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New class schedule

posted Feb 20, 2016, 1:40 PM by Eva Donnelly
Learn to Knit:  First Time Knitters  
We do these classes as a private lesson.  We have found that this offers a better learning experience and value for the first time knitter than traditional group classes.  Many students will learn to cast on,knit & purl in their hour lesson.  Call to schedule, $30.00 per hour.

So now you can cast-on, knit & purl.  What comes next?  Try one of our beginner skill building classes.  Each class offers a new technique to add to  your tool box!

Skill Builder Classes: 
Students must know how to cast-on, knit & purl.  If you are not at this level, please take a learn to knit private lesson first!

Ombre Hat: 
Skills you will learn:   
Stranded knitting, English knitting with right  hand and Continental with your left hand, at the same time.   Knitting  on circular &  double pointed needles.  How to  read a chart.  This is a great first stranded project with a very easy chart.
February 27th & March 5th.  Time  11-1.  
Cost $40.00, plus materials. 

Fingerless Mitts:  These mitts are done on a straight needle, then seamed to finish.  Great project, which can be knit with in any worsted weight yarn.  Skills you will  learn: 
Reading a written pattern.  Gauge, what is it and how do I get it?    Simple increases.  Ribbing for a stretchy edge. Seaming with the mattress stitch for a flawless finish. 
3- 1 hour classes.   April 2nd, 9th, & 16th.  Time 2-3pm.
Cost:  $25.00

Top This Hat: 
These irresistible kids hats are a great way to learn the basic techniques of knitting any hat in the round.  Skills you will learn include:  Reading a written pattern.  Gauge-yes, you really should do this when knitting a hat because size does matter!    Circular knitting, joining in the round.  Switching to double pointed needles for the top of the hat.  Placing markers and setting up for decreasing top of hat.  This hat knits quickly and is a fun and easy first circular project.  The most difficult part will be choosing your hat.  March 5th & 19th  Time:  2-3:30.  Cost $35.00, hat kit included.

Nordic Style Bag
Brings back memories of my teen years!  These are the cutest bags ever!  Use your imagination for the next one. Skills learned, 
2 color and 2 finger knitting.  3 needle bind off.  Reading a chart.
March 19 & April 2nd.  Kit &  2 patterns included. 
Time:  11-1.  Cost $55.00.