to Nov 3

Vouge Knitting LIVE Columbus

  • Greater Columbus Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Handspun Hope and Vineyard Marketplace at the first ever, Vouge Knitting LIVE Columbus where we will have our beautiful handspun yarn from Rwanda, along with gorgeous handcrafted gifts, representing artisans in several African countries. This is a ticketed event. Visit Vouge Knitting Live to purchase tickets.

Marketplace Hours

November 1 12pm - 6pm

November 2 10am - 6pm

November 3 10am - 2pm

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to Nov 11

Mile High Holiday Mart

  • University of Denver, Gates Field House (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come see Handspun Hope and Vineyard Marketplace as we return to Denver for the 2019 Mile High Holiday Mart,, presented by the Junior League of Denver. We will have all of our beautiful knitwear as well as handcrafted fairly traded gifts from our African boutique, Vineyard Marketplace.

The Junior League of Denver Mile High Holiday Mart is the premier holiday show in the Denver area and has been a fall tradition for nearly four decades. All proceeds from this unique and exclusive shopping experience support the League’s mission of developing the potential of women as well as our community focus, improving literacy rates and providing access to books for children through the third grade in the Denver metro area.

VIP Shopping – Ticketed Event
Friday, November 8, 11 am – 1 pm

Public Shopping Hours
Friday, November 8: 1 pm – 8 pm

Saturday, November 9: 9 am – 5 pm

Sunday, November 10: 11 am – 4 pm

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to Nov 17

Stitches SoCal

  • Pasadena Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for Stitches SoCal in Pasadena, California!

Handspun Hope along with Vineyard Marketplace will be on hand in the Marketplace beginning on Thursday evening. This is a ticketed event, and tickets are available through Stitches.

Marketplace Hours

November 14 5pm - 8pm

November 15 10am - 6pm

November 16 10am-6pm

November 17 10am - 4pm (Marketplace Free)

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to Nov 24

A Christmas Affair 2019

Handspun Hope and Vineyard Marketplace join A Christmas Affair, now in its 44th year!

This event is a five-day holiday market that hosts over 200 retail merchants from across the country and attracts over 25,000 patrons. This year’s theme, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”, celebrates Christmas spent with loved ones! Tickets may be purchased on The Junior League of Austin site.

November 21 12pm - 8pm

November 22 10am - 8pm

November 23 10am- 7pm

November 24 10am-4pm

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12:30 PM12:30

Pranayama Shawl Class with Ragline Knits

Join a wonderful class at Vineyard Marketplace taught by Katie Madden, co-founder of Ragline Knits! Class size is limited so reserve your spot here!

Class description:  Pranayama is Sanskrit for Breath Work. Kate and Liza found that making this light and airy shawl felt like taking a breath of fresh air and so they named it the Pranayama Shawl. Come join Kate Madden from Ragline Knits for a fun knitting class where she teaches us how to knit the Pranayama Shawl using beautiful organic hand spun cotton yarns from Handspun Hope. The Pranayama shawl uses simple knit stitches and yarnovers to create a versatile shawl perfect for our warm Texas weather. Kate will also teach us how to use two very different sized needles to give your knits a lacey look without all the work!. Class attendees will receive a coupon code on Ravelry for a free download of the Pranayama Shawl pattern.

Supplies: Two skeins of cotton sport weight yarns (like Handspun Hope’s Ethiopian Hand Spun Cotton Yarn) and US 3 (3.0 mm) and US 13 (9.0 mm) circular needles with at least a 24" length cord.

What you’ll learn: Stretchy cast on and bind off techniques, yarning over and how to knit with two different sized needles.

Experience level:  Beginner. Needs to know how to cast on and knit.

Duration: 3 hours

Instructor: Kate Madden leads knitting and yoga retreats worldwide. She especially enjoys teaching specialty knitting techniques and designing knitting patterns with a yogic twist.

Price: $50

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1:30 PM13:30

Brioche 101: Learn to knit brioche the easy way... in the round!

Join us with Ragline Knits at Vineyard Marketplace for our first ever knitting class!

Class description: Two color brioche creates a fluffy and beautifully reversible stitch pattern. If brioche has seemed daunting to you in the past, this is the class for you! Brioche in the round makes the stitch pattern accessible to anyone who can knit, purl, or slip stitches. Because you are working in the round, you never have to ‘turn’ your work so you only have to worry about knitting the main side.During this class we will discuss the importance of color selection in bicolor brioche and how to fix common mistakes. Class attendees will receive a coupon code on Ravelry for a free download of the Mala Cowl pattern.

Supplies:  Two worsted weight yarns of different high contrast colors (like Handspun Hope’s Organic Merino Wool Yarn) and US 8 (5.0mm) circular needles with a 16” or 24” length cord.

What you’ll learn: Old Norwegian cast on, sewn bind off, how to brioche purl and brioche knit. 

Duration: 3 hours

Experience level: Intermediate. Needs to know how to knit, purl, slip stitches, yarn-over, cast on and bind off.

Instructors:  Kate Madden leads knitting and yoga retreats worldwide. She especially enjoys teaching specialty knitting techniques and designing knitting patterns with a yogic twist.

Price: $50

Reserve your space here!

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to Oct 20

The Best Little Yarn Crawl In Texas

Although we are not an “official” destination for The Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas, we do hope that you will come and support our 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization and certified fair trade boutique, Vineyard Marketplace, the stateside home of True Vineyard Ministries and Handspun Hope!

Bring in a receipt (dated during 2019 yarn crawl) from either Lucky Ewe or Hill Country Weavers and receive 20% of any item in our store! Discount cannot be combined with any other promotion.

We have created special hours during this event to make it easier for you to stop by and “shop for good”. We will be open each day from 8:30am (we will have the coffee ready) and 6:30pm (we won’t kick you out if you stay longer)!

Be sure to check out the special classes we have going on October 19 & 20 with Kate from Ragline Knits!

Thank you for crawling into Vineyard Marketplace!

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11:00 AM11:00

2019 ASHA Convention

  • Orange County Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The ASHA Convention is the most comprehensive education event in the world for speech, language, and hearing professionals. For the fourth year, Handspun Hope and Vineyard Marketplace have our products for sale in the exhibit area.. This is a private, continuing education event, for ticketed attendees.

Exhibit Hall Hours

November 21 9am - 5pm

November 22 9am - 5pm

November 23 9am - 2pm

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