What To Look For in Yarn
Have lots of stash and don’t know what it’s good for? Ever shopped for yarn not knowing what you’re getting? Get an insight into how yarn is made and what are some properties. Use these properties to determine what projects are suited for which yarns. Be a better shopper as well as a yarn user. Bring in present yarns in your stash to see what it might want to be “when it grows up.”
Level of Experience: Open to all knitters
- Work TWO identical swatches of at least 3 inches by 3 inches in any of the yarns you want to test out (that is, work two swatches using the same yarns).
- Wash and block ONE of these two swatches as per label’s instructions.
Materials to Bring to Workshop
- Various knitting needles
- Various yarns you’ve been waiting to use as well as the ones from homework
Materials fee: None
Cost: $30 for members ($65 for non-members which includes Guild membership through 2019). In order to receive a cancellation refund, please cancel prior to the beginning of the guest instructor’s Tuesday program.
How to Register: Sign up at a Guild meeting or send an email to Programs@SanDiegoKnitters.com. Be sure to include your name, the name of the workshop, your email address and a telephone number. Payment is requested at time of registration. Your registration is guaranteed upon confirmation of receipt of your payment.
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