Kid N Ewe and Llamas Too Fiber/Knitting Festival Boerne TX
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2017 Workshops

 

Workshop Classes for KNE 2017

W1 SA-11   
Sat. 9:00-12:00

 

W1 SA-21  
Sat. 2:00-5:00

 

2017 Beginner Tatting


Participants will learn some history as well as three basic foundations of tatting. (Circle, picot, and bridge.) Most everything in tatting is based on these three principles so mastering theem is critical. This workshop accommodates learners at their own speed. Participants should bring two contrasting colors (not black) of size #5, #10 or #20 crochet thread and 2 basic tatting shuttles.


Class fee: $35.0
No materials fee.
Presented by Jackie Binder, lolifoxshop@gmail.com.

 

2017 Beginning Spinning

 W-2 SA 12   9:00-12:00


Want to try your hand at spinning? Would you like your spinning questions answered?  This class is geared to the beginning spinner.  Learn how to card fibers, daft, spin and finish your yarns.  You should come away from this class being a better, faster and more confident spinner.  We will be working with wool.
Bring a functioning Spinning wheel, bobbins, oil, extra drive band and hand card if you have them.


No prerequisites. 
$30.00 instructor fee  
$5.00 materials fee.

Presented by Midge Jackson
Pearlyqueentex@gmail.com

W-4 FR 4
Fri  2:00-5:00

 

W-4 SA 14
Sat. 9:00-12:00

 

2017 Blend It Fun!

Workshop to experiment with various fibers and color. Learn to pull fiber in three different methods and discussion of spinning options. Bring blending boards if you have one or you can borrow one of mine for the workshop.

Class fee: $30; no material fee.
Presented by Sarah Monger, safarisarah57@gmail.com.

 

2017 Crochet: Planned Color Pooling

W3 SA-13  
Sat 9:00-12:00


Love the look of all those skeins of variegated yarn?  Disappointed with the random blotches and muddied colors?
In this class, you will learn how to make variegated yarns work for you. The class

Bring: Crochet hooks in a variety of sized, scissors.
Prerequisite skills:  Basic crochet skills

Instructor Fee: $25.00
Materials: $5.00

Presented byPat TIttizer: pat@tittizer.us

 

2017 Dip Dye Wall Hanging

W-8 SA-18

Sat 10:00-12:00

Yarn, natural dyes (and some not), and some simple macrame will add to your enjoyment of what to do with all your yarn!  This is a fun and easy project not meant to tax the brain but introduce simple dye techniques. Presented by Stephanie Carcano, froggyfibersand gifts@gmail.com  Bring: Yarns, dye and wood are provided.  Wear clothes you don't mind getting splashed with dye.
A plastic bag to place hanging.
Participants may need to wait (and shop) an hour while the hanging dries before they take it home.

PREREQUISITES : No experience necessary.
Instructor Fee: $10.00
Materials Fee: $30.00
Presented by Stephanie Carcano, froggyfibersandgifts@gmail.com 

 

2017 Drop Spindle

WA-6 FR-6

Fri 3:00-5:00


Participants will learn to spin on a drop
spindle.  Spindles and roving will be provided. Spindles can be purchased from her after class.


PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING TO ORKSHOP: Patience.
PREREQUISITES FOR PARTICIPATION
Age 12 or older.  


INSTRUCTOR FEE: $15.00  
MATERIALS FEE $5.00
Presented by Joanne Murphy:

Joannemuphy111@gmail.com

 

2017 Entrelac Knitting

W-3 SU-33

Sun  9:00-12:00

Entrelas fabric looks like woven strips of knitting. It seems complicated, but is actually easy enough for beginning knitters. This class will cover the basics of entrelac knittning. Then, it will show how diffrent stitch patterns can be incorporated into the knitting. It will be also cover the bsics of designing your own entrelac squares. Bring: Two contrasting colors of worsted weight yarn and 7 or 8 knitting needle.

