ANNOUNCING the RETURN of CLASSES!!!!!!
Classes are being held Tuesday afternoon from 1pm to 3pm and again Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. There will be a limit of 6 students per class and we require the use of face masks. We request that only class participants arrive for these sessions. Please see us/contact the store for questions and material lists and to register. Sign up sheets will be available in August!!
Classes are as follows:
Carnival Blanket: This is a masterclass for all adventurous knitters. We will be exploring colour theory, adjustments to the finished size of the blanket as well as provisional cast-ons, wrap and turn short rows, picking up stitches, decreases, single crochet stitch, whip stitch joining and edging techniques. The cost is $65 plus materials. Designed by Margaret Holzmann.
Session 1: Sept. 6: Introduction: yarn choices and yardage requirements, colour theory, approach choices, how to change the size of your project.
Session 2: September 13: The Lens: This class features provisional cast-on pros and cons, the wrap and turn stitch, construction tips...
Session 3: Oct. 4: Triangle 1 (Joining 4 Lenses): Picking up live stitches, backwards loop cast on, decreases...
Session 4: Oct. 11: Triangle 2 (Joining 2 Lenses): Picking up stitches from various provisional cast ons, organizing strategies for your completed pieces, help session for the earlier class topics
Session 5: Nov. 1: Crocheted borders on the squares: This is an introduction to crochet for those who have yet to experience it!!!
Session 6: Dec. 6: Sewing Up: Whip stitch--the why and how
Sessions 7 & 8: Times to be announced in the New Year!!
Beginner Cowl: Sept: 20 and Sept 27-- This class covers how to cast on, cast off, knit and purl, and how to sew up (seam). The result will be a beautiful cowl, knit flat and seamed together--as a gift or for yourself! Cost is $25 plus materials. This is a store design based on the Luuk Hat. This cowl is designed to fit humans, but Llama models it well!
Flax Sweater: Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 8 and Nov. 15-- This is an intermediate class. Knowing knits and purls is highly encouraged. In this class, we will be learning top-down construction, knitting in the round, increases and decreases and how to incorporate some simple patterning. Cost is $25 plus materials. This is a Tincanknits design.
Beginner Hat: Nov. 22 and Nov. 29-- After mastering knit, purl, casting on and casting off, this class will go to the next level. We will be learning how to knit in the round and decreasing in order to complete a hat. The pattern for the earlier cowl and the hat will match so that you can have a complete set in time for the winter gifting season (or to keep yourself warm in the chillier weather). Cost for the class is $25 plus materials. Luuk Hat by Annis Jones.