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“Stars and Stripes”: The Norwegian Fana Sweater with Mary Scott Huff

Explore the tradition and history of the beautiful Norwegian Fana sweater as you create your own personalized pattern, for any size and color combination you wish. In this workshop, students will follow Mary’s Fana “recipe” to create their own Norwegian-style work of art. Mary will set up a dedicated Ravelry group so she can answer your questions, and so students can communicate and stay in touch during […]

A Skirt for All Seasons: Knitted Skirt with Ann Budd ~ This is a 4 Session Class.

Join Ann Budd ( as she shows you how to make a custom-fitted skirt. From its comfortable elastic waist to its hip darts to its flared lower edge, this will be a fun, flattering addition to your wardrobe. This is what you’ll learn: Class 1 (Aug. 11): Overview of skirt construction, taking body measurements, choosing yarn, knitting a gauge swatch;Class 2 (Aug. 25):  Casting on for […]

Knitted Gansey Fisherman’s Sweater with Beth Brown-Reinsel

This class is full. Please contact Dana at if you’d like to be put on a waiting list – in the event that someone cancels.  Dates: Aug. 8 & 22; Sept. 19; Oct. 24; Nov. 14 & 21. Beth Brown-Reinsel ( has spent her career studying Nordic, British Isle, and Baltic knitting traditions, and sharing this knowledge through patterns, classes, and workshops. We are thrilled […]

Short Rows with Bristol Ivy

Short rows are a handy way to add shaping to your knitting in both conventional and unexpected ways. Use them to turn a heel on a sock, better tailor a garment to your shape, or add unexpected twists and turns to accessories. Bristol will discuss the mechanics of short rows and offer several different short row techniques, including German short rows and Japanese short rows. She’ll […]

Brioche Doctor with Michele Lee Bernstein

You’ve learned to knit brioche, and you love it! But sometimes things go wrong. Learn how to fix common brioche mistakes, from simple missed yarn-overs all the way through frogging and getting your work back on your needles. Prerequisite: Experience with 2-color brioche rib knitting. This is not a beginning brioche class. We’ll be working with a flat swatch, and instructions will be provided in the […]

Knitting with Beads with Sivia Harding

Sivia Harding is well known for her delicate designs incorporating beads into knitted fabric. Sivia will guide you as you learn numerous increases and decreases that will result in your own soft and lovely “Heart to Heart” shawl. You’ll also learn a lot about choosing, ordering, and incorporating beads into your knitting. $65 + materials. Fee includes pattern. Add kit: additional $42, includes postage. You will […]

Yarn-Crossed Lovers: A Beginner’s Guide to Intarsia with Bristol Ivy

  Intarsia often conjures up images of voluminous ‘80s sweaters covered in puppies, lambs, and Laura Ashley florals. But the technique itself is super easy, very fun, and lends itself incredibly well to modern, linear, and graphic shapes. In this class, we’ll learn how to work Intarsia flat, how to create shapes, and how to use increases and decreases to make Intarsia look even better. Participants should […]

Make It Your Own: Top-Down Circular Yoke Sweater with Ann Budd ~ 6 Lesson Class

All classes meet from 9:30-11:30 Pacific Time via Zoom on the following dates:July 10, 17 & 31; Aug. 7 (Knit Along only; no instruction), Aug. 14 & 28.  In this six-lesson, eight-week online class, you’ll learn how to use the charted instructions in “The Knitter’s Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters” to design and knit a Circular Yoke sweater with help from Ann Budd every step of […]

Fair Isle Tams with Beth Brown-Reinsel

This two-session Fair Isle class will give you experience in two-color knitting. Students will learn how to knit ribbing, border, and the “wheel” of the tam on double-point or circular needles, in four colors (though only two colors will be used in any one round). We will talk about yarn dominance, holding the yarns in two hands, weaving yarns to reduce snagging, reading tam charts, border […]

Darn It! with Michele Lee Bernstein

We love wearing our knits, and sometimes that means they need some TLC. Learn to repair your knits with duplicate stitch, knitted patch, or woven patch. These can be functional repairs (a hole in a sweater or sock), or decorative repairs (personalizing a garment). Supplies for class: Worsted weight yarn in 2 contrasting colors; working your swatch in a light color will make it easier to see […]