Prerequisite skills: Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, bind off

Instructor Fee: $25.00

Materials Cost $2.00

Presented by Pat Tittizer: pat@tittizer.us

 

2017 Finger Weaving

W-4 SU-34

Sun  9:00-12:00


Finger Weaving is a weaving technique using warp threads only, practiced by Native Americans and French-Canadian fur traders (Voyagers).  In this class, you will learn how to set-up a warp and to weave traditional finger weaving patterns. 
Cost: $25.00
Supply Fee: $7.00

Presented by: Sara Tittizer. Sara@tittizer.us.

 

2017 Fixing Knitting Mistakes

W-8 FR-8

3:00-5:00


To err is human, and mistakes in knitting are going to happen. Learn why they happen, and how to fix them. Working on a pre-knit swatch, we will make mistakes on purpose and repair them. This class will address stitch mounting, stitch orientation, frogging, tinking, the woeful dropped stitch, and more. Great for new knitters, but also fun for experienced ones, as we will read our knitting and unravel mystery rows.  Everything will be provided, but it’s helpful to have some spare needles handy.  Participants should know how to knit and purl and make mistakes. 

Class fee:  $12.00
No materials fee. 

Presented by Stephanie Carcano, froggyfibersand gifts@gmail.com 

 

2017 Felt a Boot cuff or Hatband

W-5 FR-5

2:00-5:00


Learn to needle felt and wet felt locks of fiber into an amazing piece of artwork that can be worn in a number of ways, including a boot cuff or hatband.  Add buttons and chain to dress it up, and a ribbon to finish the ties.
Prerequisite:  None
Need to bring: Nothing


$20.00 Instructor Fee
$25.00 Materials Fee

Presented by Ashley Gaas Dalhart:
Ashley@bluemulefiber.com

 

2017 Hand Carder Play Day

W-7 FR-7

Fri  1:00-4:00

This is “the” hands-on class for all fiber artists wanting to learn about the joys of hand carders. During our play day we will discuss and use multiple sizes of carders. You will learn houw to card scoured wool into different types of rolags, blend fibers blend colors and much more! Pre-requisite: No previous carding experience required; must be comfortable spinning a continue thread/yarn if you wish to spin your prepared sample.

Materials needed: Please feel free to bring your own carders, but there will be plenty available for the class to share. Fibers for class will be provided. Spinning wheel or drop spindle – you may want to spin your samples.
$45.00 Instructors fee
$15.00 Material fee
Presented by Misty Meier:

happyewefibers.com

 

2017 Hands-on with Combs

W-7 SA-27

Sat 1:00-4:00

Safety first, so not too hands-on! During our day, we will focus on Viking-style combs and all the fun we can have with them. We will discuss the multiple sizes, why we would need different sizes, and how to safely use all combs. You will learn how to comb scoured woo, diz, blend fibers, blend colors, use a comb as a mini hackle, and so much more!

Pre-requisite: No previous combing experience required; must be comfortable spinning a continuous thread/yarn if you wish to spin your prepared sample.
Material needed: Please feel free to bring your own Viking or mini- combs, but there will be plenty available for the class to share, diz. Fibers for class will be provided. Spinning wheel or drop spindle—you may want to spin your samples.

$45.00 Instructor Fee

$15.00 Material Fee Presented by Misty Meier:

happyewefibers.com

 

2017 How to Teach Anything

W-2 FR-2

Fri 3:00-5:00

Are you at the point in your spinning, knitting or weaving journey where you are comfortable with your skills and feel that you would enjoy sharing those skills with others? If so, this class is for you. In this three hour session, you will explore the fundamentals of teaching adults and children. Learn tips and tricks for motivating beginners and ensuring their success. We will explore different approaches to teaching and tools that may be used by the instructor to increase success. Time permitting, students will practice their skills through role play. Don't wait! Share your skills and pass along your excitement and enthusiasm for the world of fiber arts! Don't let our beloved craft wither and die! Pass it along!

