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April 2017

Blue Sky Fibers Organic Cotton Trunk Show

April 1 - April 30
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Spring has sprung - it's time to knit with cotton! Join us during April to see a collection of garments and accessories from Blue Sky Fibers all knit in one of our favorite yarns, quick-knitting worsted weight Organic Cotton. These make great layering pieces with your summer dresses or over a tank & jeans - and all the patterns are beginner friendly! Stop in and cast on your favorite! Read: Why Organic Cotton Yarn Matters  

$40

Intarsia Crash Course

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor: Jennifer

Intarsia is a way of working colorwork without having to carry strands in the back of your knitting.  Learn how to work this cute zippered intarsia pouch - perfect for needles and notions! Skills learned: intarsia reading an intarsia knitting pattern wrap and turn Materials: 37 yards of each of 3 colors worsted weight 100% wool (superwash will not felt) US#10.5 (6.5mm) needles Tapestry needle, button, zipper optional (called for in pattern, not used in class). Copy of Totally pattern…

$90

Versatile Cardigan Class

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until April 22, 2017

Instructor: Jillian

Learn to make a seamed cardigan - the perfect layering piece for spring! Four 2 hour sessions Skills Learned: Measuring Gauge Reading a Chart Seaming a Garment Materials: 870 (950, 1035, 1110, 1200, 1300) yards of worsted weight wool yarn for 32½ (36, 39½, 43, 46½, 50)" circumference at bust. US#7 (4.5 mm) 24 or 32" circular needle US#7 (4.5 mm) 16" circular needles US#7 (4.5 mm) double pointed needles US#5 (3.75 mm) 24 or 32" circular needles US#4 (3.5…

$80

Introduction to Sweaters

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 15, 2017

Instructor: Jillian

Learn top down raglan construction on a smaller scale with baby sweaters! Select either a cardigan or pullover (dress) from two equally adorable options. Three 2-hour classes. Skills Learned: Decipher sweater pattern instructions Working in the round Finishing techniques Increasing and decreasing Creating raglan sleeves Materials: Copy of one of the following patterns, available at the shop: Autumn Frock or Cradle Cardigan Yarn and needles appropriate for your pattern: Autumn Frock: 402-670 yards of worsted weight yarn. We recommend Rowan…

$50

Darn Those Knits

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Jennifer

Learn how to repair your well-loved knits. One 3-hour class Skills learned: darning by making patches darning by using duplicate stitch darning by knitting a patch and grafting darning by needle felting using darning egg preventing problems Materials: approx 30 yrds of different weight yarns – sockweight, dk and worsted corresponding needles to yarn you’ve brought darning needle darning egg pencil or pen swatches (at least 3) Homework: Make and bring 3 swatches in stockinette (at least 3” x 3”…

$40

Child or Adult Private Lesson with Jillian

April 1 @ 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…

$40

Child or Adult Private Lesson with Jillian

April 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 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…

$40

Private lesson with Jennifer

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Jennifer

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: Jennifer You can work on the following with Jennifer: Slip Stitch colorwork Helix Knitting or Crochet Reading a pattern or charts in knitting or crochet Hairpin lace crochet Tunisian Crochet Broomstick Crochet Irish Crochet Increasing and Decreasing…

$40

Private lesson with Jennifer

April 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Instructor: Jennifer

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: Jennifer You can work on the following with Jennifer: Slip Stitch colorwork Helix Knitting or Crochet Reading a pattern or charts in knitting or crochet Hairpin lace crochet Tunisian Crochet Broomstick Crochet Irish Crochet Increasing and Decreasing…

$65

Spinning 101

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 9, 2017

Instructor: Artemis

Learn to spin yarn on a drop spindle. Find out why hand spun yarn is so special and learn how to make your own yarn! Within two weeks you will be spinning and plying your own yarn on an ancient, yet portable form of spinning tool - the drop spindle. You will learn to make yarn suitable for knitting, crochet, weaving, or any fiber craft. Two two-hour classes Skills Learned: drafting plying finishing the yarn fibres and their properties Materials:…

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