Fiber Arts Classes

May

Due to the Covid -19 restrictions, we are unable to do any group lessons. However, we are able to provide private lessons. Please contact the front desk for details.

Knitting Classes

 
Hooded Kid's Poncho

$36 + Yarn & Pattern

Hooded Kid's Poncho

Postponed until further notice.

Everybody loves a poncho! Join the poncho party and knit a child's poncho that uses yarn to make its own flowers. Good for beginners wishing to learn how to pick up stitches for a hood, or leave it off and learn some stitching skills.

Gauge Swatching Unraveled Workshop

$25 + supplies

Gauge Swatching Unraveled Workshop

Postponed until further notice.

Do you struggle to make things fit? Do you hate to measure things? Well, unfortunately, these two things do go together. However, knowledge is power. The problem may just be a lack of knowing how the measuring should happen and how it relates to your pattern. Come on in and let's unravel the mystery of swatching together.

Finishing with Finesse

$55 + Book

Finishing with Finesse

Postponed until further notice.

Do you struggle to finish your work? Does seaming, buttonholes, or picking up stitches intimidate you? Have no fear, come on in and learn the basics of how to finish your project with finesse. In this class, you will learn all three techniques and how to do them well. Your projects will have that finished handmade look you desire.

Fair Isle

$36 + Yarn & Pattern

Fair Isle

Postponed until further notice.

Does fair isle knitting intrigue you with its ability to use different colors to make patterns and draw the eyes? No problem come on in and learn how to use two hands to create those alluring pictures and patterns. You have the option of making one of two different style hats while learning the two-handed Fair Isle knitting method.

Dogwood Lace Cowl

$35 + Yarn($17 pictured) & Pattern($5)

Dogwood Lace Cowl

Postponed until further notice.

Have you admired some leafy lace patterns, but they look too complex? The Dogwood Lace Cowl looks more complicated than it is. Learn double decreases and simple lace patterning that make something beautiful. The ends can be seamed or grafted (learn provisional cast-on as well).

Brioche Knitting - Steps 1 & 2

$55 + Yarn ($13 pictured)

Brioche Knitting - Steps 1 & 2

Postponed until further notice.

Have you seen the alluring color blend of brioche knitting but not understood what it takes to make those colors change? Let's learn together, in this class we will explore 1 and 2 color brioche knitting flat. These techniques build on each other and come together in a snug Mobius cowl. Designed by the teacher especially to teach these first two steps in mastering brioche knitting, you will have fun learning this different technique while making a lovely neckwarmer.

Learn to Knit a Cardigan

$55 + Yarn & Pattern Book($14.95)

Learn to Knit a Cardigan

Postponed until further notice.

Do you admire the classy look of a cardigan but haven't been brave enough to try a sweater project? Have no fear, we can teach you to make a beautiful cardigan. In this class, you make a baby cardigan(so that there is less homework). All the skills are completely transferable to any size and the workbook you purchase for the class gives you many options to continue your new journey into the world of cardigans.

Beginning Knit

$55 + Yarn & Pattern

Beginning Knit

Postponed until further notice.

Have you longed to knit but just haven't' learned how? Make time now! Come into the Yarn Outlet and learn, during this class, you will unravel the mystery. You will make some simple washcloths while learning the basics of knitting. Casting on, knitting, purling, fixing mistakes and binding off can all be mastered. 

Sock Technique of the Month

$25 per month + supplies

Sock Technique of the Month

Meets: Once a Month - Saturday, March 14th from 1:30pm- 2:30pm.

Do you want to learn different ways to make socks? Maybe a different bind off or heel would help you enjoy them better. In this class, the teacher will pick a different sock technique every month. This month we will focus on learning stretchy cast-ons for the cuff down sock.

Mystery Knit Scarf - Stitch a Week

$55 + Yarn & Pattern

Mystery Knit Scarf - Stitch a Week

Postponed until further notice.

Do you love to learn new stitches? Are you excited by a mystery? We have just the right class for you. For several months we will learn 3 new stitches you can knit together into a beautiful scarf. You have to come to the class to learn which one is next. If you attend all classes, you will have a beautiful scarf to showcase all the new stitches you have mastered in 2020. This class is appropriate for any level knitter. The fun is only limited to the imagination.

Socks Any Way

$55 + Yarn & Pattern

Socks Any Way

Postponed until further notice.

For beginning or experienced sock knitters. Learn to knit socks toe-up or cuff-down. Use any of 3 knitting/needle styles: *double points *two circulars * magic loop. The class requires basic knitting skills and some experience with knitting in the round.

Crochet Classes

 

$36 + Yarn(price varies) & Pattern(price varies)

Crochet Poncho

Postponed until further notice.

Everybody loves a poncho! Join the poncho party with your choice of two spring style ponchos with open work stitches. Great for keeping your shoulders from a slight chill while being easy to pair and wear with any outfit. You can choose from one of two poncho's depending on your skill level and preference. Great for beginners and more experienced crocheters who want to learn more about crocheting open work in the round.

$36 + Yarn(varies) & Pattern(varies)

Read a Pattern

Postponed until further notice.

Do you crochet or knit only flat baby blankets because you can't read a pattern? Do you copy YouTube tutorials and have to stop and back up the stream constantly? Open up a whole new world when you learn to read a pattern and make a cowl or scarf at the same time. Choose between several cowl/scarf patterns.

$36 + Yarn($7.50 pictured) & Pattern (free with purchase of yarn).

Cochet in the round

Postponed until further notice.

Have you tried to crochet in the round and yet you always end up with a different shape? Learn to crochet a baby blanket in the round. This pretty round blanket works up quickly and is a great project for the intermediate to advanced beginner to start learning how to crochet in continuous rounds.

$55 + Yarn( $5.75 pictured) & Pattern ($5)

Beginning Crochet

Postponed until further notice.

Would you like to Crochet? Today is the day! If you know a stitch or two, or if you are a complete beginner this class is for you. There is nothing quite like learning how to create beautifully handmade items with a teacher. In this class you will learn all the basics including 4 stitches you will encounter most in patterns, how to read a pattern, and how to finish your work well.

$25 + $10 for supplies

Gauge Swatching Unraveled Workshop

Postponed until further notice.

Do you struggle to makes things fit? Do you hate to measure things? Well, unfortunately these two things go together. However, knowledge is power. The problem may just be a lack of knowing how the measuring should happen and how it relates to your pattern. Come on in and let's unravel the mystery of swatching together.

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