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Pick-Up Artist

Instructor: Marie Greene       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: Intermediate      

Description ~ Pick-Up Artist

Join us for Marie's mind-blowing sweater finishing class – you will learn her unique, renegade finishing methods that you'll not see anywhere else. This exciting technique-driven class will teach you a wide variety of finishing methods that you'll use time and time again (and Marie will have you laughing all along the way). Time and again her students say this is the best knitting class they've ever taken. One thing's for sure – you'll ever dread finishing again! You'll learn:

 

  • Marie's formula for button band stitches
  • An untraditional approach to picking up stitches (with amazing results!)
  • Three techniques for getting a better neckline on your sweaters
  • Techniques for closing seams easily
  • How finishing can change your fit (for better or worse)
  • Why finishing starts when you cast on
  • And so much more!


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Pocket Science Isn't Rocket Science

Instructor: Marie Greene       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: Advanced Beginner      

Description ~ Pocket Science Isn't Rocket Science

My kingdom for a pocket! If you have always wished you could add a pocket to your favorite sweater – now you can. In this delightful and engaging course, Marie will show you a range of different afterthought pockets that you can fit onto almost any sweater. We'll cover not only how to work a variety of pockets, but how to choose their placement for practical use.


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The Sweater Whisperer

Instructor: Marie Greene       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: Advanced Beginner      

Description ~ The Sweater Whisperer

Everything you've ever wanted to know about sweater knitting but were afraid to ask. If you've never knit a sweater, or ever knit one that didn't fit – take this class and learn how to knock your next sweater out of the park. This has been Marie's most popular class over the years, and even experienced sweater knitters say it gave them a new understanding of getting the results they want with their sweaters. You'll leave feeling confident about knitting the right size and getting your ideal fit after taking this class.


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Modern Wool Embroidery

Instructor: Marie Greene       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: Beginner      

Description ~ Modern Wool Embroidery

Learn how to modernize and personalize any project quickly with wool embroidery. Marie will take you through the process start to finish – from finding your embroidery design to choosing your supplies, colors and placement, you'll learn a variety of techniques for creating different effects. Marie will cover specific considerations for how and where to add embroidery to your projects, and you'll complete several examples of different techniques in class.


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Twist & Shout (Knitting & Creating with Twisted Stitches)

Instructor: Marie Greene       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: Intermediate      

Description ~ Twist & Shout (Knitting & Creating with Twisted Stitches)

You'll never believe all the things you can do with twisted stitches! In this exciting class, you'll learn brand new twisted stitch variations and efficient ways to work them without a lot of extra fuss. Marie will walk you step-by-step through her techniques for twisting and turning your stitches into gorgeous textural patterns that you can apply to patterns you already have. In part one you’ll learn the techniques, and in part two you’ll get the chance to design your own – you’ll leave with your very own twisted stitch design!


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