Fri 2/12/16 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Want to be inspired and excited about knitting? Join Stephen West & StevenBe as they give a special presentation of their Trunk Show! They are bringing their exclusive line of yarn, lots of Stephen & Steven Swag, and lots of stories for your delight!
This workshop is all about showing off beautiful colors and fibers with simple techniques combined in clever ways. Techniques like stripes, slipped stitches, cabling, and intarsia will be explored and combined to create bold architectural fabrics. Discover the colors of your own journey as The Ste(ph)vens help to open your knitting world up to the magic of mixification: combining yarns with different fiber contents to create a totally unique fabric.
You’ve heard Steven say it, now experience it: a pattern is only a guideline! In this class you will choose your own adventure by picking SIX things from our playlist to create your custom Mixify Menu and find new, whimsical ways to work them into a base pattern from a StevenBe or Westknits accessory or garment pattern. Do you want to get out of “the box”? Empower yourself by learning to modify the written instructions to truly make anything you can imagine. Steven and Stephen will teach you their famous tips and tricks while you learn to let go and knit with wild creative abandon!
Design your own project! Shawls, scarves, and accessories of all types including Stephen’s famous neck collars and necklaces. Let Stephen & Steven guide you through creating your own one-of-a-kind pattern. Learn to listen to your inner designer, develop your own sense of style, and let go of all the old rules to open yourself up to the wonderful world of creating wearable art. Become the designer you always wanted to be. Check out some of the cool techniques you’ll pick up in this once in a lifetime workshop:
•Westknits' signature stripes
•Westknits' Shortcut Rows
•Decorative add-ons such as tasteful tassels and pretty pom poms
•Integrating crochet as design elements
•Creating simple pattern recipes that make a BIG statement!
Stretch your knitting chops and change your knitting life with Stephen West and StevenBe. This Colorful, Dynamic Duo workshop is designed to be an amazing opportunity to have fun while learning Stephen & Steven’s best tips and tricks. This class will set you free from having to follow a pattern as written and help you get the confidence needed to create your own designs and modifications. Remember: a pattern is only a guideline! Step out of your comfort zone and experience the magic of mixology, taking a variety of yarns from different brands, weights, and fiber contents to create magical and unique scharves. Start with a base pattern from Stephen or Steven and learn different methods of creating angles and edges, modifying the shape with modular knitting, adding new colors, and combining fibers in unique ways to customize the pattern and make it stand out and get noticed!