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Knitting on a Timeline with Marie Greene
Mar
30
9:00 AM09:00

Knitting on a Timeline with Marie Greene


Knitting on a Timeline

Learn how to gauge your knitting speed and break your project into a manageable timeline so you can a) Set realistic knitting goals, and b) Finish what you start.

In this brand new class companion to Marie's new book Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks, you'll learn:

• How to knit a "time swatch"

• How to calculate your knitting speed

• How to break down a project into manageable goals

• Why any size sweater can be knit more quickly than you might think!

• How to keep knitting fun - without feeling rushed - while knitting on a deadline

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Materials:

• 25 g worsted weight yarn

• US Size 6 or 7 needles, your preferred length

• Cell phone with a timer/clock function (or a digital timer)

• Measuring tape or gauge measuring tool

Class sign-ups begin January 29. $75.


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Knitting Dutch Ganseys with Marie Greene
Mar
30
2:00 PM14:00

Knitting Dutch Ganseys with Marie Greene

Knitting Dutch Ganseys

In this brand new class for 2019, you will learn the fundamentals and history of this beautiful, traditional seamless sweater style. You'll knit a tiny gansey in class!

You'll learn:

• Gansey history and traditions

• Gansey construction

• How to knit bragworthy sweater armpits

• 2 techniques for shoulder grafting

• Understanding gussets

• Fabric density & gauge

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

• 50 g DK weight yarn in a light color, solid or tonal (no stripes/variegated)

• Size 4 DPN's (double point needles)

• Stitch holder (or waste yarn and darning needle)

• Stitch markers

• Notebook & pen/pencil


Class sign-ups begin January 29. $75.

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Simple Steeking Demo
Jan
15
10:00 AM10:00

Simple Steeking Demo

Does seeking terrify you? Me (Wendy) too, but I am currently knitting a sweater with a steek, so I need to gain some confidence quickly. Join me for some practice steeking. You are welcome to bring a tube of knitting to steek yourself, or just observe as my trembling hands cut a few practice swatches. No charge.

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