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KNITTING ISSUES ? ? ?

If you are struggling with repeated knitting mistakes, stitch recognition and learning issues (any problem that takes more than 5-10 minutes of our normal business day), please consider taking a class with one of our knowledgeable staff members or a private lesson.

Class fees vary. (Beginning Knitting is very comprehensive with 4 sessions for $80), Technique Classes are usually less.
Private lessons are all about you
at $20/hour.


Green Valley will be hosting knitting for Hats and Scarves for Homeless Vets the1st and 5th Tuesday each month, evenings 5-7pm.


REFUND POLICY
RETURNS must be accompanied by the
SALES SLIP
Returns APPLY to UNUSED CONES and YARNS
NO RETURNS on Sale Items
Within 2 weeks - check / credit card
15 to 120 days - store credit
No Returns after 120 days

GREEN VALLEY WEAVERS & KNITTERS  CLASS List
Phone (719) 448-9963 or come in to register for these superb classes!
Supply lists provided upon sign up.

"The Knitting Doctor Is In"
Are you struggling with repeated Knitting mistakes, stitch recognition and learning issues (any problem that takes more than 5-10 minutes of our normal business day), please consider this session. Every Tuesday, Noon-2pm $10

Private Lessons – the time is all yours at the shop for $20/hour ($10/half hour) – must schedule.

Children/Young Adult Classes – Please let us know if you have a small group of 8-14 year olds that would like to learn to knit.

Private Instruction for Weaving with Dottie Weir
Private instruction is available for those who want to explore specific topics or projects and want private instructor assistance. Potential topics should be discussed with the instructor. Days, date and times must be arranged with the shop. Cost does not include materials fee. Cost is $20/hour.

“White Fibers” with Dottie Weir
Dye/Painting Skeins of Yarn for Knitting, Weaving and Crochet. This is an introduction class for knitters, weavers, crocheting or any fiber person wanting to create their own dyed yarns and begin to make a personal statement. “White Fibers” are the fiber artists’ canvas. This will be a five hour class. Day to be determined – please let us know if you are interested.





Entrelac with Karen Currier
It is an interesting looking effect and very easy to achieve. In this class you will learn the basics of entrelac construction while knitting a small sample piece.
August  7, 14, 21 Wednesdays 1-3pm | $60


Knit Swirl Jacket with Karen Currier
Join us as we create an incredibly flattering coat. This one piece/one seam garment is a showstopper! It looks a lot harder than it really is. You’re going to love how you look in it and you’re going to want more than one. Believe me!
July 9, 16, August 6, 20 Wednesdays 1-4p | $80


Fair Isle Legwarmer/Sock with Carolyn Dondi
Learn fair isle colorwork with legwarmers or socks – beautiful – like stain glass!
August 5  Tuesday 9am – Noon  $30  (leg warmers only)
August 12, 19 Tuesdays 10am – Noon | $50  (continue with socks)
Class total is $70 if you take all (3) sessions
 

Entrelac with Karen Currier
It is an interesting looking effect and very easy to achieve. In this class you will learn the basics of entrelac construction while knitting a small sample piece.
August 7, 14, 21 Wednesdays 1-3pm | $60


Rockefeller Shawl with WW
The Rockefeller Shawl/Scarf is a study of geometric shapes and symmetry by Stephen West. The use of short rows, lace, intarsia and mosaic knitting produce a specactular garment you will be proud to call your own.
August 15, 29, Sep 12, 26  Fridays  5-7pm  | $80


Brigitte Elliott, guest artist, Swing Knits
“Organized Freeform: Short Rows for Art’s Sake – not just for fit”
Begin the Autumn Fusion Shawl by learning how to make short rows using a double stitch instead of the typical wrap and turn (no makers necessary) plus a few “tricks of the trade” for a lovely outcome with even edges. Join us for an exciting day and learn new tools for your knitting repertoire.
August 24  Sunday  Noon-4pm | $90


Hundertwasser Shawl with Karen Currier
An eye-catching rectangular shawl of two fingering/sock weight yarns (1 variegated, 1 tonal or solid) plus an edging yarn. Karen will walk you through the techniques involved in making this fun accessory.
August 27, September 3   Wednesdays 1-4  | $50




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.
July 25/26 and Aug 1/2 Fridays/Saturdays 9:30am-4:00pm (24 hours) | $175


Old or New: Weaving in the Navajo Tradition with Kate Williams
Complete an old Navajo weaving or begin a new project in this beautiful weaving tradition. We will do a small weaving with options in traditional weaving designs or join me in a landscape weaving known as a Pictorial, if you have previous experience. Discover or reacquaint yourself with this lovely process!
August 9, 16 Saturdays 1-4pm | $50


Weave a COLOR GAMP with Dottie Weir
Does color excite 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 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 inspired!
August 22, 23, 29, 30  Fridays/Saturdays  9:30a – 4p  | $175




Diameter Control Spinning with Sharon Dalrymple
Have you been spinning for while and now discover that you can't consistently make yarn thicker or thinner than your "default" yarn? You know, the size of yarn you always spin? In this class be ready for a BIG "AHA" moment! Sharon will show you how by just adjusting the size of your pulley (whorl) and tension in varying degrees, you can control the diameter of your yarn.
July 31, Thursday 1-4pm | $40






