Special Techniques

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  • Early Bird! A Beginner's Guide to Tunisian Crochet

    A Beginner’s Guide to Tunisian Crochet

    $80.00

    With Toni Lipsey

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

    Learn the ins and outs of Tunisian crochet in this beginner-level workshop. Practice this new technique and walk out of class with your first finished project.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! Adventures in Drum Carding

    Adventures in Drum Carding

    $150.00

    With Henry and Roy Clemes

    Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm

    Join us on an adventure as we help you take your drum carding game to the next level.

    $150.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21. There is a $50 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Alter Your Ready-to-Wear - Pants Edition

    Alter Your Ready-to-Wear – Pants and Jeans Edition

    $80.00

    With Jennifer Stern

    Mar 6, 1:30-4:30pm

    You can save money by learning how to alter your own pants! Gather your slacks, pants, and jeans that may need a little TLC, and join Jenn as she guides you through the process.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 class hours. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! Alter Your Ready-to-Wear: Tops & Dresses Edition

    Alter Your Ready-to-Wear: Tops & Dresses Edition

    $80.00

    With Jennifer Stern

    Mar 6, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Sometimes a blouse, shirt, or dress would look and fit better with a small alteration. That doesn’t require a tailor; with just a little guidance, you can get it done.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! Beads in a Cast-on! 3 Techniques

    Beads in a Cast-on! 3 Techniques

    $80.00

    With Jean Elizabeth Glass

    Mar 3, 1:30-4:30pm

    Come learn an exciting new way to put beads in your knitting — on your cast-on! It’s fun, easy, and it looks fabulous! #BetterWithBeads

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21. There is a $29.99 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Beautiful Beaded Bind-offs - a techniques class

    Beautiful Beaded Bind-offs

    $80.00

    With Jean Elizabeth Glass

    Mar 4, 2:00-5:00pm

    There are so many ways to cast-off and so many ways to put beads in them! These are perfect when you reach the end of your project and need to add a little sparkle.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21. There is a $28.95 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Blackwork Artist Tool Roll-up

    Blackwork Artist Tool Roll-up

    $150.00

    With Linda Pietz

    Nov 6, 5:00-7:00pm CDT
    Nov 7, 5:00-7:00pm CST
    Nov 13, 5:00-7:00pm CST

    Create a handy roll-up to hold your pens, pencils, and markers as you learn nine blackwork filling stitches.

    Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.

    $150.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class.
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  • Boob Camp (Sleepaway version): Bust

    Boob Camp (Sleepover version): Bust Darts for Every Body

    $200.00

    With Kim McBrien Evans

    Nov 6, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT,
    Nov 7, 10:00am-12:00pm CST,
    Nov 13 10:00am-12:00pm CST,
    Nov 14, 10:00am-12:00pm CST

    Sweaters look best when they fit our shoulders — and accommodate our chests. Learn life-changing techniques for those of us with larger chests: to choose a size, plan, and knit both vertical and horizontal bust darts for YOUR chest.

    Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.

    $200.00
    Price includes 8 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Brioche Intarsia

    Brioche Intarsia

    $80.00

    With Xandy Peters

    Mar 5, 2:00-5:00pm

    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.

    Explore intarsia timestechniques 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.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! Center Out Knitting

    Center-out Knitting

    $80.00

    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.

     

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! Classic Argyle! and other Retro Sock Designs

    Classic Argyle and Other Retro Sock Designs

    $150.00

    With Harry Wells.

    Mar 3, 1:30-4:30pm & Mar 4, 2:00-5:00pm

    Love those classic diamond shapes called Argyle, but are you mystified about how to accomplish them? Harry will show you the classic technique, with tips and tricks, of knitting flat argyles, along with a method that makes the seaming nearly invisible without being bulky.

