Sunday, February 28, 2010

March Classes & Workshops

Call or stop by the shop to sign-up for classes.

Create Your Own Knitting or Crochet Class
This class is for anyone from the beginner who wants to learn the basics to the advanced student who would like help tackling a specific project. If you would like to schedule a one-on-one lesson let us know ~ we will be glad to schedule a lesson at your convenience.

Noni Cascading Fuchsias, $20 (one 2 hour class)
Tuesday, March 9 or March 23, 10am - 12pm

In this class, you will learn to knit the flowers used to embellish the Noni Market Bag. You will learn to pick up stitches, knit in the round, create shaping and to increase and decrease. Requires: pattern, yarn, #5 double-pointed needles, 24" #11 circular needle, and stitch markers. (Beginner to Intermediate Class)

Noni Market Bag Class, $40 (two 2 hour classes)
Tuesdays, March 16 and 30, 10am - 12pm

While knitting this beautiful bag, you will learn to pick up stitches and work in the round. Requires: pattern, yarn, 24" #11 circular needle, and stitch markers. (Beginner to Intermediate Class)

Toe-up Sock Class, $60 (three 2 hour classes)
Wednesdays, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 1pm - 3pm

As a student in this sock class you will knit socks 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 five class dates listed above. (Intermediate Class)

Medallion Sweater Class, $80, (four 2 hour classes)
Thursdays, March 4 & 18, and April 1 & 15, 2pm - 4pm

While knitting this amazing sweater, you will learn the turkish cast-on, how to work in the round, working cables, and increasing and decreasing. Requires: pattern, yarn, and needles. (Intermediate Class)

Circular Sweater Class, $40, (two 2 hour classes)
Thursdays, March 11 and 25, 2pm - 4pm

In this class you will knit a beautiful adult-sized sweater in the round while learning many new techniques. Requires: pattern, yarn, and needles. (Beginnner/Advanced Beginner Class)

Aran Squares Class, $30 per class
Fridays, March 5, 12, 19 and 26, 10am - 12pm

Join Winnie Duhe as she teaches you to knit a series of Aran Afghan squares from the book titled The Great American Aran Afghan. You will learn to read charts, work cables and bobbles, increase, and decrease among many other interesting and useful techniques. Requires: Book, stitch markers, yarn notebook, 24" #7 needles. (Intermediate Class - Students must know the long tail cast-on, how to knit and purl, and the basics of reading a pattern.)

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.