February 24, 2019 2pm - 3:30pm
There comes a time in every knitter's life when we want to knit a small project in the round. Mastering double pointed needles will give you the ability to knit anything in the round, even I-cord. Plus, this cute fingerless mitts pattern is also a great way to swatch for a larger in-the-round project.
Materials: Copy of the free pattern, Easy Fingerless Mitts by Maggie Smith, worsted weight yarn, size 7 DPNs, and a stitch marker. The sample is worked in Berroco Ultra Wool.
March 2, 2019 10:30am - March 2, 2019 12:30pm
Looking for an engaging, yet quick, project? This versatile unisex hat is the knit for you! You'll learn how to knit cables, read a chart and complete a gauge swatch during class, ensuring a perfect fit. Pattern and a stitch marker will be provided by the instructor.
Materials: US8 16" circular needles and dpns. 1-2 balls Catena by Berroco.
Homework: Cast on 22 stitches and knit 2 rows. Leave on your needles and bring to class.
March 3, 2019 2pm - 3:30pm
Learning to crochet in-the-round will expand any crocheter's horizon tremendously. With this simple hat pattern, we will also cover how and when to work increases as well as changing colors and some finishing touches.
Skills needed: ch, sc, dc
Materials: approx. 220 yds dk weight total. Sample worked in 2 colors of Berroco Summer Silk, size G/6 (4.00mm) hook
March 9, 2019 11am - 2pm
Needle felting seems like a complicated craft filled with all kinds of sharp and unfamiliar tools, but don't be too intimidated. If I gave you a pin, could you pop a balloon? If your answer is yes, then you’ve got the basics down already! Needle felting is basically poking a pile of wool with a needle until the fibers get tangled together. The more poking, the tighter the tangle, until you’ve created a solid object. In this beginner level class, we’ll start small and create mini-sculptures with just a handful of special needles and some loose roving wool. Spring is in the air, and Austin...more
March 10, 2019 2pm - March 10, 2019 4pm, March 31, 2019 2pm - March 31, 2019 4pm
Part 1: March 10, 2019 2:00PM-4:00PM
Part 2: March 31, 2019 2:00PM-4:00PM
Knit seamlessly from the collar to cuffs, the Flax baby sweater, size 0-6 months, is a perfect first sweater project. This two part class will teach you all the ins and outs of knitting a top down sweater that you can apply to any size sweater. You will learn to how to knit a raglan yoke, separate the sleeves and body, pick up and knit your sleeves, and how to add all the finishing touches.
Materials needed: Copy of free Flax Sweater pattern from Ravelry, 270 yds worsted weight yarn 4.5st/inch,...more
March 16, 2019 12pm - 2pm
Knitting charts can be intimidating. You just learned all these new terms in order to knit a lacy piece and now you are faced with these crazy symbols? Have no fear! The Hideaway Cowl by Noriko Ho is a great way to learn how to read a chart - it's both charted and written so you can see how instructions look in both forms. Charts give you a visual representation of your finished item and are a wonderful method to learn to follow. We will cover the meaning of symbols in the chart, how to read it, and tips for working with charts.
MATERIALS: Copy of the free pattern on Ravelry,...more
March 17, 2019 2pm - 3:30pm
Tunisian crochet is a fun mix of crochet and knitting! Using a long hook with a stopper on one end, the stitches are picked up and bound off on every row allowing for a completely different fabric than traditional crochet. We will be offering more tunisian classes in the future, so this will be a great time to learn the basic stitches as well as the terminology so that you will be able to interpret other tunisian patterns more easily.
During class you will be making a small mug rug.
Materials: You will need a cotton yarn in either Dk weight with a size H/8 tunisian hook,...more
March 23, 2019 1:30pm - 3:30pm
DESCRIPTION: Intimidated by socks? Don't be! This adorable pattern comes in a variety of sizes- we'll be making the smallest so that you can learn the twists and turns of sock construction before committing to a full size adult sock.
MATERIALS: Copy of the free pattern on Ravelry, Rye Light by Tin Can Knits, 120 yds fingering weight yarn, US1 dpns, stitch markers.
SKILLS REQUIRED: Confident knitting and purling.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate.
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