Schedule

Our featured teachers this year are Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, aka The Yarn Harlot (knitting), Melissa Leapman (knitting & crochet), Myra Wood (knitting & crochet), Galina Khmeleva (knitting), Abby Franquemont (spinning) and Patty Lyons (knitting, including mini-sessions).  All classes will be held at the convention center – there will be no off-site classes this year!

Vendor Hall hours:
9:00am-6:00pm Friday, March 28
9:00am-6:00pm Saturday, March 29
9:00am-4:00pm Sunday, March 30
For more information see the Vendors page.

Our Friday Night Event, at 7:00pm, will be a talk titled "The Way Knitters Are..." presented by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, (The Yarn Harlot).  Tickets are sold out.  The program will be held in a ballroom at the convention center and there will be fewer than 300 seats available.  Those signing up for a full weekend of classes will automatically receive a ticket to this event.

Morning classes are held from 9:30 to 12:30 and afternoon classes from 2:00 to 5:00.  Mini-sessions will be offered on Friday from 2:00 to 3:15 and 3:45 to 5:00, and on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:45 and 11:15 to 12:30.

Lunch will be available for purchase from the Convention Center.  There will be a concession stand with standard concession fare (see page one of the menu), open from 8:30am to 5:30pm on Friday and Saturday and from 8:30am to 2:30pm on Sunday.  You will also have the option of pre-ordering a specially prepared Box Lunch (see page two of the same menu) from the same location.  The Box Lunches are $15 and you will need to pre-order your box each day no later than 10:30 am.  You can then pick it up there at lunch time.  No outside food and beverages are allowed.

Click on a class name below to see a class description.
Featured Teachers are backed with pale red; grey-backed classes are sold out.
(K) = Knitting   (C) = Crochet   (S) = Spinning   (A) = Any Craft

Friday Morning Friday Afternoon Saturday Morning Saturday Afternoon Sunday Morning Sunday Afternoon
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (K) Knitting for Speed & Efficiency (K) Knitting with Mawata (K) Grok the Sock (K) Knitting for Speed & Efficiency (K) Knitting for Speed & Efficiency (K) Knitting with Mawata
Melissa Leapman (C) Crocheted Shawl Workshop (K) Celtic Cables (K) Cable Variations (C) Crocheted Hat Tricks (K) Two Color Double Knitting (K) Mosaic Knitting
Patty Lyons
(Fri & Sat)
(K) Stop Turning!  Knit & Purl Backwards
2:00 (K)
Joining New Colors Like a Pro
3:45{K)
Building a Better Button- hole
 
  9:30  
(K)
Magic Loop
 
 
11:15 {K)
Portu- guese Knitting
 
(K) Slip Stitch & Mosaic Knitting (A) Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving
Darlene Megli
 
Abby Franquemont (S) Spindle Plying (S) How to Stop Worrying and Love Joins (S) Spinning for Socks (S) Self Striping Yarn (S) Drafting: the Long & Short of It (S) The Rut Buster
Galina Khmeleva (S) Spinning the Orenburg Way (K) Dimensional Knitting - Russian Style (K) Intro to
the Basics of Orenburg Lace
(K) Grafting with a Russian Twist and More! (K) Russian-Style Continental Knitting
Myra Wood
(Sat & Sun)
(A) Hula Hoop Weaving
Ronda Van Dyk
(C) Tunisian Market Tote
Heather Schaefer
(C) Japanese Crochet Motifs (K) Multi-Directional Knitting (K) Creative Short Row Knitting (C) Creative Lace Crochet
Classroom 7 (K) Fear Not the Seam
Elizabeth Green Musselman
(K) The Perfect Sleeve
Elizabeth Green Musselman
(C) Crochet Tips & Tricks
Heather Schaefer
(K) See Jane Knit.  Knit, Jane, Knit!
Denise Bell
(A) Magic Tricks with Pins and Wires
Denise Bell
(A) Stupendous Stitch Markers
Sony Hartley
Classroom 8 (A) Intro to knitCompanion
Susan Cluck & Deb Overath
(A) Intermed. knitCompanion
Susan Cluck & Deb Overath
(A) Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving
Darlene Megli
(A) Needle Felting
Judy Crouch
(S) The Art of Spindle Spinning
Dawn Riden
(S) Batts Gone Wild
Dawn Riden
Classroom 9 (K) Designing Combination Shawls
Jennette Cross
(K) Cable Techniques
Jennette Cross
(K) Two Handed Stranded
Jennette Cross
(A) How to Write a Pattern
Jennette Cross
(K) Mitered Squares
Jennifer Thompson Miller
(K) Working w/ Handpainted Yarns
Jennifer Thompson Miller