Friday, January 21, 2011

Winter Classes

English Mesh Lace Scarf
Saturday, January 29th, February 12th 11:00 to 1:00
With this simple but lovely lace stitch pattern beginning lace knitters will learn how to read charts (written instruction are also available) and knitting beads into the scarf for some extra sparkle if you want.
Skill Level: Inter. Beginner (knit, purl ,increase and decrease)
Materials: One (1) skein of Superior Cashmere and Silk or two (2) Manos Silk Blend, Churchmouse pattern and needles for the yarn you will be using.

Shawl Collard Cowl
Thursday, February 3rd, 10th 5:30 to 7:30
This fashionable button-up cowl will keep you warm all through the colder months. It looks great over a long sleeve top or under your winter coat. Knit up in Misti Alpaca Chunky yarn it’s sure to be your favorite luxurious accessory. The cowl also makes a great quick-to-knit gift!
Skill: Beginner (be able to read a pattern, cast on, knit & purl)
Materials: Two (2) skeins of Misti Alpaca Chunky, size 6 & 7 24” needles.

Adult Beginning Knitting
Thursday, February 24th, March 3rd &10th 5:30 to 7:30
Learn how to cast on, knit, purl, yarn-over and bind off while creating a
washcloth in this three session class. The class will also cover the
importance of gauge, needle size, reading a label and the difference
in weights of yarn
Skill Level: Excited and eager to learn
Materials: Size 8 needles and one skein worsted weight yarn.

First Sock
Saturday, March 5th, 12th 11:00 to 1:00
Learn what all the excitement is about knitting your own socks! Using Knitting Pure and Simple’s pattern and double point needles, we will teach you the basic sock.
Skill: Be familiar with Double Point Needles, know the long tail cast on, knit and purl.
Materials: Worsted weight yarn, we use Lorna’s Laces Shepherd and size 6 double point needles and the Knitting Pure and Simple’s pattern.
Homework: Cast on and follow pattern for a total of 5 inches.

“Chloe” Childs Bolero
March 31st, April 7th 5:30 to 7:30
This bolero from Never Not Knitting has a size range from 0-3 months to 10-12 years; you can choose three colors for striping or a one color for a solid. You’ll learn the technique for Top Down sweaters, M1 increasing and changing colors
Skill: Beginner
Materials: Spud & Chloe Sweater, Never Not Knitting pattern, size 8 needle in 16” & 24” and two (2) buttons

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