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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 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.
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.
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!
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.
An in-person class with Cecelia Campochiaro
Nov 12, 2:00-5:00pm PST
Sequence Knitting is just like it sounds: Knit a sequence of stitches repeatedly using some kind of rule, and a textured fabric happens. Discover how to use 1-row patterns and infinitely variable sequences to create beautiful, reversible, textured fabrics.
An in-person class with Jill Bigelow Suttell
Nov 12, 2:00-3:30pm PST
Learn how to knit both right to left AND left to right, then learn when it matters.
An in-person class with Harry Wells
Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST
Cables make some of the most stunning visual effects in knitting. You’ll have people marveling that you can do such amazing work! By learning the basic cable crosses and traveling stitches, you will be able to create honeycomb, braiding, Celtic knots, and more.
Nov 11, 2:00-3:30pm PST
Learn Mitered-Square basics!
Sept 11, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT
If you find the Kitchener stitch intimidating or difficult to remember, never fear! There are other ways to close off or graft your knits.
Nov 13, 1:30-4:30pm PST
Learn to read your knitting and become a more confident, informed knitter.
There are many beautiful knitting designs that call for 2 strands of yarn worked together — fingering-weight and lace-weight mohair. How do you choose those 2 colors?
A virtual class with Heather Storta
Sept 10, 5:00–7:00pm CDT
You have come up with an original design and knit it. Now you need to write the pattern. Heather shows you how to get started with the very basics of writing knitting patterns.