Knitting Classes - Spring & Summer 2018

Lace & Cable Charts Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Get over your fear of charts! Learn how to read charts for knitting flat or in the round and pick up tricks for keeping your place!

1 part, $30

Knitting from a Chart: Lace

Thursday, June 28,  12 - 2 pm
Wednesday, August 8,  10 am - 12 pm

Knitting from a Chart: Cables

Thursday, July 12,  12 - 2 pm
Wednesday, August 15,  10 am - 12 pm

Cabled Hat for Beginning Knitters

Beginning Knitting 1

Learn all the basics of knitting in this 4 part class. First learn how to cast-on, knit, purl, and bind-off with a simple piece that will be used as part of a charity afghan. Then, go on to a project of your choice. By the time you're done, you'll have learned increases, decreases, and how to follow a pattern too!

4 Parts, $96

Thursdays, May 17, 24, 31, June 7,  10 am - 12 pm
Sundays, June 3, 10, 17, 24,  12 - 2 pm
Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27,  6 - 8 pm
Saturdays, June 9, 16, 23, 30,  2 - 4 pm
Sundays, July 1, 8, 15, 22,  2 - 4 pm
Fridays, August 10, 17, 24, 31,  2 - 4 pm

A sample intermediate knit project

Beginning Knitting 2

This is a continuing knitting class that keeps you learning and working on a project of your choice. We will work at your speed to learn more techniques and use different tools. You'll be confident enough to try some advanced patterns because we will work right with you.

4 Parts, $80

Every Friday, 10 am - 12 pm
Every Sunday, 12 - 2 pm

Mosaic Knit Summer Pillow

Mosaic Knit Summer Pillow

This colorwork pillow is a great introduction to Mosaic knitting. Pick two colors that will match your décor, but you only have to knit with one at a time! If you have never knit a colorwork pattern before, this is a great way to start.

3 Parts, $72

Saturdays, May 19, 26, June 2,  12 - 2 pm
Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20,  12 - 2 pm
Wednesdays, July 18, 25, August 4,  10 am - 12 pm

Short Row Heel Socks

Socks: Toe Up

Learn to knit socks from the toe up so you will be able to try them on as you knit! You can use two circular needles, the magic loop, or double point needles to work the sock. You can add a stitch pattern to the sock to customize it even further!

3 Parts, $72

Saturdays, June 16, 23, 30,  12 - 2 pm
Thursdays, July 12, 19, 26,  10 am - 12 pm
Sundays, August 5, 12, 19,  2 - 4 pm

A Beaded Top Down Sweater

Top Down Sweater

Learn how to knit a perfectly fitting sweater by working it from the top down. You will be able to try the sweater on as you knit it and customize it to your taste. You can choose a cardigan or pullover and incorporate any stitch pattern you like. It is an easy first sweater project great for learning the basics of garment construction!

6 Parts, $120

Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15,  2 - 4 pm
Thursdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Sept. 6,  12 - 2 pm

Entrelac Shawl

Entrelac Techniques

You will learn how to work the multi directional stitches of entrelac in this class. Each tier has a different technique, with right and left slanting boxes. You will also learn how to work it in the round so you can do cowls and hats! Once you know the technique you will pick a project and we’ll get you off in the right direction.

3 Parts, $72

Saturdays, May 19, 26, June 2,  12 - 2 pm
Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20,  12 - 2 pm
Wednesdays, July 18, 25, August 1,  10 am - 12 pm

Raha Estonian Lace Scarf

Raha Scarf: Estonian Lace Knitting

The Raha scarf is a nice introduction to Estonian lace. Raha translates to “money”, so wear it for good luck! You must have a basic understanding of increases and decreases. We will cover lace techniques, reading charts, and blocking.

3 Parts, $72
The Knitted Lace of Estonia book required ($24.95)

Thursdays, August 9, 16, 23,  10 am - 12 pm

Steeked Fair Isle Pillow

Steeking -- Get over the Fear of Cutting!

You will knit this cute Fair Isle colorwork pillow top in the round and then cut it flat! You will learn the process of steeking, including how to secure the edges and pick up stitches for finishing. Pick 2 colors, and a treasured pillow will result!

3 Parts, $72

Fridays, July 20, 27, August 10,  12 - 2 pm
Saturdays, August 11, 18, September 1,  12 - 2 pm

Short Row Summer Scarf

Summer Short Rows -- Play with Color in this Wavy Summer Scarf

Perfect your short row techniques and make a great wavy scarf at the same time. You'll work German short rows, but will learn others as well. Use two colors or choose a color changing yarn to make something truly unique.

2 Parts, $48

Fridays, June 1, 8,  2 - 4 pm
Thursdays, June 14, 21,  12 - 2 pm

Cotton Cabled Baby Sweater

Baby Cardigan -- Top Down Sweater with a Cabled Yoke

Top down knitting is always the easiest way to make a sweater. There's no seaming at the end! It's the perfect way to make a special gift for the new baby while you learn a simple cable technique. The cotton yarn means it can be worn year-round!

3 Parts, $72

Thursdays, May 24, 31, June 7,  12 - 2 pm
Fridays, June 15, 22, 29,  2 - 4 pm
Saturdays, August 11, 18, 25,  2 - 4 pm