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January 2019

Introduction to Shawl Design-January 26th 10-1:00

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor:Kate Atherley For adventurous knitters looking to expand their skills, and get creative! This class explains key shawl shapes, and how to make them your own with stitch patterns and custom design details. We’ll share tips for shawl knitting: stretchy cast ons and bind offs, and increase and edging options for decorative and functional purposes. We’ll talk about yarn choices and fabrics, how to use multiple colours, and stitch patterns that work for variegated yarns. Students leave with a set…

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Next Steps in Lace Knitting-January 26th, 2-4:30

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Kate Atherley For knitters who have successfully worked one or two lace patterns, this class focuses on building lace knitting confidence and skills. We’ll talk about more advanced stitchwork like double yarnovers, nupps and faggoting stitches, and knitted-on borders. We’ll work a small sampler in the class, and I’ll share tips on preventing mistakes, and demonstrate how to fix them without unravelling! And we’ll spend some time on answering frequently asked questions, and trouble-shooting. Skill level: intermediate; knitters should…

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February 2019

Taking Shape Feb. 2nd 11-12:30

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Instructor: Linda So, You have mastered knit and purl. You know how to cast on and off and you are tired of knitting scarves. This class is your next step. Participants will learn: several ways to increase several ways to decrease and most important when is the best time to use each type (regardless of what the pattern says) Skill level: Beginners who want to take the next steps. Length: 1.5 hours Materials required: You will need to bring a…

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Getting the Most from Ravelry- Feb. 9th 11-2

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Instructor: Brigit Hample Have your ever logged in to Ravelry and just got so overwhelmed that you gave up?? In this workshop, participants will learn how to navigate their way around Ravelry so that they can enjoy many of the great features this website has to offer. This introduction will give participants a basic understanding of how to get the most out of Ravelry and take any fear out of navigating the website. It is really quite easy once you…

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Ravelry Refresher-Feb.9th 3-4:30

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Brigit Hemple This class is for those people who have already taken my Ravelry workshop. It's purpose is to review quickly the items we covered in the workshop and to focus on areas where you may still be having trouble. Take a look at the worksheets that you were given and make notes as to what you need addressed again. Bring that to class so I can be sure to address your problem areas. Hopefully by now you have…

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Lace 101-Feb. 16th 11:30-1:00

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Instructor: Linda This class is an introduction to the wonderful world of lace. Participants will learn how to create a basic lace pattern and some of the basics of chart reading. Length: 1.5 Hours Skills required: Participants must know the basics. Knit, purl, cast on and off Materials required: You will need to bring a light coloured medium weight yarn and corresponding needles in the style of your choice.

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March 2019

Cables 101-Mar. 2nd 11-12:30

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Instructor: Linda Cables.......So beautiful but they are just too hard. NOT!!! Cables are probably the easiest fancy stitch to do. Participants will learn how to do the basic cables that make up most Aran knitting. How to change the direction of a cable to create a completely different look You will leave this class with the confidence to start a basic cable project Length: 1.5 hours Skills required: You must have the basics. Knit, purl, cast on and off. Materials:…

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Kitchener Confidence-March 23rd 10-12

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Kate Atherley Kitchener Stitch (Grafting) is feared by many knitters. It’s a tricky thing, and if you get it wrong, it can look pretty terrible. This class focuses on taking the fear out of the process. We’ll build confidence and skills through practice, sharing tips for remembering the steps, and for fixing it if you mess up. I’ll talk about how to handle a variety of fabrics: stockinette stitch, garter stitch and ribbing. I’ll also share tricks for avoiding…

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No-Pattern Custom Fit Hats-March 23rd 1-4

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kate Atherley Make a hat for any head, with any yarn in your stash. We’ll teach you how to work a top-down hat to fit any head, without a swatch! We’ll show you how to customize the style and fit – work to the length you want, make it slouchy or fitted, fold-over cuff or beanie-style, add custom ribbings and cuff patterns, work with different colours. Whether you want to make a quick gift or use up your stash,…

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