Freshly Dyed and drying in the shop this week!
Confetti is squooshy soft!
with superb stitch definition-
10% Nylon for shape retention
twist is OPEN
OPEN Wednesday 12 – 6
OPEN Thursday 12 – 5
OPEN Friday 12 – 5
OPEN Saturday 11 – 5
OPEN Sunday 11 – 5
Classes @ twist
Drop-in Help with Krista Ann
This Saturday Afternoon, March 11 from 2 – 4pm
Help with all your questions or problems on any knit or crochet project…with any yarn!
No appointment needed…
.Treat yourself to a Stay-cation @ twist!
Add to your skill set with these technique filled classes:
10 Things Every Knitter Should Know with Grace Akhrem
March 19, Sunday 10-5 (1 hour lunch break)
This is a crash course in the top ten techniques that will change your life as a knitter. After this class you will go home with the knowledge that will not only make your life easier but your knitting even better!
In this class we will cover the following 10 techniques:
How to swatch in the round without knitting in the round
Invisible provisional cast on
How to cast on hundreds of stitches without pre-measuring your yarn
How to pick up stitches
The perfect mattress stitch
Three needle bind off
Jogless seam when striping in the round
Stretchy (or elastic) Bind off
Class Fee: $68
Getting in Good with Gauge with Grace Akhrem
March 26, Sunday from 10 – 12:30
In this class we will cover everything there is to learn about gauge and tension.
We will get started with learning how to understand the different gauges of yarn and which needle size is appropriate for each gauge of yarn. Then we will move onto swatching and the importance of swatching, here we will go in depth on how to adjust our gauge to fit the project we would like to knit and also how to properly check our gauge. Lastly we will discuss all the factors that can change our gauge and then
we will learn how to swatch in the round.
Class Fee $28.
Stash Busting with Grace Akhrem
March 26, Sunday from 1-5
In this class students will come with an inventory of their yarn as well as patterns and books that you have at home. Together with the help of the instructor, students will decide whether or not to keep or donate each skein of their stash. In this class Grace will help the students dedicate a pattern (either from one of their books, magazines or patterns, or one from the shop) to each part of their stash. In some cases where the student might need to supplement his/her stash with other yarn, Grace will assist the student in choosing the right yarn and color for the project.
Class Fee $44
Secrets to Successful Lace Knitting with Grace Akhrem
May 7, Sunday from 10-5 (1 hour lunch break)
In this class students will learn all the techniques needed to knit lace successfully, whether you have knit lace before or not – after this class you will be able to approach lace knitting with confidence. We will cover the following techniques in class:
2. Chart reading and understanding
6. Provisional Cast on
7. Backwards Loop Cast on
8. Lace Cast On
9. Needle Selection
10. Yarn Selection
Class Fee $68
Sunday Social Knitting with Monika
Sunday afternoon, April 2 from 12 – 2+
Free event! Space is limited, please R.S.V.P.