Knit August Nights 2019

22-25 Aug 2019

East Pier Hotel, 50 Nelson Quay, Napier, New Zealand Map

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Celebrating 10 Years of Knit August Nights
KAN - TEN 2019

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23 Aug 9:00am - 25 Aug 1:00pm 2019

$109.00

Base Admission to KAN

Your ticket to the event, trading, access to classes, social hook ups and more.
You need to select this in order to make class selections (including Masterclasses) & a full trading pass.

This registration is also your ticket to the KAN-TEN Welcome Soiree

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22 Aug 2019, 9:00am-9:00pm

$260.00

with Steven Berg

A full day immersion class & StevenBe experience
This is your chance to spend a day with Steven Berg aka StevenBe for a full immersion pattern & yarn substitution masterclass. This event is only being taught as a masterclass and is exclusively for you!
The day includes:
Full Day Masterclass with StevenBe at The Crown Hotel
KAN base registration (must Check Registration box above)
Deluxe goody bag & contents
Three course dinner and knit at The Speights Alehouse

22 Aug 2019, 9:00am-9:00pm

$260.00

with Georgie Nicolson

A full day immersion class & Tikki Knits experience
This is your chance to spend a day with Georgie Nicolson aka Tikki Knits for a full immersion Yoke design masterclass. This event is only being taught as a masterclass and is exclusively for you!
The day includes:
Full Day Masterclass with Georgie at The East Pier Hotel
KAN base registration (must Check Registration box above)
Deluxe goody bag & contents
Three course dinner and knit at The Speights Alehouse

23 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

$69.00

with StevenBe

Please select only one class from Stream One

Are you ready to play the game of modifications?

Using a StevenBe pattern as a base, free yourself from the traditional boundaries of the pattern by learning to modify the written instructions and let your imagination come to life.

23 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

$69.00

with Deb Moore

Please only select one session from Stream One

When we make, we need to share! Whether it is on Ravelry, Facebook, Instagram or just for yourself. Taking great pictures of your work is easier than ever before with cameras in our phone and tablets. Deb will look the greatest photo hacks to get the best out of your crafty images.

23 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

$69.00

with Alia Bland

Please select only one class from Stream Two
Please Note the new time for Stream 2 Sessions

Mandala blocks and motifs are the wildly vibrant and visually spectacular crocheted blocks that make you swoon. Alia will help demystify Mandala’s for you and have you creating your very own visual symphony.

Knowledge of basic crochet stitches required.

24 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

$69.00

with Georgie Nicolson

Please only select one session from Stream Three
Encore Session - Repeat of Stream One

How often do you knit a cardigan or sweater project but just hate how the under arms fit or look. This class will walk you through a number of different approaches to creating the perfect underarm to give you the most flattering and comfortable fit.
No underarm bowling from our Australian guest - I promise!

24 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

$69.00

with Morag McKenzie

Please select only one class from Stream Three

Struggle to get some defined shape into your garment projects to give you the perfect fit, silhouette and shape?

Morag will share with you her, not so secret, super bust darts – how best to apply them into your existing favourite pattern and how to make those simple waist and hip shaping’s that will flatter your figure and feeling fabulous.

24 Aug 2019, 11:00am-11:45am

$25.00

with Sofia Moers-Kennedy

Please select only one class from Stream Three

Learn to become a hooker – in the best possible taste of course! Sofia’s wildly popular beginners crochet is back – learn the crochet essentials, hook technique, basic stitches & more.

This class is open to the public and KAN registration isn’t required to attend. Class is being held at Skeinz - free shuttle from East Pier provided. Stay on after the session for the Skeinz Mill tour.

24 Aug 2019, 10:00am-10:45am

$25.00

with Sofia Moers-Kennedy

Please select only one class from Stream Three

Learn to become a hooker – in the best possible taste of course! Sofia’s wildly popular beginners crochet is back – learn the crochet essentials, hook technique, basic stitches & more.

This class is open to the public and KAN registration isn’t required to attend. Class is being held at Skeinz - free shuttle from East Pier provided. Stay on after the session for the Skeinz Mill tour.

24 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

$69.00

with StevenBe

Please select only one class from Stream Four
Encore Session repeated from Stream One

Are you ready to play the game of modifications?

Using a StevenBe pattern as a base, free yourself from the traditional boundaries of the pattern by learning to modify the written instructions and let your imagination come to life.

24 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

$69.00

with Susan Hagedorn

Please select only one class from Stream Four

The skills of applying embroidered or duplicate stitches on your knitting help you create innovation and colour work and design unable to achieve during the knitting process. Susan will take you through some popular techniques that will adding extra colour to new and existing knits in your wardrobe.

