Tuesdays: 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/116pm-8pmNever knit before? This class is for you!! We'll teach you all the basics: cast on, bind off, the knit and purl stitches, decreasing, increasing, and reading patterns. You will start with a simple wash cloth or potholder, then learn to knit in the round and make a hat. We would like you to walk out with the confidence to knit everything your heart desires.
Materials: Worsted weight yarn with corresponding needles(we can help you choose these at the class)Level: Beginner
Skills Required: NONE!Teacher: Annette
Students receive 15 % off the purchase of class materials$75.00
When you've finished a garment and you are ready to block it, it's a reason to party, so join our Block Party! Learn how to make your hand-knit garments and accessories shine and how to give them that professional finish.Different blocking techniques will be demonstrated and explained on sample knits. Bring one hand-knit item of your choice to practice your blocking skills.
Materials: One finished hand-knit item; a towel to block your item onSkill level: AnyTeacher: Nele
Students receive 15% off the purchase of class materials$25.00
Sunday, July 19th, 1-3pmFinally learn the basics of Fair Isle with this one-session class! In class you will begin a cute headband pattern (free on Ravelry!) that will quickly get you beyond the basics of the ever-popular Fair Isle technique. Open your world to the wonder of colorwork sweaters, socks, mitts--you name it!Materials:Two Strands Headband pattern (available free on Ravelry)Yarn required for patternSkills Required:Knitting and Purling in the round, Cast On, Bind OffTeacher: Nele$25.00
Wednesdays, 7/8; 7/22; 8/5; 8/196pm-8pmKnitting a sweater can be a daunting endeavor--but it's also one of the most satisfying projects you can make! In this class we will learn the amazing top-down raglan style of sweater knitting. This style is ideal for your first sweater because there is no seaming involved, and the top-down construction allows you to try on the sweater as you go. We recommend you choose your pattern from our suggestions below.Note: This workshop occurs every other week, beginning on July 8th. This is to allow for adequate time to knit (and finish) your sweater!Materials:Yarn and needles appropriate to your patternTop-down seamless raglan sweater pattern--see recommended patterns here:Skills Required:Knitting and Purling, both Flat and in the Round
Basic Understanding of Pattern ReadingTeacher: Emma
Students receive 15 % off the purchase of class materials$80.00
Saturday, June 6th
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Have you ever had the experience of buying a stylish-looking Japanese knitting book and then later realized that you don't have a clue where to start? You couldn't even figure out which yarn to use? Come join us for a Japanese Knitting workshop, taught by Meri and Tokuko from the super popular amirisu magazine, where they will guide you through the basics of Japanese knitting books by making a simple Cabled Cap as an example. The textbook, which is included in the price of the class, they will use is a best-selling accessory book Amimono Komono by Mariko Mikuni, the most popular designer in Japan!
Supplies: any worsted or aran weight yarn & corresponding needles (book/pattern included with enrollment)
Teachers: Meri & Tokuko from amirisu
Refreshments and snacks will be provided as well!
Students receive 15 % off the purchase of class materials
Wednesday, 7/296pm-8pmTake this class to become to be a "picker"--i.e., to learn to knit continental style! Learning this method of knitting is great for keeping your wrists healthy and for avoiding cramps in your hands and arms. Continental knitting also speeds up any project involving ribbing, and can open up more options for colorwork! Impress your friends--be a picker and and thrower!Materials needed:scrap yarn (preferably DK or Worsted weight)corresponding needlesLevel: AnyTeacher: EmmaStudents receive 15% off the purchase of class materials$25.00