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Karyn Johnston
Formerly an English teacher, Karyn is a natural instructor living in Ogden, Utah who is passionate about sharing her love of knitting with others. She believes that knitting can be impactful in people's lives, seeing it nurture them as they grieve and heal, repair disconnected relationships, and bring communities together.

Students are consistently drawn to her patience, kind demeanor, and clear method of instruction. Karyn is the owner of Knit Hero, offering private, semi-private, and group knitting instruction, pattern tech editing, and natural-light photography.

Karyn teaches independently and at Needlepoint Joint in Ogden, annually at the Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair and the Salt Lake Knitting Guild, and has taught for Vogue Knitting Destinations. Learn more about her at http://www.knithero.net/

STITCHES Salt Lake 2019 Classes
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Thursday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1435 Intermediate Adventures in Cable Knitting Cabling is a beautiful way to add texture and interest to your knits--and it's fun to do, too!

Learn how to create cables with and without a cable needle. Explore strategies on how to easily follow a chart and keep cable twists and turns. Karyn will show you how to read your knitting, how to keep those cables tidy, and even how to correct mis-crossed cables.

Note: Students should be comfortable knitting and purling to take this class.
Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1433 Intermediate Master Perfect Finishing Fear finishing no more and take your knitting to the next level.

Beginning with an investigation into the anatomy of a stitch and the interconnectivity between stitches in knitted fabric, we'll learn to use that knowledge to skillfully finish our knits.

The goal is to master the skills you need to finish your projects beautifully and easily. We will cover mattress stitch, weaving-in ends invisibly and perfectly picking up stitches. Once you gain confidence in these skills and see the results, you will agree that finishing can be fun.

Note: Students must be able to complete homework swatches independently to take this class.