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An in-person class with Henry and Roy Clemes
Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm PST
Join Henry and Roy on an adventure as they help you take your drum carding game to the next level. This is the companion to Friday’s Exploring the Drum Carder class. De-mystify the drum carders you learn hands-on about semi-worsted and woolen batts. Learn different techniques to create an art batt, how to prepare batts for spinning sock yarn, and how to add silk or bamboo into woolen batts.
A virtual class with Amy Snell
Sept 9, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
Short rows allow us to create shaping and dimensionality in our knitting. They give us the ability to turn sock heels, raise the back neck of a sweater, or allow for extra length in the bust area of a sweater.
An in-person class with Sonya Philip
Nov 10, 1:30-4:30pm PST
Make bias tape without stress! Easy step-by-step instructions for understanding this “tricky” but oh-so-rewarding finishing technique.
An in-person class with Cal Patch
Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm PST
We’ll begin by drafting the basic pattern to your measurements, then cut + sew a quick muslin (fit sample) to check fit, and tweak the pattern if necessary. Next you’ll either continue by turning your sample into a *wearable muslin*, or cut a new one, perhaps adding extra seams or pockets.
An in-person class with Xandy Peters
Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST
Explore intarsia techniques in brioche stitch; it’s easier than intarsia in stockinette or garter stitch! Learn how to add color to a brioche stitch pattern and how shaping and stitch motifs affect the colorwork.
A virtual class With Xandy Peters
Sunday, September 11 10:00am-12:00pm
An in-person class with Kennita Tully
Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm PST
Playing with color in weaving offers vast possibilities, even with a limited palette! Learn how to make the most of what you have.
An in-person class with Yoriko Oki
Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm PST
Join weaver, dyer, and colorist Yoriko Oki and focus on the special challenge (and opportunity) that combining colors in warp and weft yarns provides.
An in-person class with Jill Bigelow-Suttell
Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm PST
Are you ready to make a statement in your knitting by mixing color patterns with color patches within a stockinette fabric. Combining Fair Isle and Intarsia isn’t difficult when you know how.
An in-person class with Laura Bellows
Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm PST
Let’s start with an idea! We wear clothes – including knitwear — that create visual compositions that can lead the eye of a viewer. From this perspective, every time you wear a shawl, you have a design opportunity! It should be comfortable and stable, display the knitting, and make you look great in exactly the way you want.
An in-person class with Lorilee Beltman
Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm PST
Continental knitting for new and experienced knitters alike.
An in-person class with Esther Rodgers
Nov 11, 2:00-5:00pm PST
Corespinning is a wonderfully versatile technique. It allows you to create an extremely textured, bulky yarn or the ultimate smooth yarn with drape — and everything in between! It’s perfect for those who love to spin unprocessed fiber, to keep the texture of the fiber or tame it, or to stretch a luxury fiber.
An in-person class with Lisa Myers
Every knitter should own a crochet hook — and know how to use it! From fixing dropped stitches to assembly, embellishment, and weaving in ends, there are so many ways that simple crochet techniques can improve your knitting.
An in-person class with Lily Chin
This pattern designed by Xandy Peters is an intriguing knit with multiple increases and decreases worked across select rows — now it can be worked in crochet! Lily shows you how.
A virtual class with Florencia Campos Correa.
Sept 10, 2:00–4:00pm CDT
Once you know the basics of weaving with 4×4″ pin looms, it is time to learn how to design your own blocks. Florencia will walk you through a fun and practical way to plan your patterns.
An in-person class with Franklin Habit
Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm PST
Fascinated with MC Escher’s work? Franklin introduces the fundamental concepts of tessellation: the creation of repeating patterns as you learn to design and chart your own interlocking motifs.
There are many ways to draft a pattern. Draping is one approach that is never talked about nor covered in knit design classes.
Lily will show you how to do it, on a live class volunteer!
A virtual class with Sarah Peasley.
Sept 11, 5:00–7:00pm CDT
You know there will always be a dropped stitch somewhere. Or two. Or three.
Limited pre-class work required.
A virtual class with Jennifer Stern
Sept 9, 2:00–4:00pm & Sept 10 2:00–4:00pm CDT
Sew a raglan sleeve top from knit fabric. If you are not a fan of sewing a sleeve into an armhole, this is the perfect project for you! Instead of fitting a sleeve cap into a round armhole, the raglan sleeve has gently curved seams that fit together easily and are a breeze to sew.
With Amy Snell
I-Cord makes a tidy and beautiful edging for shawls, scarves, and more. Learn how to cast on and bind off an integrated I-cord edging and also how to knit I-cord selvedges onto the sides of your project as you go.
An in-person class with Janine Bajus
Want to explore Fair Isle design, but you’re hesitant about starting from scratch? Janine Bajus’ tam workshop will get you going. Work with an 8-color kit of tested shades to knit value sequences, arrange bands of motifs, and plan your tam.
Do pants tickle your fancy? Stitch a pair together in next to no time! Learn how to select fabric, cut, lay out, assemble, and insert an elastic waistband.
A virtual class with Linda Pietz
Sept 9, 5:00–7:00pm & Sept 10, 5:00–7:00pm CDT
Bargello is a type of embroidery consisting of flat stitches aligned and laid in a pattern — most common is a flame stitch. With the use of Aida cloth and threads in a range of values of different colors, you can learn how to work a four-way bargello design.
Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm & Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm PST
Want to play with stripes and color? This hands-on class is for all spinners: both spindle and wheel spinners, from ultra-textured art-yarn spinners to traditional lace-weight spinners! Explore the structure of the fractal ply, both with a braid of hand-dyed top and with colorways you create.