CLASSES

LEARN TO READ A KNIT PATTER

     LEARNING TO READ KNIT PATTERNS
can be a daunting; it looks like another language!  In this class we'll the l basics of reading a knitting pattern.
  From sizes to brackets and asterisks, we'll demystify the mystery behind intimidating knitting lingo.
 
In addition to learning Common Stitch abbreviations, you'll also learn about 
Sizing - Patterns will either be written to fit one size or fit multiple sizes;
 Asterisks - Asterisks are used to indicate repeating parts of patterns. and
 Brackets - Sometimes used instead of parentheses for sizing. Other times used to indicate repeated patterns 

Crochet Mandalas

Mandala is the Sanskrit word for endless circle.
Mandala's beauty comes from striking combinations of color and patterns and visual symmetry.  They are the perfect project for beginner to experienced knitters because they make up quickly and take only a small space to crochet.  A wonderful traveling project because of size. and portability,  Like Doilies they are small, creative and beautiful, unlike doilies they use striking combinations of color, stitches and sizes. Terrific gifts for friends homes.

                                                                                      

Victorian Lady Shawl

 Victorian Lady Lace Border Shawl
by Hilary Smith Callis published in the Interweave Publication  - COZY KNITS
This elegant wrap is worked from the outside in, beginning with the lace border
& shaped with short-rows in stockinette stitch with decreases on either side.  Very simple pattern!  
Using chunky yarns can make for a very quick project.  Great project for beginner to experienced knitters.

LEARN TO CROCHET

LEARN TO CROCHET
This class instructs on the technique of using a crochet hook with yarn to make lovely projects, or trims. Learn to cast on stitches and do the basic single and double crochet stitches. You will leave crocheting a simple scarf.
 

 

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.