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LPCCA offers a variety of classes and workshops in the fiber arts, including courses in weaving, knitting, and more.
Learn the fundamentals knitting, a traditional technique with enduring appeal. Then apply what you have learned by casting on and beginning to work yarn.
This class will cover the following skills:
Color value, Methods for working two-colors, Casting on, Reading Charts, Yarn dominance, Catching floats, Proper tension, Fixing mistakes.
Learn the fundamentals of Fair Isle knitting, a traditional technique with enduring appeal. Then apply what you have learned by casting on and beginning to work a multi-colored cowl project in beautiful Shetland wool yarn.
This class will cover the following skills: color value, methods for working two-colors, casting on reading charts, yarn dominance, catching floats, proper tension, and fixing mistakes.
Rita has been weaving on and off for over 45 years. Her husband bought her a loom as an engagement gift instead of a ring. She is a certified Master Weaver Level 1 and continues to learn and explore. She loves mixing colors in a painterly way and exploring all manner of looms from tree branches to rigid heddles to large floor looms. Rita says, “Teaching a subject I love is pure joy for me.”
Liz Washburn is an avid knitter, who loves to share her passion with others. A Craft Yarn Council certified instructor, she has taught at local yarn shops, schools, and churches. Liz is a knitwear designer, with numerous published patterns, many of which incorporate stranded color-work and lace techniques.