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Tips and Tricks with Heather Storta

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August 24, 2024
August 24, 2024
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


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Class Title:  Tips and Tricks

Teacher Name:  Heather Storta

Class Length: 3 hours

Class Fee: $60.00

Class Day/Time:  Saturday, 2:00PM to 5:00PM

Class Description:

Baffled by gauge swatches? Having trouble with tension? Want to improve your cast ons and bind offs? This class is for you!
Join us for this eclectic, fast-paced class that is full of Heather’s tips and tricks to make your knitting shine. We will cover blocking and measuring gauge quickly, then move on to perfecting your cast ons and bind offs,
taming your tension, ways to join new yarns, weaving in ends, joining to work in the round, cabling without a cable needle, and loads more!


Registration necessary, class size limited 20

Supplies Needed:  Students will need to bring:

  • Homework swatch, blocked
  • Smooth, light colored worsted weight yarn
  • Appropriate needles to yarn – circulars
  • Pen and paper to take notes

Materials Fee: (payable to teacher):  $0

Homework: One swatch, blocked. Using a solid, light-colored, smooth, worsted weight yarn, cast on 30 sts with appropriate needles (size 7 or 8 will work for most knitters.)
Work 5” of stockinette st. Bind off.

Please block your swatch before class. (Ideally, soak in lukewarm water, then lay it flat to dry, uncurling the edges and pinning square – without stretching the swatch.)

A 4.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.

An Admission ticket must be purchased to attend all classes

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