Pittsburgh's Knit, Crochet, Quilt & Creative Arts Festival!


March 24, 25, 26, 2017
David L. Lawrence Convention Center


Big City Knits in a Hot Minute! with StevenBe

Class Title: Big City Knits in a Hot Minute!big-city-knits

Teacher: StevenBe (Steven Mark Berg)

Class Day/Time: Saturday 9:00 to 12:00 noon

Class Length: 3 hours

Class Fee: $50.00

Class Description:

No rules, just fun – fast and furious knit and crochet with StevenBe! Capture this season’s hot trends right off the runway and make them this weekend! Explore the use of large circular knitting needles and with uber chunky yarns and combinations of fibers that will blow your mind. You will be inspired by his creative use of both traditional and non-traditional fibers and how to use them in unconventional ways. This workshop is intended to power up your creative juices and boost your imagination into overdrive. You will become comfortable using unconventional yarns with unconventional gauges and needle sizes and cast on simple knits with unusual techniques and Glitter Knitter flair that capture the concept of relaxing and thoroughly enjoying your knitting. Steven will review current trends and hot projects from his designer collections. This fashion and art presentation is interjected with anecdotes from Steven’s past in the world of high fashion and the inspiration he finds in his travels around the world. Break free from the rules of the pattern because there’s no such thing as mistakes, only variations!


Registration necessary, class size limited to 22


Supplies Needed:

A work-in-progress or finished project for show and tell (the desire to be admired is not required—but it is recommended!)

A StevenBe accessory pattern of your choice (this pattern will be the foundation for your quick knit while incorporating your newfound freedom from the rules—your finished project may turn out nothing like you expected and even better than the original!)

Knitting needles size US 13-19 and Tunisian crochet hooks (if you have them) starting at size L

A notebook and pen or pencil for taking copious notes

Steven’s goodie bag of most preferred notions, including: Stitch markers , Stitch holders ,Tapestry needles (2 or 3 of varying sizes; sharp, blunt, and large-eye– Chibi is a great choice) ,Tape measure (as cute as possible—fun tools are the best tools), Scissors,The Knit Kit is the perfect solution for gathering all of these notions in one spot. It is StevenBe’s perfect travel companion.


Materials Fee: None


Homework: None


A 3.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.

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