Knitting Class: Melissa Leapman - Ha! I Fooled You!
Explore interesting stitch patterns that fool the eye in this class with Melissa Leapman. You'll learn how to create huge embossed cables that seem to sit on top of the fabric - with no cabling involved! Also, learn to knit beautiful faux fair-isle patterns using (yes!) just one color per row. And, if you've always wanted to play with mitered squares but hate the idea of those pesky yarn tails, come and learn an easy way to make faux ones using simple slip stitches. Melissa Leapman is a widely-published designer, publishing patterns in every premier needlecrafts publication in the country. Melissa is the author of several bestselling knitting and crocheting books. Recent titles are Cables Untangled, Continuous Cables, Color Knitting the Easy Way, Mastering Color Knitting and Stashbuster Knits. Her most recent book is Knitting the Perfect Fit, published by Random House/Potter Craft . As a freelance designer, Melissa has worked with leading ready-to-wear manufacturers and design houses in NYC. In addition, most American yarn companies commission Melissa to create designs to promote their new and existing yarns each season. She has been a featured guest on numerous television shows, is a popular guest blogger, and is the host of several Leisure Arts knitting and crocheting DVDs. Nationally, her workshops are popular with crafters of all levels. About this class: Skill Level - Intermediate (students must know the basics of knitting, how to do basic increases and decreases, how to fix minor mistakes, how to read a pattern) Required Materials - Yarn: Dark, medium and white (or off-white) colored worsted weight yarn (solids) - 80-100 yards ea Needles: US 8/5.0mm circular or straight Homework - Students will be required to knit three swatches and bring them to the class (instructions will be sent upon registration) Location - Class will be held at 3 Kittens Needle Arts. Cancellation Policy: Student cancellations must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the first session to receive a refund for the class fee. After that date, class fees are not refundable and cannot be transferred to another class. Any yarn or supplies purchased for the class are subject to 3 Kittens Needle Arts' return policy.
3 Kittens Needle Arts is a full-service yarn and needlepoint store, offering classes as well as materials to let you be creative. Let's make something together! If you enjoy knitting, crochet, needlepoint or weaving, 3 Kittens is the place to learn more about your craft. We'll help you get started, provide support along the way, and ooh and aah over all of your finished items.
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