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Kristen Quain

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April 2018

Tapestry Drawstring Bag

April 30th @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$45 Sold out

This class meets three times: Monday Evenings 7:00 - 8:30 April 30, May 7, May 21 – Kristen Quain
This is a great springtime project. Choose any of the drawstring bag patterns by Marina G. Let Kristen guide you through the technique

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May 2018

PYP – May 1

May 1st @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$20 6 tickets left

Tuesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 – Kristen Quain Bring in whatever you are working on (knit or crochet).  Sign up for as many sessions as fit your schedule. Kristen will help you decipher the pattern, learn new skills, make a sweater that fits and more. Cost: $20 per session (materials not included)

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PYP – May 8

May 8th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$20 6 tickets left

Tuesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 – Kristen Quain Bring in whatever you are working on (knit or crochet).  Sign up for as many sessions as fit your schedule. Kristen will help you decipher the pattern, learn new skills, make a sweater that fits and more. Cost: $20 per session (materials not included)

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Continental Knitting May 14

May 14th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$25 6 tickets left

Monday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 May 14 – Kristen Quain   Learn how to knit and purl while holding your yarn in your left hand.  This makes ribbing and seed stitch a pleasure! Learn: how to knit and purl while holding your yarn in your left hand Materials:  light colored worsted weight yarn and size 7 or 8 needles Homework:  CO 30st, leave on needles. Cost: $25(materials not included)

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PYP – May 15

May 15th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$20 6 tickets left

Tuesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 – Kristen Quain Bring in whatever you are working on (knit or crochet).  Sign up for as many sessions as fit your schedule. Kristen will help you decipher the pattern, learn new skills, make a sweater that fits and more. Cost: $20 per session (materials not included)

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PYP – May 22

May 22nd @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$20 6 tickets left

Tuesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 – Kristen Quain Bring in whatever you are working on (knit or crochet).  Sign up for as many sessions as fit your schedule. Kristen will help you decipher the pattern, learn new skills, make a sweater that fits and more. Cost: $20 per session (materials not included)

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Sweater Surgery

May 23rd @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$25 6 tickets left

Wednesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 May 23 Have you made a sweater that just doesn’t fit? Kristen will show you how to fix it. Learn: to shorten or lengthen a sweater or sleeves that you’ve already finished and to identify when things are better off left as is. Materials:  light colored worsted weight yarn used in swatch and size 7 or 8 needles, your sweater that doesn’t fit Homework:  Make a worsted weight stockinette swatch about 4”x4”. Bind off. Cost:…

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PYP – May 29

May 29th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$20 6 tickets left

Tuesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 – Kristen Quain Bring in whatever you are working on (knit or crochet).  Sign up for as many sessions as fit your schedule. Kristen will help you decipher the pattern, learn new skills, make a sweater that fits and more. Cost: $20 per session (materials not included)

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June 2018

Crochet 101 – June 11

June 11th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$65 6 tickets left

This class meets three times: Monday Evenings 7:00 – 8:30 June 11, June 18, June 25
Learn the basic crochet stitches and granny squares

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Beautiful Seams

June 20th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$25 6 tickets left

Wednesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 June 20 Seams add stability to a garment but lots of people avoid them like the plague. If you don’t like to sew seams, it is probably because you don’t think you are very good at it. Kristen can show you how to make a beautiful seam. It is easy, if someone shows you how. Learn: mattress stitch, 3 needle bind-off, and how to join rows against ridges Materials:  Size 7 or 8 needles, light…

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Tips for Creating Cables

June 27th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$25 6 tickets left

Wednesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 June 27 This class is for you if you’ve never made a cable or if you want to take your cables to the next level. Learn to: read a cable chart, read your knitting, add cables into regular patterns Materials:  light colored worsted weight yarn used in swatch and size 7 or 8 needles, cable needle, jumbo locking stitch markers Homework:  Cast on 30 stitches. Knit four rows. Do not bind off. Cost: $25

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July 2018

Tips for Creating Lace

July 16th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$25 6 tickets left

Wednesday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 July 16 This class is for you if you’ve never knit lace or if you want to take your lace stitches to the next level. Learn: read a lace chart, read your knitting, add lace into regular patterns Materials: light colored worsted weight yarn used in swatch and size 7 or 8 needles, Homework:  Cast on 30 stitches. Knit four rows. Do not bind off. Cost: $25

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Fixing Lace

July 18th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$25 6 tickets left

Monday Evening 7:00 – 9:00 July 18 One of knitting’s greatest joys is to get to the end of a lace pattern row and have the right number of stitches. But that doesn’t always happen. In this class, Kristen will show you how to figure out where you went wrong and what to do about it. Learn: to identify your lace stitch mistakes and fix them Materials:  light colored worsted weight yarn used in swatch and size 7 or 8…

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Fixing Cables

July 23rd @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
String Theory Yarn Company, 477 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn,IL60137United States
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$25 6 tickets left

Have you ever zigged when you meant to zag? Instead of ripping back several rows, let Kristen will show you how to fix it by dropping down some stitches. Learn: repair a cable without ripping out rows. Materials:  light colored worsted weight yarn used in swatch and size 7 or 8 needles, cable needle, jumbo locking stitch markers Homework:  Make a worsted weight cabled swatch about 4”x4”. Do not bind off. Cost: $25

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