Thursday, June 4, 2009

June Classes and Workshops

Beginning Knitting Class
This is a class for those who have no prior knitting experience and can be scheduled at your leisure. If you would like to schedule a beginner class for yourself or for a group of friends, just call the shop to set up a time and date.

Knitting Classes for Kids, Pre-teens and Teens
Call the shop to schedule individual or small group knitting classes for your child or for a group of your child's friends. Knitting classes will be a fun summer diversion and a great gift from you....a terrific lifelong hobby! Call the shop to set up times and dates.

Intermediate Knitting Class, Tuesdays, 1pm - 3pm.
This class is offered every Tuesday. Students will work with Kim to choose an appropriate project they would like to work on in this class. Those who sign-up for this class should have already taken the Beginning Knitting Class or have a good knowledge of the basics of knitting.

Each of the following 4 projects will be taught as a series of classes. You may begin the project on any of the four dates listed for the class, and you may attend as many of the classes as you like.

Clapotis Wrap, Tuesdays, June 9, 16, 23, 10am - 12pm, $40 class fee
The Clapotis is a very popular pattern. It is a fun, beautiful way to learn shaping techniques and why you would want to drop stitches on purpose!

Autumn Tam, Tuesdays, June 9, 16, 23, 1pm - 3pm, $40 class fee
In this series, you will knit a beautiful fair isle tam. You will learn the following techniques: Fair Isle knitting, working in the round, increasing, decreasing, and reading a chart.

Loafers, Wednesdays, June 10, 17, 24, 1pm - 3pm, $40 class fee
In the Loafer series, you will learn short rows, wraps and turns, hiding wraps and turns, picking up stitches, and decreasing.

Swirl Shawl, Fridays, June 12, 19, 26, 1pm - 3pm, $40 class fee
While knitting the beautiful Swirl Shawl you will learn to use 2 sets of circulars to work in the round, decrease and pick up stitches.

Sock and Lace Workshop Days, Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17, 24, 10am - 4pm.
Sock and Lace workshops will be held every Wednesday. If you would like to begin a pair of socks or a lace project, or if you need help with any aspect of knitting socks or lace, you are welcome to join the workshop at any time. You may choose to knit your socks Cuff-down or Toe-up.

Weekly Yarn Tasting, Fridays, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 11am
Each participant will receive lunch, a “taste” of a fun yarn, and a technique class during which you will tryout your new yarn.

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