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August 2017
$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

Advanced Brioche

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Instructor: Barry

Join Barry as he takes you deeper into knitting 2 color brioche with strategically placed increases and decreases that he will help guide you into performing like a pro. Two 2 hour classes Skills learned: Increasing in brioche stitch Decreasing in brioche stitch Materials needed: 200 yards in each of two colors. We suggest Spincycle Independence and Manos del Uruguay Maxima. The pattern size is customizable, so double your yardage for a much larger piece. US#7 (4.5 mm) 24" circular…

$65

Advanced Brioche

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Instructor: Barry

Join Barry as he takes you deeper into knitting 2 color brioche with strategically placed increases and decreases that he will help guide you into performing like a pro. Two 2 hour classes Skills learned: Increasing in brioche stitch Decreasing in brioche stitch Materials needed: 200 yards in each of two colors. We suggest Spincycle Independence and Manos del Uruguay Maxima. The pattern size is customizable, so double your yardage for a much larger piece. US#7 (4.5 mm) 24" circular…

November 2017
$75

Garter Party: Garter Stitch Gone Wild (with Special Guest I-Cord!) with Franklin Habit

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Venue: The Lyceum - 201 S. Washington St. Poor, plain garter stitch. So often confined to the edge of the party, so seldom seen in anything but the same old blocks or stripes. But not today! Today, garter stitch breaks out into fully-fledged stranded color patterns, courtesy of an intriguing but little-known technique called garter jacquard. We’ll work charted garter jacquard patterns and also explore other fun techniques that play well with this fabric: I-cord edgings,…

$90

Magical Brioche with Olga Buraya-Kefelian

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Instructor: Olga

Join designer Olga Buraya-Kefelian to tackle the new Olgajazzy Shawl Pattern design featuring 2x2 Brioche rib technique (rare) and using unusual decrease and increase methods - all while working 2 color Brioche to produce a striking reversible graphic accessory! While creating this accessory you will learn numerous tips and tricks to help refine this particular knitting technique. Skills needed: knowledge of basic brioche Skills learned: How to work Brioche and Tuck techniques simultaneously in the same pattern flat and in…

$75

Garter Party: Garter Stitch Gone Wild (with Special Guest I-Cord!) with Franklin Habit

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Venue: The Lyceum - 201 S. Washington St. Poor, plain garter stitch. So often confined to the edge of the party, so seldom seen in anything but the same old blocks or stripes. But not today! Today, garter stitch breaks out into fully-fledged stranded color patterns, courtesy of an intriguing but little-known technique called garter jacquard. We’ll work charted garter jacquard patterns and also explore other fun techniques that play well with this fabric: I-cord edgings,…

$90

Magical Brioche with Olga Buraya-Kefelian

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Instructor: Olga

Join designer Olga Buraya-Kefelian to tackle the new Olgajazzy Shawl Pattern design featuring 2x2 Brioche rib technique (rare) and using unusual decrease and increase methods - all while working 2 color Brioche to produce a striking reversible graphic accessory! While creating this accessory you will learn numerous tips and tricks to help refine this particular knitting technique. Skills needed: knowledge of basic brioche Skills learned: How to work Brioche and Tuck techniques simultaneously in the same pattern flat and in…

$75

Carved in Wool: Bavarian Twisted Stitch with Franklin Habit

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue: The Lyceum - 201 S. Washington St The intriguing twisted stitch patterns (strickmuster) of Southern Germany and Austria are known in their native German as a signature of “Bäuerliches Stricken”–“Peasant Knitting”­–but their effect in knitted fabric is of unsurpassed richness. We will study and practice the twist maneuvers required of the technique, and also learn how to read the special charts in which the patterns have most often been recorded. Skills needed: Fluency in the basic techniques of knitting,…

$75

Knitting 2 Sided Cables with Norah Gaughan

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue: The Lloyd House - 220 N. Washington St Learn how to knit 2 different types of 2 sided cables with designer and cabling extraordinaire, Norah Gaughan. The first looks great on both sides because it is built of ribbing and the second has a different cable on each side. Knitting from a chart is a necessity in this class but you can learn as you go. Skills needed: The ability to knit and purl. Previous experience working cables and…

$75

Carved in Wool: Bavarian Twisted Stitch with Franklin Habit

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue: The Lyceum - 201 S. Washington St The intriguing twisted stitch patterns (strickmuster) of Southern Germany and Austria are known in their native German as a signature of “Bäuerliches Stricken”–“Peasant Knitting”­–but their effect in knitted fabric is of unsurpassed richness. We will study and practice the twist maneuvers required of the technique, and also learn how to read the special charts in which the patterns have most often been recorded. Skills needed: Fluency in the basic techniques of knitting,…

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