September Knitting and Fiber News
- Autumn Sale: starting now and continuing through the September Seminar we have a huge assortment of sale items.
These include knitting machine accessories like Ribber Covers, Intarsia Carriages, Linkers, Color Changers, and more.
Pattern books for machine and hand knitting: large assortment of $5 books and magazines, $2 assortment, and TWO FOR $1.
Clearance yarns are marked in the store, come see the assortment.
$5.00 off any Yarn Winder in September! These include hand winders, ball winders, Daruma Twisters (only two still available), large wool winders, and electric cone yarn winders.
~September Club Meetings and Classes at Rocking Horse Farm~
Machine Embroidery Club, Sat. Sept. 4, 10am (free, all invited)
Machine Knit Club, Sat. Sept. 4, 1:30pm (free, all invited)
Demonstration Topic: News from the Mark Twain Knitting Seminar
Show and Tell: bring any item to share
Seminar prep day, Wednesday Sept. 15
Fiber Friends, knit/crochet/spin/etc. on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, Sept. 21, 6-9pm
SEPTEMBER SEMINAR: Sept. 16-18, 2010
Thursday evening Sept. 16th is optional, features a potluck meal, vendor shopping, pre-seminar special sales, and book reading by Author Nora Murphy 7-8pm.
**Friday and Saturday Knitting Machine Classes will include:
Basic Beginner Class
Bed Scarves (Bedspread Alternative)
Cast-Ons and Bind Offs
Fine Lace Used for Texture
Float Control Using the Ribber
Machine Cleaning and Repair
Seamless Socks: Knee High, Mini Cable, Hand Transfer Lace
Two Color Double Bed Knitting
Weaving on the Machine
**Passap Knitting Machine Seminar Classes include:
Starting at the Beginning
Socks in the Round
Knitting Fairisle Fabric like the Japanese Machines can
Review, Discussions and Questions
**DesignaKnit Software Classes (BRING YOUR LAPTOP!) will include:
Customizing Standard Garment Shapes with Bust Dart and Waist Shaping
Standard Garment Styling
Personalization Using Stitch Designer
**Other Seminar Classes will include:
Clothes Line Capers (using Clothes Line for rugs, bags, bowls & more)
Handknit & Crochet Sessions
Vintage Sock Machine (CSM) beginner to advanced (bring machine!)
Sewing & Embroidery Machine Projects
Embroidery Digitizing & Software Sessions (bring laptop!)
Rose Ver Vooren
Shawn Dolan (Repair Technician)
Joyce Hirning (Passap)
Nora Murphy (hand knitter)
Jan Ebner (Sock Machines)
Sharon Rassier (Sock Machines)
Barb Kuklok (Sewing)
Jerome Jensen (Embroidery & Digitizing)
Check the "files" section for the registration form and tentative class schedule.