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Knit Geekery Workshops

March 25, 2011
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If you haven’t signed up yet for these amazing workshops – then you are missing out!

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Knit Geekery Series – Part 1 

Date: Saturday, April 16
Time: 12 – 2pm
Cost: $65 (+ hst)  for BOTH classes
Instructor Kirsten Zerbini

A perfect edge lends a polished look for a finished product. In this two hour workshop, learn the following six methods for casting on: lace/knitted, cable (for both straight knitting and ribbing) continental/long tail, half-hitch, and provisional.

Materials Needed: Light coloured, worsted weight yarn, and some yarn in a contrasting color. Needles in the size appropriate for your yarn.


Knit Geekery Series – Part 2

Date: Saturday, April 30
Time: 12 – 2pm
Cost: $32 (+ hst)
Instructor Kirsten Zerbini

Learn more particular, detailed cast ons in this 2-hour workshop for intermediate level knitters. We’ll learn the i-cord cast on, the tubular cast on, and two methods for casting on a double row of stitches for things like sock toes and mitten tops: the turkish cast on, and Judy’s Magic Cast-On.. (Prerequisite: must already know the cast on methods taught in Part 1.)

Materials Needed: Light coloured, worsted weight yarn, and some yarn in a contrasting color. Needles in the size appropriate for your yarn.

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