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Pop Up Shop Calendar

So here it is. Our pop up shop calendar of events.

We've put together a programme of events, trunk shows, workshops and socials. Here's the breakdown:


Knitwear Mending Class, Sunday 26 November, 2-4pm

£20 per person, all materials provided

Are you tired of throwing away your favourite sweaters because of small holes or loose threads? This holiday season, let us help you breathe new life into your cherished knitwear. Join our exclusive Knitwear Mending Class and learn the art of mending and upcycling your cosy clothing.

Your tutor Annette Ratti will guide you through the intricacies of knitwear mending. Annette will also advise you on tools and materials that are useful for repairs.



Grand Opening Party, Saturday 18 November, 11-6pm

To celebrate the opening weekend of our pop up shop we will be hosting a Grand Opening Party.

On Saturday 18 November we will be offering a 10% discount throughout the shop for one day only.

So come along and shop our stockists and if we get our acts together we may even have a ribbon cutting!

Yarn Swap, Saturday 9 December, 12-4pm

£3 entry, all proceeds to MIST Brum

Have you got unwanted skeins, tools or accessories in your stash? Something that is not quite right for you? Why not bring it along to our Yarn Swap and exchange them for something else.

Our Yarn Swap will take place on Saturday 9 December. Entry costs £3 and you can pay on the door. Your entry fee allows you to swap up to 5 items. Complete items only please - no part skeins or those without labels.

All proceeds from the entry fee will go to MIST Brum who provide free immigration advice and application casework. Any unsold items leftover will be sold on Ravelry and monies added to the pot.



Needlework on Thursday, Sunday 19 November, 12-4pm

For our first Trunk Show we welcome Jen from Needlework on Thursday.

Needlework on Thursday design cross-stitch patterns of all your favourite Birmingham places. Jen's DIY kits include everything that you need to create an adorable finished hoop to hang in your home, or use as an extravagant frisbee.

Jen will be in store with her kits on Sunday 19 November, 12-4pm.

Third Vault Yarns, Saturday 25 November, 11-6pm

With our second trunk show we welcome Lola from Third Vault Yarns .

Lola is the owner and dyer at TVY. She is highly obsessive about crafting, loves it with a passion and that passion can run away with her at times. Lola graduated from Computer Science and let her passion take over. Third Vault Yarns was born from Lola's addiction to knitting, playing with colour, and a steadfast commitment to staying geeky with a love of Sci fi and fantasy.

Lola will be in our pop up shop on Saturday 25 November, 11-6pm.



Stitch Up, Every Wednesday evening from 6-8pm.

We'll be hosting our Stitch Up socials every Wednesday evening at the shop.

Bring your current stitch based project and join our friendly conversation. It's free to attend and all are welcome. Bring your knitting, crochet, cross stitch, weaving, darning - you get the idea. Hope to see you there.

Our calendar of events all takes place at our pop up shop:

Stitches and Hos Pop Up Shop

Great Western Arcade

Colmore Row


B2 5HU

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