Register now for Workshops with Ann Weaver September 20 & 21

Posted on: July 24th, 2014 by nina chicago

Ann Weaver is coming back to our shop in September to teach 2 workshops.

Each workshop is $60 and you can register now by calling the shop 773.486.8996.

Workshop 1 – Albers Cowl:

The Albers Cowl is one of Ann Weaver’s most popular designs.  In this workshop you’ll learn the basics of color theory and experiment with color by using small amounts of yarn and simple techniques.  In addition to expanding your color vocabulary, you’ll learn to neatly pick up stitches from both horizontal and vertical edges.  You’ll work with fingering weight yarn on small needles to make garter stitch squares that will be connected.

If you’re not available for the Albers Cowl on Saturday, Sept 20th, Ann will be teaching it at String Theory Yarn Company in Glen Ellyn that same weekend, so you can check availability there.

 

 

Workshop 2 – Yipes Stripes Cowl:

The Yipes Stripes Cowl is such a fun piece!   This workshop teaches great striping techniques including a turned hem, two color and three color braids, large stripes, slipped stitches, and a two color bind off.  This project is a great way to learn and practice these techniques.  It can be easily customized to include more colors, more braids, and more stripes!  The cowl uses approximately 100 yards of each of five colors.

 

 

 

Ann Weaver has created things her whole life.  She learned to knit when she was seven, and started sharing her designs through various forms of publication in 2007.

Since graduating from New York University with majors in Art and English, Ann has worked as a deli associate, Harvard graduate student in Assyriology, Macy’s cosmetics counter manager, teaching fellow, assistant curator, state bureaucrat, temp, Akkadian instructor,  medical secretary, assistant office manager, barback, commercial bread maker, and proofreader, among other things.  She is always looking for a new adventure.

Ann’s design work reflects this quest for adventure; while retaining a clean wearable aesthetic, Weaverknits designs experiment with asymmetry, unusual color and yarn combinations.

Check out Ann’s other designs on Ravelry here.

We know you’ll love meeting and learning from Ann.

Don’t miss out on her workshops!  Call us to sign up now!  773.486.8996

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