Knit August Nights 2024

22–25 Aug 2024 NZST

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

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Knit August Nights - a celebration of knitting and other yarncrafts.
 Collaboration, inspiration, shopping all set against the backdrop of Sea, Sun and Sky in historic Ahuriri, Napier NZ

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Booking details

What’s this booking for?

22 Aug 8:00am – 25 Aug 1:00pm 2024 NZST

$129.00

Base Admission to KAN

Your ticket to the event, trading, access to classes, social hook ups and more.

YOU MUST SELECT THIS

Once selected you will be able to make class selections (including Masterclasses) & access trading passes.

This registration is also your ticket to the KAN2023 Welcome Soiree

23 Aug 12:00pm – 25 Aug 1:00pm 2024 NZST

$249.00

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 2024, 9:00am–12:00pm NZST

$95.00

Public Event Trading ONLY

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

24 Aug 2024, 5:30pm–7:30pm NZST

$19.00

A Little Saturday Night Frivolity (Drinks own care)

We are trying something brand new this year - a spin off of the famous 1960's Kiwi Icon, The Money or the Bag, this is our very own KAN version.

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

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

SOLD OUT - Select to be added to the waitlist

22 Aug 2024, 9:00am–9:00pm NZST

Sold out!
$260.00

with Ethan Barclay-Ennew

Gender Bender!

A full day immersion class with Ethan.

How do you make changes to a design to give you the very best fit, regardless of what gender the pattern has been designed for?

Every body is unique and there are very definite differences between men’s and woman’s body shapes and structures.

Men are often the forgotten sex in knit design, with boxy shapes and lazy techniques all designed to be easy for the knitter, not the recipient.

In this masterclass you will cover:

  • Identifying the key physical differences between men’s and women’s body shapes.
  • How to measure and alter for each sex.
  • Techniques to enhance existing patterns to achieve the perfect fit.


This event is only being taught as a masterclass and is exclusively for you!
The day includes:
* Full Day Masterclass with Ethan at East Pier Hotel
* Full immersion experience
* Deluxe goody bag & contents

Plus dinner and knit at East Pier Hotel

Must purchase event registration to attend Masterclass

23 Aug 2024, 9:00am–12:00pm NZST

Unavailable

with Libby Jonson

Please select only one class from Stream One

Knit to Flatter is Knit to Fit 2.0 – this is a class you will maximise your existing pattern collections and aid you in making the modifications that give you a fit that flatters. 

How to tackle fuller busts or hips, what looks best on fuller figures or petite shapes. Long bodies or cropped, raglan sleeves, set in or dropped shoulders? Find what design elements will have you looking your best in your finished garments.

23 Aug 2024, 9:00am–12:00pm NZST

Unavailable

with Ethan Barclay-Ennew

One of the most successful classes from 2022 returns!

Traveling cabled stitch patterns and designs are more popular than ever. Ethan will teach you how to cable without a cable needle, helping speed up your travelling stitch work and solve that endless frustration of losing your cable needle in your couch!

Ethan will also cover some cable basic’s to have you cabling like a pro in no time at all.

23 Aug 2024, 9:00am–12:00pm NZST

$79.00

with Annette Montgomery

Please select only one class from Stream One

This is a class is open to attend without KAN Event Registration

After a fun modern look?   You’ve lusted after unique art yarns but don’t know how to integrate them?

Learn to incorporate bulky, textured art yarns into your garments without strangling the yarn or making overly thick or stiff fabrics.

You will be using beehive yarn, textured art yarns and learning to incorporate long locks .

You will learn the techniques and see samples from Annette, one of New Zealand’s leading artisans of art and textured hand spun yarns.

23 Aug 2024, 9:00am–12:00pm NZST

$79.00

with Lisa Craig

Please select only one class from Stream One

Learn how do create the beautiful and striking Latvian braids and the surprising simple and exciting i-cord knits.

These embellishments are being used by knitting’s hottest designers, this is your chance to get these skills in your toolbox!

23 Aug 2024, 1:30pm–4:30pm NZST

Unavailable

with Cheryl Lyall

Please select only one class from Stream Two

Workshop visible mending for knitted garments

These techniques can be applied to knit wear items or your favourite clothes.

Extend the life of your hand knit socks and favourite knitted garments

Join the slow fashion revolution use fun colours and designs to enhance your knits and celebrate the life of your hand made garments

Skills that we will explore: Sock mending – woven mending, Swiss darning, knit darning, Sashiko, Embroidery stitches, Needle felting, Slow stitching

23 Aug 2024, 1:30pm–4:30pm NZST

Unavailable

with Libby Jonson

Knit to Flatter is Knit to Fit 2.0 – this is a class you will maximise your existing pattern collections and aid you in making the modifications that give you a fit that flatters. 

