Classes and Workshops

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KNITTING CLASSES
BEGINNING KNITTING with Myra Rubin
Using Barbara Walker's Learn to Knit Afghan Book, we will learn the knitting basics and go on to learn all the
different techniques for knitting the afghan.  Please bring size 6, 7 or 8 needles & the "Learn to Knit Afghan" book
by Barbara Walker.   Yarn purchased here for class is 10% off.
 Click here to sign up online
Lunchtime on Tuesday  March 29 - May 17; 1-2 pm; Cost $50
                    May 24 - July 12; 1-2 pm; Cost: $50
                    July 19 - Sept 6; 1-2 pm; Cost: $50
                    Sept 13 - Nov 1; 1-2 pm; Cost: $50
Tues eves:   April 26 - June 7; 7-8 pm Cost: $50
        June 14 - Aug 2; 7-8 pm Cost: $50
        Aug 9 - Sept 27; 7-8 pm Cost: $50
        Oct 4 - Nov 22; 7-8 pm Cost: $50
Fri Morn:  April 29 - June 17; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
        June 24 - Aug 12; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
        Aug 19 - Oct 7; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
        Oct 14 - Dec 9 (except Nov 25) 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
Sat morn:   Apr 2 - May 21; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
         June 4 - July 23; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
         July 30 - Sept 17; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
         Sept 24 - Nov 12; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50

PROJECT NIGHT/DAY
Pick a new project to do  -- we have lots of ideas --- Baby Surprise, Ribwarmer, Felted Totes, Einstein
Jacket or any project you may need help with. We'll work on Crocheted Granny Squares too. Anyone who
wants to learn Socks on DPN's is welcome.
Click here to sign up online
Lunchtime on Tuesday  March 29 - May 17; 1-2 pm; Cost $50
                    May 24 - July 12; 1-2 pm; Cost: $50
                    July 19 - Sept 6; 1-2 pm; Cost: $50
                    Sept 13 - Nov 1; 1-2 pm; Cost: $50
Tues eves:  April 26 - June 7; 7-8 pm Cost: $50
        June 14 - Aug 2; 7-8 pm Cost: $50
        Aug 9 - Sept 27; 7-8 pm Cost: $50
        Oct 4 - Nov 22; 7-8 pm Cost: $50
Fri Morn:   April 29 - June 17; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
        June 24 - Aug 12; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
        Aug 19 - Oct 7; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
        Oct 14 - Dec 9 (except Nov 25) 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
Sat morn:   Apr 2 - May 21; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
         June 4 - July 23; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
         July 30 - Sept 17; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50
         Sept 24 - Nov 12; 10 - 11 am Cost: $50


SIMPLE STACKED STITCHES with Xandy Peters
What are stacked stitches?  Stacks are a bunch of stitches piled
on top of each other.  They can be used to create vertical movement
within a row.  Stacks are similar to short rows but do not  require
the knitter to turn their work as often and are great for creating
colorwork which is free of strands on the wrong side.
In this  class, students will learn the basics of knittnig wth
stacked stitches. You will cast on a swatch or scarf, use markers
to keep track of stitch count and learn how to fix mistakes.
Date: Saturday, June 4, 1 - 4 pm  FILLED
Cost $45

MY FIRST CUSTOMFIT SWEATER WORKSHOP
CustomFit makes custom patterns for hand-knit sweaters. It takes your choices, your body, and your hand-
knit fabric and produces a pattern perfectly suited to you. Design and fit expertise are built-in, so you get
to make all the fun choices ("I want a long-sleeved scoop-neck!"), without worrying about the hard ones
("How much ease do I need in my waist?"). CustomFit builds a pattern that fits beautifully from hem to
neck, and everywhere in between.   It works like this: we take your measurements (just once), you knit a
swatch and choose your sweater elements (style, neckline, sleeve style, edgings, etc.). We put that
information into our special LYS CustomFit account and create a pattern that is perfect for you. Your
measurements are saved forever, so your second sweater is even easier!  Includes a  Knit to Flatter
overview, measurements, swatching and good fabric. Bring back swatches on the second day and then we will
design your sweater and create your pattern. Click
HERE to sign up
Dates:   Saturday, June 4 & 18; 1 pm - 3 pm
        Thursday, June 23 & 30; 6:30 pm - 8 pm
       
COMFY CARDIGAN KAL (designed by Sarah Punderson)
This is the cardigan you are going to want to wear everyday and the
pattern you will want to make more than once. Easy to wear, easy to
make. This top down, raglan sleeve sweater is knit in one piece with
minimal finishing. It is a flattering design for all sizes, with strong
vertical features; a wide front band, and a simple stitch pattern down
the center back. The A-line shape is very flattering. Experience with
garment knitting is preferred, but easy enough to be your first sweater
with help. Techniques used are: Kfb, K2tog, M1, picking up stitches,
knitting in ribbing, and seaming (sleeves). Included in the pattern are
photos, a complete list of abbreviations, a stitch glossary, and schematic
.
Dates: Saturday, July 9 - Aug 27; 1- 3 pm   Click
HERE to sign up
Cost: $30+ materials --  10% discount on all yarn purchased for the sweater



GREATAMERICAN, GREAT NORTH AMERICAN AFGHAN  & AMERICAN ARAN AFGHAN with Myra Rubin
We'll do one square a month -- lots of cable techniques.  Come in and see the first few squares done! 10%
off of all yarn used for project. Materials needed:  GAAA book, yarn, needles and cable needle.  We will
continue this class for the Fall and winter -- you can still join in. Click
HERE to sign up
Dates: Feb 13, March 12, April 23, May 21, June 18, July 16, Aug 20 (rest of dates TBA)  Time: 2 pm -
4 pm  Cost: $50

FIX-IT CLINIC with Fran Gooch
Everybody makes mistakes when they knit—from small ones to big ones.
In this class we'll practice fixing some basic mistakes & tackle your specific questions too. Techniques
covered: - how to rip out many rows without losing any sts
- how to back out knits, purls, k2tog, yo, ssk, slipped sts, p2tog
- how to pick up dropped sts: knits, purls, yo, k2tog, & even cast on sts
- what to do when you run out of tail part way through casting on and how to avoid running out of tail in the
first place  - what to do when you're out of yarn in the middle of a bind off. Be sure to bring any projects
you have with mistakes in them! Class homework: Using size 8 needles and light-colored worsted weight
yarn, knit a square as follows: Cast on 40 stitches. Knit 8 rows. *Row 1: Knit, Row 2: K10, P20, K10*
Repeat these 2 rows for 2-3". Leave knitting on needle. Please bring Size 8 needles, worsted weight yarn,
a spare size 4 or 5 needle, 1 crochet hook (any size between E and H) and tapestry needle.
Date: Thursday, May 26; 6:30 - 8 pm Cost: $45

DO THE CONTINENTAL with Myra Rubin
Learn to knit & purl the "Continental" way. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP
Date: Saturday,July 23; 1 pm - 3 pm Cost: $30