The dead of winter is the perfect time to immerse yourself in a new technique and we have got some seriously awesome technique classes on the calendar for February! Try your hand at Double Knitting! Ever wanted to learn the art of stranded colorwork? Check out Fair Isle and Steeking. Learning the brioche stitch is a fun way to challenge yourself. Crochet Bootcamp will teach you all you need to know to get started in crochet, whether you are a complete newbie or want to brush up on your skills.
As always, class space is limited so stop by the shop or call us at (614) 888 – 8551 to sign up!
Basic Brioche: Have you ever wanted to learn the brioche stitch? Now is your chance! In this class students will learn the basics of brioche. We will tackle plain brioche stitch, two color brioche stitch, Italian Cast On and Italian Bind Off in sample swatches then move on to a beautiful two color brioche stitch scarf. Cost: $50.00 plus supplies. Instructor: Kathryn.
- Mondays, February 4, 11, 18, & 25 from 6-8 PM
Basic Socks: Learn to knit socks on dpns (double point needles) using DK or worsted weight yarn. You will learn the art of turning the heel and grafting the toe. See how easy, simple, and fun it can be. Cost: $50.00 plus supplies. Instructor: Jan.
- Saturdays, February 16, 23, March 2 & 9 from 10:30-12:30 PM
Beginners Felted Tote: In this class you will make a felted tote while learning the basics of knitting in the round, picking up stitches and I-cord bind off. This is the perfect class for the Beginners Class graduate. Cost: $40.00 plus supplies. Instructor: Andrea.
- Tuesdays, February 5, 19, & 26 from 6-8 PM
Beginning Knitting: In four week class you will learn all the basics of knitting – the knit stitch, cast on, bind off, increasing, decreasing and more. Cost: $50.00 plus supplies.
- Tuesdays, February 5, 12, 19, & 26 from 12-2 PM. Instructor: Rebekah
- Thursdays, February 7, 21, 28, & March 7 from 6-8 PM. Instructor: Kathryn
Crochet Bootcamp: If you want to fast track learning how to crochet, this is the workshop for you. During this workshop, you will learn basic crochet stitches, increasing and decreasing, gauge and crochet, crochet motifs, and how to read patterns and crochet symbols. You will leave this class knowing how to negotiate the world of crochet. Cost $30.00 plus supplies. Instructor: Rebekah.
- Wednesdays, February 13 & 20 from 6-8 PM
Double Knitting: Double knitting produces a fabric that shows the right side facing on both sides of your work. Learn this fascinating technique while making a hat in this class! Cost: $30.00 plus supplies. Instructor: Jan.
- Mondays, February 18 & 25 from 6-8 PM
Fair Isle & Steeking: Learn the traditional art of stranded colorwork! Steeking is used in Fair Isle garments to form necklines and armholes. In this class, students will learn stranded colorwork in the round and working steeks in a practice swatch. Cost: $30.00 plus supplies. Instructor: Jan.
- Wednesdays, February 20 & 27 from 6-8 PM
Great American Aran Afghan: The Great American Aran Afghan class teaches chart reading, how to cable, make bobbles, and techniques needed to make the various squares. This class is offered once a month. You can come every month or pick one or two months. Upcoming squares are Julie H Levy on pgs 4-5 (December), Vicki Sever on pgs 12-13 (January), and Betty Salpekar on pgs 24-24 (February). Cost $15.00 per class plus supplies. Instructor: Jan.
- Wednesday, February 13 from 6-8 PM
Preventing and Fixing Mistakes: Ever get to the end of a row and find you are short a stitch or two, or that you have too many stitches, or that holes have inexplicably appeared in your knitting? Maybe your stitches are looking a little wonky and you just don’t know how to fix them. Then this class is for you. Learn what common mistakes we all make while knitting and, more importantly, how to fix them. Cost: $30.00 plus supplies. Instructor: Andrea.
- Mondays, February 4 & 11 from 6-8 PM
Skill Building: Cables: Skill Building one session classes are designed to build your knitting skills. Have you always wanted to know how to cable but been unsure of tackling them yourself? Then, the Skill Building: Cables class is for you! Learn how fun and easy cables can be! Cost: $20.00 plus supplies. Instructor: Kathryn.
- Wednesday, February 27 from 6-8 PM