Monday, April 20, 2009

Mini-Sock Class with Nationally Recognized Knitter, Beth Parrott

Mini-Sock Class with Beth Parrot
Saturday, June 6 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Meeting Place in North Charleston
$20 for PFAG Members
$30 for Nonmember
plus $7 materials fee.

Mark your calendars for Saturday June 6. The Palmetto Fiber Arts Guild will offer a day-long Mini-Sock Knitting Class by nationally recognized knitter Beth Parrot. Beth co-authored The Little Book of Socks with Charlene Schurch and will be teaching at John C. Campbell with Charlene in May. Beth lives in Charleston and is a member of Palmetto Fiber Arts Guild. We are pleased to make this affordable opportunity available to local knitters who have knitted socks already and to those who want to get in on the fun!

Participants should be able to cast on and knit. Yarn will be provided, but you should bring a set of 5 size 3 or 4 dp needles, (they often come in sets of 4, bring a spare so you will have 5 needles) a ruler, tape measure and/or a stitch gauge, small scissors, stitch markers and a tapestry needle.

The workshop will take place at The Meeting Place in North Charleston and the cost for the day will be $20 for Palmetto Fiber Arts Guild Members and $30 for non-members. Each person is also asked to pay a $7 materials fee (only $3 if you bring your own yard. Make it DK weight in a very light color or white

To register, print and mail the registration form before the May 29 deadline.

Monday, April 6, 2009

A Fiber Fact

As noted in the January 2009 issue of Martha Stewart Living, crocheters and knitters each made about 21 items in 2007, up from 17 in 2005. The favorite projects were scarves, afghans, and baby blankets. Source: The Craft Yarn Council of America.