Wednesday, September 1, 2010

September Classes & Workshops

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

Any of the classes listed below can be scheduled at your convenience ~ for you or a group of your friends. Call the shop for special pricing for groups of four or more.

Sock Class ~ One Sock on Two Circulars, $60
Wednesdays, Sept 8, 15, 22, 29, 1pm - 3pm
As a student in this sock class you will knit socks from the toe up on two circular knitting needles, one at a time. You will learn the Turkish cast-on, joining in the round, working with two circular needles, increasing, decreasing, and reading a pattern. (Intermediate Class)

Sock Class ~ Two Socks at a Time on Two Circulars, $40
Wednesdays, Sept 8, 15, 22, 29, 1pm - 3pm
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n this class you will build on the information from the One Sock on Two Circulars class as you learn to knit two socks at a time! (Intermediate Class)
Prerequisite: One Sock on Two Circulars Class

Project Class, $20 per session
Tuesdays, Sept 7, 14, 21, 28, 10am - 12pm
Join us to work on a project that you have always wanted to make but are hesitant to attempt on your own.

Beyond the Basics Class, $30
Thursday, Sept 9th, 9:30am - 11:30am
In this informative class you will learn to "read" your knitting, how to fix mistakes, and more tips that will help with your knitting. Please ask about the small homework assignment when signing up for this class. Required materials: two circular needles of the same size or close in size (sizes 7, 8, or 9 please), a tapestry needle, a crochet hook (size G, H, or I) and one skein or ball of worsted weight yarn (lighter colors will be easier to work with).

Clapotis Class, $30
Friday, Sept 17th, 1pm - 3pm
The Clapotis wrap/scarf is not only beautiful and fun to knit, but also a great way to learn several fun and useful techniques. In this class we will get you well on your way with your Clapotis project, and we will be glad to lend a hand anytime you need help along the way to your completed wrap. Visit the shop to see shop samples of this terrific project.

Cast-on and Bind-off Class, $30
Thursday, Sept 23rd, 9:30am - 11:30am
Would you like to have many different cast-ons and bind-offs in your "knitting bag of tricks"? Join us for this class and you will learn several different cast-ons and bind-offs as well as when and why you would use each. You will be amazed at the pretty and interesting techniques you will master. Please ask about the small homework assignment when signing up for this class. Required materials: two circular needles of the same size or close in size (sizes 7, 8, or 9 please), a tapestry needle, a crochet hook (size G, H, or I), and two different colors of worsted weight yarn (lighter colors will be easier to work with).

Would you like to take a knitting class along with your child? Mother and daughter or mother and son knitting classes are available at a special rate ~ call the shop for details.

September Sale Items

This month's sale items are:
20% off Berroco Yarns & Patterns
20% off Aslan Trends Yarns
20% off Plymouth Yarns
20% off Clover Circular Needles
50% off In-stock Susan Bates Knitting Needles
30% off Selected Maggie Knits Books
30% off Drops Pattern Books

Change in Shop Hours

Beginning September 7th Yarn Nook will go back to normal shop hours after an abbreviated summer schedule. The shop hours will be:
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm (Sit & Stitch 6pm - 8pm)
Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm