Friday January 31st                    Lace Knitting Basics                                                                                                                              $23

2:30-3:30 PM                               Cathy Fulton

In this short hands-on workshop, you will learn • the four basic lace-knitting stitches and how they are used • how to read basic charts and tips for making them easier to read • how and why to block lace You will work on a small swatch which demonstrates basic lace knitting concepts. You will receive resources for learning more about this elegant knitting style. Things to bring to the workshop: • An ounce of smooth fingering, sport, and/or DK-weight yarn (light to medium solid color preferred); Natural fibers work best. NO fuzzy, boucle, or art yarns! Bring a yarn weight that you are comfortable knitting with. It is easier to learn lace knitting if you don’t start with “lace weight” yarn. • Knitting needles, size appropriate for yarn weight you are using • Stitch markers, if you have them.​​
Class Level:  Intermediate

Prerequisite:  You should be able to cast on and bind off using any method, knit and purl comfortably, and be able to read basic written knitting directions.

​​Instructor provided Materials: Handouts and Resource List

Saturday, February 1st                Needle Felting Gnomes                                                                                                                     $70

9:30-1:30 PM                                 Debbie Wells

In this class you will use wool and barbed needles to create a simple 3 dimensional sculpture of a tradition gnome. By using very shape barbed needles, wool is poked or stabbed to compress it into desired shapes.
The class will go over making the basic gnome shape, adding color and a beard.
Students should be able to complete a gnome in the time allotted.
Class Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite:  None

​​Instructor provided Materials: All Materials Provided







Friday January 31st                      Charts, symbols and words (Crochet)                                                                                                $40

2:30-4:30 PM                                 Dawn Ortega

Have you always loved to crochet but patterns, charts, symbols and words

confuse you? This is the class for you. We will work on little samples learning

how to use the charts, symbols andwords.

Class Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite:  Must know how to crochet

What to bring to class: You will need to bring some scrap yarn

enough for two or three samples and several crochet hooks for yarn,

pen, and paper for notes​

Instructor provided Materials:  I will provide a handout using the charts,

symbols and words for the projects we tackle in class. I will also have candy to help you enjoy the class.

Saturday, February 1st                    Beautiful Holes: A Lace Knitting Workshop                                                                                $65

10:00-1:00 PM                                   Cathy Fulton

In this 3-hour hands-on workshops, participants will learn: • Lace knitting stitches and how they are used • Different types of lace knitting • How to read charts and tips for making them easier to read • Types of yarn and needles to use • Other lace-knitting tools • How to read your lace knitting • How to block lace There will be plenty of time to practice during the class to try out your new skill! Things to bring to the workshop: • A few ounces of smooth fingering, sport, and/or dk-weight yarn (light to medium solid color preferred); Natural fibers work best. NO fuzzy, boucle, or art yarns! Bring a yarn weight that you are comfortable knitting with. It is easier to learn lace knitting if you don’t start with “lace weight” yarn. • Straight or circular needles: Bring a variety of sizes based on the weight of yarn you plan to use. If you have lace needles, bring those. • Crochet hook, size appropriate for yarn weight you are using • Stitch markers, if you have them. • Scissors • Paper and pen/pencil for taking notes • Any lace patterns you have been chomping at the bit to try.​
Class Level:  Intermediate

Prerequisite:  You should be able to cast on and bind off using any method, knit and purl comfortably, and be able to read basic written knitting directions.

​​Instructor provided Materials: Participants will receive: • Handouts with tips and resource lists • Worksheets to continue practicing after the class is over • A free printed pattern and a free downloadable pattern

Saturday February 1st                    Wet Felt Vessel                                                                                                                                   $65

10:00-12:30 PM                                Marti Swanson

Introduction to wet felting with a resist. Learn the basics of wet felting, layout of wool, embellishments and more to create a unique piece of art. Wet felting is a physical process that involves the wetting and agitation of wool fibers to create a piece of fabric. Wet felting on a resist allows for making 3D sculptural pieces. It takes a bit of effort but the results are always stunning!​
Class Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite:  None.​

Instructor provided Materials:  All materials provided




Saturday,  February 1st                   Color Blending for Spinners                                                                                                          $60

2:30-4:30 PM                                     Laurie Schlitter

Spinners can readily design their own yarn for a myriad of projects, especially tapestry, where gradations of colors can be produced in the yarn rather than by using multiple strands of yarn. We will be blending colors with hand cards, using basic red, yellow, blue, black, and white fibers to produce a range of colors for spinning.
Class Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite:  Please bring a set of wool cards, or wool combs, or dog combs for blending

wool fibers. Also, bring a spinning wheel or drop spindle.

​​Instructor provided Materials:  Instructor will provide the wool for blending and handouts.




Friday January 31st                      Knitting for Crocheters                                                                                                                          $45

11:00-2:00 PM                              Dawn Ortega

In this class we will be learning how to knit Continental. We will take the hook from our left hand
and put a needle in its place and learn how to knit. We will begin by just making a tiny swatch:
Cast on, knit and finally bind off. Then we will begin a basic dishcloth for your first project. 

Class Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite:  None

What to bring to class: You will need to bring a skein of cotton yarn and size 7 - 24" circular

needle. Your local yarn shop should be able to provide these items for class.

Instructor provided Materials:  I will provide paper hand out. I will also provide links to watch what we learned in class. Lastly I
will have a pattern for a couple different washcloths. It is not a DawnO class if I don't have
candy.

