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Beginning Brioche

$60

with Sara Jessen

Calendar Oct 9, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Come see what all the fuss is about! Brioche is one of the hottest knitting trends right now and it is really addicting. 

In the first class you'll learn the basics of 2 color brioche and in the second class we'll learn simple increases and decreases. 

Blanket KAL

$25

with Sara Jessen

Calendar Oct 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This KAL was inspired by all my friends making the Hue Shift Afghan. I decided to hop on the bandwagon as well. Lets meet every Saturday in October to work on our afghans and have them finished before winter. Feel free to bring any blanket you are currently working on. 

Knitting 101

$40

with Heddi Craft

Calendar Oct 6, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Are you an absolute beginner to knitting? Or did you learn to knit many years ago and need a refresher course? In this class, we'll learn to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off while making a simple mug rug to put under your favorite coffee cup. While we work, we'll learn the basics of reading a pattern and fixing simple mistakes. No previous experience necessary.

Materials needed:

  • Smooth, washable worsted weight yarn
  • Size US 7 knitting needles
  • Tapestry or darning needle
  • Small scissors
  • Row counter (optional)

Learn to Knit Lace

$35

with Heddi Craft

Calendar Oct 13, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This class is for students who feel confident with making knit and purl stitches and want to learn how to apply simple increases and decreases to make lace patterns in their knitting. While making a simple patterned headband, we’ll learn how to do several types of decreases and learn how yarnovers make a lacy pattern in your work. We’ll also learn how to read simple charted lace directions.

Materials needed:

  • Smooth, worsted weight yarn
  • Size US 7 knitting needles
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Row Counter
  • Small Scissors

Lernen Shawl Lace Shawl KAL

$25

with Heddi Craft

Calendar Sep 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this five week lace shawl knit along (KAL), you'll learn everything you need to know to knit lace shawls! We'll learn a new skill each week starting with garter tabs and simple yarn overs and working up to nupps and beads by the last session. You will learn to read charts and fix common lace mistakes.

Heddi Craft Designs will be running a knit along online for this lovely lace shawl worked in fingering weight yarn and this class will give you the chance to learn each week's skills in person from the designer herself. By the end of the knit along, you will have all the skills you need to tackle any lace project with confidence! 

Materials needed:

  • 550 yds/503 m of fingering weight yarn, sample use Anzula Luxury Fibers Dreamy (114 g, 385 yds, 75% Superwash Merino, 15% Cashmere, 10% Silk), 2 skeins, Kale
  • US size 5 [3.75 mm] 32" [80 cm] circular needles 
  • 40 Czech glass beads, Size 6/0 (approximately 3g total)
  • Stitch markers
  • Small crochet hook (approximately 1 mm) or beading tool for applying beads
  • Tapestry needle
  • Pattern will be provided in class.

Make It Your Own!

$35

with Heddi Craft

Calendar Oct 27, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Are you ready to make your knitwear designs your own?  In this class, we will learn how to substitute lace, cables, or colorwork into an existing design to make it uniquely yours!  You'll learn how to deal with differences in gauge, how to adjust for stitch multiples, and how to handle seams and hems.  After taking this class, you'll never look at knitting patterns the same way again!

Materials needed:

  • paper (plain and/or gridded)
  • pencil with eraser
  • calculator (the one on your smartphone is fine)
  • patterns you own that you would like to modify
  • stitch dictionaries (optional)

Sample patterns and stitch dictionaries will be provided if you don't have your own.

Sara's Sweater Support Group

$90

with Sara Jessen

Calendar Oct 14, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 7 weeks

This support group is just that, a way of supporting eachother along the way with lots of great tips and any help that is needed will be provided. If this is your first sweater please also enroll in the Swatching and Measurements workshop as well, as this support group will not cover swatching techniques. I want to focus this sweater support group on the CustomFit sweaters by Amy Herzog however any sweater of your choosing is acceptable. 

Note there is no class:

10/21

11/4

Swatching and Measurements

$40

with Sara Jessen

Calendar Oct 7, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This 3 hour class will cover everything you need to know to get started on a CustomFit sweater by Amy Herzog. Learn how to make a proper swatch, get proper measurements, and get help choosing the proper CustomFit sweater for you. If this is your first sweater and are not interested in CustomFit this class is still for you!

This class is meant to be taken in conjunction with Sara's Sweater Support Group.

 

Materials:

yarn and appropiate needle size 

tape measure

pen/pencil

favorite sweater if you have one. 





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