Whether you are a novice or an experienced knitter, we offer a broad range of classes and open knitting sessions. If you're stuck on a project or looking for new ideas, our staff is willing and able to help you at any time. We also offer $35 private tutorial hours for one on one help with an expert. Class registration closes one week prior to first class meeting. Call the shop to register.
2013-2014 Class Schedule
Christmas in December: Coffee Cozies as last minute gifts
Instructor: Julie C.
When: December 3rd (Tuesday) from 5:30-7:30pm
Cost: $40 (including yarn and supplies.)
Join Julie for a fun evening learning the basics of cabling. This fun technique creates sophisticated fabrics by simply adjusting the order of your stitches as you work them. We’ll cast on and get you started on a darling cozy ringed with owls that are sure to be a big hit this holiday season. Our included kit will provide you with all the materials you need to make a set of four, you can make a gift of the entire set; or give them to members of your bookclub or knitting circle. Class limit: 6.
Instructor: Kate S.
When: December 4th (Wednesday) from 5:30-7pm
Cost: $35 (excluding yarn and supplies)
Let’s all admit it; there are times when knitting can become frustrating because of a dropped stitch or constant unraveling. Let Kate help by teaching you how to get over the inevitable speed bumps. In this class, students will learn basic fixes like making vertical and horizontal corrections; unraveling, recognizing and correcting twisted and skipped stitches, and common causes for too many or too few stitches. Before class, students will be asked to make a swatch- cast on 20 stitches with worsted weight yarn. Knit 4 rows in garter and then knit in stockinette for 3-4”. Don’t bind off. Other needed supplies include a crochet hook and any knitting needle size 5 or smaller. Class limit: 6
Crochet hats as last minute gifts
Instructor: Sarah D.
When: December 10th (Tuesday) from 6-8pm
Cost: $25 (excluding yarn and supplies)
Join Sarah for a fun evening learning how to crochet a hat. You’ll learn the basics of working in the round and decreasing so that you have a beautifully shaped beanie. You will be thrilled to see how quickly this project will fly off your hook and you may decide to make a handful as last minute gifts. Class limit: 6.