June 25, 2017 2pm-3:30pm
Learn to crochet lace and read a charted crochet pattern. Those little symbols all have meaning and actually draw a picture of what the pattern will look like. This crochet version of the beloved feather and fan pattern is a great starting project. This project is perfect for anyone who has a basic grasp of crochet, but wants to expand their skills.
Skills needed: must know how to crochet (chain, single crochet, familiar with double or triple crochet).
Materials: copy of the free pattern from Ravelry:...more
Part 1 - July 8th, 11:00am-12:30pm, Part 2 - July 15th, 11:00am-12:30pm
Did you just take Learn to Knit and are ready for the next step? This two part class is for you! We will teach you to purl, knit in the round, decrease knit and purl stitches, and follow pattern instructions. The hat is sized all the way from baby to adult - any of which will give you the perfect pattern to increase your skill set.
Skills: must know how to cast on and knit
Materials: 1 skein worsted weight yarn, 16" circular size US 6 needles, 16" circular size US 8 needles, US 8 dpns, stitch marker,...more
July 16, 2017 2pm - 4pm
Orenburg lace has an ethereal quality like no other lace. This class is for advanced knitters who are comfortable in their basic skills. You will learn the ins and outs of knitting tradition Orenburg Lace including the techniques for knitting the center and border of this classic shawl all together and emerge confident in your skills to knit any Orenburg lace pattern.
Skills needed: This is an advanced level class. You should be able to cast-on using long tail cast-on method, knit, yarn over and knit 2 stitches together as well as wrap and turn.
Materials: Light color lace...more
July 22, 2017 10pm - 12pm
Colorful sugarplums will dance on your yarn with this fun and rewarding class! Rather than use icing on sugary cookies, we'll be using it in the dyepot and microwave. Using kitchen-safe materials, students will dye 1 skein sock yarn (superwash wool/nylon) sock yarn or DK weight superwash merino. Learning the fundamentals of color theory and dye safety will give you confidence to DIY (Dye It Yourself) at home.
Skill Level: All levels, all ages.
Pre-Requisite skills: none!
Yarn: 1 skein included, please choose yarn weight when registering for the class. Students may...more