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Friday 04/11/2014, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Friday 04/11/2014, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Creative Multi-Directional Knitting with Myra Wood
Ever thought to yourself, “I’m just not creative?” or found yourself in a creative slump? This energizing hands-on workshop and lecture will dispel the myths and rekindle your creative fire. Even if you don't think of yourself as an artist, you'll learn how to unleash your creativity using a step-by-step process of color, texture and simple design to take your knitting in different directions. Spend a day exploring a new approach to multi-directional knitting and discover how with just a few measurements and some quick plans, you’ll be off on a true knitting adventure. Starting with a simple T-shirt design that can be modified into a drop sleeve sweater, you’ll learn the steps it takes to create your own spectacular fabric. Stitch your way through different techniques and stitch patterns and go home with a plan and solutions for finishing your own unique design without a written pattern. Be prepared for some serious fun!
5 or more 50 yard balls of coordinating #4 (worsted) weight yarns, 4.5 and 5mm/US 7 and 8 knitting needles, size G crochet hook, 1-2 stitch guides or booklets with various knit stitches, yarn needle