The pieces have been knitted. The pattern says weave in ends and finish – huh? No more explanation than that, now what? The Finishing Workshop is for you! Learn the ins and outs of seaming, picking up stitches for button bands, and weaving in ends.
Prerequisites: This class is for the intermediate knitter who has already completed projects in the past but wants to polish their finishing skills.
Skills Taught: Finishing techniques.
Dates: Thursday, January 16 from 6p – 9p
Knitting tool kit: scissors, tapestry needle, pins, tape
measure, small amount of yarn from stash and completed swatches from homework.
Homework: Make two swatches in garter stitch using a light colored worsted weight yarn and US 7 or 8 needles. Cast on 14 stitches and work in garter for 4 inches and bind off.
Make eight more swatches this time in stockinette using a light colored worsted weight yarn and US 7 or 8 needles. Again, cast on 14 stitches and work in stockinette for 4 inches and bind off. Block all ten swatches.
Class Size: Minimum of 4 students, maximum of 8.
Instructor: Amy Gallmeyer Knitting
Please call or stop in to sign up and reserve your spot! 616.551.1273
***Class Registration Policy***
Payment is due upon time of registration. Class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Refunds will be given as store credit only. Classes with fewer than four students may be canceled or rescheduled for insufficient registration. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for students 16 years of age or older. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates.
Be sure to come to the studio early enough to have your supplies purchased and your yarn wound into balls before the start of class. Purchasing supplies from Michigan Fibre Studio supports your LYS and enables us to continue bringing in teachers for your continued fiber education.
Weather Policy – Michigan weather is unpredictable. We will make a determination 2 hours before class whether or not class will be held or cancelled. Determination is based on the weather in Eastown. If we cancel due to weather, you can either be refunded, transfer to a new session, or store credit. If you cancel due to weather and the class is still held, class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Refunds will be given as store credit only.
You are taking a space in the class that someone else could be using. Please be courteous of instructors time. Instructors are paid even if you do not show up.
*Consignment yarn not included in discount
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