Monday, January 25, 2010

February Classes & Workshops

(Call or stop by the shop to sign-up for classes. Those of you who 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, February 2, 9, 16, 23, 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.

Toe-up Sock Class, $60 (three 2 hour sessions)
Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, 1pm - 3pm.
As a student in this sock class you will knit 2 socks at a time from the toe up on two circular knitting needles. You will learn the Turkish cast-on, joining in the round, working with two circular needles, increasing, decreasing, and reading a pattern! The class will consist of three 2 hour sessions ~ you may choose any three of the four class dates listed above.

Modular Knitting Class, $20 (one 2 hour class)
Tuesday, February 2, 10am - 12pm or Thursday February 18, 1pm - 3pm.
In this class you will learn to knit in modular fashion while learning to decrease and pick up stitches. You may choose which of the two class dates you would like to attend. Class supplies: Kit price - $32, size 4 needles

Noni Bag Class, $60 (three 2 hour classes)
Fridays, February 12, 26, and March 12, 10am - 12pm.
While knitting this beautiful bag you will learn to pick up stitches, work in the round, and knit using beautiful fair isle techniques.

Pink Cabled Hat Class, $30, (two 1.5 hour classes)
Thursdays, February 4, 11, 1pm - 2:30pm
or Tuesdays, February 23 and March 2, 4:30 - 6pm
Learn to work in the round, how to increase and decrease, and how to knit cables while creating this amazing cabled hat. You may choose whether you would like to attend the Tuesday classes or the Thursday classes. This hat is beautiful when knit in one of our many pink yarns ~ a great hat for those of you who will be joining us in the Susan G. Komen walk!

The Versatile Beret Class, $30, (two 1.5 hour classes)
Saturdays, February 13, 20, 10:30am - 12pm
In this class you will knit an adult-sized beret using circular needles. There will be no seams to sew up! For this beret we will be knitting and purling, increasing and decreasing and we will learn to top off the hat with an I-cord or a bobble. Patterns will also be available for youth and baby sizes. For more information and to view photos of completed Versatile Berets, please click here.

Knitting Lessons for Home Schooled Children
Students will be taught the basics of knitting while developing motor skills, dexterity, concentration and mathematics. These classes are for 7 to 16 year olds. Call to schedule at your convenience.

Notes about classes at Yarn Nook:
Class sizes are restricted to a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 8 students in each class. If a class does not meet the minimum enrollment requirement, it will be cancelled and full refunds will be made.

A 50% deposit is required to secure your place in a class with the balance due on the first day of class. If the class is full, students who have not paid will be bumped from the class. If you must cancel, please do so at least 3 days prior to class to receive a full refund. Materials are not included in class cost. Students will receive 10% off class materials. Yarn Nook yarn must be used in all classes ~ no exceptions.

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