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ONLINE Continental Knitting Course

Learn to Knit in your Left Hand!

  • Starts Dec 10
  • 125 US dollars
  • 102 Loudoun St SW

Available spots

Service Description

Level: All Levels Do you hold the yarn in your right hand and wrap it around the needle each stitch? That means you knit using the American or English method (A.K.A. a “throwing”). There’s another way to knit, which for many people is faster and might even be easier on your shoulders, neck, and wrists. It’s called Continental knitting (A.K.A. “picking”). Join us in this two-hour workshop to learn how to knit using the continental method. Even if you decide that you’d like to stick with throwing, you mightPart 1 of a 2 part workshop Immerse yourself in the art of knit fabric appliqué and experience the magic of Alabama Chanin style sewing in this hands-on workshop and sew-along. Our custom kit, sized and cut, ready to make, will provide you with everything you need to create a stunning appliqué masterpiece. During the morning workshop, our skilled instructor will guide you through the techniques of Alabama Chanin style sewing, teaching you how to achieve impeccable results with knit fabric appliqué. You'll learn the art of reverse appliqué and decorative stitching, bringing your design to life in a beautifully textured and layered fashion. The custom kit is completely custom... You pick the garment, size (basic custom adjustments are included), color, and print that you like. Kits includes premium knit fabric, prepared in your chosen size, allowing you to focus on the art of sewing without the hassle of doing ANY prep work!! That's right, NO PREP WORK! Feel the joy of creating a unique and artistic piece that reflects your personal style. Sign up by Sept 7th so we can get that custom kit ordered and ready for you! Join us for this enriching experience that blends creativity, craftsmanship, and camaraderie as you bring your knit appliqué vision to reality in the esteemed Alabama Chanin style. Supplies - ALL available at FINCH*: Custom knit fabric kit (includes pre-cut pieces based on chosen size and design) (not included in workshop fee) a complete Kit Selection Guide by FINCH Geometry of Stitching by Alabama Chanin Sewing thread in coordinating colors Appliqué scissors Hand-sewing needles Skills covered in class include: Knit fabric appliqué techniques Reverse appliqué Decorative stitching in Alabama Chanin style Basic sewing tools will be available for use at FINCH during class time. *10% discount for all class supplies purchased in store. Supplies not included unless otherwise stated. FINCH Classes are for adults only unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

CLASS + EVENT POLICIES (In-person and Online)* • Full payment is due upon signing up for a class, whether in-person or online. If you prefer to pay by cash or check, the spot is not held until payment has been made. • 100% of class fees are refundable or transferable to another class if cancellation is made at least 72 hours before the class, whether in-person or online. • There is NO REFUND or TRANSFER to another class if upon cancellation LESS THAN 72 HOURS OF NOTICE IS GIVEN before the start date of the class, whether in-person or online. Sorry, we are unable to make exceptions. This ensures that other students waiting for a seat in full classes are not missing learning opportunities due to late cancellations. • No-shows forfeit any refund or exchange. *EXCLUDES RETREATS- See Retreat listing for specific policies.

Contact Details

  • 102 Loudoun Street Southwest, Leesburg, VA, USA


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