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04/12/20189:00 am - 12:00 pmThursday, April 12, 2018 
1039, Intro Brioche - $120
 
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

Become a fan of brioche family of stitches. This intriguing and unique knitting technique produces irresistible, soft, 3-dimensional and reversible fabric. In this class, you will learn basic brioche in one and two colors. You will have a chance to try some other simple brioche stitches. Among the topics covered in this class are: selvage edges, special tips on cast on and bind off, best yarns to use, reading a chart. Samples will demonstrate how to use it all for hats, cowls, and more.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: Worsted weight, 2 skeins of solid-colored yarn and suitable size circular needles.

Homework: Practice Long Tail cast on

1039, Intro Brioche - $120 [More Info]
Faina Goberstein
04/12/20181:30 pm - 4:30 pmThursday, April 12, 2018 
1033, The Art of Amazing Slip-Stitch Knitting - $120
 
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

We all take for granted the humble presence of the slipped stitch in so many knitting techniques. In this class we will take a look at all 4 groups of very different slip-stitch techniques (including mosaic knitting) in solid and multi-color yarns. We will make swatches of stitch patterns from each group and talk about using slip-stitch patterns for many projects.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Knit, purl, cast on, bind off, simple colorwork

Materials you are required to bring: 3 different solid-color worsted-weight yarns, suitable-size circular needles, notebook, pencil

Homework: None

1033, The Art of Amazing Slip-Stitch Knitting - $120 [More Info]
Faina Goberstein
04/13/20189:00 am - 12:00 pmFriday, April 13, 2018 
1037, Short Rows Applied - $120
 
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

In this class you will learn 3 different ways of working short rows and see how this technique is applied for making various shapes including shawls

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Basic knitting skills (knit, purl, cast on, bind off)

Materials you are required to bring: 3 balls of different solid-colored DK- or worsted-weight yarn and suitable-size needles

Homework: None

1037, Short Rows Applied - $120 [More Info]
Faina Goberstein
This option is sold out.04/14/20189:00 am - 12:00 pmSaturday, April 14, 2018 
1038, Intro Brioche - $120
 
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

Become a fan of brioche family of stitches. This intriguing and unique knitting technique produces irresistible, soft, 3-dimentional and reversible fabric. In this class, you will learn basic brioche in one and two colors. You will have a chance to try some other simple brioche stitches. Among the topics covered in this class are: selvage edges, special tips on cast on and bind off, best yarns to use, reading a chart. Samples will demonstrate how to use it all for hats, cowls, and more.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: Worsted weight, 2 skeins of solid-colored yarn and suitable size circular needles.

Homework: Practice Long Tail cast on

1038, Intro Brioche - $120 [More Info]
Faina Goberstein
04/14/20181:30 pm - 4:30 pmSaturday, April 14, 2018 
1035, Brioche cables - $120
 
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Level: Advanced Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

Take another step in learning brioche! Learn to create wonderful, colorful, and bold brioche cables. We will work with a few cable patterns and talk about known and new cables that you can apply to create stunning brioche fabric. Master stitch manipulations and color choices to best effect and create unforgettable projects. This class will not only teach you techniques, but will set you free to explore more.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Must know 2-color basic brioche

Materials you are required to bring: 2 contrasting colors of worsted-weight solid-colored yarn, suitable-size circular needles and one double-pointed needle.

Homework: With Long Tail cast on, cast on 19 stitches in one color. Work basic brioche for about 2". Do not bind off.

1035, Brioche cables - $120 [More Info]
Faina Goberstein
04/15/20189:00 am - 12:00 pmSunday April 15, 2018 
1034, The Art of Amazing Slip-Stitch Knitting - $120
 
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Knitting

We all take for granted the humble presence of the slipped stitch in so many knitting techniques. In this class we will take a look at all 4 groups of very different slip-stitch techniques (including mosaic knitting) in solid and multi-color yarns. We will make swatches of stitch patterns from each group and talk about using slip-stitch patterns for many projects.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Knit, purl, cast on, bind off, simple colorwork

Materials you are required to bring: 3 different solid-color worsted-weight yarns, suitable-size circular needles, notebook, pencil

Homework: None

1034, The Art of Amazing Slip-Stitch Knitting - $120 [More Info]
Faina Goberstein