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Suzanne Nielsen – Workshop 1

Wednesday, May 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pooling Workshop

Class Description: In this workshop we will explore the idea of yarn lead pooling. Have you ever loved how the yarn looked in the skein but were disappointed with how it looked when knit? This method will give you more control! Plus, you will learn the skill of knitting in the opposite direction.

Students will receive “The Dance” cowl pattern and the “Synchronized Swimming” scarf pattern. Techniques used in both patterns will be covered.

Meeting Format: Lecture and hands-on learning

Level of Experience:  Students should have basic knowledge of knitting and purling with a desire to learn and push outside their comfort zone!

Materials and Supplies to Bring to Class:

• Size US 7 circular needles in desired length for working a cowl circumference (24” or longer)
• A second pair of size US 7 needles
• Two skeins of yarn 400 yards or more each (one for the cowl and one for the scarf). The yarn should   have color repeats with at least one of the colors having repeats that are about 10” long.  Most variegated hand dyed yarn will work
• 2 locking stitch markers

Homework: None

Class Size: Maximum of 15

Cost: $30 for members ($65 for non-members which includes Guild Membership)

How to Register: Email Programs AT SanDiegoKnitters DOT com (Note: to use Guild email addresses, you’ll need to change the AT and DOT to appropriate symbols and eliminate any spaces. Guild email addresses are not clickable.) –  Be sure to include your name, the name of the workshop, your email address and a telephone number. The confirmation email will include where to mail your check #.

Or register in person at the April Guild meeting. Credit card payments are in-person only via a Square swipe (a small service fee will be added.)

# Reminder: Checks are to be made payable to San Diego North Coast Knitters Guild (payee name must be written out in full.) Please write name and date of the workshop on your check.

Cancellation Policy: Please notify us as early as possible if you need to cancel your workshop registration. Refund of the workshop fee requires a cancellation notification at least 48 hours in advance of the workshop. Fees cannot be refunded for cancellations with less than 48 hours advance notice.

Location: Encinitas Community Center, Room 118, location details below.

Learn more about Suzanne Nielsen’s visit and the May 7 meeting here.


Wednesday, May 8
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Encinitas Community Center
1140 Oakcrest Park Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
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