Classes & Events

Knitting and Fiber Classes

Julie LeeSong Norman is an experienced knitting teacher who is available to come and teach for your group.  She has taught all levels from beginners to advanced knitters.  The classrooms she’s taught in have been yarn shops from Minnesota to Montana, a women’s shelter, a maker space, fiber festivals, alpaca ranches and on cement floor rooms in India through translation.  Her students left encouraged and empowered to tackle their next projects and implement their own ideas.

Upcoming Classes and Events

Click on the titles below for details and registration info.

November 2 & 9, 3-5pm Beginning Knitting, Off the Needles, Billings, MT

November 2 & 9, 6-8pm Copenhagen Calling Cowl, Off the Needles, Billings, MT

November 4, 9am-12pm Cardboard Weaving, Crooked Line Studio, Billings, MT

November 11, 9am-12pm Cardboard Weaving, Crooked Line Studio, Billings, MT

December 1-2, Woolgrowers Convention, Billings, MT.  Spinning demonstration and vendor booth.

December 7, 3-5pm Coaster Weaving at Off the Needles, Billings, MT

December 7, 6-8pm Needle Felted Ornaments at Off the Needles, Billings, MT

January 27, Winter Fair, Lewistown, MT – 10am-12pm Wooly Sheep Cards and 1pm – 3pm Beginning Drop Spindle Spinning.

July 21, 2018 Copper K Fiber Festival Whitehall, MT.  Beginning Drop Spindle 8:30-11:30am and Carboard Loom Weaving, 1:30-4:3pm.

 

Customized Classes

Interested in a class but the times and dates don’t work for you?  Customize your own class to fit your interest and needs.  An ideal hands-on class will have 6-10 students.  Some travel expenses may be added to the class fee.

Class Ideas:

  • Intro to Knitting – learn the basics of knitting with a little history and yarn love thrown in
  • Intro to Spinning – learn the basics of spinning fiber into yarn using the drop spindle.  Spinning wheels can be included in longer class sessions.
  • Intro to the Spinning Wheel – learn the parts of the wheel, how they work and how to spin on a wheel.
  • Gathered Hay Scarf Class – learn how to knit the scarf featured above with tips from the designer
  • Little Long Lake Scarf Class – using the linen stitch, learn how to take scrap yarn and blend them together in a painterly way.
  • Cardboard Loom Weaving – learn how to make a cardboard loom and create a piece of art on it.
  • Choose your own class – whether it’s a technique, a pattern or just help with your projects, enquire today for the possibilities.

Classes are limited to ten students for personal instruction, more students can be included on lecture or less hands on classes.  Contact via email at buffalojulie@gmail.com for more details.