Special Techniques

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  • Adventures in Drum Carding

    Adventures in Drum Carding

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Henry and Roy Clemes

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm

    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 Thursday’s Exploring the Drum Carder class.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.There is a $45 materials fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Adventures in Short Rows

    Adventures in Short Rows

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Amy Snell

    Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Short rows add shape and dimension to knits. Learn several methods; Amy will explain their benefits and how to substitute one for another.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Cabling Without a Cable Needle

    Cabling Without a Cable Needle

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Lorilee Beltman

    Mar 2, 9:00am-12:00pm

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

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Center Out Knitting

    Center-Out Knitting

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Xandy Peters

    Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm

    This class is an overview of techniques and shaping used to create flat pieces from the center out.

     

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Rigid Heddle Technique Sampler

    Clasps, Clusters and Beads: A Collection of Rigid Heddle Techniques

    $200.00

    A virtual class with Deborah Jarchow

     

    Feb 11, 2:00-4:00pm
    Feb 12, 2:00-4:00pm
    Feb 18, 2:00-4:00pm
    Feb 19, 2:00-4:00pm CST

    Ready to add more color and texture to your rigid-heddle projects? Join Deborah for a few simple techniques to make intricate and colorful fabrics: clasped weft, clasped warp, Brooks Bouquet with beads, and beaded Leno Lace. You will make a sampler scarf and walk away with the skills to jazz up your future woven projects!

    $200.00
    Price includes 8 hours of class.
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  • Classic Argyle! and other Retro Sock Designs

    Classic Argyle and Other Retro Sock Designs

    $150.00

    A virtual class with Harry Wells.

    Feb 11, 10:00-12:00am;
    Feb 18, 10:00-12:00am;
    Feb 19, 10:00-12:00am CST

    Love those classic diamond shapes called Argyle, but mystified about how to accomplish them? Harry will show you the classic technique of knitting flat argyles, along with an almost invisible seaming method with no bulk.

     

    $150.00
    Cost includes 6 hours of class.
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  • Brioche Intarsia

    Color Blocked Brioche or Brioche Intarsia

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Xandy Peters

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Corespinning for Funk and Function

    Corespinning for Funk and Function

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Esther Rodgers

    Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. An optional materials fee of $45 will be collected during class.
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  • Crisscrossing the Rainbow: Color Cables

    Crisscrossing the Rainbow: Color Cables

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Harry Wells

    Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm

    One can spend a knitting life-time exploring the twists and turns that make up cable combinations. Now add color to that mix!

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Crocheted Fox Paws Pattern Stitch

    Crocheted Fox Paws

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Lily Chin

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm

    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.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Dorset Buttons - a traditional English craft

    Dorset Buttons – a Traditional English Craft

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Catherine Redford

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. There is a $5 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • DRAGONESS: A NEW METHOD OF KNITTING 3D DRAGON SCALES

    Dragoness: A New Method of Knitting 3D Dragon Scales

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Alexandria Davidoff

    Mar 4, 2:00-5:00pm

    Dive into the NEW and intricate technique of three-dimensional dragon scale knitting. It transforms a simple shawl into an almost mystical wrap — something you’d imagine on a mythological being!

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Elegant Steeks

    Elegant Steeks and Bands

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Janine Bajus

    Mar 2, 1:30-4:30pm

    Confused or anxious about cutting your knitting? We will explore three different methods for securely cutting steeks!

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Ergonomics at Your Spinning Wheel

    Ergonomics at Your Spinning Wheel

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Carson Demers

    Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Exceptional Edges: I-Cord All Around

    Exceptional Edges: I-Cord All Around

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Amy Snell

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm

    I-Cord makes a tidy and beautiful edge on any project — especially shawls, scarves, and more. Learn how to cast on and bind off with I-cord edging and how to knit I-cord selvedges as you go.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Floribundance: Crochet 3D Flowers

    Floribundance: Crochet 3D Flowers

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Alexandra Davidoff.

    Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Would you like to learn how to make crochet 3-D flowers and put them together for a stunning scarf, shawl, or throw? Even a single flower can make the perfect brooch, gift, or package tag! Join Alexandra and get started!

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Fractal Explosions from Prep to Ply

    Fractal Explosions from Prep to Ply

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Esther Rodgers

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm

    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.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. Optional $35 materials fee will be collected during class.
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  • Freeform alternative punching

    Freeform Alternative Punching

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Una Walker

    Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Jazz up your Punch Needle projects with “alternative” techniques and texture!

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. There is a $10 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Hack It! Transform a Simple Sewing Pattern Into Endless Variations

    Hack It! Transform a Simple Sewing Pattern Into Endless Variations

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Cal Patch

    Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm

    Learn how to take a simple pattern and adjust every design element to make different styles of garments.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 class hours. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Hand-Stitching 101 for Garments

    Hand-Stitching 101 for Garments

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Cal Patch

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Learn several ways to sew seams, finish necklines, and hem edges using just a needle and thread and your hands! Make clothes whenever and wherever you have a bit of time while creating moments of calm with your new hand-stitching practice.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • I'll Put a Hex on You! Hexagon Stitch and K1 Below Textures

    I’ll Put a Hex on You! Hexagon Stitch and Other K1B Textures

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Harry Wells

    Mar 3, 2:00-5:00pm

    Knitting in the stitch below can create patterns with textural or color interest—or both. We’ll learn the Knit 1 Below technique on a two-color check pattern then move on to the more complex Hexagon stitch.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Intro to Brioche Stitch

    Intro to Brioche Stitch

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Xandy Peters

    Mar 2, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Brioche fabric is known for being double-sided and extra squishy. The technique is easy once you learn the basics, but it can be difficult to get started on your own. Xandy introduces both the basics and the logic behind this notorious technique.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Intro to Hybrid Crochet (aka Tunisian Crochet)

    Intro to Hybrid Crochet (aka Tunisian Crochet)

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Kira Dulaney

    Mar 2, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Delve into a hybrid crochet technique which is easy for beginners and interesting even for experienced crocheters!

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Intro to Stacked Stitches

    Intro to Stacked Stitches

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Xandy Peters

    Mar 2, 1:30-4:30pm

    Learn the stacked-stitch technique and knit a swatch in the innovative technique behind the Fox Paw pattern.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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