|At the previous Knit-Out, a volunteer teaches a new knitter.|
The following technique demonstrations will be offered at the knit out. These demonstrations will be led by staff of local yarn shops who are also Knit Out Exhibitors
12:30 – 1:00 Working with Space-Dyed Yarns
Space-dyed or "interval-dyed" yarns are colored in sections, with varied shades all along the strand. Learn to get different effects with these yarns—a great way to add more color to your work without having to manage multiple balls of yarn!
—brought to you by In Stitches & The Threaded Needle
1:00 – 1:30 Short Row Knitting
Ever wanted to knit something round but don't like circular knitting? Come find out how to knit the mysterious short row method! You'll be surprised how easy it is!
—brought to you by Windsor Button
2:00 – 2:30 Finishing Techniques
Learn ways to give your finished garments a more professional look.
—brought to you by Creative Warehouse
2:30 – 3:00 Crocheted Buttons
See how you can make your own buttons to match your knitted garment.
—brought to you by Woolcott & Co. Inc
3:00 – 3:30 Lace Knitting
Knitting beautiful lace items can be easy. Learn some of the basics with this demo.
—brought to you by The Woolpack
3:30 – 4:00 Pick Up That Stitch
Find out how to pick up dropped stitches that leave unsightly holes in your knitted fabic—even if you dropped stitches several rows back! You can also use this technique to fix other mistakes in your knitting.
—brought to you by Knits & Pieces
12:00 – 4:00 Spinning Demonstrations
See how yarn is spun from fleece.
—brought to you by Mind's Eye Yarns (and friends)
The demonstrations, like all Knit Out & Crochet 2004 events, are free of charge and open to anyone. Bring along a ball of yarn and some needles if you'd like to try out the techniques during the demonstrations.
Knitting and Crochet lessons will be offered all day long during the Knit Out. If you have needles and yarn feel free to bring them along. There will also be supplies available at the Knit Out, and some needles and yarn that you can take home (supplies limited).
Knitting and Crochet lessons for children are also being offered in the Knit Out Kids Korner.