The Thrifty Knitter

with Theresa Schabes

Saturday, April 2
10 am – 12:50 pm (3 hours)

Cost: $85

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Discover how recycling can be the frugal crafter’s best kept secret. Learn where and how to spot good sweaters for re-use. Discover the tricks as we unravel yarn from existing garments and see how to use that yarn in new projects. The cheapest (and greenest!) way to fill your stash — even with cashmere! Appropriate for knitters and crocheters.

Skills Required:


Bring to Class:

  • Sharp scissors
  • A sweater you’d like to salvage for yarn. The sweater should be clean, made of light colored, knitting gauge yarn.
  • The instructor will have a limited supply of ready-to-rip sweaters available for purchase.

Optional Supplies:

  • ball winder
  • niddy-noddy
  • seam ripper or small gauge metal crochet hook.

Homework (to be completed prior to class):