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October 2017
$65

Intro to Fair Isle Cowl

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2017

Instructor: Tanis

An ideal first Fair Isle project, this cowl shows off gradients mixed with solids and is worked in the round. Two 2 hour classes Skills learned: Fair Isle techniques for English, Continental, and Combination knitting working in the round with multiple colors corrugated ribbing in the round Fair Isle chart reading finishing techniques German Twisted cast on   Materials: 127 yards worsted weight gradient and 160 yards solid. We recommend Freia Worsted. US 8 16” circ stitch markers tapestry needle…

$80

Fair Isle Mittens

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Instructor: Jillian

Expand your fair isle horizons with this three color mitten! Skills learned: fair isle chart reading stranded fair isle increasing in pattern decreasing for top of mitten picking up stitches for thumb finishing blocking fair isle Materials: 3 colors of DK weight yarn that contrast (approx. 150 yards of the main color, 80 yards of C1, and 80 yards of C2) US #3 (3.25 mm) double pointed needles or 32" circular needle for magic loop US #6 (4.0 mm) double…

$80

Top Down Raglan Pullover

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

Instructor: Jillian

Learn top down raglan construction with this basic v-neck pullover. Three 2-hour classes. Skills Learned: Decipher sweater pattern instructions Working in the round Finishing techniques Increasing and decreasing Creating raglan sleeves Materials: For finished measurements at chest:  35 ½ (38¾, 43, 47, 50¾, 54)” 7 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) hanks of Woolstok by Blue Sky Fibers (100% Fine Highland Wool; 50g /123yds) US#9 (5.5mm) 16″, and either 24″ or 32″ circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge* US#9…

$65

Fair Isle Hat – Intro to Fair Isle

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 5, 2017

Instructor: Jillian

An ideal first Fair Isle project, this hat comes in both slouchy or beanie options and of worked in the round from the bottom up. Two 2 hour sessions Skills learned: Fair Isle techniques for English, Continental, and Combination knitting alternating long tail cast on working on DPNs and circular needles working in the round with multiple colors striped ribbing in the round crown decreasing Fair Isle chart reading finishing techniques Materials: 170-192 yards 3 colors worsted weight depending on…

November 2017
$65

Intro to Fair Isle Cowl

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

Instructor: Tanis

An ideal first Fair Isle project, this cowl shows off gradients mixed with solids and is worked in the round. Two 2 hour classes Skills learned: Fair Isle techniques for English, Continental, and Combination knitting working in the round with multiple colors corrugated ribbing in the round Fair Isle chart reading finishing techniques German Twisted cast on   Materials: 127 yards worsted weight gradient and 160 yards solid. We recommend Freia Worsted. US 8 16” circ stitch markers tapestry needle…

$80

Fair Isle Mittens

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Instructor: Jillian

Expand your fair isle horizons with this three color mitten! Skills learned: fair isle chart reading stranded fair isle increasing in pattern decreasing for top of mitten picking up stitches for thumb finishing blocking fair isle Materials: 3 colors of DK weight yarn that contrast (approx. 150 yards of the main color, 80 yards of C1, and 80 yards of C2) US #3 (3.25 mm) double pointed needles or 32" circular needle for magic loop US #6 (4.0 mm) double…

$65

Lace Flower Fingerless Mitts

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Instructor: Jillian

Want to master knitting in the round? Interested in expanding your knitting horizons with lace knitting? Would you like to learn magic loop? Come learn how to make these lovely fingerless mitts! Skills learned: knitting in the round magic loop or DPN knitting lace finishing techniques Materials: 230 (275) yards of fingering weight yarn for 6.74" (8") circumference palm. We recommend De Rerum Natura Ulysse or BC Garn Semilla Fino. US#6 (4 mm) needle (either double pointed needles or 32"…

$40

Bind Offs

November 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Jennifer

Review and expand your repertoire of bind offs. One 2 hour class Skills learned: a variety of bind offs, including: Knitted, lace, Jenny's super stretchy bind off, picot, and a few others! situations when various bind offs should be used Materials: worsted weight yarn in at least two colors needles appropriate to yarn (suggested US#7 or US#8) locking stitch markers Homework: Please cast on 100 sts and work in stockinette stitch for 2". Do not bind off.

$80

Beaded and Lace Crochet Shawl

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 19, 2017

Instructor: VJ

Review the basics and increases, then take the plunge into some simple crochet lace and beading! Three 2 hour classes Skills learned: review on crochet stitches pattern reading increases and decreases lace Construction beading using a crochet hook Materials: 2 skeins of fingering weight (1 of each color for a two color version or 2 of one color) G hook 6/0 Beads size 12 (1mm) or 14 (.75mm) crochet hook Copy of the Majura pattern by Deanne Ramsay, available on…

$80

Beginner Socks from the Toe Up

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 19, 2017

Instructor: Holly

Learn to knit quick socks from the toe up with larger yarn and needles. Three two-hour classes Skills Learned: seamless toe cast on short rows turning a short row heel Materials: 200 yards worsted weight yarn such as one hank of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio Worsted or the Fiberists Audubon Worsted Basic Toe Up Socks pattern available from the shop 1 set of US #5 (3.75mm) double pointed needles stitch marker (optional) Socks from the Toe Up by Wendy Johnson

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