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 01/17/22.
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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 01/17/22. 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 01/17/22.
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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 01/17/22.
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  • Bavarian Twisted Stitches

    Bavarian Twisted Stitches

    $100.00

    With André de Castro

    Jan 7, 1:00-3:00pm and Jan 8, 1:00-3:00pm CST

    In Austria and the Bavarian region of Germany, knitters are famous for making finely knit garments decorated with intricate patterns of traveling twisted stitches. Join André and see how to work them.

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

    $100.00
    Cost includes 4 hours of class.
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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 01/17/22. 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 01/17/22. There is a $28.95 kit fee which will be collected during class.
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  • Block Party

    Block Party!

    $50.00

    With Sarah Peasley

    Jan 7, 4:00-6:00pm CST

    How do you wash your knit or crocheted pieces? How confident are you in your blocking skills? Participate in an eye-opening demo and a practical discussion about options for laundering and blocking.

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

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Braid-o-Rama

    Braid-o-Rama

    $50.00

    With Ann Weaver

    Jan 9 10:00am-12:00pm CST

    Learn to work basic Latvian braids and try multiple variations using the technique.

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

    $50.00
    Cost includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Break Your Serger Out of the Box

    Break Your Serger Out of the Box

    $50.00

    With Jennifer Stern-Hasemann

    Jan 7, 10:00am–12:00pm CST

    New serger owners commonly say, “I’m afraid to take it out of the box.” others say, “I only use my serger to finish raw edges.” If this speaks to you, dust off your serger and join Jennifer as she shares a variety of techniques that do more than just finishing edges.

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

    $50.00
    Cost includes 2 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 01/17/22.
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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 01/17/22.
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  • Center Out Knitting

    Center-out Knitting

    $50.00

    With Xandy Peters

    Jan 8, 7:00-9:00pm CST

    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.

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

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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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 01/17/22.
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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 01/17/22.
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  • Corespinning for Funk and Function

    Corespinning for Funk and Function

    $50.00

    With Esther Rodgers

    Jan 7, 4:00-6:00pm CST

    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, tame it, or to stretch it as far as possible.

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

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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  • Crocheted Raglans From The Top Down

    Crocheted Raglans From The Top Down

    $100.00

    With Lily Chin

    Jan 7, 4:00-6:00pm and Jan 8, 4:00-6:00pm CST

    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 — everytime.

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

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class.
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  • Chicken Scratch on Gingham

    Depression Lace Embroidery

    $100.00

    With Linda Pietz

    Jan 7, 4:00-6:00pm and Jan 9, 4:00-6:00pm CST

    Depression Lace Embroidery AKA Chicken Scratch embroidery is a fun way to brighten gingham fabric for home accessories. Use the checks as the base for the different stitches and create a little nostalgia.

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

    $100.00
    Price includes 4 hours of class.
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  • Dimensional Embroidery Stitches

    $50.00

    With Catherine Redford

    Jan 7, 1:00-3:00pm CST

    Enjoy hand embroidery? Want to build your stitch vocabulary? Catherine’s sampler introduces her favorite dimensional stitches.

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

    $50.00
    Price includes 2 hours of class.
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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 01/17/22. 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 01/17/22.
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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 01/17/22.
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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 01/17/22.
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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 01/17/22.
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