Top Down Open Cardigan with Carolyn Dondi
This cardigan might just become your favorite accessory all year round! Top down construction makes this garment easy to try on as you knit it. Suitable for students having basic knitting skills.
December 4,11,18 Wednesdays 5-7pm $60
Felted Clogs with Sharon Nelson
Learn a different way to knit and felt slippers that will surely become your favorites! These have become a classic! Basic knitting skills required.
December 4,18 Wednesdays 2-5pm $50
Beginning Lace with Ginny Tanner
Stretch your knitting talents with a diamond lace scarf. You will soon be yarning over and decreasing with confidence and have a beautiful accessory as well!
December 5, 19 Thursdays 5-7pm $40
Socks on Double-Point Needles with Carolyn Dondi
Have you thought of joining the ranks of the sock knitters? Now is your chance! The basic sock is a thing of beauty. Once you have mastered the 3 ingredients, you will be able to spread your wings and create many different looks. Basic knitting skills required!
December 7,14,21 Saturdays 9-11am $60
Those Darned Sox with Carolyn Dondi
Learn how to extend the life of your hand knitted (or even, gasp, machine-made) socks by the age old method of darning.
December 8 Sunday 12-3pm $30
Beginning / Intermediate Weaving with Dottie Weir
Beginning weaving or move a bit beyond the basics on our shop 4-shaft floor looms. Learn or refresh skills for warping and setup of floor loom plus study of lace weaves, textures, supplementary weft and painted warps. If you are beyond beginning, you will be pushed to learn more. Floor loom and material included. 24 hours
December 26, 27, 28, 29 Thursday thru Sunday 9:30am-4:00pm (24 hours) $175
ONE ROOM SCHOOL HOUSE TATTING with Julie Anne Sprinkle
These (2) sessions can be for the beginner or the intermediate student. Julie Anne will teach basic ball and shuttle techniques and pattern reading skills to make simple edging, snowflakes and heart medallions. Tatting is a needlework art form that appeals to so many because of its beauty and versatility. The resource list and bibliography will lead you down the path to your own frivolity. If tatting is NOT new to you, Julie Anne will teach to your level as well.
January 7,14 5-7pm $50
Felted Boots with Sharon Nelson
These Boots will surely keep cold feet warm. If you like the clogs, these are even more fun! Basic knitting skills required.
January 8, 22,29 Wednesdays 2-5pm $70
Finishing Class with Judy Cross
Learn the mattress stitch and 3-needle bind off for seaming and a simple crochet edging for a more finished look. Some homework required; a garment that needs to be seamed or several swatches to be seamed together.
January 17 Friday 1-4pm $30
Fix Your Mistakes with Judy Cross
Mistakes are part of a knitter's life! This class will cover where mistakes come from and how to recognize, troubleshoot and fix them; any level welcome.
January 18 Saturday 9-11:30am $30
Slip Stitch Technique with Judy Cross
Learn a color technique without having to do stranding or intarsia. Slip stitch is the easy way to work color into any project. The workshop will cover the technique, discuss projects, pattern sources and give you time to play!
January 19 Sunday 12 2:30pm $30
Fireside Socks with Carolyn Dondi
Make a pair of warm and cozy socks! This is a great class for anyone who wants to learn to make socks but who doesn’t want to struggle with small needles and skinny yarn. These socks are made on double point needles with bulky yarn so they knit up quickly. Students must be able to Cast On, Knit, Purl and Bind Off.
February 4, 11 Tuesdays 5:30-7pm $40
What Next? (after Beginning Knitting) with Judy Cross
Take your knitting skills immediately into something more and make a garment for yourself. Choose from several patterns; teacher approved.
February 8,15,22, March 1 Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm
Entrelac Knitting with Karen Currier
This is knitting but looks woven. It could be magic but if you learn these basics you will amaze many with your new skill. Basic knitting skills required.
March 4,11,18 Tuesdays 3-5pm $60
Introduction to Spinning with Sharon Dalrymple
Want to jump into a new craft with both feet. . .and both hands? This accelerated, condensed class will introduce you to the fundamentals of hand spinning; wheel operation, fiber preparation, worsted drafting technique, as well as plying, A great way to test drive a new fiber skill.
January 18 Saturday Noon-4pm $50
Spindle Spinning with Sharon Dalrymple
Come and discover a whole new "twist" to spinning! Suspended spindle spinning is very verstile whether you're learning the basics of spinning for the first time or you already spin on a wheel and just want a more portable method. In this class we will learn about fiber preparation, drafting, Z and S twists, plying and setting the twist in your new yarn. Bring a spindle (top whorl preferred).
January 24 Friday 1-4pm $30
Spin Quick & Easy Novelty Yarns with Sharon Dalrymple
Love those fancy yarns but don’t have a lot of time to spin them? Then you’ll enjoy this class which will show you how to make coiled yarn, single ply eyelash yarn and a 2 ply coucle with very little effort. Basic spinning knowledge required.
February 6 Thursday 1-4pm $40
Beginning Spinning with Sharon Dalrymple
Come create special hand spun yarns. These classes will include wheel operation and maintenance, fiber preparation, worsted and woolen spinning as well as two different plying techniques. You will also learn to operate a drum carder while using various fibers to create your own one of a kind roving. Practice is the key! [Supplies needed: a WORKING wheel, lazy kate, 3 bobbins, niddy noddy. (You may rent a wheel with the accessories for $30.00/month.) Fiber will be provided.]
March 8,15 Saturday 12:30 3:30pm
Weaving a Color Gamp with Dottie Weir
Does color fascinate you? Do you have heart palpitations trying to make color combination choices? Do you normally work with neutrals because colors are just “too hard”? In this class we will weave with all the colors of the rainbow in the warp and cross them with a second rainbow of colors. Fascinating and wondrous things happen where colors combine to create new and unexpected colors. Come and be intrigued and inspired!
January 25, 26, February 1,2 10am-4pm $175