Basic Socks If you have never knitted socks before, then this class is for you. You will learn all the skills necessary to make a great pair of socks from the cuff down using double pointed needles, including turning the heel and closing the toe.
Building Blocks This very popular class is still open to newcomers with seven more skill sessions and the final session on Seaming. Learn skills that can move you from the beginner to the intermediate level in knitting.
Crash Course in Crochet If you have crocheted before and would like to re-acquaint yourself with this craft, then this fast paced class is for you. We will review foundation and turning chains and single, half double and double crochet stitches. You will start a dish cloth in class.
Crash Course in Knitting This fast-paced class is better suited to those who are re-acquainting themselves with the craft of knitting. In two hours you will review casting on, the knit stitch and casting off.
Crochet for Knitters - Easy Edges Crochet can add a beautiful ending touch to knitted items. In this class, you will learn several easy crocheted edges. You are welcome to bring your own knitting projects or dig out some of those old gauge swatches and bring them to crochet on. Future classes will explore more advanced edgings and how to make crocheted flowers for garments and hats.
Entangled Vines Cardigan This top down raglan cardigan features a lovely entangled cable and leaf design cascading down the sleeves. Knit in one piece with worsted weight yarn, this cardigan knits up quickly and keeps your interest.
Eyeblink Shawl You can make this crescent lace shawl whatever size you want. You can work in stockinette stitch for as long as you wish. You may also repeat lace pattern as many times as you wish. Whatever you do, you will have a lovely, light shawl for spring.
Learn to Crochet If you have never crocheted be-fore, then this class is for you. Learn the basics; making the foundation chain, turning chains, single, half double and double crochet stitches. Make a flower and start a scarf.
Learn To Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom A rigid heddle loom is a great way to try your hand at weaving as a beginner. These light portable looms can be used on a table or a stand to produce small projects such as placemats, table runners and scarves. In the first 4 hour class, you will get your first project (a scarf) set up on your loom. The three Weave-Along classes will provide you with support every step along the way to completing your very first beautifully woven scarf. PLEASE NOTE: Looms must be ordered from the Studio by Friday, September 9.
Little Baby Striped Sweater This charming
baby sweater is a simple knit, inspired by the no nonsense engineering of knitting great, Elizabeth Zimmermann. Its inset sleeves pay homage to her genius Tomten Jacket and its easy, low maintenance finishing would maybe please the guru herself! Make it for a baby you love!
OOPS Mistakes happen. What is important is to know how to recognize when you have made one and how to fix it. This class will cover commonly made mistakes knitters make and what to do. There will also be time in class for participants to ask how to fix mistakes they have encountered.
Project Monday This is a great class for those who like to try out new projects but prefer to have an experienced knitter to help them through the tough spots. Bring your own project, pattern, yarn and supplies.
Spindrift Shawl The Spindrift Shawl is inspired by the expansive Pacific Ocean. The deep sea swell of the crescent shape has a deep eyelet border and picot edge which froths like the foam at the crest of a wave. This oneskein pattern is ideal for using that special skein of sock yarn which has been waiting patiently in your stash. It is a really simple design: a perfect first pattern for new shawl knitters.
Take It On Tuesday It is time to get out those trouble-some projects at the bottom of your bag and get them finished! Wherever you were stuck, there will be an experienced knitter on hand who can help you take it on.
Weave-Along Weave-Alongs will provide new weavers who have taken the Learn to Weave class with added instructor support as you weave your way through your first project. Weavers who have previously taken the Beginner class are also welcome to join us at the Weave-Alongs. This is an excellent way to advance your weaving skills with the help of a hands on instructor.