Friday, April 06, 2007

Lily Chin Coming to Nine Rubies Knitting in June

Nine Rubies Knitting will be welcoming Lily Chin, one of the nation’s most renowned knitters, for a series of workshops on Monday, June 18th and Tuesday, June 19th. We’ve planned a jam-packed series of events with Lily. The schedule and pricing information is below. You can get additional class descriptions and the homework assignments (!!) when you register.

Monday, June 18th,
3-5 pm: Book signing, trunk show, reception - Lily will be talking about her line of yarn - the Lily Chin Signature Line and her patterns that support these yarns.
6-9 pm: Short Row Shaping - (intermediate skill level): this technique allows you to create smooth curves and lines in knitting. Techniques that will be taught include horizontal bust darts, seamless hat on 2 needles instead of 4, a sock heel…

Tuesday, June 19th
9 am – 12 pm: Tips and Tricks - this great class will make your knitting life easier and better. Learn to cast on in a 2-tail method without ever running out of the 2nd tail! Learn from a master knitter, her invaluable tips and techniques.

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Reversible Cables - Learn how cables work, which stitches, yarns and needles are ideal for reversible cables. You’ll also learn how to chart them so you’ll know what you’ll be getting beforehand. (some cable experience required)

All sessions are priced at $65 each. Be sure to let us know if you are a store member - your membership discount applies. We anticipate high demand for these classes and have limited space. Please call the store (650-685-6205) or stop by to register. That is the only way to guarantee your spot. Our store address is 28 E. 3rd Avenue, San Mateo. We are open 10 am - 7 pm, 7 days a week.