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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 No previous experience in the craft is required.
EASY You should know the basics of the craft and have made at least one project.
INTERMEDIATE You should be comfortable with the craft and ready to learn something new.
ADVANCED You should have made several projects and should be comfortable making minor changes to patterns. Advanced is fun and challenging for thinking crafters.
Steven Berg is a whirlwind of color and texture and every encounter with him will leave you irrevocably changed, awed, inspired, and ready to tackle a new challenge. Steven's adventurous and fashion-filled life has taken him around the world and back home to Minneapolis where he holds court in his 6,000 square foot firehouse-turned-fiberhouse, StevenBe.
Steven is known for his cavalier attitude toward the rules of the fiber arts, often heard to be pronouncing that "there are no mistakes, only variations." His chunky funky style has made Hollywood and runway knitwear fashions accessible to all knitters and his belief in the transformative power of creativity will have you under his spell and ready to cast on anything you can imagine. With Steven anything is possible!
STITCHES Midwest 2015 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm SOLD OUT
4088 Easy Instant Knits for Weekend Gratification
No-rules, fun, fast, and furious knits with StevenBe! Capture this fall's hot trends
right off the runway and make them this weekend! Explore the use of large circular knitting needles with uber-chunky yarns and combinations of fibers that will blow your mind.
You'll have the opportunity to choose a quick knit project and work with Steven to create
your own unique accessory as your STITCHES Midwest trophy.
This workshop is intended to power up your creative juices and boost your imagination into
overdrive. Steven will review current trends and hot projects like the super-chunky knits
you've been swooning over on Pinterest. This fashion and art presentation is interjected with
anecdotes of Steven's past in the world of high fashion and his travels around the world. You
will be inspired by his unconventional use of both traditional and non-traditional fibers.
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
5162 Easy New Perspectives on Knitting with StevenBe
Broaden your knitting horizon and change your life with StevenBe. This dynamic class is designed to be an amazing opportunity to have fun while learning StevenBe's and Westknits' favorite techniques and best tips and tricks. It will set you free from working patterns as written and help you feel comfortable making your own modifications and
Experience the magic of mixology, taking a variety of yarns from different brands, weights, and
fiber contents to create a magical and unique accessory or garment. Start with a base pattern
from Stephen or Steven and learn different methods of creating angles and edges, adding new
colors, and combining fibers in unique ways to customize the patternâ€”making it truly yours.