If You Ain't Got That Swing, Then You Ain't Got A Thing: Denver's Swing Knitting Workshop Begins

This detail of a knitted piece by expert fiber artist Ann Myhre is an example of one of the most exciting trends in knitting today -- swing knitting. Complex color schemes combine with a stitching technique called 'short rows' to create organic and structured squares. If you are ready for fun and challenging handwork, this is a perfect workshop to take your knitting into the future.

Swing Knits
Mondays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Fresh City Lounge

Learn the hottest new technique in artful handwork – swing knitting. It involves short rows and turning your work as you knit; the finished product is a beautiful blend of Art Deco crispness and Bohemian color ways and Modern Jazz rhythms! Yes, it’s really that good. Be the first on your block to master swing knitting with our expert teachers, Ann Myhre and Janny Potter. $29 materials fee for this class; includes all yarns needed for your first project. No beginning students, please; prerequisites for this workshop: confidence in knit, purl, inc and dec stitches. Registration is required. Please register online or call 720-865-1206.

Written by Chris on August 1, 2014


dackel2den@hot… on August 8, 2014


How can I get informed of future knitting classes. So sorry I missed this one


Hi Heidi,
The best way to see our schedule early is to subscribe to our Fresh City Life Newsletter. Once a month we send out a note to publicize new and upcoming events, workshops and presentations.

*go to www.denverlibrary.org/fresh
*on the left side of the page, click Newsletters
*check off Fresh City Life (and any other newsletters that you'd like to receive), click submit and then you'll be prompted to enter the email address that you'd like the newsletter to go to.

If you need any help, contact me at cloffel@denverlibrary.org

dackel2den@hot… on August 10, 2014


Thanks for the info. Do you think you will have the swing knitting class again?

Kathryn on August 11, 2014


Hi Chris,

I also missed this class and am very interested in knowing about others coming up. I did just register for the Fresh City Life Newsletter, but hope you offer this particular session again- It looks interesting!


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