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March 2019

Skill Session – Expanding Your Cast On Toolkit – 3/23

March 23 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
My Sister Knits, 1408 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States
$35.00 6 tickets left

Maybe  your go-to cast on is Long Tail method; perhaps it's backward loop; or something entirely different!  Kelly will cover these two methods - but would love to show you the Tubular Cast on; the German Twisted Cast on; the Crochet Cast on: and beyond.  She will give examples of when to use these different cast ons - citing patterns that use each one.  You can elect to cast on the Rikke Hat using the Tubular cast on for that…

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April 2019

Cable Channel Knit-a-Long – April Thursdays 4/4-4/25

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
My Sister Knits, 1408 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States
Free 8 spots left

Carol will be following KnitPurlHunter's Mystery Knit-a-long for the month of April, Thursday mornings from 10-11:30am.  Each Thursday a new clue will drop for the Cable Channel Pillow cover.  Michelle Hunter recommends Hikoo Kenzie for this project; although we have many options for substitutions if you desire.  Mad Tosh Farm Twist or Fibre Co. Arranmore Light would both work very well. All of the information for the MKAL is found here - you can just RSVP below and we will…

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Gingersnap Kid’s Cardigan 4/6, 4/13 & 4/27

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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4/6, 4/13 & 4/27
My Sister Knits, 1408 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States
$75.00 6 tickets left

This adorable kid's sweater is a great way to learn sweater construction on a smaller scale.  Johanna will teach you about getting gauge, learning the basic stitch terms, adding new colors, keeping track of rows; putting together a basic sweater with mattress stitch, and picking up stitches for neckline.  The finished product will result in a great gift the recipient will love!  Advanced beginners knowing how to knit, purl, cast on, bind off and do simple increase/decrease will have success here. …

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Rose City Rollers Summer Socks 4/10, 4/17 & 4/24

April 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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April 10, 17 & 24
My Sister Knits, 1408 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States
$65.00 2 tickets left

Ready to try socks, but don't want a huge yarn and time commitment?  Johanna will take you through this great 'shortie sock' pattern using double points or magic loop.  You can learn the construction of a sock and the result will be great to wear this spring and summer with sneakers or those fun open toed sandals.  She can even instruct you to make these two at a time, if you're game.   You will need 200 yards or so…

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Learn to Knit April 13 & 20

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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April 13 & 20
My Sister Knits, 1408 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States
$25.00 5 tickets left

Join Robin for an introductory course in knitting! Students will learn the basics of knitting that will give them the skills required to make a scarf, pillow cover or washcloth. We will cover casting on, the knit and purl stitch, binding off on a sample swatch; as well as various other handy skills like reading your stitches and how to create simple stitch patterns. Don’t worry if you don’t understand what all that means…Robin will teach you! Materials Included Please…

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Learn to Crochet April 13 & 20

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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April 13 & 20
My Sister Knits, 1408 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States
$25.00 6 tickets left

Join us for an introduction to crochet! Shannon will cover the basics of crochet, including how to chain (ch), single crochet (sc), half-double crochet (hdc) and double crochet (dc). She will also explain how to follow simple washcloth patterns. Supplies are included in Class Fee. Class meets for two sessions. Please sign up by April 6th.

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Crochet Rock Art – April 20

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
My Sister Knits, 1408 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States
$35.00 6 tickets left

Shannon crocheted this great yard ornament in quick fashion.  Create this fun project for your own yard or for spreading cheer to your friends and family.   Experienced beginners who have taken Beginning Crochet and have been practicing their skills can make this project.  You will learn the magic circle which will transfer to many other future patterns like beanies, and little amigurumi animals.   You will need a light fingering weight yarn, as in Quince Sparrow or Shibui Twig or…

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Fixing Mistakes April 23

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
My Sister Knits, 1408 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States
$25.00 6 tickets left

Let’s all admit it; there are times when knitting can become frustrating because of a dropped stitch or constant unraveling. Let Kelly help by teaching you how to get over the inevitable speed bumps. In this class, students will learn basic fixes like making vertical and horizontal corrections; unraveling, recognizing and correcting twisted and skipped stitches, and common causes for too many or too few stitches. Yarn – DK or Worsted weight yarn Needles – Corresponding needles for yarn, also…

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Colorwork Hat Class – April 27 & May 4

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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April 27 & May 4
My Sister Knits, 1408 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States

This class uses Elizabeth Doherty's Stitched Together Hat as a perfect first colorwork project!  Students will learn Arne and Carlos' very easy colorwork technique which is Jenny prefers. This class will teach the colorwork portion of the hat.  Students will also learn how to read a colorwork chart.  Students who sign up for this hat class need to be able to knit in the round and to start and finish this hat on their own. Materials needed: 3 colors of fingering…

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Skill Session – Cables 4/27

April 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
My Sister Knits, 1408 W Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States
$35.00 5 tickets left

Cables are really in this season - we've seen a plethora of patterns with cables as the focus. Kelly will untangle the mystery of cables in this skill session! You will learn about basic cables, cable structure and use,  along with several techniques on how to work cables using different tools. She will even teach you to cable without a cable needle! Bring a swatch about 30 stitches by 5 rows of stockinette stitch wide in a worsted weight or…

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