BBKG Summer Workshop

The Bluebonnet Knitting Guild will be hosting a summer knitting workshop!

Saturday, June 23rd

10:00 am until 3:00 pm

Quilter's Dream

6409 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville

The Bluebonnet Knitting Guild (BBKG) is announcing a new series, Knitting Knowledge, a comprehensive course on building a foundation of basic knitting techniques. This summer we will cover the basics taught by three BBKG members who have many years of experience and include a The Knitting Guild Association Master Hand Knitter.

 

This workshop is for the beginner to intermediate knitter.

This is NOT a class to teach you to knit.

 

Prerequisites: know how to cast on, knit, purl and cast off.

 

Workshop Topics: understanding the knit and purl stitch, gauge, needles, yarns, knitted and cable cast on, increases and decreases, knit two together bind off, seams, picking up stitches, abbreviations, understanding a pattern, pattern language and other tips we have picked up over the years on topics as weaving in ends, using a lifeline and fixing simple mistakes.

 

Homework is required for this workshop and will be emailed to you.

 

Cost: $25 for BBKG members and $35 for non-members. Limit of 20 attendees and will be on a first come/first serve basis. Payment is required at the time of registration. Cash or check only please. No Paypal. A copy of Nancie Wiseman’s book The Knitter’s Book of Finishing Techniques, is included in the class fee.

 

Bring your brown bag lunch and the BBKG will provide dessert!

Quilter’s Dream has drinks available for sale.

 

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: JUNE 9, 2018

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