Saturday, November 16 and, 23, December 7 and 14 9-11 am $45
1st Class: Discussion of yarns, yarn weight. Learn the basics of knitting, slip knot, cast on, knit stitch, bind off, how to manage yarn while knitting.
2nd Class: Learn the purl stitch, joining yarn, bind off increases, decreases and discussion of importance of getting gauge. Preparation to start first project and selection of yarn.
3rd Class: Cover anything missed in first 2 classes, ribbing, reading patterns and assistance with work on project.
4th Class: Continue work on projects.
Materials needed: The Knitters Companion, 1 skein worsted weight yarn (for practice) and size 8 needles
Knit-Along: “All the Shades of Truth” Stole
The Guardian Angel knitting group is having a Knit-Along! “All the Shades of Truth” is a beautiful stole inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture.
When: 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 6-8 p.m. KAL starts October 17th.
What yarn: Five colors of your favorite fingering-weight yarn. See pattern for quantities.
Which pattern: “All the Shades of Truth” is a modular garter stitch pattern with no seams.
Who can make this: Suitable for beginners. You must know how to cast on and knit; that’s it!
Where can I get the pattern: Purchase online at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/all-the-shades-of-truth
Guardian Angel meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 6-8 p.m. Attendance is 5$; you may participate in our KAL, bring any knitting project on which you need help, or just sit and knit!
“Improve Your Knitting Skills One Square At A Time”
with Yarns Unlimited’s Beginner Blocks of the Month class. If you know the basics but want to dramatically improve your skill set, this class is for you! Every month, learn two new techniques while making two squares of an afghan, finishing with how to sew it together.
YOU MUST already know how to cast on, bind off, knit, and purl. That’s it!
When: 1st Saturday of the month Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Yarn: 2 skeins per month (12 total) of Simpli Worsted from Skacel, or other worsted (at least 140 yards each).
Needles: US 10 needles, any type – please bring TWO pairs.
Pattern: “Building Blocks” booklet
Cost: $15.00 per session; pay for each month as you come, OR pay for the whole class and get one session free (90$ for seven classes).
October 5th: Knit/Purl Patterns, Reading Charts
November 2nd: Yarn Overs, Bobbles, and Simple Decreases
December 7th: Cables and Right Twists
January 4th: Mock Cables and Slip Stitches
February 1st: Left Twists and Left Decreases
March 1st: Make One (3 ways) and Advanced Decreases
April 5th: Finishing and Mattress Stitch Seams
Before each class, please start BOTH of your two blocks. Each block starts as follows:
Row 1: *K1, P1* to end.
Row 2: *P1, K1* to end.
Work these 2 rows for a total of 6 rows.
Crochet Days / Crochet–a-Long
Next Session: Saturday, December 7 10 am-12 noon
$10/ per session for crochet–a–long or help
$15 for beginning crochet
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 sessions will resume on Thursday, June 6th. Stop in for help from Rebecca, or just knit and visit!
November sessions will be on the 7th and 21st
6-8 PM $5.00