Lorilee Beltman visits the Guild in February!
Lorilee Beltman, popular for her teaching expertise and skills, will be Guest Speaker at our meeting on February 7 and workshop leader on February 8 and 9. As a former yarn shop owner, she has a wealth of teaching experience that she happily shares. On Tuesday, Lorilee will share her explorations in adding color to our knitting in her presentation, Colors That Climb, Vertically Stranded Color Work. On Wednesday and Thursday, Lorilee will teach four different workshops for the Guild.
Lorilee is an instructor at Craftsy.com and Interweave, a Craft Yarn Council certified knitting instructor, a TNNA designer/teacher member, and the former Techniques columnist for Knitty.com. Her articles and designs have been published in The Ultimate Hat Book, Blue Moon Fiber Arts Rockin’ Sock Club, Vogue Knitting Magazine, Interweave Knits Magazine, Interweave Sockupied eMag, Twist Collective, and Beyond Toes by Judy Becker.
Sign up for one or more of Lorilee’s workshops at the January meeting. Or contact Program Chairs Karen des Jardins and Carol Myers at Programs@SanDiegoKnitters.com to reserve your spots. Each three-hour workshop is $30 for Guild members. See additional information for workshops on their events pages. Click on the links below to find supply lists, homework and detailed descriptions. NOTE: LORILEE’S WORKSHOPS TAKE PLACE AT THE HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS IN CARDIFF.
Lorilee Beltman Workshop 1: Colors That climb
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm In Colors That Climb, explore various ways that color can be added when contrast stitches climb vertically from round to round. Learn simple zigs and zags, colorful cables, lines between lace, and purl-only columns that look like caterpillars
Lorilee Beltman Workshop 2: Baby Surprise Jacket Confidence-Builder
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Learn how to overcome the issues knitters have with the pattern, leaping over the hurdles so we can knit it in the spirit Elizabeth Zimmerman intended.
Lorilee Beltman Workshop 3: Pick Your Knits and Purls – Introduction to Continental Knitting
Thursday, February 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Learn Lorilee’s brand of continental knitting and minimize your hand motions for a more comfortable and (perhaps) speedier way to knit.
Lorilee Beltman Workshop 4: Holey Squares Scarf
Thursday, February 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Learn the skills to make this attractive scarf featuring mitered squares.