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Knitting Workshops and Classes

Now scheduling workshops and events for 2016.

Knitting instructor Margaret Radcliffe has been teaching knitting for The Knitting Guild of America, The National Needlearts Association, The John C. Campbell Folkschool, Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat, Stitches Expos, and knitting guilds and shops across the U.S. since 1991, Classes vary from workshops to help beginners improve their skills, to design classes for more experienced knitters.

Schedule of workshops and other events

Here's what the students have to say:

  • This is an excellent, patient teacher
  • ...added skills were taught on demand
  • This class was wonderful! I got lots of ideas and I know I'll use the info!
  • Very interesting, great handouts, good class

Interested in scheduling a program for your shop or local knitting guild?
For more information contact us.


In addition to the workshops listed below, Maggie has recently developed several new classes, which we've not had time to add to the web site. Please contact us for a complete list.

Knitting Techniques

Bind Offs for All Occasions
Beautiful Bind Offs
Knitting from Charts--Charting your Knits
Cast On Cornucopia
Intro to Circular Knitting
Perfect Your Circular Knitting
Fitting Your Knitting
Dreaded Disasters
Two-handed Two-color Knitting
Helix Knitting
Knitting in All Directions
Bring out the Best in Your Variegated Yarn
Knitting Shapes: Breaking Away from the Ordinary
Mitten Workshop

Finishing Techniques and Embellishments

I-cord Intensive
Seaming Without Sewing
Finishing Techniques for Handknitters
Sew a Fine Seam
Mastering Kitchener
Bind Offs for All Occasions
Beautiful Bind Offs

Pattern Stitches

The Lazy Knitter's Guide to Pattern Stitches
Wonderful Woven Stitches

Design and Creativity

Knit to Fit Mitts
Garments to Grow In: Designing for Children
Sideways Sweaters
Luxury Yarn Workshop
Fantastic No-Gauge Bags
Fantastic No-Gauge Hats
Fantastic No-Gauge Scarves and Shawls
Circular Knitting Workshop
The Sensational Surplice

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