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.


3 fabulous spinning classes

 Spinning for a project:

This class will meet twice. During the first class you will pick a small project (hat, scarf, or socks), an appropriate fiber to make it with and then begin spinning.  There will be a discussion of what yarn weights are best for your chosen project, how to estimate how much fiber will be needed and suggestions on how to keep consistent with spinning the yarn.  

During the second class you will cast on for your project or if you have already started  knitting or crocheting, provide inspiration to your classmates.   

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

$85 includes pattern and 6 oz of fiber.

2 Sessions. Thursdays, September 17 and October 1, 5 pm to 7:30 pm.

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, September 26, October 3 and October 17, 1 pm to 3 pm.

Fabulous Luxury Fibers

Join us for a fun afternoon 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 day of spinning. Sunday November 8, 1 pm to 3:30 pm.

Crochet a scarf or cowl. This pretty scarf is very interesting to crochet. (We have sewn it into a cowl.)  In this class you will learn to work from a chart (with written instructions included), which you will find fun.  It's a great way to learn chart reading and you will have a beautiful holiday gift.

 A working knowledge of basic crochet is necessary .

$40 includes the pattern and yarn.  You provide a D hook and stitch markers.

1 Session  - Wednesday, September 30,  5 pm to 7 pm.

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, October 6.  5:30pm - 7:30pm.

                                 Weave Placemats

These placemats are fun to weave because they work up quickly, are functional, and make great gifts! Our class will cover considerations when weaving table linens, hemstitching, 2 shuttle weaving, alternating color warping, and handling multiple pieces on one warp. As a bonus, students will receive a pattern to complete coordinating napkins in log cabin weave.

Class time will be 4 hours and will provide an opportunity to warp together to make a set of 4 placemats and begin weaving the pattern. Once above concepts are covered, students will be able to complete the set on their own.

Skill Level: Must have taken beginner class prior to this class

Materials needed:

Rigid Heddle Loom with minimum 15” weaving width, 2 shuttles and all accessories for warping.
10 dent reed
Scissors, 4 safety pins or lockable stitch markers
Tapestry needle
Measuring tape

$90 includes the class and sufficient yarn to complete 4 placemats.

Saturday, October 24.  12:30 pm to 4:30 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. 

Two sessions -- Saturday, Oct. 31, 10:30-12:30 and Saturday, Nov. 7, 10:30-1:30

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.

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.

Stay tuned.

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.