Tuesday, September 23, 2008

The fall weather is fianlly here, and at the Sheep we hare very happy to see new knitters taking up the craft to keep themselves warm on these crisp cool days. The first attempts at knitting can be a little bit frustrating, but we're here to help you out, and we have some great classes coming up that are intended to do just that!

Here's a look at some exciting classes that are coming up soon...

Mobius Cast-on
Thursday September 25 7-9pm.
$30.00/ person

Are you are fascinated by mobius knitting, but completely stumped by the process? You're not alone, thats why we have this class! In this one 2-hour session knitting wizz Kate Atherly will cover the mobius cast on, as well as knitting and finishing with an i-cord bind-off.

Magic Loop Socks
Monday September 29 7-9
$30.00/ person

For those of you out there who love to knit socks, but are not very fond of DPNs, magic loop knitting is the solution for you. This technique will allow you to knit in the round on one long circular needle (which can be reused on other non-sock projects!) Instructor Sarah will cover casting on and knitting in the round using magic loop. You will also learn how to adapt basic sock knitting techniques to magic loop (heel, gusset, toe)

Smart Knitters Finish First
SaturdaySeptember 27 9-11am

In this two hour workshop you'll learn smart techniques that will speed up the knitting process. Instructor Kathryn has some great tips and tricks that are sure to make you knitting more fun than it already is!
Of course, these are just a few of the classes that we offer at the Sheep. You can visit our website for more class details.

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