Vitamin D Cardigan ~ Tuesday Evenings

This swingy cardigan is worked from the top down in one piece. The yoke involves classic raglan shaping for the sleeves, and radial eyelet increases for the back. The rounded front edges are shaped with more eyelet increases, as well as short rows. The pattern includes detailed instructions for the short rows; otherwise only very basic skills are required. Suitable for a knitter with some experience.

Select a yarn with a recommended gauge of 24-26 sts / 10 cm, that drapes well after blocking.

Click the link below to register for class! It starts tomorrow evening, Tuesday May 26th.
You can use fingering/sock, sport, DK weight yarn as long as you can match gauge as described in the pattern.
You can see project details on the Vitamin D Ravelry page.

Vitamin D Cardigan ~ Tuesday Evenings Tickets, Wichita | Eventbrite.

Lucciola Cowl Class
Click here for Registration

Class Dates:

Saturday Mornings, 10am – 12pm
3 Sessions

5/23/15

6/6/15

6/20/15

This clever cowl is the perfect project for giving colorwork a try. It makes a great class project and a classy accessory. Although it looks complex, only two colors are used per round.
Knit in Stitch Sprouts Yellowstone yarn, this cowl is not only cozy but also colorful and silky soft.
Perfect your stranded knitting technique with this fun and fast project!
Choose from 3 colorway kits. Kit, including yarn and pattern, is included in cost of class, all you need to do is bring your needles!
As soon as you register send me a message requesting which kit you’d like. There are limited amounts of each kit so register soon to get the one you want!
Don’t miss out on this fun class!!
Click here to register NOW!!

Warm – Caldera / Forest Fire / Sand Verbena (shown above)

Cool – Reese Creek / Eagle Peak / Ulysses

Natural – Snow / Old Faithful / Bison

3 NEW CLASSES Starting This Week!!

  • Wednesday evening is the NEW start to the Alluvia Bag being held at Picket Fence Quilt Co.
    We had to cancel last week’s start date due to weather issues, tornadoes are not our friends.
    $35 + supplies for 4 sessions
    May 13, 20, June 3 & 17th from 6-7:30pm

  • Friday morning is the start of the first Eyelet V-Cardigan class. This fun class will teach you how to resize a pattern to fit you when written for another, single size.
  • Class Info: $80

    Friday Mornings, 10:30am – 12pm
    7 Sessions

    5/15/15

    5/22/15

    5/29/15

    6/5/15

    6/12/15

    6/19/15

    6/25/15

  • You can register at Eventbrite

  • Saturday morning is the start of the first Portage Cardigan class.
    This DK weight open front cardigan is good for the confident beginner through advanced knitter.
  • Class Info: $80

    Saturday Mornings, 10 – 11:30am
    7 Sessions

    5/16/15

    5/30/15

    6/13/15

    6/27/15

    7/11/15

    7/25/15

    8/8/15

    You can register at Eventbrite.

    It’s going to be a fun summer of knitting with new classes starting up weekly. Looking for something in particular just holler!

ANNOUNCING: THe GReaT iCT DeSTaSH

THe GReaT iCT DeSTaSH

I am really excited to be hosting this sale! It will be a lot of work but a lot of fun as well.
Please do not hesitate to ask questions!

Location of Sale:
click for link to Google Maps

American Maid
1717 Briggs St
Wichita, KS 67203

Sale Dates:

  • June 19th, Friday 10am-7pm
  • June 20th, Saturday 8am – 8pm

Details for Shopping:

  • Bring wallet, this is the most important detail ;o)
  • No cost to shop
  • Cash, check ($36 returned check fee if NSF), Paypal, and, hopefully, credit cards accepted
    If using Paypal you will need to have access to app to make payment
  • Patience, sometimes the checkout process with marking inventory sold from different sellers can take a few minutes
  • Shoplifters will be prosecuted, knitters don’t steal from other knitters EVER!!