Saturday February 1st                  Brioche - In the round and flat                                                                                                            $35

10:00-12:00 PM                                Megan N Dupris

Have you always wanted to brioche, but were unsure how to start? Come and learn how 'barking' and 'burping' will lead you to create a beautiful knitted work of art! Megan will cover the basics of knitting Brioche in the round, so you can make some of those wonderful Brioche hats! Then she will build on those skills and teach you how to Brioche flat, getting you prepared to add Brioche to sweaters and scarves.​

Class Level:  Intermediate

Prerequisite:  Attendees must know how to and be comfortable with:

- Knitting - Purling - Knitting in the round (joining stitches to knit in a circle)

- Yarn overs - Slipping stitches​

What to bring to class: Please bring to class:
- 1 set of US Size 10/6mm - 16inch/41cm
- a writing instrument to take notes
- a pair of scissors, and a yarn needle for weaving in ends.
Instructor provided Materials: Each student will receive:
- Kit with 2 mini skeins of contrasting colors in our new aran weight base Steamer Trunk (80/10/10 Superwash Merino, Cashmere, Nylon).
- 2 patterns to create in class
- Instructions on how to brioche in the round and flat (for note taking use and reference after the class)

Yellow Rose On the Coast
January 31, 2020 11:00 - 5:00 pm
February 1, 2020 9:30 - 4:30 pm
St Mark's Episcopal Church
2727 Airline Rd, Corpus Christi, TX  78414

Saturday, February 1st                    Beginner Amigurumi                                                                                                                    $45

1:00-4:00 PM                                   Shama D Dawson

In this class, you will learn to knit a small creature along with the features. You will learn how to place and attach the features. We will use safety eyes but we'll also learn to make french knot eyes.​
Class Level:  Beginner Amigurumi

Prerequisite:  The students should be able to knit on double-pointed needles. Each student will need their own set of size 5 double-pointed needles and a beginning of round stitch marker.

​​Instructor provided Materials: I will supply fiberfill and safety eyes.

Saturday,  February 1st                       Tiny Tapestries                                                                                                                             $70

10:00-12:00 PM                                     Laurie Schlitter

Weaving is an ancient art that we carry into the 21st century. Tapestry weaving can be very formal or very imaginative and free. This freedom allows you, the weaver, to express yourself using a variety of fibers and other materials in a range of colors and textures. We will be creating a tiny tapestry on a small, portable loom as an introduction to the world of tapestry.
I​Class Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite:  An interest in weaving small pieces and experimenting with texture,

color, and techniques. Participants should bring a kitchen fork or hair pick to serve

as a beater and a small pair of scissors.

Instructor provided Materials:  Instructor will provide a small warped loom

(that the student will keep), yarn, and handouts.

Saturday February 1st                  Two at a time Toe up socks with an afterthought heel on magic loop                                         $45

10:00-1:00 PM                                Dawn Ortega

In this class we are going to use Judy's magic cast on. We will be making baby socks. After we
have our toe cast on we will move to the body of the sock and then put our scrap yarn in to mark
the spot of our sock heel, then we will finish up our sock with a few rows of plain knitting and
then ribbing. After we put the ribbing on we will bind of our socks. Then we will begin the fun of
putting in our heel.

Class Level:  Intermediate

Prerequisite:  Must know how to knit, purl, increase, decrease.

Experience with sock knitting and magic loop ishelpful.

What to bring to class: two balls of dk yarn light in color, size 3 - 40 inch cable.with a size 4 - 32 inch needle cast on 56 stitches (28 on each side of the needle) knit 10 rows set a side and bring to class. If you don't know how to magic loop cast on 56 stitches
like you are making a hat follow the instructions ending at 10 rows bring to class.

Instructor provided Materials:  I will provide the sock directions as well as a drop box video of the class. I will have candy, pen
and scrap paper for notes.

Friday, January 31st                     Needle Felting Hummingbirds                                                                                                         $75

1:00-5:00 PM                                Debbie Wells

In this class we create a lovely wool hummingbird on a wire armature. Needle felting involves using shape barbed needles to compress the wool. Some experience is helpful, but not required. Students should be able to complete the hummingbird in the time allotted.​​
Class Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite:  Some needlefelting experience helpful but not required

​​Instructor provided Materials: All Materials Provided






Saturday February 1st                Tapestry Crochet                                                                                                                                      $40

2:30-4:30 PM                                Dawn Ortega

In this class we are going to have some fun making pictures, patterns with our yarn. You will
have some new found skills that will allow you to make some really pretty pot holders, purses,
large afghans, pillows, and so many other items.  I will be demo in class

Class Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite:  Must know how to chain and single crochet

What to bring to class: Please bring to class: two colors of yarn the same weight along with

a crochet hook for the size yarn and one larger.

Instructor provided Materials:  Pattern to make in class, ideas and patterns to try at home. I always bring candy and samples
for teaching.

Saturday February 1st                    Needle Felted Cactus                                                                                                                        $55

1:00-4:00 PM                          `        Marti Swanson

These mini cactus are a great introduction to needle felting! You will learn how to make shapes, finish edges, blend color and several other design techniques to personalize your cacti. We will make up to three different cacti. Each comes with its own mini terra-cotta pot and gravel. A perfect size, these cacti are fast and fun to make and no watering required!
Class Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite:  Beginner Friendly. No prerequisites.​

Instructor provided Materials:  All materials & tools, wool, pots, gravel and illustrated

                                                       instructions included.





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Welcome to the 10th Annual Show

At the Seguin/Guadalupe County Coliseum, in Seguin Texas

Admission is Free

Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta

Friday, May 1, 2020, 11:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday, May 2, 2020,  9:30 - 4:30 pm