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March 2017
$40

Introduction to Cabling – Cabled Scarf

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Barry

Swilly, © Kelbourne Woolens & Amanda Stevenson This quick crash course will show you how to cable like a pro, while starting a bulky cabled scarf. One two hour class Skills Needed: This class is rated “funky” – the ability to knit and purl is required. Skills Learned: refresh your knowledge of the rib stitch create reversible cables read cable charts Materials: For small (large) scarf: 525 (700) yards of aran weight wool. We recommend The…

April 2017
$40

Intarsia Crash Course

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor: Jennifer

Intarsia is a way of working colorwork without having to carry strands in the back of your knitting.  Learn how to work this cute zippered intarsia pouch - perfect for needles and notions! Skills learned: intarsia reading an intarsia knitting pattern wrap and turn Materials: 37 yards of each of 3 colors worsted weight 100% wool (superwash will not felt) US#10.5 (6.5mm) needles Tapestry needle, button, zipper optional (called for in pattern, not used in class). Copy of Totally pattern…

$80

Introduction to Sweaters

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 15, 2017

Instructor: Jillian

Learn top down raglan construction on a smaller scale with baby sweaters! Select either a cardigan or pullover (dress) from two equally adorable options. Three 2-hour classes. Skills Learned: Decipher sweater pattern instructions Working in the round Finishing techniques Increasing and decreasing Creating raglan sleeves Materials: Copy of one of the following patterns, available at the shop: Autumn Frock or Cradle Cardigan Yarn and needles appropriate for your pattern: Autumn Frock: 402-670 yards of worsted weight yarn. We recommend Rowan…

$50

Darn Those Knits

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Jennifer

Learn how to repair your well-loved knits. One 3-hour class Skills learned: darning by making patches darning by using duplicate stitch darning by knitting a patch and grafting darning by needle felting using darning egg preventing problems Materials: approx 30 yrds of different weight yarns – sockweight, dk and worsted corresponding needles to yarn you’ve brought darning needle darning egg pencil or pen swatches (at least 3) Homework: Make and bring 3 swatches in stockinette (at least 3” x 3”…

$50

Beanie Hat

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Holly

Break out of scarves and take your knitting to the next level with a quick hat project! One 3 hour class Skills Needed This class is rated “funky” – the ability to knit and purl is required. Skills Learned: join to work in the round refresh your knowledge of casting on and binding off decreasing working in the round on circular and double points *This class is only 3 hours. Students will not complete the entire hat in this time.…

$65

Short Row (Aggregate) Shawl

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 10, 2017

Instructor: Katherine

Learn the basics of color work and tackle your first short rows with this cool, modern shawl! This class will teach you what you need to move beyond single-color rectangles and give you confidence in your pattern-reading skills. Two 2 hour classes Skills learned: triangular shawl shaping increases short rows knitting with two colors using stitch markers Russian bind off pattern reading Materials: (choose from one of two weights) Two colors of worsted weight yarn: 200 yards each in worsted…

$65

Entrelac – Purling backwards

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 12, 2017

Instructor: Barry

Learn to create this interlocking pattern and purl without turning your work. Two 2 hour classes Skills Learned: increase and decrease pick up stitches master purling backwards Materials: for scarf (wrap) - 400 (800) yards worsted weight yarn. We recommend Noro Silk Garden or Mochi Plus for a multi colored scarf or wrap. US#8 (5mm) needles – straight or circular copy of entrelac scarf or wrap pattern (available at the shop) Homework: Be sure to come to the shop early…

$80

Introduction to Sweaters

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 15, 2017

Instructor: Jillian

Learn top down raglan construction on a smaller scale with baby sweaters! Select either a cardigan or pullover (dress) from two equally adorable options. Three 2-hour classes. Skills Learned: Decipher sweater pattern instructions Working in the round Finishing techniques Increasing and decreasing Creating raglan sleeves Materials: Copy of one of the following patterns, available at the shop: Autumn Frock or Cradle Cardigan Yarn and needles appropriate for your pattern: Autumn Frock: 402-670 yards of worsted weight yarn. We recommend Rowan…

$65

Your First Hat – Ribbed Beanie

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 15, 2017

Instructor: Holly

Take your basic skills to the next level with this versatile hat that can be styled many ways! 2 two hour classes Skills Learned: join to work in the round increasing and decreasing refresh your knowledge of casting on working in the round on circular and double points Materials: 200 yards of worsted weight yarn. We recommend Manos del Uruguay Maxima, Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd's Wool or the Fiberists Audubon Worsted US#6 (4 mm) 16ʺ circular needle US#6 (4 mm)…

$65

Short Row (Aggregate) Shawl

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 10, 2017

Instructor: Katherine

Learn the basics of color work and tackle your first short rows with this cool, modern shawl! This class will teach you what you need to move beyond single-color rectangles and give you confidence in your pattern-reading skills. Two 2 hour classes Skills learned: triangular shawl shaping increases short rows knitting with two colors using stitch markers Russian bind off pattern reading Materials: (choose from one of two weights) Two colors of worsted weight yarn: 200 yards each in worsted…

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