Wednesday, September 2, 2009

September Classes and Workshops

(Call or stop by the shop to sign-up for classes. Those of you cannot attend daytime classes, please let us know what class you would like to take ~ we would be glad to create a class for you in the evening or on Saturday.)

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.

Intermediate Knitting Class, Tuesdays, September 8, 15, 22, 29, 10am - 12pm.
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.

Helmetliner Knit-a-long, Tuesdays, September 8, 15, 22, 29, 1pm - 3pm.
As a participant in the Helmetliner knit-a-long you will learn the long-tail cast-on, joining in the round, knit2 purl2 ribbing, knitted cast on, picking up stitches, decreasing, binding off, working in the round, and reading a pattern!

Sock & Lace Workshop Day, Wednesdays, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 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.

JoJo Land Fair Isle Hat, Fridays, September 4, 11, 25, 10am - 12pm
In this class you will learn to knit a stunning fair isle beret. The hat is featured in the left-most photo at the top of this newsletter.

Yarn Tasting, Friday, September 18th, 11pm
Each participant will receive lunch, a “taste” of JoJo Land's beautiful Melody yarn, and a technique class during which you will tryout your new yarn.

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