WE ARE CLOSED ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013!!!

CHICAGO YARN CRAWL 2013

Chicago Yarn Crawl 2013 starts 8/3 through 8/11/13!!!  Check out our workshops with designers Melissa Leapman and Jen Lucas!!!

 

MELISSA LEAPMAN'S FUZZY WUZZY WORKSHOPS DURING THE YARN CRAWL!!!

 See our Store News/Events Page for more information about Melissa!!!

 

Fully Fashioned and Fabulous!

Learn the secrets of Melissa’s latest book, Knitting The Perfect Fit in this three-hour workshop! It’s all in the details! Explore fun and easy ways to work garment shapings with style and finesse. Discover designer tricks which use fully-fashioned techniques to create figure-flattering results! Learn how to make your garments and YOU look fabulous! Cost for this workshop is $70.

Wednesday, 8/7/2013         10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Ha! Fooled You!


In this three hour workshop, you will explore interesting stitch patterns that fool the eye. In class, you’ll learn how to create huge embossed cables that seem to sit on top of the fabric-with no cabling involved! Also, learn to knit beautiful faux fair-isle patterns using (yes) just one color per row. And, if you’ve always wanted to play with mitered squares but hate the idea of all those pesky yarn tails, come and learn an easy way to make faux ones using simple slip stitches. Cost for this workshop is $70.

Wednesday, 8/7/2013        2 – 5 p.m.

Take them both and save --- cost for both workshops is $130.

Sign up today and guarantee your reservation in Melissa Leapman’s classes at Fuzzy Wuzzy Yarns on August 7, 2013. Your reservation is guaranteed with your payment. Class space is limited. Class fees are non-refundable after July 1st, 2013. 


 
DESIGN YOUR OWN SOCK YARN SHAWL WITH 

JEN LUCAS


Jen Lucas, designer/author of one of the hottest new knitting books, Sock Yarn Shawls, will be teaching a Design Your Own Sock Yarn Shawl Workshop on Sunday, August 4, 2013 from 1 - 4 p.m. during this year's Chicago Yarn Crawl at Fuzzy Wuzzy Yarns!!!  Jen will guide you through all the steps from start to finish of designing your own shawl!  She will discuss different shawl constructions, how to get your chosen stitch pattern to work within the framework of the shawl shape you wish to use, and how to calculate how much yarn you will need for your design.  Students must know how to knit, purl, do increases and decreases, read patterns, read charts and be comfortable with basic lace techniques.  One three (3) hour workshop - $60.  

 

Materials:

• 100 yards of a smooth, light-colored fingering weight yarn

• Different sized knitting needles for swatching (Needle sized US 3, US 4, and US 5 are best; circular needles 24" or longer recommended)

• Knitting notions (tapestry needle, stitch markers, tape measure, etc.)

• Pencil with eraser

• Pens or highlighters of different colors

• Graph Paper (4 or 5 squares per inch)

• Calculator

• Stitch Dictionaries (if you have them)

• Your Ideas!

Homework:

Bring some stitch patterns you might like to use.

 

Call the store at 847-253-9276 or email us at: info@fuzzywuzzyyarns.com to reserve your space in her class.  Your space in the class is guaranteed with your payment.  No refunds after July 27, 2013.  


JEN LUCAS BOOK SIGNING EVENT


Jen will also be signing her book, Sock Yarn Shawls, before the workshop from 12 - 1 p.m.  If you love sock yarn and you love shawls, this is the book you want in your knitting library!!!