Tuesday, September 22, 2009

5th Annual LIKCG Day of Learning

I am so excited for this weekend!
For members and guests to our Day of Learning event…Welcome! It’s going to be a fun day!

  • Check-in time will be around 8:30am. (I plan to be there between 8-8:15am to set-up.)

  • Mornings classes run from 9AM-12PM

  • Lunch immediately following with enough time to do some shopping as well, with the Local Yarn Shop, Infinite Yarns from Farmingdale. During lunch we will have a few raffle drawings.

  • Afternoon classes run from 2-5:00PM

IMPORTANT: Please fill out the comment surveys regarding your classes. It helps the LIKCG choose instructors and classes that you would be interested in for the future.

Here’s a list of the materials for all the classes, just in case you misplaced your supply list:

1. Candace Eisner Strick - 10 THINGS YOUR MOTHER NEVER TOLD YOU ABOUT (3 hrs.) (Morning)
Homework: Knit 2 swatches about 4” wide and 2” long. Keep both on stitch holders and attached yarn.
Supplies to bring to class: About 2 ounces of any weight yarn and appropriately sized needles; one set dpns in same size…

2. Tatyana Mirer -CROCHET EDGINGS (3 hrs.) (Morning)
Supply List/Materials:
• Yarn: Bring light colored sport weight yarn
• Hooks: Crochet hooks in size F or G
• Scissors
• Pencil and paper
• Tape Measure

3. Judy Pascale - SHAPELY SHAWLETTE (3 hrs.) (Morning)

Materials: For Class
• 1/4 of a skein of solid light color fingering weight yarn for beading.
• Size # 8 & # 9 needles either 24” circulars or straight needles can be used for samples.
• Ring markers to identify center.
• Split markers to identify front of Shawlette

Completed Shawlette Materials
• 450 yds (Medium)
• 500 yds (Large)
• Yarn Examples: Koigu or Cherry Tree Hill sock/fingering weight
• JitterBug by Colinette

Variegated yarns make a lovely Shawlette as well.

4. Candace Eisner Strick TWISTING INTO TEXTURE (3 hrs.) (Afternoon)

Supplies to bring to class: worsted weight yarn and appropriately sized needles, graph paper and pencil

5. Barbara Van Elsen - SWIRLS, TWIRLS, AND SPIRALS (3 hrs.) (Afternoon)

Supplies List
• A variety of yarns in one or two colorways, using the following as your base:
• One skein of a smooth yarn in each of two colors.
• Bring at least five other yarns, including some that are fuzzy (mohair, chenille, angora) and some with sparkles or glitz—novelty yarns are good.
• Most of these can be remnants—as small as several yards long. Feel free to bring extra to exchange and share with classmates.
• A pair of short needles—dpns are fine, though they don’t have to be—in size 6,7, or 8.
• If you brought dpn’s, then also please bring the same size (6, 7, or 8) 16” circular or straight needles.
• One G or H crochet hook.
• Optional: a small circular motif—something between 1.5 and 3 inches in diameter.
Of course bring your usual kit with scissors, tapestry needle, paper and pen for notes, etc.

6. Judy Pascale - BEADED CELL PHONE PURSE (3 hrs.) (Afternoon)

• Skein of fingering weight yarn. Example: Koigu or Cherry Tree Hill sock/fingering weight yarn. Also, JitterBug by Colinette
• Bring Two Size # 2 straight or 24 ” circular needles.
• Stitch Holders
• Two Tubes of # 6 beads 1 bag (200 beads)
• Susan Bates steel crochet hook # 9 / 1.25 mm

Click on the title for directions to the hotel.

Thank you,

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