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Carson Demers
By day, Carson is a physical therapist who runs an ergonomics program for a San Francisco Bay Area medical center. Every other moment, he's knitting, spinning, designing, or teaching with a watchful eye toward ergonomics. Carson's passion and his professional knowledge can help you knit and spin better and safer.


STITCHES West 2013 Classes
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Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am     SOLD OUT
706-3 No skills required Ergonomics for Knitters 'Just one more row' may be all it takes to cause a repetitive strain injury. Learn what causes those aches and pains in your hands, arms, and spine. More importantly, learn how to prevent them through risk-factor identification and techniques to reduce the risk.
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Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am     SOLD OUT
709-3 No skills required Swatchbuckling Avast ye maties! Let's bring improved ergonomics to life in your knitting technique. We'll swatch to improve your posture, comfort, and efficiency. We'll examine yarn tensioning techniques and all phases of stitch creation first with simple then more challenging swatches and stitches. We'll also look at ways to add movement to knitting and to avoid stiffness and injuries caused by disuse.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am     SOLD OUT
706-3 No skills required Ergonomics for Knitters 'Just one more row' may be all it takes to cause a repetitive strain injury. Learn what causes those aches and pains in your hands, arms, and spine. More importantly, learn how to prevent them through risk-factor identification and techniques to reduce the risk.



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