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Madelinetosh Fall Fashion Showcase

Knitting Temptations
Presents a Special Event!
FALL FASHION SHOWCASE
with yarns from
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Thursday, September 18, 2014
11:00am – 7:30pm

Get ready to walk the red carpet into our Madelinetosh Fall Fashion Showcase. Get your VIP pass and reserve your seat alongside the catwalk to see our unparalleled display of OVER 100 Madelinetosh models and samples to inspire you.

Your reservation to the Fall Fashion Showcase provides you access to HUNDREDS of skeins of Madelinetosh Yarns, including many NEW colors and bases not before available at Knitting Temptations.

However, there is much more to enjoy beyond the yarn and samples! Your reservation gives you VIP access to:

  • our event exclusive GOODY BAG
  • the EVENT BOOKLET detailing all the key information about the 14 different types of Madelinetosh yarns available for purchase, as well as the models and samples on display
  • chance to win one of many fabulous DOOR PRIZES
  • FOOD by the Food Smiths
  • our knit wear SILENT AUCTION
  • FUN and much more!

REGISTRATION

Reserve your VIP pass for $25:

  • ONLINE anytime
  • CALL (614) 734-0618
  • VISIT our shop during regular business hours

You MUST register by September 11 to be guaranteed an exclusive Event Goody Bag!

CLASSES

Be among the FIRST students as we debut our NEW CLASSROOM! Join us for one of our Madelinetosh-inspired classes during the weekend of September 19-21.

Learn the latest techniques for some of the season’s hottest looks in knit wear! Get all the class details below.

Call or visit the shop to register!

NOTE: Registration for the Fall Fashion Showcase event and registration for classes are separate and independent from one another. Registration for a class DOES NOT register you for the event on the 18th. Please call us if you have questions.

ARROW COWL
$50 – pattern included; other supplies extra
One 3-hour class
Instructor: Megan Bohlander
Skill level: Intermediate Knit

arrowcowlThis project is perfect for the knitter looking for a first-time colorwork experience. With an easy-to-remember pattern repeat as well as charted instructions, knitters can’t go wrong with this beautiful cowl! Can be knit in two different sizes.

Supplies needed:

  • Yarn: Tosh DK – 1(2) skein(s) of Color A and 1 skein of color B
  • Needles: 24″ or 32″ circular US 8, for short or long version
  • Stitch marker

Homework to complete PRIOR TO CLASS:
Cast on 120 stitches; join for knitting in the round. Purl all stitches for 10 rounds.

Friday, September 19, 10:00am – 1:00pm

SAMBUKA COWL
$50 – pattern included; other supplies extra
One 3-hour class
Instructor: Megan Bohlander
Skill level: Easy Knit

DSC_4085This completely reversible cowl is not only stunning to wear but also fun to knit! Students will learn how to use slip stitches, cables, and wraps as they knit the smaller version of the cowl in class to learn and get comfortable with the techniques.

Supplies needed:

  • Yarn: Tosh DK – 1 skein of Color A and 1 skein of color B
  • Needles: 24″ circular US 8
  • Cable needle
  • Waste yarn

Sample is knit in colorways Composition Book Grey (color A) and Tart (color B).

Friday, September 19, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

MAD ABOUT PLAID
$55 – yarn and pattern included; other supplies extra
One 3-hour class
Instructor: Michelle Hunter
Skill level: Easy Knit

Turn simple knitting into a plaid masterpiece with this exciting technique. A few well-placed stitches and a quick turn of the crochet hook is all that is needed to generate gorgeous plaid fabric. This method can be incorporated into any stockinette project from sweaters to scarves and everything in between.

In class, we will knit a swatch that covers all the basics of the technique – set up, horizontal and vertical striping, finishing and expert tips. The fabric created in class serves as a gauge swatch for your own beautiful pillow – pattern included!

A portion of the lesson is devoted to designing the plaid which allows you to duplicate tartan, checks, windowpanes and more. Recreate a family “clan” plaid or invent your own!

Class is suitable for advanced beginner. No previous crochet experience is needed.

Supplies needed:

  • Yarn for swatching (provided in class)
  • Needles: 24″ circular US 6 AND US 7; bring several needle sizes to adjust if needed
  • Size G (4 mm) crochet hook
  • Blunt tip tapestry needle
  • Pencil and eraser

Saturday, September 20, 9:30am – 12:30pm (s0ld 0ut), OR
Sunday, September 21, 10:00am – 1:00pm

PENCIL ME IN
$55 – yarn and pattern included; other supplies extra
One 3-hour class
Instructor: Michelle Hunter
Skill level: Intermediate Knit

pencilskirt1A simple, straight skirt is always in fashion and so easy to knit. This shape flatters the figure and paves the way for great stitch patterns and yarns to provide interest. Learn to create a skirt template that will allow you to utilize the design with many gauges and stitches. This formula will give you an expert fit and can easily be adapted for everyone from toddlers to teens to adults. In class, you will select a stitch design, knit a swatch, and create your own pattern reflecting your gauge and measurements. It’s so simple that you will want to fill your closet with these skirts!

