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June 2018

Short Row Shawl (in progress)

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 27, 2018

Instructor: Tanis

Show your love for Wonder Woman in this 2 color short row shawl with 2 size options! Three 2-hour sessions Skills learned: short row shaping knitting with multiple colors striping increases decreases blocking and finishing techniques Materials: 350 yards for smaller version or 874 yards for larger version fingering weight yarn US#4 (3.5mm) 30” circular knitting needles 5 stitch markers tapestry needle copy of free Wonder Woman wrap pattern by Carissa Browning   Homework: With Color A and 
long-tail method,…


Child or Adult Private Lesson with Dawn

June 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Instructor: Dawn

Private or semi-private lessons at the shop for children or adults ages 10 and over: Individual instruction with you and a friend or relative for one hour at our shop (max of 2) Perfect for those with busy schedules or very specific objectives Must be scheduled and paid in advance. Instructor: Dawn You can work on the following with Dawn: knitting or crochet basics/refreshers pattern and chart reading in knit or crochet cables lace intarsia fair Isle mitering magic loop…


Introduction to Brioche

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 28, 2018

Instructor: Barry

Learn the intriguing brioche technique with Barry! Get ready for a bouncy journey with brioche knitting. This scarf shows off the 2 color brioche technique and if you desire you can incorporate frequent color changes or use only 2 color choices. Both will keep you obsessively knitting until you reach your desired length. Two 2-hour sessions Skills learned: different cast on techniques for brioche knitting the fundamental skills for brioche knitting how to cast off for a stretchy bind off…


Embroider Your Knitting with Franklin Habit

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hand embroidery is the perfect compliment to hand knitting. With a little help from your tapestry needle, simple projects become splendid; and the beauties of complex work are enhanced and revealed in new and exciting ways. In this two part class, students will learn basic (but lovely) line, fill, knot, and motif stitches, and how to vary and combine them for different effects. We will also discuss the selection of materials, planning designs, transferring patterns, and the care of finished…

Introduction to Crochet (in progress)

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Instructor: Dawn

Learn the basics of crochet while making these cute fingerless mitts. Three 1.5 hour classes Skills needed: this class is rated "hip" - no previous experience required. Skills learned: work a crochet chain chain stitch reading a crochet pattern terms basic fibre education how to keep rows edges straight how to create three stitch patterns using only single crochet Materials: 150 yards of worsted weight yarn for each pair of mitts that you wish to make. We recommend Manos del…


The Knitted Plaid: An All-Day Color and Pattern Workshop with Franklin Habit

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

*This workshop is now sold out. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please call the shop. If the prospect of mixing colors gives you the fidgets, but you've dreamt of putting together your own complex color schemes for projects, this full-day class is for you. We’ll begin with an invigorating dive into practical color theory or knitters (neither as dry nor as daunting as you fear), and also bring the idea of color inspiration firmly down…


Spring Striped Tank

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until July 14, 2018

Instructor: Jillian

Learn to knit this summer weight tank! Who said knitting is only for cold weather? This lightweight tank knits up like a breeze and will become a go-to in your summer wardrobe. Three 2 hour classes. Please note that this class skips July 7. Skills learned: Gauge Garment Construction Stripes Finishing How to adjust a pattern to knit in the round Materials: 504 (672, 672, 840, 840, 840, 1008, 1008) yards (MC) and 168 yards (CC). We recommend Hempathy or…

Introduction to Knitting (in progress)

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Instructor: Holly

Jump-start your knitting hobby and learn all of the basics in our three week class. You will start your very own scarf. Three 1.5 hour classes *Please note that our classes are for adults, unless otherwise indicated. Check out the children's lessons over here. Skills needed: Absolutely none! Our beginner class is ideal for those completely new to the craft or those who haven't knitted in many years and need a full refresher. Skills learned: knit stitch purl stitch cast…


Snip ’n’ Zip: Steeks and Zippers with Franklin Habit

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop is now sold out. Please call the shop to be added to the wait list!   This empowering class is designed to guide timid and/or inexperienced knitters through two operations that are famous for causing anxiety in the uninitiated: the cutting of steeks (slashed openings in hand-knitted fabric), and the installation of zippers. We’ll be doing both by hand–no sewing machine required! One three hour workshop Pre-requisites: Fluency in the basics of knitting, including knitting in the round,…

Two at a Time, Magic Loop Socks (in progress)

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 24, 2018

Instructor: Dawn

You will learn the magic loop knitting technique while creating a simple pair of socks knitted from the cuff down, with a short row heel. three 2-hour sessions Skills needed: must have experience working in the round Skills learned: magic loop knitting technique turning a short row heel and toe working two socks at one time Materials: 400-450 yards of fingering weight sock yarn divided into two equal weight cakes (or go crazy with the colors as long as you…

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