Jessie France 
Yarn Garage 


Wednesday January 9, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM CST

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The Yarn Garage 
2980 145th Street West
Rosemount, MN 55068

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Techniques Covered in this Series:
Learn mirrored increases (M1L and M1R)
Learn mirrored decreases (SSK and K2tog)
Learn the KF&B (knitting in the front and back of the same stitch) increase
Learn yarnovers (a lace increase)
Learn the knitted cast on
Learn how to do a slipped stitch selvage
Learn how to add yarn
Learn how to sew in your yarn ends and make them nearly invisible
Learn the difference between RS and WS and why it's important
Learn to correct the inevitable mistake
Learn to knit back and forth on a circular 24" needle
Learn how to use ring markers
Learn the Russian bind off
Learn to follow a written pattern
Learn to use both knit and purl on the same row
Learn how to count your rows
Learn how to improve you tension and have more even stitches
Learn abbreviations
Learn the basics of blocking
Learn the basics of gauge
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Beyond the Basics with Nancy Wynn

Join Nancy for this three session class for only $68!

Wednesday, January 9th, 16th, and 23rd! 1:00 to 3:00PM

Are you ready to take your knitting to the next level and beyond?  This is the class series for you!  

Join celebrated instructor, Nancy Wynn, for Beyond the Basics, an exclusive class series at Yarn Garage. If you have ever looked at a pattern you are dying to amek and put it down because you didn't know the cast on or how to do a M1R?  Or were you puzzled by yarnovers?  This is your chance to learn and master all the techniques and tricks every knitter should know! 

Your exploration and instruction will have you creating a shawlette you can be proud to show everyone!  This project is full of techniques to move your kntting beyond the basics.


Long Tail Cast on, Knit Stitch, Purl Stitch, and a basic bind off.


200 yards of worsted weight yarn, we recommend Malabrigo Rios, Ella Rae Lace Merino Worsted, or Madelinetosh Vintage.

US 9 or 10 - 24" circular needle


Stitch Markers

Row Counters

Gauge Checker

Coiless Safety Pins


Darning Needle

Project Pouch

Crochet Hook or Handi-tool

Soak Wool Wash


My name is Nancy Wynn.  I live in Plymouth, MN with my husband of 27 years.  Our son and daughter - both college students - and two dogs that think they run the household (they do)!  I've been teaching professionally for many years, having taught hundreds of people to knit during that time with the youngest being four and the oldest being 95.  I'm a lifelong knitter, having learned the craft from my 8th grade economics teacher.

Many times I've been asked why I enjoy teaching, and my answer is simple!  I love seeing the joy and amazment in a person's face when they've accomplished what they thought was impossible...and it doesn't matter if they are young or old, the expression is universal!  Having taught so many through the years, I've gained insight into the kinds of error that new, inexperienced knitters make over and over again.  Through  my website readers will be able to benefit from the many tips and techniques that I will share with them to help avoid a "knitting meltdown!"

I am a member of the Minnesota Knitter's Guild and TKGA, The Knitting Guild Association.

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