Fridays, November 7 and 14
Class Level: Beginner/Intermediate Fee: $35
Instructor: Dawne Lawton
Need a super adorable baby gift?
Want to learn short row shaping in a fast & easy project?
Come learn how to knit the Aviatrix Hat!
During class we’ll learn about the mysterious “w&t” (wrap and
turn) along with how to pick up wraps to hide them. We’ll also
cover picking up stitches for the earfaps in part two.This unique
hat is worked fat on straight needles but requires no seaming!
The Aviatrix Hat is a free pattern available here
Students should be comfortable knitting, purling, casting on, casting
Please determine the size you want to make and then
for maximum short row practice during class please cast on and
work the initial 1×1 rib for the size you are making.
- Please bring a printed copy of the Aviatrix Hat to class with you.
- 1 ball Pure Wool Worsted worsted weight yarn
- Sizes 7 and 8 needles – either straights or circulars will work
- Stitch markers
- To fnish the hat after class you will also need a tapestry needle
and 1 or 2 buttons
Beginner Knitting on Fridays
Fridays, October 10, 24 and 31 10-12 AM
Come for as many as you like, but please register in advance.
$20 per session.
Experience: None needed!! This is for the absolute beginner.
supplies: 1 ball Rowan Pure Wool Worsted
size 9 needles
1 Clover daring needle set
Skills Learned: cast on, cast off, basic knit stitch, seaming
Minimum students 3 Maximum 8
Learn to Knit on Double Pointed Needles
Fridays, October 10 and 24 12:30-2:30 PM
Pattern: Slipper Socks (free!)
Skills Learned: knitting on double pointed needles
knitting in the round
basic sock construction
Experience needed: knit, purl, cast on, cast off
Supplies: size 9 double pointed needles
1 skein Ella Rae Lace Merino Chunky
Saturday, October 4, 11,25, and Nov 1 9-11 am $45
1st Class: Discussion of yarns, yarn weight. Learn the basics of knitting, slip knot, cast on, knit stitch, bind off, how to manage yarn while knitting.
2nd Class: Learn the purl stitch, joining yarn, bind off increases, decreases and discussion of importance of getting gauge. Preparation to start first project and selection of yarn.
3rd Class: Cover anything missed in first 2 classes, ribbing, reading patterns and assistance with work on project.
4th Class: Continue work on projects.
Materials needed: The Knitters Companion, 1 skein worsted weight yarn (for practice) and size 8 needles
CROCHET (ALL LEVELS)
First Saturday of the Month 10am-12 Noon
Next class October 4th
Beginners $15, Help $10
Come learn to crochet! Experienced crocheters can work with us on the Wendy Blanket
If you’re interested in the crochet-a-long, pick up the pattern and materials at the shop and join in the fun.
Guardian Angel is back in action! Next meeting is October 2
Guardian Angel sessions meet the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month (unless otherwise posted). Stop in for help from Rebecca, or just knit and visit! October sessions will be on the 2nd and the 16th.