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.
September 2, 9 Tuesdays  5-7pm | $50




Beginning Knitting with Carolyn Dondi
A series of classes designed to take you from being a non-knitter to a confident knitter. The class will include casting-on, increasing, decreasing, at least 4 pattern stitches, working to gauge size, casting off, reading a pattern and much more. September 2, 9, 23, 30 Tuesdays  10a-Noon | $80


Great American Aran Afghan KICK-OFF with WW
Want to really learn cables and aran knitting? And, have an afghan when you are done? Now is your chance! We are sponsoring a knit along to do the Great American Aran Afghan. We will be meeting once a month to start a different square.  Each meeting you attend will cost $10.00  You will need to have your yarn and book by the first meeting. The yarn called for in the pattern is Plymouth Encore and it takes about 20 skeins. We will need to order the yarn in order for you to have 20 skeins in the same dyelot. Any ?s, please talk to one of us.
Our first meeting will be September 19 Friday  5:30 - 7pm
 

Christmas Stocking with WW
Don’t wait to knit that special Christmas stocking: Knit it now!
September 23, 30, Oct 7 Tuesdays 5-7pm  $60
Wine Bottle Sweater with Karen Currier
You don’t want your “reds” to get too cold. Knit them a long-sleeved, turtle-necked sweater and embellish with some unique buttons. Great fun and nice as a gift.  September 24, Oct 1   Wednesdays 1-4pm | $50
 

Patternless Freestyle Knitting with Charlie Seltman
Oh; there are a few rules but mostly this class is just a lot of fun discovering patterns for your sweater. Take this class and you might just be on your way to designing all of your own patterns.
September 28, Oct 12 Sundays Noon – 2pm  $40
Steeking with WW
This is such a terrific technique and tool. Use practice swatches and overcome any nervousness about cutting into a knitted sweater.
September 28   Sunday 3-5pm | $30




Beginning Crochet with WW
Crochet a hat in this class. Learn basic crochet or gain more confidence and go beyond chaining. If you are a knitter, every good knitter should know some crochet.  September 10, 17, 24 Wednesdays 5-7pm | $60






Uniquely Your Yarn - Color with Jan Seltman
Perfect for the Holidays! Decorate with them or use them as part of your gift wrap. Can you have too many snowflakes?
October 11, 18, November 1  Saturdays 12:30 – 3:30pm | $80


Tiered Poncho with Judy Cross
This poncho was inspired by a friend who is a quilter. It is constructed of modules that are added as you go so there is minimal finishing work. Good project for beginners and a fun project for everyone!
October 17, 24  Fridays 1-4pm | $40




Toe-Up Socks with Yvonne Muise
Toe-Up, two at a time on one circular needle; sounds like a lot but once you have tried this, you will not want to knit socks any other way. Yvonne will walk you through each step.  Basic knitting skills required.
October 18, 25  Saturdays 9a - Noon | $60







Knit Snowflakes with Carolyn Dondi
Make bunches of these for the holidays! Carolyn will guide you through the process. 
November 4,11  Tuesdays 10A - Noon | $40
 

Christmas Balls with WW
Based on the book by Arne and Carlos; fair isle patterning with Scandinavian designs. As much fun to make as they are beautiful to decorate with.
November 5,12,19  Wednesdays 5-7pm | $60




Crochet Snowflakes with WW
Perfect for the Holidays! Decorate with them or use them as part of your gift wrap. Can you have too many snowflakes?
November 8, 15, 22  Saturdays 4-6pm | $60




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.
November 8, 9, 15, 22   Sat, Sun, Sat, Sat   9:30am-4:00pm (24 hours) | $175






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.
December 26,27,28, 30 Fri, Sat, Sun, Tues 9:30am-4:00pm (24 hours) | $175

OTHER UPCOMING CLASSES WILL INCLUDE:

“White Fibers” with Dottie Weir
Dye/Painting Skeins of Yarn for Knitting, Weaving and Crochet. This is an introduction class for knitters, weavers, crocheting or any fiber person wanting to create their own dyed yarns and begin to make a personal statement. “White Fibers” are the fiber artists’ canvas. This will be a five hour class.
Day to be determined: Please let us know if you are interested.

Toe-Up Socks | TAPESTRY Weaving |Various Spinning Techniques/Fibers/Levels | RIGID HEDDLE Weaving | ENTRELAC Knitting | FAIR ISLE color knitting | GANSEY SWEATER

Deborah Lane teaches (call for interest)
WEAVING BOOT Camp - a two day weekend workshop
MINI WEAVING WORKSHOPs - 2 hours and $20.00 each
YOUR FIRST PROJECT
DRAW DOWN
TIPS, TRICKS & TRAPS
PROFILE DRAFTING
DESIGNING with BLOCKS
HUCK LACE
REGISTRATION & REFUND

A 25% deposit is required to reserve your place in class.  Full payment is required two weeks prior to class.
Because we schedule the teacher, order supplies and reserve equipment, there are no exceptions. Registration fees are fully refundable only if you cancel two weeks prior to the beginning of class. If we cancel the class, prepaid fees will be refunded. Please check class supply lists for any pre work or supplies needed for the first class.
In consideration of our instructors and other students, we cannot accommodate infants and children while you are in class. Please make other arrangements for their care.
A 10% discount for class supplies applies to non-sale yarns and books.