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May 2017
$40

Introduction to Cabling – Cabled Scarf

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Instructor: Jillian

Swilly, © Kelbourne Woolens & Amanda Stevenson This quick crash course will show you how to cable like a pro, while starting a bulky cabled scarf. One two hour class Skills Needed: This class is rated “funky” – the ability to knit and purl is required. Skills Learned: refresh your knowledge of the rib stitch create reversible cables read cable charts Materials: For small (large) scarf: 525 (700) yards of aran weight wool. We recommend The…

$80

Marled Magic with Stephen West!

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Come experience the colorful world of Westknits and learn all about Stephen West's marled tricks for combining multiple yarns. We will experiment with holding 2 strands of yarn together to create fabrics that look like painted works of art. Choose between Stephen's Marled Magic shawl design or Samen shawl - all skill levels are welcome! © Stephen West You will need a colorful pile of fingering weight yarns and a US 8 (5 mm) circular needle…

$40

Child or Adult Private Lesson with Jillian

May 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Jillian

Private or semi-private lessons at the shop: 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. You can work on the following with Jillian: knitting basics/refreshers reading a pattern or charts measuring for gauge and adjusting as needed increasing and decreasing picking up stitches short rows garter tabs/starting triangular shawls working in the round…

$75

Introduction to Crochet

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Saturday, repeating until May 27, 2017

Instructor: Dee

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…

$50

Beanie Hat

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Dee

Break out of scarves and take your knitting to the next level with a quick hat project! One 3 hour class Skills Needed This class is rated “funky” – the ability to knit and purl is required. Skills Learned: join to work in the round refresh your knowledge of casting on and binding off decreasing working in the round on circular and double points *This class is only 3 hours. Students will not complete the entire hat in this time.…

$40

Child or Adult Private Lesson with VJ

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor: VJ

Private or semi-private lessons at the shop: 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: VJ You can work on the following with VJ: Knitting or Crochet basics/refreshers Spinning Basics with Drop Spindle or Wheel reading a pattern or charts modding patterns for custom fit measuring for gauge and adjusting as needed…

$50

Brioche Cowl

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Barry

Hawkshaw Cowl, © Spincycle Yarns Learn the brioche stitch with this two color brioche cowl project. One 3 hour class Skills needed: This class is rated "rockin" - ability to knit and purl and some experience working in the round or increasing and decreasing. Skills learned: working brioche stitch in the round i-cord edging working two color brioche slip and YO stitches Materials: Worsted weight yarn in two colors - 200 yards each. We suggest Spincycle…

Stitching Survival Skills Wednesdays

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Instructor: Katherine

We are bringing back Stitching Survival Skills Wednesdays. Come to fibre space from 6-6:45 on Wednesday evenings for a free skill class. Each week we will focus on a different stitching skill.  No registration or payment is required. Simply show up a few minutes before 6 pm and grab a seat. We will end promptly at 6:45 to allow our regular Wednesday night classes to get settled in their seats. This week: Turkish cast on Please come to class with…

June 2017
$65

Your First Hat – Ribbed Beanie

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 8, 2017

Instructor: Lesley

Take your basic skills to the next level with this versatile hat that can be styled many ways! 2 two hour classes Skills Learned: join to work in the round increasing and decreasing refresh your knowledge of casting on working in the round on circular and double points Materials: 200 yards of worsted weight yarn. We recommend Manos del Uruguay Maxima, Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd's Wool or the Fiberists Audubon Worsted US#6 (4 mm) 16ʺ circular needle US#6 (4 mm)…

$75

Sock Knitting Workshop

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Take your sock knitting to the next level! If you are a newer sock knitter looking to try something new, or a more experienced sock knitter looking to personalize sock patterns, this workshop is for you! In this 4 hour workshop, we will cover different techniques for casting on both toe-up and top-down, different heels and how to substitute them into your favorite pattern, and different methods of binding off your sock. *Please note that we will not be knitting…

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