An in-person class with Carson Demers Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm PST Learn what contributes to discomfort in our hands and, most importantly, how to avoid it when we knit, crochet , and work with our hands.
An in-person class with Carson Demers Nov 11, 2:00-3:30pm PST One of the most important tools for a crafter to consider is their chair. Its selection should be done mindfully and not left to chance or based on what’s available. It's about comfort AND support.
An in-person class with Carson Demers Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm PST Learn a little knowledge and some simple changes that can keep you knitting comfortably and safely ever after!
An in-person class with Carson Demers Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm Aquire a little knowledge and learn some simple changes that can keep you knitting comfortably and safely ever after!
An in-person class with Carson Demers Mar 3, 2:00-5:00pm Learn causes, symptoms, and how to care for injuries common among knitters and crafters (knitting is the focus, but applicable to all craft). Practice stretches and other self-care measures.
An in-person class with Carson Demers Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm Looking to improve your knitting efficiency and productivity and to even knit more comfortably? Then this hands-on workshop is for you!
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.
An in-person class with Carson Demers Mar 5, 1:30-4:30pm Learn what contributes to knitter's discomfort and, most importantly, how to avoid it.
About Carson Demers
By day, Carson Demers is a physical therapist who runs an ergonomics program for a 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 aim is to use his unique skill set to keep us all creating healthfully and comfortably ever after. 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.