Learn to Intarsia
If you know how to knit and purl, then you can learn to make a cute pillow using the beautiful technique know as intarsia. We will cast on and begin knitting this project in a two hour class. You will also learn how to repair mistakes (if you make any!) using the Duplicate stitch. This is fun to learn and very useful to have in your knitting skills repertoire!
You will receive the pattern and materials list when you sign up for the class.
We need at least three students to keep the class on the schedule, so ask a friend to join you.!
Saturday, October 17th from 11:00 -1:00
Cost: $25 Instructor: Dawne Lawton
Have Fun Learning to Knit a Hat
Skill Level: Beginner who can knit, purl, cast-on.and bind-off.
Materials Needed: Please purchase these materials prior to class
Yarn: 1 skein of worsted or aran weight yarn. We suggest Felted Tweed Aran or Madeline Tosh Vintage
Needles: Size 6 (16″) circular needle, Size 8 (16″) needle, and Size 8 double -pointed needles
Notions: 6 stitch markers. Pattern is supplied.
$35 for Two 2 hour sessions
Friday Class: September 18th and September 25th 10-12
Saturday Class: September 19th and September 26th 11:00-1:00
Ask a friend to join in the fun: We require at least three students to constitute a class.
Knitting Socks for Beginners
Have you always wanted to learn to knit socks but were afraid to try? If you already know how to cast on, knit, and purl, then this is the class for you!
We will use chunky yarn to learn the basics of turning a heel and using double pointed needles, making the process easy and fast.
You will receive your pattern and supplies list when you sign up for the class. We need at least three students to keep the class on the schedule, so ask your friends to join you!
Class Schedule: Friday, October 23rd 10-1
Saturday, October 24th 11-2
Learn and progress at your own comfortable pace in a one on one lesson. Perfect for beginners who want to learn how to knit, or for the more experienced knitter who wants to learn new skills. Private lessons are available at $25/ hour. Please call the shop 412-741-8894, to arrange times with Dawne.
SATURDAY BEGINNING KNITTING
Saturday, September 19, 26 October 3 and 10 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 September 5th 10 AM-12 Noon
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.