Monday, September 03, 2007

We Interrupt Regular Blogging for a PSA


Arnhild Hillesland, a native of Norway, specializes in two color knitting and she will be teaching three classes during the weekend of October 19-21, 2007 presented by the Windy City Knitting Guild (WCKG).

Friday night October 19 - Slide Show on Traveling and Knitting in Norway 6:30pm-8:30pm

Class fee: Non-members $20, WCKG members $15

Saturday October 20 - Mittens the Nor-Way 9am-4pm - Make a traditional Norwegian mitten using 5 double point needles.

Class fee: Non-members $80, WCKG members $70

Sunday October 21 - Sweaters the Nor-Way 9am-4pm - Make a mini-cardigan with all the details of an adult sweater working with double point and circular needles and learning her technique for stranding carrying both colors in the left hand.

Class fee: Non-members $80, WCKG members $70

Yarn kits may be purchased in advance of the class or you may bring your own yarn.

This weekend workshop will be held at the Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd., Evanston, IL.

For more information including the registration form please visit the WCKG website or contact Deirdre Swift at 773-764-6466

I took the Sweaters the Nor-way class, and the lecture a few years ago, and can tell you all that they were terrific. You steek in the sweater class! The Evanston Ecology Center is a great venue for these workshops. If you're thinking about registering, do it now!

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