on the road with knitspot
a list of upcoming knitspot and bare naked wools events, updated as we add.
please contact the host venue for more information or to make reservations to attend. see you there!
2014 Bare Naked Wools Pop Up Stores
Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival Lexington, KY May 17,18
Great Lakes Fiber Show Wooster, OH May 24,25
2014 Knitspot Events
Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival Lexington, KY
Sweater Fitness May 16 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
An intermediate class exploring the important basics of sweater fit and construction. Participants will complete a thorough set of body measurements and discuss how to use them to choose and use a sweater pattern in an appropriate size ands may complete a gauge swatch in class. Other topics of discussion will include yarn choices, pattern reading and terminology, types and uses of shaping techniques (increasing and decreasing), tips and tricks for successful navigation through a Knitspot sweater design.
Beginning Lace Knitting May 17 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
A beginning lace class which covers topics such as getting types of lace motifs, organized for lace knitting, lace yarns, tools and techniques for successful lace knitting, terminology, simple architectural, and pictorial shapes in lace. Students will work through a lace sampler as a class project to practice different types of lace motifs (pattern provided).
Welcome to the Chart Side May 25 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
In this class we explore the practical application of charted knitting patterns, how to read them, and how to use them for speed and efficiency in creating knitted fabric. Various charting systems are reviewed and practice time provided in using charts for both knitting flat fabric and pieces worked in the round.