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Retreat 2019: Selbu Mitten

Join us for a fun filled weekend in beautiful New Buffalo, Michigan.  We will stay at the Grand Beach Inn.  This year we are excited to have guest instructor Jeffrey Wall from The Yarn Guys.  

Learn about construction of Norwegian Selbu Mittens.  There will be two cuff options: ribbed or lace/chevron Knitting in two colors.  Students will learn increasing for the for thumb gusset, decreasing for mitten top and picking up sts for the thumb

Friday, November 8 to Sunday, November 10.

Choose your accommodations.

Tentative Schedule (Michigan Time):

Check in 3 p.m. or later
Intro to Fair Isle Knitting with Jeffrey Wall, 7-8 p.m.

Selbu Mitten with Jeffrey Wall, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 2-5 p.m 
"Pot Luck" Lunch, 12 - 1 p.m. 

Sunday (optional):
Weaving Stitches with Georg Luxton (optional), 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., additional $20 fee.

Materials Needed:  
2 balls Finullgarn (1 MC, 1 CC)
Set of 5 DPN 2.5 mm (US 1.5)
1.75” stitch holder or waste yarn

Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details:
Materials Included: All yarn must be purchased at Mosaic Yarn Studio.
Requirements: 2 balls Finullgarn (1 MC, 1 CC); if wanting a larger size get 2 skeins of each color Set of 5 DPN 2.5 mm (US 1.5) or needle that you like to use for small circumferences 1.75" stitch holder or waste yarn
Instructor: Jeffrey Wall
Instructor Bio: From The Yarn Guys website: "We are The Yarn Guys: Jeffrey Wall and Dennis Rinkenberger. Both of us are avid knitters of Norwegian descent. There is a great knitting tradition, not only in Norway, but throughout the world. We look forward to helping keep these traditions alive and current. Located in northwest Illinois, our goal is to provide shops with reliable service, high-quality yarns and patterns, and any assistance that helps ensure their success. As The Yarn Guys, we are proud to be the North American distributors for Rauma yarns and patterns."

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