High-Class Finishing Techniques

November 9 (Wed) 6-9  
$90 (does not include book and supplies) 


All parts of your sweater are done. What’s next? Learn how to make your project even more beautiful with correct finishing steps. We’ll cover different blocking methods; seams; alternative methods of picking up stitches for a neckline, button bands, and other edges; 3-needle bind off; collar shaping for best results; and much more. If you do it right, you will love your sweater.

Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; have knit a few accessories

Homework:​ With worsted-weight yarn make 4 swatches in stockinette stitch as follows: CO 30 sts, work for 3"/7.5cm, bind off all sts.
Supplies to Bring:The homework swatches, worsted-weight yarn, needles, crochet hook, tapestry needle, safety pins.

The class is based on the book The Art of Seamless Knitting. The book is available at Yarn Matters (optional). Faina will be signing the books at the workshop. 

Amazing Art with Slip Stitch

November 8 (Tue) 10-1  
$90 (does not include book and supplies) 


Go beyond the traditional slip stitch and learn how to create incredible, head-turning projects that look like an art piece. Combine traditional, fancy, and woven slip-stitch patterns using one or more colors to make your own masterpiece. It will stay our secret how easy it really is. Using contemporary colors, yarns, and shapes of your choice makes you feel like a painter.

Technique Requirements: Basic knitting, easy colorwork.

Homework: None
Supplies to Bring: 3 or 4 colors of DK- or worsted-weight yarn and suitable needles.


The class is based on the book The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting. The book is available at Yarn Matters (optional). Faina will be signing the books at the workshop. 

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF DISCOUNTS


- 10 % off if you sign up for both classes ($162 instead of $180);
- 10 % off on everything in the shop on the day when you sign up for a workshop. 

WORKSHOPS

by Faina Goberstein  

To Sign Up Call (757) 585-4344, 

or Stop By Yarn Matters

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