Sunday Morning Classes
10 am to 1 pm
With Mary Jo Harris
Have you ever NOT made a knitted item because you couldn't understand the pattern or because it used a knitting chart? In this class students will learn:
• Various knitting terms, abbreviations, and symbols used on patterns
• How to 'de-code' knitting patterns
• How to determine the 'level' of a pattern - beginner to expert
• How to 'read' a knitting chart
• Tips and Tricks of pattern and chart reading
• Pattern and chart reading resources
NOTE: This class will not involve any actual knitting, but students may want to bring yarn and needles to 'try out' various pattern rows or stitches.
Skills needed: know how to cast on, bind off, knit, and purl
Paper for taking notes
Pen or Pencil
Materials you may want to bring:
A pattern that you're not understanding
Basic Yarn (no novelty yarn)
Needles in an appropriate size for yarn
ages 10 and older
With Susan McFarland
Susan will show how to work colors on a blending board. Create an array of rolags and batts for spinning or felting. Create designer rovings using silk string and 18 micron merino. Learn to create by adding a little if this and a little of that.
Bring your creative juices to class and create rainbows of color rovings.
BRING: BLENDING BOARD IF YOU HAVE ONE. Any fiber you wish to see how to blend. Notebook.
$7 FOR MATERIALS.
Blending Fibers on a Blending Board
Pattern and Chart Reading for beginning knitters
Textured Tunisian Crochet Poncho
With Sheryl Thies
Learn some new Tunisian stitches and combine them to create a pleasingly textured fabric. This poncho is a nice accessory to add warmth and keep you cozy in colder weather. The easily memorized stitch pattern is worked in worsted weight yarn and with a size N/15 (10mm) hook, this project moves along quickly. If you know how to work the Tunisian simple stitch, you’re ready for this project. Pattern provided in class.
4 (5) skeins worsted weight yarn
size N/15 (10mm) Tunisian crochet hook
size M/13 (9)mm regular crochet hook