Knitting and Crocheting Classes
Beginning Knitting: If you have never picked up a pair of needles, or it's been years, this is the class for you. We start with the basics and go from there! Small class allows for individualized attention. 4 Sessions - $50, includes instruction booklet. Friday, October 5, 12, 19 & 26 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Basic Knit Socks: Learn the basics of sock construction!! One pair and you will be addicted. 3 sessions---$40, includes pattern. Sunday, October 7, 21 & November 4 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Pattern Reading: Know the basics of knitting but need help/practice in reading pattern directions? Blocks will be made from various patterns (written in various ways) and can be assembled into either a pillow or throw. 4 Sessions - $50, includes patterns. Saturday, October 6, 13, 20 & 27 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Basic Chart Reading: Are you intimidated by charts? Don't be anymore! 1 Session - $20, includes pattern. Sunday, October 28, 1:00-4:00 p.m. OR Friday, November 9, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Basic One-Color Brioche: Learn the basic brioche stitch. 1 Session - $15, includes instructions for scarf. Monday, September 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Two-Color Brioche: Now that you know the basic brioche stitch, learn it with two colors!! MUST KNOW ONE-COLOR BRIOCHE. 1 Session - $15, includes instructions for two-color scarf. Monday, October 8, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Brioche in the Round: Make a 2-color Cowl while learning to do brioche in the round! MUST KNOW 2-COLOR BRIOCHE. 2 Sessions - $20, includes pattern. Monday, October 22 & 29, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Advanced Brioche: Learn to increase/decrease in brioche! Are you ready? Must have experience with 2-color brioche. 3 Sessions - $40, includes patter. Wednesday, September 5, 12 & 19, 9:30-11:30 a.m. OR Monday, November 5, 12 & 19, 9:30 -11:30 a.m.
2-hand 2-color Knitting: Once you learn to control a strand of yarn in EACH hand, fair isle knitting is a breeze! Get a head start on gift knitting (we'll be making a hat) while learning to make our "non-knitting" hand knit! 2 sessions---$30, includes pattern. Saturday October 6 & 13, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
"Stitch-Surfer" Socks: You will truly have a one-of-a-kind pair of socks when you knit these that are constructed from the tote up using the intarsia technique in the round! Must know basic sock construction. 4 sessions---$40, includes pattern. Wednesday, October 10, 17, 24 & 31, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
"Strandwanderer" Scarf: This unique scarf combines both "horizontal" and "vertical" garter stitch in the same piece. Truly an eye-catcher!! $30, includes pattern. Wednesday, September 26, 9:00-noon OR Monday, November 12, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Beaded Fingerless Mitts: Learn to knit with beads while making these cute fingerless mitts. Makes the perfect gift for the Holidays. 2 sessions---$20, includes pattern. Friday, October 26 & November 2, 9:30-noon.
"Garter Gone Crazy" Scarf: Garter stitch takes on a new look when it is knit in multiple directions using short rows. Fantastic gift item...easy knit! 1 session---$20, includes pattern. Friday, September 7 1:00-4:00 p.m. OR Sunday, October 14 1:00-4:00 p.m. OR Sunday, November 11 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Color work Mittens: Learn numerous techniques (including braided cast-on, working with 2 colors from chart, and thumb gussets) while knitting these awesome adult size mittens. Pattern also has option for fingerless mitts if you prefer! 3 sessions---$40, includes pattern. Friday, October 5, 12 & 19 9:30-11:30 a.m. OR Wednesday, November 7, 14 & 21 9:30 -11:30 a.m.
Open Knitting/Crocheting: Join other fiberholics for the afternoon. Very informal!! Problem solving, help and inspiration available. Wednesdays 1-4 p.m. $1/hour. No registration required. Come when you can!
Pre-registration is required for all classes except Open Knitting/Crocheting. Registration may be done by phone/email/snail mail/in person. Supply lists furnished upon payment of registration fees. Any needed yarn and/or needles may be purchased before or at the first session. As our class schedule is quite full, it is not always possible to schedule make-up classes for missed sessions (unless we have to cancel due to weather and/or illness). Therefore, please check your schedule carefully before signing up for a class. Thank You!