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A Verb for Keeping Warm

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6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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April 2019

Crocheting 101: Simple Scarf or Cowl

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Crocheting 101: Simple Scarf or Cowl 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…

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From Spindle to Spinning Wheel

April 28 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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From Spindle to Spinning Wheel Instructor: Valerie Yep   Have you learned to spin on a spindle and now want to explore spinning wheels?  Or perhaps you have just acquired a wheel and would like to learn more about it. Well, here's your chance! We will cover the parts of the wheel, how the wheel works, drafting, over the fold, short forward draw, and plying. 2 oz. of fiber is provided as part of your class fee.   Prereq: Intro…

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Spinning Circle

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Spinning Circle   Looking for a space to work on spinning more even singles or refine your plying?   Want advice for working with a new fiber?   Verb is hosting a Spinning Circle for all levels so that you can continue and strengthen your spinning practice. Enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow Bay Area spinners while honing your spinning techniques. Bring your own wheel or drop spindle if you have, otherwise spinning wheels are available to rent for $15.00…

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May 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

May 4 @ 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 94608 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 – 6 week class

May 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Cocoknits Sweater Workshop - May 4th + 11th, June 1st + 8th + July 13th + 20th 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…

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Design Your Own Boxy Tee with Cal Patch

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Instructor: Cal Patch Sewing your own clothes is satisfying and practical. Drafting your own patterns goes one step further and puts the entire design process in your hands. Cal will teach you how to draft a pattern for a simple woven top that can easily be customized in myriad ways. This is a perfect intro to pattern-drafting if you’ve been wanting to dip your toe in the water, and the sewing couldn’t be simpler. This basic t-shirt shape makes a…

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Drop Spindle 101

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Drop Spindle 101 Instructor: Valerie Yep   Make your own wool yarn! In this class, you will learn spinning related vocabulary, learn to spin wool on a drop spindle, and gain the skills to spin a "singles" yarn. By the time you are through with class, you will be well on your way to creating your own hand spun yarn! Cost: $45   Prerequisites: no previous experience required.   Provided Materials: 2 oz Blue Faced Leicester wool fiber Required Materials: Schacht…

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Spinning Circle

May 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Spinning Circle   Looking for a space to work on spinning more even singles or refine your plying?   Want advice for working with a new fiber?   Verb is hosting a Spinning Circle for all levels so that you can continue and strengthen your spinning practice. Enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow Bay Area spinners while honing your spinning techniques. Bring your own wheel or drop spindle if you have, otherwise spinning wheels are available to rent for $15.00…

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Tapestry Weaving 101

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Tapestry Weaving 101 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…

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Embroidery 101 with Amy Keefer

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Embroidery 101 with Amy Keefer 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…

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Knitting 101: Mitts

May 19 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Knitting 101: Mitts 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…

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June 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

June 1 @ 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 94608 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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Rigid Heddle 101

June 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Rigid Heddle 101 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.…

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Drop Spindle 101

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Drop Spindle 101 Instructor: Valerie Yep   Make your own wool yarn! In this class, you will learn spinning related vocabulary, learn to spin wool on a drop spindle, and gain the skills to spin a "singles" yarn. By the time you are through with class, you will be well on your way to creating your own hand spun yarn! Cost: $45   Prerequisites: no previous experience required.   Provided Materials: 2 oz Blue Faced Leicester wool fiber Required Materials: Schacht…

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Spinning Circle

June 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Spinning Circle Looking for a space to work on spinning more even singles or refine your plying?   Want advice for working with a new fiber?   Verb is hosting a Spinning Circle for all levels so that you can continue and strengthen your spinning practice. Enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow Bay Area spinners while honing your spinning techniques. Bring your own wheel or drop spindle if you have, otherwise spinning wheels are available to rent for $15.00 for…

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Crocheting 101: Simple Scarf or Cowl

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Crocheting 101: Simple Scarf or Cowl 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…

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Embroidery 101 with Amy Keefer

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Embroidery 101 with Amy Keefer 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…

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Knitting 101: Mitts

June 23 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Knitting 101: Mitts 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…

Find out more »

Tapestry Weaving 101

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Tapestry Weaving 101 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…

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July 2019

Cocoknits Monthly KAL

July 6 @ 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 94608 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
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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 94608 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
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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 94608 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
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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 94608 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
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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 94608 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
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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 94608 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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