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Classes & Special Events

At The School of Fiber Arts at Conversational Threads, our friendly and experienced Instructors offer a wide range of Classes to students of every skill level and interest.  As a shop, we hold frequent Special Events and Celebrations.  To register for a Class or a Special Event, call the shop or email us, or better yet, stop by in person!  Class fees are payable in cash or by check made out to the Instructor of your class.  Materials are not included unless specified otherwise.

Please see our Covid-19 information below which supercedes all class information until we are fully reopened.

Our Instructors

Deb Diefenderfer | Simone Kereit | Jean Byers |  Lavanya Patricella | Keith Gustafson | Katie Pfenninger | Linda Miller

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Help Sessions Available During Covid-19

During the pandemic, any in-person classes must follow these protocols:

Masks are required to be worn and hand sanitizing is required upon entering the shop (hand sanitizer is supplied).

Social distancing to the extent possible is advised.

Please do not come in if you are sick or have been in contact with someone who is sick.

 

 

Linda Miller is now offering 15 minute appointments for knitting help.

Each 15 minute appointment will cost $5, payable in cash to the instructor at the beginning of the appointment.

You must book your appointment at least 24 hours in advance.

If you believe you will need more than 15 minutes you must sign up in advance for two or three consecutive appointment times and pay $5 for each appointment.

Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Contact Linda at nittinfool69@rcn.com or text her (text only) at 610-573-0574 to schedule your help session.

 

 

 

Learn to Do Two-Handed Fair Isle Knitting with Linda

 

Cost $35 for three one-hour sessions, conducted one-on-one during the pandemic.

 

Fair Isle sweaters are all the rage right now.  In this class learn to do Fair Isle knitting the best way - Two-Handed!  Let Linda teach you the techniques involved while making this Norwegian Star Hat as you learn.

 

Materials:  Two high-contrasting colors of worsted weight yarn, US size 7 16" circular needle OR two US size 7 circular needles (any length) OR one set US size 7 DPN's.  The Norwegian Star Hat by Stephanie Taylor is available for free on Ravelry.com.

 

Homework:  Cast on 96 stitches in the main color (not 112 as the pattern states).  Do 3.5 inches of 1x1 ribbing.  Knit 5 rows.  Be ready to start the chart at classtime.

 

Contact Linda at nittinfool69@rcn.com or text her (text only) at 610-573-0574 to schedule a class time.

 

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My First Sweater Class with Linda

 

Cost is $35 for 3 one-on-one sessions

 

Linda is introducing a new class for those of you who would like to add knitting a sweater to your skill set.

 

Flax by Tin Can Knits is the perfect sweater for anyone who would like to attempt knitting their first sweater.  Available for free on Ravelry.com in 19 sizes from 0-6 months to 6XL, Flax is knit in an Aran or worsted weight yarn for a quick project.  So many customization options are available for this sweater, including directions for a cropped or a regular length.  Add easy stripes here or there and make the sweater uniquely yours!

 

Email Linda at nittinfool69@rcn.com or text her (text only) at 610-573-0574 and get started on your sweater knitting journey!

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Call us today at 610-421-8889 or drop by our shop to place a reservation for one of our Classes or Special Events.  Our Instructors and Staff promise that you will have a fun time while you learn a lot at Conversational Threads and meet some wonderful people along the way!

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