Stephen West is confirmed to visit our studio and teach classes on December 8th, 9th, 10th!
We will have 3 workshops, each priced at €50. To secure your spot email firstname.lastname@example.org, you will need to pay a non-refundable deposit of €10. Payment can be by cash or card at the studio in Little Island or via Paypal. You can choose to participate in 1, 2 or all 3 workshops. All 3 workshops are 3 hours long and will run 3pm-6pm.
Scrap yarn and circular needles for a swatch (Worsted weight recommended)
2 stitch markers
There will be time to start a new Westknits shawl towards the end of the class. Bring needles and yarn to start you new Westknits pattern or have Stephen help you choose colors from the shop! Stephen recommends the following designs to choose from:
Boneyard Shawl, Daybreak, Exploration Station, Dotted Rays, Samen, Striped Esjan, Holey Chevrons, Bolting
3 hours, 20 participants
An array of colorful scrap yarn for swatching (all kinds of yarn weights and fibers).
Bring a range of needle sizes that you like for fingering weight, DK, worsted, and chunky yarns. For example, bring 3.5mm, 4.5mm, 6mm, 8mm and 10mm sizes.
Mohair and funky textural yarns are highly encouraged.
There will be time to start a colorful new Westknits project towards the end of the class. Stephen recommends the following designs to choose from:
Penguono, Enchanted Mesa, Royally Striped, Vertices Unite, Exploration Station, Dotted Rays, Smooth Move, Marled Wave, Samen
Materials (please bring):
Small amounts of yarn from lace weight to chunky weight in a large variety of colors and fibers. Stephen encourages you to bring…
-something chunky (for example: handspun or thick & thin wool)
-something funky (plastic, wire, or any unconventional material that inspires you)
-something textured (mohair, boucle, or fun fur)
Needles AND crochet hooks
Metal or plastic chain (extra chains will be available to purchase)
Please bring a crochet hook small enough to insert into the metal chain links. Spare crochet hooks will also be provided.
Come experience the colorful world of Westknits during this inspirational sample show and book signing! Stephen will talk about his latest designs, share stories, sign patterns, and and help you select yarns for your next Westknits project!
all pictures © westknits and photography & makeup by Alexandra Feo.