Students must be comfortable knitting in the round and familiar with simple increases and decreases.

pencilskirt3Supplies needed:

  • Yarn for swatching (provided in class)
  • Needles: 16″ and 24″ circular US 6, bring several needle sizes to adjust if needed
  • Tape measure
  • calculator
  • stitch markers

Saturday, September 20, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

TINY TEA LEAVES CARDI
$60 – pattern included; other supplies extra
Two 2-hour classes
Instructor: Kristen Bucci
Skill level: Easy Knit

tinyteaIf you can knit and purl, you can make this darling cardigan, incorporating classic top-down seamless sweater construction. This project is perfect for first-time sweater knitters! Once you master the smaller version, you are ready to make it in ANY size, baby to adult!

Supplies needed:

  • Yarn: Tosh Vintage – 2 skeins to make size 2
  • Needles: 24” circular US 6 and 32” circular US 7
  • Waste yarn

Sample is knit in colorway Amber Trinket.

Class 1: Sunday, September 21, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Class 2: Sunday, October 5, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

NAVAJO KNITTING
$50 – pattern included; other supplies extra
One 3-hour class
Instructor: Michelle Hunter
Skill level: Easy Knit

Learn the technique used to make Michelle’s latest exciting design, Ply List Sweater, published in Knit.Purl, Fall/Winter 2014 magazine.

Magically turn lace-weight yarn into worsted with Navajo knitting – also known as chain plying. Navajo knitting triple plies yarn from a single skein without cutting or dividing the skein. This is a perfect use for that large skein of lace yarn hiding in your stash or that cone of hand spun that is begging to the knit!

The class covers the basics of the technique plus learning to alternate triple and single plies within a project to create sheer stripes – a big trend in todays’ fashion.

Discover ways to incorporate this technique in many knitting projects. In class, we will begin a beautiful scarf pattern using all techniques learned in class. WARNING: this is addicting!

Supplies needed:

  • Yarn 1: smooth DK-weight yarn, at least 50 yards
  • Yarn 2: Tosh Lace or Prairie, 1 skein, minimum 400 yards
  • Needle 1: US 11, straight or 24″ circular
  • Needle 2: US 8, straight or 24″ circular, bring several needle sizes to adjust if needed
  • Optional, but very helpful, yarn pet or yarn bowl

Sunday, September 21, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

TUNISIAN SAMPLER SHAWL
$50 – pattern included; other supplies extra
One 3-hour class
Instructor: Megan Bohlander
Skill level: Easy Crochet

DSC_3983This beautiful shawl is created using the tunisian crochet method and is great for either knitters or crocheters! This is a great beginner project for any crocheter who would like to take the next step after beginner or any knitter wanting to learn a new technique. Students will learn the Tunisian simple stitch, knit stitch, purl stitch, full stitch and the honeycomb stitch.

Supplies needed:

  • Yarn: Tosh Vintage, 2 skeins
  • Hook: Size 9mm or M/N – MUST BE A TUNISIAN HOOK

Sample is made in colorway Curiosity.

Sunday, September 21, 4:00pm – 7:00pm

FIBER FASHION

Our Fashion Showcase couldn’t be complete without YOU being a part of the show. Become a supermodel yourself and wear your favorite Madelinetosh Yarn creation(s) – knit, crochet, woven, felted – to the Fashion Showcase! Download and print the Pattern Sharing Cards and bring them to the event to share with others!

SHOP HOURS  September 15 – 20

  • Knitting Temptations will be closed September 15-17. We will re-open on Thursday, September 18 at the START of the event at 11:00am.
  • We will keep our regular business hours, 10am – 5pm, September 19 and 20.
  • Friday Friends Knit (10am-12pm) is cancelled for September 19.

DIRECTIONS

Use this map and information to get to Dublin, OH. We recommended using Google Maps to create customized, turn-by-turn, driving directions from your specific location.

PARKING

Please refer to the Historic Dublin Parking Map for information regarding where to park for our event. Our building is located at the corner of South High Street and Spring Hill. We are located within 2-3 blocks of several public parking lots, highlighted in blue on the map. On-street parking is available the entire length of High Street, but NO parking on Bridge Street. Most public parking spaces are limited to 3 hours.

ARRIVAL & CHECK-IN

The event is an open house format, so you may arrive any time between 11am & 7:30pm. Please enter and check in at the back patio area on the west side of our building to enjoy all the event activities.

GOODY BAGS & DOOR PRIZES

You will receive the event-exclusive Goody Bag when you arrive and check in to the event.

All registrants’ names are AUTOMATICALLY entered to win one of many fabulous door prizes. The random drawing will take place prior to the event and the winners will be given their door prizes at check-in on September 18.

Door prizes include (but are not limited to!):

  • Tosh DK in colorway Tart
  • Atenti Long Bowl bag in Snowflakes
  • addi Clicks
  • addi Clicks starter sets
  • oh Snap! bags by Nameste

THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING

As you know, we are always happy to wind your Knitting Temptations purchases. However, at the event our staff will be out in full force to answer questions and help you in any way possible. As a result, we are NOT able to offer our usual winding service during the event, but would be happy to wind for you during your next visit.

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