Circles and Polygons: Knitting Petoskey Stone Medallions with Amy Tyler

Thursday afternoon mini-workshop Skill Level Intermediate.  Participants should be comfortable with cast on, bind off, knit stitch, purl stitch, basic increase, basic decrease. Class Length 3 hours Class Description In this workshop we will knit a medallion that was inspired by the state stone of Michigan, the Petoskey stone. The medallions are flat circles, knitted from … Read more

Drafting and Plying with Ginger Clark

Thursday afternoon mini-workshop Skill Level All levels, but must be able to spin a continuous yarn. Class Length 4 hours Class Description Spinners often have a default way of drafting and never experience different methods of drafting fibers for different yarns. Plying those yarns can make a huge difference in the yarn structure and how … Read more

Beautiful Hems with Margarete Griffiths

Thursday afternoon mini-workshop Skill Level All levels. Class Length 2.5 hours Class Description Workshop will cover how to plan and execute beautiful hems primarily for towels and napkins.  Workshop will cover both hand sewn and machine hems.    Instructor will provide fabric to practice on and examples of different types of hems.  If you hate hemming, … Read more

Inkle Weaving Intermediate Techniques: Three Shaft Turned Krokbragd with Daryl Lancaster

Thursday afternoon mini-workshop Skill Level Intermediate – Advanced.  Should be able to warp an inkle loom, weave a competent band, and follow a complex draft. Class Length 4 hours Class Description For those who are looking for the next step with this simple two shaft loom, explore this more challenging technique for greater versatility in … Read more