Interweave Yarn Fest 2018
 

Workshops by Annie Modesitt

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04/12/20189:00 am - 12:00 pmThursday, April 12, 2018 
1068, Knitting With Wire - $120
 
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

Knitting is not just a yarn experience!! Expand your horizons and get wired! In this class we'll cover the basics of casting on, knitting, and binding off using 26-30 gauge wire. We'll cover topics such as adding beads to a knitted wire piece, finishing wire pieces, and adding findings as we create a simple knit necklace. Jewelry making skill not required; students should know how to knit and purl.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Students should know how to knit and purl, and should have a sense of adventure.

Materials you are required to bring: Size 6US knitting needles, metal (Susan Bates or similar works best)

Homework: None

1068, Knitting With Wire - $120 [More Info]
Annie Modesitt
04/12/20181:30 pm - 4:30 pmThursday, April 12, 2018 
1067, Knitting With Beads - $120
 
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

Beads add a magnificent and whimsical touch to so many handknit garments, and there are several ways to add small pearls, sequins, beads and other small touches to your knitting. Learn to knit beads into fabric, add beads as you knit, and strand pearls between stitches.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Students should know how to knit and purl.

Materials you are required to bring: Sport weight yarn and a package (approx 200) of size 6/0 beads.

Homework: None

1067, Knitting With Beads - $120 [More Info]
Annie Modesitt
04/13/20181:30 pm - 4:30 pmFriday, April 13, 2018 
1065, Combination Knitting - $120
 
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Level: All Levels Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

Christened “Combination Knitting" by Priscilla Gibson-Roberts (Fall 2000 Interweave Knits), this combination of Western and Eastern style knitting is faster, creates a nicer tension with less "rowing out," and produces less wrist strain than other methods. Established knitters may enjoy this different method, and new knitters can mistress this technique right away!

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Students should know how to knit and purl.

Materials you are required to bring: Light colored, smooth worsted weight yarn and needles that work well with your chosen yarn.

Homework: None

1065, Combination Knitting - $120 [More Info]
Annie Modesitt
04/14/20189:00 am - 12:00 pmSaturday, April 14, 2018 
1066, Intro To Double Knitting - $120
 
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

Making a tube without circular needles isn't hard, but the method can seem complex when you first start. Learn how to make socks and mittens on straight needles with no seams! Learn several techniques for creating a double-thickness fabric (with and without colorwork accents) and add a new tool to your "Knitting Bag of Tricks!"

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Students should know how to knit and purl.

Materials you are required to bring: 2 colors of smooth, worsted weight yarn and a needle that works well with your chosen yarn.

Homework: None

1066, Intro To Double Knitting - $120 [More Info]
Annie Modesitt
04/14/20181:30 pm - 4:30 pmSaturday, April 14, 2018 
1064, Combination Knitting - $120
 
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Level: All Levels Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

Christened “Combination Knitting" by Priscilla Gibson-Roberts (Fall 2000 Interweave Knits), this combination of Western and Eastern style knitting is faster, creates a nicer tension with less "rowing out," and produces less wrist strain than other methods. Established knitters may enjoy this different method, and new knitters can mistress this technique right away!

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Students should know how to knit and purl.

Materials you are required to bring: Light colored, smooth worsted weight yarn and needles that work well with your chosen yarn.

Homework: None

1064, Combination Knitting - $120 [More Info]
Annie Modesitt