FEE: $47. Presented by: Midge Jackson. pearlyqueentex@gmail.com

 

2017 Inkle Loom Basics & Beyond

W-5  SA-15

Sat.  9:00-12:00

In this class, you will learn the basics of warping and weaving on an inkle
loom. We will start by planning a pattern, making heddles, then warping the loom. Next we will weave a sample and try our hands at pick-up work.

Bring: scissors, inkle loom, shuttle Prerequisites: None
Instructor Fee: $25.00
Materials Fee: $5.00

Presented by: Sara Tittizer. Sara@tittizer.us

 

2017 Introduction to Nalbinding

W-4 SU-42

Sun. 12:00-3:00

Nalbinding is a looping technique that pre-dates knitting. It was used by the
Egyptians, Scandinavians, and other cultures. In this class, you will learn how to start, make the basic stitches, and connect rounds.

Bring: Nalbinding needle or blunt yarn needle, worsted weight yarn, scissors
Instructor provides handouts, and weaving cotton.
Instructor Fee: $25.

Supply Fee: $10.
Presented by: Sara Tittizer: Sara@tittizer.us

 

2017 Knitting Mitered Squares

W-3 SU-41

Sun.  12:00-3:00

Mitered squares produce stunning results with easy techniques. This class will cover the history of mitered squares, how to knit several of the basic shapes, and how to plan your own projects.
Bring: Two contrasting colors of worsted weight yarn and size 7 or 8 knitting needles.

Prerequisite skills Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, bind off

Class Fee: $25.00

Supply Fee: $2.00

Presented by Pat Tittizer: pat@tittizer.us

 

2017 Make your own yarn dome!

Exhibit Hall 1
Next to Kitchen

Sat  1:00-4:00


In this workshop you will make a yarn dome for cakes and yarn balls by rolling out a slab of raw clay and placing it over a solid clay form for shaping. Once the bowl/dome is shaped, you will be able to decorate it by texturing, carving or leaving it plain and smooth. You will finish a yarn bowl during this time which then will be taken to the studio to dry and get fired. Finished size of the yarn dome will be 4-5" tall by 6" wide. Students will have a choice to have it glazed by us with one of the available glazes or leave it unglazed, which in turn can be paint with acrylic paints. Limit of students will be 4 to 6. No prior clay experience will be necessary.  

Cost of the class $25 +$5 materials + shipping cost (within most of TX $10)* or local pickup in San Antonio. 

*if you plan on taking the class but live far from San Antonio or in another state, please email us your zip code and we will be able to give you an estimate. 

Teacher: Lesya Krasnikova (Sova Artisan Goods) sovagoods@gmail.com

FR-9     Fri. 3:00-5:00

 

SA19    Sat. 1:00-3:00

 

SU-39   Sun 10:00-12:00

 

2017 Needle Felting Alpaca Rose

Learn how to use a single felting needle to create beautiful 3-D roses. Choose from several colors of alpaca fiber to create a unique felted rose. All supplies are provided.

Class Fee: $15. Supply Fee: $15.

Presented by Lynn Christoph. info@gulfbreezealpacas.com

 

2017 Refreshing Spinning Basics

W-7 SU-37

Sun   9:00-12:00

Let’s revisit some basic spinning techniques and refresh our skill base. Now that you have had time to create your first amazing yarns, it may be time for some reminders on how to control the size of your yarn, why there are different size whorls and when to use them, what should the tension on your wheel feel like, and how does staple length affect drafting. This class is full of all those little things (and a whole lot more) that help make any fiber much more enjoyable to spin. Pre-requisite: Must be comfortable spinning a continuous thread/yarn. Need: Spinning wheel in good working condition, at least 1 bobbin. Must be able to spin a continuous thread/yarn. Pen/Pencil/note taking material suggested. Instructor will provide materials.

$45.00 Instructor Fee Presented by Misty Meier: happyewefibers.com

 

2017 Slip Stitch Knitting

W-3 SA-23 (Sat 1-4)

Like the look of stranded knitting, but struggle with holding two yarns at a time? Come and try knitting with slip stitches. In this class, you will learn how to make slip stitch fabrics, how to read a chart, and how to create your own patterns. You will also learn other ways slip stitches can be used to enhance your knitting.

