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June 2019

Ponchos, Ponchos, Ponchos-KAL, June 19th and July 3rd, 11:00-2:00

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Instructor: Brigit Ponchos are back and they are super fun to knit and wear. Many have fairly simple construction are are easily accomplished by the adventurous beginner knitter and yet are quite the satisfying project for more advanced knitters as well. In this workshop knitters can pick from a variety of patterns including Casapinka's latest “pullover shawl”, Magical Thinking. Knitters can also choose to do Boden, an easy stranded knitting project that you could knit in 3 or 5 colours.…

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Colour Pooling-June 22nd, 1-4pm

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Mairi McKissock For anyone interested in getting the most out of hand-dyed yarns, this workshop explains how to analyse and work with the colour repeat of a space dyed yarn. You will work a simple garter stitch scarf beginning the project in class for completion at home. In this class, you will swatch and learn: how to select a yarn for intentional colour pooling what effects can be achieved with intentional pooling how to 'read' the colour repeat of…

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Yarn Over Magic, June 26th, 11:00-2:00

June 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Instructor: Brigit One of the most versatile of stitches in knitting is the “Yarn Over”. It is pretty straight forward but at times seems complicated because sometimes you need to really think about where your yarn needs to be to knit or purl that next stitch. Once you wrap your brain around "Yarn Overs", it's amazing all the wonderful ways it adds texture and interest to your knitting. In its simplest form it is a basic increase stitch. Coupled with…

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July 2019

Yarn Over Magic, July 13th, 11:00-2:00

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Instructor: Brigit One of the most versatile of stitches in knitting is the “Yarn Over”. It is pretty straight forward but at times seems complicated because sometimes you need to really think about where your yarn needs to be to knit or purl that next stitch. Once you wrap your brain around “Yarn Overs”, it’s amazing all the wonderful ways it adds texture and interest to your knitting. In its simplest form it is a basic increase stitch. Coupled with…

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September 2019

Make or Break Garment Skills, September 28th, 10-1

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor: Kate Atherley Are you wanting to improve your garment skills?? It's one thing to be a good or even great knitter but the proof is in the finishing. In this class you will become a pro. Discussion and demonstrations to answer garment-knitting FAQs: placing and working shaping (“increase 1 st at each end”) Creating smooth shoulder steps. Picking up stitches for necklines and collars. Key finishing tasks like blocking and seaming. Homework: There is homework for this class. When…

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Next Steps in Lace, September 28th, 1:30-4:30

September 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Kate Atherley So, You have already dipped you toe into the very deep well that is lace. You are intrigued and you want more! This class is for you. Kate will explore: A variety of more complex lace stitch patterns One and two-sided patterns Patterns with changing stitch counts Nupps Shetland bead stitches Attached edgings Materials: Students need to bring oddments of medium weight yarn and corresponding needles. Cost: $60

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