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Certain skills OR additional fees required for this class
(Fees payable in cash to the teacher in class.)
NO SKILLS REQUIRED Absolutely no experience necessary. Valuable for all levels of the craft.
EASY Participants with basic skills.
INTERMEDIATE Participants have solid basic skills.
ADVANCED Participants have solid skills and experience in the craft, ready to explore or refine.
VICKIE HOWELL is an award-winning broadcast personality, producer, author, designer, speaker, and instructor in the D.I.Y. world and beyond.
Her 2018 People's Telly Award-winning and Webby Award-honoree groundbreaking series The Knit Show with Vickie Howell airs on YouTube and Roku.
Vickie is also known as the host of DIY Network's Knitty Gritty and Stylelicious and PBS's Knitting Daily; for her best-selling knit, crochet, and craft books (including the #1 Amazon New Release,Â The Knit Vibe); and for her accessible approach to nurturing the creative community.
Vickie's designs and projects have been included in publications worldwide; she has been an ambassador for major US, UK, and Canadian brands. She continues motivating and inspiring people to live creatively and make a living being creative.
Her Facebook Live series Ask Me Monday,Â CreativeLive and Brit+Co online courses,Â CRAFT*ishÂ podcast, and YarnYAY subscription-box business are all elements of the total voice Vickie uses to preach the importance of breathing in, crafting out.
STITCHES West 2020 Classes
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Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm SOLD OUT
1481 Intermediate WÃ¤rme Mitts
The geometric look of log cabin knitting continues to make an old technique look modern, especially when it's applied to a must-have accessory, wrist warmers!
In Vickie's latest book, The Knit Vibe, contributing designer and owner of Ewe Ewe Yarns, Heather Walpole, created the greatest little pair of graphic gloves! The Wa'rme Mitts employ playfully colorful log-cabin rows combined with clever thumb shaping. Vickie will show how to work the techniques, talk about how color choices greatly affect the look of the project, and get students well on their way towards finishing one of their mitts!
A copy of The Knit Vibe: A Knitterâ€™s Guide to Creativity, Community, and Well-being for the Mind, Body and Soul will be included in the class.
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm SOLD OUT
1462 No skills required Boho Rope & Fiber Baskets
What's old is new again, and rope baskets are definitely on-trend right now! You'll learn how to create beautiful, bohemian-style containers quickly using a crochet hook, cotton rope, and your favorite wool yarns or up-cycled (clothing or quilting) fabric cut into strips.
You'll leave with 2 unique rope bowls. They're addicting to make, so be prepared to make more when you get home!
MATERIALS FEE: $10 for rope for 2 baskets will be collected in class.
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm SOLD OUT
1489 Intermediate Go-to Gift Slipper Socks
Hand-made gifts are perfect for the holiday season. These retro-inspired slipper socks make a great gift for friends, family, teachers, or office mates.
They're also the perfect project for learning how to knit socks! Â Vickie will show you how to negotiate double-pointed needles, knit a reinforced heel, turn a heel gusset, and work the basic, stranded color-work called for in the Go-To Gift Slipper Socks from her latest book, The Knit Vibe. You'll leave well on your way to progressing through your first sock, and feeling confident that you have the skills to quickly complete the pair!
Note: Must know how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off.
Yarns supplied by WEBS: Valley Yarns Valley Superwash Color by Vickie Howell. A copy of The Knit Vibe: A Knitterâ€™s Guide to Creativity, Community, and Well-being for the Mind, Body and Soul will be included in the class.