24 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

$69.00

with Cheryll Lyall

Please select only one class from Stream Four

A brand new class to KAN this year!
This beautiful form of crocheted lacework created stunning fabrics and motifs that hark back to another time. Cheryll will share with you the techniques for taking the basic crochet stitches and take them well beyond the everyday to the sublime.

25 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

$69.00

with Alia Bland

Please select only one class from Stream Five

Crochet and flowers are as Forrest Gump would say, “Like Peas and Carrots”, Alia will show you a collection of her favourite flower designs to help you them embellish, create and brighten up any project on any day.

This class is open to the public (no KAN Registration required) and is a great project to do with a friend or family member.

24 Aug 2019, 5:30pm-7:30pm

$19.00

Can you reclaim former glory? (Drinks own care)

The KAN quiz was a fixture of the first 5 years of the event and hotly contested in the early years. In homage to those early events we are reviving this fun event.

This event will be fast, fun and a great way to gather your knit group buddies, business or make new friends with 10 teams of 6 people

It's not about the prizes, but the glory!

Each table will have a gourmet antipasto platter (GF crackers available)
Drinks own care.

23 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Clare Devine

Please only select one session from Stream One

This workshop we will explore alternatives to superwash wool nylon blends for socks. Considering the materials used and what positive choices we can make for our environment.

This workshop will focus on the wide range of natural fibres available and how to select the best options for sock knitting. Discuss natural strengtheners to re-enforce hard wearing areas and stitch patterns that add durability to heels and toes and other areas needing a little extra support.

23 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Morag McKenzie

Please select only one class from Stream One

Taking to your knitting with scissors feels like an unholy act but Morag will explain when steeking is best to be used, basic steek techniques and how steeking can revolutionise your knitting. Steeking enables to explore colourwork not possible worked flat and makes your knitting more effective and efficient. She will take the fear factor out of making the cut and open up the wonderful world of pattern and colour works that s only made possible by taking to your knitting with scissors! The perfect companion class to Scandinavian Colourwork as these two techniques go hand in hand.

23 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Georgie Nicolson

Please only select one session from Stream One

How often do you knit a cardigan or sweater project but just hate how the under arms fit or look. This class will walk you through a number of different approaches to creating the perfect underarm to give you the most flattering and comfortable fit.
No underarm bowling from our Australian guest - I promise!

23 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Frances Stachl

Please only select one session from Stream One

Continental Knitting is often considered faster and more efficient by many knitters. A mystery to many, this technique is a great one to master and Frances is just the lady to demystify if for you. This is one of KAN’s most popular classes.

23 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with James Herbison

Please only select one session from Stream One

Double knitting (also known as reversible stocking stitch) is a clever technique that produces a reversible, double thick fabric with no wrong side. You work both sides of the fabric at the same time. Beware – this technique is seriously addictive!

23 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Nikki Jones

Please select only one class from Stream One

Nikki is obsessed with cables – from their meandering ways to their robust construction and the stories they tell. Cables may look difficult, but Nikki will simplify them to allow you to take on projects which have that cabled wow factor. This class will extend you from just basic knitting and purling, she will show you basic cables, cover cable charts and what yarns will help your cables pop.

23 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Sue Schreuder

Please select only one class from Stream Two
Please Note the new time for Stream 2 Sessions

Back by popular demand! Sue covers the basic fundamentals of lace knitting, the importance of yarn overs and how to get those increases and decreases facing the right way and also how to read your lace and generally make it less daunting. Filled with plenty of “A-Ha” moments, this class will have you itching to download those shawl patterns you just thought were out of your reach.

23 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Steven Berg

Please select only one class from Stream Two
Please Note the new time for Stream 2 Sessions

What do your colour choices say about you? Stuck in a colour rut?

Steven will dive into your knit and colour choices and help guide you through what colours you should be working with that will truly represent yourself. Blow your mind into your future colour potential.

23 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Georgie Nicolson

Please select only one class from Stream Two
Please Note the new time for Stream 2 Sessions

Stitch dictionaries are an absolute bible for knitters. Unfortunately for the modern knitter, the stitch patterns in such books are usually designed to be knit flat from the bottom up.

In this class you will take existing stitch patterns and explore their potential to be converted to circular and/or top-down knitting.

23 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Nanette Cormack

Please select only one class from Stream Two
Please Note the new time for Stream 2 Sessions

The most popular class in KAN history & it seemed only appropriate to welcome it back for KAN-TEN.

This techniques class shows there is life beyond the just one or two cast on’s, cast off’s and other simple techniques we rely on day to day. This is the perfect class to brush up on your skills or if you are ready to go next level with your knitting & Nanette has added a few other extra treasures to the class especially for this year.

23 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Clare Devine

Please select only one class from Stream Two
Please Note the new time for Stream 2 Sessions

Do you find yourself day-dreaming about the perfect knitted socks but you just can’t find a design that ticks all the boxes? -Why not design your own socks?

