Tuesday October 23, 2012 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM CDT
3448 Chicago Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Stephen West - Top Down Shawl Workshop - Tips and Tricks
In this workshop Stephen West uses his popular shawl designs to talk about shape, construction, and drape. Students will knit a small triangular swatch while topics such as cast ons, increases, bind offs, and blocking are discussed. Special emphasis will be focused on different shaping techniques. You will also learn some of Stephen’s favorite tips and tricks!
Materials: scrap yarn and needles of choice for a swatch (worsted weight recommended)
Homework: Familiarize yourself with Make One Left and Make One Right increases if you have never encountered them before.
Class Fee: $78
Stephen West is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma. After moving to the Chicago area, he caught the knitting bug and started designing patterns while epic amounts of wool infiltrated into his life. There was no looking back. He now lives in Amsterdam where he studies Choreography at the School for New Dance Development and travels frequently teaching knitting workshops throughout the United States and Europe. He creates his own series of popular self-published pattern collections and also designs for Malabrigo Yarns and knitty.com.
Need more info?
jeremy at stevenbe dot com