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A Verb for Keeping Warm

6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States

January 2019

Tapestry Weaving 101 with Shaine Drake

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Shaine Drake Catch weaver fever! In this class, you will learn the basics of tapestry weaving so you can make woven wall hangings. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from Bay Area artist Shaine Drake! She will bring in plenty of samples of her own work and a list of her favorite resources. For true beginners and fiber enthusiasts! No weaving experience required. You'll learn: - to warp your loom - plain weave - to use multiple colors - to make…

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Crocheting 101: Simple Scarf or Cowl

January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Liz Kaplan Learn the basics of crochet while making a simple cowl or scarf. By the end of class, you will know how to crochet and be well on your way towards completing your cowl or scarf and onto dreaming of your next crochet project. Our classes are small, to ensure you receive a lot of individual attention. About the yarn used in this class: Madelinetosh Silk Merino is a soft, smooth, plied yarn made of 50% silk and 50%…

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Knitting 101: Mitts

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Amy Keefer Have you ever wanted to knit your very own cozy scarf, hat, or mittens? This quick and painless class will give you a taste of what knitting is all about. Spend the afternoon with us, sipping tea, and make your first pair of fingerless mitts. About the yarn used in this class: Puffin is a plump, chunky, single-ply yarn spun from sturdy American wool fleece. Its felted texture knits up into garments with a soft halo and a…

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February 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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Cocoknits Sweater Workshop – February 2nd + 9th, March 2nd + 9th + April 6th + 13th

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger of Cocoknits This six-week intensive will allow you the time and motivation to complete a knitted sweater. Cocoknits patterns are stylish and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenberger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here…

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Cocoknits Sweater Workshop – February 9th, March 9th + April 13th

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger of Cocoknits This three-week intensive will allow you the time and motivation to complete a knitted sweater. Cocoknits patterns are stylish and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenberger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here…

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Knitting Studio with Amy Keefer: February 17th, 24th + March 3rd

February 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Amy Keefer Dropped a stitch, confused by gauge, nervous about seaming? Lost in a project, need extra support? Maybe you're ready to start your first sweater? Have a technique you'd like to learn and want guidance? From scarves to sweaters, and anything in between, Amy can help you with your knitting. Spend time in our light-filled studio with a knowledgeable teacher who can help you to start, troubleshoot, or finish your project. By taking this class, you will bring your…

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Embroidery 101 with Amy Keefer

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Get ready to embellish and personalize garments, or create original works of art! This workshop will help you begin drawing and painting on fabric with thread. We will cover several basic stitches such as outline stitches, chain stitches and their variations, french knots and filling stitches. You will also learn to properly place fabric in an embroidery hoop, how to tie the correct knot, and how to separate strands of embroidery floss. Each student will receive a kit to get…

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March 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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Knitting 101: Mitts

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Amy Keefer Have you ever wanted to knit your very own cozy scarf, hat, or mittens? This quick and painless class will give you a taste of what knitting is all about. Spend the afternoon with us, sipping tea, and make your first pair of fingerless mitts. About the yarn used in this class: Puffin is a plump, chunky, single-ply yarn spun from sturdy American wool fleece. Its felted texture knits up into garments with a soft halo and a…

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Rigid Heddle 101: March 10th + 17th

March 10 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Rachel Marcotte You will make a plain-weave scarf on this simple, yet versatile loom. Instruction includes the direct warping method, proper tensioning, and finishing techniques. The class also includes 2 skeins of Madeline Tosh DK (at 15% off!), the perfect yarn for your first rigid heddle weaving. Please remember to arrive 20-30 minutes before class to select your yarn and have it wound before class. Course requirements: You must love yarn, but no previous weaving experience is necessary. What to bring…

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Crocheting 101: Simple Scarf or Cowl

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
+ Google Map

Instructor: Liz Kaplan Learn the basics of crochet while making a simple cowl or scarf. By the end of class, you will know how to crochet and be well on your way towards completing your cowl or scarf and onto dreaming of your next crochet project. Our classes are small, to ensure you receive a lot of individual attention. About the yarn used in this class: Madelinetosh Silk Merino is a soft, smooth, plied yarn made of 50% silk and 50%…

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Tapestry Weaving 101 with Shaine Drake

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Shaine Drake Catch weaver fever! In this class, you will learn the basics of tapestry weaving so you can make woven wall hangings. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from Bay Area artist Shaine Drake! She will bring in plenty of samples of her own work and a list of her favorite resources. For true beginners and fiber enthusiasts! No weaving experience required. You'll learn: - to warp your loom - plain weave - to use multiple colors - to make…

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Watercolor Make + Take with Judi Pettite

March 24 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Judi Pettite Watercolor Make and Take with Natural Pigments What is a natural pigment? Our watercolor cakes (aka pan watercolor) will be made with plant and earth pigments. We follow the stages of the paint making process from selecting your materials to grinding the pigments into an artist quality paint. Everyone will have an opportunity to work the pigment and make watercolors to take with you at class end. Brushes, paper, ink bottles and colors are provided with the lab…

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Embroidery 101 with Amy Keefer

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Get ready to embellish and personalize garments, or create original works of art! This workshop will help you begin drawing and painting on fabric with thread. We will cover several basic stitches such as outline stitches, chain stitches and their variations, french knots and filling stitches. You will also learn to properly place fabric in an embroidery hoop, how to tie the correct knot, and how to separate strands of embroidery floss. Each student will receive a kit to get…

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April 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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Japanese Mending as Utility and Embellishment with Jody Alexander

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Japanese mending techniques are used to repair and strengthen garments and other textile items. But, when left visible the repairs are also decorative and add texture, line, and color. In this workshop, students will create a sampler of mending techniques seen in Japanese boro textiles and will then move on to repairing or embellishing a garment or other textile item of their choice. Each student will bring an item that needs repair, or embellishing, and will apply one or more…

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May 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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June 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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July 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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August 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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September 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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October 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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November 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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December 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Julie Weisenberger We adore Cocoknits patterns. They are stylish, straightforward, and can be knit in a huge array of yarn. They are perfect for everyone; from the beginning knitter who knows how to knit and purl, to the advanced knitter, who is working towards a wardrobe of elegant, hand-knit clothing. We are in the unbelievably, lucky position to have Julie Weisenbeger, owner and master knitter of Cocoknits, live here in town! Join us, on the first Saturday of the…

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