    $150.00
    Cost includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Colorwork Knitting in Portuguese Style

    Colorwork Knitting in Portuguese Style

    $200.00

    With André de Castro

    Nov 6, 10:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-4:00pm CDT,
    Nov 7, 10:00am-12:00pm CST,
    Nov 14, 2:00-4:00pm CST

    Give your hands a break! Learn how to knit with more than one color at a time in the efficient and easy Portuguese Style. Join André and get started on a lovely cowl as you learn.

    Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.

    $200.00
    Price includes 8 hours of class.
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  • Early Bird! Corespinning for Funk and Function

    Corespinning for Funk and Function

    $80.00

    With Esther Rodgers

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

    Corespinning is a wonderfully versatile technique. It allows you to create an extremely textured, bulky yarn or the ultimate smooth, drapey yarn — 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.

    Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! Dorset Buttons - a traditional English craft

    Dorset Buttons – a Traditional English Craft

    $80.00

    With Catherine Redford

    Mar 5, 2:00-5:00pm

    Dorset button making.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21. There is a $4 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Double Up Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom

    Double Up Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom

    $275.00

    With Deborah Jarchow

    Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm AND Mar 6, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm

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

    $275.00
    Price includes 12 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! Ergonomics at Your Spinning Wheel

    Ergonomics at Your Spinning Wheel

    $80.00

    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.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! Essential cast-ons and bind-offs

    Essential Cast-ons and Bind-offs

    $80.00

    With Afifa Sayeed

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

    Learn 8 essential cast-on and bind-off techniques, step-by-step, and when to use each one.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! Exploring Tunisian Crochet Stitches

    Exploring Tunisian Crochet Stitches

    $80.00

    With Toni Lipsey

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

    Take your Tunisian crochet skills to the next level. Learn 6 brand new stitches and turn that practice into a beautiful sampler afghan.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! Fractal Explosions from Prep to Ply

    Fractal Explosions from Prep to Ply

    $150.00

    With Esther Rodgers

    Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm & Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Want to play with stripes and color? This is a great class for all sorts of spinners: from Spindle and Wheels Spinners, to ultra-textured art-yarn spinners, and traditional lace-weight spinners! Explore the structure of the fractal ply in this hands-on class: from the traditional 2-ply fractal using a hand-dyed top to crepe and cable fractal plying with colorways you create.

    $150.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21. An optional $35 materials fee will be collected during class.
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  • Free Motion Quilting - Yes You can!

    Free Motion Quilting – Yes You can!

    $150.00

    With Catherine Redford

    Nov 6, 2:00-4:00pm CDT,
    Nov 7, 2:00-4:00pm CST,
    Nov 13, 2:00-4:00pm CST

    Free-motion quilting — Catherine starts you at the very beginning. With the right tips and tricks and a bit of practice, you really will be able to enjoy free-motion quilting!

    Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.

    $150.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. A kit is required for this class; the $38 kit fee will be added to your order.
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  • Early Bird! Freeform alternative punching

    Freeform Alternative Punching

    $80.00

    With Una Walker

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

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

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21. There is a $10 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Fun Beaded Gloves

    Fun Beaded Gloves

    $80.00

    With Jean Elizabeth Glass

    Mar 6, 9:00am-12:00pm

    Learn to knit with beads and create these easy Fun Beaded Gloves at the same time! #BetterWithBeads

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21. A $30.00 kit fee will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Hand-Stitching 101 for Garments

    Hand Stitching 101 for Garments

    $80.00

    With Cal Patch

    Mar 6, 9:00am-12:00pm

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

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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  • Early Bird! I'll Put a Hex on You! Hexagon Stitch and K1 Below Textures

    I’ll Put a Hex on You! Hexagon Stitch and K1 Below Textures

    $80.00

    With Harry Wells

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

    Knitting in the stitch below can create stitch patterns with textural or color interest—or both. We’ll learn the K1 Below technique on a two-color check pattern, overview other textures, and then move on to the more complex Hexagon stitch.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/17/21.
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