Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Knitting Classes
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Knit 101 – This two session class is still running twice a week, every week!  Join us to learn how to cast on, knit, purl and cast off only $15 for 2 weeks instruction!  Come learn the basics!
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Mondays 6-8pm
Tuesdays 10am – noon
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Oops! The Anatomy of a Stitch – Holding on tight so you don’t drop a stitch?  Relax!  This class will review the structure of a good stitch, so you’ll know what to do when one goes wrong.  Learn how to pick up stitches, un-knit and rip out.

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Sunday, Sept 12th 12:30 – 2:30pm
Sunday, Oct 24th 12:30 – 2:30pm

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Cabling Basics – Don’t let cables scare you any longer!  This sample class will teach the basics of how to make cables, as well as how to read a chart and pattern for cabling.  You’re going to laugh when you realize just how easy this is!
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Sunday, Sept 12th 3-5pm
Thursday, December 2nd 6-8pm
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Things I’ve Learned: A Knitters Arsenal of Great Tips! – Check out the tools and tips that make knitting more fun.  Learn how to speed up your projects by using some easy tips.
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Sat, Sept 11 10:30am – 11:30am
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Beyond Knitting 101 – Graduated from Knit 101?  Ready for a real project?  Shelly will have some great patterns for you to pick from!  Maybe you’re ready for a hat, a felted bag?
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Tuesday, Sept 21 and 28th 6-8pm
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FREE Sweater Knit Along

February Lady Sweater

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Join us for our next FREE knit along.  We are doing the February Lady Sweater!  We will meet every other Friday night starting Friday, September 24th from 6-8! Come to as many or as few as you can!
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Aestlight Shawl

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Aestlight Shawl

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This class is back by popular demand!  The Aestlight Shawl (East Light in Shetland dialect).  It is constructed using one of the traditional Shetland Shawl making methods based on the garter stitch.
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This class is offered over 3 wednesday nights.  6-8pm.  October 6, 13 and 20 .

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Socks on Two Circulars – Knitting socks on double points drive you coo coo crazy?  How about knitting socks on two circulars?  For 3 Tuesdays Shelly will lead you through!
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Tuesdays, October 12, 19 and 26 from 6-8pm

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Sheepy Trim Mitts
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Sheepy Trim Mitts

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Join Aimee for 2 sunday classes and knit the sheepy trim mittens!  You are sure to keep warm during our cold winter with these knit wooly warm mittens.

Sunday, October 17th and 24th 10am – noon

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Round and Round – Join us for this Sunday survey class of techniques for tubular knitting.  Come to one, two or all three of these sessions!
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Sunday, October 17th 12:30 – 2:45

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Easy Knit Baby Sweater – Ready to knit a sweater, but not a “grown up” one yet?  This easy knit baby sweater might just be the thing.  Knit in one piece this sweater is sweet and fun.  Perfect for any newborn baby in your life.
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Sunday, October 17th and 24th from 3-5pm
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Getting Gauge – Believe it or not, knitting up that little swatch can save you time!  A test swatch holds critical information you need to make your next project a success.  Learn to read gauge and what your options are if you don’t make suggested gauge.
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Sept 11th, 12 – 2
October 19th, 10 – 12
December 2nd, 3-5pm
December 4th, 10:30 – 12:30
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Pattern Reading –Ready to graduate from scarves, but confused by reading patterns?  This is the class for you.  We’ll walk you through the basic elements of every pattern:  yarn requirements and gauge, sizing and all those abbreviations!
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Tues October 19th, 12:30 – 1:30pm
Sat December 4th 1-2pm
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Double Knit Headband Workshop – Nancy Lindberg herself will lead this class!
Start with a provisional cast on, join the 2 layers and continue with Double Knitting.  Both sides are knit at the same time on one circular needle.  Finish by separating the layers and attach stitches with the Kitchener Stitch.
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We are so excited to have Nancy in the shop on Saturday, Oct 23rd from 10 – 2.  We’ll provide the yarn and lunch!  How can you pass it up!
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Kidsilk Mittens
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Kidsilk Mittens

