Knitting for Speed and Efficiency


One seat for Knitting for Speed and Efficiency with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee on October 13, 2020. See details below for more info.

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Knitting for Speed and Efficiency with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

Workshop Description: This interesting class examines the various techniques, attitudes and history of the most productive knitters, and is designed not necessarily to change how you knit (unless you want to) but to help you become the most efficient knitter you can be on your own terms. We’ll look at the various styles of knitting, and have some instruction on “lever knitting” (fixed needle knitting.) We’ll talk about techniques for knitting faster through changing what you do, and the way you think.

Student skill level: This class is interesting for all levels – although beginners should have a good grip on the basics. Cast on and off, knit, purl, increase and decrease.

Students to bring: Your regular knitting supplies, smooth, light coloured worsted weight wool, and your favourite needles to match (Circulars, DPN’s, whatever you like best), as well as  long straight needles (14 inches) of the same size.

Materials fee: None. Coffee, continental breakfast, and vegan-friendly buffet lunch are provided.

Date and Time: Tuesday, October 13, 2020. 9am-4pm.

Location: Hudson Valley Workshops hosted by Clemes & Clemes at the Best Western Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, 503 Washington Ave, Kingston, NY 12401. Hotel rooms may be reserved via this link at the adjoining Best Western Plus for $129 per night for one or two beds for Monday, October 12th through Thursday, October 15th. Ask for the “Hudson Valley Workshops Rate” if placing your reservation over the phone at (845) 338-0400. Room reservations must be made by September 12, 2020.

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