Carson Demers

By day, Carson is a physical therapist who runs an ergonomics program for a San Francisco Bay Area medical center. Every other moment, he’s knitting, spinning, designing, teaching, writing, or otherwise up to some fiber fun with a watchful eye toward ergonomics. His passion and experience in fiber arts combine with his expertise in physical therapy and ergonomics to create a unique skill set that he eagerly shares with the fiber community at local yarn shops, guilds, and major knitting events across the country. He is a regular contributor to Ply magazine. His aim is to keep us all creating healthfully and comfortably ever after.

Classes

Applying Ergonomics to Your Knitting

Applying Ergonomics to Your Knitting

With Carson Demers Nov 6 4:00-6:10pm AND Nov 7 1:00-3:10pm CST Technique analysis to improve efficiency and comfort while knitting. Practical portion includes knitting to use various techniques presented in class.
KnittRx, Knitting Comfortably (Option 1)

KnittRx, Knitting Comfortably (Option 1)

With Carson Demers Nov 7 10:00am-12:10pm CST Students learn causes, symptoms and how to care for injuries common among knitters and crafters (knitting is the focus, but applicable to all craft). Learn stretches and other self-care.
KnittRx, Knitting Comfortably (Option 2)

KnittRx, Knitting Comfortably (Option 2)

With Carson Demers Nov 8 10:00am-12:10pm CST Learn causes, symptoms, and how to care for injuries common among knitters and crafters (knitting is the focus, but this applies to all crafts). Learn stretches and other self-care.

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