Mindful Knitting

A mini retreat designed to explore the possibilities of knitting, meditation, and self care through making a beautiful silk and merino wrap. Description of the knitting section of the workshop: We will abandon chaos and explore the deep and natural mindfulness of giving ourselves over to our knitting. Meditation and sensory appreciation exercises will be […]

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Argyle Socks

Argyle Socks

4 sessions. While making these socks, you will learn many skills you can use in other projects, such as choosing the best yarn, creating a stretchy cast-on and working in the round with double-pointed or circular needles.  You’ll also learn how to turn a heel with short rows and finish the toe with kitchener stitch. […]

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Socks

4-session class. While making these socks, you will learn many skills you can use in other projects, such as choosing the best yarn, creating a stretchy cast-on and working in the round with double-pointed or circular needles.  You’ll also learn how to turn a heel with short rows and finish the toe with kitchener stitch. We […]

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Embellish with Embroidery and Beads

Learn simple and fun embroidery stitches that will make your projects stand out.Bring a knitted or purchased sweater, tee shirt, hat or bag to class and learn how to make it uniquely yours.No additional purchase necessary, as needles, thread, yarn and beads will be available for your use in class.Okay to bring your own, if […]

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Top-Down Baby Cardigan

Infant Top-Down Sweater

Cute, cute, cute. Infinitely modifiable. Make an adorable top-down, cardigan for a baby.A pattern will be provided, with help adapting it for a boy or girl. While making this sweater, you will become familiar with the concept of knitting sweaters from the top down, whether for children or adults, and learn why some people prefer […]

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Begin Your Next Sweater

Beginning Your Next Sweater Four 2-hour sessions We will begin working on your sweater in this class. But, first, we will assess patterns that flatter your figure (or the intended recipient of your sweater), explore yarn types that will work best for the chosen pattern, use swatching to tell us how well a particular yarn […]

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Make a Summer Sweater That Really Fits

  If you’ve ever  spent a lot of time on something that just didn’t fit right, this is the class  for you. We’ll all be making the same sweater — this delightful lacy  summer cardigan designed by Cecily Glowik. But, since we don’t all have the same dimensions, we’ll be  making some adjustments as we go. No […]

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Crochet Fundamentals

Crochet Fundamentals You will learn how to hold the yarn and make standard crochet stitches and shape. You will begin to read patterns and understand when crochet might be preferred over knitting, and see some of the unique things that can be made with crochet. Depending on the progress of the group, you may tackle […]

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Knitting Fundamentals

Knitting Fundamentals If you are a beginner, you will learn to knit, purl, cast on, and bind off, plus a myriad of other things as they come up, such as yarn characteristics, importance of gauge swatches, etc. The more advanced students will learn several methods of increasing and decreasing, will become comfortable with knitting and […]

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Your Project Workshop

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Your Project Workshop (knit or crochet) Each student will begin (or continue) a personal project, so start (or finish) that scarf, hat, sweater, bag or socks. We will address yarn and needle choices, gauge swatching, pattern modification, trouble shooting, finishing, blocking, you name it. This is a support class, with no specific teaching curriculum. Students […]

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