Ready to learn the basics of mitten making?  These are simple with a twist.  Katy holds a strand of Cascade Venezia Worsted (wool and silk blen) with a strand of kidsilk haze.  You’re gonna LOVE these mittens!
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Wednesdays, October 27th,  November 3rd and 10th
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Fleeced Earflap Hat
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Fleeced Earflap Hat

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The earflap hat is super soft and super warm thanks to the merino fleece worked in as you knit.  It’s co co knit’s version of thrumming…”extreme thrumming” which is invisible on the outside but thick and warm as lamb’s wool on the inside!
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Wednesday, November 3rd and 10th 1-3pm
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Knit Mini Hats and Mittens
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Mini Hats

Mini Mittens

Teeny tiny hats and mittens make great decorations and are fun to knit!  Spend 2 Fridays, knitting these miniatures for your winter wonderland.
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Friday, November 5th and 12th 10:30 – 12:30
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Knit Washcloths

Knit Washcloths

Knit washcloths or dishcloths make great gifts for any occasion.   What better present than a hand made set of washcloths?  Choose from a variety of stitches that can be used in yoru future projects; seed stitch, basket weave, argyle, eyelet, ribbing, shell stitch, and cables will all be taught!
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Tuesdays, November 9th, 16th and 23rd from 6-8
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Speed Knitting – Want to speed up your knitting time?  Do yo ulike to try new techniques for knitting and purling?  Come to this hands on session to learn how to do the continental method of knitting.  Eliminate throwing and increase your speed.
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Saturday, November 13th 10 – 11:30am
Thursday, November 18th 6:30 – 8:00pm
Saturday, December 4th 2:30 – 4pm



Dropped Stitch Silk Scarf

Make a beautiful dropped stitch scarf out of amazing silk yarn for someone you love.  Better yet, make one for yourself!  This easy scarf is knit in garter, is fun for all knitters but easy enough for any beginner.  Super fast to make, Great for a take on vacation project.  If silk isn’t your thing…this scarf is beautiful in any yarn!
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Saturday, November 13th 2:30 – 4:30pm
Thursday, November 18th 4 – 6pm


Alpine Boots

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Alpine Boots

Fancy Alpine Boots

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Knit and then felt a super cute pair of slippers.   They are especially cute in kids sizes!  Throw in some novelty yarn and the little one in your life will be in heaven.

Youth Knit
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You’ve been asking for more kids knit classes.  Here is your chance.  Perfect for any kid 8 and up.  In this 2 part class they’ll learn the basics, cast on, knit and cast off.  Get them ready for a winter project!

Saturday, October 23rd and 30th, 1:30 – 3:00

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Baby Surprise Jacket

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Baby Surprise

If you haven’t yet tried this sweet sweater jacket, this might be the time.  This is a very fun knit (all garter stitch).  You’ll spend 3 weeks knitting and figuring out how to put this one together.   It’s genius really!
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Wednesdays, November 3, 10 and 17    6-8pm

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Newfoundland Mitten

Newfie Mittens

Grab some friends and spend a few Sunday mornings knitting these cute mittens!  We promise you’ll want to make more than one pair.

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November 7th, 14th and 21st from 10am – noon


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Fair Isle Holiday
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Fair Isle Holiday

We’re still working out the kinks on this one…but trust us, it’ll be fun.  We’ll learn the basics of fair isle knitting while making some cute holiday decoration.  All supplies will be included!  We’ll do something like these???
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Sunday, Dec 5th 10 – 1 OR
Wednesday, Dec 8th 5-8pm

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6 Responses to “Fall 2010 Class Schedule”

  1. Susan Stafford says:

    Hi – I am a beginner. Is there a time when people like me can just come and knit and “get help” when we need it?
    many thanks –
    Susan

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  3. melissa says:

    is there a pattern for purchase for the fleece earflap hat? i don’t need to take the class, but i would like to get the pattern.

  4. admin says:

    HI Melissa! There sure is a pattern. It’s available here at the shop if you are close by the shop.

  5. Mary says:

    Can you offer the ear flap class at night or on a weekend for working folk? Cmon Carly!!!

  6. admin says:

    Hey Mary? It is added…Wed night December 1st and 8th!
    call us.

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