Hot Right Now

Hot Right Now

Ever wanted to design and publish your own shawl on Learn
the ropes of lace shawl design with Caitlin ffrench and Sylvia
McFadden. We will cover a whole range of lace shawl design topics in
this four class course. From an idea to a finished object! We will
talk about charts, shawl shaping, charting software, how to input lace
into a shawl shape, designing, swatching, knitting, blocking and at
the end there will be a photography class on how to take trendy
beautiful images of your finished shawl. Come join us!

Tuesdays, June 25 – Planning Your Design
July 2 – Tools & Techniques for Design
July 9 – Troubleshoot your Design
July 16 – Photographing your Design, self-publishing and how to make
it “hot right now”

Time: 6 – 8pm Cost: $75 – $95 (sliding scale +hst)
(the photography course can be taken separate – $30)

Prerequisites: Participants must be at an intermediate or higher level
of knitting. Participants must be able to finish a shawl within 2
weeks of the course. It will be helpful if participants have a good
understanding of basic/common lace charts/instructions.

Materials Needed: Needle size & yarn choice will be discussed within
the class, but a minimum of 1 – 32” needle and 1-2 balls of yarn will
be needed. A good dictionary of stitches and/or lace patterns is
useful but NOT necessary, there will be books accessible for use
during the class.


To Register email or call 604-255-2577