Classes

July - August 2018 Classes

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Independence Day – SHOP CLOSED

Wednesday 7/4/18




Stacey Leaf Lace Scarf: $25 - 1 Session

Wednesday 7/18/18 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

This graceful scarf will add color and flair to any summer outfit. Knit it up in a DK weight yarn of cotton, linen or bamboo or a blend of these fibers. The sample is done using one skein of Cabot by Sugarbush; 70% pima cotton, 30% linen. Learn how to knit nupps (the leaf shaped design that contributes to the name of the piece) and how ssk and k2tog decreases become an element of the design..

Instructor: Betsy




Crocheted Linen Stitch Scarf: $25 - 1 Session

Sunday 7/22/18 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM

This is a crocheted scarf using the Linen Stitch. In this class, you will also learn the Foundation Single Crochet stitch, which is a single crochet stitch that does not require the traditional foundation chain stitch. One skein of Araucania Huasco Sock yarn is recommended for this project (used in the sample found in the store), but similar weight yarn could be substituted. Bring a G (4.00mm) crochet hook or similar size hooks for gauge. For this class, you need to know how to chain and single crochet.

We will be open for this special event if the class runs!

Instructor: Trina




Very Beginning Knitting Class: $50 - 2 Sessions

Wednesdays 7/25/18 and 8/1/18 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

This 2-part class will cover the process of casting on, knitting, purling and casting off. You will practice these techniques by knitting squares which can then be sewn together or used as coasters! After that the whole world of knitting is opened up to you! You will need 1 skein of yarn and straight knitting needles sized according to your yarn. A reference book on knitting is highly recommended and there are several to choose from in the shop. Come in prior to class to select yarn from among choices available.

Instructor: Warren




Learn to Correct Knitting Mistakes Class: $25 - 1 Session

Wednesday 8/8/18 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Back by popular demand! Have you ever dropped a stitch? Purled when you should have knitted --- but didn’t see it until 10 rows further along!!!???? Have you had to rip your knitting out only to find the stitches that are on your needles are backwards, mixed up or disappearing? Made a mistake on the edge of your work and it starts to unravel!?!?! Or crossed a cable the wrong way!!!? (We all have☺!)Yes – we will teach you how to correct all these mistakes. You can bring mistakes in or knit some swatches with mistakes in them or just watch and learn the techniques.

Instructor: Warren




Adele Triple Stranded Knitted Necklace: $25 - 1 Session

Wednesday 8/15/18 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM

This glamorous necklace will add sparkle to your wardrobe. It has the appearance of a metal mesh material but is as light as air to wear. There are no fasteners to attach, as the necklace simply slips over the head. In making it, you will practice casting on and off in the middle of the work. A supply list to make the necklace will be available in the shop when you sign up.

Instructor: Betsy




Finishing Class: $25 - 1 Session

Wednesday 8/22/18 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM

You may have just completed a sweater so this is the perfect timing for this class! This is a one session class. Warren will lead you through the process of sewing side seams, knitting the shoulders together, and picking up stitches. Please bring a project that needs to be put together or knit 4 swatches of stockinet stitch. One session. You will need a yarn needle and a 3rd knitting needle to learn the 3 needle bind off. Get in and learn how to get those unfinished projects FINISHED! Maybe you didn’t finish projects for Christmas but they are done now! Don’t miss this opportunity!

Instructor: Warren




Intro to Continental Knitting: $25 - 1 Session

Wednesday 8/29/18 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Learn how to knit holding the working yarn with your left hand. This is a great way for crochet-ers to learn to knit easily! This technique greatly reduces the movement of the arms and reduces chances for repetitive stress injuries. Bring some scrap yarn and needles or buy a new project to try out this different way of knitting!

Instructor: Warren




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