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Tour de Fleece is coming fast!
June 29th - July 21st 2024

Here at the Knit & Stitch we have much in store this Summer for the Tour de Fleece, with something for everyone to enjoy!

Team Knit & Stitch

Are you a spinner or want to learn how to spin yarn? Join our team, have fun, and accomplish your goals!

Participation in Team Knit and Stitch which includes a team welcome packet, fabulous prizes, and several opportunities to enjoy the company of other spinners for COMPLETELY FREE, NO CHARGE, ZIP, ZILCH, ZERO!

***Sign-up here for more info and to ensure we have your free team packet!

Spinning Sessions at the shop (Optional but come have fun!):
29 June Noon - 4pm (Zoom link available) - Kick-off + Pick up your team welcome packet
3 July 11am - 1pm - In-person spin together
10 July 11am - 1pm - In-person spin together
17 July 11am - 1pm - In-person spin together
20 July Noon - 4pm (Zoom link available) - Finish Strong

We are pleased to have Mary Egbert as a guest teacher to help us prepare for this year's Tour de Fleece! 
Mary Egbert is the owner of Camaj Fiber Arts, author of The Art of Washing Wool, Mohair and Alpaca,  and instructor who has traveled the country teaching scouring, fiber prep and spinning.  She has been featured in magazines such as Spin Off, Ply Away, and TinyStudio. We are excited to have Mary offer a woolen prep class just in time for Tour de Fleece. Class participants will become familiar with the drum carder, blending board, color blending techniques, and different wool fibers. This is a great opportunity to learn from a master!

6/4 & 6/18 Drop Spindle by Jeanie & Brenda V - Class is two days $35
Learn to use the drop spindle to spin and ply yarn.

6/11 Wheel Spinning by Our Special Guest, Mary Egbert - One 4 hour class $30
An awesome opportunity to improve your spinning!

6/15 Carding Fiber for Spinning by Our Special Guest, Mary Egbert - One two hour class $50 
This class is to learn how to use a drum carder to prepare scoured fleece for spinning.

6/22 & 6/23 Blending Fiber by Jeanie - $15 each date
Blend fibers to create unique yarn!

6/25 Tiara Making - One event $5 
We are making Tiara's for the Tour! Wearing a Tiara when spinning during the tour has been attributed to the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin and to spinners around the time of Marie Antoinette. 

8/17 Spinning Celebration - FREE
We will be spinning and snacking on French pastries to honor the Tour de France