Events

Below you will find a line up of some of the exciting shop events we have planned for FALL 2017!  All these events are free to attend.

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FALL 2017 EVENTS

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Evening Socials

Thursdays, October 26, November 23 & December 14  7:00-9:00 pm

Bring your knitting or crochet and join us for tea and social time. The shop is also open for after hours shopping on these dates.

December 14 is the wrap-up show and tell party for our year-long Ravelry group knit-along. It’s not too late to join in the fun!

You’ll find more details about this KAL in our 88 Stitches Ravelry group forum.

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Knit City

Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1

Western Canada’s premiere fibre arts festival at the PNE Forum in Vancouver. Come visit us at the Sweet Fiber Yarns booth in the Knit City Marketplace.

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 Abbye Dahl Trunk Show

Saturday, October 14   12:00-4:00 pm

We’re delighted to welcome local designer Abbye Dahl to the shop for the first time! Abbye is a knitwear designer living in Vancouver, who has been knitting since she was a child, and became obsessed with designing knitwear for the past two years. Her new book “Cloche Knits” is inspired by the beautiful hats from the 1920-1950’s. Abbye is bringing along a collection of her beautiful designs to inspire us all.

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Josée Paquin Trunk Show

Saturday, October 21  12:00-4:00 pm

Local designer Josée Paquin of UandIKnit is returning to the shop and she’s bringing along her newest design collection “Strong and Free”,  a Canadian themed collection created in collaboration with Alberta designer, Heidi Kirrmaier.

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Softsweater Knits Trunk Show

Saturday, October 28    12:00-4:00 pm

We love it when our super talented friend Sylvia McFadden of Softsweater Knits joins us at 88 Stitches. Sylvia will be bringing along more of her lovely designs, including the gorgeous Pi Shawls from her latest collection Eclipe. Sylvia is a knitwear designer and photographer who lives in Vancouver.

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Pip and Pin Trunk Show

Saturday, November 4    12:00-4:00 pm

If you’ve attended our socials then you have probably met lovely Megan Nodecker, who lives with her family here in the Fraser Valley. Megan started her knitwear line Pip and Pin with her sister in 2010, which has since developed into a wonderful design collection of sweaters and accessories. Please join us in welcoming Megan with her first designer trunk show at 88 Stitches!

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