I can't believe it. The Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival is almost here- less than 2 weeks away now!
I have nothing but Brioche on the brain, as I will be teaching 2 classes at this year's event. For the next 2 weeks, I will be knitting brioche, brioche, brioche and then some more brioche. Good thing it is fun and I love it!
Go to the site and check out the event, which begins on April 19th.
Author: bluegirl - Date: 07 Apr 2013 18:57 - Tags: events
You can also check out the classes I will be teaching- Beginning Brioche
on Saturday morning & Brioche In Two Colors
on Sunday morning. The two classes can be taken together, so if you want to learn both the one color and the two color techniques, you can!
I hope to see you there.
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I cannot believe it, but it is time for the Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival.
I am now teaching 2 sessions of Brioche Knitting- It's not a French Bread!
, since the first one filled up! I have been prepping for class the last 2 weeks and I am really looking forward to having a fun time with everyone who is signed up.
It's not too late to sign up if you want to learn the technique. I also have a surprise for everyone in class that I will share on the blog after this weekend.
Don't forget, On Friday night from 6-7 pm I will be signing the 60 Quick Baby Knits
And just a reminder that for anyone taking my classes or coming to the signing, I will have a coupon offering $1 off each of my bluegirl knits patterns
, which are available at Knot Another Hat
See you Soon!
Author: bluegirl - Date: 16 Apr 2012 15:29 - Tags: events
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The Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival
is almost here already! February just flew by and in no time the 2nd Annual Fiber Festival will be upon us. This year's festival is happening April 20th through the 22nd.
I will be having fun on Friday am with my partner in crime, Sarah Keller from Knot Another Hat
, teaching our Knit to Fit
workshop. Knit to Fit offers tip and techniques for how to knit a garment that will fit. Sarah and I have lots of examples and lots of fun teaching this class together.
On Friday night from 6-7 pm I will be signing the 60 Quick Baby Knits
book, which has my Seed Stitch Yoke Cardigan
on the cover! I also have another pattern in the book as well, the Fair Isle Hat & Legwarmers
I will be back for more on Sunday afternoon, teaching Brioche Knitting- It's not a French Bread!
This is an introductory class to Brioche Knitting. Brioche Knitting is so much fun and gives your brain a workout. I am really looking forward to teaching this class at the festival this year.
For anyone taking my classes or coming to the signing, I will have a coupon offering a $1 off each of my bluegirl knits patterns
, which are available at Knot Another Hat
See you there!
Author: bluegirl - Date: 29 Feb 2012 13:01 - Tags: events
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Here are some sneak peeks from my 1st ebook, which will be out October 1st! I cannot wait to share all the designs and finally the patterns with the world.
But before that, I am off to VK Live in LA. I will be taking some fantastic classes, seeing some friends and helping out at the Hamilton Yarns booth. Come by and see some of my bluegirl knits designs knit up in Heaven's Hand Wool Classic.
Author: bluegirl - Date: 17 Sep 2011 18:54 - Tags: bluegirl knits designs,events
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Finally coming down after the TNNA high and able to post a little something.
Sadly, I have no pictures to share, but a little bit of this and that to share.Sarah
and I arrived late Thursday night (more like really early Friday morning) and took our time getting up! Friday afternoon, I took a double knitting class with Melissa Leapman
, which really worked the old noggin! It was a great class and it covered the stuff I wanted to learn, which was a bonus.
Sarah and I had an amazing dinner Friday night at Deep Wood
restaurant. The food was fantastic and we got to watch a big 'ole "hurricane" roll by before having to set out for a walk in the rain and wind back to the hotel. The wind was amazing and we thought maybe we would be spending the night at Deep Wood, which would not have been so bad, since the food was sssoooooo gooooodd!
We were up early Saturday morning to take classes. I took Cat Bordhi's
Mobius Class and it was very cool. I am all Mobius excited now! Cat is a great instructor and her enthusiasm for knitting is infectious.
After class we were off to the marketplace floor. All I can say is that it is overwhelming! I can't wait for all the beautiful new yarns to come in. I dropped my newly finished Magenta Green Point Wrap
(pictures coming soon) off at the Classic Elite booth, so they could show it off and everyone fell in love, which was flattering. It was great to see them and to see the upcoming books, one of which has my new fresco hat pattern in it (pictures coming soon too).
It was also great to meet Hannah from Malabrigo
. I got to share my finished designs for the upcoming October Freelance Project ebook, which I am working on and I was just delighted by her response.
Saturday night we went back to the room and crashed! I mean crashed. The floor is exhausting and it felt great to climb into bed and relax, because we were both up early Sunday morning for more classes. I took another class with Cat Bordhi, which was again fantastical (new word I love) and Sarah took a class with Jennifer Knits
, which she loved.
Back to the showroom floor and more shopping and connecting with people and all that jazz. Sunday night we went out for dinner with the lovely people from Kollage Yarns
and one of our own Pacific Northwesters from Lantern Moon
. I think Sarah will be hosting a little Kollage event this summer at her shop
! You did not hear it from me, if she asks.
Up again early Monday morning for another class (getting the theme?). This one was a class on Steeking with Chris Bylsma
and oh my the possibilities are endless! I am so excited about this new found knowledge that I just want to go out and share it with the world! I also wish I had it earlier to use on a sweater I am knitting now. Thanks to Chris, I think I can "fix" it though to make the steeking easier!
We had to get back to the floor to finish up Sarah's shopping and then off to the airport!
Whew. After 12 hours of travel we made it back home just in time to go to bed.
Author: bluegirl - Date: 19 Jun 2011 09:00 - Tags: events
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