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July 2017
$60

Tunisian Crochet Part I: Learning the basics with Mary Beth Temple

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join author, designer and podcaster Mary Beth Temple to explore the basics of the Tunisian technique, including Tunisian Simple Stitch, Tunisian Knit and Purl, increasing, decreasing, and full row colorwork. Tunisian crochet (Photo by Hooked for Life) Techniques taught/reviewed Basics of the Tunisian technique, including Tunisian Simple Stitch, Tunisian Knit and Purl, increasing, decreasing, and full row colorwork. Skill level Beginner and up Materials needed/Homework Two colors of smooth, light colored worsted weight yarn, appropriate Tunisian crochet…

$60

Arches Cowl Workshop with Mary Beth Temple

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn to make the Arches Cowl with designer Mary Beth Temple. The crocheted cowl is a true moebius, started by putting a 180 degree twist in the first round of single crochet. It’s the perfect size to wear long and loose, or to twist a second time to wear it close about your neck Choose a soft yarn for comfort. The stitch pattern shows off yarns with a long color repeat nicely but any sport weight yarn will do. If you…

$60

Tunisian Crochet Part II: Lace workshop with Mary Beth Temple

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You know the basics of Tunisian Crochet – now what? Take your Tunisian to the next level with author, designer and podcaster Mary Beth Temple by learning about more intricate lace stitches, and how to read both Tunisian symbol charts and patterns. This lace workshop can be a continuation of Tunisian Crochet skills learned in the Basics class on Saturday. Tunisian Crochet Lace (Photo by Hooked for Life) Techniques taught/reviewed Tunisian basics review, lace stitches, chart…

$60

Broomstick Lace Crochet Basics with Mary Beth Temple

July 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join author, designer and podcaster Mary Beth Temple to learn the basics of the broomstick lace technique, including beginning, increasing, decreasing, and incorporating other stitches while learning to make a scarf. Broomstick lace is one of the extended techniques that both crocheters and knitters seem to be more and more interested in, and it’s a lot more versatile than most people suspect. Broomstick lace crochet (Photo by Hooked for Life) Techniques taught/reviewed Basics of the broomstick lace…

August 2017
$50

No-Sew Zipper Workshop with Ann Weaver

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop, led by local knitwear designer Ann Weaver, you’ll learn everything you need to know to install zippers into sweaters by installing a 6-inch zipper to join two swatches — with NO SEWING! We’ll use a Knit Picker tool to pick up stitches along our zippers and join these zippers to our knitting. Skills needed: Picking up stitches Techniques covered: Picking up stitches on a zipper using a Knit Picker; joining zipper stitches to the edge of a…

$65

Yipes Stripes Workshop with Ann Weaver

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

In this workshop, participants will learn new techniques for creating stripes by knitting a cowl designed to teach these techniques! Skills Learned: • Braids • Slipped-stitch patterns that use only one color per round • Neatly carrying unused colors while striping • Two techniques for jogless stripes • Turned hems Materials: • US Size 7 16 or 24 inch circular needle • One stitch marker • Worsted-weight yarn in five colors, approximately 100 yards of each. Grab a kit from…

$65

Fair Isle for All: Learn to Knit Fair Isle or Switch Up Your Fair Isle Technique with Ann Weaver

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

New to colorwork? Learn to knit Fair Isle or stranded knitting using two colors per round. Want to learn a new method of knitting Fair Isle? Learn to knit with one color in each hand, two colors in your right hand, or two colors in your left hand. In this workshop, we’ll use the Madison Park hat to practice Fair Isle knitting. This hat uses small, intuitive colorwork patterns that enable you to focus on your technique. There are no…

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