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Karida Collins
Karida Collins learned how to knit immediately after finishing college and fell in love. Hard. Enamored with knitting, Karida set out to create her own hand-dyed yarn business. She taught herself how to dye yarn and thus, in 2006, Neighborhood Fiber Co. was born. Karida's love of bright and vibrant colors has become part of the company's signature style.


STITCHES West 2020 Classes
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NEW
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm     SOLD OUT
1604 No skills required Beginner Kettle Dyeing: Creating Custom Colors Want to learn how to create unique hand-dyed yarn in your own home? Then this is the class for you!
Karida Collins, the artist behind Neighborhood Fiber Co. leads this beginner dye workshop which will teach you the basics of color theory, acid dyeing, and how to create the colors of your dreams.
NEW
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm     SOLD OUT
1605 No skills required Color Confidence: Theory and Practice Meet Style Do you struggle with putting together color combos for patterns with multiple colors?

Have you knit multicolored projects that have left you disappointed?

Do you wish that your color choices looked as stunning as the pattern samples?

This class will explain color theory in an accessible way to help knitters (and crocheters!) understand what makes certain color combinations leave everyone amazed and others disappoint. We'll also explore which combos work well with which techniques. For instance, what looks good in blocks of color may not work for stranded colorwork. At the end of this class, each student will have a working knowledge of color theory and feel confident combining colors for any project.
NEW
Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1604 No skills required Beginner Kettle Dyeing: Creating Custom Colors Want to learn how to create unique hand-dyed yarn in your own home? Then this is the class for you!
Karida Collins, the artist behind Neighborhood Fiber Co. leads this beginner dye workshop which will teach you the basics of color theory, acid dyeing, and how to create the colors of your dreams.