CLASSES

LEARN TO READ A CHART

LEARN TO READ CHARTS
Ever wonder why there are grey boxes in the middle of a chart?  What do all those squiggles and numbers mean, anyway?  Bring a project that has you stumped, one you've been afraid to start, or try out a simple cable-and-lace dishcloth to learn how to navigate the wonderful world of charted knitting!  
You may never go back...  (Participants must know how to cast on, knit and purl.) 

MAGIC Number Knitting with Hand-Dyed yarns

NUMBER KNITTING - working with Hand-dyed Yarns
Hand-dyed yarns all look so luscious in the skein--but if you've been stymied by how to make their colors "pop" in your projects, come join us to learn about the "Magic Number" contained in every skein!  
We'll discover how to knit our way to finding the number, how to use it to plan an eye-popping scarf,
& we'll talk about how to use our new-found "magic" for more elaborate projects as well.  
Bring (or buy!) a skein of hand-painted yarn in any yarn weight,
& an assortment of needles which you think would be appropriate for that yarn...

THE KITCHENER STITCH

 
THE KITCHENER STITCH
 
Most famous as a method for sealing sock toes without leaving a seam that rubs, this method of grafting stitches together is useful for sweaters, shawls, hats, mittens, etc.  Come learn how to work the simple miracle of embroider that is the Kitchener stitch!  
 
Cast on 20 sts (using any appropriate yarn and needle size)and join in the round; work 4 rows and bring with you to class; also bring a tapestry needle.   (Previous experience working in the round preferred but not required.)
 

 

Knit Parisian Tote

KNIT PARISIAN TOTE

Remember when my pattern was celebrated in Vogue Knitting Winter issue?  5 years later, Its still popular & has grown

into a larger collection of Parisian Patterns. Learn this simple, geometric design pattern of Knits & Pearls,  

increases & decreases.

                                     

Learn To Crochet

LEARN TO CROCHET

This class instructs on the technique of using a crochet hook (yes only 1)

with yarn to make lovely projects,or trims.

Learn to cast on stitches and do the basic single, double crochets as well as increasing and decreasing to shape project.

 

 

 

Learn To Knit

LEARN TO  KNIT

Learn the basic knit stitch and basic purl stitches. Also work cast-on & bind-off stitches to begin * end your project. This class is very basic; meant to get you comfortable with knitting needles & the knitting technique.We'll encourage you to leave knitting a simple project such as a basic scarf.