September 2008

*Click on class for description
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Knit Night Begins!!
6:30 to late



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2-4pm
Daytime Knit-in!



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7-9pm
Virgin Knitter class



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2-4pm
Daytime Knit-in!




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Knit Night
6:30 to late




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2-4pm
Daytime Knit-in!




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9-11am
Stashbuster!
Amigurumi



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2-4pm
Toe Up Socks w/Gusset

FULL
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7-9pm
Magic Loop socks



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2-4pm
Daytime Knit-in!




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Knit Night
6:30 to late




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7-9pm
Finishing Class




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2-4pm
Daytime Knit-in!




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9-11am
Virgin Knitter class



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2-4pm
Baby Surprise Jacket
1 of 2



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7-9pm
Virgin Knitter class



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2-4pm
Daytime Knit-in!



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Knit Night
6:30 to late



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7-9pm
Moebius Cast-on



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2-4pm
Daytime Knit-in!



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9-11am
Mom & Me

2-4pm
Smart Knitters Finish First
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2-4pm
Baby Surprise Jacket
2 of 2


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7-9pm
Magic Loop socks


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2-4pm
Daytime Knit-in!



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Knit Night
6:30 to late




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9-11am
Virgin Knitter class






Class Descriptions
The Baby Surprise jacket**
This two session class guides you through Elizabeth Zimmerman's clever BSJ pattern. You'll learn how to read the pattern and all key stitches & skills needed.  Learn about yarn choices, sizing and ways to customize the pattern, including adding a hood or collar & working with multiple colours.  Suitable for newer knitters.
Price: $40 includes pattern.  Bring 300m of sport, DK or worsted yarn & appropriate needles.
Instructor: Kate Atherley
Toe-Up Sock with Gusset**
You will learn the very popular toe-up sock construction with a gusset heel.  Most toe-up sock patterns have a design flaw in the heel which can cause problems with the eventual fit.  You will learn how to diagnose and fix any fit problems as you encounter them.  Sock experience not required,  but you must have experience working with DPN's
Price: $30,  bring a ball of sock yarn and suitable needles
Instructor: Kate Atherley
Finishing
This two hour workshop teaches all the key skills for assembling and finishing your knitting projects: seaming, picking up stitches for necklines, weaving in ends, and the advantages and disadvantages of various cast-off techniques.  The focus will be very much on making finishing as quick and painless as possible - we'll share all the cheats and shortcuts we know.  We'll also demystify blocking and talk about the proper care of your knits.
Price: $20,  bring any partially assembled projects you want to finish
Instructor: Kate Atherley
Moebius Cast on**
Are you enchanted and intrigued by Cat Bordhi's Moebius Knitting but having trouble crecking the code?  This 2 hour session will teach you how to cast on and work the Moebius and how to complete your Moebius projects with the i-cord cast-off.
Price: $30,  please bring worsted weight yarn and suitable needles.  We have Handmaiden kits if interested
Instructor: Kate Atherley
Magic Looped Socks
Love knitting socks but looking to use something other than DPN's all the time?  This class will show you how to make socks using the magic loop technique - in the round on one long circular!  In this two hour session we will cover how to cast on and knit in the round on magic loop and how to do the basic aspects of a sock - heel, gusset and toe using this technique.
Participants will need to have prior sock knitting experience.
Price: $30,  includes yarn and 5mm 82cm bamboo circular needle
Instructor: Sarah Fay
Virgin Knitter Class
This class is suitable for total beginners! Learn to cast on, knit, purl and bind off.  By the end of this two hour workshop you will have the skills required to make beautiful scarves!
Price: $30,  includes yarn and 7mm straight needles.
Instructor: Emily Foden or Sarah Fay
Mom and Me
This class is for Mom's or Dad's who would like to learn and share a creative and tactile skill with their children.  Join us to learn basic knitting techniques and fun project ideas.  the minimum age for the class is 8 years old.
Price: $60 for parent and child,  includes yarn and needles for each participant.
Instructor: Estelle Harding
Smart Knitters Finish First
Want to be a smarter knitter who finishes first?  Learn finishing techniques that let you finish as you knit.  Find out tips & tricks to plan a project so finishing is fast, easy and fun.  Participants need to know how to knit, purl, cast on/off and basic-level two-colour stranded knitting.
Price: $30, please bring 2 contrasting colour balls of same weight yarn(enough for a couple of 10cm square swatches), plus appropriate needles and 1 pattern that you'd like to plan out.
Instructor: Kathryn Hajer
Stash Buster, Amigurumi Toys
Amigurumi is a cute little crochet creature you will enjoy crafting.  In this class we will cover crochet in the round, shaping and assembly of Amigurumi.  This quick, stash-busting project is sure to make your project gallery a whole lot cuter and makes a great gift!  Basic knowledge of crochet required..
Price: $20.  Bring stash yarn and appropriate crochet hook.
Instructor: Emily Foden
** A Kate Atherley class exclusive to The Naked Sheep