Welcome to Lancaster Yarn Shop's Class & Workshop Blog!

Lancaster Yarn Shop offers a variety of classes and FREE workshops for fiber artists of all skill levels, from Absolute Beginner to Extremely Accomplished. The emphasis is on celebrating the tradition of knitting and handwork (and learning cool new stuff!) in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Classes and Free Workshops are held at the Yarn Shop in our beautiful upstairs studio at 3519 Old Philadelphia Pike in Intercourse, Lancaster County, PA. (HERE for directions). There is plenty of free parking, and we are just steps from the terrific restaurants and great shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village. Classes are taught by our experienced and knowledgeable instructors and classified by skill level.

Tuesday, November 13: COLOR AFFECTION Free Knitting Workshop

photo c Veera Valimaki

Join us Tuesday, November 13th for a Free Knitting Workshop.  We'll cast on and get started on the astonishingly popular Color Affection designed by Veera Välimäki. This is a short row shawl--that currently has over 6,000 projects on Ravelry.  We will discuss modifications, tricks and tips and how to block this shawl.
(Most of the knitting will be done on your own after the workshop.) 

Project:  Color Affection by Veera Välimäki Free Knitting Workshop
Date:  Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Time:  9:30 -11:30 AM
Cost:  Free

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced.
Skills Required: You must have a basic understanding of most aspects of knitting.
Techniques Taught:  Short-row technique, tension within garter stitch, color selection.
Materials:  3 skeins or approximately 1155 yards Fingering Weight Yarn, one set US#6 32-40" circular needles.
Pattern is available for for purchase on Ravelry through the shop. Please make arrangements with the shop.

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