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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 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 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.
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.
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.
Do pants tickle your fancy? Stitch a pair together in next to no time!
A virtual class with Sonya Philip
Aug 6, 5:00-7:00pm Aug 7, 5:00-7:00pm Aug 13, 5:00-7:00pm CDT
Do pants tickle your fancy? Stitch a pair together in next to no time! They are cool, comfortable, and so easy to make.
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.
An in-person class with Deborah Jarchow
Learn to make rya knots and soumak and to twine and loop. Discover how these tapestry techniques can enhance many of your woven textiles.
A virtual class with Sarah Peasley
Aug 6, 10:00am-12:00pm Aug 13, 10:00am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-4:00pmAug 14 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
Let Sarah help you knit and assemble a small sample sweater, step-by-step. Learn a complete process and valuable tips that will help you turn all your future knits into beautiful finished pieces that you’ll be proud to show off!
A virtual class with Karen Stevens
Sept 9, 10:00am-12:00pm & Sept 11, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
Hand stitch a small, fully lined, zippered notions pouch. It is perfect for holding all of your essentials — sewing, knitting, or . . .
A virtual class with Karen Stevens
Aug 6, 10:00am-12:00pm Aug 7, 10:00am-12:00pm Aug 13, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
Learn to hand stitch a simple drapey top with a flattering square neckline. This is the perfect beginner project that allows you to customize your fit and better understand how fabric choice can compliment a garment.
An in-person class with Phyllis Bell Miller
Say “Good-bye” to plain stockinette or simple crochet fabrics by learning how to substitute repeat patterns into your work!
All you need to get started with lace knitting is a yarnover and a couple of different ways to decrease. Join Lisa to learn to put them together and create lace.