Program Schedule 2016-2017

Meeting date Presenter Program
September 10, 2016 Helen Koshak Morning – Is it Tuck or Is it Slip? Afternoon – The Final Five Shawl Shapes
October 8, 2016 Debbie Anderson Morning – Polymer Clay techniques Afternoon – Hands-on clay work
November 12, 2016 Rebekah Younger Morning – Rebekah’s charting and finishing techniques
Afternoon – Hands-on knitting with Plant Fibers
December 10, 2016 Holiday Party, Yarn Swap Potluck lunch, Equipment and yarn sale and swap
January 14, 2017 Sarah Etchison Calculating and Knitting Raglan Sleeve Styles
February 10 & 11, 2017 Carolyn Barnett 2 day seminar(Friday and Saturday) – Design ideas and inspiration, casting on and hems, waist shaping, armholes, bands and buttonholes,design techniques and accents, garter bar, and single bed fairisle, motifs and color changer.
March 11, 2017 Members Helping Members We plan to have members showing how to do these techniques.
a. 1 x 1 Fairisle plating
b. Knit Leader
c. Cast ons and Bind offs
d. Flat edges

Feel free to bring your machine. If there is something that you have been pondering, bring it up as our talented membership is always eager to share their knowledge and expertise.

 April 7 & 8, 2017 Iris Bishop
Seminar Topics
Evolution – Garment creation from idea to yarn choice to design elements and finishing details
Both Sides Now – Create truly reversible fabrics using a number of MK techniques
Openwork – Use strips and cords to create skeletal structures that become a canvas for adding other materials and techniques
Shreds and Patches – Make patches and squares using basic techniques, then use these to create 3D fabrics that drape around the body
Design Inspiration – A ‘potpourri’ of Iris’s latest designs, working samples and ideas
May 13, 2017 Nancy Roberts Hand dyeing knitted blanks
June 10, 2017 End of Year Party, Yarn Swap Potluck lunch, Equipment and yarn sale and swap