Color for Knitters and Embroidery on Knits
Date: September 26, 2015 - Saturday --- $225
Add-On Studio Day: September 27, 2015 ---- $150
Hours: 9:30 to 4:30
Visit Leyden Glen Farm when the autumn leaves are beginning to turn gold, red, orange, and bronze (nature permitting). See growing lambs grazing in the pastures. This class is for anyone from advanced beginner to experienced knitter. You will leave incredibly inspired and you will never think of your knitting the same. To read past student's comments about their experiences on Kristin's Weekend Retreats, click here.
You will be supplied with a couple homework assignments to bring along which will be used during the class.
Morning: All about Working with Color for Knitwear and In Life.
You will learn how Kristin sees color and how you too can become confident when working with color in your knitting and stitching life. Kristin is the author of Color By Kristin, Kristin Knits, Knitting for Baby, and many other knitting books. She is known internationally for her work with color, handmade textiles and interior decoration.
Afternoon: Embroidery on Knits
You will learn to embroidery on your knitted creations. You will bring a knitted homework swatch with you and you will decorate it similar to the swatches in this photo:
Add-On Day may include steeking depending on student's interests.
Students will bring a "Fair Isle sunflower homework pillow-top" which they will have finished before the class. You will sew and cut your own steek and learn to how to pick up around the edges. You can begin your mitered edge.
What is Included:Full instruction and hand-outs. Studio yarn will be shared. Snacks, beverages, instructional hand-out, and studio yarns while at class.
Saturday September 26th: - $225 includes hand-out.
Second Day - Add-on Studio Day September 27th: $150 for more instruction, a farm and farmhouse tour, and more individualized instruction depending on the students attending and their wishes. The second day is very loosey-goosey - more like a "studio day". Depending on students staying, we may be able to delve into the other topics I teach here at the farm.
Includes snacks, beverages, farm-raised lunch, instructional hand-out, studio yarns while at class.
Class Size: Limited to 8 students
There will be no refunds for this workshop - Please know that you can make it before registering. Our farmhouse is unfortunately not handicapped accessible. You will need to go down a flight of stairs to get to the studio. We have cats and dogs so if you are allergic, this is not the place for you.
You will receive a registration form to be completed. Please note any dietary restrictions so I can plan accordingly.
4 SPACES ARE AVAILABLE AS OF 6/18/15.
Begins: September 26, 2015
Ends: September 26, 2015
Limited to 8 participants
Deposit to Pre-register: $225.00