Details for Selling:

  • Yarn, fabric, notions, books, needles, hooks, fiber & spinning items, project bags, finished hand knit or crochet items that you no longer want, etc., all for sale from Individual’s stashes
  • YOU price your items; mark them with your name & price clearly. Post it notes that will fall off won’t work, securely mark them so that even when being fondled they will stay marked clearly
  • You can change the price of your items at any time
  • Yarn that is not marked will be taken off the sales floor and put in a lost & found bin to be gone through by each seller at the time of pickup at the end of the sale Saturday
  • $10, due at drop off, to sell your items; no matter how few or how many items you have
  • Drop off deadline: Saturday June 13th 5pm at American Maid
  • Pick up deadline: Saturday June 20th 8:30pm at American Maid (unless previous arrangements have been made with me, and I reserve the right to refuse requests to hold your yarn for pickup)
  • When you drop off your yarn I will have a time sheet for volunteer hours to help work the sale
  • I would ask that you consider signing up for a couple of hours to help work the sale. It’s a 2 person job at checkout at all times, then there is the general organization and cleanup that needs to happen on the sales floor. All volunteer time is appreciated & you’ll get a special something from me for helping out!
  • If for some reason the sale does not happen your $10 and items will be available for pick up at a designated time to be announced
  • Your sales will be tallied within 24 hours. You have the choice to receive payment in the form of cash, Paypal, or money order ($.49 charge to you) for your payment. We’ll arrange payment pickup as event comes to a close on Saturday evening

    *PAYPAL & CREDIT CARD FEES WILL BE PASSED ON TO THE INDIVIDUAL SELLER AND TAKEN FROM YOUR TOTAL SALES
    (remember, by accepting credit cards & Paypal we are opening up more spontaneous sale opportunities)

    **IMPORTANT TO NOTE: the space is rented for the 2 days of the sale. Your items cannot stay in the space after Saturday night. If you cannot make it to pick up your unsold items, then you need to make arrangements with a friend that is selling or buying to pick up your items for you. Or, talk to me. I reserve the right to refuse to hold your items, I am also limited on space.

Drop off Locations & Times:
*all times are subject to change, contact me if another time is needed

  • Porch drop off at Firebrunette Knits any time, contact me at firebrunetteknits@gmail.com or text 316.633.3217 for address
  • Wednesdays, May 13th – June 10th, from 2pm – 5pm at Common Grounds Coffee House
  • Saturday, May 9th, 10am – 4pm at American Maid
  • Saturday, May 16th, 10am – Noon at American Maid
  • Saturday, May 23rd, 10am – Noon at American Maid
  • Saturday, May 30th, 10am – 4pm at American Maid
  • Saturday, June 6th, 10am – 4pm at American Maid
  • Saturday, June 13th, LAST DAY TO DROP OFF, 10am – 5pm at American Maid

Any changes to the sale plans will be announced by email, on Firebrunette Knits.com, in the Firebrunette Knits Ravelry group, and on the Firebrunette Knits Facebook page. Lots of ways to get information!!

PLEASE PASS THE WORD!! The more people we have involved, the more stash you clear out, the more new goodies you can take home. Win, win!!

Vitamin D Cardigan ~ Saturday Classes

Vitamin D Cardigan ~ Saturdays Tickets, Wichita | Eventbrite.

FULL PRICING & PAYMENT DETAILS BELOW

Class Dates:

Saturday Evenings – 5:00-7:00pm
5 Sessions

7/18/15

8/1/15

8/15/15

8/29/15

9/12/15

 

This swingy cardigan is worked from the top down in one piece. The yoke involves classic raglan shaping for the sleeves, and radial eyelet increases for the back. The rounded front edges are shaped with more eyelet increases, as well as short rows. The pattern includes detailed instructions for the short rows; otherwise only very basic skills are required. Suitable for a knitter with some experience.

 

Select a yarn with a recommended gauge of 24-26 sts / 10 cm, that drapes well after blocking.

Homework to be done before class: 

Gauge swatch finished, matching gauge as required per knitting directions below.
Remember to change needle size until you match gauge given on pattern.

Please bring all required materials, including a printed copy of the pattern.

This pattern is available for $6.80 USD buy it now

Yarn weight

Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
Gauge

24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in st st
Needle size

US 4 – 3.5 mm
US 3 – 3.25 mm
Yardage

1100 – 1850 yards (1006 – 1692 m)
Sizes available

Bust size in inches: XS(31), S(33.5), M1(36.5), M2 (39.5), L(44), XL(47), XXL(51)
Yarn requirements:
XS (S, M1, M2) L, XL, XXL
1020 (1100, 1200, 1300) 1450, 1550, 1700 m
1100 (1200, 1300, 1400) 1570, 1680, 1850 yds

All proceeds from this pattern to the end of May 2011 were donated to the Red Cross to help Japan.

