May - June 2017 Classes

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Very Beginning Knitting Class: $50 - 2 Sessions

Wednesdays 5/3/17 and 5/10/17 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 Gohsler

Mother’s Day – SHOP CLOSED – Get your gift certificates early!

Sunday 5/14/17

Knitted Feather & Fan Scarf: $25 - 1 Session

Wednesday 5/17/17 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Feather and fan is a pretty stitch that looks like a fan. For the scarf you will need: 2 skeins of a worsted weight yarn (around 400 yards total). Gauge: 4 sts /inch Scarf size is: 5 to 7 inch wide and 65 to 70 inch long. Suggested needle size: 7

Instructor: Isabelle

Crocodile Stitch Crochet Class: $25 - 1 Session

Sunday 5/21/17 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Learn the crocodile stitch, aka the dragon scale stitch. This intermediate stitch will give your projects a layered look and more texture. There are many patterns available that feature this popular stitch, so it’s a good one to learn. Since there are a few different ways to crochet the crocodile stitch, we will focus on one so that you can get a good understanding of this crochet stitch. For this class, you need to know how to chain, single crochet and double crochet. Bring a light color, worsted weight yarn, size I (5.5mm) and size J (6.0mm) hook.

Instructor: Claire

Memorial Day Sunday – SHOP CLOSED

Sunday 5/28/17

Two Socks at a Time on Two Circular Needles: $50 - 2 Sessions

Wednesdays 6/14/17 and 6/28/17 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

2 sessions Prerequisite: some experience with sock knitting and knitting in the round on 2 circular needles. Come see Warren in the shop for demonstrations & explanations. Suffer from “second sock syndrome” no longer! You will learn to knit two socks at the same time on 2 circular needles. Materials: 2 skeins of sock yarn. For this project it is highly recommended you plan to make two pairs of socks so you can work with contrasting colors so it will be easier to tell the A sock from the B sock! 2 size 2 16”-24” circular knitting needles (one wood/one metal recommended), 2 stitch markers, patience and a true desire to knit socks!

Instructor: Warren Gohsler

Citron Shawl: $25 - 1 Session

Wednesday 6/21/17 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Come and enjoy creating this little shawl, nice to wear for a cool evening or as a scarf. Once finished, when you look at this shawl, you will see how you created some subtle ruffling throughout it. Isabelle Lee will show you how to increase stitches, decrease stitches and knit 2 stitches together. Suggested knitting yarn: 470 yards of fingering, lace or sock yarn, 1 or 2 skeins, depending of the height at the center that you wish. Size needles: 6, circular needle, 29 inch or 32 inch. For 1 skein, you will get: Finished measurements: length of straight edge: 34 inch Height at center: 14 inches. If you wish it to be longer, you will need a second skein of yarn.

Instructor: Isabelle

2017 Shop Hop! Passports: $5. Thurs-Fri-Sat – 10-6; Sunday 12-5 PM

6/22/17 thru 6/25/17

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