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Saturday 08/10/2013, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Knit a Masterpiece from Leftover Yarns with Gwen Bortner
If you knit enough projects you have leftover yarn — a lot of it! Or maybe you just buy a single skein as a souvenir from your travels. But the question remains, what to do with all those bits, pieces and odd skeins. Class begins by learning how to organize the yarn for easier use. Next, working with the yarn brought to class, experiment with different fabrics that only require a minimal amount of any given yarn. Finally, discuss options for utilizing the fabrics to create a masterpiece project.
A wide variety of left over yarns (small amounts are welcomed and encouraged), balled up and ready to be used—a minimum of 10 yarns (more is fine). Please bring yarn you are willing to share with your fellow classmates as it will enhance the learning experience. In addition, please bring 2 oz of a smooth black worsted weight yarn and needles the size you like for worsted weight yarn.