..the main reason being my son Ian was born in November and both of my sister’s daughters were also born in November, and then of course there is always Thanksgiving!
I love this time of year even more since being in Bakersfield. By November the temperatures have finally dropped without threat of it getting back into the 90’s again without warning. It is time to dig out those sweaters and also time to knit without fear of odd looks from strangers because it’s too warm to knit.
This month Kate did a great job of walking us through Knit Companion and letting us know about the collaboration between Knit Companion and Patternfish.
Knit Companion is a great tool, but unless you have a lot of time or the desire to learn it out of necessity, it seemed to me to be a little confusing, so I am very grateful to Kate for taking the time to learn the program and sharing with all of us. With software being developed almost daily it is hard to keep up with the most efficient ways to use it.
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His first publication was in “Think Outside the Sox” by XRX after entering several of his patterns in their sock contest at Stitches. He has also published his own book “The Embellished Sock” and has had patterns published in Interweave Knits as well as many other magazines.
Charles regularly teaches classes all over the United States, but has never been to Bakersfield. Hopefully we will be able to get enough interest to have him make it here too.
The date that we are thinking about is Oct 25th which is a Saturday. The class would be from 9:00 to 12:00 – lunch – then 1:30 to 4:30.
The maximum number of students in the class is 25. This would be open to Guild Members first for a cost of $50 per member. Once all of the Guild Members have had a chance to enroll, and if there are still seats available, we will open the class to non-guild members. Their cost would be $75 per student.
Please let me know if you are interested.
Date: Oct 25, 2014
Time: 9:00am – 4:30
Place to be determined, but somewhere in Bakersfield.