In one months time we will be sponsoring our second Yarn Cupboard Winter Fiber Art’s Retreat and Market. We are very lucky to have such wonderful instructors coming to Syracuse to join us.
I just hung up with Sharon McMahon from Three Irish Girls. Not only is she a fabulous dyer but she is wonderful to work with. Sharon is bringing a large trunk show with her besides teaching three classes. Sharon is in high demand and we are lucky she is coming to Syracuse!
Laura Nelkin will be joining us as well. Laura who is also a designer, will teaching some very interesting classes-Two classes with bead work. Laura travels and teaches at venues around the country.
Lisa Ann Merian will be teaching her needle felting class all day Saturday on a beautiful silk shawl. If you have wanted to know how to needle or wet felt, Lisa is a very talented teacher that will have you making something beautiful. Lisa will also be bringing all her gorgeous handdyed fibers, both batts and roving for the market place.Sandi Wiseheart, a Yarn Cupboard favorite, was formerly editor of Interweave Knits, will be back teaching her sweater class and a tiara class! This I can’t miss.
Jill Draper, dyer and designer, will be back with her yarns and will be teaching some very interesting classes. Jill is a joy to work with and you will enjoy every minute with her.
And Cal Patch, who will be coming as well as Jill, will be teaching her crochet classes. Crochet is so popular this coming season. If you haven’t learned to crochet-this is your opportunity. Cal is an amazing teacher with her own patterns.
Jennifer Van Calcar, from Holiday yarns, will be selling her beautiful yarns as well as teach. Jennifer is local to Syracuse and is a great friend to the Yarn Cupboard.
Shannon Adams is a Yarn Cupboard instructor and will be doing 2 different scarf classes. The techniques used in these classes will be very helpful in more complicated patterns.
Beth Coye is our Yarn Cupboard spinning instructor. Beth will be teaching both wheel and drop spindle. If you are new to spinning, and feel you are not getting the best from your wheel, Beth is your girl. We also have Kromski and Ashford wheels for sale if you are in the market for a spinning wheel.
All of us here at the Yarn Cupboard are looking forward to a wonderful weekend with very talented instructors, a fabulous market with gorgeous yarns, buttons, fibers and a great group of fiber enthusiasts!