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Classes and events are virtual and in-person. Registration is strongly encouraged for in-person events, attendance may be limited.

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Monday March 4 10:30am

Online (Online Fiber Arts Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Build up your knitting skills in this technique focused series. Each class features a new skill, stitch pattern or technique. Swatches created may be seamed onto cardstock sheep swatch holder.

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Let’s Knit: Skill Building Squares

Confident Beginner Level

Registration Required
Tuesday March 5 10:00am

Winter Garden Branch

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Build knitting skills 1 square at a time! This weekly Knit-A-Long will focus on 2 new stitches per month. Come for one or take them all to create beautiful squares, perfect for a sampler blanket.

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Let’s Knit Skill Building Sheep Swatches

Bubble Stitch (Confident Beginner Level)

Registration Required
Tuesday March 5 10:15am

Southwest Branch (Technology Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Build up your knitting skills in this technique focused series. Each class features a new skill, stitch pattern or technique. Swatches created may be seamed onto cardstock sheep swatch holder.

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Let’s Knit in Color – 3 Part Series

Confident Beginner to Intermediate Level

Registration Required
Saturday March 9 10:15am

Winter Garden Branch (Winter Garden – Technology Lab)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Looking to add some color to your needles? Learn various techniques to broaden your knitting skills and achieve endless possibilities for creating vibrant designs.

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Registration Required
Monday March 11 10:30am

Online (Online Fiber Arts Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Knit a beautiful lace sampler scarf. Learn how to read a lace chart, and how to execute the techniques to create a beautiful lace scarf.

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Registration Required
Monday March 18 10:30am

Online (Online Fiber Arts Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Build up your knitting skills in this technique focused series. Each class features a new skill, stitch pattern or technique. Swatches created may be seamed onto cardstock sheep swatch holder.

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Knitting Level 2

Beginner Level

Registration Required
Saturday March 23 10:30am

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Level up your knitting. Learn how to combine knit and purl stitches to create smooth fabric. Techniques include the purl stitch, counting stitches and rows, using stitch markers, and fabric sides.

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Registration Required
Monday March 25 10:30am

Online (Online Fiber Arts Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Knit a beautiful lace sampler scarf. Learn how to read a lace chart, and how to execute the techniques to create a beautiful lace scarf.

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Knit Hedgehogs (4-Part)

Confident Beginner Level – A Yarnfiti Project

Registration Required
Monday April 1 10:30am

Online (Online Fiber Arts Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Learn and advance your skills while knitting an adorable hedgehog. Skills we will learn include working on double pointed needles, make 1 increases, and working in the round.

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Registration Required
Tuesday April 2 10:00am

Washington Park Branch (Washington Park – Technology Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

What’s better, Knitting or Crochet? With Tunisian Crochet you get the best of both worlds. Let’s craft a bookmark while learning the techniques for a forward and return pass.

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Presidential Preference Primary Election Early Voting at Select Library Locations

Ten OCLS Branch locations will host early voting for the 2024 Early Voting Primary Election from Monday, March 4 to Sunday, March 17 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.): Alafaya, Chickasaw, Fairview Shores, Hiawassee, South Creek, Southeast, Southwest, Washington Park, West Oaks, and Winter Garden. Learn more about early voting at select library locations >