February 25, 2018 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Macramé- like many great trends from the 70’s –disco, feathered hair, bellbottoms– it’s back, and better than ever! So get your Boho on at our first Gauge macramé class! With just a few simple materials and a strong pair of hands, you’ll create a fabulous (and practical) plant hanger for your first project, and you’ll learn the basics for a wide variety of future projects. This is a great hobby for all levels of craftiness, from the detail oriented to the detail averse!
Trust me, it’s knot very difficult :)
Materials: bring the planter you want to hang, macrame cord will be...more
March 4, 2018 2pm - 4pm
A lace shawl that can take you through seasonal transitions with ease! This combination of garter stitch sections and Turkish lace sections is a great way to showcase a color changing yarn. The Turkish lace is a good entrance to lace knitting, you will learn to create an eyelet mesh fabric using yarn overs, increases and decreases. The Wave pattern is a free Ravelry download. The sample was knit using modifications to make a stretchier edge stitch which will be covered in...more
March 11, 2018 2pm - 4pm
Adorable, colorful, and ingeniously constructed, Heidi Bears' designs are addictively fun to make. Students will be guided through the basics of constructing the African Flower motif and the join as you go method. The pattern used to demonstrate the techniques is Plod the Triceratops: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/plod-the-african-flower-triceratops. Because the construction techniques are similar, students can substitute any of her join-as-you-go...more
March 18, 2018 2pm - 4pm
Bring your current sweater project and questions or get started on a sweater! This class is focused on garments and designed to help you get started, unstuck, or finished with any sweater project you have. Class size is limited so students can get the instruction they need, so sign up early for this one!
March 25, 2018 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Pompoms, they’re all the rage this season! When you think pom pom, you probably imagine a fluffy ball topping a knit hat, but classic round pompoms are just the beginning. With some careful wrapping, some artful trimming, and a little needle felting, you can turn grandma’s pompom into a work of art. In this class, you’ll learn the magic of advanced pompom-ing, and create an adorable fluffy bunny pompom for the easter basket. Once you get the basics, you’ll be able to create any number of creatures and even design your own custom decorative pompoms. For this class, you’ll need a small...more