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April 2018

PYP – Apr 10

April 10th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$20 6 tickets left

Pick Your Project Bring in whatever you are working on, knit or crochet Kristen has helped people learn to: fix mistakes and read a pattern knit Norwegian mittens, lace scarves, cable berets switch to continental knitting sew beautiful seams and much more… Cost: $20 (materials not included)

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Neighborhood Fiber Co. Open House

April 13th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Please Join Us! We love Neighborhood Fiber Co yarns because they put bright saturated color on beautiful bases.  We also love the story behind the brand. To celebrate our huge new shipment, we thought we would throw a party! We will have DK Gradient kits, Studio DK, Studio Worsted, Studio Sock, Loft and Chromium. Join us on Friday evening for tables piled with colorful yarns, over 30 samples to inspire you and special guests (and NFC experts) Ann Weaver and Ruth Boelkins to help you match the yarn…

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Short Rows with Ann Weaver

April 14th @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 Duane St
Glen Ellyn, 60137 United States
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$75 1 ticket left

In this workshop, you'll learn three methods for working short rows: German, wrap and turn, and Japanese. You'll have a chance to practice these methods in both Stockinette and garter stitch while knitting the Short Row Sampler cowl. The cowl will be your reference for how short rows look when worked using each of the methods! Homework: With a US#6 16" circular, cast on for your cowl and work the welt edging as follows before coming to class. If you…

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Boundary Bay Start

April 14th @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$45 3 tickets left

Think of the workshop as preparation for the success of your entire project! Learn tips and techniques from the pattern designer herself. This project is suitable for anyone very comfortable with knit and purl stitches. Ruth has lots of helpful tips for each step of the pattern to share from her experience helping dozens of students make this project in classes at her LYS. She will also share finishing and blocking advice, along with creative ideas for using the techniques and…

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Making the Most of Variegated Yarns | Ann Weaver

April 14th @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$65 4 tickets left

Do you have that skein in your collection that you bought because it was beautiful, but now you are not sure what to do with it?

In this class, you'll learn the methods by which yarns are hand dyed and how the resulting yarns look when knit.
 

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Norwegian Rose Headband

April 15th @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
$45 1 ticket left

Sunday Mornings 10:30 - 12:00 Apr 15, Apr 22, May 6 - Lindsay Pekny
This is a great little project to learn stranded knitting (also known as fair isle).

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Ann Weaver Workshop: Zippers

April 15th @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$65 Sold out

In this workshop, we'll be installing zippers with NO SEWING! This method is ideal for handknits and avoids all the bunching and stretching that can come with installing a zipper using a sewing machine.

After this workshop, you'll see zippers as a viable alternative to buttons for all your cardigans. It's a whole new world!

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PYP – Apr 17

April 17th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$20 6 tickets left

Pick Your Project Bring in whatever you are working on, knit or crochet Kristen has helped people learn to: fix mistakes and read a pattern knit Norwegian mittens, lace scarves, cable berets switch to continental knitting sew beautiful seams and much more… Cost: $20 (materials not included)

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Crochet 101 – Apr 18

April 18th @ 7:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$65 4 tickets left

This class meets three times: Wednesday Evenings 7:00 - 8:30 April 18, Apr 25, May 2

Learn the basic crochet stitches and granny squares

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PYP – Apr 24

April 24th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$20 2 tickets left

Pick Your Project Bring in whatever you are working on, knit or crochet Kristen has helped people learn to: fix mistakes and read a pattern knit Norwegian mittens, lace scarves, cable berets switch to continental knitting sew beautiful seams and much more… Cost: $20 (materials not included)

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