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Sally Melville – Borders and Buttonholes

BORDERS AND BUTTONHOLES This workshop explores the best techniques for these finishings that make such a difference in our knitted garments.  It covers basic maneuvers, four or more basic edging stitch patterns, and the very best buttonholes.  Participants will never again struggle with instructions to “pick up and knit 137 sts along right front” nor…
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Sally Melville – Essential Skills

ESSENTIAL SKILLS  No matter how advanced and accomplished we are, there are habits or holes in our knitting repertoire. Perhaps we rely upon the same cast-on, the same increase, the same decrease; perhaps we are confounded by selvage stitches; perhaps we knit without the awareness that we have choices. This workshop explores and explains the many…
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Sally Melville – Learning to Love Intarsia

LEARNING TO LOVE INTARSIA Intarsia (also known as picture knitting) is glorious stuff but not without its challenges. This workshop will explore techniques to create beautiful fabric, tricks to minimize the ‘mess’, and possibilities to design your own. SKILL LEVEL   intermediate SUPPLIES TO BRING   more homework yarn + part ball of light-colored yarn, same weight: colorful magazine…
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Sally Melville – Knit to Flatter and Fit

KNIT TO FLATTER AND FIT A knitter who spends the time and energy to make her own clothes should be rewarded with a result that makes her happy and proud. It should fit, it should flatter, and there should be no mystery as to how this happened. But sadly, and too often, this is not…
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Mistakes 101

We all make knitting mistakes…but how do you fix them? Make your knitting a more pleasurable experience by learning to fix your own mistakes. Don’t let your project become a UFO because you dropped a stitch, added a yarn over, or made some other mistake and can’t figure out what to do next.  Alison will show you…
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Come join Holly to knit this adorable toddler tunic. We have put together three different colorways in Sirdar “Cotton DK”: brights, muted or pastels.  This top is too cute to miss! Thursdays: July 26, August 2 and 9   11:00 – 1:00 There is no charge to participate. Please purchase patterns and yarns from Bella Filati.

Learn to Knit 1 (LTK1)

Have you been wanting to learn how to knit?  This class will get you started on your knitting journey. Starting with the basics, we’ll cast on and practice the knit stitch in this session. $20 for one 2 hour class plus materials purchased from Bella Filati.  Your instructor will guide you on what materials will…
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Color Class for Fades and Gradients

Do you have a skein of yarn that’s just too special to make plain socks or a sweater with? (If not you will find one at Bella Filati!) Let’s build a fade! Tammy will talk to you about the basics of color mixing or matching to create a beautiful fade. We will pick a project…
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Swoncho KAL with Holly

Come knit this cool design by Caitlin Hunter.  The pattern is top down, Fair Isle colorwork. You will choose one main color and 3 complimentary colors for the pattern design.  We will meet for 5 Tuesday afternoons to knit- a- long together. Free with purchase of yarn from Bella Filati Tuesdays 1:00 -3:00: June 19,…
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Learn to Knit 2 (LTK2)

Using what you learned in LTK1, you are ready to continue your knitting journey. This next class will teach you the purl stitch and how to bind off. $20 for one 2 hour class plus materials purchased from Bella Filati (students continuing from a previous LTK1 may bring their supplies from the first class).