Title: Smart Beginning, Sweet Endings Level: Beginner
Instructor: Linda Voss Plummer
Description: Choosing the right cast-on or bind-off, weather stable, stretchy, decorative, can set your knitting apart and enhance its intended function. Learn a variety of each and how to choose the right one for your project. In this class we shall consider both function and design. Add these to your repertoire.
Materials Needed: Bring with you several ounces of either sport or worsted, smooth yarn; needles appropriate for yarn, crochet hook to match, knitting tool kit, darning needle scissors, etc.
Title: Continental Knitting for Throwers (English Style) & Crocheters Level: All Levels
Instructor: Miki Tracey
(Optional: 1 or more bracelet style charm & 1 (3/4" or 1") button with shank - can buy in class)
Fee: Necklace Pattern - $1.99
|Title: Crochet on the EDGE Level: Beginner|
Instructor: Angela Tracey
Description: Participants will be learning how to crochet a five different patterns for edgings that can be used to embellish your knitted projects.
Materials Needed: Size E and H crochet hook, normal tools used for knitting
Homework: Participants need to knit ahead of time (5) 5" swatches of DK or worsted yarn, you will need extra yarn of the same used for swatches to make edges.
Title: Double Knitting OR Reversible Knitting Level: Intermediate
Skills Needed: Knitter needs to be able to cast on and read knitting instructions from a chart.
Materials Needed: Worsted weight yarn, one skein each of two complementary or contrasting yarns, solids m'ay work better for this first project; comparable needles (usually sizes 6 to 8) needles can be either circular or straight, knitter’s preference; yarn needle; scissors.
Title: Knitting Tech Support Level: All Levels
Materials Needed: Bring yarn, needles appropriate for yarn, crochet hook, darning needle, smooth wast yarn, locking stitch marker.
Title: Knitting with Wire Level: All Levels
Fee: Bracelet Kit - $12.00
|Title: Let's Do the TWIST! It's a SPIN STITCH Scarf and Wrap! Level: Beginning|
Instructor: Erin Kosich
Description: Learn to make a lovely, lightweight scarf using this traditional Estonian Stitch. Create a lace-like design by "twisting" clusters of your stitches 180 degrees! Twist along the edge of the scarf create deep, three-dimensional scallops -- LOVELY and fun!
Materials Needed: Size 8 straight or circular needles, double pointed needles size 5 or 6 and stitch markers.
Material Fee: $15 for one ball of of lace-weight mohair (enough to make a scarf)!
|Title: The Long & Short of It Level: All Levels|
Instructor: Linda Voss Plummer
Description: Whether using commercial yarn or yarn from indie dyers, variegated yarn can bring great satisfaction or cause disappointment and frustration. Learn to use both long and short color repeats to their advantage. Make them enhance your knitting rather than cause a bad surprise. We will knit a sampler with several examples for each type of yarn.
Materials Needed: Bring your knitting tool kit and needles appropriate for Sport or DK weight yarn.
Material Fee: $4.00 for handouts, $12 for supplies of long and short color repeat yarn.
Title: Mosaic Knitting Level: All Levels
If you have questions you can EMAIL questions to me .
Sample 1: With light-colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles CO 15 sts. Work *K1, P1* rib for 1 inch. Next Row (WS): Purl across. Slip sts onto holder/waste yarn. Do not cut yarn!
Sample 2: With light -colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles, CO 23 sts. Work *K1, P1* rib for 1 Inch. Next Row (WS): Knit across. Slip sts onto holder/waste yarn. Do not cut yarn!
Sample 3: With light-colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles, CO 27 sts. Work *K1, P1* rib for 1 Inch. Next Row (WS): Purl across. Slip sts onto holder/waste yarn. Do not cut yarn!
Sample 4: With light-colored worsted weight yarn and size 8 needles, CO 27 sts. Work *K1, P1* rib for 1 inch. Next Row (WS): Knit across. Slip sts onto holder/waste yarn. Do Not cut yarn!
|Title: Wire Shawl Pin Level: |
Instructor: Coralee Wenzel
Title: Needle Felting OWLS Level: All Levels:
Title: Thrummed Newfoundland Mittens Level: Intermediate
Description: Newfoundland thrummed mittens are some of the world’s warmest mittens. This class will teach you the history of thrumming, how to use roving to make thrums, and then how to insert the thrum stitch into the mittens as we knit. The mitten are knit flat to make it easier to create the thrum stitch and then sewn together. This will create some of the warmest, most waterproof mittens we can knit . Participant will need to be able to do rib stitch for cuff and follow written directions for hand of mitten, directions for thumbs will be written out. We will be learning to make thrums and incorporate them in the stockinette stitches of the mittens.
Materials Needed: Worsted weight yarn, one skein; comparable needles (usually sizes 6 to 8) needles can be either circular or straight, knitter’s preference; yarn needle; scissors.
|Morning Classes - 8:30-11:30||Afternoon Classes - 1:45-4:45|
|Smart Beginnings, Sweet Endings|| The Long and Short of It|
|Continental Knitting for Throwers & Crocheters||Continental Knitting for Throwers & Crocheters|
|Crochet on the EDGE||Crochet on the EDGE|
|Double Knitting or Reversible Knitting|| Thrummed Newfoundland Mittens|
| Knitting Tech Support||Mosaic Knitting|
|Knitting with Wire|| Knitting with Wire|
|Let's Do the TWIST! It's a SPIN STITCH Scarf and Wrap|| Let's Do the TWIST! It's a SPIN STITCH Scarf and Wrap|
|Needle Felting Owls||Needle Felting Owls|
|Wire Shawl Pin||Wire Shawl Pin|
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For Class Descriptions
Skill Levels: Knitting
Beginner: Can knit, purl, cast on and cast off.
Intermediate: Beginner level skills plus increase, decrease, and follow simple patterns.
Advanced: Intermediate level skills plus yarn over
patterns, cables, ribbing, comfortable with pattern interpretation.
All levels: This class is of interest regardless of knitting skill level.
: Where friends unwind and yarn unravels
CONFERENCE Knitting * Crochet * Weaving * Felting CONFERENCE
Skill Levels: Crochet
Beginner: Can chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet and double crochet.
Intermediate: Beginner level skills plus treble crochet, fan stitch and bobble stitch. There may be minimal shaping using increases and decreases. You should be able to change colors and attach a new ball of yarn.
Advanced: Stitch combinations are more complex and introduce new techniques (like cables, entralac and hairpin lace). You should have consistent tension and stitch size. Knowing intricate edging and trims is common at this level.