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Friday, April 21, 2017
11:00-2:00 PM

Weight, Gauge & Skeins
Kelli Cole Ladwig

$45.00

You are a new knitter or crocheter. You may or may not completed your first project. Someone taught you how to knit or crochet and gave you yarn and a hook or needles. Now you would like to start a project on your own. You have a pattern but it calls for yarn you are not familiar with, and it talks about a gauge swatch. Can I use a different yarn? What do you mean there are different needles or hooks? Why can’t I use the one I learned on for everything? We were all new fiber artists at some point. We all went to our first yarn crawl, shop hop, fiber festival, or guild festival where we saw yarns we never knew existed. This class will guide you through all of those questions and more.

Things to bring: No prerequisites except a love of fiber in your hands. Anything you might have a question about. Note taking materials.


Friday, April 21, 2017
11:00-1:00pm

Blend It! Spin It!
Sarah Monger

$35.00

This workshop is designed introduce the spinner/knitter to blending fibers on the blending board, provide a place for folks who have one to experiment more, try spinning with a variety of different methods and fibers, and discuss what to do with your hand blended fibers. Participants should know the basics of spinning and drop spindle spinners are welcome. This workshop is designed as a very fun and interactive workshop to explore this not so new spinning tool which has achieved new popularity. We will work with a variety of fibers and colors, experiment with different ways to place fibers or pull them to achieve different effects, practice spinning singles, core spinning, woolen or worsted spinning, long or short draw and other ways to spin fibers. We will practice plying yarns. Then, we will discuss various knitting projects for your hand blended fibers and hand spun yarns. You may bring your own blending board or borrow one.

Prerequisite skills: Some spinning skills

Things to bring: Blending board if you have one.

Instructor provided: All supplies are provided.

 

Friday, April 21, 2017
11:00-1:00pm

Oops! I Made a Mistake.
Stephanie Carcano

$30.00

To err is human and knitters show how human they can be. New knitters especially will benefit in learning why and how they come to make mistakes. Take heart that more can be done than just starting over. In this class, learn about stitch mounting, how to read your row, pick up dropped stitches and how to tink or frog. You will leave with an understanding of what your yarn is doing and why, be able to repair your mistakes and become a better knitter.

Things to bring: Note taking supplies.

Instructor provided: Instructor will have extra needles and pre-knit swatches that we can make mistakes deliberately on.


Friday, April 21, 2017
1:30 - 5:30pm

Fiber Prep Fun
Misty Meier

$85.00

This is the ultimate hands-on class for all fiber artists wanting to prepare their own protein fibers. Workshop will begin with a discussion of how to choose & clean raw fleeces. We will then concentrate on the use of hand cards vs hand combs. How and why we use each prep style. When, why and how we create woolen and worsted yarns. If time permits, we will also discuss and play with other prep tools such as the hackle, blending board and drum carders.

Things to bring: Recommend bringing a wheel or drop spindle to spin your prepped sample. Feel free to bring your wool carders, combs, hackle or blending boards.

Prerequisites: No fiber prep experience required. Must be able to spin a continuous yarn/thread if you want to spin your samples in class Instructor provided: All fiber for class will be provided, along with plenty to take home and practice. Instructor will have carders and combs available in class for students to use.

Friday, April 21, 2017
1:30-3:30 PM

Knitted Geometry
Stephanie Carcano

$30.00

Description: An exercise class designed to help a knitter understand the whys, when, and how’s of shaping. We will compare fabrics when shaping is done every row or every other, at the beginning or in-between, and discover circles, triangles, crescents and more.

Things to bring: Scrap yarns, extra needles, and scissors

Instructor provided: Handouts, instructor will also have some supplies on hand.

 

Friday, April 21, 2017
2:30 - 5:30PM

Have Needles and Yarn - Now What/
Kelli Cole Ladwig

$45.00

Mark learning to knit off your bucket list with this class. You will learn all the basics – Cast on, knit, purl, bind off and basic knitting vocabulary- so you can confidently complete the provided pattern. We will also discuss the basics of pattern and yarn selection.

Things to bring: Needles size 7, kitchen cotton yarn, scissors, pen and paper for notes  

Instructor provided:

 

Friday, April 21, 2017
3:30-5:30PM

Wet Felted Bowl
Stephanie Carcano

$50.00

Create a useful, unique and beautiful bowl using wool roving and hot soapy water.

