Learn casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch and binding off while making a potholder or scarf. Your choice of "picking" or "throwing" method of knitting. This class is for you if you've never held needles before, or you want to get back into knitting.
2 weeks, Saturdays September 6th & 13th, October 4th & 11th, 10:30-12:30; $40
Beginning and Not So Beginning Crochet
If you've always wanted to learn to crochet OR you want to relearn crochet that you've forgotten OR you want to learn more advanced stitches, this is the class for you.
Saturdays September 20th & 27th, October 18th & 22nd, 10:30 - 12:30; $40/2 classes
Friday Project Class
Stuck with a project? Let us help you with the details, directions, finishing, inspiration... perhaps you'd like help choosing a new project. Bring a friend, enjoy a cup of tea and finish some projects.
Fridays 10-12, $15 per class or 6 for $75
Drop in Knit/Crochet Clinic
Personalized knit/crochet help. Tuesdays 5:30-7:00, $15.
Afghan Square of the Month
Knit a new afghan square pattern each month. You need to know how to knit and purl, but anything else can be learned in class. Each pattern will be unique but not difficult; we will have a sample of our new pattern at each class.
2nd Wed of every month 1:00 - 2:00. $15/month or 6 for $60.
Make a sweater of your choice that fits the way you want it to. Some suggestions for the pattern: from the Knit Swirl book, or a simple top-down pullover or cardigan. We'll get you on the right track and keep you there and you will gain experience in pattern reading. The class will meet every Saturday.
Don't worry if you have to miss a class: you can pay for a class as you take it, $15 each; or 6 for $60.
Square Snowflake Ornament
A great introduction to 2-color Knitting, also called stranded colorwork, Scandinavian or Fair Isle knitting. This ornament is both unique and small enough for you to make several.
You can try 3 different methods for holding the two colors to see which suits you. Learn to work from a chart. The pattern will be provided in class.
Saturdays 2-4pm September 6th & 13th $35
A great project to work on Fair Isle patterning. You will learn 2 cast-on methods — German Twisted and Tubular. We will also cover putting colors together, working from charts and Fair Isle gauge. The hat is made from up to 5 colors of fingering yarn.
Sundays 1-3pm September 14th and 21st $40
3 Different Fingerless Glove Classes
Each class emphasizes different techniques. Each one will give you practice on circular knitting, using either double-pointed needles, 2 circular needles or magic loop.
Churchmouse Welted Fingerless Glove
Techniques to learn: right and left slanting increases and one-row buttonhole for the thumb.
Saturdays 2-4pm September 20th and 27th $35
Fingerless Gloves With Fingers
Techniques to learn: 2 ribbing styles, using waste yarn for live stitches, and double-knit fingers.
Saturdays 2-4pm October 4th and 11th $35
Techniques to learn: working with sock yarn, using waste yarn for thumb, cables and reading charts.
Saturdays 2-4pm October 18th and 25th $35