How to tackle fuller busts or hips, what looks best on fuller figures or petite shapes. Long bodies or cropped, raglan sleeves, set in or dropped shoulders? Find what design elements will have you looking your best in your finished garments.

23 Aug 2024, 1:30pm–4:30pm NZST

$79.00

with Ethan Barclay-Ennew

Please select only one class from Stream Two

One of the most successful classes from 2022 returns!

Traveling cabled stitch patterns and designs are more popular than ever. Ethan will teach you how to cable without a cable needle, helping speed up your travelling stitch work and solve that endless frustration of losing your cable needle in your couch!

Ethan will also cover some cable basic’s to have you cabling like a pro in no time at all.

23 Aug 2024, 1:30pm–4:30pm NZST

$79.00

with Lisa Craig

Please select only one class from Stream Two

Kitchener stitch has bewildered and frustrated knitters forever, however mastering this grafting technique is liberating and opens up a realm of possibilities.

Learn this in tandem with knit stitch embroidery and you will take your skills to an entirely new level and allow you to expand your creativity.

24 Aug 2024, 9:00am–12:00pm NZST

$79.00

with Ethan Barclay-Ennew

Please select only one class from Stream Three

One of the most successful classes from 2022 returns!

Ever wondered how so many of the world leading knitters create the most professional finishes? The secret often lies in tubular cast ons or bind offs. 
Often difficult to navigate in simply written form alone, but when you attempt these in a classroom environ you can experience the ‘a-ha!’ moment which will have you ditching your boring bog standard starts and finishing for something much, much sexier!

24 Aug 2024, 9:00am–12:00pm NZST

$79.00

with Libby Jonson

Please select only one class from Stream Three

Lace knitting takes the magical wraps, twists, turns and yarn overs to make magical patterns in your knitting. Usually deployed in shawls, lace knitting is an ancient art. But what happens when it all goes wrong?

Many knitters have been put off knitting lace when disaster strikes and the frogging of hundreds of stitches leaves them defeated. It need not be this way. Fixing lace is your trouble shooting lace on all things lace and will give you the confidence to love lace again.

24 Aug 2024, 9:00am–12:00pm NZST

Unavailable

with Delene Mundy-Bennett

Please select only one class from Stream Three

Seams be gone! Top down seamless knitting has revolutionised knitting in the 21st century.

Do you have a collection of patterns, collected over years, even decades, but you no longer knit them because they are in pieces and you are no longer ‘that knitter’. Delene will help you save all those patterns and teach you how to convert bottom up seamed patterns into seamless top down creations. Expand your pattern collection in a simple KAN class!

24 Aug 2024, 9:00am–12:00pm NZST

$79.00

with Lisa Craig

Please select only one class from Stream Three

Learn to paint with yarn!

Intarsia has experiences a renaissance in the last few years. Creating blocks of colour, pictures and motifs allow you to expand your inner creative genius. In this class you will learn the intarsia basics such as working with bobbins, reading a chart and creating blocks of colour clearly and neatly.

24 Aug 2024, 1:30pm–4:30pm NZST

Unavailable

with Ethan Barclay-Ennew

Please select only one class from Stream Four

One of the most successful classes from 2022 returns!

Ever wondered how so many of the world leading knitters create the most professional finishes? The secret often lies in tubular cast on’s or bind off’s. Often difficult to navigate in simply written form alone, but when you attempt these in a classroom environ you can experience the ‘a-ha!’ moment which will have you ditching your boring bog standard starts and finishing for something much, much sexier!

24 Aug 2024, 1:30pm–4:30pm NZST

$79.00

with Cheryl Lyall

Please select only one class from Stream Four

Harry Styles in a single moment made crochet super cool again. The crochet hexagon cardigan is now the ‘must have’ crochet design and Cheyl has created a workshop to show you how to create your very own hexagon crochet cardigan or jumper.

Basic crochet skills are required (see link above for video tutorials)

24 Aug 2024, 1:30pm–4:30pm NZST

Unavailable

with Libby Jonson

Please select only one class from Stream Four

“…but have you swatched?”

How many times have you heard this? Swatching is the often maligned step in beginning any new knitting project, but it is crucial part in getting an accurate size, improved fit and the valuable information that will allow you to go off piste and create your own modifications or designs.

This class will have you falling in love with swatching, sharing all her secrets and unlock the hidden potential you never knew existed.

24 Aug 2024, 1:30pm–4:30pm NZST

$79.00

with Lisa Craig

Please select only one class from Stream Four

Want to break up that swathe of stitching stitch and make your stitching sexy?

Adorn your knitting by adding embroidered details and how to create knitted embellishments, from a variety of basic stitches, add knitted flowers and other fun finishing touches.

Prices are in NZD and include GST.

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