CLASS SCHEDULE

Classes must be paid for when you sign up to ensure space and to make sure we have sufficient material. You can come in or call with a credit card. Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours before class begins for a refund. If we cancel the class you will get a full refund.

Classes are listed in order of the date they are offered.

 Please, for the comfort of all, turn off your cell phones during class.


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2 fabulous spinning classes



Beginning Spinning


Learn to spin on a drop spindle and spinning wheel.  This class will meet 3 times. During the first class you will learn how to spin on a drop spindle, learn the parts of a spinning wheel and how they work, and then begin spinning on the wheel. 


During the next 2 classes, you will learn about different wools and other fibers, the difference between roving and top, wool preparation and continue to develop your spinning skills.  By the end of the classes you will be able to spin a continuous thread.
 
$135 includes the use of spindles and wheels during the classes.  A $100 refundable deposit will be required for students to take home the wheels.
4 oz of roving and grease fleece will also be provided by the instructor.

3 Sessions.  Saturdays, February 27, March 5, March 12. 1pm - 3:30pm







Fabulous Luxury Fibers


NOTEThis is the new date for this class.

Join us for a fun evening with great refreshments and let us introduce you to some of the most luxurious fibers in the world! We will spin cashmere, yak, silk, angora, baby camel and blends of these exquisite fibers.


Before the spinning starts, there will be a discussion of the qualities of each and how best to spin them into amazing yarns. You will learn how to adjust your wheels and handle the fibers for a successful foray into the world of luxury yarns. Yum.

Requirements: you must have a wheel in good working condition and be able to spin a continuous yarn.

$85 includes these fabulous fibers.

Join us for refreshments and a wonderful evening of spinning. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 5 pm to 8:30 pm. 





4 Needle Socks          

We will make 1 small 4 needle sock so you will understand this method quickly.  This takes less time than the full size sock which we have been making in past classes but it is made exactly the same. (It will fit a small child.) You will have homework, so sign up early. $25 for the class.  We give you the pattern - you supply the yarn and needles.

1 session - Saturday, January 16. 1 pm to 3:30 pm.

"Double Knitting" Coaster - Knit both sides at one time.  Wow!  This easy pattern will get you started double knitting in no time. You wil be inspired to make cowls, hats and - more coasters using any charted designs. You must have a working knowlegde of knitting and purling.

$30 includes yarn. You supply a pair of size 5 or 6 straight knitting needles.

1 Session - Saturday,  January 30,  10 am to 12:30pm.

                      Entrelac Pillow

Is it woven, knitted, magic?  A great way to learn entrelac, this pillow is knitted flat and is thick enough to finish quickly.  You must have a comfortable working knowledge of knitting and purling. You will learn how to pick up stitches as if to knit and purl.(there is a lot of that). Entrelac is fun to do and this pillow is a very rewarding project.

1 session - Saturday, January 30. 1pm to 3:30 pm. $45 includes pattern, yarn and the class. The yarn used is Cascade Tangier. If you choose another yarn, we will subtract $15 from your class fee and you provide the yarn. You provide size 7 needles. A little homework -you must cast on the stitches before the class begins.



Mosaic Knitting.  In this class you will learn this amazing stitch technique and be able to create interesting washcloths, pretty baby blankets, thick hot pads and attractive pot holders.  The yarn used is cotton for the household things and any fiber you like for blankets or scarves. In this class we will make a washcloth.
 
$25, includes pattern.  You supply yarn and needles.

1 Session - Tuesday, February 2 - 5:30pm to 7:30 pm.



Learn to Weave on a popular Schacht Cricket loom.  We are bringing back our experienced weaving teacher for this fun class, on an easy-to-use 15" rigid heddle loom.  You can create scarves and cowls, placemats and table runners, mug mats - anything you can imagine .

With this loom you can quickly use up small bits of leftover yarn also.  Once set up, the weaving goes fast.  The cost of the class is $75 and includes the loan of the loom, a yarn kit to make a scarf/cowl (in a choice of colors) and great instruction.

If you don't finish your scarf, you can take the loom home (with credit card info).  If you choose to keep the loom because you love it, it costs $189. Sign up soon so we can get the looms and yarn.

Saturday, February 20 - 10am to 4 pm.



Toe Up 2-at-a-time Socks on Magic Loop

You asked for it -- we've got it!  Our favorite 2 socks at one time magic loop method, now from the toe up. We will do this in 2 sessions:

In the first session, we will cast on, do the toe increases, and begin the gusset increases.

 In the second session, we will do the heel turn, heel flap, and leg.

 Because of time constraints, we will make a 2-color pair of small socks in class using worsted weight yarn and size 6 -  40" circular needles.


Note:  You must have knitted socks recently and have a good knowledge of sock construction.  

$65.00 includes a book and yarn (a $25.00 value).  You supply the needle.

1st session - Saturday, February 6 - 10:30am - 12:30pm.
2nd session - Saturday February 13 - 10:30am to 1pm.







Learn to Crochet.  Private Lessons are available for $25/hour.  Learn  crochet stitches, the basics of pattern reading or bring your pattern if you have something you want to make.  Call to schedule your private lesson today.