Things to bring: A love of Fiber!

Instructor provided: All supplies (roving, templates and soap

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9-11am

Learn to Weave like a Viking! Create Viking Woven Bracelets or Necklaces
Karen Davis

$50.00

Viking weave is an ancient form of circular wire weaving which is not actually made of links of chain but rather loops of woven wire. It is completed on a dowel rod then removed and pulled through a wooden block to get the desired diameter. Lots of opportunity for improvising and creating marvelous chains for bracelets and/or hanging pendants.

Prerequisites: All you need is a desire to learn!

Things to bring: Eagerness to learn a new technique of weaving with wire rather than fiber. Interest in improvising to create work of art.

Instructor provided: All materials will be supplies by the instructor. Participants will recieve enough wire (choice of colors) to weave a bracelet, a dowel rod for weaving, pulling board and closures.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9-12:00PM

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
Marybeth Boatman

$40.00

You have old sheets laying around? What about too many plastic grocery sacks? something USEABLE!!! Clutter can over run our lives, let’s learn to take it and make something useful. Please bring your good fabric type scissors. You have the option of either knitting, crocheting or weaving your project! By the end of class, you will have knowledge of how to turn clutter into useful objects!! Let’s take it and remake it!

Things to bring: You will need to either bring old sheets or pillowcases (less holes the better), old knit t-shirts or a plethora of grocery sacks. You will also need an S, Q or bigger crochet hook and at least a size 35 or 50 knitting needles if you would like to use sheets as your medium. If you choose t-shirts or grocery sacks a J or K hook and 15 or 17 needles will work. If you want to weave I recommend bringing a peg loom with you.

Instructor provided:

 

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017
12:00-3:00PM

Digital Toolkit
Kelli Cole Ladwig

$40.00

There are a variety of digital tools available for knitters and crocheters intended to improve productivity but can be a lot to figure out. This class will demystify Ravelry and discuss the variety of apps and programs available on a variety of platforms. We will walk you through Ravelry setup and organization to finding patterns, yarn information and your favorite group discussion. Ravelry topics to cover: Tabs, Tools, Groups, Library, Queue, Stash management, Finding patterns, Yarn information, Discussion Boards/Forums, and Designer pages. Also, helpful knitting apps for your Apple/Android device will be discussed.



Prerequisite none

Things to bring: Have a Ravelry ID and Password. Bring table and laptop with internet access. We will provide screenshots but class will be more beneficial if students can follow along. Your android/apple device will be helpful as we will discuss apps you can use for accessing knitting data on the fly.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
11:00-2:00pm

Needle Sculpt Face
Cynthy Anderson

$65.00

Needle sculpt a whimsical face on a base. Learn to needle felt a 3-D face, shade, make eyes, nose, sheeks, mouth and attach to base.

Things to bring:Foam needle felting pad.

Instructor provided: Dyed roving, needles and poly fill

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017
12:30-3:30pm

Crochet a Bouquet
Marybeth Boatman

$40.00

Learn to crochet beautiful flowers to use as appliques or stand-alone pieces. We will learn to crochet multiple types of flowers to make our bouquet. We will also learn how to attach floral appliques properly. This is a great way to burn through all those little balls of yarn you have lying around!!! I will teach you the techniques and give you patterns for each flower we make so you can continue making them. A good basic understanding of crochet stitches is needed.

Things to bring: You will need a G and H hook and multiple small balls of yarn. The more the merrier.

Instructor provided:

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017
2-5PM

ArtFelt Felting
Sally Ball

$75.00

Yes you can! ArtFelt Felting combines aspects of both needle and wet felting to enable you to create wonderful felted art in a fraction of the time and with less labor than is required for traditional felting methods. In this 3 hour workshop you will focus on creating a design and competing the needle felting portion. If you wish to work from reference photos, please be sure to have those with you in class. The starting size of the project is 15 X 15 which is a good size for a wall hanging, a pillow or tote bag. No felting experience is necessary.

Things to bring: none.

Instructor provided: Included are all materials needed for the class and finishing instructions for the wet felting portion to be completed at home. I have a classroom set of needle felting tools which can be used during this workshop but not taken home.

 

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