Monday, October 1, 2012

New classes

Check out the new classes we are offering in October and November!

The Eternity Scarf/Cowl two-part class starts next week on Wednesday, October 10th and continues the following Wednesday. It also is offered the Fridays, November 2nd/9th.

This is a great class and project for the beginner knitter. You will learn how to read a pattern and a very simple chart. This cowl can be made in three basic stitch patterns and can be made in three lengths. Materials: (Short version) 160 yard of worsted weight yarn and size 8 circular needles, stitch markers. Fee: $35 – includes the pattern, Eternity Scarf by Michele Wang. Level: Advanced Beginner
The Entrelac Cowl class also is a two-part class. It will be offered Thursdays, October 25th/November 1st and again Tuesdays, November 27th/December 4th.
This is a great pattern for entrelac that is knit in the round. It is a good way to learn entrelac on a smaller scale. We’ll use Heather Cabanas’ Entrelac Cowl pattern, and a self striping yarn to really show off those triangles and rectangles. Materials: approx. 200 yds. Silk Garden or Casablanca, or other self striping worsted weight yarn, 16” circular needles in a size 7 or 8 to get gauge, tapestry needle. Fee: $35, includes the pattern. Level: Advanced Beginner (must be proficient at K and P and basic increases/decreases)
Learn the basics of Double Knitting as you make a simple headband. The new Double Knitting class is offered several times in October and November: Tuesday, October 23rd, Saturday, November 10th, and Friday, November 16th.
 Double Knitting is a technique for making a double layered fabric that is reversible. In this class you will learn the basic double knitting technique while making a simple winter headband. Make the headband in your school colors and have the perfect accessory for fall football games! Materials: 2 colors of a smooth worsted weight yarn, such as Cascade 220. About 100 yards of each color, 16” circular needles in size 6 or 7, ring markers. Fee: $25, includes the pattern. Level: Intermediate
Find descriptions of all our classes in our newsletter and the dates and times they are offered on our calendar.

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