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 Nov 9 & 16; Dec 7 & 14; 10:30-12:30; $40
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 prepay with a punch card, 6 for $60.
Saturdays 1-2pm Sept - Dec
Learn to make socks using 2 circular needles, "Magic Loop", or the traditional 4-5 double pointed needles. You choose - toe up or top down, perhaps two at a time.If this will be your first sock, we recommend using Dk or worsted weight yarn.
Nov 16; 10:30-Noon; You can pay for a class as you take it, $20 per session or 6 for $75.
A perfect class for someone who has mastered the knit/purl stitches and is ready for the next step. You will learn to knit in the round, decrease and use double pointed needles.
Nov 23, 10:30-12:30, come to 1 or more classes, $15 each.
This is the perfect introduction to knitting in the round. Learn to use double-pointed needles, 2 circular needles or the "magic loop". You can also learn simple cables. These gloves are a quick, fun project, making awesome gifts if you can bear to part with them.
Saturdays Dec 7 & 14; 2:30-4pm; $35
Gifts - Tea Cozy
Choose from several traditional patterns and feel like Jane Austen drinking hot tea from a china cup.
Saturday Nov 9; 2:30-4:30 $20.
Gifts - Hot Water Bottle
What could be cozier than a hand knit hot water bottle cover. The pattern includes knitting in the round.
Saturday Nov 16; 2:30-4:30 $20.
Arnie and Carlos' book "55 Christmas Balls to Knit" forms the basis for this class. Wonderful to give as gifts or keep for your own decorations, these are a great way to practice two-color (fair isle) knitting.
Saturdays Nov 23 & 30; 2:30-4:30; $40.
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/Croceht Help
Personalized knit/crochet help. Tuesdays 5:30-7:00, $15.