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Fri 4th Sep: Meet & Greet with Stephen West CANCELLED

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  • Friday 4th Sep 2020: 7 - 9pm

    (Edit 10th June)Unfortunately, due to the COVID19 pandemic, this class is now cancelled. We will be writing to anyone who was booked to attend for refunds/credit.

    Come witness the colourful world of Westknits and try on samples from Stephen’s most popular designs.

    Stephen will give an inspiring presentation on how he works with yarns, textures, and shapes followed by a book signing of all Westknits Bestknits books. After the book signing, Stephen will be available to help you shop for colours and yarns for your next Westknits project.

    Wear your Westknits! Don’t forget to bring your Westknits or other favourite knitted projects to show off and wear during the workshop.

    Ticket price includes one fabulous cocktail or mocktail, £10 discount off any Westknits Book purchased on the evening, and a darn good time!! Ticket price is £20.

  • Event Duration:
    2 hours, starting 7pm sharp. Please arrive on time.

    Prior Experience: 
    Everyone welcome

    Event Materials: 
    Your ticket price includes an alcoholic or non-alcoholic cocktail as well as a £10 discount off any Stephen West book, which Stephen will be happy to sign for you during the event. Books will be subject to availability.

    We are sorry but we cannot offer refunds on classes if you are unable to attend for whatever reason, unless we are able to refill your spot.
  • About Stephen West:

    Stephen West was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He studied dance at the University of Illinois where he encountered his first yarn store, Klose Knit in Urbana, IL. The creative atmosphere of that local shop spurred Stephen to start designing knitting patterns and he was quickly featured in Knitty’s fall 2009 issue with his Colonnade Shawl. Soon after, he began publishing more patterns and launched a series of pattern books under the brand Westknits.

    He continues to produce pattern books and hosts several online knit alongs each year like the Mystery Shawl Knit Along, Yarn a Long and Westknits Shawl Club. His simple clean designs have now been knitted by thousands of knitters all around the World.

    Stephen West’s shawl designs and innovative colorwork have helped him become a widely recognized and respected designer around the world. Stephen’s designs have been published in, Malabrigo Book 3 and in Jared Flood’s Wool People. He also self-publishes his own series of popular knitting books including his new collection of 13 popular Westknits designs ‘Westknits Bestknits’.

    Stephen has taught highly popular workshops at yarn shops throughout the United States as well as internationally in Iceland, Scandinavia, Italy, France, Germany, The Netherlands and The UK.

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