This workshop will cover the process of conceptualising and designing your own socks. During the workshop you will work through the process of translating your inspiration source into a pair of gorgeous knitted socks.

23 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with James Herbison

Please select only one class from Stream Two
Please Note the new time for Stream 2 Sessions

Kaffe Fassett’s Persian Poppies is one of the most enduring colour work designs. James taught this class in year one of KAN and with the desire and hunger for all things colour work KAN-TEN is the perfect time to bring this class back. James will help guide you to get the most from this technique and how to make your own field of stunning Persian Poppies.

23 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Mira Bradshaw

Please select only one class from Stream Two
Please Note the new time for Stream 2 Sessions

Brioche is the hot technique of the moment. Learn the mysteries of brioche, from one colour to two colour and more. Mira will unlock this visually stunning and effective stitch which will open up so many patterns and designs which just drip – wow.

24 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Steven Berg

Please select only one class from Stream Three
Encore Session - Repeat from Stream Two

What do your colour choices say about you? Stuck in a colour rut?

Steven will dive into your knit and colour choices and help guide you through what colours you should be working with that will truly represent yourself. Blow your mind into your future colour potential.

24 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Clare Devine

Please select only one class from Stream Three

Found your dream sweater project but simply can’t get gauge?
Want to substitute yarn for something more accessible or have some dreamy yarn but want to make sure you pick the perfect pattern for it?

In this workshop you will dissect the gauge swatch, why do you need to swatch, what can a well-made swatch tell us, how to make sure your swatch gives us an accurate representation of tension and what to do when our gauge swatch doesn’t match the specified tension of a pattern.

We will discuss yarn properties and how to make sure your yarn substitutions are simply sublime.

24 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Helene Dehmer

Please select only one class from Stream Three

In this class you will take a journey through Scandinavian knitting traditions. You will look at various types of patterns associated with the different Scandinavian countries. What did chickens have to do with knitting in Denmark in the 70’s? What is a Norwegian purl? And what’s the difference between a ‘lice’ and a ‘flea’ in a traditional Lusekofta?

You will also be introduced to some popular contemporary knitting designers from Scandinavia.

24 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Libby Jonson

Please select only one class from Stream Three

Libby will cover all the elements to ensure when selecting your size for you next project it will fit perfectly. It covers correct measurement taking, gauging size and shaping to complete a garment that will not only fit but flatter.

24 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Frances Stachl

Please select only one class from Stream Three

Frances is here to help you achieve stunning colour work with the minimum amount of fuss, fumbles or frustration. A great technique for adding some pizazz to plain projects and perfect for the Lazy Knitter!

24 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Georgie Nicolson

Please select only one class from Stream Four

The skills of mending seem to have been lost over time, but after spending so much time hand making a garment, it makes sense to know how to fix it if something goes wrong, right?

This class will give you the tools to fix those precious knits, rediscover those lost mending techniques to keep your knits lasting longer.

24 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Nanette Cormack

Please select only one class from Stream Four
Encore Session - Repeated from Stream Two

The most popular class in KAN history & it seemed only appropriate to welcome it back for KAN-TEN.

This techniques class shows there is life beyond the just one or two cast on’s, cast off’s and other simple techniques we rely on day to day. This is the perfect class to brush up on your skills or if you are ready to go next level with your knitting & Nanette has added a few other extra treasures to the class especially for this year.

24 Aug 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Lara Nettle

Please select only one class from Stream Four

It’s Saturday afternoon, you’re tired and need a class with some light relief, with some humour, colourful language and over a glass of your favourite tipple?

Then Sweary Lace is for you. Lara will help you tackle those pesky decreases that never seem to want to slope the right (or left) way, and help you when that stitch count never bloody adds up! Plus much more…

25 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$69.00

with Cheryll Lyall

Please select only one class from Stream Five

Have you ever been fascinated by the beautiful texture or technique of Tunisian Crochet?

Cheryll will help introduce you to this wonderfully versatile technique of fabric and colour by using those longer hooks. Just very basic knowledge of crochet stitching required.

This class is open to the public (no KAN Registration required) and is a great project to do with a friend or family member.

23 Aug 9:00am - 25 Aug 12:00pm 2019

Sold out!
$199.00

East Pier Weekend Trading Pass

This ticket enables you to trade across the entire weekend.

Set up is from 9am Friday Morning
Trading opens 12.30pm Friday afternoon and concludes at 12pm on Sunday.

25 Aug 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

Sold out!
$75.00

Public Event Trading ONLY

Trading Table for the KAN Public Event.
No Base registration required.

Prices are in NZD and include GST.

Who’s this ticket for?

e.g. dietary (gluten intolerant, vegetarian, etc) or other requirements

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