May 15, 2014

Dan Doh Trunk Show

Staff recommended designer Dan Doh will be featured at the shop from now until May 30th.

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We love Dan Doh’s creative take on drape and shaping.  Her inspiration stems from her pleasure in exploring different textures of yarn as well as stitch patterns.  According to her, the yarn tells her how it wants to be worked. She likes to keep the shape of garments simple enough to enjoy and show the interesting fabric that you make by hand.

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Yumiko Alexander born in Japan and always loved to design, knit and crochet. She started  sharing her designs with knitters and crocheters after I moved to the US. Seeing how people imbue her designs with their own ideas of color, fiber and style inspire her to keep designing.

We can’t wait for you to see her designs in person here at ImagiKnit!


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May 12, 2014

Registration is Open!

Our Stephen West Shawl Making Workshop has been set. Please join us on July 1st (Tuesday)  from 7-10 P.M. Seating is limited so give us a ring (415-621-6642) to enroll. The class cost will be $75.

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DETAILS: Stephen West is headed to ImagiKnit! This is a unique opportunity to work with the mastermind behind Westknits. In this class, you will learn the garter tab cast-on and different ways of creating angles and edges. Using unique combinations of yarn-overs, increases, shaping and color variation, you’ll learn to customize your own design or modify Stephen’s Boneyard shawl!

Join us on Monday, June 30th from 4-7 PM for the trunk show extravaganza!  Receive one-on-one consultation from Stephen West and Steven Berg and be the first to see exclusive commemorative yarns celebrating the event.  Registration is only $15.  For more details, click here!


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May 4, 2014

Fresh Stitches (Stacey Trock) Trunk Show

Who says knitters should have all the fun?  Whether you are new or experienced in the realm of crochet, it’s impossible not to fall in love with Stacey Trock’s bright and cheery designs.

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We have the pleasure of hosting several samples from her newest book, Modern Baby Crochet.  Stacey has an astounding amount of designs under her belt as well as two other books (Crocheted Softies and Cuddly Crochet).

Don’t know how to crochet?  Don’t fret!  Check out our class schedule to find out when our next Crochet 101 class is scheduled.


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May 3, 2014

Norah Gaughan Trunk Show

Norah Gaughan’s latest collection is inspired by angles, twists and turns. They are knitted in subdued colors and presented in stunning knitted structures with a nod to architectural forms in the 1930’s and 40’s.

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We are happy to host several of the garments featured in Norah Gaughan Volume 14 now until May 14th.  Many of the designs feature the Berroco yarns Folio and Maya.  They are excellent options for summer garments and come in an array of happy colors.  We hope you’ll drop by the shop to see them in person soon!


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May 2, 2014

Stephen and Steve are headed to California!

 

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Save the date! Stephen West of Westknits and Steven Berg of StevenBe will headed our way during the 1st annual Fiberlicious Stephen & Steven Tour. This magical team of knitting and design inspiration will bring their amazing energy, talent and creativity to ImagiKnit this summer.

We have two exciting events planned for the evening of Monday 6/30 and Tuesday 7/1. On June 30th, Stephen and Steven will be showing off their favorite shawls and accessories in a trunk show extravaganza. The guys will consult with any participants and help them pick out the perfect yarn combinations to make their own masterpieces.

On July 1st, Stephen West will be here to teach an exclusive workshop on shawl-making. Learn the garter tab cast-on and different ways of creating angles and edges from the mastermind himself. Using unique combinations of yarn-overs, increases, shaping and color variation, you’ll learn to customize your own design or modify Stephen’s Boneyard shawl!

Stay tuned for more details!

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Stephen and Steven are two men of different generations whose similar backgrounds have resulted in knitting careers that bring inspiration, education and entertainment to those they teach. Stephen West (left) is currently based in Amsterdam. His shawl designs and innovative colorwork have helped him become a widely recognized and respected self-published designer. His work has also been featured in Malabrigo Book 3, Knitty.com and Jared Flood’s Wool People.

Steven Berg (right) is a fiber artisan armed with a wealth of experience, a daring sense of style and a firm belief in the transformative power of creativity that knitting or crocheting offers to all who are brave enough to push the boundaries.  He studied fashion at both Parsons and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. His creations are regularly featured in national publications and on popular knitting websites.


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