start making your boyfriend a sweater, he will be out the door before you’re done. But as Alanna Okun has learned, these life lessons are not limited to the curse of the boyfriend sweater.
We will spend time talking with Alanna about her book and have some hang/ knitting time together!
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Do Ewe for Valentines Day!
Come have some chocolate covered strawberries and a sip of proseco while you squeeze yarn and try on some fabulous fiber inspired and NYC proud jewelry! Special String Thing Studio pricing and giveaway for in store purchase. Click here for details.
A modern-day story of family, loss, and renewal, Halsey Street captures the deeply human need to belong—not only to a place but to one another.
There will be discussion of the book, possibly a reading by the author and, of course, knitting! There will be a few copies of the book available here at The Studio or you can purchase is from Amazon by clicking the link above.
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The co-editor of I Knit New York Magazine, Kathleen Dames will be joining us in Studio to talk about how this magazine came to life in her and Alice O’Reilly, of Backyard Fiberworks minds and plans for the future. Kathleen designed 3 of the patterns, Manhattanhenge, Opal Clock and the 42nd & Lex cardigan. Come talk with her about them and get your magazine signed.
Socks. A fun, easy to travel with, project but single sock syndrome is real! Learn how to make 2 socks at the same time on a circular needle. Students will learn how to cast on two socks, to be worked cuff down simultaneously on a long circular needle. This technique could also be applied to mitts or sleeves. Students will leave with cuffs and partial sock legs that they can continue to knit,
using a pattern distributed in class.
So we can get our New Year's party on, The Studio will be closed on New Years Eve. So come in on Saturday, 12/30 and get all you supplies so you will be all set for the brunches, football games and binge watching we will all be doing on New Years Day!