Skill-building Basics

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  • Early Bird! Adventures in Short Rows

    Adventures in Short Rows

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Amy Snell

    Nov 10, 1:30-4:30pm PST

    Learn different methods to work short rows. Amy will share the benefits of each, and how to substitute and replace one type for another.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Adventures in Short Rows

    Adventures in Short Rows

    $50.00

    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.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Bag making with Granny Squares

    Bag Making with Granny Squares

    $100.00

    A virtual class with Ramalakshmi Pasumarthy

    Sept 10, 10:00am-12:00pm &
    Sept 11, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT

    Crochet Granny Squares are so versatile! They can be used to create many projects. Learn the construction process of joining them into this very useful bag.

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 class hours.
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  • Basic Double Knitting Immersion

    Basic Double Knitting Immersion

    $150.00

    A virtual class with Jill Bigelow Suttell

    Aug 7, 2:00-4:00pm
    Aug 13, 2:00-4:00pm
    Aug 14, 2:00-4:00pm CDT

    Join Jill and learn the skills needed to make two-color Double Knit projects both flat and in the round. You will start simply with the rules, and finish with the techniques necessary to complete the hat pattern from class. When you are coached along the way, it’s fun and easy!

    $150.00
    Cost includes 6 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Bold Hand Stitching as Your Quilting Line

    Bold Hand Stitching as Your Quilting Line

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Nov 10, 1:30-4:30pm PST

    Bold hand stitching finishes your quilts with big stitches and big style! Learn the basics plus Catherine’s tips and ideas for success.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. There is a $20 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Cabling Without a Cable Needle

    Cabling Without a Cable Needle

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Lorilee Beltman

    Nov 10, 1:30-4:30pm PST

    Ditch the cable needle and work your cable crosses without one. We’ll start with small cables and work our way up.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22
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  • Center Out Knitting

    Center-Out Knitting

    $50.00

    A virtual class with Xandy Peters

    Sept 9, 5:00–7:00pm CDT

    This class focuses on shapes and projects that radiate out from a central cast-on. Special cast-on methods, shaping options, and approaches to knitting circularly are introduced.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Color Blending in Weaving

    Color Blending in Tapestry Weaving

    $80.00

    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.

    $80.00
    Cost includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. A $25 kit fee will be collected in class.
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  • Early Bird! Continental Knitting-- Pick Your Knits and Purls

    Continental Knitting: Pick Your Knits and Purls

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Lorilee Beltman

    Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Continental knitting for new and experienced knitters alike.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird pricing ends August 17, 2022.
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  • Early Bird! Crocheted Fox Paws Pattern Stitch

    Crocheted Fox Paws

    $150.00

    An in-person class with Lily Chin

    Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm PST

    The intricate looking Fox Paws pattern designed by Xandy Peters is such an intriguing knit. It is an impressive exercise of multiple increases and decreases worked on knitting needles — and now it can be crocheted.

    $150.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird pricing ends August 17, 2022.
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  • Crocheted Fox Paws

    Crocheted Fox Paws

    $100.00

    An virtual class with Lily Chin

    Sept 9, 10:00am-12:00pm &
    Sept 10, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT

    The intricate-looking Fox Paws pattern designed by Xandy Peters is such an intriguing knit — and now it can be crocheted! Although worked one-color per row, multiple increases and decreases send those rows down unexpected paths.

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class.
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  • Crocheted Raglans From The Top Down

    Crocheted Raglans From The Top Down

    $100.00

    A virtual class with Lily Chin

    Sept 10, 2:00–4:00pm
    Sept 11, 2:00–4:00pm CDT

    Crochet a top-down Raglan seamlessly and explore the benefits of a one-piece project. The try-on-as-you-go approach ensures a good fit — every time.

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Design by Numbers: Using Proportion to Improve Every Aspect of Your Designs

    Design by Numbers: Using Proportion to Improve Every Aspect of Your Designs

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Phyllis Bell Miller

    Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Use proportion to improve every aspect of your projects — whether they were designed by you or someone else. Learn numerous, easy ways to apply The Golden Mean, Fibonacci Numbers, and Goethe’s Color Ratios so you can transform your projects into works of art.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Design Your Own 4X4"Pin Loom Patterns

    Design Your Own 4X4″ Pin Loom Patterns

    $50.00

    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.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Dimensional Embroidery Kit

    Dimensional Embroidery Stitches

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Are you ready to add some more advanced dimensional stitches to your embroidery vocabulary? Dimensional embroidery stitches add texture and color to your work. for the hand-stitcher with some experience.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. There is a $34 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Dorset Buttons - a traditional English craft

    Dorset Buttons – a Traditional English Craft

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Dating back to the late sixteenth century, Dorset buttons are a great way to embellish your quilting project and knitwear. This basic introduction to Dorset Button making uses plastic rings and yarn or embroidery thread.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. There is a $4 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Dorset Feather Stitchery needle case

    Dorset Feather Stitchery Needle Case

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Nov 13, 1:30-4:30pm PST

    Learn the 4 basic traditional stitches of Dorset Feather Stitchery while making a decorative and useful needle case.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. There is a $30.00 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Double Knit in Color

    Double Knit in Color

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Jill Bigelow Suttell

    Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Learn basic double knitting techniques and start this cozy DK hat.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Early Bird! Double Up Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom

    Double Up Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom

    $275.00

    An in-person class with Deborah Jarchow

    Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm; Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm PST

    Over the 12 hours of class, you’ll learn to weave with 2 heddles, weaving fabric that is twice the width of your loom, or making double layers in your cloth (think pockets!).

    $275.00
    Price includes 12 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Draping a Pattern

    Draping a Pattern

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Lily Chin

    Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    There are many ways to draft an original pattern. Draping is one approach that is never talked about nor covered in knit design classes.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird pricing ends August 17, 2022.
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  • Dropped Stitches: Planned and Unplanned

    Dropped Stitches: Planned and Unplanned

    $50.00

    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.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Easy Fit & Sew Raglan Sleeve Top

    Easy Fit & Sew Raglan Sleeve Top

    $100.00

    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.

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Ergonomics at Your Spinning Wheel

    Ergonomics at Your Spinning Wheel

    $80.00

    An in-person class with Carson Demers

    Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST

    Learn simple strategies to make spinning more comfortable, productive, and efficient. Learn optimal ways to draft both worsted and woolen, and how to sit “ergonomically” at a wheel for maximum comfort and optimal wheel performance.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22
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  • Exceptional Edges: I-Cord Cast-On, Edging and Bind-Off

    Exceptional Edges: I-Cord All Around

    $50.00

    With Amy Snell

    Sept 11, 5:00–7:00pm CDT

    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.

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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