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Felted Sheep



Sat., 3-19-16, 9:00 – 11:00am

This looks like SO MUCH FUN!!!!!!!

3D Wool Charm Needle Felting. The class project will be a felted sheep (of course).
Cecilia Ho will demonstrate how natural wool fibers work wonders! Student will learn 3D needle felting by using a felting needle as a tool to build a sculptured wool creation. This “3D Wool Charm Needle Felting” project will be a great hands-on fun to create one-of-a-kind, eco-friendly wool ornament. Students will make an adorable SHEEP in various natural color combos of white, black, grey & brown. There are multiple ways to accessorize as Christmas ornament, auto rear-view mirror charm, handbag charm or even baby mobile! No experience necessary! More Class Descriptions
$5 materials fee (felting needle, NZ Corriedale wool top, elastic cord)





3 hours

Sat., Mar 19th, 11:00AM – 2:00PM;


Class Type: knitting
Skill Level: Intermediate
Special Skills Required: previous experience with entrelac
Maximum Number of Students: 20
Class Description: Mitered entrelac is an exciting new technique that takes two or more tiers of entrelac around corners as seen in Laura’s new book, “Mitered Entrelac, Knitting Entrelac Around the Corner.” The precise matching at the corners is reminiscent of mitered frames. Working a coaster or beginning a dishcloth will teach you the skills needed to work full rounds of mitered entrelac from the center out. Class will cover the rectangles needed for the center setup and a full round of mitered entrelac, and introduce a new method of picking up stitches for tight and tiny transitions between blocks and an easy way to cast on a few provisional stitches directly onto your working needle.
Class Photo: attached
Homework: n/a
Supplies students should bring:  Three colors of worsted weight cotton (60 yards per color for dishcloth, 30 yards per color for coaster); and 32-40” US #7/4.5mm circular needle. More Class Descriptions

3 hours
Saturday, March 19th; 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Knit Companion is a knitting APP (ios system is required ie touchscreen ipad or touchscreen laptop with Windows).
Students will learn how to transform your library of knitting patterns into HIGHLY INTERACTIVE knitting instructions. Just Google You can go on a live tour in order to see what knit companion has to offer.
Please download the free app for class. You may upgrade to the “pay for” later if you’d like.
I’m taking the 7 hour class from Knit Companion in order to teach it to YOU!!!!!!!! That’s how much I like it!
See you in class. More Class Descriptions




Saturday Night;  March 19th $35.00; 2 hours, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Cathedral Window


Debuting at Spring Fling
SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL – Laura Barker will be debuting her Rose Window KAL that will soon be available on Ravelry
Rose Window KAL: People keep asking for it, so with more enthusiasm than experience, I’m about to start my first ever knit-along with my Rose Window Tote. Variegated yarn adds the color and sparkle of stained glass to the “window” and accents of this classic tote. Each week will feature varied skills to enhance your knitting repertoire. The finished tote is as practical as it is stunning, a perfect size to take everywhere. This KAL will be done on Ravelry,, where a new group will be formed. Pattern sections will be released in six increments from March 19 – April 23, 2016. For a couple of the releases, I’ll be participating in person, at Spring Fling in Atlanta and the Capitol Hill Knitting Guild in DC (see below), but there’s no need to be local to participate! More Class Descriptions

2 hours
10:00am – 12:00 noon, Sunday, March 20th More Class Descriptions
Don’t we all need this class? I’m pretty good at fixing mistakes in my knitting. BUT, lace is a different story for me. Lois Mitchell is known for her lace knitting and is a wonderful teacher. We couldn’t find a better combination to teach this class.

Felted Flower Broache

$35.00 2 hours; 12:00 – 2:00pm; Sunday, March 20th; 12:00 – 2:00pm
Join Cecilia Ho to learn needle felting & create an unique FLOWER BROOCH PIN to decorate your own knitted scarf or sweater! Discover how a felting needle can replace a  paint brush to create a wool painting or how the same felting needle tool to can be used to build sculpture wool creations. Students will have over 30 different NZ wool top color choices to needle felt a special “non-sew” palm-size 3D Flower brooch pin! Everyone is encouraged to freely include his/her own personality into each creation. Be creative & Felt an everyday conversational piece! Once the felted flower is ready, student can sew on a clip or pin at the back. Let’s join Cecilia & have fun needle felting! No experience necessary! All basic felting materials & supplies are included. 
Bring: Sewing needle & thread to attach brooch pin to the felted flower.
Optional: Bring heart-shaped cookie cutters (various sizes) More Class Descriptions
Material Fee: $12 (felting needles, felting foam, NZ Corriedale wool top, pre-felt, clip/pin, & other decoration accessories)

REVERSIBLE LACE$50 – 3 hours Sun., March 20th,  2:00 – 5:00pmThis is a technique that has been developed by teacher and designer Jolie Elder.Jolie is debuting this technique at Spring Fling 2016.

Juniperus ficus detail

Jolie Reversible Lace

We love lace! We love the feminine allure of lace shawls and wraps and cowls and scarves. But we do not love the wrong sides of these garments. Phooey! What’s a knitter to do? Did you know you can convert many stockinette-based lace patterns into reversible lace patterns? No, this is not double-knitting, but you should already be comfortable with 1×1 ribbing and lace knitting.

Skill level is intermediate.
Prerequisite: Students should already be familiar with the basic processes of knitting lace including yarn-overs, left-leaning decreases, and right-leaning decreases.
No materials fee. The pattern is provided as part of the class materials.

No homework, per se, but please be sure you meet the prerequisite (unless you really love being in over your head).
project uses 2 skeins of, round, springy yarn (Worsted Weight Merino is good)
Needles appropriate for 1×1 ribbing in the yarn you choose
If you want to practice before you cast-on the project, bring class yarn (worsted weight, plain, light-color, non-splitting) and appropriate needles. More Class Descriptions



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