But that's not all...

Learn from our Art-to-Wear Design her ideas and techniques for edges, buttons, cords, appliques, texture and color.

Let's get creative!

Purl when? Knit how many?

Ugh! Those pesky patterns!

Quit pulling your hair out ... and let us help!

Pattern Alterations

Embellishment Techniques

Finishing Flawlessly

** Great for Fiber Festivals, Shows, & Conventions - Invite our designer!! **

Lace Knitting

Hand made not Home made

Don't give up on the look you want just because the pattern doesn't fit or is hard to modify!

Bring your pattern to class and learn the simple alterations our ESYSKint's Designer uses to correct fit.

Lighten up with Lace weight yarn!

Learn left/right slanted decreases & a flexible "lace" bind off.

We'll show you how to block lace!

Make your own scarf or mantilla! 

Instruction includes chart reading and symbols.

Give back your favorite charity. 

Every student will choose a cable square to learn to knit.  The squares can then be assembled into an afghan to donate - or keep.

6 hour, Single Day Sessions

Mix and Match and Make it a weekend!

Turn any of our Two-Day Modules into a Knitting Weekend!

Are you a yarn connoisseur? (Ahem, stasher.)  

Well you're not alone!! Free form knitting is a great way to use up your stash and "pricey" novelities while augmenting from the newest inventory yarns.

Be your own Picasso!

Learn imaginative ways to mix and match yarns with methods for complimenting and combining colors.

Learn four easy techniques and as well as the construction for free form pieces.

Knitting without a 'Knet'

ESYSKnits Sweater System

12 hour Technique Development Modules

Learn how to Custom Design a Perfect Fit for any Body Shape or Silhouette!
Learn Free Form Knitting!




Stretch your Needles - Learn something New

Whether you are a shop owner looking for ways to move those pricey novelty yarns or a knitting guild planning a getaway, there is a class for you.

"Thanks for participating in our 3rd annual Knit & Crochet Festival, Susan. We loved having  you and our students learned a great deal."

Take it a square at a time!

Make you own clothes?

Bobbles, Cables & Twists

Learn to knit cables and we'll show you how to Twist n' Stitch!

Each class chooses BETWEEN two themes:
Heat a Stranger! OR Heat a Head!

Make finishing simple yet flawless with our cast off crash course!

This class covers picking up stitches for bands, seaming, three needle bind off and other essential finishing skill builders.

Add a professional finish to your project!

 Learn how to plan ahead so that finishing a garment is easy.

Inside-out! Full fashioning, fit and finishing!  

We're talking techniques for shaping, detail placement, seaming, and other tips often not provided in pattern instructions.

We'll teach you how to make an Aran style hat with the classic channel island cast on. 

*Both classes include chart reading and symbols, cables, twisted stitches and bobbles.

Do you secretly love an 'Ugly Christmas sweater?' 

Then Intarsia is the technique for you! 

But there's so much more to Intarsia than that!

Modernize it!!

Learn how to knit any shape or design you like from flowers, picture scenes, fruit, geometric shapes, and even faces!

We'll show you how use traditional color techniques to add impact and style to the current trends.

You'll learn easy tips for handling multiple strands and reading color charts.

Color your World

**Great for Spinners **

BYOY! "Bring  Your Own Yarn!" Are you a spinner? Then this workshop has your name on it! 

Just bring a yarn you enjoy and we'll customize a sweater pattern using ESYSKnits's simple "fill in the blank" forms that include all the knitting "mystery math" calculations.

This is a fabulous Design Your Own Sweater workshop for the Intermediate to Advanced knitter.

We'll teach you how to match your yarn and fit your body! Don't forget your needles and a tape measure! *Instruction book with reusable forms included.

Pricing includes TWO, 6 hour days! 6 student minimum, per module.
Learn how to knit Intarsia and Stranded 2-color!

-Barb G. / Pittsburgh, Pa

"Loved your free form class! It really helped me see knitting in a whole new, wildly creative light."

-Elizabeth M. / Woodstock, VA

-Jessica L. / Miami, FL

Spruce up your knitting with some simple crochet!

You're only limited by your own imagination!


Who knits whole?

"I have been knitting for 15 years, but have always been afraid of color-work.  Through Susan's workshop, I learned valuable techniques for Fair Isle and Intarsia"

"My granddaughter couldn't stop staring at her face on a pillow! Big Christmas hit, thanks again for the techniques."

-Nancy S. / Woodstock, VA

Scroll down to see all of our Two, Whole & Half Day Options!

Go ahead - Mix and Match and Make it a weekend!

Last knit! Now what?

3 hour, Half Day Sessions

"As a yarn shop owner, I have been delighted to have Susan teach several knitting classes for me, and she is about to teach another class this month.  Her knitting knowledge is outstanding and her teaching methods are much liked by our customers."

-Cynthia P. / El Segundo, CA

**To inquire about scheduling a workshop for your store, guild, show or other event, please submit a Contact Request located on our Meet the Designer page at least 6 weeks prior to the event.**

Feel free to combine any of our half, whole and two day classes.