My Free crafty workshop to help you get started on your very own Half Fabric/Half Crochet Infinity Scarf is THIS SATURDAY!

When: Saturday, November 12th from 12-2pm

Where:Knitting Workshop, 2115 N Damen

What You’ll Need:

  • 44″ by 16″ square of fabric that is the same on both sides
  • 330 – 400 yards of worsted weight yarn
  • Crochet hooks, size 1 (2.35 mm), and size J (6 mm)

Please RSVP for this event by emailing me, commenting with your email address on this post, or RSVP on the Facebook Event Page!

And Katie Canavan’s Beginner Embroidery classes have been so popular that she added an advanced class for anyone interested in learning more.

Fill 'er UP!

Katie’s Advanced Embroidery Class is Monday, December 12th from 7-9pm at New Wave Coffee. Email me to sign up!

And don’t forget to RSVP to The Sweatshop of Love Holiday Party!

And, of course, there are still lots of fun knitting classes left on the schedule.

As always, email me at allyson [at] thesweatshopoflove [dot] com with questions or to sign up.


Fill 'er UP!

Advanced Embroidery with Katie Canavan – Fill ‘er Up!: In this sequel to the Beginner Embroidery Class, you’ll learn all the techniques you need to fill in large areas with embroidery, and walk away with a bubbly sampler. You should be comfortable with straight stitches and french knots. Monday December 12th from 7-9pm. $25, additional $6 for materials

Group Knitting and Crochet: Come get help starting a project, finishing a project, picking a project, picking materials, or learning something new! These classes are here for you to make up class time with, including missed Holiday Present Prep classes and any project classes you can’t make. 2 hours, $15

Tuesday November 15, 7-9pm

Tuesday December 6, 7-9pm

Thursday December 8, 7-9pm

Finishing School: Need help getting those presents finished? Of course you do! No matter how early we get started we are always scrambling in December. Use these classes to seam, zipper, stuff, button, duplicate stitch, or embroider your hand knit and crocheted presents to make sure they are done in time for your holiday parties. (Good for knitting time, too!) 2 hours, only $5 or FREE if you are in Holiday Present Prep!

Tuesday December 13, 7-9pm

Wednesday December 14, 7-9pm

Thursday December 15, 7-9pm

One on One Classes: Is there something you are interested in knitting that you don’t see listed here? Pick a project or a new skill and email me to set up a one on one class! I generally schedule classes weekday nights 7-9pm and weekend days in two hour blocks between 10am-4pm. Send me a few dates and times that work for you. I will match our schedules, pick a time that works for both of us, and give you a class outline. One on one classes are $20 per hour; most classes are two hours long.