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Sat, Apr 15


The Musk Ox Farm

Intermediate Fair Isle Workshop

Continue to build your Fair Isle knitting skills and learn how to knit Ruth's OXCLUSIVE Musk Ox Herd Headband!

Intermediate Fair Isle Workshop
Intermediate Fair Isle Workshop

Time & Location

Apr 15, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Musk Ox Farm, 12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK 99645, USA


About the Event

Join Ruth Hirsiger of Musk Ox Creations in the beautiful Musk Ox Farm loft to grow in your Fair Isle knitting skills!

Learn to knit the iconic Musk Ox Herd Headband sold only in the Musk Ox Farm gift shop, created by your workshop instructor Ruth Hirsiger. This will be the first time Ruth shares this pattern! And it's available OXCLUSIVELY to workshop participants.

Who is it for?

Anyone who wants to grow in their Fair Isle knitting technique - designed especially for the intermediate knitter

Minimum class size is 5 participants for the class.  (We will notify participants by 5:00 pm on Friday 4/14 if minimum is not met.)

Class size is limited to 15 participants.

What’s included?

You will receive practical tips and tricks from an expert knitter, and have time to work on your Musk Ox Herd headband!

Registration includes knitting kit with the ox-clusive pattern and yarn needed to complete the project. 

Select your background color choice when you register. Available colors can be seen on our Beginners Blend Yarn product page. (Please note that due to differences in screen display, colors may vary from how they appear on your screen.)

What are the prerequisites?

You should be familiar with Fair Isle knitting technique

What do you need to bring to class?

1) 20" circular needle - US size #4 or #5 for regular knitters or US size #5 or #6 for tight knitters

2) Stitch markers

3) Four bowls (3"-4" diameter) to hold your yarn

4) Ballpoint needle with 2mm opening (for elastic thread)

5) Finishing needle

6) Any other supplies you like to use when knitting

A note from Ruth……

Who is ready for the challenge of the Musk Ox Herd Head Band? It's debatable if this is still called fair isle since it's exceeding the basic rule of only two colours per round and this head band requires several rounds with three colours and one round with (yay!) four colours!  

But like many things in life, the bigger the challenge the greater the satisfaction of success.  So let's grow some knitted muskies! I look forward to sharing the fun with you on April 15.

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