Payment Info

$70 non-refundable, make-up classes $10

While the Registration is ‘Free’, the cost of the class needs to be paid in full by the class start date.
It’s important to me that my customers have choices in payment options. To offer you the most options I will have you pay in one of three ways:
cash, check, or Paypal accepted by clicking here;

send payment using Goods and Services to firebrunetteknits@gmail.com

Paypal accepts major credit cards, payment through bank account, and using existing Paypal balance.
You do not have to have a Paypal account to pay, there is a guest checkout feature.

Minimum number of 3 students required for class to take place. If less than 3 are registered 24 hours prior to event your class fee will be fully refunded to you either by cash, Paypal, or if you wish, class credit to be put towards another class or private lessons at Firebrunette Knits.

Grab some friends & get knittin’!!

Dirty Martini Cardigan

Dirty Martini Cardigan Tickets, Wichita | Eventbrite.

FULL PRICING & PAYMENT DETAILS BELOW

Class Dates:

Saturdays 2:30-4:30pm
6 Sessions

7/18/15

8/1/15

8/15/15

8/29/15

9/12/15

9/26/15


Dirty Martini is a very easy comfortable, seamless open cardigan mostly worked flat from the top down, with basic raglan sleeves.
The cardigan features an easy colourwork pattern for lower body, striped sleeves, waist shaping and short row shaping for the back neck, right and left front.

The garment is intended to be worn with zero or little positive ease at the chest.

Homework to be done before class: 

Gauge swatch finished, matching gauge as required per knitting directions below.
Remember to change needle size until you match gauge given on pattern.

Please bring all required materials, including a printed copy of the pattern.

Yarn weight

Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
Gauge

18 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches in stst
Needle size

US 8 – 5.0 mm
US 7 – 4.5 mm
Yardage

855 – 1155 yards (782 – 1056 m)
Sizes available

XS to 3XL
 

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, 1XL, 2XL, 3XL).
Finished chest circumference: 31 (34½, 38, 42½, 46, 50¼, 54½) inches/ 79 (88, 97, 108, 117, 128, 139) cm. Measurements based on back measurement doubled at underarm.
Sample shown in size S worn with 2½ inches/6 cm of positive ease. Please choose a size with 0-3 inches/ 0-7 cm of ease compared to your actual measurements.

Materials
♡ Malabrigo Rios (100% superwash merino wool – 210yds/ 192m per 100 gr) shown in MC Pearl Ten, CC Jupiter.
MC 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7) skeins; CC 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein.
or approx. MC 760 (840, 940, 1050, 1150, 1265, 1380) yards/ 700 (770, 855, 960, 1050, 1155, 1260) meters CC 95 (105, 120, 135, 145, 160, 175) yards/ 90 (100, 110, 125, 135, 150, 160) meters of heavy DK/ worsted weight yarn.

♡ 36”/ 90cm or longer US7/ 4.5mm circular needle or different size to obtain gauge.
♡ 36”/ 90cm or longer US8/ 5mm circular needle or different size to obtain gauge.
♡ US7/ 4.5mm DPNs (optional, for sleeves).
♡ US8/ 5mm DPNs (optional, for sleeves).
♡ 4 stitch markers.
♡ 1 crochet hook (for provisional CO).
♡ waste yarn (for provisional CO).
♡ waste yarn or stitch holders (for holding sts).
♡ darning needle.

Gauge (after blocking):
18 sts & 23 rows = 4 inches/ 10 cm in stst on larger needle.
19 sts & 42 rows = 4 inches/ 10 cm in garter st on smaller needle.

 
This pattern is available for €4.90 EUR on Ravelry or you can purchase through me and print from the digital copy that will go in your Ravelry library.

Payment Info

$80 non-refundable, make-up classes $10

While the Registration is ‘Free’, the cost of the class needs to be paid in full by the class start date.
It’s important to me that my customers have choices in payment options. To offer you the most options I will have you pay in one of three ways:
cash, check, or Paypal accepted by clicking here;

send payment using Goods and Services to firebrunetteknits@gmail.com

Paypal accepts major credit cards, payment through bank account, and using existing Paypal balance.
You do not have to have a Paypal account to pay, there is a guest checkout feature.

Minimum number of 3 students required for class to take place. If less than 3 are registered 24 hours prior to event your class fee will be fully refunded to you either by cash, Paypal, or if you wish, class credit to be put towards another class or private lessons at Firebrunette Knits.

Grab some friends & get knittin’!!