Special Techniques

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  • Addictive Argyle!: Hat Project

    Addictive Argyle!: Hat Project

    $90.00

    An in-person class with with Harry Wells

    Nov 11, 2:00-5:00pm PST

    Argyle is vintage modern! Learn the classic way of knitting Argyle — flat with multiple strands or bobbins — and a nifty flat-seam technique.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Early Bird! Adventures in Drum Carding

    Adventures in Drum Carding

    $150.00

    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.

    $150.00
    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

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

    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 08/17/22.
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  • Early Bird! Adventures in Short Rows

    Adventures in Short Rows

    $80.00

    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.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Baltic Fringes

    Baltic Fringes

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Beth Brown-Reinsel

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

    Learn about and knit different types of fringes used on mittens and gloves in the Baltic countries. We’ll work in-the-round on a sampler to practice the four types you can incorporate into your own projects.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22
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  • Bargello Revival Sampler

    Bargello Revival Sampler

    $200.00

    A virtual class with Linda Pietz

    Oct 8, 10:00am-12:00pm; Oct 9, 10:00am-12:00pm: Oct 15, 10:00am-12:00pm and Oct 16, 10:00am-12:00pm CDT

    Students will learn how to work twelve different Bargello stitches and variations of those stitches.

    $200.00
    Price includes 8 hours of class.
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  • Boxy Tee/Drapy Tunic

    Boxy Tee/Drapy Tunic

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Cal Patch

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

    We begin by drafting the basic pattern to your measurements, then cut + sew a quick muslin (sample) to check the fit and make tweaks. Next turn your sample into a “wearable muslin” or cut a new one — perhaps adding “pockets”

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Brioche Intarsia

    Brioche Intarsia

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Xandy Peters

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

    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 08/17/22.
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  • Early Bird! Brioche Intarsia

    Brioche Intarsia

    $80.00

    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.

    $80.00
    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

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22
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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

    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.

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Early Bird! Center Out Knitting

    Center-Out Knitting

    $80.00

    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.

     

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Color Blending in Weaving

    Color Blending in Tapestry Weaving

    $90.00

    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.

    $90.00
    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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  • Corespinning for Funk and Function

    Corespinning for Funk and Function

    $90.00

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. An optional materials fee of $45 will be collected during class.
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  • Early Bird! Corespinning for Funk and Function

    Corespinning for Funk and Function

    $80.00

    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.

    $80.00
    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

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

    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 pricing ends 8/17/22.
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  • Early Bird! Crisscrossing the Rainbow: Color Cables

    Crisscrossing the Rainbow: Color Cables

    $80.00

    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!

    $80.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22.
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  • Crochet for Knitters

    Crochet for Knitters

    $90.00

    An in-person class with Lisa Myers

    Nov 11, 2:00-5:00pm PST

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 class hours. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Crocheted Fox Paws Pattern Stitch

    Crocheted Fox Paws

    $170.00

    An in-person class with Lily Chin

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

    This pattern designed by Xandy Peters is an intriguing knit with multiple increases and decreases worked across select rows — now it can be worked in crochet! Lily shows you how.

    $170.00
    Price includes 6 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

    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.

    $150.00
    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

    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.

    $90.00
    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 Buttons - a traditional English craft

    Dorset Buttons – a Traditional English Craft

    $80.00

    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.

    $80.00
    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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  • Double Knit in Color

    Double Knit in Color

    $90.00

    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.

    $90.00
    Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22.
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  • Double Up Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom

    Double Up Heddles on the Rigid Heddle Loom

    $320.00

    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!).

    $320.00
    Price includes 12 hours of class.
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