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.
February 2 & 9
February 11 & 18
April 23 & 30
April 6 & 13
March 11 & 18
April 22 & 29
Beginning Crochet Fee $45 (Materials not included) NOTE: THIS IS A 3-WEEK COURSE
April 8, 15 & 22 10:30-12:30pm NOTE: The 1st week's class is usually less than 1 hour long.
Week 1 you'll learn the basic move, the chain stitch. In the next 2 weeks you learn the basic, and some popular special stitches, as well as how to read a pattern.
Intermediate Knitting (Fee $45, yarn & needles not included)
Saturdays February 11, 18, & 25 10:30-noon)
Got those knit & purl stitches firmly in your muscle memory? Time to learn how to increase & decrease, work cables, make simple lace, add a new color or skein of yarn, follow a pattern, and much more. We'll also discuss the importance of gauge and fiber choice. You'll receive free patterns to help you practice your new skills.
Grab Bag of Super Astounding Stitches (Fee $25, materials not included)
Saturday February 4 10:30-1:00pm
It's all just knits and purls, right? Yes indeed, but the fun part is how you combine them to form those cool stitch patterns. Often though, the pattern looks too daunting to try. With Brooke showing you the tricks to working the tricky parts you'll be amazing your friends in no time. You'll never be afraid to tackle a pattern again.
Yes, I Did Knit this Raglan Sweater Myself! (Fee $45, materials not included)
Thursdays February 16, 23, March 9 & 16 1:00-3:00pm
You try it on as you go, and achieve the perfect fit. Choose cardigan or pullover, long or short sleeves, and with minimal finishing you have completed your favorite sweater.
3-D Crochet (Fee $25, materials not included)
Sunday February 12 12:30-3:30pm
No special glasses required to turn your crochet project 3-D. Puffs, popcorns, & posts transform simple stitches into beautiful textures. Skipping and crossing stitches create celtic cables without any extra gadgets. Many of these patterns are included in the Six in the City Scarf pattern (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/six-in-the-city-scarf)
Tunisian Crochet Basics (Fee $45, materials not included)
Saturdays March 4, 11 1:00-3:00pm
Often called knitting for crocheters, or the "afghan stitch" Tunisian Crochet is much more than that. You need not be an expert crocheter to take this class--if you can make a chain, and work a single crochet you will have no problem with this technique. The fabric is differet yet beautiful on both sides--fantastic for scarves and afghans.
SAVE $5 IF YOU SIGN UP FOR BOTH TUNISIAN CROCHET CLASSES
Tunisian Crochet Adventure (Fee $25, materials not included)
Saturday March 18 1:00-3:00
You know the basic stitches, now let's have some fun with lace, texture, and color. You'll be hooked
in no time.
Socks, Magic Loop, Cuff-Down (Fee $45, materials not included)
Thursdays March 2, 9, & 16 6:00-8:00pm
If you've never knitted a sock, and/or never tried Magic Loop, this is the class for you! As long and you can knit & purl, you can knit up a pair of socks. We'll also teach you how to work right & left leaning decreases, pick-up-and-knit, and kitchener stitch (grafting).
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.