in

Virtual AffiKNITy Scholarship: Nominations Now Open – Patty Lyons Knitting

Virtual AffiKNITy (September 11-14) will secure a place on our retreat for a special knitter who has never participated in a knitting event! We are waiting for you!

Virtual AffiKNITy brochure

Introduction of the Virtual AffiKNITy scholarship

Some knitters may face different obstacles when participating in a live knitting event. We at Virtual AffiKNITy hope that everyone will find fewer of these obstacles so that they can experience a relaxing, educational, community-driven weekend full of fiber and fun. We want to live up to our motto Knit, learn, laugh, repeat.

Taking part in a knitting retreat from the comfort of your own home is a special opportunity. Knitters may hesitate to attend personal events for a variety of reasons: accessibility issues that make travel difficult; Sensitivity to sound, light or crowds; Race or gender identity; or even knitting experience, which can make a knitter feel uncomfortable going to his first knitting event alone. Or it is simply not in a person’s budget if a show includes travel, hotel, meals and the cost of the event itself.

With Virtual AffiKNITy, knitters can participate from home, and everything else is done. The scholarship is intended for a “relaxed” package at skill level so that it is accessible to all skill levels!


The scholarship package includes:

  • A goodie bag that will be delivered to your home and includes a web camera that you can use to show your hands during class. (See video on how it works HERE)
  • A class with Norah Gaughan on cables open
  • A class with Patty Lyons on knitting tips and tricks
  • All evening events, including the opening game night, questions and answers from the fashion show teachers, Patty’s KAL kick-off
  • A virtual tour of Long Island Yarn and Farm
  • A lecture by Bristol Ivy
  • Virtual marketplace with five providers that offer exclusive retreat vouchers
  • Three retreat patterns from each guest teacher (Kate Atherley, Norah Gaughan, Mary Jane Mucklestone)
  • Patty’s Fall Video Sweater Class

Nominations are now open! Nominate yourself or a friend. Tell us about the candidate and why he is perfect for this scholarship.

Please fill out the following form:

Many thanks to our sponsors

Berroco

Signature needles

Note: We are not the author of this content. For the Authentic and complete version,
Check its
Original Source

Overcoming limiting beliefs after 50 Women

What to do on holidays in Greece after COVID? Travel