Knitting with Nancy Wynn

Come and visit me in my NEW Home Knitting Studio for knitting classes and workshops.

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On May 6th 2017, I began teaching students how to reproduce the sweater  pictured on the right. It is affectionally named the "Heidigan." During the Knitting Workshops we will explore all aspects of sweater construction. Because the sweater is commercially made students will learn how to recreate it using their measurements, gauge and basic math. Students will learn how to "read" the commercial sweater and then write a pattern, draw schematics, customize the size and even learn how calculate yarn requirements! For obvious reasons, knitters will need to possess certain skills to participate in this class.
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The Heidigan is not the only project on the menu for the summer. We'll be working on charitable projects and some cute stuffed animals that we all may find difficult to give away. Check the photos on the right : - )
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Knitting Help - $15

 


09/09/17   9am -11am
09/23/17   9am -11am
10/07/17   9am -11am
10/21/17   9am -11am

Knitting Workshop - $50 including lunch


 


09/09/17   11am -5pm
09/23/17   11am -5pm
10/07/17   11am -5pm
10/21/17   11am -5pm

 
These classes will run at the same time every other Saturday unless informed otherwise. Please refer to my web page often for any important announcements or changes! Space is limited so please email me through the contact page if you are interested in attending my help sessions or workshops!
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Effective March 1st 2016, I will require that all registered workshop students that wish to cancel must do so within 48 hours of the scheduled class time or a $25 cancellation fee will be assessed.
 
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  • I am a Minnesota knitting teacher who thinks knitting should be both fun and relaxing.
  • I offer many different knitting classes and workshops, all located in my home studio.
  • I teach all aspects of knitting to all ages, from learning the basics to complex patterns and techniques for the more experienced knitter. I’m especially skilled at finishing and incorporating full fashion increases/decreases to give your garment a professional look.
  • I’m a perfect alternative for anyone that wants to learn how to knit or further improve the skills they have, but doesn’t want to make what’s offered in yarn shops. With me, you can learn what you want whenever and wherever you want!
  • I provide many free knitting videos, making this a “one-stop” site for knitters who are searching for online technical help without the hassle of navigating through endless sites. You can also find these videos on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl2nvIX00wNX_xI4E2cC0NA..
  • I will recommend appropriate patterns, yarns, needles, and notions. More importantly, I will be able to point you in the right direction to make all of your purchases.
  • I offer free knitting patterns, all available for download.
  • My web site will be especially helpful to the new knitter because they will learn through my videos that their problems are not unique but rather common mistakes that can be easily remedied.

                             A little show and tell time:
 

Heather and Barb are proudly showing off their creations. 




Grandma Colleen has been hard at it creating this beautiful dress for her precious granddaughter. And no knitting website would be complete without an Oregon Mermaid...way to go Heidi! I'm thinking you'll have a lot of requests for that little number (baby not included). Marybeth was busy making booties for other people's grandchildren and getting some practice for her own someday...I'm proud of you all!!!


Let's check out some of my ladies hat creations from my Fair Isle workshop

  

  




Some other fun creations
  
                                                    
Lisa's sweet little niece and            Patty's nephew modeling the beautiful
the blanket she made her.              sweater she made for him.
                                             
     

Landon's mommy (Jackie) made him      Lisa loves her socks!
nice socks.

     
 Patty's finished sock.                    Aly's finished poncho.
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Jackie, a long time student of mine made this darling elephant hat for her little Landon...What a cutie!!!! Donna and Dippy the Duck and Octopus!
    
And Landon in a minion hat.      Grandma Colleen and Colette.

News and Upcoming Events

I'm pleased to announce that my Stranded Chain Link Hat is finally available for purchase on Ravelry. http://ravelry.com/patterns/library/stranded-chain-link-hat.


I am now a Certified Instructor with Curious.com

ANNOUNCEMENT!!! My Curious.com sock course is now available for purchase. Please follow the link and check it out!
https://curious.com/wynnknit/series/how-to-knit-socks

Find me on Raverly.com





Here's what's happening this summer!!!

The Heidigan


In addition to the working on our Heidigan's, July will be the month when we will also start working on our cute and cuddly stuffed animals. There are several little creatures to choose from!
 



Precious Finger Puppets for Charitable Knitting


And sometimes things just don't go as we planned but we perservere!



Visit my downloads for this free sock pattern.There are step by step video tutorials to help you create your own short row toe/heel sock!