Fiber Friday: Blocking & Fiber Care with Kate Atherley via ZOOM!
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Fiber Friday: Blocking & Fiber Care with Kate Atherley via ZOOM!



Blocking: it’s a critical step in the finishing process for hand knits, and is all too often ignored or skipped. It’s incredibly easy, and the value it provides is immense, taking an item from complete to truly, beautifully finished. This session will demystify the process, breaking it down by both fiber and project type. Along the way, we'll also talk about fiber care: safely and easily washing handknits - when you can use the machine and when you should handwash (or not wash at all). We'll also talk about moth prevention, and safe yarn and garment storage.

There will be time for a detailed demonstration of how to use blocking wires for lace projects, and to address questions from attendees about specific projects

Choose all 3 Kate Atherley classes in one purchase and receive a 20.00 coupon to LYS to use in April & May on any product purchase! Now that's a DEAL! 



Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: All Skill levels welcome
Instructor: Kate Atherley
Instructor Bio: KATE ATHERLEY is an internationally known knitting teacher, designer, author and editor. She has published eight books, with a ninth just published, and her focus in all her work is the empowerment of knitters, illuminating both the methods and mechanics of the craft. The combination of her university degree in mathematics, professional experience in software development, technical writing and usability, and training in garment and fashion design give her a unique perspective. She also works as an editor and technical editor, helping other designers and authors bring their work into the world. She lives in Toronto with her husband and the family of skunks under their porch. www.kateatherley.com
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