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KNITTING CLASSES

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Addictive Entrelac Knitting: Entrelac in the round

Description —       Stay cozy with a colorful cap Entrelac is experiencing resurgence in the knitting world. With a unique fabric, endless color combination possibilities and the spectacular yarns on the market, now is the perfect time to learn this technique. The Knit Entrelac Beanie class not only gives you instruction to make a MUST HAVE hat that all your friends will want, but with this fantastic class you learn how to do basic entrelac, how to knit backwards making it unnecessary to purl and how to do entrelac in the round. What more could you want?
Length (hrs) —      3 (could be made into a 6 hour class)

My First Knit Gloves 

Description –       If you’re smitten with mittens then you will be gleeful about gloves! Don’t let all those fingers frighten you away from these wonderful winter accessories. Marly Bird will show you how to turn any mitten pattern into a glove (or fingerless glove if texting is your thing) and help you master fingers and eliminate holes.
Length (hrs) –       3

Curvy Knits

Description –        Have you ever spent time and yarn money to knit a sweater that you never wear because it stretched, or feels funny, or makes you look massive? In Curvy Knits learn fit adjustments to waist, bust, set in sleeves, neckline and other trouble spots that will make your finished garments look wonderful. In class learn how to calculate horizontal bust darts, calculate the shape of a cap sleeve, and alter necklines.  This is a fast-paced class with a lot of information but you will not be disappointed.  Leave this class with more tools in your knitter’s tool box to make better fitting sweaters.     Length (hrs) –      3

Twist and Turns: Cables

Description –       Knitted cables and braids make some of the prettiest and most complex looking knitted stitch patterns. The secret? They’re easier than they look. You’ll learn about the history of cables while knitting samples that can be turned into a hat or scarf. You’ll leave with the confidence and understanding of the importance of gauge, how to create cables with and without a cable needle, and how to read cable charts.     Length (hrs) –       3

Fair Isle Cables

Description  —     This is a little fancy knitting with traditional techniques, the Dual Cable class teaches knitters how to work with two colors at the same time while adding cables to the knitting. It is a new adventure in knitting for many and one that you will want to take many times over. On this adventure you learn how to make your very own pair of boot toppers!       Length (hrs)  —   3

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CROCHET CLASSES

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  Crochet Chart Breakdown  

UntitledDescription  –        Are you a beginner ready to take your skills to the next level but not ready to jump into garments? Have you ever looked at a pattern and seen a crochet chart and thought it was some sort of Klingon language? Then this is the class for you! In this class you will learn how to read a crochet stitch chart for 9 different stitches varying from simple to complex. Learning how to read a crochet stitch chart makes the question “where do I put that stitch” no longer just guess work. Don’t let those swatches go to waste! As you learn the stitches in class, Marly shows you how to take that knowledge and put it into action by making a Stitch Sampler Baby Blanket. Instructions are given in the handout for full size sample stitch squares that can be seamed together to make a blanket. That’s not all! Leave the class with a coupon to receive a FREE digital copy of the Crochet Stitch Sampler Blanket that has all the charts in full color as well as the written instructions for each that you can use as a safety blanket. Take the skills you learn in this class and apply to them to many future projects. This is a great way for any crocheter to learn something that will make crocheting even easier and more fun!   Length (hrs)  –       3 (could be made into a 6 hour class)

Crocheting with Beads

crochetbeads Description  –        Add a new tool to your crochet bag and learn how to add beads to a project. Get hands on instruction for making a sampler swatch and your very own crochet beaded necklace. This fun and fast project is a great way to venture into the world of beaded crochet. Learn two different methods of adding beads to any crochet project, and BEST of all, you will finish the project in class and can wear it around the market all weekend to show off your beautiful work. This is the class for you to become a capital C crocheter and add a little pizzazz to your work. Length (hrs)  –       3

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