Monday, February 6, 2012

February Classes

February's series of classes are introductions to a variety of techniques and skills to take your knitting in new directions. Sign up at Sheepskate in Dedham or by calling 781-320-9276.

Feb 1- Textured Stitches
Learn about stitches made up of knits and purls- Such as ribbing, seed stitch, and basketweave.

Feb 8- Cables
Get an introduction to cabled stitches- learn how they work, and get suggestions to start a cable project.

Feb 15- Lace
Demystify lace knitting by working with worsted weight yarn and big needles, and learn how lace knitting works so that you can translate your new skill into a project.

Feb 22- Colorwork
Do you love the colorful patterns of Norwegian sweaters? Learn about Fair Isle and Intarsia colorwork techniques and you'll be ready to tackle your own colorwork project.

Feb 29- Double Knitting
Learn to make reversible, double thick, colorful fabric that is perfect for scarves, hats, bags, and more.

Kid's Classes during Boston schools' February break. Eileen will be offering knit, crochet, and other craft classes every day of the break. These are the classes I will be teaching.

Feb 21- Needlepoint
Learn the basic needlepoint stitch and make fun colorful patterns of your own design! Complete a bookmark or an ornament.

Feb 22- Duck Tape
There's more to duck tape than taping things! Learn how to work with this material and make a cool & colorful wallet or belt! 

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