Kristin Nicholas Design

Classes are finished for 2017.
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Weekend 3 2017

Weekend 3
Saturday - Color + Embroidery for Knitters
Sunday - Crazy Quilt Swatch Blanket **NEW CLASS**
September 23/24, 2017

Date: September 23-24, 2017
Come for both days ---- $360 ($38 savings) - NOW AVAILABLE - ONLY 1 SPACE AVAILABLE
Day One: September 23, 2017 - Saturday --- $199 Registration Opens May 1st. - 1 space available
Day Two: September 24, 2017 - Sunday ---- $199 Registration Opens May 1st. - 2 spaces available

Hours: 9:30 to 4:00
Class Limit 8 students

Visit Leyden Glen Farm when the autumn leaves are beginning to turn gold, red, orange, and bronze (nature permitting). See growing lambs grazing in the pastures. This class is for anyone from advanced beginner to experienced knitter. You will leave incredibly inspired and you will never think of your knitting the same. 

You will be supplied with a couple homework assignments to bring along which will be used during the class.
To read past student's comments about their experiences on Kristin's Weekend Retreats, click here.

To see past knitting retreats, click here and here.  

Day One: Color and Embroidery for Knitters

Day One Morning: All about Working with Color for Making and In LifeYou will learn how Kristin sees color and how you too can become confident when working with color in your knitting and stitching life.

Day One Afternoon: Embroidery on Knit or Crochet
You will learn to embroider on your own fabrics. You will bring a knit or crochet homework swatch with you and you will decorate it similar to the swatches in this photo:

Day Two Crazy Quilt Swatch Blanket **NEW CLASS**

This is the first time I have taught this class and it is going to be loads of fun. Bring all the knit and crochet swatches you own with you. You will learn how to sew them all together into your very own Crazy Quilt Swatch Blanket. 
" Learn how to piece different size swatches together.
" Learn how to cut your knit swatches into different sizes. 
" Learn how to add decorative embroidery to swatches.
" Watch a demo on how to dye swatches to create a more appealing color selection.
" Learn how to seam swatches together.
" Learn different types of edgings.
" Learn how to seam different swatches made with different weights of yarn together.

What is Included:
Full instruction and hand-outs. Homework and a supply list will be provided. Some studio yarn will be shared.

Includes snacks, beverages, and farm-raised lunch.

Our farm is 2 hours from Boston and 3 1/2 hours from NYC.  
Shortly after purchasing the class, you will receive an email with more information on where to stay, directions to the farm and more. This is not an automated email, so please be patient. 


Begins: September 23, 2017
Ends: January 24, 2017
Limited to 8 participants
Cost: $360.00
Deposit to Pre-register: $360.00

Weekend 3 Color + Embroidery for Knitters

 Only 1 space is available as of 7/14/17.

Begins: September 23, 2017
Ends: September 23, 2017
Limited to 8 participants
Cost: $199.00
Deposit to Pre-register: $199.00

Weekend 3 Crazy Quilt Swatch Blanket

Only 2 spaces are available as of 7/14/17.

Begins: September 24, 2017
Ends: September 24, 2017
Limited to 8 participants
Cost: $199.00
Deposit to Pre-register: $199.00