Classes

 

Slipper Socks Class

Want to learn basic sock construction and have them knitted up quickly in a weekend? Well these slipper socks are really cute and fun to knit with our machine washable chunky Ella Rae yarn.
 In this class you will  learn how to knit on double pointed needles, turn a heel, pick up stitches, and finish your toe with a beautiful and easy technique called grafting. You just need to know the basics to enroll: knitting, purling, casting on, and decreasing.
Materials:
1 set size 7 DPN’s
1 skein Ella Rae Lace Merino Chunky or equivalent yarn, (wound prior to class)
Pattern will be provided for free!
Class will be held on Friday, January 30th from 1-3:00
$25
We require at least three people signed up to offer the group price. Please register in advance and bring your friends!

Beginning Knitting

Have fun learning the basic knit stitch, as well as how to correct common beginner mistakes, while creating a lovely garter-stitch scarf or hat. No previous knitting experience required!!

We will be knitting with chunky weight yarn 300 – 400 yards for a scarf.This way it knits up fast and you can wear your creation quickly! Have with you on class day circular or straight needles in a size determined by your yarn choice. Our friendly staff will help you pick out a yarn you will love and needles that correspond! We have lots of yummy,soft yarns to choose from!

Cost: $25, plus supplies, to be purchased in advance of class day if possible. If not, please arrive early to choose your yarn and needles!

Fridays 10:30 am – 12:30 ..starting January 23rd

Please call ahead to register. We require at least three people to offer the class rate of $25. Bring your friends for a relaxing outing together! Knitting is often more fun when you share it with others!

socks…

Feb 7, Feb 21, Feb 28   1-3PM
$45.

This class will teach you the fundamentals of sock knitting.  We’ll learn to knit socks with double points, 9″ circulars and/or Magic Loop…student’s choice!

Materials required:

  1. 100 grams of fingering weight yarn
  2. size 2 needles, double point required, 9″ circular recommended, 40″ circular if you wish to learn Magic Loop
  3. Churchmouse Basic Sock pattern

 

Knit & Yoga
Instructor Bonnie Ottaviani returns to Yarns Unlimited for Saturday sessions of “Knit & Yoga”.
Come learn how to avoid tense shoulders, achy hands & wrists from too much knitting (ok, we know there is no such thing, but you know what I mean!)
No experience necessary-
Bring your knitting, as we knit between exercises.
Please sign up in advance, either in person, or give us a call (412-741-8894)
Bonnie will be here on the last Saturday of the month from 1-3 PM
Sessions are $10 each
January 31
February 28
March 28
April 25
May 30

CROCHET (ALL LEVELS) 

First Saturday of the Month 10am-12 Noon

Next class February 7

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

Guardian Angel meeting for January is the 8th.  We will not meet again until February 19th.

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!

6-8PM.

$5.00

 

 

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