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Spin City - New York Message Board › new Workshop schedule at the Point (Spinning!!!)

new Workshop schedule at the Point (Spinning!!!)

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Ready to try something new?
Our workshops are just the right thing to learn a new technique or just spread your creative wings!

Spindle Spinning
Taught by Alexandra Sarkozy
If you spin it, you will knit! Learn the basics of spinning, how to draft, spin and make a yarn that you can be proud of in no time! Once you start spinning you won?t be able to stop.
(All Materials included)
2:00-5:00pm, $65
Saturday: April 19
Saturday: April 26
Saturday: May 10
Saturday: May 24

Yarn Dyeing
Taught by Megan Novak
Once you learn how to spin it, you gotta learn how to dye it! It?s easy and fun to do. We?ll have a selection of wool yarns and will describe the process, from natural fiber to gorgeous hand-painted yarn. Imagine how incredible you can make your next project, with your very own color-way!
(Materials not included. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class)
10:00-1:00, $65
Sunday: May 25

Slip Stitch Hat Class
Taught by Hannah Wallace
Learn how to make this adorable multi color hat. Using either self-stripping yarn, or two different solid color yarns, you will learn a fun slip stitch pattern knit on the diagonal forming a flat rhomboid shape. With simple and clever construction you will have a fun hat! Can be trimmed with a crochet or knit picot edge with same or contrasting yarn
2:00 ? 4:00
$75/2 weeks
Saturday: April 5th and 12th

Knitting Socks on 2 Circular Needles
Taught by Kiana Malekzadah
Have a double-pointed needle phobia? Or do you just want to learn this new hot method for knitting socks? Well, this is the class for you! Come to The Point before to pick out your yarn and needles for the class.
(Materials not included. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class)
12:30-3:30
$90/2 weeks
Wednesday: April 9th and 16th

Baby & Kids Tank
Taught by Kiana Malekzadah
Learn how to knit up this cute little summer top for your cutie. Simple pattern whose size adjusts with just the change of yarn choice. The perfect advanced beginner project!
(Materials not included. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class)
12:30-2:30
$75/2 weeks
Wednesday: May 14 & 21


Barbara Kerr Workshops
www.barbarakerrknits.com

Design Your Own Sweater
Designing your own sweater can free you forever from patterns. Just as with anything new you learn, the beginning is filled with new knowledge to make your own. Practice is involved, as is patience. Using Ann Budd?s book ?The Knitter?s Handy Book of Sweater Patterns, you will choose yarn, a sweater style, and a stitch pattern. You will in this 4-session class design, knit and finish to perfection your own first design.
(Materials not included. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class)
10:00 ? 1:00pm
$180/4 weeks
Sunday: April 6, 12, 27, May 18th

Pattern Reading
You know how to knit and purl. You?ve made scarves! Now you?re ready to take the plunge and knit something. But those directions!
You will learn the abbreviations, the meaning of the *?s, the ( )?s and to read between the lines.
(Materials not included. To download any materials list, go to barbarakerrknits.com. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class.)
2:00 ? 5:00, $65
Sunday: April 6th

Finishing Workshop
During this workshop we will focus on ways to work seams; using mattress stitch, garter stitch seaming, and grafting sleeves to body. Learn how to work; short rows, a 3-needle bind off, pick up stitches along a curved edge, a cast off for kid?s pullovers and how to attach a vertical knit band with buttonholes.
We will work with swatches to learn experientially, and go home with a written handout and Tips sheet.
Time permitting questions will be addressed and solutions sought.
(Materials not included. To download materials list & homework, go to barbarakerrknits.com. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class.)
2:00 ? 5:00, $65
Sunday: April 13th

Color For Dynamic Results
How many times have you bought gorgeous, colorful yarns that you thought would go together?
You knit it up and it stays in the drawer, unworn.
How to put colors together is not rocket science.
It?s a learnable skill ?in our class you?ll cast on 11 stitches and knit various color combinations according to color theory parameters. You?ll see, before your very eyes, the beautiful results. You?ll bring yarn and I?ll bring yarn for you to play with.
Sign up for a fun day playing with yarn.
(Materials not included. To download materials list & homework, go to barbarakerrknits.com. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class.)
10:00-4:00, $75
Sunday: April 20th

Cable & Lace
These are some of the sweetest patterns. The cables draw the knitting together and the lace spreads it apart. Vest is available. During this 3-hour class you will learn to work a fantastic combination of cables and lace. A written handout of the patterns and techniques taught in class is included as well as some patterns for further exploration.
(Materials not included. To download materials list & homework, go to barbarakerrknits.com. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class.)
2:00-5:00, $65
Sunday: April 27th

Aran Knitting
No need to fear cables. Let Barbara Kerr untangle the mystery of these beautiful twists. Aran knitting produces classic looking sweaters and blankets. They look far more complicated to execute than they actually are! During this 3-hours class you will learn to work a complex cable pattern and work a combination of typical Aran stitches.
(Materials not included. To download materials list & homework, go to barbarakerrknits.com. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class.)
2:00-5:00, $65
Sunday: May 4

Continental Knitting
sometimes called European or Left handed knitting. You know you?ve always wanted to learn. It?s the faster, more efficient way to knit. Knitting rib is faster then you can imagine!
(Materials not included. To download materials list & homework, go to barbarakerrknits.com. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class.)
2:00-5:00, $65
Sunday: May 18

Introduction to Intarsia Knitting
Intarsia knitting is the technique used to knit blocks of color, including squares, circles and pictures. You will learn to read the chart and finishing of the tails of yarn. We will work a sampler in class to learn the technique.
(Materials not included. To download materials list & homework, go to barbarakerrknits.com. Materials must be purchased at The Point. Receive 10% discount on materials for class.)
2:00-5:00, $65
Sunday: May 25

Men?s Knit Night
It takes balls to knit?! Men, come every second Sunday of the month to enjoy an event just for being a man who wants to knit! Lucky guys?
Second Sunday of every month. 5:00 pm
Free!
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