Supplies: Three contrasting colors of worsted yarn, knitting needles in size 7 or 8, scissors.
Prerequisite skills:Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, bind off

Class Fee: $25.00

Supply Fee: $2
Presented by Pat Tittizer: pat@tittizer.us

 

2017 Spinning on a Supported Spindle

W-6/SA-6

SAT 10am-12pm

Students will learn the basics of spinning on a supported spindle. Discussion will cover fibers, materials, and techniques. Cotton will be available
to try.

Instructors Fee: $25.00 MATERIALS FEE

$5.00 Presented by Joanne Murphy: Joannemuphy111@gmail.com

 

2017 Spring into Sprang

W-4 SA-24 (Sat 1-4)

Sprang is an ancient weaving technique using warp threads only. In this class, you will learn open-ended sprang, one of the 3 methods of setting up for making a sprang fabric.
Bring: Scissors

Prerequisite skills: None 3 hrs
Cost: $25.00

Supply fee: $7, includes clipboard and supplies to make project Presented by: Sara Tittizer. Sara@tittizer.us.

 

2017 To Ply or Not to Ply

W-1 SU-31

Sun 10:00-12:00

Are you confused about plying your handspun yarn? In this class, students will practice the twists and turns of “the ply.” We will be making a basic, balanced two ply, a 3 ply, a cable ply and more. Also, we will explore how plying affects color in your yarn.

Bring a functioning Spinning wheel, bobbins, oil, extra drive band and hand card if you have them. Beginning spinning skill needed.
$35.00 instructor fee
$5.00 materials fee

Presented by Midge Jackson

Pearlyqueentex@gmail.com

 

2017 Warping & Waving on a Rigid Heddle Loom/Hounds tooth Pattern

W-7 SA-17
Sat  9:00-12:00

Learn to warp and weave a Hounds tooth Pattern scarf on your Rigid Heddle Loom. We will begin by warping our looms for the pattern. Followed by the wefting to create the pattern. The scarf will be completed at home, but students will be shown how to finish their scarf with written instructions to take home.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of warping and weavings. Bring: Rigid heddle loom, peg, warp knife, 2 weft swords

$15.00 Instructors Fee
$20.00 Materials Fee

Presented by Beth Gamble : beth@bluemulefiber.com

W-2 SA-22
Sat 1:00-4:00

 

W-2 SU-32
Sun 9:00-12:00

 

2017 Weaving on a Triangular Loom

Workshop participants will explore weaving using a 30 inch triangle loom using special techniques of continuous loop weaving (no warping!) Also, how to join yarns, how to fix mistakes and finishing edges while creating a small triangle that may be folded and sewn into a bag. The skills learned in this class are the same ones needed to weave on any size tri loom. All equipment and supplies provided by the instructor. No special or previous skills needed.

Class fee: $53;

Material fee: $5.


Presented by Barney Terrell, jterrell@peoplescom.net

 

2017 Wet Felted Bowl

W-8  SA-28

Sat 2:00-5:00

Come play with warm, soapy water and transform the fluffy wool roving into a durable, felt fabric that will become a bowl. No special skills necessary, bring imagination and energy. Everything else is provided by the instructor.

Class fee: $10;
Material fee: $50.


Presented by Stephanie Carcano, froggyfibersandgifts@gmail.com.

 

2017 2D and 3D Needle Felting

W-8 SU-38

Sun 9:00-12:00

Learn the different techniques in creating a flat or sculptural piece of needle felting with a barbed needle and wool roving. Creative and easy, needle felting is a fun way to make jewelry, coasters and little animals with satisfying result.

Bring only your imagination!


Instructor fee: $15.00
Material Fee: $30.00 (all incl)


Presented by Stephanie Carcano, froggyfibersand gifts@gmail.com