Beginner Knitting Classes Fee: $45 (Materials not included) Pair these pretty hot pads with a jar of cookie dough mix, and in just 2 weeks of learning to knit you can cross 4 gifts off your holiday list! Or, of course, keep them to show off in your own home.
August 31 & Sept. 7
September 9 & 16
September 17 & 24
October 7 & 14
October 1 & 8
Beginning Crochet Fee $45 (Materials not included)
September 16 & 23 1:00-3:00pm
Week 1 you'll learn the basic moves, the chain stitch & single crochet. The following week you'll learn the other basic stitches, and be ready to create your first heirloom.
Intermediate (Fee $45, materials not included)
Knit October 28, November 4, 11 10:30-12:30pm
Crochet October 15, 29, November 5, 1:00-3:00pm
Take your work to the next level (literally!) Increases, decreases, fun specialty stitches & patterns, plus tips & tricks to ease the journey. You'll need smooth light colored yarn with appropriate sized needles or hooks (preferably a worsted weight wool, but some stash may be ok--you're just working swatches).
Beginning Crochet for English Style Knitters (Fee $45, materials not included)
September 30 & October 7 10:30-12:30pm
Are you a confirmed "thrower" who has tried to crochet, but just can't manage the left-handed picking style of handling the yarn? This class is for you. In the first week you'll learn the basic moves and stitches; by week 2 you can add some of the popular special stitches to your tool kit. You'll be amazed at what you can do.
Double Cross No Cover Up--Cable cuff fingerless mitts (Fee $30, materials not included)
October 28, November 4 1:00-2:30pm
Learn to work front and back cables, create a lateral cross, and sew seams to create these pretty fingerless mitts. They are knit flat, and great for that advanced beginner who wants to work something a little challenging!
Short Rows Flat Hat (Fee $20m materials not included)
September 10 1:00-3:00pm
Easily adjustible hat (no math required!) to fit anyone. Work the crown first, then pick up & knit the brim on the wrong side to create the faux lateral cross. Then seam (invisibly) and wear proudly!
Yarn Crawl KAL/CAL (No Fee to participate)
During our weekly Sit & Stitch Nights, September 14 through October 12
Both our knit & crochet patterns were designed for optimal fashion, with minimal attention; in other words, these projects are perfect to do while socializing. Share your tips & tricks, or pick up some pointers from your fellow stitchers. Above all, have fun working together.
Mentor Minutes ($30 for 60 minutes)
You are ready to up your game, but slightly wary of some techniques that you want to try in your big project. Fear not! Purchase a Mentor Minutes package, and schedule your short private lesson as the tricky parts come up in your work. Used in 15 minute segments, these Mentor Minutes get you past the rough spots quickly so you will have a successful project finished in no time.
Private Lesson ($30 for 1 hour)
60 minutes totally devoted to you! Use this time to learn to knit, or crochet, (or possibly even some other yarny craft) scheduled at your convenience. Or, come in with a list of questions/techniques/problems and use the hour to get the answers you need all at once. When you schedule your appointment let us know what you have in mind--we may have some homework for you to do in order to maximize your lesson time.