Silk Scarf Painting with Susan Dunn – Part Two

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Silk Scarf

Silk Scarf Painting

Come create a one of a kind piece of wearable art.  This class will cover many silk painting techniques.  All supplies needed to complete a silk scarf are included.  The design possibilities are endless.

Date:  Saturday, September 13, 2014

Time:  10:30a – 4:00p

Fee:    $72.00, to be paid to instructor.

 

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Silk Scarf Painting with Susan Dunn

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Come create a one of a kind piece of wearable art. This is an introductory class in silk painting. All the supplies needed to complete a silk scarf are included. Everyone can create a beautiful scarf, no prior painting experience needed.

Date:  Tuesday, September 16

Time:  6:00p-8:00p

Fee:    $48.00, paid to instructor.

 

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Through The Looking Glass

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This course will take you through the next level of KnitCompanion.  Your eyes will be opened to the possibilities of what (you and) KnitCompanion are capable of achieving.  To attend this 3 hour workshop you must be comfortable using the KnitCompanion app to set up your pdf projects or have completed the Elevate Your Knitting workshop.

When I first saw a demonstration of what this app can do, I felt like Alice and I had just stepped through the looking glass.

Students Must Bring to Class:

  • An Ipad, WiFi capable
  • After you register for class, you will receive an email with a selection of free pattern downloads we will be using in class.
  • Knit Companion paid version downloaded and installed to your Ipad (available on the Apple App Store)

Instruction:  Heidi Sunday
Class Date:   Thursday, October 23
Class Time:  5:00p-8:00p

Class Fee:     $25.00, paid to instructor

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Elevate Your Knitting

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Have you ever looked at a beautiful pattern and wondered how in the world you will tackle that beauty?  This 3 hour workshop will introduce you to the tools to bring your knitting into the 21st century.  Afterwards, online courses or in person instructor classes are available to learn more at your own pace after this workshop.

Using a revolutionary new app, called Knit Companion on your Ipad, you will learn how to download a pattern pdf, create a project, and see what makes Knit Companion the best thing that’s happened to knitting in a long time!

We will be using a variety of pattern downloads to learn the basics of using Knit Companion to take control of your pattern library and customize your knitting experience.

Students Must Bring to Class:

  • An Ipad, WiFi capable
  • After you register for class, you will receive an email with a selection of free pattern downloads we will be using in class.
  • Knit Companion paid version downloaded and installed to your Ipad (available on the Apple App Store)

Instruction:  Heidi Sunday
Class Date:   Thursday, October 23
Class Time:  12:00-3:00p

Class Fee:     $25.00, paid to instructor

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Hitofude Cardigan – Knit A Long

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Join us for a Knit A Long for the Hitofude Cardigan.  We will meet at The Fibre Studio from 1:oop to 3:00p each Saturday beginning August 16 and continuing through September.

We are using Merino Bamboo, hand dyed at The Fibre Studio. Our Merino Bamboo yarn is a light fingering weight that has been hand dyed at The Fibre Studio and is available in tonal or color washes.  It is a lovely combination of Superwash Merino and Rayon of Bamboo plied for extra softness.  Each 4.0 ounce skein has a generous 560 yarns.  It is a lovely yarn, has a wonderful drape and is perfect for this project.  For a size S-M, it will take 2 skeins, for the larger sizes, it takes 3 skeins.

Come in and select your color.

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Moebius Cowl

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This is an easy project, but incorporates an interesting technique – it is a true Moebius  using the Moebius cast on  If you are not familiar with this cast on, click here to view Cat Bordhi – Intro To Moebius Knitting.

Materials:
1 Skeins Bulky Yarn – Baby Alpaca Grande, Noro Nadeshiko, or Misti                              Alpaca Chunky.
Needle – US #13, 47 inch cable.
One stitch marker and darning needle.

You’ve reviewed the tutorial and are ready to get started.  Cast on 120 stitches using the Moebius cast on, place marker (this will mark the beginning of the round).

Pattern Stitch:

Rows 1-2:    *K4, P4* (**Repeat for all rounds).
Rows 3-4:      K6, P4, *K4,P4* (**Repeat for all rounds).
Rows 5-6:      P4, K4, P4, *K4, P4* (**Repeat for all rounds).
Rows 7-8:      P6, K4, P4, *K4, P4* (** Repeat for all rounds).

Repeat this pattern until you have 8 yards remaining.  Bind off  loosely (I love the Icelandic Bind Off)

You may use two skeins to make a wider cowl.

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Nuno Felted Scarf or Shawl with Vickie Clontz

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Learn to wet felt these very beautiful scarves, or perhaps even a shawl/wrap.  Nuno felting is fun, physical, and fabulously unique.

Back by popular demand, instructor Vickie Clontz is going to show us how to create something so individual to the student, the opportunities for creativity are endless.

Want to be inspired?  Looking to burn off a few calories?  This is the place for you!

Click here to go to our Flickr page, from the sets page, you can view more pictures from Vickie’s past Nuno Felted Scarf workshops by selecting the Nuno Sets.

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a beach towel.  Students should arrive by 10:15am.  Workshop is limited to ten students.  Please check calendar for workshop dates and call 704-643-7720 to reserve your spot.

Workshop price:  Scarf – $85 or Shawl – $105

The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For
4724 Sharon Road, Suite K
Sharon Corners Shopping Center
Charlotte, NC 28210

 

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